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Kami Rita Sherpa to climb Mt Everest for 25th time

By Our Reporter Kami Rita Sherpa, the veteran mountaineer, who grew up in the shadow of Mount Everest, has already reached atop the highest peak a record 22 times. However, his thirst to climb the highest peak has not yet been quenched. He had unveiled his dream to put his …

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Tamasa in “new Nepal”

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Our leaders of the day are entertaining to all of us with their funny performance. Word slips After the statement on Venezuela by Pushpkamal Dahal Prachanda, American ambassador Randy Berry called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the other day. It is learnt that Oli had …

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One year of Oli government: No sign of prosperity

By Our Reporter The present government led by KP Sharma Oli of the Communist Party of Nepal is marking its first anniversary tomorrow (Friday). Prime Minister Oli, ministers of his cabinet, a few leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and the media close to the party and …

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Government announces PMEP

By Our Reporter The government announced the ‘Prime Minister Employment Programme’ (PMEP) on Wednesday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the ambitious programme to provide employment to all citizens aged 18 to 59 years in the country for at least 100 days a year. The PMEP aims at improving living …

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Venezuela issue causes rift in the ruling CPN

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal has been in a difficult situation after the immature statement issued by one of its chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Venezuela issue. Dahal had issued the statement when Prime Minister Oli was in Switzerland prompting the US government to seek explanation …

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Uniting for the Betterment

By Our Reporter Following the saying, “the heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make the difference in the lives of others,” the Embassy of Israel in cooperation with Shalom Club Nepal organized Volunteers’ Day on 6 February at Shanti …

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Venezuela episode angers the US

By Our Reporter The controversial statement issued by NCP chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on the issue of Venezuela has pushed the government and the NCP to a defensive position. The US sought clarification from Nepal’s ambassador to US Arjun Karki on the statement whereas the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had …

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American plan to stop China in Nepal

By Our Political Analyst Highly placed sources claim that the US government is putting pressure on the Oli led government for maintaining distance with China — especially for not joining hands with her on the Belt and Road Initiative. Accordingly, Americans have used different channels for not rewarding Chinese telecom …

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NC rallies against the government

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress on Monday held nation-wide rallies against the government as per the decision of its Central Working Committee meeting held on January 27. The NC that was angered by the government’s effort to scarp two hospitals operated in the names of its former presidents Girija Prasad …

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Former King meets locals in Simara

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra granted a group audience to around 200 locals at Prabhu Bas in Simara on 3 February. On the occasion, the former King had listened to the local people and acquired information about the situation. On Monday afternoon the former King visited Kalaiya, where thousands …

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