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Learning languages helps to understand each other better: Speaker Mahara

KATHMANDU, April 21 -- Speakers at a programme have said learning the Chinese language would not only clear the language barriers but also pave a way for understanding each other. Speaker at the Hous... Read More


One Indian among 207 killed in Sri Lanka bloodbath

Colombo, April 21 -- At least 207 people were killed and 469 injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil wa... Read More


Reimbursement to private schools stuck due to poll code

Chandigarh, April 21 -- The process of reimbursing fees of students from economically weaker section and disadvantaged group admissions to private recognised schools is stuck because the model code of... Read More


Complex identities and the future of our children in a global society

Kathmandu, April 21 -- There are more than 200 million people living as migrants, globally. Cultural transition from home to the host country involves tensions around the way migrants adapt to their n... Read More


Beauty over brains

Kathmandu, April 21 -- A promo punch for this year's Miss Nepal sounded something like: 'Searching for a role model instead of a model'. But even before the pageant kicked off, its bogus claim failed ... Read More


Remembering a rebellious girl

Kathmandu, April 21 -- Born to an aristocratic family, Tibrata Thapa had a very pampered childhood. At home, they called her 'Rajkumari', and she indeed lived like a princess. She had a small army of ... Read More


Why development efforts in the country go down the drain-almost always?

Kathmandu, April 21 -- The road section in front of the Amrit Science College in Lainchaur is a work in progress-perennially. The Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited fixes water leakage in the area a... Read More


Four years since the earthquake, Gorkha Durbar still in ruins

Nepal, April 21 -- Four years ago, on April 25, when the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country, the district of Gorkha crumbled. As the epicentre of the earthquake, Gorkha was hit hardest and th... Read More


I learnt to not give up and better myself: Akriti Kakar

Mumbai, April 21 -- Singer Akriti Kakar's musical journey began at home with her mother Nirmal Kakar, who is a postgraduate in music from Delhi University. She was her first guru, and it was because o... Read More


AAP, Akalis approach election commission over poll duty row

Patiala, April 21 -- The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have approached the state election commission over deployment of Punjabi University teachers on election duties, in Pat... Read More