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Breaking the pesticide-suicide link

Kathmandu, Sept. 10 -- A53-years-old laboratory assistant at a reputed hospital in Kathmandu recently bought aluminium phosphide tablets and ingested three of them. He started vomiting immediately, an... Read More


Tamang history, memory and identity

Kathmandu, Sept. 10 -- Printmaking artist Subas Tamang's exhibition 'History, Memory, Identity', is a tribute to the struggle and resistance against oppression of Nepal's Tamang community. Tamang was... Read More


MCC row rocks Nepal's ruling coalition

Kathmandu, Sept. 9 -- Fatema Z Sumar, vice president of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), parachuted into Kathmandu on Thursday amidst afirestorm of protestagainst the project that threat... Read More


Samsung ACs

Kathmandu, Sept. 9 -- Samsung has launched its 2021 range of convertible air conditioners that also works as an effective air filter. The 5-in-1 Inverter ACs with Anti Dust & Bacterial Protector clean... Read More


Jeevan Rajopadhyay's Untitled

Kathmandu, Sept. 9 -- The genre of 'abstract expressionism' may be best described as artwork resulting from 'controlled accidents', where artists periodically and purposefully collide their conscious ... Read More


MCC: damned if we do, damned if we don't

Kathmandu, Sept. 8 -- For many outsiders, Nepal must seem like a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. Indeed, even Nepalis seem to think so. In 2017, a Nepali Congress-Maoist coalition gov... Read More


Schools of the Air

Kathmandu, Sept. 8 -- For nearly 18 months, regular educational activities of children across Nepalhave been disrupted.The closure of schools to reduce the spread of Covid-19 hasamplifiedthe many othe... Read More


A flood of recrimination

Kathmandu, Sept. 7 -- On 31 July this newspaper carried a report titled 'Kathmandu's Flash Floods Are 4 Decades in the Making'. The analysis by Tom Robertson stated that there was nothing 'sudden' abo... Read More


Fashion statement from the roof of the world

Kathmandu, Sept. 7 -- After two years of nearly zero income from tourism, the Mt Everest region of Nepal will be the venue for a fashion event this month to promotepost-pandemic eco-tourism, and estab... Read More


Inside Nepal's biggest stock market tumble

Kathmandu, Sept. 6 -- Nepal Rashtra Bank's (NRB) tightness on share collateral, signs of a lack of liquidity and the opening up of other investment avenues post-lockdown are some of the factors behind... Read More