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Ministry asks public: Avoid crowds, embrace safety measures against JN.1

Doctors warn it is just a matter of time before the new sub-variant of the virus spreads throughout the country.

Nepal-India Joint Commission to meet in Kathmandu from tomorrow

Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar is arriving in Kathmandu on Thursday for the meeting.

Three years on, monsoon-displaced people in outlying Bajura settlements await rehabilitation

A total of 519 families have been displaced over the past three years after their homes were destroyed by heavy rains, government data show.

Pancheshwar project awaits political decision

Nepal wants India to bear the cost of water it does not use. The neighbour has rejected the proposal, officials say.

Daily surge in housing applicants overwhelms authorities

Many people displaced by the November 3 earthquake are still languishing in flimsy tents and huts due to delays in the distribution of housing grants.


Change starts at top

Doing away with the provision of the PM and political leaders in top positions will help reform universities.

South Asia’s turbulent electoral politics

Elections remain only way to political change despite political parties’ misgivings about ECs.

Absence of Dalits in the private sector

Caste-based preference motivates workers to focus on ‘chakari’ rather than skills.

Nepal’s tourism potential

The country must be clear about the kind and number of tourists it needs and can handle.



Nepal, India ink 10-year 10,000MW power trade

Indian Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar is arriving in Kathmandu on Thursday for the meeting.


Youth Engagement: A Fundamental Factor in Enhancing Food and Nutrition Security in Nepal

With 40% of the population being youth, Nepal is currently experiencing a ‘youth bulge’, a phenomenon where the youth population is significantly higher as compared to other age groups.

Absconding rape convict nabbed, jailed

The man, convicted of raping a woman, was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Okhaldhunga High Court, Biratnagar, on January 6, 2022.

Man held with fake banknotes

Sandeep Jayaswal, a resident of ward 5 of Gujara Municipality, was detained with 1,843 fake bank notes of 1,000 denomination.

Curfew imposed in Sarlahi after youth dies during protest

Protesters claim that one of them died after being shot by the police.

Tootle CEO Sixit Bhatta arrested

Bhatta was taken into police custody on Thursday on charge of fraud.

Prime Minister Dahal restructures the PMO

A total of 68 posts, including that of three secretaries and seven under secretaries, have been cut in the downsizing.

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Iran attack, Tehran vows revenge

The memorial was marking the fourth anniversary of the death of Soleimani, who was assassinated in Iraq in 2020 by a US drone.

A physical depiction of inner turmoil

Mandala Theatre’s ‘The Rose: An Awakening Journey of Yashodhara presents an unconventional, dialogue-free exploration of Yashodhara emotional rollercoaster following Siddhartha Gautam’s departure.

Artists and locals celebrate heritage and sustainable living

The Harisiddhi Art Mela, organised by The Rotary Club of Yala, aims to revive community bonds and foster a deeper appreciation for sustainable living in small settlements.

India’s export quota on non-basmati rice to Nepal comes with slew of restrictions

Rice importers say under the current quota arrangement, imported rice will be dearer by over 30 percent in the local market.

Kathmandu metropolis plans sorting household waste sector-wise

Officials say the 32 wards of the city will be divided into eight sectors and waste materials will be segregated in the respective blocks.

Will declaring an emergency help accelerate infrastructure projects?

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal floated the idea of declaring a state of emergency to speed up infrastructure development in his address to the nation last week.




The psychology and politics of Bangdel’s art

The first posthumous exhibition of artist and art historian Lain Singh Bangdel in London, titled ‘Lain Singh Bangdel: Mountains and Migration’, was organised by Bonhams in November.

EVENTS: January 7 to 13, 2023

The Post brings to you a lowdown of some of the major events happening this week. ...

EVENTS: January 7 to 13, 2023

The Post brings to you a lowdown of some of the major events happening this week. ...