The 2022 World Cup pageant is being staged in Doha of Qatar, and all interests and attentions are riveted to the swanky stadiums at Doha where the football geniuses like Messi and Christiano Ronaldo are displaying their soccer skills at their best to hold the much c
We are living in one of the great ages of engineering marvels with engineers creating higher, longer and more spectacular structures than ever before. Needless to say, bridge buildings have journeyed a long way since the days of prestressed, steel decks, and truss bridges. The
Recently, Bangladesh English Language Teachers' Association (BELTA) organised the 10th international conference. It advocated contextual theme - sustainable approaches to English language education in a changing world. At present, the world is so d
In the global geopolitical theatre, Europe has always played a central role throughout history. The history of Europe is the history of wars. European geography was shaped by wars right from the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta to World War II. The present European political constellation is the making of the Second World War fought between two groups of international powers in which the Allies —
Some lucky people get a few special moments in life that becomes cherishing memories throughout their lives. During my professional life I have had the opportunity of encountering some important dignitaries who have made history in their own sectors
Winter this year will see the Northern Hemisphere in a dim light, more so because energy resources have become dearer. The nations which face harsher winters may have to deal with an energy crisis since the energy supply has been disrupted globally. In Nepal, the citizens must brace for dipping mercury and the cold wave that tends to grip the southern regions of the nation.
As the November 20 election vote count practically concluded, the race for government formation and who would be the next prime minister has heated the nation’s politics. Since emerging as the biggest party, the Nepali Congress, which leads a five-party ruling coalition, has worked its way into creating a new government by retaining the current alliance. However, the Maoist Centre, which finished third in the recent election, has also declared its inten
The importance of education cannot be passed up in any country. Education is the pillar of development. That is why education is development in a sense. As in other countries, the Nepal government has also prioritised education. Moreover, one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) is related to education. Education is mentioned in SDG 4, which aims at ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting life-long learning opportunities for all.
If you’ve been watching the World Cup, you might have marvelled at the physical fitness and skill of these elite players. How can they run and run and run for so long? What makes them so good at speedy changes of direction? Biomechanically, is there a certain body type that is perfect for football?
In 1989 this week, a union government other than that of the Indian National Congress (then, better known as Congress-I) was installed for the second time since India became independent in 1947.
While standing as a mayoral candidate of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) in local polls, Balendra Shah had vowed to work in close cooperation and coordination with all the relevant agencies and stakeholders in carrying out any development activity. Shah must have felt it necessary considering an utter lack of coordination between and among different agencies such as the KMC, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA),
I have travelled back to my home in the United States for the winter holidays – Thanksgiving and New Year's – and I haven't been here for one week before I read news of a mass shooting in my home state of Colorado. A cold-blooded madman with a gun fired into a crowded gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, killing five people and injuring 18 at midnight on November 19.
No sooner had the ruling Nepali Congress begun to win higher number of seats in the federal and provincial polls held under the first-past-the-post system than CPN-UML chair KP Sharma Oli called CPN-Maoist Centre chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda over phone, urging him to go ahead together. “We have gone far apart as animosity intensified. Let’s sit and talk. The forces that wish to keep us at a distance are still active,” said Oli, according to a report of online news portal. It is no-brainer to understand why Oli mellowed his tone for his number one political nemesis. After his party was deflated in the crucial polls, Oli seeks to lure Prachanda into forming a UML-led coalition government by disbanding the present five-party coalition that replaced his government amidst the tumultuous political development some one-and-a-half years ago.