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  • Bandhs leading to nowhere For whom the bell tolls?

    Bandh (closure) and brata (fasting) are two great heritages of Nepal. One is political and the other is cultural. An occasional bandh is, of course,...

  • IDM bid to bring back order in the industries’ sector

    Kathmandu, January 25: The Industrial District Management Ltd (IDM) is active of late trying to prepare a good atmosphere in industrial districts across the country....

  • At it again

    Bandhs and strikes continue to be a daily phenomenon despite the restoration of democracy and the approaching constituent assembly (CA) elections. Any group, big or...

  • Students rally for price hike rollback

    Kathmandu, March 16: Eight student unions affiliated to different political parties took out a protest rally against the hike in the price of petroleum products...

  • MIDWAY : Bandh against bandhs

    Biswas Baral I may be one of those few to remain unaffected by bandhs. I do all my usual chores without an iota of worry...

  • Agitation in western Nepal over proposed change in state boundaries

    Demonstrations sparked by the proposed split in Province 5 through a constitution amendment bill tabled in the Parliament recently continued in various districts of western Nepal on the sixth day toda...

  • THT 10 YEARS AGO: DFID spends 12.4pc of its budget

    The UK Department for International Development (DFID), a major bilateral donor in Nepal, has spent Rs 3,930 million during the year 2005, which is only 12.4 per cent of the allocated funds for the ye...

  • ‘We have to focus on sustainability garment industry’

    Endorsement of the ‘Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Bill’ by the US Senate on December 9 has paved the way for duty-free-quota-free access of Nepali readymadegarments, pashmina, and leath...

  • Hydel construction in limbo amid fuel crunch

    Construction work on the 25 MW Upper Madi Hydropower Project has halted for three months now, after scarcity of fuel as well as other necessary construction materials and equipment hit the project har...

  • The national scene

    The guy in a frustrated voice burst forth with several questions to me --what is the demand of Madhesi Morcha? ...

  • New Constitution

    Unlike some other governments in the world, Nepal’s government recognises the human rights of all citizens in the new Constitution of Nepal. But despite the government’s recognition, our human rig...

  • ‘… ask what you can do for your country’

    The Late US president John F Kennedy had said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”...

  • After the new constitution

    The history of the world has witnessed violence in many countries at the time of delivering the new constitution either through the constituent assembly or the commission chosen by the parties in powe...

  • EDITORIAL: Reconstruction delay

    It is unlikely that the replacement bill will be made into a law until a new Parliament session is called after the return of PM Koirala from the US...

  • FNCCI asks parties to end strikes

    The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), the largest umbrella body of the private sector, has called on agitating political parties in the Tarai to roll back all protest p...

  • Respect others’ rights

    This is in response to the editorial “Ban Bandhs” (THT, Aug. 18, Page 8). The political outfits might have democratic right to call bandhs and their supporters are free to respond to it, but they ...