Published on: Jul 18, 2018
Although KMC is justifying its decision to demolish Bagdurbar, arguing that the palace was not built by Bhimsen Thapa, conservationist Chanda Rana sees the argument is ridiculous. She spoke to New Spotlight on the issue. Excerpts:
By A Correspondent | Jul 18, 2018
Defying traditions, family rules and cultures always comes with a price. Maharajkumari Rama Kumari Malla, a daughter of the late Prime Minister Maharaja Padma Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana, a liberal prime minister, who quit his position rather than compromising his belief, had to pay a price, too. As her father left the country, Maharajkumari Malla rebelled against all odds and stood firmly to live on her wishes and conscience in the country. As she was confident of herself and her mission, Maharajkumari Malla drove her life as per her wishes. For her relatives, her self confidence resembled arrogance or egoism. A successful tourism entrepreneur, Maharajkumari Malla, who has been traveling around the world and attending high level ceremonies representing the Mahrajkumaris of Nepal, narrates her stories, which are full of rebellion, in the context of the contemporary aristocratic society
By Keshab Poudel | Jul 19, 2018
Thanks God at least pitiable conditions of roads in the Valley have finally attracted the attention of our Prime Minister who has instructed the concerned minister and authorities to correct the road conditions immediately. People may be remembering that his predecessor Deuba, just some days after assuming power, had also instructed the authorities to fill up ditches and improve the road condition within 15 days. The only difference between the two instructions is that while Deuba issued his order with a distinct timeline, Oli’s instructions this time around do not contain a quantifiable time frame. Very appropriately, therefore, people have begun to find recurrence of meaningless instructions of our top leaders in power laughable.
By Dr. Tilak Rawal | Jul 21, 2018
Although Nepal is far from qualifying for the World Cup, it does not matter for Nepalese football lovers. Even if they do not have their own team, Nepalese fans are divided among other teams such as Japan, Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, England, France, Germany and Belgium. Lately, many Nepalese have also started to support Croatia. Nepalese fans have enjoyed the recent world cup with a sportsman’s spirit.
By Jacob “Kobi” Azoulay | Jul 21, 2018