Published on: Oct 12, 2018
We are now close to Dasain and it would be wonderful if we could claim that with goddess Durga’s help and blessings this scourge has been eradicated from the towns, cities, villages and fields of our land. There’s a fallacy that certain women by their behaviour, clothing etc, want to be raped.
By Greta Rana | Oct 12, 2018
The reality is that even with the issuance of PAN numbers it is a very minuscule percentage of the population that pays tax. The figure is around 4-7% and it is on this that the burden falls on. The rates are raised on them again and again. The obvious remedy is to increase the coverage for raising taxes.
By Hemang Dixit | Oct 12, 2018
Civilizations and their values are certainly encountering one another, some violently and others in a more accommodating manner. This Dussain is a good time to reflect, in between inevitable gastronomic stupors, on this globally pervasive fact as well as the confused state of the Old World Order so that we can chart our own courses to a better future. May Durga Bhawani enlighten us all.
By Dipak Gyawali | Oct 12, 2018
The detailed feasibility study of the Kankai storage dam project carried out for the generation of electricity to meet the domestic demand and also for irrigation of lands exclusively within Nepalese territory clearly proves that the downstream benefits can be many times greater than the power benefit. Background information on the Kankai storage dam project is presented hereinafter.
By Dr. A.B. Thapa | Oct 13, 2018
Although the Dashain festival is still a few weeks away, the festival fever has already gripped the valley. From shopping to ticket booking, there is a rush of people. However, the festival is celebrated in a unique manner in Kathmandu Valley. Starting from July, following Gathemangal, the festival season will end for this year soon. After the biggest Dashain festival, the annual festive life of Kathmandu will be almost over. Known as a biggest festival of the Hindus all over Nepal, this is the festival of goddess Durga, where even a foreigner can learn a lot about the religious and spiritual importance the goddess. Kathmandu Valley will show thousands of old practices and traditions in the worshipping the goddess
By A Correspondent | Oct 13, 2018