Truck driver killed in road accident

Truck driver killed in road accident
iA truck driver was killed in a road accident at the Mudabazaar road section of Kailali on the East-West Highway this morning. The driver's assistant has been seriously injured in the accident that took place as the truck (Na. 6 Kha. 1990) slipped into a roadside drainage. A resident of Lamahi municipality in Dang, the truck driver Hari Prasad Chaudhary died on the spot, according to police ins...

Living in a world of technology: it frees or chains humans?

Living  in a world of technology: it frees or chains humans?
Haribol Acharya Today it is very much true that life cannot go without technology. Imagine you are a college goer. You have no mobile while the rest of your friends own mobile. Imagine you have no computer. The world has gone through a great deal of transformations- for good or for worse. There are communication revolutions- indeed great breakthroughs, unprecedented. Change is rapid and things ...

UNICEF expresses concern over children education, malnutrition in Afghanistan

UNICEF expresses concern over children education, malnutrition in Afghanistan
KABUL, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative in Afghanistan has expressed concerns over the status of children, poor access to school, and malnutrition in Afghanistan. "We have a very serious concern about the education of children in Afghanistan because there are 3.5 million children who are out of school; while they are supposed to be in school," Adele K...

19 killed, 8 injured in Beijing house fire

19 killed, 8 injured in Beijing house fire
BEIJING, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nineteen people were killed and eight others injured in a house fire in Beijing's southern Daxing District Saturday night, local authorities said. The fire has been extinguished at around 9 p.m. Those who were rescued have been taken to hospital for treatment. The accident, which occurred in Xinjian Village, Daxing District, was reported at 6:15 p.m., according to the...

Being honest to oneself:

Being honest to oneself:
Haribol  Acharya Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise- Sigmund Freud. As a great psychologist, Sigmund Freud said it is vital one needs to be honest with oneself prior to practising it with others. To be honest with oneself is one can lie to others but lying to oneself is not possible for one knows the truth all the time thought outwardly in his dealing with the rest of the wor...

Bomb explosion in Okhaldhunga

Bomb explosion in Okhaldhunga
Okhaldhunga: Bombs have been detonated targeting the vehicles carrying the cadres of Nepali Congress and left alliance this morning. Police Inspector Sita Karki informed that the bombs were exploded in Sunkoshi rural municipality-7, Chyanam. No human casualty occurred but the vehicles saw minor damages in the incident. The investigation into the incident is underway, Karki added. CPN-UML leader...

Growing use and misuse of Facebook

Growing use and  misuse of Facebook
Haribol Acharya We want to connect, needless to say to the rest of the world.  Everyone wants his or her world to expand. The world means not just a physical geography, for geography matters little in  Today’s world with crumbling geographical borders. Today we want to connect through our ideas and we want to share ideas globally. For people are,  no matter  wherefrom he or she hails, whether she...

The declining ethics of hospitals and schools in Nepal:

The declining ethics of hospitals and schools in Nepal:
Haribol Acharya Nepal is going through a great deal of transition and the tempo is now gearing. It is good to see that we have so many hospitals and schools mushrooming in the country. It is indeed a sign of development no doubt. But unfortunately, all these things of development are concentrated in major cities only. This has galvanized the density of population in major cities and the maj...

Nepal – a country of innumerable possibilities:

Nepal – a country of innumerable possibilities:
Haribol Acharya Nepal is a poor country with the majority of people still living below poverty line.  And in development, it has lagged behind most of the developing South Asian countries. Why is Nepal so poor and why a country with a great gift of nature, endowed with tens of thousands of resources, abundant hydro-potentials, and massive fertile agricultural lands and moreover with a count...
Abu Dhabi, UAE: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that the goal of her visit to the United Arab Emirates is to further consolidate the bilateral relations and take it to a new high. She also underlined that her visit would help make the economic and social ties between the peoples of the two countries stronger. Head of the State, Bhandari stated that another objective of her visit...