CrowdStrike update disrupts millions of Windows devices: What’s next for Nepal?

Published On: July 23, 2024 03:25 PM NPT By: Navraj Thapa

On July 18, a software update from CrowdStrike significantly disrupted IT systems across the globe, affecting approximately 8.5 million Windows devices. This incident underscores the interconnected nature of today's tech ecosystem and the critical need for safe deployment and disaster recovery strategies.

Problem of Caste-Based Discrimination and Untouchability In Nepal

Published On: July 22, 2024 03:10 PM NPT By: Sushil Darnal

On June 30, 2024, Saraswati Khadka of Gauriganga Municipality-7 in Kailali district and Suresh Bishwokarma of Godavari Municipality-9 got married. Theirs was an inter-caste marriage. However, their case landed in Kathmandu-based Gaushala Police Circle.

What is Happiness?

Published On: July 16, 2024 11:00 AM NPT By: Kusum KC

What is happiness for you? Just take a moment and think for a while.

Unraveling the procrastination puzzle: Is it a habit or a disorder?

Published On: July 10, 2024 05:20 PM NPT By: Pratyencha Koirala

The urge to postpone tasks we find unenjoyable until the last minute is a common temptation. Despite knowing that it will eventually contribute to our stress, we struggle to resist the urge to delay. While there are various definitions for procrastination, it can generally be described as the act of postponing tasks until the eleventh hour or well past the deadline, fully aware of the negative impact it will have.

Life after SEE: What lies ahead?

Published On: July 9, 2024 09:00 AM NPT By: Pratyencha Koirala

Thousands of students in Nepal received their SEE results recently. With their examinations behind them, students may now be thinking about their options for 11th and 12th grades, which are widely viewed as the most important years in their academic journey.

Unmasking Authoritarianism: A Review of 'How Democracies Die

Published On: July 6, 2024 03:01 PM NPT By: Srijana Koirala

Even in a country with seven decades of democracy like Nepal, we have seen prominent leaders repeatedly accusing others of being foreign agents and traitors in their public statements. This idea has also been prominently seen in the United States, especially during the Tea Party movement, which the book considers the beginning of a seismic shift in American politics.

From Weakest to Strongest: My Journey from Nepal to Luxembourg

Published On: June 29, 2024 09:40 PM NPT By: Bidhya Neupane

A country's future heavily depends on the capabilities of its youth. As the world grapples with significant transboundary issues like climate change, conflicts, and inequality, it is important for young people like us to view these global challenges as our own and seek ways to address them.

Substance Abuse: A Growing Problem in Madhesh

Published On: June 26, 2024 05:45 PM NPT By: Dr Ganesh Mandal

Substance abuse, also known as drug abuse, refers to the harmful or hazardous use of psychoactive substances, including alcohol and illicit drugs. Drug abuse has been a serious global problem that has affected millions of people globally including Nepal.

Yoga – An Ancient Blessing

Published On: June 20, 2024 05:15 PM NPT By: Srishti Dhruv Singh

Wishing you a peaceful and blissful 10thInternational Yoga Day. This year's theme is 'Yoga for Women Empowerment'.The term 'Yoga' originates from the Sanskrit root 'Yuj', which means 'to join,’ or 'to unite'. In ancient times, our gurus and sages were esteemed scientists and doctors. They introduced us to Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation techniques.

"Gendered Exclusion: Struggle for Citizenship rights in the name of mother"

Published On: June 17, 2024 09:50 AM NPT By: Prasan Rai

Can you picture a situation where the state refuses to recognize your existence or the reality of your life? How would you feel? You would experience a profound sense of invalidation and invisibility, as though your identity and experiences were effectively expunged from the societal record.