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For a society that has a strong matrilineal heritage and a pantheon of goddesses in heaven, it is surprising how strongly patriarchial practices dominate Nepali society today.
CK LAL

Nation
The debate heats up as a new bill a waits parliamentary debate, and it divides the Newar community
HEMLATA RAI

The valley traffic police has stepped up breathalyzer tests on Kathmandu's main arteries, motorcyclists and bigwigs on Pajeros are all tested.
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY



The International Fund for Agriculture Development has so far spent over $90 million in Nepal, mainly in projects implemented by the government.

The wife of the captain who piloted a domestic airliner that crashed last year has not yet received her insurance money.
A NEPALI TIMES INVESTIGATION

It is that time of year again: mountain goat, sheep, duck, chicken, water buffalo are all lining up for the Great Dasain Massacre this week.
SALIL SUBEDI


TU sociologist Dr Krishna Bahadur Bhattachan (left) battles it out with TU historian Dr Surendra K.C. on the definition of "janjati".

Domestic Brief





Sports
MUKUL HUMAGAIN

Literature
MANJUSHREE THAPA

Culture
DESMOND DOIG

Nepali Society
SALIL SUBEDI

Nature
ALOK TUMBAHANGPHEY

 
EDITORIAL

COLUMNS
State Of The State
by CK LAL
A state of paranoia

Here And There
by DANIEL LAK
Anti-poverty TV

Under My Hat
by KUNDA DIXIT
Nepal’s national synchronised swimming team

LETTERS
Deuba
Beeb

FROM THE NEPALI PRESS

BIZ NEWS


 
SPECIAL

Travel Nepal

Madesh Special



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