What to see in Kathmandu theatres this week

Kathmandu’s theatre scene returns after the festival lull with a trifecta of new plays being staged this week. Same Time, Next Year at Kausi Theatre; Andheri Nagari Chaupat Raja at Mandala Theatre; and Shankuntala ko Aunthi at Shilpee, First staged at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in the US in 1975, Same Time, Next Year was
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Nepal Rastra Bank, the central monetary authority of the country, outrightly rejected the bankers’ demand to increase the ratio of credit to core capital cum deposit in order to ease the current situation of acute shortage of loanable funds within the banks and financial institutions. Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA)—the umbrella association of commercial banks in
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Women with breast cancer who sleep at least nine hours a night may be more likely to die from their tumors than patients who get just eight hours of rest, a recent study suggests. Compared to women sleeping eight hours a night, women who slept at least nine hours were 46 percent more likely to
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Nepal set up the mixed team event title clash of the South Asian U-21 Badminton Championship with India at the National Sports Council covered hall in Tripureshwar on Wednesday. Nepal eased to a 3-0 victory over Bangladesh while India overcome Bangladesh with an identical scoreline. In the men’s singles Nabin Shrestha of Nepal beat Gaurab
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Nepal Armed Police Force (APF) Club clinched the CoAS Women’s International Football Tournament for the fourth consecutive time defeating Tribhuvan Army Club 4-2 in tiebreaker here at the Nepal Army Headquarters ground in Bhadrakali on Wednesday. Army, who had lost the finals of last three editions to the same opponent, put on a valiant effort
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President Bidya Devi Bhandari will address the United Nations’ 24th Convention on Climate Change in Poland. A Cabinet meeting on Monday endorsed President Bhandari’s visit to Poland for the event. The convention will be held in the Polish city of Katowice on December 4 and 5. She will be accompanied by Minister for Forest and
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Singha Durbar, the major administrative hub of the country, is converting into a junkyard of old and abandoned government vehicles. Almost every ministry premises inside the government complex has at least one vehicle that’s been left unused for a prolonged period. The parking space inside some ministries and offices are littered with high-end vehicles—once purchased
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NASA’s InSight spacecraft, the first robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of a distant world, touched down safely on the surface of Mars on Monday with instruments to detect planetary seismic rumblings never measured anywhere but Earth. Engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) near Los Angeles burst into cheers, applause and hugs
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Nepal and Cambodia on Thursday signed the first bilateral air service agreement (ASA), allowing 14 weekly flights in either direction. The ASA will allow the airlines of both countries to launch commercial flights. It was signed by Nepal’s Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari and Mao Havanall, Minister in charge of the Secretariat of Civil Aviation of
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How the government handles the Nirmala Pant rape and murder case will determine its true commitment towards respecting international human rights laws, Dubravka Šimonovic, the UN special rapporteur on violence against women, told reporters during a sparsely attended press briefing on Thursday where she presented preliminary findings from her report examining the state of sexual
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