KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Road safety issue is one of the major concerns regarding the traffic management system in the Kathmandu Valley. A noticeable number of people lost their lives to road accidents in the Valley last fiscal year while 111 were killed alone in accidents involving motorcycles and scooters.
KATHMANDU, Aug 16: Hindus are observing Nagh Panchami or Sukla Panchami festival. The festival is celebrated by posting 'Nagh' picture above the front door of the house and is worshipped with cow's milk, flowers, and cow dung.
BHOJPUR, Aug 16: Members of a Dalit family from Arun Rural Municipality-4 of Bhojpur, who arrived in the district headquarters demanding security after being displaced from their village, has returned home after security assurance and legal action against the guilty.
MYAGDI, Aug 16: Consistent rain has severely damaged the Beni-Jomsom road making it impossible for vehicles to ply. The road, which was already in a dilapidated condition, was further hit by monsoon, locals lament. Apart from the locals, businesspersons and tourists have been equally affected by its closure.
DHANGADHI, Aug 16: Instead of prioritizing the needs and requirements of the poor and needy, the elected representatives of Province 7 have been accused of giving more preference to fulfilling their personal needs and desires.
BAITADI, Aug 16: The problem of uterine prolapse is becoming critical in Baitadi due to sheer negligence of women during pregnancy and birth. Lack of timely treatment has compelled the women to struggle with their illness for lifetime.
ROLPA, Aug 16: As many as 2,856 people of 485 households in Rolpa now have access to clean drinking water after the successful implementation of the Western Nepal Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in seven different locations of the district.