Two students disappear from school hostel

Published On: September 13, 2016 10:18 AM NPT By: Republica

PAANCHTHAR, Sept 13: Two students enrolled at the Mechi English School - located at Phidim of Paanchthar - are missing for the past four days.

Bakar-Eid being observed today (photo feature)

Published On: September 13, 2016 09:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The Muslims community across the country are observing the Bakar-Eid with much fanfare Tuesday.

Stunting rate down 20 pc in 14 yrs

Published On: September 13, 2016 07:23 AM NPT By: Gyanu Sapkota

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The stunting ratio among children in Nepal has declined by 20 percent in the last 14 years.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) and representatives of small public transport operators have agreed to operate 17 new buses along the route from Gongabu Bus Park  in Kathmandu to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

Poverty, weak laws behind rise in pedophilia: Experts

Published On: September 13, 2016 07:02 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: With an increasing number of pedophilia cases surfacing in Nepal in recent years, officials concerned have pointed to various factors such as poverty, weak laws and inducements as being behind the phenomenon.

Ignorance hurting Palpa's tourism potential

Published On: September 13, 2016 01:50 AM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, Sept 13: Valentine's Day and Ranimahal temple in Palpa show strong connection these days. Unlike in the past, crowd of young and old couples reach out to the temple of love on the love day.

Children of inmate mothers deprived of education

Published On: September 13, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Daman Rai

KHOTANG, Sept 13: Instead of going to school, five-year-old Mausam Rai of Mauwabote-6 in Khotang district has been spending life in District Prison, Diktel since the last two years.

Farmers worried by fertilizer shortage

Published On: September 13, 2016 12:00 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 13: Acute shortage of fertilizers during the peak season of farming has put farmers in Gorkha district in dilemma. The farmers are extremely worried over the lack of fertilizers after 23 agriculture cooperatives with license to distribute fertilizers to the farmers stopped supplying them. The cooperatives, which were selling fertilizers to local businessmen at higher rates, have stopped supplying fertilizers following a recent monitoring by the government.

Mukti Ram Shrestha is NMA's new president

Published On: September 12, 2016 09:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Dr Mukti Ram Shrestha has been elected as the new president of Nepal Medical Association (NMA), the umbrella organization of medical doctors. Newly-elected president Shrestha, from the democratic panel, secured 1652 votes to beat his closest rival Dr Ramesh Dhakal, who managed 1,132 votes.

Over a dozen injured as locals clash with SSB in Matihani

Published On: September 12, 2016 09:08 PM NPT By: Mahesh Kumar Das

MAHOTTARI, Sept 12: Over a dozen locals of Mahottari district sustained injuries when they clashed with security personnel of the Sima Suraksha Bal (SSB) in the bordering town of Matihani, India, regarding a trade dispute on Monday evening.