CHITWAN, July 17: The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country's oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period.
KATHMANDU, July 17: The monsoon trough has fallen below its normal position, thereby resulting to reduced rainfall across the country in the past five days, according to Meteorological Forecasting Division.
BIRGUNJ, July 17: The 'educate daughter; save daughter' plan floated by Province-2 government to increase access of children and adolescents to education is gaining popularity in Parsa and Bara districts.
BANEPA, July 17: The third municipal council meeting of Panauti Municipality has concluded with the decision to stop discrimination on wages for male and female agricultural and construction workers. Due to the continuing wage gap between the two genders, the fiscal program of the financial year 2018/19 came to this decision. Panauti is the first of the 13 local units in Kavre district to adopt such a policy.
RASUWA, July 17: The Pasang Lamhu highway at Rasuwa has been obstructed due to landslide induced by rain. Attempt to reopen the highway is ongoing, according to Krishna Paudel, chief district officer.
KATHMANDU, July 17: A multipurpose cooperative organization established by writer Dhurba Chandra Gautam has decided to felicitate Guna Raj Luitel, editor-in-chief of Nagarik Daily, the sister publication of Republica, and two other writers with ‘Deep-Govinda Memorial Fund Award’.