School merger on priority list in Jumla

December 24, 2016 12:02 pm

JUMLA, Dec 24: The District Education Committee – Jumla has taken a 15-point decision on principle level for effective implementation of the affordable, cost free and mandatory education policy along with plans for educational reform and quality enhancement.

TULSIPUR (Dang), Dec 24: The Dang Police on Friday arrested a fugitive who had been on the run for the past 16 years after being convicted in a case of robbery.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 24: The Metropolitan Police Circle – Jagati on Friday evening raided restaurants and guest houses for running flesh trade and arrested 10 persons.

CHITWAN, Dec 24: A person injured after getting rammed by an e-rickshaw on Friday afternoon at Ratnanagar in eastern Chitwan has died in course of treatm

BARDIYA, Dec 24: Although the number of tigers and other wildlife in Bardiya National Park (BNP) has reportedly increased, their conservation still remains the biggest challenge due to threats from man-made infrastructures.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Tightening up state largesse for the treatment of ailing VVIPs, VIPs, political leaders and high-ranking officials, the government has approved directives limiting the treatment support  to Rs 1.5 million, and to once in a lifetime.

RUKUM, Dec 24: At least 30 roadside wooden stalls known as 'Gumti' shops were evicted on Friday for encroaching upon public land property here.

Mandala found at Kasthamandap foundation

December 24, 2016 00:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: Archaeologists of Nepal and from Durham University in the UK have found a mandala structure used for building the foundations of Kasthamandap Temple hundreds of years ago.

Efforts to contain HIV spread affected

December 24, 2016 00:40 am

PALPA, Dec 24: HIV patients' failure to take medicine regularly and to follow doctor's prescription has taken its toll on their health and on their families across the district.

58 pc Doti women have STDs

December 24, 2016 00:10 am

DOTI, Dec 24: A recent study has found that 59 percent of women in the district are living with one or other kind of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In its annual report for 2016, Doti branch of the Nepal Family Planning Association (NFPA) stated that the number of women to live with STDs have been increasing every year. Such alarming health condition of women in the rural district is attributed to the pervasive trend of labor migration to India among men. Husbands of the women are major transmitter of such diseases, the study suggests.