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.
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.
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.