Call to scrap fifth amendment to Wildlife Protection Bill

Published On: February 15, 2017 08:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Conscious Citizen Group has demanded the scrapping of 'Fifth Amendment' of National Parks and Wildlife Protection Bill endorsed by the Legislature-Parliament arguing it was not in favour of preservation of wildlife.

Doable steps to cure capital's air pollution

Published On: February 15, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: While Kathmandu Valley denizens are forced to gasp for clean air, the continually deteriorating air quality of the valley can be drastically improved with simple immediate actions, suggests an action plan recently submitted to the National Planning Commission (NPC).

PAC begins probe into I/NGOs irregularities

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 15: Following complaints of financial irregularities in various NGOs and INGOs involved in post-earthquake reconstruction works in Sindhupalchowk, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has started an investigation into the matter.

Three girls rescued from Indo-Nepal border

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Nirmal Ghimire

BARDIA, Feb 15: An NGO named Sana Hatharu with the help of police rescued three young girls of Gorkha from the Indo-Nepal border on Monday. According to the police, those girls between 15-17 years of age were promised jobs and were being taken across the border.

Stretchers expected to save lives in remote villages

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 15: Sunita BK of Tatopani - 8 started to feel labor pain four days before the delivery date predicted by her doctors at the local health post. Due to the remoteness of the village and absolute lack of transportation services, her family was not able to take her to the health post on time. It took hours before she could be readied to be taken to the nearest health facility. But she died midway. The incident happened only four months ago.

Activists demand Melamchi project details

Published On: February 14, 2017 10:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: An application has been filed at the Project Implementation Directorate of the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited demanding details of contractors and responsible government bodies involved in laying pipes of Melamchi Water Supply Project.

Nepali student drowns to death in Australia

Published On: February 14, 2017 07:44 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: A Nepali migrant has drowned to death in the Maroubra Sea in the New South Wales, Australia.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has directed the chiefs of security agencies to maintain law and order and curb social crimes.

Rani Mahal destination for lovebirds

Published On: February 14, 2017 05:09 PM NPT By: Mukti Prasad Nyaupane

PALPA, Feb 14: The Valentine Day is being observed across the world today. The Valentine Day dates back to the Roman Empire when it had given a priest named Valentine a death penalty for disobeying the military rule and encouraging youths for love relationship and marriage.

IT and Mobile Fest in Pokhara from Thursday

Published On: February 14, 2017 12:02 PM NPT By: Republica

POKHARA, Feb 14: Federation of Computer Association Nepal – Kaski and Pokhara Electronics Entrepreneurs Association are jointly organizing the 8th Information technology and Mobile Fest in Pokhara beginning this Thursday.