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Harshita Agrawal

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Setting Examples through Entrepreneurship and Startups

Published On: May 18, 2023 08:30 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

The decision for Nepali youths to pursue higher education or employment opportunities abroad is a prevalent and compelling phenomenon. Driven by a myriad of motivations, including the aspiration for quality education, promising career prospects, lucrative scholarships, enhanced skills and certification, and the desire for independence and a better quality of life, these individuals exhibit an unwavering determination to succeed.

#BycottCAN trends in social media as rape-accused Lamichhane returns to national cricket team

Published On: February 3, 2023 01:50 PM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: There is widespread criticism of and protest on social media against the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) for including Sandeep Lamichhane, a rape accused, in the national team.

Police rescue youth who tried to self-immolate himself in Civil Mall

Published On: January 19, 2023 02:18 PM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Jan 19: Police have rescued a youth who tried to self-immolate himself in civil mall on Thursday.

German envoy to Nepal Dr Prinz successfully completes bike trip from Kathmandu to Dhaka in nine days

Published On: December 21, 2022 10:00 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Ambassador of Germany to Nepal Dr Thomas Prinz has made a successful bike trip from Kathmandu to Dhaka—the capital city of Bangladesh.

Veg-Fest held in capital to promote veganism

Published On: December 19, 2022 08:15 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: “I was a meat eater, but I stopped eating meat six years ago after my dog died due to poisoning,” said Sneha Shrestha, founder of Sneha’s Care which treats injured and sick dogs in the Kathmandu Valley.

Govt failure to effectively implement laws gives rise to cases of domestic violence

Published On: December 10, 2022 09:05 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: “My husband used to beat me often under the influence of my mother-in-law and sister-in-law. I suffered severe injuries to my stomach and I often used to bleed while urinating,” Neha Chaudhary recounts her ordeal.

A woman in her mid 20s self-immolates after her fiancé breaks engagement

Published On: December 7, 2022 07:50 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Pushpa Neupane, 27,-- the owner of Kelme Showroom in Durbarmarg --was engaged to Sudhan Sangroula, 29. The two of them knew each other when Sudhan visited her showroom in January 2021. They became fond of each other and stayed connected through social media.

Dengue is down but not out, warn doctors

Published On: November 30, 2022 10:00 AM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: With the onset of the winter season, the risk of the dengue infection in the Kathmandu Valley has decreased significantly. The drop in the temperature means that the mosquitoes that spread dengue cannot survive and thus pose less risk to human health.

Patan High Court thwarts KMC-30 chairman’s plan to kill community dogs

Published On: July 27, 2022 02:55 PM NPT By: Harshita Agrawal

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Patan High Court  has issued an interim order following initial hearings on a writ petition filed against the ward chairman of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-30, Dal Bahadur Karki, who threatened to kill all community dogs in his ward. The petition was filed by animal rights activist Sneha Shrestha and her team. Shrestha is the president of the  Federation of Animal Welfare Nepal and founder of Sneha’s Care, a shelter for sick and injured street animals.