JULY 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: July 28, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Unhappy with company monopoly, Nepal bars workers from taking up jobs in Malaysia

The government of Nepal has barred its workers from coming to Malaysia with immediate effect. The move comes as the Nepalese government expressed its unhappiness with "restrictive" immigration requirements its workers faced before they can be gainfully employed in this country.

Rains forecast for three days in most parts of country

Light to moderate rains has been predicted in most of the parts of the country in the next three days, while some areas are likely to hit by heavy rainfall. The Meteorological Forecasting Division in a press statement today predicted the possibility of rains in most of the parts of the country with the occurrence of normal to complete change in weather. 

Garbage management problem likely to recur after three months

The problem for the management of Kathmandu Valley's waste is likely to recur in the next three months if an alternative to the existing disposal site was not sought immediately. The valley's roads are at risk of stinking again due to piles of garbage in the next three months. 

DAO holds heavy vehicles amid fear of bridge collapse at Rasuwagadi border

The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has prohibited movement of transport trucks exceeding locad capacity of five tonnes towards Rasuwagadi. The prohibitory order was put in place from yesterday after a bridge at Ghatte River at  Gosaikunda rural municipality-2 suffered damage by landslide.

Ronaldo to make Serie A debut for Juventus at Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo will kick his first ball in Serie A at troubled Chievo on the weekend of August 18/19 when new club Juventus begin their bid for a record eighth straight league title.

Photographer behind viral image of starving polar bear raises questions about climate change narrative

The narrative behind the viral photo of a polar bear starving, reportedly thanks to climate change, has been called into question by the National Geographic photographer who took it in the first place. In an article for the August issue of National Geographic titled “Starving-Polar-Bear Photographer Recalls What Went Wrong,” Cristina Mittermeier talks about the intended message of the image versus the message that was received.



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