KATHMANDU, July 7: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen, Thammaya Thapa, said that the government has been carrying out activities with priority to reduce violence against women as well as to end dowry and chhaupadi practice.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The government is clearing out the premises of the Social Welfare Council (SWC) to make way for the office and residence of Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun. A recent cabinet meeting decided to this effect.