NAIROBI (KENYA), Nov 15: In September this year, a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Kenya committed suicide because a teacher allegedly called her “dirty” after she got her period and stained her clothes. It was her first period and she didn't have a sanitary pad with her.

Making periods painless

April 19, 2019 08:40 am

The aunt flow is hardly ever kind. But there’s no avoiding it. On an average, a woman spends 10 years of her life menstruating. And cribbing and complaining won’t change a thing. However, if your periods tend to be extra painful and you feel bloated and lethargic during your periods then we have a few tricks and tips to help you get by.

ACHHAM, Dec 9: A few years ago, Sunadevi Rawal of Mellekh Rural Municipality-1, Rishidaha, milked her cow and cooked evening meal for her children in her periods. She knew that she has been prohibited to do so but still she took that major step, as she could not let her little children sleep on empty stomachs.

My period of pain

June 9, 2018 00:27 am

I had no friend to share how I was feeling. I was uncomfortable with the blood in panty. I suffered with pelvic cramping and lower back pain.

KATHMANDU, March 10: The silence period in view of the election to the post of President set for March 13 is commencing from midnight today.

No. Period.

January 26, 2018 08:04 am

Saying no can be hard but what’s even more difficult is saying yes to something and then trying to get out of it later on. We have all been there at least once and it’s not a good place to be. I have realized saying no is a skill you need to learn if you want to keep your sanity intact.

Cooling period aimed to regulate unhealthy practices among BFIs

JUMLA, Dec 29: Laulunath Yogi of Tila-9, Rawatwada in Jumla is a renowned shaman of his village. Few months ago, he was someone who could not stand a menstruating woman even in the compound of his home. Like many other villagers, he believed that menstruating women are impure and their touch would make the god furious.

Silent period begins for phase 2 polls

December 5, 2017 06:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 5: The silent period for the second phase parliamentary and provincial assembly elections begin from midnight Monday, barring political parties and poll candidates from electioneering any further.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: The silence period for the second phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies commencing from the midnight today, the Election Commission (EC) said. The twin elections are taking place in 45 districts on coming Thursday/ December 7.

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has again called on political parties, candidates, voters, and media to fully abide by the election silent period.

Silent period for phase-I polls begins

November 24, 2017 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The silent period for the first round of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections began from Thursday mid-night, barring political parties and candidates from organizing election campaigns.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The silent period for the first phase elections will begin from today midnight in 32 districts.

NEPALGUNJ, July 18: All the health facilities based in Banke district have closed their services except emergency for an indefinite period from today at the call of Nepal Medical Association, Bheri Zonal Committee.

When a young girl child starts to menstruate, the hormonal change in her body alone gives her a hard time. Having to navigate through the social stigmas associated with menstruation in Nepal is another hurdle to pass.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains from Chandragiri hill.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has again urged the political parties and the candidates of the local level polls to fully abide by the ethics to be followed during the silence hour.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Although we are in silent period mandated by the election code of conduct, it appears that people, including politicians, candidates and voters, seem to continue soliciting votes or conducting such campaign in figurative languages in the social media.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The 'silent period' that begins 48 hours before the polls open in an election is the time which the voters, candidates, monitors, media and the election officers to reflect on their preparations so as to make informed decisions, former election commissioners have stressed.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Election Commission (EC) has said that political parties will not be allowed to conduct election related publicity campaigns during 'silent period' which will begin from Thursday midnight and remain effective until the voting concludes.

SINDHULI, Dec 4: Ten VDCs in Sindhuli have been closed for an indefinite period from today.

BAITADI, June 6: All services except emergency have been closed at District Hospital, Baitadi, from today for an indefinite period.  Health workers closed all services except emergency for the indefinite period protesting against the smearing soot on the face of Chief at the District Health Office, Baitadi, Dr Gunraj Awasthi, misbehaving to him on Sunday.