RUKUM, May 18:Yarshagumba, a fungus prized for its purported medicinal properties, is a huge attraction in the Himalayas. The ' Yarsha carnival' engages locals and traders from different parts of the hills and even India, as the precious herb fetches good money. And the urge to make the most of it has not spared even the elected local representatives.
KATHMANDU, Mar 13: A total of 18 members of the federal and provincial parliaments were absent from today's election of President, according to the Election Commission. Of the total absentees, five represent the Federal Parliament, and 13 the Provincial Assemblies.
LOS ANGELES, August 29: Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran won the top prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) on Sunday, but an absent Taylor Swift and lifetime achievement honoree Pink dominated the show.
KHOTANG, March 16: Of the candidates who filled out the exam form of the School Leaving Certificate(SLC) in Khotang district, 383 remained absent. These students include students belonging to one of the three categories-regular(78), exempted(48) and partial(257).