KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal-China Himalaya Friendship Society has provided ambulances to the municipalities and health centres of five districts in order to ensure accessibility of the rural people in the health care services.

Few things are more exciting than traveling internationally. When going abroad, you get to experience all the beautiful cultures that make up our world. Many people are wary of international travel, however, fearing that it is dangerous.

DANG, Jan 13: CPN (Maoist Center) leader and House of Representatives member from Dang constituency no. 2, Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said the guarantee of basic facilities such as education, health, drinking water and transport for the entire people of his constituency was his first priority and goal as the member in the federal parliament.

Four basic skincare tips for winter

January 9, 2018 11:47 am

With the season change, you must change your skincare routine. The winter chill can take a toll on your skin and make it extremely dry or sensitive during the cold weather. Just like your layers of sweaters, your skin needs extra care during winters too.

BAITADI, Dec 15: HIV positive children in Baitadi have been left high and dry as they are deprived of basic needs like education, health facilities and nutrition.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: In early 2013, Nepal introduced a provision which for the first time set a minimum wage for its citizens working in the countries of the Gulf. The provision, which was based on the recommendations of Nepal's embassy in Doha, had prescribed 900 riyals per month as the minimum wage for Nepalis working in Qatar.

Public speaking: Basic Tips

November 4, 2017 07:23 am

Public speaking is an art and the strength to one’s character so as to lead the audience. A single person, if eloquent in public speaking, can make a large crowd listen and lead them. Having said that, the art of public speaking is not easy to master, yet so fulfilling as you can’t stop flaunting it one you’ve started. Listed below are a handful of tips to make your public speaking journeys adventurous and disciplined.

KATHMANDU: "Speed and effectiveness to guarantee quality are the prerequisites of service providers to make any city a smart city," said economist Achyut Wagle, adding that 'infrastructure auditing' is essential to know there is solid foundation to transform any city into a smart city.

Basic recurrent issues

February 24, 2017 01:55 am

There are always a set of maladies we have that seem very basic but trouble us ever so often. Although we face it on a regular basis, we don’t know what causes it and how to keep it at bay. The Week talked to Dr Anushree Adhikary, medical officer at Grande International Hospital, to know more about these illnesses. Although she talks about how to take care of these discomforts, she also advises you to see a doctor if any of these ailments get severe or don’t seem to have a discernable cause.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Deepak Khadka has said that the government was working in line with the policy of providing basic drinking water throughout the country within two years.

Basic awareness

December 16, 2016 04:45 am

Dr Pankaj Jalan is an American Board Certified Neurologist and the director of medical services at Norvic International Hospital. Dealing with diseases of the brain, spine, muscles, and nerves, Dr Jalan has seen all kinds of disorders and he spoke to The Week about some basic health issues that we should all be aware of.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: With an aim to shed light on the issues of people with disabilities (PWDs) living across the country, a two-day National Human Rights Summit of Persons with Disabilities was organized in the capital on Monday.

Workers deprived of basic facilities

November 7, 2016 00:20 am

NEPALGUNJ, NOV 7: People working with industrial enterprises in Nepalgunj Industrial Estate have been deprived of even basic facilities.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: In line with the recent understanding reached among major political parities, the government has decided to change the new terms of reference given to the commission on local units.

BHAKTAPUR, Aug 23: The government has declared various new municipalities in Bhaktapur district but, in true sense, they are no different than village development committees.

TILATHI, Saptari, July 18: Northern Chure region was all drenched due to the incessant rain throughout Saturday night. The heavy rainfall also triggered flood in Khado River badly affecting Tilathi - Rampura road section of the Rajbiraj - Kunauli highway.

Happy New You : Basic Home Workouts

June 10, 2016 15:53 pm

We all make plans to go to the gym, start swimming, or take dance lessons to get a good workout but after a few weeks or so, the enthusiasm fades and we skip a day here and a day there. Unlike we initially planned – which was to exercise four to five times a week – we are down to twice or, at the best, thrice a week. This definitely wrecks havoc on your fitness plans and all your hard work to lose weight yields no results.