KATHMANDU, June 26: Two government bodies have blamed each other for not publicizing the names of drinking water companies which supplied water contaminated with E-coli, a harmful bacteria found in human excreta.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Nepali Congress (NC) has taken strong exception to the white paper unveiled by Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada, arguing that the document offers an incomplete and distorted picture of the country's economic situation.

Even as effects of social media use on mental well-being is hotly debated, a new study says that spending too much time online can create problems in real life relationships of teenagers and vice versa. Results of a survey conducted by Professor Candice Odgers of University of California, Irvine and her colleagues showed teenagers from low-income families reported more physical fights, face-to-face arguments and trouble at school that spilled over from social media.

The menstrual cycle is responsive to hormonal regulation. Particulate matter in air pollution has demonstrated hormonal activity. They found exposure to air pollution during high school was correlated with menstrual cycle irregularity.

JANAKPUR, Jan 9: Family members of disappeared persons have said what they wanted was justice and punishment for the guilty, not any monetary support.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A case of tax evasion and fraud against promoters of nine outlets of branded goods in Durbar Marg has suffered due to differences among two government agencies.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The semester system enforced for the first time at Master's level in Tribhuvan University (TU)-affiliated campuses of the Kathmandu Valley has not been implemented effectively due to the delay in conducting the first semester exams.

Parties adopt blame game as new strategy

November 23, 2017 04:00 am

TERHATHUM, Nov 23: Political parties in Tehrathum are making final attempts to seek the favor of voters by intensifying their campaigns. In order to convince the voters, candidates are not just selling their dreams and highlighting their strengths but are also pointing out to the weaknesses of their opponents.

JAJARKOT, Nov 10: In a bid to prove their candidates better than their rivals, both left and right alliances in Jajarkot have engaged in a blame game. They have been trying their best to impress more and more voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weakness of their opponents.

JAJARKOT, Nov 9: In a bid to prove that their candidates are better than that of their rivals, both left and right forces in Jajarkot are indulged in blame game. They have been trying their best to impress number of voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weaknesses of their opponents.

The blame game

November 3, 2017 10:07 am

Facing numerous inconveniences each day is not a new thing for the citizens of our country. From scarcity of water, unsafe roads to mismanaged sanitation system, one faces several difficulties at each step. One of such sad realities is our very own Tribhuvan International Airport, a place where Nepal first welcomes most of its tourists.

JUMLA, Oct 23: At a time when the parliamentary and provincial elections are just around the corner, the left and right electoral alliances in Jumla district are busy pointing fingers at each other and playing the blame game, apparently in an attempt to win votes by shaping the public opinion in their favor.

BAGLUNG, August 20: Cases of couples seeking divorce have increased in Baglung district in the last four years. In the fiscal year 2016-17, 138 cases among the total 489 cases filed at the District Court, Baglung were related to divorce cases.

KATHMANDU, August 17: Experts and environmentalists have blamed a host of man-made problems including deforestation, sand and gravel mining along the Chure region for the devastating impacts of the monsoon-induced disaster in the tarai.

DOTI, August 6: Six months ago residents of Simchaur Chapartola, Bogataan Rural Municipality - 1 came to know the government is going to construct a power substation in their vicinity. They took it as an arrival of a new era- 'the age of light'. However, the excitement was soon dashed by another announcement that the government was going to acquire their land for the purpose. Some 50 ropanis of land was going to be acquired for the Budiganga Hydropower Project. They were sad with the rumors but when they were told that they will be compensated for the land, they were glad. But the joy did not last long.

KATHMANDU, May 20: As Sarbottam Dangol, the ruling CPN (Maoist Center)'s mayoral candidate for Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), has received very few votes in the initial counting, the candidate's team and the party leaders have started pointing out various reasons behind the poor performance.

Chinese state media on Wednesday criticized the United States for hindering efforts to stop global cyber threats in the wake of the WannaCry ‘ransom ware’ attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide in recent days.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which announced to boycott local polls last week, would not reconsider its decision unless the government takes concrete steps in addressing the concerns of the agitating parties, Madhesi leaders said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Ministers in the government have pointed to flaws in the development model of the country for the poor implementation of development projects.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Bankers have lamented the inaction of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) toward addressing the existing problem of credit crunch.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: A research has shown that climate change could be the reason behind increasing diarrhoea epidemic in the last 12 years in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: At a time when everyone and every institution is obliged to obey the law of the land, two state bodies are trading blame for flouting the law.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers of different political parties have blamed the ministers of allocating huge amount of budget in their respective districts.