Two dead bodies found

May 7, 2019 10:39 am

BALEWA, May 7: Two dead bodies were found, one in Badigad rural municipality and another in Jaimini municipality in Baglung district, police confirmed. The dead body of Bam Bahadur Gharti of Tamankhola rural municipality-2, Baglung was found decomposed in the forest of Badigad rural municipality-8.

POKHARA, Jan 19: Homestay is not a healing center. However, that can certainly be made so, according to Yogi Bikasananda. ‘Even now, people are getting healed in a certain way when they spend time meeting ‘organic’ people, far from the maddening crowd .’

BANEPA, Nov 25: “It is a unique style of oil massage which strengthens the body and mind of a newborn. It has gained popularity in Europe but is being forgotten in its native land,” says Nasma Scheibler Shrestha.

The plus side of being thick-skinned

August 31, 2018 10:24 am

When you were a kid, did you cry and go home every time someone yanked your hair or did you stomp your feet and keep playing, often pushing and shoving to make way for yourself? If the latter is what you did and what you think one should do when faced with challenges, then congratulations for it’s what good leaders and successful entrepreneurs choose to do in life as well. But if it’s the former, then maybe you should stop being too sensitive because that kind of attitude will only hurt you while accomplishing nothing in return.

Drink green tea

August 31, 2018 09:55 am

For thousands of years, people have been drinking infusions of tea, making it the most consumed beverage in the world, after water, of course. There are three main varieties of tea, which are black tea, green tea, and oolong tea. Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages out there. Not only is it completely calorie and sugar free, it’s also loaded with antioxidants that grant abundant health benefits. Plus, it’s revitalizing. What’s not to like?

Fitness trends of 2018

August 17, 2018 09:38 am

Be honest, just how many times have you seen photos of friends at the gym, or on a exercise ball or a selfie of someone showing their abs or biceps every time you have logged on to Facebook or Instagram and wished you too could get a fit and toned body and started a fitness quest? Social media influences a lot of things we do in our everyday life and fitness has been no exception.

KATHMANDU, July 26: An another wide body Airbus A330-200 of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, June 27: A dead body has been found at the river bank in Makalbari of Bauddha on early Wednesday.

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, June 20: The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.

SINGAPORE, June 12: In their first moments of meeting each other, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both sought to project a sense of command as they began a historic summit in Singapore, according to a body language expert.

Your body your rights

June 8, 2018 07:25 am

My mind often wanders back to that one ex-boyfriend that had the gall to hit me. It’s been more than eight years now but I sometimes still find myself thinking about how I let it happen in the first place. No matter how hard I try, I can never seem to recall how it started and how it escalated. All I remember is feeling really bad about myself after each episode.

GULMI, May 31: A minor girl has been found dead in Dhurkot rural municipality on Thursday.

Local body goes hi-tech in Siraha

May 20, 2018 07:41 am

SIRAHA, May 20: Dhangadimai Municipality of Siraha has developed a smartphone application to improve public service delivery and good governance. The app has been introduced to enhance people's access to the development works carried out by the municipality.

KHOTANG, May 13: Police have recovered the body of Suman Shrestha, 12, one of the three children, who was swept by the Sun Koshi River on May 5.  Shrestha’s body was retrieved four kilometers away after it was washed ashore. The three children were swept by the river as they swam while herding goats.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The All Nepal Football Players’ Association has expressed serious concern over the ongoing irregularities in Nepali football particularly by the postponement of General Assembly and election of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).

Body art! (with photos and video)

April 8, 2018 19:03 pm

KATHMANDU, April 8: The three-day Nepal Tattoo Convention-2018 that began on Saturday drew in tattoo artists, experts, and art enthusiasts from all over the Nepal where most of the tattoo artists from over 20 countries such as Japan, Thailand, India, Australia, and UK participated.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Expressing serious concern over the anomalies in the judiciary and the wrong doings by court officials, Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN) has demanded the formation of a High-level Commission for judicial reforms.

BEIJING, March 13:  Following passage of a constitutional amendment potentially making him president-for-life, China’s Xi Jinping moved to further expand his powers Tuesday with the establishment of a powerful new anti-corruption agency.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 3: Morang police said a dead body was recovered while it was being ferried in a Scorpio vehicle along the Godhuli road section in Biratnagar-3.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Education Ministry is to make a decision to continue the services provided by the erstwhile District Education Office as the Offices have stopped functioning in the new structure.

Yadav's body recovered after a week

February 17, 2018 03:26 am

DHADING, Feb 16: The body of Santosh Yadav, son of slain Irrigation Secretary Ramanand Prasad Yadav, who was also killed after their jeep plunged into the Trishuli River on February 10, has been recovered on Friday from Benighat, Rorang Rural Municipality-5 a week after the incident. His body was found on the bank of the Trishuli River in Dhading district.

A heartless body #989

February 17, 2018 00:02 am

NA management is like a body without heart that maintains a layback attitude, passengers be damned.

Yadav's body recovered after a week

February 16, 2018 18:08 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 16:  Santosh Yadav, the son of Irrigation Secretary Ramanand Prasad Yadav, who was killed after the jeep plunged into the Trishuli River on February 10, has been recovered a week after the incident in Benighat, Rorang Rural Municipality-5 on the bank of the Trishuli River.

DHADING, Feb 11: Secretary at the Ministry of Irrigation, Ramananda Prasad Yadav, was killed in a jeep accident in the wee hours of Saturday while returning to Kathmandu from Kapilvastu district. The accident also claimed the lives of two others, including his son.

MALEKHU, Dhading, Feb 10: The body of a woman, who was among the two persons missing after a jeep they were travelling in plunged into the Trishuli river at Salangghat, Dhading on Saturday morning, has been retrieved from the submerged vehicle.

DHADING, Feb 10: Body of Ramananda Prasad Yadav, the secretary of Ministry of Irrigation was recovered from the jeep that skidded off the road and plunged into the river at Salanghat of Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality, Dhading.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Department of Supply Management and Protection of Consumers Interest has started monitoring the private schools also in recent days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Electricity tariff in Nepal is one of the highest in South Asia. Experts say unregulated power purchase agreements signed with hydropower developers by Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is one of the reasons that has made electricity expensive in Nepal.

SYDNEY, Jan 27: A Nepalese chef thought to have murdered his British backpacker girlfriend before killing himself could have been driven by cocaine abuse.

DAMAK, Jan 21: The number of people donating their body after death for research and academic purpose is increasing of late.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: A high-level education commission formed by the government has recommended creating an umbrella service commission to recruit teachers and staffers in the different universities of the country.

DAVAO, Dec 24: Philippine firefighters recovered one body from a burning shopping mall Sunday and there were “zero” chances of survival for 36 other trapped people inside the four-story building in southern Davao city, an official said.

MORANG, Nov 28: Minister without portfolio Shiva Kumar Mandal's body guard died of heart attack today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19:  Prakash Dahal, who died on Sunday morning, has been cremated at Pashupati Aaryaghat. His father Pushpa Kamal Dahal lit funeral pyre on his body.

PALPA, Nov 7: Hari Bahadur Gaha of Pokharathok, Bagnaskali Rural Municipality-2 who had been swept away the Kaligandaki River in Ramdi as he had been there to attend the cremation of his grandmother last Wednesday was found dead. The body of the 26-year-old youth was retrieved from Asardi of Rambha Rural Municipality Monday, the Ramdi Area Police said.

Banishing body acne

November 3, 2017 08:53 am

Acne, though a fairly common skin problem, is an annoying condition that we would prefer to banish altogether from our lives. The most common form of acne is pimples on the facial region but, in some cases, acne can also affect our bodies, namely arms, backs, and thighs.

KATHMANDU: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has demanded the opening of economic and financial institutions even during holidays. Issuing a statement on Friday, the umbrella organization of businessmen and merchants, said that it was concerned that numerous holidays by the government to celebrate festivals was affecting the economy of the country.

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) has published the list of candidates for its election of central executive committee scheduled on October 29, 2017.

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Family of Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) President Sharad Kumar Gauchan, who was shot dead in broad daylight in the capital on October 9, is to receive his dead body today.

COPENHAGEN, Oct 7: Danish police said on Saturday they had found the head and the legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who died in mysterious circumstances on an inventor’s homemade submarine.

My body, sacred or profane?

October 7, 2017 00:30 am

To remove the idea of impurity associated with women’s body during menstruation, it is crucial to change how people view the monthly cycle

STOCKHOLM, Oct 2: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms.

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: The Election Commission (EC) has barred the ministers and public position holders from using state-owned helicopters in government businesses during the elections and asked them to seek prior consent of the election body even when they have to use private helicopters.

Dead body brought back in coffin

August 30, 2017 01:51 am

KHOTANG, August 30: The whole Chiuribas village in Lamidada Rural Municipality-13 of Khotang has been mourning the death of one of the villagers, whose dead body was brought back in a coffin from Saudi Arabia.

BANEPA, August 28: Nepal Water Supply Corporation has started sale of bottled mineral water under the brand name ‘NWSC Pani’. The corporation’s officials have said the water supplied in jars have received a good response from the market.

A Kenyan human rights group says 24 people have been killed by police gunfire during protests since disputed elections on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: It has come to light that the Waterfront Resort being run on the banks of Fewa Lake in Pokhara by tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya was built and operated without permission from the government bodies concerned.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) is holding election for its new executive committee in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Amid controversy over the Tax Settlement Commission (TSC), the government has initiated steps to establish a separate and permanent entity for settling tax disputes. A ‘Dispute Resolution Mechanism’ has been inserted in the Central Revenue Board Bill for forming an apex advisory body on matters of revenue, informed Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana. The bill is in the making at the Nepal Law Commission.

KATHMANDU, July 31:The private sector has  attempted at least twice to get  the  Tax Settlement Commission extended or a new commission formed. The controversial body has drawn huge criticism and also seen court cases involving a record high amount in corruption.