Accountability check

October 7, 2018 01:30 am

Now is the time for ministers of two-thirds majority government to take accountability issue really seriously

KATHMANDU, July 8: It has been three years since the transit point for trade with Tibet shifted to Rasuwagadhi from Tatopani following the big earthquake. But the food quarantine post still remains at Tatopani.

PARSA, June 20: Construction of the 27 kilometers Pathalaiya integrated check post is likely to get delayed due to various factors including the negligence of the contractor.

SYANGJA, May 8: Bhirkot Municipality of the district has come up with a noble idea to attract pregnant women into a regular health check-up providing an egg each a day to the pregnant women who visit a health post on a regular basis.

Integrity check

April 24, 2018 01:46 am

Prime Minister Oli is famous for cracking jokes. Hopefully, a proposed draft of national integrity won’t remain just a joke.

Policy check

April 12, 2018 00:30 am

More empirical research is needed to determine the magnitude of the risk-taking channel of monetary policy for credit cycles

BIRGUNJ, April 7: The Integrated Check Post (ICP) based in Alau of Parsa district has officially come into operation from today after Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the check post.

Keeping your blood pressure in check

February 23, 2018 09:56 am

While all of us know what blood pressure means, not many of us have it monitored on a regular basis or go for annual checkups either, which might mean that even if we suffer from or have the tendency to suffer from blood pressure problems, it is largely going unchecked.

Jan 22: Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo broke his dry spell in a powerhouse performance Sunday - but it wasn't his goal-scoring that made headlines.

KAKADVITTA, Jan 7: The number of tourists entering Nepal via eastern check point, Kakadvitta, has increased in 2017.

Pollution check

December 19, 2017 00:25 am

In the next few years we must install many more Air Quality Monitors in many more cities.

DHADING, Dec 3: With second phase elections taking place in another four days, traffic police has toughened vehicle security check in highways. The move comes after two Indians heading to Kathmandu were arrested from Khanikhola, Dhading with explosive devices.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal U19 cricket team’s head coach Binod Das has said that the Bangladesh tour where his team will play three practice matches against the home team would not be any less important than the Asia Cup itself.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Leaders from various political parties have said the alliance among the democratic forces was essential to check the leftist alliance so that the national politics would be balanced. The unity among the leftist forces would jeopardize nationality and democracy, they argued.

RASUWA, August 18: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains have damaged cargo containers being parked at the Rasuwa custom yard on Thursday night.

HUMLA, July 5: A bank customer had to stand in queue for seven hours to cash his check at the Rastriya Banijya Bank's Simikot branch.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken steps to check irregularities while purchasing health equipment and technologies for government-run health institutions.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken steps to check irregularities while purchasing health equipment and technologies for government-run health institutions.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Stakeholders have stressed the need for checking human atrocity towards wildlife inside and outside the areas surrounding national parks, conservation areas and reserves.

KATHMANDU, April 15: With the view to regulate policy corruption by various government ministries and other bodies, Legislative Committee of parliament has formed seven different sub-committees on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Disregarding a Supreme Court (SC) directive to private schools not to increase their fees before a lapse of three years, the schools have increased the fees by up to 60 percent.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: National football team head coach Gyotoku Koji has said that the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers will be a good chance for the Nepali team to improve its weaknesses that were seen during the AFC Solidarity Cup.

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Is anyone throwing garbage into Bagmati river? Beware! You may be caught and booked.

Social media giant Facebook has announced an update to Safety Check, called Community Help, that lets people find and give help such as food, shelter and transportation after a crisis.

BARDIYA, Jan 22: Check points along the Nepal-India border in Utter Pradesh of India would be sealed for 48 hours to be effective from 7:00 am on January 25.

For many smartphone owners, checking their phones is among the first and last things they do every day, with 61 per cent respondents saying they look at their devices within 5 minutes of waking up, a report said.

CHAUTARA, Dec 23: The Chinese side has hinted to take initiative at central level to open the Tatopani check point soon as it was in the priority of the Chinese government. The Tatopani check point along the Nepal-China border has remained closed after the 25 April 2015 earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: New look Nepali women football team will have a reality check when it takes on Malaysia in an international friendly football match at the artificial turf of ANFA in Satdobato, Lalitpur on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: A police squad deployed from Metropolitan Police Range, Jawalakhel on Monday arrested two pickpockets while they were in queue to cash a stolen check soon after pickpocketing it.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Police have arrested a pickpocket while he was lining up to cash a stolen check on Tuesday.

Diabetes, if not checked in time, may lead to serious eye problems that may even lead to blindness in later life, health experts have warned. High blood sugar from diabetes is associated with damage to the tiny blood vessels in the retina, which leads to diabetic retinopathy.

How to keep stress in check

September 28, 2016 09:09 am

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. A 2013 survey by the American Psychological Association (APA) found that stress is extremely common among teenagers.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Mobile phone importers have urged the government to check illegal imports of mobile phones in the domestic market.

DHANGHADI, June 19: A total of 249 tourists from third countries entered Nepal from 2010 till May of 2016 through the Kailai border check point.