The common disquiet

September 9, 2018 02:00 am

If political parties fail to address the common disquiet of people, an unanticipated threat might evolve anytime

What grounds do people give for wanting a divorce?

Children face several health risks from exposure to certain food additives and chemicals used in packaging materials, according to a new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Poverty a common problem: CM Gurung

June 10, 2018 16:38 pm

POKHARA, June 10: Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said poverty is a common problem of all provinces in the country.

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It is a common health problem of Nepal these days, caused due to the unhealthy lifestyle. The force exerted by blood on the blood vessels is called blood pressure.

Cooperation for a common goal

January 12, 2018 08:24 am

On the December 9 and 10, 2017 a two-day international conference was organized at Mumbai University where participants from all eight South Asian countries gathered to discuss the topic "Changing Dynamic in SAARC: Challenges and opportunity in the Region”.

Understanding common symptoms

January 5, 2018 08:25 am

“Eating a well balanced diet provides our body the required vitamins and minerals to function efficiently,” says Dr Sunil Koirala, consultant physician at Meridian Health Care Center in Kathmandu. According to him, these nutrients help our body perform a wide range of activities and play a crucial role in keeping us healthy. But in cases of nutritional deficiencies, our body may display certain signs and symptoms that we cannot afford to ignore. The Week spoke to Dr Koirala to understand these signs and symptoms better and also find out ways in which we can deal with them.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Election Commission (EC) has said that it is not in a position to provide a common election symbol to the CPN-UML and the Maoist Center, which along with Baburam Bhattarai's Naya Shakti, announced an elecoral alliance for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. The parties have also agreed to unify after the elections.

KATHMANDU, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara has said that the government and media should have a common voice in the issues of foreign affairs.

BIRATNAGAR, August 16:  Until a few days ago, locals of Ikrahi used to spend their days in the fields as farming was the major means of their livelihood. This village, which lies in ward-4 of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, got waterlogged due to excessive rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.

Common cause

August 16, 2017 02:00 am

Climate-related disasters

We heard the newly elected metropolitan members have envisioned smart cities with monorails running on elevated trails and the citizens being facilitated with the smart toilets. Ok, granted. It is pleasant to hear plans that provide people a blissful living in city areas. It is a dream of every citizen to live in problem-less and, spotlessly clean city that is in perfect harmony with latest technology.

KATHMANDU July 6: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended the Opening Ceremony of the 23rd Lanzhou Investment and Trade Fair and High-end Forum for Cooperation and Development along the Silk Road in Lanzhou, China today.

KATHMANDU, June 14: With the increasing temperature, the health facilities in the capital city are seeing an increasing number of people coming with complaints of influenza, diarrhoea, common cold and allergies among other infections.

When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent Lunar New Year greetings this year, the first card went to Russian President Vladimir Putin, ahead of leaders from China and other allies of the isolated country, according to its official news agency.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Various small parties have urged Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to withdraw the provision about a common election symbol for all the small parties during the local polls.

WASHINGTON, March 18: President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences, but some awkward moments punctuated their first public appearance.

Common framework for GESI launched

March 17, 2017 07:39 am

KATHMANDU, March 17: Group of development partners working on gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) in Nepal launched ‘A Common Framework for GESI’ on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki has said that a common psychology among the country people was needed for the nation's development.

NEW DELHI, Jan 31: Like in medical sector, India is all set to introduce common entrance test for engineering degree holders from academic session 2018.

5 common foods before and after humans domesticated them

Busting common myths about sunglasses

January 9, 2017 11:56 am

From picking the fanciest pair of sunglasses on offer to not caring about the UV protection index of the accessory are some of the several myths and misconceptions that prevent people from purchasing healthy sunglasses and wearing them in the right way, says an expert.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has urged all political parties to move ahead on development agendas by forging a common view ground.

Breaking up with your partner might be a hard thing to do but sometimes it’s the right thing. Talking to a lot of people, we were surprised to hear some whacky yet common reasons people broke up with their partners.

The common bar

November 22, 2016 00:25 am

Barring exceptions in handful of countries constitutional positions are primarily reserved for citizens by descent

10 common mistakes women make in bed

October 31, 2016 16:58 pm

Women often crib about sex and things her man does wrong in the bed, So we thought it's time we tell her the most common mistakes that she makes.

Common goals

October 23, 2016 23:45 pm

We urge every Nepali to know the SDGs and engage in their achievement.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: CPN-UML Chief Whip Bhanubhakta Dhakal has said that major political parties should make a common view regarding impeachment motion registered in the Legislature-Parliament against Chief of Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Various speakers have called for the political parties to develop common stance and views on the issues of national security and international relations.

How to avoid common productivity myths

October 18, 2016 08:57 am

In this digital age, there seems to be an abundance of information. We want to know so much about self-improvement and how to meet our career goals. The truth however is that, amidst all the information there are lies that distorts the facts.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narshing KC has said all political parties have equal responsibility for implementing the constitution.

Common nonsense

September 8, 2016 00:45 am

The government should be doing everything in its ambit to support the ailing tourism industry, which is yet to completely recover from last year’s devastating earthquakes and the nearly five months of the border blockade.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has pledged to forge a common understanding among major political forces on the number of local bodies and criteria for restructuring them, and provide it to the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies within a week.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Nepali Congress-CPN (Maoist Center) alliance and United Democratic Mdhesi Front (UDMF) are holding a meeting to forge a common ‘road map’ in New Baneshwar in line with the agreement reached on Monday night.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With the start of monsoon, the number of common cold and fever patients has increased significantly in the Kathmandu Valley.

Is walking or running better for weight loss? What should we eat post workout? What are some foods we should avoid while trying to lose weight? Is it okay to drink? – These are some common questions I have been asked over the last few weeks by people who know me or read my column.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.

DAMAK,  June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said no one should engage in political manoeuvrings in course of development terming 'development' as a common agenda related to all.  The PM laid the foundation stone for Damak View Tower to be constructed at Dapga Gachi of Damak – 6 this morning and stressed on need to rise above political interest for sake of development.