American actor Mark Blum known for work in theatre as well as in films 'Desperately Seeking Susan,' 'Crocodile Dundee' and the series 'You', is dead at age 69 due to complications from COVID-19.

Think beyond short-term measures

August 11, 2019 02:30 am

Women in Karnali are dying due to delivery-related complications and the state response to this serious problem has not gone much beyond airlifting of some desperate women to cities including Kathmandu for treatment.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The directive of parliament's State Affairs Committee (SAC) to scrap the vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC) has further complicated matters as the line ministry has announced not to abide by the directive.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The Office of the Prime Minister  is revisiting the relevent laws to avoid the complications that lie ahead in bringing key government entities, including some anti-corruption agencies, under the PMO, as part of efforts  by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to consolidate the powers of the head of the  executive branch.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: At a time when global focus is shifting to the alarmingly high rates of newborn deaths, UNICEF on Tuesday launched Every Child ALIVE, a worldwide campaign to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns along with a new report on newborn mortality.