ROLPA, July 25: In the past, marriage used to be a sacred bond for lifetime. But these days, this seems nothing more than a myth for the youths of Rolpa. This has been proved by the unexpectedly high number of divorce cases in the district.

BAITADI, June 9: Control of child marriage has been becoming a challenging task in Baitadi, the district of Province 7.

Flutes that are usually played in every traditional ceremony of the Newar community have become a commercial product now. Madhyapur, Thimi-based Nikosera Flute Group in Bhaktapur is touted to be the first commercial flute group.

RAMPUR, Nov 25: The number of girl students attending classes regularly has increased in schools in Rampur and Gandakot villages of Palpa with the availability of sanitary pads in their schools.

KATHAMNDU, July 21: The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) has welcomed Korea International Cooperation Agency's (KOICA) contribution of US$2 million, which is half the amount of a multi-year contribution, to the Saemaul Zero Hunger Communities Project in Nepal.