The United States has called on Australia and Canada to develop rare earth mineral deposits after China threatened to stop exports to America. Rare earth elements are crucial to advanced U.S. weapons.

Take control of your life

May 3, 2019 16:30 pm

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In a radical attempt to tackle toxic air pollution, London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will force some motorists to pay a total of £24 ($30) a day to enter the city centre.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Supreme Court has issued the final verdict in favor environment conservation efforts, ordering a clamp down on extreme air pollution in the Kathmandu Valley.

Campaign to control stray dogs

September 20, 2018 05:00 am

TEHRATHUM, Sept 20: Due to a steep rise in the number of stray dogs in district headquarters of Tehrathum, Myanglung Municipality on Wednesday initiated a campaign to provide free rabies vaccination and spaying of stray dogs.

MALEKHU, July 24:The Dhading Police have arrested 31 people for investigations into the recent incident that ended in the deaths of two people. They were presented before the District Court, Dhading today.

BANEPA, July 12: Green pest management treatment method introduced from China has been found effective in controlling Chinese citrus flies that have been destroying Junar -- a variety of sweet orange -- in Sindhuli among other parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Lawmakers, speaking in the special time of the House of Representatives today, drew the government's attention towards the control of price hike and black marketing.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Lawmakers speaking in the special time of the House of Representatives today, drew the government's attention towards the control of price hike and black marketing.

KATHMANDU, June 13: The government is set to launch a special campaign to check power pilferage propping up in the country.

BARDIYA, June 9: A project with the goal of making Bardiya fully secure from inundation and erosion by the Babai river has finally picked up momentum.

DANG, May 30: A diarrhea epidemic broke out at various parts of Shantinagar Rural Municipality- 3 and 4 in west Dang since last Saturday appears that it is gradually coming under control.

DANG, May 28: A diarrhea epidemic broke out at various parts of Shantinagar Rural Municipality- 3 and 4 in west Dang has come under control.

Monitor, not control NGOs

May 25, 2018 14:24 pm

KATHMANDU, May 25: Speakers at a program on ‘Legal structure related to non government organizations in Nepal’ opined that rather than setting up measures to control NGOs, the government must regulate its activities.

RASUWA, May 7: The wildfire in a forest inside the Langtang National Park has come under control in the morning today.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Police have arrested as many as 14 transport enterpreneurs from Dharan and Itahari, Jhapa following Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa's direction to arrest the office bearers of the transport committees for disrupting vehicular movements.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.

Customs officials can use the fund to purchase ‘doubtful’ goods from importers

BARDIYA, April 20: Forest fires in Bardiya National Park (BNP) have already spread along the forests of the East West Highway. Due to strong winds, there is a risk of the fires going out of control.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Owing to the rising pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, the government has now taken initiatives to curb dust and smoke in the valley by forming a separate unit under the Ministry of Forest and Environment.

WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.

59 vehicles taken under control

March 16, 2018 06:00 am

KATHMANDU, March 16: The government on Thursday took 59 public vehicles under its control from different parts of the country, as a new rule to ban public vehicles older than 20 years kicks in.

CHIWAN, March 15:The District Police Office Chitwan has started taking old motor vehicles under control. Till 11:00 am today, the district traffic has taken three two-decades-old vehicles (two trucks and one bus) under its control from Khairhani and Gondra.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Minister for Population and Environment, Lalbabu Pandit, has said companies producing non-biodegradable plastic products would be banned.

FLORIDA, Feb 24:  Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting that left 17 people dead last week, but some say they don't go far enough. Talia Rumsky is one of them.

DAMASCUS, Feb 20: The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said air strikes, rocket fire and shelling on several parts of the besieged suburbs also wounded more than 300 people.

DANG, Feb 19: Locals have brought the vehicular movement to standstill for an hour demanding dust control.

FLORIDA, Feb 19: Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 16: A fire that caught a house of a resident at Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-3 in Solukhumbu on Thursday noon swept through a nearby community forest, and it is going out of control, said the locals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a mandamus in the name of government authorities to carry out development activities only by controlling dust pollution and managing garbage in the Kathmandu valley.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Irritated by the government's lackluster response to mitigate air pollution which is at an alarming level in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Student Union (NSU) not only organized a sit-in in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City office but also handed over a bag of dust collected from the streets of the capital to Deputy Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi as part of their symbolic protest.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term.

JAJARKOT, Jan 11: The health service camp and awareness program has exceeded to control the epidemic viral flu, spreading in the district since three weeks.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The inferno that engulfed Super Gas Industry in Birgunj metropolitan cityhas been brought under control almost after eight hours.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:The Nepal Police have taken around one thousand people under control on the accusation of attempting to spoil the election atmosphere.

CHARIKOT, Nov 25: Local administration took control of a vehicle of CPN-Maoist (center) Shyam Kumar Shrestha who was en route to Manthali of Ramechhap. Shrestha is the country’s no-portfolio state minister and candidate for the House of Representatives election.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 4: Singer Ariana Grande, whose concert in Manchester was interrupted by a suicide bomber in May, has pleaded for gun control following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert.

DHADING, Sept 12: As many as 31 passengers were injured when a bus en route to Nawalparasi from Kathmandu fell 100 metres below the road at Bishaltaar of Benighat Rorang rural municipality of Dhading this morning.

LOS ANGELES, Sept 11: Hollywood actor George Clooney opened up about his life with and after his newborn twins -- Alexander and Ella, both three months old, with human rights lawyer Amal. He is surprised that he has little control.

KATHMANDU, Sep 1: In the wake of the exposure of several corruption cases by media, lawmakers have registered a resolution motion in parliament, demanding action against the corrupt and strengthening the anti-corruption bodies.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided 50 sets of wheel lock to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) in a bid to support traffic police to put an end to haphazard parking of vehicles in the Kathmandu Valley.

Man killed after jeep loses control

August 26, 2017 07:56 am

JEETPUR, August 26: A motorcyclist was killed after getting rammed by a jeep at Bahadurgunj of Krishnanagar - 8, Kapilvastu on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal is not new to flooding and other natural disasters that are brought about by annual monsoon. In fact, if we go down historical records there are instances of flooding almost every year in the tarai, and also mudslides and avalanches in the hills/mountains areas.

CHITWAN, Aug 8: Under construction Narayanghat-Muglin road section will be spending additional Rs 200 million to grapple with frequent landslides. There are 29 places along the section that have high risk of landslide. A recent study on preventing landslide risk has just proposed the details of strategy and expenses for controlling landslides.

Shine control

July 28, 2017 10:03 am

For those with oily skin, the summer months can be the stuff of nightmares. It’s when your face will shine, not in a good way, and look sticky and hence dirty. You take 20 minutes to do your makeup, only to have it ruined in less than half that time the minute you step out in the scorching heat. While oily skin is said to age slower than normal skin types, and you are grateful for that, during the summer months, you often find yourself wondering if the constant stickiness is worth the youthful look in the long run.  There perhaps isn’t anything you have not tried to get rid of the oil or at least control it but nothing seems to be working.

Say no to thought control

June 28, 2017 08:42 am

When it comes to maintaining a good deal of psycho-social well-being, mental health becomes as significant as physical health. As we are racing towards career goals and aspirations—to attain and ride our whims — many mental issues get past unnoticed or unspoken. This has resulted in developing psychological maladies among many youngsters today. Depression, anxiety, conversion disorder and various other mental anomalies have affected young lives.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The number of people being arrested for possessing and smuggling of banned drugs is increasing day by day in Nepal.

Oil control

June 23, 2017 12:16 pm

With the summer heat setting in and humidity levels rising, sweating has become a part of our daily life. While deodorant takes care of most of it, it becomes problematic when it is your facial glands that go on an overdrive. The Week talked to Rofina Singh, proprietor and beautician of Serene Salon of Hair and Beauty, at Pulchowk, Lalitpur to find ways to get rid of this problem once and for all. “More than just the weather, your daily activities and hormones also play a role in making your face oily. But if you take proper care of your skin, this can easily be brought under control,” she says.

HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 8:  Police in Zimbabwe say a bus traveling to Zambia has crashed, killing 45 people.

MoU signed on pollution control

June 2, 2017 19:43 pm

KATHMANDU, June 2: The Ministry of Population and Environment and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies from Germany have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to carry out a detailed study on pollution control in the Kathmandu Valley.