JUMLA, July 26: The alarming rise in the number of child marriages in the district has compelled the representatives of Patarasi Rural Municipality to join hands with various stakeholders to curb this ill practice.
CHITWAN, July 22: With the objective of curbing accidents, cable barrier system has been installed in Narayanghat-Mugling road section. This system has been used in two of the most accident-prone areas of the highway.
MUMBAI, July 4: Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messenger has told India that curbing the spread of false messages through its platform is a challenge that required a partnership between the tech firm, civil society and the government.
KATHMANDU, June 12: The government has decided that District Administration Offices (DAOs) will work in close coordination with branch offices of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to curb electricity theft.
KHOTANG, May 27: In order to discourage children from getting married before the eligible age, an awareness program related to child marriage and reproduction was organized in Kharmi of Khotang on Thursday and Friday.
Nepal covers only 0.03 percent of the global land area and 0.3 percent of Asia. But it posses a disproportionately rich diversity of flora and fauna. The land elevation of the country varies from 60 meters above sea level in the south to 8848 meters in the north.
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.
DHANGADHI, March 30: Locals of Kailali have joined hands to curb cross-border smuggling “as the responsible authorities have turned a blind eye to the illegal import and export of goods despite being informed.”
KATHMANDU, March 26: Endorsing a 28-point declaration and calling for curtailing the powers of the chief justice (CJ) to control corruption in the judiciary, the 14th National Conference of Lawyers concluded in Nepalgunj on Sunday.
RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.
LALITPUR, Feb 19: The human rights organization Informal Sector Service Center (Insec) has accused the government of failing to curb killings and rights violations by non-state actors.
Among a total of 255 killings in 2017, the state was responsible for the killing of 11 individuals whereas non-state killings numbered 214, with 30 killings still unaccounted for, according to Human Rights Year Book-2018 published by the rights organization.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2 : Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has launched a campaign in order to minimize road accidents in the Kathmandu valley. As per the drive, high-speeding vehicles are required to ply from the middle of the road, while public vehicles from the sides.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: While the state is keeping mum about a billion-upee misappropriation scam ‘committed’ by Managing Director of the country’s oil supplies monopoly Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, a proposal of resolution has been submitted in the parliament on Friday.
DUBAI/DOHA, June 24: Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.
KATHMANDU, June 8: After the diplomatic missions in Nepal were found hassled with flurry of documents submitted seeking visa, the government has come up with the idea to immediately find those applying for visa with fake documents.
KATHMANDU, May 3: At a time when informal trade of agro commodities between Nepal and India is rising, experts have said that easy and timely availability of inputs such as seeds and fertilizers could help to such informal trade.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The 23rd Asian Regional Conference of Interpol concluded Friday, launching a new project to identify and dismantle organized crime networks behind wildlife trafficking between Africa and Asia.
MAHOTTARI, Dec 20: At a time when booming cross-border drugs trafficking has become a deep concern, a recent agreement reached between security chiefs of Mahottari district and Bihar state of India to jointly curb the trafficking is set to bring some respite to both the countries. The agreement was reached in a meeting held at Sitamadi of Bihar on Monday.
KATHMANDU, July 4: In a bid to curb rapid encroachment of public land and preserve greenery in the capital, Hariyali Samaj has organized a tree plantation program in Tarakeshwar Municipality-10 on Sunday.