KATHMANDU, Dec 21 : Hundreds of thousands of women migrant workers in the Middle East have signed employment contracts that they do not understand or do not adequately protect them against discrimination and abuse, according to a recent study carried out by UN Women and the International Organization for Migration with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Actress Huma Qureshi says she often feels the need to have some guidance from an elder person to cut through the nepotism which runs in Bollywood. The actress thinks to say that there is no favoritism in Bollywood would be a lie, but adds that people from within the industry are very hardworking.

SURUNGA (Jhapa), Aug 6: Coordinator of the Naya Shakti Nepal, Dr Baburam Bhatatrai, has said that the country could not move ahead towards economic prosperity until the parliamentary system exits.