KATHMANDU, July 22: World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday has designated Tilganga Eye Hospital based in Tilganga of the valley as its coordinating center.

Looking after your lenses

November 30, 2018 09:27 am

Taking proper care of your contact lenses is vital for good eye health. If you are negligent and often forget to take your contact lenses out before sleeping or store them in any other solution besides those formulated specifically for them, then don’t be surprised if you contract serious eye infections.

Free Surgery for cataract patients

November 4, 2018 12:21 pm

SYANGJA, Nov 4: Surgery has been successfully performed on 43 patients suffering from cataract at a three-day free eye camp that concluded on Saturday.

LAHAN, Oct 13: Three-year-old Mahomad Toshif got his right eye injured while playing with friends last week. As the boy was constantly troubled by the itching eye, his father Aisanul, a local of Ghoganpur-6 of Saptari district, took him to the nearby Kanchanpur market for treatment.

For improved vision

September 16, 2018 08:13 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: We are familiar with the causes of poor eyesight. However, the majority of us don’t have the 6/6 vision, an essential for a clear image. Owing to radiation, TV, and lack of vitamins, the fluctuating vision worsens eyesight clarity, creating image blurs. Though eye power is supposed to alter only after 40, even youths are venerable to the degradation of eyesight. Hence, it’s common to find people wearing high-powered glasses from a very young age.

Avoiding eyestrain

August 24, 2018 10:03 am

These days if we aren’t sitting at our desks and working on the computer or watching some TV, then we are starting at our smartphones. As a result, eyestrain has become a common problem in people of all ages. Here’s how you can protect yourself.

DANG, July 29: Lamahi Municipality in Dang fixed the salaries of its elected officials through the municipal assembly right after the local elections last year, but kept the matter secret as the move ran counter to the policy of the federal government.

RUPANDEHI, July 26: Lions Club of Butwal has launched a campaign to examine eyes of children of Butwal Sub Metropolitan City.

CHITWAN, July 20 (RSS): Leaside Centennial Lions Club based in Toronto city of Canada provided 500 eye glasses to Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

CHITWAN, July 20 (RSS): Leaside Centennial Lions Club based in Toronto city of Canada provided 500 eye glasses to Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

PUNE, April 20: After losing their previous Indian Premier League (IPL) clash by a whisker, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to start off with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their new home ground -- the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, here on Friday.

KATMANDU, APRIL 14: Tightening the screws on  international non-governmental organizations and foreigners,  the government has proposed a special mechanism under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) to exercise oversight on their activities. It has also proposed entrusting  responsibility for such oversight to the security agencies, including the Nepal Army, requiring them to keep close tabs on  international development organizations and foreigners working in Nepal.

KHOTANG, March 25: One hundred and fourteen patients in Khotang district who were suffering for long from complicated eye conditions have been benefitted from a free eye camp set up here.

JHAPA, March 23: The Mechi Eye Hospital at Sainikmode, Birtamod Municipality-3 in Jhapa district has started providing cornea transplant services by setting up a cornea collection centre.

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said her first term as the Head-of-the-State of Nepal is like an open book.

DANG, March 6: Number of eye patients visiting Rapti Zonal Hospital, Rakshyachaur, Dang has increased of late.

NEW DELHI, Mar 5: Pakistan’s prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi begins a rare two-day visit to Nepal on Monday—one that India, Nepal’s giant southern neighbour—is keeping a close eye on.

70 benefitted from eye camp

January 13, 2018 12:29 pm

LAHAN, Jan 13: As many as 70 individuals were benefitted from an eye check-up camp organized at Lekhnath lower secondary school in Lahan Municipality-24 on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Several UML leaders have expressed their interests to become the next head of the state even as a section of the party leadership is in mood to give continuity to the current president, Bidya Devi Bhandari.

‘Blink of an Eye’ concludes

December 7, 2017 09:00 am

Shivata Love Foundation Nepal has organized a group painting exhibition called ‘Blink of an Eye’ by four artists from Finland from December 3 to 7 at Nepal Art Council, Babermahal.

Flattering your eye shape

December 1, 2017 10:07 am

You may have noticed that eye makeup can completely transform the way one looks. A good eye makeup can change the shape of your eyes and enhance how your face looks in a way no other makeup trick can. However, applying makeup on the eyes is not an easy tack.

MAHOTTARI, Nov 21: Poll activities such as mass gatherings, rallies, door-to-door visits have heated up the election atmosphere in Mahottari. In order to persuade more number of voters, political parties are adopting interesting agendas and strategies that have caught the attention of voters.

BARCELONA, Nov 18: Barcelona on Saturday travels to the Estadio Butarque Stadium to take on Leganes in the 12th round of match in La Liga. Having won 10 matches and drawn one, Barcelona would want to win this match and put extra pressure on its arch-rivals Real Madrid, who will play against Atletico Madrid later the same day.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Pakistan has assisted to build optical pharmacy and registration unit in Chitwan-based Bharatpur Eye Hospital.

CHITWAN, Nov 8: As many as 3,000 people have been benefitted from the 'Eye Camp for Chitwan', a health campaign recently launched with an objective to make Chitwan district blindness-free.

BARCELONA, Oct 17: Barcelona lost their first points of the 2017-18 La Liga season away at the Wanda Metropolitano against Atletico Madrid with a 1-1 draw on Saturday. Now, they hope to continue winning in the UEFA Champions League Group D to make it to the knockout phases, when they face Greek champions Olympiacos at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Naya Shakti Party Nepal (NSP-N) has said that it will contest the upcoming parliamentary and province elections under its own election symbol.

PALPA, Sept 28: A Japanese national provided financial assistance worth Rs 900,000 to the Kaligandaki Eye Treatment Centre at Rampur in Palpa district.

Life through a bird’s eye

September 25, 2017 10:06 am

I am a caged bird. I was caged a day before my birthday. One second I was planning my birthday and all the next second I found myself inside the cage in my own house. The feeling was not nice. That moment, I felt some things look good from far.

TIKAPUR, August 2:  In the recent days, Tikapur Eye Care Center is witnessing extensively high number of eye patients

PALPA, JULY 31: Kali Gandaki Eye Care Center (KGECC), a community-based organization in Rampur of Palpa district, has provided free eye checkup and treatment to more than 5,000 people in fiscal year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, July 28 : The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index jumped up by 10.97 points to close at 1,646.53 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.  The benchmark index has been logging gains since the beginning of the Fiscal Year 2017/18. Last week, Nepse had gone up by 52.18 points.

GALLE, July 28: A dominant India spared Sri Lanka the ignominy of a follow-on but Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund struck fluent half-centuries to tighten the touring side's grip on the first test on Friday.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index fell 3.91 points to close at 1,563.81 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week.

DHARAN, June 26: As the poll competition among the political parties gets stiff, all political parties in Dharan have their eye on the settlements of landless people the city for votes.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Rohto Mentholatum, a Japanese company which produces pharmaceutical and varieties of medicated cosmetics and skin care products, organized a free eye check up camp at Asan, Jamal and Kamalakshi on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: While the major political parties are eyeing electoral alliances with the two Madhes-based  parties, these two parties have been working at alliances between themselves.

KATHMANDU, June 12: While the major political parties are eyeing electoral alliances with the two Madhes-based  parties, these two parties have been working at alliances between themselves.

DANG, June 11: Prisoners of Tulsipur Jail underwent free eye check up with the help of Rapti Eye Hospital, Rakshyachour, Dang.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Election Commission (EC) has launched an election app with a view to circulating information received during the observation of the upcoming local-level election to a central level.

Eye on election

April 22, 2017 00:45 am

We are delighted by the news of merger between six small Madhesi parties on Thursday to form the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP). On the same day, Bijaya Kumar Gacchhadar-led Nepal Democratic Forum merged with Tharuhat Tarai Party Nepal.

Central leaders eye mayoral posts

April 5, 2017 08:25 am

KATHMANDU, April 5: With the new constitution granting more power to the local level, some central leaders of the major political parties have started eying mayoral posts.

Prabhu Bank organizes eye camp

April 4, 2017 09:56 am

KATHMANDU, April 4: Prabhu Bank Ltd, in collaboration with Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS), has organized an eye camp at Raniyapur VDC of Banke district under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, it said in a statement.

KATHMANDU, March 10: With chairman of the recently unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party, Kamal Thapa, sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Local Development, the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government seems quite close to getting the seven-point constitution amendment bill endorsed by parliament.

DANG, Feb 26: The hospitals in the district have purchased modern eye examination equipment and devices as part of a program to introduce specialist eye treatment services.

BIRTAMOD, Feb 5: Host Jhapa XI and Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) are vying for the title of the Rumpum Jhapa Gold Cup football tournament on Monday at the Domalal stadium in Birtamod, Jhapa.

SBL supports eye patients

January 6, 2017 22:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Siddhartha Bank Limited is supporting Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwar to conduct cataract surgeries of 15 economically marginalized patients from different locations of Kathmandu Valley, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed laid foundation stone of a new block of the Bharatpur Eye Hospital on Wednesday. The new block is being constructed with the financial assistance of the government of Pakistan.

Nepali eves eye to upset Test nation

November 24, 2016 11:40 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Nepali national women's cricket team has set sight on beating at least one of the Test-playing sides in the Women's Asia Cup 2016 T20 cricket tournament to be held from November 26 to December 4 in Bangkok, Thailand.

UDAYPUR, Nov 22: Eye Care Centre at Triyuga Municipality-2, Gaighat, has started providing ambulance service.