Away from Berlin’s clubs, far from the tourist hotspots, young drug dealers, many of them immigrants, eke out a marginal existence on the fringes of the city: theirs is the story of Afghan-German director Burhan Qurbani’s “Berlin Alexanderplatz”.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: President Bidya Bhandari launched Baliyo Nepal, a national nutrition movement, amidst a special function at President’s Office, Shital Niwas on Friday. Baliyo Nepal seeks to mobilize private sector and civil society to support Nepal’s efforts in the reduction of chronic malnutrition and hunger.
DUBAI, July 31: At least 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them stranded in the sea without food or water for a week, a U.N. migration agency said.
In a country of night owls Abhishek Gurung often wondered why there were no service providers who catered exclusively to them. “Most people I know stay up late and get their work done in the nighttime. Seeing as how our lifestyles are changing, I’d say there will eventually be more night owls than early birds,”.
Just three years ago, in September 2015, all United Nations Member States approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The eradication of hunger and all forms of malnutrition (Sustainable Development Goal number 2) was defined by world leaders as a cardinal objective of the Agenda, a sine qua non-condition for a safer, fairer and more peaceful world.
NEW DELHI, July 29: Expressing dissatisfaction over the delay in the appointment of Lokpal at the Centre, social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he will launch a hunger strike from October 2 against the Union Government.
KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepali Congress lawmaker Minendra Rijal questioned the rationale of the government to force Dr. Govinda KC for his 15th hunger strike when it eventually had to agree with the demands.
KATHMANDU, July 23: The ongoing hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC is set to break the records of his past 14 fasts-unto-death on Monday as the longest one but government apathy toward his demands continues.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has been on fast-unto-death for 179 days in total since 2012, as of Tuesday. He has been demanding reforms in the medical sector, under different governments.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Ganga Maya Adhikari of Fujel, Gorkha, who is on the 41st day of her fast-unto-death Monday, has refused to end the hunger strike even after the surrender of Chhabilal Paudel, one of the prime accused in the killing of her son.
JUMLA, June 30: Crusader for medical education reform and senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC initiated his 15th fast-unto-death, in Jumla on Saturday afternoon. He began the hunger strike under police custody but was subsequently released .
KATHMANDU, June 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Anup Raj Sharma have held one-on-one talks to discuss the issue of Ganga Maya Shrestha, who is on a fast-unto death.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Civil rights crusader Dr Govinda KC, who is a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of Tribhuvan University has urged the government on Thursday to address his four-point demand as soon as possible.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Dr Govinda KC has ended his 14th hunger strike at 10:00 am today following a five-point agreement with the government Friday night. KC drank juice offered by a cobbler to break his hunger strike at TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Appreciating the Supreme Court (SC) order to investigate the citizenship and academic certificates of Chief Justice (CJ) Gopal Parajuli, Dr Govinda KC has said that he will continue his 14th hunger strike until his remaining demands are addressed.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Take the dregs left from making soy bean oil, which usually go to feed the pigs. Press and roll them into a sandy-colored paste. Stuff with rice, and top with chilli sauce. The dish’s name, injogogi, means “man-made meat.”
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 1: District youth leaders from Saptari have begun a fast-unto-death from Tuesday to their dissatisfaction over party’s decision to share seats for upcoming House of Representatives election.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: After the government failed to take serious measures to bring the Medical Education Act as per the recommendations of the Mathema report, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), launched his 13th fast-unto-death Thursday. Dr KC has also demanded the sacking of Dr Ramakanth Makaju, vice-chancellor of Kathmandu University, and KU Dean Dr Rajendra Koju, accusing them of involvement with the medical mafia.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: As the government has not shown any interest in addressing his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), is all set to launch his 12th fast-unto-death from Wednesday.
BANKE, Aug 30: After spending days under the open sky, Kaushilya Kumari Barma of Daduwa Rural Municipality-2, returned back to what was left of her home. There was not a single grain of food in her home as flood had swept away everything.
KANCHANPUR, August 28: Dr Govinda KC who is currently in Spatari, providing treatment to the flood victims, has said that he will continue his fight against the medical mafia by giving continuity to his hunger strike.
KATHMANDU, August 15: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has postponed his 23-day-long fast-unto-death in view of the loss of lives and property caused by monsoon rains-triggered floods and landslides in the country.
KATHMANDU, August 14: Dr Govinda KC has so far spent 143 days in five years fasting-unto-deaths for vital reforms in the medical education sector. However, the government is yet to meet all his demands.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: No agreement could be reached between the government and the representatives of Dr Govinda KC even on Sunday, the 21st day of the 11th fast-unto-death being staged by Dr KC. Dr KC's representatives have blamed government negligence for the continuation of the status quo.
KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Although Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba directed that the problems regarding Dr Govinda KC’s demands be resolved, the talks teams could not reach an agreement even on the 19th day of Dr KC’s hunger strike.
KATHMANDU, August 10: Dr Govinda KC's 11th fast-on-to death strike demanding substantial improvement in medical sector has already reached 18 days. The members of Facebook group known as Men’s Room Reloaded (MRR) is supporting the protest by staging a relay hunger strike at Maitighar Mandala.
KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Transparency International and its chapter in Nepal have urged the government to take action to end the hunger strike of Dr Govinda KC, the 2015 winner of Transparency International Nepal's National Integrity Award, and implement the reforms in medical education needed to combat cronyism.