More than 300 families displaced

July 24, 2016 10:59 am

BIRATNAGAR, July 24: More than 300 families have been displaced after floodwaters entered settlements in Morang.

JHAPA, July 18: Tara Nath Khatiwada of Shani Arjun-1, Jhapa went to a private hospital in Jhapa seeking treatment for stomach pain. After he went through all sorts of medical checkups, the doctor said that he had a hernia.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rasuwa district is one of the popular destinations for foreign tourists. Based on foreign tourist footfall, the district should have been in government's priority while allocating budget for district-wise tourism infrastructure development projects. But such is not the case.

KATHMANDU , July 11: Flood water from the Bhoteskoshi River has swept away seven more cemented houses Monday at Tatopani of Sindhupalchwok in the past 24 hours.

CHAUTARA, July 9: Three more houses were swept away by the swollen Bhotekoshi River at Liping Bazaar of Tatopani VDC today.

CHAUTARA, July 6: The swollen Bhotekoshi River of Sindhupalchowk on Tuesday night has swept away 20 concrete houses and has put 200 houses at high risk.

One study did support the claim that women are better than men at multitasking, finding that women’s responses when performing two tasks at once were 69% slower than when performing the tasks separately; men’s responses were 77% slower.

Food Act set to get more teeth

June 27, 2016 02:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 27: The government is making amendment to Food Act 1966 to discourage adulteration and black-marketing of food commodities, among others. It has proposed to increase punishment against wrongdoers by up to 20 fold.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The Department of Mines and Geology has discovered 15 more places having the deposits of iron, copper and limestone.

The researchers found that more attractive a woman was judged to be on average, the more likely participants would be willing to have sex with her and the less likely they were to intend to use a condom during sex.

More than 81,000 tourists visit CNP

June 24, 2016 14:24 pm

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), June 24: As many as 81,813 tourists have visited the famed Chitwan National Park (CNP) during the last 11 months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Viber, one of the world's leading messaging apps with over 711 million unique users worldwide and 4.5 million registered users in Nepal, has unveiled plan to invest in Npeal

KOHALPUR, June 21: As many as 300 Nepalis have been employed at a unit set up for producing cement and iron pipes for a tunnel for the Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose project.

Two more die of alcohol intake

June 21, 2016 01:15 am

MAHOTTARI, June 21: Two more persons have died after consuming locally produced alcohol in excessive amount in Mahottari district on Saturday night. With this, the death toll from alcohol consumption has reached five in the last two days.

A 26-year-old Public Relations professional, Rashmi Agrawal is currently working as the PR Manager at Kaymu Nepal. She joined the PR industry after completing Bachelor’s in Media Science from Kathmandu University in 2012. After an internship at Prisma Advertising, she moved on to organizations like ECS Media and Advantage Group.

More loathing lore

June 13, 2016 00:35 am

Any community that submits itself to be excluded from the right to be defended and the duty to bear arms becomes a second class citizen

Lost opportunities due to current bad blood between India and Nepal will have a long-term impact. India-Nepal relations are at an all-time low and there can be nothing more unfortunate at this hour of need when Nepal has just suffered that devastating earthquake amid unending political instability.

Senior musician Gurung no more

June 7, 2016 14:23 pm

KATHMANDU, June 7: Senior musician and composer of the national anthem, Amber Gurung, passed away early this morning at Grande International Hospital.  "Gurung, suffering from diabetes, high blood pressure and Parkinson's disease since long, was undergoing treatment at ICU and had been put on ventilator, and breathed his last at 2:37 am', said Public Relations Officer at Grande Hospital quoting Dr Chakraraj Pandey, involved in Gurung's treatment, as saying.

Talk less, engage more

June 3, 2016 19:48 pm

I wanted to show them how it’s done but never gave them the space and time to practice it themselves