CHITWAN, Dec 2: Bed Prasad Regmi, 56, cannot move around without crutches. His back aches and muscle cramps sometimes 'kill' him. He is unable to work and earn like other normal persons but his medical expenses are quite high. "The conflict ruined my life," he laments.

Particulate matter significantly increases mortality amongst children in low-income countries

Consumer's health widely neglected

February 8, 2018 03:56 am

JHAPA, Feb 7: Despite being ware about the fact that vegetables imported from India have high level of pesticide residue, the government authorities have made no efforts to ban the import yet.

JUMLA, Dec 31: Minister of State without portfolio Goma Kunwar has said that the neglect towards Karnali continues even after the country adopted a federal system of governance.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: Numerous designers are emerging in the fashion industry of Nepal with growing trend of wearing designer clothes. The clientele that orders designer clothes ranges from celebrities to regular customers who would love to flaunt their clothes in events, parties and other occasions.

Okhre: a neglected view tower

August 9, 2017 10:51 am

The Okhre view tower has added value to the already attractive Sanghurigadhi Rural Municipality in Dhankuta.

KATHMANDU, June 24: With the commencement of local level elections, differences have emerged between two government agencies over the continuing relevance of the local peace committees, leaving such committees dysfunctional.  The committees were established in all 75 districts but with no further budget allocations they are now on the verge of dissolution.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nepal Association of Tour Operators (NATO) has criticized major political parties for not giving sufficient space to tourism in their manifestos for the upcoming local level polls.

DANG, April 17: Kamal Rokka, an exiled Nepali Congress leader of Rolpa's Thawang village, recently got a phone call from a political rival of his village which is popularly known as the bastion of Maoist insurgency.  The caller was an influential left-wing leader of Thawang, who until recent was against holding the local elections. However, the call was to offer his support and express his interest in conducting the local polls in Thawang by setting aside their differences.

KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The reconstruction of heritage monuments devastated by the deadly quake of 2015 inside the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is unlikely to be completed within five years if the present trend of budget allocation continues.

Road accidents a 'neglected epidemic'

August 16, 2016 00:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: In yet another dreadful day for road fatalities, at least 36 people lost their lives in two separate road accidents in Kavre and Baitadi districts, Monday.