One object with numerous beneficial uses

November 15, 2019 17:46 pm

Personal Computers’ (PC) are global phenomenon and these have turned the way the world operates. They have various general uses that attract a worldwide audience to use them. PC’s can be used to watch movies and other streams as well, streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos, and soon to come Disney plus as well as sports streams are used worldwide.

Computers can run slow due to many reasons. Sometimes, there might be some problems in the operating system or your computer is outdated. If the storage is almost full or has a virus in it, the speed of the computer is generally affected. So to get rid of a slow running computer, here we have compiled some solutions.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Almost 70 per cent of the households whose houses were damaged by the 2015 earthquakes have either started or completed reconstruction of their houses, according to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

Fertilizers import up 10 pc

June 7, 2018 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 7: The import of fertilizers (chemical and organic combined) in the first 10 months of the current fiscal year has surged by nearly half compared to import figures of the same period of Fiscal Year 2016/17.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Softening its previous stance, the Election Commission (EC) has hinted at registering the newly formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) without 33 percent women representation in the party's central organization as required by the law.

KATHMANDU, April 29: Five student unions affiliated to different political parties submitted a two-point memorandum on Sunday to Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada, demanding allocation of at least 20 percent budget to the education sector for the upcoming fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 27: Staff at the parliament secretariat have been receiving allowances equal to 80 percent of their salary, in addition to their  regular salary and snacks allowance, and this has been going on for nearly four months now on the basis of a dodgy decision.

POKHARA, April 13: A Bill on Salaries and Allowances of Provincial Lawmakers endorsed by the Provincial Meeting of the Province 4 has laid down a provision according to which a leader of the party having ten percent seats can become chief whip.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Although 7.7 percent of children of school-going age are not in school, the government does not have any sound plan for bringing them into the classroom.

KATHMANDU, March 30: As in previous years, private schools have hiked their fees, up to 30 percent this time, breaching the rules set down by the government.

KATHMANDU, March 8: The government has revised down the economic growth forecast to 6 percent for the current fiscal year 2017/18 from the previous economic growth target of 7.2 percent. Releasing the mid-term review report of the budget for the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Finance lowered the growth forecast by 1.2 percentage points to 6 percent for the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, March 7: The government on Wednesday revised the economic growth target down to 6 percent for the current fiscal year 2017/18 from the initial target of 7.2 percent.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: At a time when global focus is shifting to the alarmingly high rates of newborn deaths, UNICEF on Tuesday launched Every Child ALIVE, a worldwide campaign to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns along with a new report on newborn mortality.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested eight operators of investment companies on the charge of committing banking fraud and charging exorbitant interests -- over 24 percent -- on loans.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Some 58 percent children aged between 8 and 12 years are exposed to cyber risks in Nepal, according to a recent study.

A new Oxfam report has revealed that eighty-two percent of the wealth generated in the year 2017 went to the richest one percent of the global population.

A new Oxfam report has revealed that eighty-two percent of the wealth generated in the year 2017 went to the richest one percent of the global population.

RASUWA, Jan 17: About 45 percent of quake victims in Rasuwa, which is among the worst-hit districts by the 2015 earthquakes, are set to receive the second tranche of housing reconstruction grant after fulfilling the set criteria.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: A total of 47 percent vehicles booked by the government authorities for failing to meet the air pollution standard were also found plying the roads of Kathmandu Valley without meeting the minimum required standards set by the Department of Transportation Management (DoTM).

KHOTANG, Jan 1: A recent survey conducted by the District Health Office (DHO), Khotang shows that around 75 percent of the women in the district still deliver babies at home instead of birthing centers.

KHOTANG, Dec 31: A recent survey conducted by the District Health Office (DHO), Khotang shows that around 75 percent of the women in the district still deliver babies at home instead of birthing centers.

36 pc children below 5 stunted in Nepal

December 27, 2017 09:09 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: More than one-third of children under the age of five years in Nepal are stunted.

42 pc new faces in parliament under FPTP

December 13, 2017 06:22 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Of the total 165 lawmakers in parliament to be elected under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category, at least 40 percent are going to be new faces. In the 275-member lower house, 110 members are to be nominated under the proportional representation (PR) category after the allocation of PR seats to  political parties on the basis of the PR votes they secured  across the country.

NUWAKOT, Dec 5: Only ten percent of the Galchi-Rasuwagadhi road has been completed even after a year of the commencement of the work.  The transportation in the route will be blocked for eight hours daily in order to complete the construction work within the given time of 21 months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: An estimated 75 percent of Nepal's population is exposed to unsafe levels of particulate matter air pollution.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Majority of MBBS graduates, who appeared in a licensing examination on Saturday by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC), have failed the exam.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Some 2.5 percent of the HIV-infected people in Nepal are children of up to four years.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: While filing candidacy in the 128 electoral constituencies for parliament, the two major political alliances have fielded  only 16 women candidates for the December 7 second phase polls.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The newly-appointed chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Yubaraj Bhusal has announced his plan to take at least 60 percent of the earthquake-hit families to new houses before next monsoon.

Price of Fast Track DPR jumps 66 pc

September 5, 2017 07:28 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The price of the Detailed Project Report for the Kathmandu-Tarai Expressway was Rs 600 million (Indian Rs 380 million) in January this year, but  the DPR price is now Rs 1 billion,  an increment of 66 percent.

KATHMANDU, July 11: The government has proposed a three percent threshold for political parties to get elected to the central parliament in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, June 28:The second round local elections were conducted  enthusiastically on Wednesday in the 334 local units of Provinces 1, 5 and 7, bringing even some leaders of the poll-opposing political parties into the election process.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The vote casting in the second phase of local elections has concluded in a peaceful manner on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: It is no longer a hypothesis or myth. The impact of climate change is real as far as Nepal is concerned.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Only eight percent of the total number of candidates fielded for the positions of chiefs of local units -municipalities or rural municipalities - are female even though the election law has made it mandatory to field opposite genders for the chief and the deputy chief of a given unit.

KATHMANDU, April 26: The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has projected the national economy to grow by 6.94 percent for the current fiscal year 2016/17, up from the 6 percent target set by the government.

KATHMANDU, March 31: The Ministry of General Administration (MoGA) has proposed to adjust 80 percent of civil servants at the local and provincial levels under the new federal setup. The total number of civil servants is 80,000.

KATHMANDU, March 28: A recent study has revealed that 21.2 percent of undergraduate students in Nepal are coping with depression and 35.4 percent are addicted to the Internet. The study has also linked sleep disorder to Internet addiction.

KATHMANDU, March 23: Amid pressure from fringe political parties, parliament on Wednesday endorsed a bill  imposing a three-percent threshold in upcoming parliamentary elections for becoming a national political party.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has tightened lending toward auto and vehicle purchases, allowing banks and financial institutions (BFIs) to provide loans of up to only 50 percent of the valuation of a private vehicle.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: With a view to fostering political stability through a reduction in the number of political parties, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed a 1.5 percent threshold for parties seeking representation in parliament.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The government has decided to provide a monthly incentive of 50 percent of their salary to village development committee secretaries across the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Karki, who is also the government’s spokesperson, has said that the process for providing 50 percent subsidy in the treatment expenses for journalists incurred at the government hospitals has been taken forward.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: PC Fighters Cricket Club has clinched the title of the 2nd Ambassador of Pakistan T-20 Cricket Tournament on Saturday defeating Great Himalayan Cricket Academy (GHCA) by five wickets in the final.

58 pc Doti women have STDs

December 24, 2016 00:10 am

DOTI, Dec 24: A recent study has found that 59 percent of women in the district are living with one or other kind of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). In its annual report for 2016, Doti branch of the Nepal Family Planning Association (NFPA) stated that the number of women to live with STDs have been increasing every year. Such alarming health condition of women in the rural district is attributed to the pervasive trend of labor migration to India among men. Husbands of the women are major transmitter of such diseases, the study suggests.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Expressing serious dissatisfaction over the possible number of local units in  the tarai, the agitating Madhes-based parties are pressuring Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal not to receive the report of the commission formed to restructure local units under the federal system.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Private health institutions across the nation started providing free of cost health services to 10 percent of their bed capacity from Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The government and private hospitals have agreed to provide 10 percent of beds free of cost to the poor and helpless people from December 16. Nursing homes, clinics, community hospitals, non-government hospitals and private medical colleges will provide this facility to the needy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The gap in child literacy rate between the rich and poor is 39 percent while the gap between  male and female children above five years of age is also big.

Stunting rate down 20 pc in 14 yrs

September 13, 2016 07:23 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The stunting ratio among children in Nepal has declined by 20 percent in the last 14 years.