JUMLA, July 26: The alarming rise in the number of child marriages in the district has compelled the representatives of Patarasi Rural Municipality to join hands with various stakeholders to curb this ill practice.
KATHMANDU, July 8: The government is learnt to have been planning to come up with clear policies regarding forest and environment sectors with an objective of improving the people's living standard through the means of community forest.
KATHMANDU, June 15 : Nepal Tarun Dal, a sister organisation of the Nepali Congress, is to launch 'Youth Dialogue, People's Goodwill' programme. Tarun Dal General Secretary, Bhupendra Jung Shahi, said that the Tarun Dal is going to launch different campaigns till mid-July to make the organisation stronger.
KHOTANG, June 6: Until a year ago, political party leaders were wandering through the villages and cities with their election agendas. In order to bring voters on their side, they reached the doorsteps of the locals with their best agenda.
The recent official two-day visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Nepal has been the talk of the town. While both the governments have claimed the visit to be successful, there have been mixed remarks about his visit across the country. In fact, the VVIP motorcade had affected the lives of Kathmandu denizens and social media was flooded with hashtag trends against the blockade imposed by India in 2015.
KATHMANDU, May 13: Teeange player Santoo Shrestha’s rise as national prodigy in Nepali sports last year has established the table-tennis player as one of the front-runners for the People’s Choice Award in imminent Pulsar Sports Awards. The 18-year-old won three national table-tennis tournaments in 2017-18 season.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal national volleyball team open spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha’s rise as a professional player has put the national prodigy among the top candidates to win the upcoming People’s Choice Award in Pulsar Sports Award slated for May 17.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal’s national number one goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong has emerged as a strong contender for the Bajaj Pulsar People’s Choice Award 2018 on back of a successful 2017/18 season with national as well as foreign teams.
KATHMANDU, May 8:Teenagers dominated the list for 2018 led by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane as rising golfer Pratima Sherpa and table tennis prodigy Santoo Shrestha made the final five of the unveiled names on Wednesday by Nepal Sports Journalists Forum (NSJF) for the People’s Choice Award of the Pulsar Sports Award scheduled to be declared on May 18. National football team goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong and spiker Man Bahadur Shrestha are the two other nominees in the list.
KATHMANDU, May 8: The “people’s war” was a significant political event born out of historical necessity and any effort to undermine its contribution in social and political changes could put left unity in jeopardy, CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said.
KATHMANDU, April 26: The first Nepali cricketer to sign for an Indian Premier League team Sandeep Lamichhane is one of the nominees of the People’s Choice category of Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Pulsar Sports Award 2018. He will be joined by four other sportspersons in the race by footballer Kiran Kumar Limbu, national volleyball team player Man Bahadur Shrestha, golfer Pratima Sherpa, and table tennis player Santoo Shrestha.
XI'AN, CHINA, April 13: The first Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) People's Forum concluded in Xi'an of Shaanxi Province, issuing a six-point Xi'an Declaration that vows to promote cooperation among NGOs in the region to fight against endemic poverty in the region.
DANG/RUKUM, Jan 10: Eleven years ago, Mohan KC of Rukum, Banfikot purchased eight ropanis of land from another local Tirtharaj Sharma for Rs 80,000. As the land was passed by the then 'people's government' of Maoist rebels, KC had expected that he won't have to pay tax for the land. To his disappointment, he was handed over with a small chit of paper by one of the Maoist cadres asking him to pay Rs 5,000 for the registration of land.
GORKHA, Dec 25: Senior leader of the CPN (Maoist Centre) Narayan Kaji Shrestha has said the people's mandate which the leftist parties have got from across the country through the elections was in favor of party unification.
KATHMANDU, Nov 29: CPN-UML Chairman K P Oli has claimed that the Nepali Congress (NC) has lost the people's trust as it has failed to lead the country towards prosperity even after getting opportunity to form majority governments twice before.
Global warming is hurting people’s health a bit more than previously thought, but there’s hope that the Earth — and populations — can heal if the planet kicks its coal habit, a group of doctors and other experts said.
GAITGHAT, August 3: The High Court, Okhaldhunga has issued an interim order in the name of newly elected people's representatives of the Belaka Municipality-4 in Udyapur district not to start works until a next verdict or a decision.
The main opposition CPN-UML has concluded that the Supreme Court's decision to conduct re-election in Bharatpur Metropolitan City Ward No 19 has disrespected the people's mandate and the party is worried about the verdict setting a wrong precedent.
The country on Wednesday witnessed the second phase of local elections. The last time local level elections took place in the country was nearly two decades ago when there were very few local bodies. The elections this time was historic also because it was the first local level elections after the country adopted federalism having seven provinces and 744 local units. While the government is yet to hold elections in Province 2, many local bodies have already got the officer bearers. Depending on their potential and needs, aspirations and visions of the chiefs and deputy chiefs of those bodies vary. Here we talked to the representatives of Achham and Ilam districts.
The rise in social media has broadened communication over a short span of time. Although, various research and online surveys are conducted on a daily basis. While these surveys are appluded, they are also questioned at times.
KATHMANDU, May 31: A book titled "Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Nepal: Policy Status, Challenges and Opportunities" was launched along with "The Indigenous World 2017 ", an annual report of the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) amidst a program here today.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: While various Maoist factions were commemorating their 22nd People's War Day on Sunday, conflict victims of the decade-long Maoist insurgency marked a Black Day, venting their ire against the snail-pace transitional justice process.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12. While Maoist cadres are marking the 22nd 'People's War Day' on Sunday, the Conflict Victims National Society observed it as a 'black day' and staged an hour long sit-in protest near the southern gate of the Singha Durbar.