KATHMANDU, July 4: The Government of Nepal is all set to gift two pairs of rhinos to China.  If things go as planned, two rhinos- Bhadra and Rupasi- will be flown to the northern neighbor on July 12 while the other two will be sent to China in the next fiscal year. The four rhinos are kept in separate pits at the eastern sector office of Chitwan National Park (CNP) in Sauraha since the last two months.

RAUTAHAT, Aug 5: Four children drowned in Rautahat district Saturday in open pits that were dug up for road construction and subsequently abandoned without filling them up. The deceased are all girls age 9 to 12.

A battle between two New York billionaires has been holding up a plan to replace a crumbling pier on Manhattan’s Hudson River waterfront with an avant-garde park on pilings rising above the riverbed.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 27: Lives of children, in particular the children of laborers working at various brick factories in Bhaktapur, have been put at risk with pits dug haphazardly in the vicinity claiming lives.