PALPA, June 18: More than half of the women of Siluwa in Purbakhola Rural Municipality-1, prefer delivering their babies at home instead of birthing centers.

Getting married is often pegged as one of the happiest day of a person's life, as you have finally found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with.

This poll was conducted from August 10 to August 14, 2017, among a national sample of 2,201 adults. Source: Morning Consult

POKHARA, July 2: Farmers in Pokhara have started using tractor for plowing their field as it is easier and faster than using a pair of oxen. They have found that plowing the field with tractor costs lesser than using oxen.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Many first-time voters, who constitute nearly 50 percent of the total eligible voter population in the country, were not for  voting on the basis of political party affiliation in the local polls held Sunday.

Locals prefer grains to noodles in Jumla

February 22, 2017 08:12 am

JUMLA, Feb 22: Noodles remained hugely popular in Jumla for several years. So much so that many Jumlis believed that noodles soup was a great vitamin supplement. Locals preferred noodles and biscuits to grains and vegetables grown in their own fields. Thanks to the government-run nutrition awareness program started last year, things have changed for good in Jumla.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: At a time when many political leaders go abroad for medical treatment at huge expense to the government, some of them opt for treatment within Nepal. They have faith in the medical services that the ordinary people have been getting.

Women tend to find beardedness attractive when judging long-term relationships, perhaps as a signal of formidability among males and the potential to provide direct benefits, such as enhanced fertility and survival, to females, the study said.

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.