Raising sons in #MeToo era

July 9, 2019 00:30 am

Men growing up with single mothers may have a gendered edge in the #MeToo era

BANGKOK/PHUKET, July 8: Rescuers in Thailand prepared to lift a sunken tourist boat on Sunday and said 15 people are still missing after the craft capsized off the coast of Phuket island, killing at least 41 people.

KATHMANDU, June 9: The government has aimed to suppress recurrent expenditure but has projected a whopping growth of capital expenditure in the next three fiscal years.

KATHMANDU, April 6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up ‘field office’ in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, April  6: Former prime minister and coordinator of Naya Shakti Party Nepal, Baburam Bhattarai has asked Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to raise the issue of the illegally set up 'field office' in Biratnagar by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The government has decided to make internal borrowing of another Rs 12.61 billion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: At a time when the balance of payment (BoP) position of the country is weak, the government is preparing to raise import quota of gold.

ROLPA, Nov 12: Former minister and CPN (Maoist Center) leader Barshaman Pun were ambushed during his election campaign in Bhittabang, Madi Rural Municipality-1 of Rolpa on Saturday.

ROLPA, Nov 11: Former minister and CPN (Maoist Center) leader Barshaman Pun was ambushed during his election campaign in Bhittabang, Madi Rural Municipality-1 of Rolpa on Saturday. His vehicle was ambushed at around 10:30 am while en route to Ghartigaun from Sukhaodar. The vehicle sustained minor damage but nobody got injured.

KATHMANDU, Oct 28: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said it would be impractical to have doubts and raise questions regarding the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies as the Election Commission was heading towards that way by making all required preparations.

LONDON, Sept 6: England’s decision to bring fresh faces into their Ashes squad will push the team’s more experienced players to raise their games, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow has said.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Main opposition CPN (UML)'s chairman KP Sharma Oli has called on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to raise the issues of national interest in overall including the problem of inundations in the Terai-Madhes, energy development 1950's treaty, border river dams and the extradition treaty during his state visit to India beginning from Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Lawmakers, speaking during zero and special hour of the Legislature-Parliament on Monday, drew the government's attention towards contemporary issues.

Proceeds from a clash between London football giants Arsenal and Chelsea will go to support people caught up in the Grenfell Tower fire, the Football Association said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Members of a panel formed to work on reforms in the medical education sector have raised serious concerns over the fees charged by private medical colleges for MD/MS courses.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Two hydropower companies and a microfinance company are preparing to float their primary shares to the general public.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, has protested the government's move of increasing the number of local-level units which it said was in contravention of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, May 1: Naya Shakti Nepal, the political party led by former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, unveiled its election manifesto for the upcoming local elections with highly ambitious plans including increasing the per capita income to $15,000 in next 25 years.

POKHARA, April 11:Election Commissioner Ishwori Prasad Paudyal has ruled out the possibility of raising the number to local units for now, stating the upcoming local-level elections may not take place if done so.

EMIRATES, March 8: Bayern Munich may well have dumped Arsenal out of the Champions League, but the German club admitted they were off the pace for part of Wednesday's clash and will need to raise their game to stand a realistic chance of lifting the trophy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) has decided to increase its paid-up capital.

European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system despite the US company announcing changes to the installation process.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Scores of participants mostly youths participated in a demonstrations in four different locations in Kathmandu on Tuesday to raise awareness against all forms of abuse against women.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Sagoon (www.sagoon.com), a US based social commerce startup, announced the filing of a Regulation A+ (MINI-IPO) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to offer an investment opportunity mostly to a large pool of potential public investors who have already become a part Sagoon’s users, fans and supporters.

Actor, entrepreneur and social activist Juhi Chawla on Saturday sought to create awareness about menace of using plastic.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Sagoon Inc., a US-based social commerce startup founded by a Nepali, will soon be launching a Public Offering (Mini IPO) under the regulations enacted by the Obama administration's landmark JOBS Act to establish itself as a public company.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: As Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N), the fourth largest party and a crucial component of the parliamentary opposition, declared unification on Monday with Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), one of the parties in the ruling coalition, national politics could witness some dramatic changes in the near future.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Members of Parliament have endorsed a bill to increase their own salary and perks through a fast-track process while putting the deliberations on impeachment motion filed against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki on hold.

URLABARI (Morang), Nov 19: The schools in Morang have raised fund for the cancer treatment of 12 – year – old Utsav Dhimal of Jirikhimti of Pathari Shanischare – 8.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index nosedived 51.95 points this week to close at 1,697.17 points on Thursday--the last trading day of the week.

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: Fifty youth activists gathered at Basantapur Durbar Square on Sunday displaying placards to raise their voice against the prevailing social stigmas in a question campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Madhesi People’s Rights Forum-Democratic (MPRF-D) lawmaker Yogendra Chaudhari on Tuesday warned of an armed revolt if the demands of Madhesi and Tharu communities are not fulfilled right away.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has directed wholesale microfinance institutions microfinance companies that lend only to other microfinance companies and large groups or institutions to hit their Rs 600 million-paid-up target by mid-July 2018.

KATHMANDU, July 9: NC General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala, was rushed to Om Hospital after he complained of abdominal pain and breathing difficulties on Tuesday evening. Doctors at the hospital, however, noticed how critical he was only on Wednesday morning when he became unconscious.