ROLPA, May 12: Even though the number of child marriages is extensively high in Rolpa, very few cases of this ill-practice are reported to police. The government has criminalized child marriage, yet those practicing and encouraging child marriage are neither punished nor ostracized by the law enforcing agencies.
BIRGUNJ, April 21: Police on Friday lifted the body of Anju Devi Das, 28, of Birgunj Metropolitan City-23 from the cremation site on the banks of the Sirsiya River after they sniffed foul play in her death.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Even as the authorities have stepped up measures in recent months to curb gold smuggling, cases of illegal trade of the precious yellow metal from China to Nepal have remained unabated.
KATHMANDU, JULY 31: Records maintained by the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) show an increase of more than 15 percent in road accidents in the valley in fiscal year 2017/18 from the previous fiscal year.
JUMLA, June 26: Hojila Shahi, a victim of uterine prolapse since a long time, was always hesitant to disclose her problem. The local of Shyarpunath Municipality of Jumla said that the society's outlook toward females with uterus related problems was appalling. Shahi said, “As long as a women's body is in good health, they are showered with love and the second something goes wrong, they are left alone.”
ROSTOV-ON-DON, June 23: Mexico built on the momentum from their stunning victory over world champions Germany by overpowering South Korea 2-1 on Saturday to take a giant step towards the World Cup last 16.
MOSCOW, June 14: Finally let loose after a year-long diet of international friendlies, hosts Russia roared their World Cup intent to the rafters on Thursday with a 5-0 tournament-opening win over Saudi Arabia.
DHADING, May 3: Rita Chepang, 24, suffers from malnutrition. She came to know about it from a health professional when she visited a health center recently. A resident of Benighat, in Dhading, she was advised to take balanced diet and do physical exercise for improving health condition.
NEPALGUNJ, April 30 : Excavators are seen extracting sands and gravel from Samshergunj area of Rapti river round the clock. Mini and heavy trucks transport them to the crusher machines lined up on riverbanks and from there to their final destinations.
DAMAK, Feb 28: Despite being aware about the health hazards, using chemical fertilizers and pesticides for cultivation of vegetables is not a choice but an obligation for a lot of farmers who have no idea regarding the procedures of making organic fertilizers.
RAUTAHAT, Feb 22: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating stone and gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.
RAUTAHAT, Feb 21: A squad of Area Police Office (APO), Samanpur on Monday arrested two individuals and seized their excavator while they were illegally excavating gravel from the Bagmati River in Rautahat at midnight.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: When she was a child, Samikshya Chaudhary, 24, wanted to become a teacher. She had even overcome the challenges of being a visually-impaired person to consistently rank among the top three students of her class. Her dreams were within her reach. But things took a drastic turn when she eloped with her childhood sweetheart while studying in grade 9. They both were just 16 at the time.
RAUTAHAT, Dec 1: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns. In a bid to attract the voters, the parties are adopting provocative campaigns and promotional strategies which are considered unethical by the election law.
RAUTAHAT, Nov 29: With the completion of the first phase of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, candidates taking part in the second phase of the elections in Rautahat have speeded up their poll campaigns.
GAUSHALA, Sept 9: Political parties that are vigorously campaigning vying for turning the results of the upcoming local level election in their favour have been found breaching the election code of conduct in Mahottari district.
GAUSHALA, September 8: Political parties that are vigorously campaigning vying for turning the results of the upcoming local level election in their favor have been found breaching the election code of conduct in Mahottari district.
BIRATNAGAR, August 16: Until a few days ago, locals of Ikrahi used to spend their days in the fields as farming was the major means of their livelihood. This village, which lies in ward-4 of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, got waterlogged due to excessive rainfall on Saturday and Sunday.
POKHARA: The bus stops meant for passengers to get on and off vehicles aren’t being used in the approved manner now-a-days in Pokhara. The local bus stops are slowly turning into a place for parking private vehicles.
GULMI, July 23: On February 12, Sarita Khatri, 23, of what was former Darbar Devisthan VDC-3, filed a complaint against her husband at the District Police Office (DPO), Gulmi, accusing him of making her life hell.
GULMI, JULY 23: On February 12, Sarita Khatri, 23, of what was former Darbar Devisthan VDC-3, filed a complaint against her husband at the District Police Office (DPO), Gulmi, accusing him of making her life hell. Five days later, police called both of them for reconciliation and the issue was resolved. On March 13, Puja Budhathoki, 24, of Resunga Municipality-14, filed a complaint against her husband Bam Bahadur BK, 25, accusing him of keep beating her. Though police tried to resolve the issue, Puja was not ready for reconciliation. She instead approached the District Court. These two women are only the representatives of the dozens of domestic violence cases registered at the DPO.
BIRMINGHAM, June 16: India coasted into a Champions Trophy final against fierce rival Pakistan by beating Bangladesh by nine wickets on Thursday, guided by an elegant century by Rohit Sharma and a surprising bowling performance by part-time spinner Kedar Jadhav.
TIKAPUR, May 30: Some years ago, Prabhunarayan Chaudhari would not dare to walk alone through the dense jungle near Tikapur. Rampant deforestation in the recent years has helped him overcome his fear. “Now I have a new fear in my heart. I fear if the present trees will be around in the next few years,” he said.
SIRAHA, March 25: Deforestation in the Chure region has escalated once again even as the government reportedly shelved its 'plan' to lift ban on extraction of Chure resources following widespread criticism.
TIKAPUR, Jan 14: Increasing rate of sickle-cell disease among the members of the Tharu community has become a great health threat for them. This hereditary disease has claimed the lives of several people of the community and has troubled a lot more.
DOLAKHA, Jan 12: Although Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Dolakha chapter has been found indulging in rampant irregularities, no action has been taken against the humanitarian organization which 'works to relieve human suffering during disasters and emergencies'.
MUGU, Jan 3: Villages in the eastern part of Mugu district are considered rich in wildlife. However, of late, wildlife population, especially that of deer and tiger, is fast declining. Locals put the blame on poachers and lack of adequate security measures along the border.
KATHMANDU, Sept 8: At a time when the health authorities are struggling to contain the spread of cholera in Kathmandu Valley, strains of the deadly disease have been found in drinking water samples collected from various Valley localities.
JHAPA, Aug 28: A good driving practice and a fair knowledge of road traffic rules and regulations may not sometimes be enough to get driving license. You have to smoothly get through written and practical test as per the standard set by the government to become a license holder.
KATHMANDU, July 23: The drugs treatment and rehabilitation centers mushrooming along with the increment in drug users across the country have remained rampant in lack of effective monitoring, governance and required guidelines, risking the lives of the thousands of patient.
KAILALI, July 14: Illegal extraction of sand and rocks is rampant at Khutiya River in Kailali district. Locals say that several unauthorized groups are involved in mining sand, pebbles and rocks using excavators since the last two weeks.
KATHMANDU, July 5: Although child marriage is illegal in Nepal, it is still practiced in various parts of the country. Kapilvastu and Rupandehi, two tarai districts, have the highest rate of child marriage among all the districts in the country.