NEW DELHI, Dec 23: Toxic air killed more people in India in 2019 than in 2017, The Lancet said in a report shared by the government on Tuesday, with 1.67 million deaths accounting for 18% of all fatalities.
KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The meeting of the Agriculture, Cooperative and Natural Resources Committee under the House of Representatives (HoR) has directed the Ministry of Forests and Environment to submit the maps with bordering of national forest within six months.
UDAYAPUR, Aug 13: Nilam Khadka, 24, and Chitra Bahadur Dahal, 43, of Katari Municipality-3, Udayapur have been found infected with dengue. The district’s Katari Hospital said these are among the rarest cases in the district.
LONDON, July 16: Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, May 25: The Revenue Advisory Committee has presented its report to the Minister for Finance, Yuba Raj Khatiwada, providing recommendations to the government on revenue policy and programs, laws and regulations, reforms, tax rates, and other measures to be introduced in the budget for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2019/20.
In 2012, the UN adopted the GNH with the help of Bhutan and has been releasing an annual report named “World’s Happiness Report” ever since. In 2018, Nepal ranked as the 101st happiest country in a list of 156 countries.
KATHMANDU, May 20: Rashtriya Janata Party Nepal has drawn the attention of the government to make public a report prepared by former justice Girish Chandra Lal on the rights violations during the 2015-16 Madhes protests.
AMARGADHI, May 14: Dadeldhura, a district in the Far-West State, has reported multiple incidences of the forest fire. With the rise in temperature, most community forests here are caught by fire. Young plants have been destroyed in the several fires which continue to pose threat to other wildlife as well.
KABUL, May 11: Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban’s chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group’s daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan forces.
A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign sold just under 42,000 copies last week, NPD BookScan reported Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, March 24: A parliamentary committee has been found to be preparing a field report on Chhaupadi deaths without any of its members visiting the incident site in the district of Bajura despite spending two days in the district headquarters, Martadi.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) lifted its House obstruction on Monday after the government promised to make public a probe report prepared by former justice Girish Chandra Lal on the rights violations during the 2015-16 Madhes protests.
KATHMANDU, March 14: Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has instructed the government to make public a report produced by a high-level commission led by former justice Girish Chandra Lal, which was formed to investigate the atrocities committed during the Madhes movement in 2015.
KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Wednesday's deadly helicopter crash at Sisnebhir, Taplejung in which seven people including Minister for Culture, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari were killed has pointed to serious lapses in air safety and security, bringing to the fore the urgency to include environmental hazards in safety assessment.
(Reuters) - Shares of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) fell 10 percent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder.
KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Amid speculation that the Indian side had snubbed the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) report, Nepal has said that India cannot question the EPG) report as it was prepared by a joint team nominated and accepted by the incumbent governments of both countries.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has endorsed the report submitted by a sub-committee, which among others, calls for an investigation into the recent artificial price hike of sugar, particularly during the festival season.
VIRGINIA, Nov 14: CIA report obtained by the ACLU lays bare the details of the agency's "enhanced interrogation" program, including tactics so disturbing even CIA agents were reluctant to implement them.
FLORIDA, Aug 2:2017 set a number of climate records including the highest sea levels, according to the American Meteorological Society's newly-released 2017 State of the Climate report. The year also including the highest global temperature for a non-El Niño year, lowest Arctic sea ice extent and highest greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide) concentrations.
MIAMI, Aug 2: Planet-warming greenhouse gases surged to new highs as abnormally hot temperatures swept the globe and ice melted at record levels in the Arctic last year due to climate change, a major U.S. report said Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, July 30: Tribhuvan University (TU) has opposed taking action against its top officials including the vice-chancellor, rector and registrar, who were found guilty by the Medical Education Probe Commission (MEPC) of irregularities in issuing affiliations to medical colleges.
NEW YORK, July 29: CBS said Friday it is investigating personal misconduct claims after the company’s chief executive, Les Moonves, was the subject of a New Yorker story detailing sexual misconduct allegations.
KATHMANDU, July 22: Renowned Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala has asserted that implementing the report submitted by Mathema Commiossion in its entirety is the one and only solution to the present deadlock.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Senior Orthopedic Surgeon Govinda KC has been on a fast-unto-death for the last 19 days in Jumla, demanding endorsement of Medical Education Act that bars establishment of medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley for 10 years.
THE HAGUE, July 11: A newly published report from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) found no traces of any nerve agent at the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. However, mixed messages are being spread as “mainstream” corporate media outlets report that chlorine has been found.
RIYADH, July, 5: In the lead-up to the release of a UN report focusing on mass child casualties in the Yemen conflict, the Saudi-led coalition that has largely been blamed for those deaths is already contesting the results of the report, some of which were leaked to the press late last month.
KATHMANDU, June 28: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperative has started taking needful action against 98 traders at Kalimati Vegetable Market after finding that they were doing business flouting rules and regulations of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Development Market Board.
MACEDONIA, June 26: The president has reiterated for the second time his intention not to endorse the agreement with Greece, which was due to put an end to the decades-long dispute between the countries.