KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Incidents of police confiscating counterfeit gold in the Kathmandu valley are rising in the recent days. On Monday, police arrested a person for possessing one kilogram of counterfeit gold at his residence in Sukedhara.
EXETER, July 25: The new study states that several economically important species will be affected by the elevated levels of CO2. Since the Industrial Revolution, oceanic CO2 has risen by 43 percent, which is expected to grow two and a half times the current levels by the end of this century.
ILAM, July 25: Tea producers in Ilam are facing difficulties in meeting the demand from international buyers Although the district is famous for tea production, it has not been able to produce sufficient tea to fulfill demand in the international market.
TULSIPUR, July 22: The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of the total 786 cases, the court gave its final hearings on 602 cases.
KATHMANDU, July 5: The government’s capital spending is increasing steadily, except for few days, while recurrent spending has spiked in last two weeks, an analysis of spending figures made public by Financial Comptroller General Office shows.
CHITWAN, April 22: In view of the rising deaths of rhinoceros, the Department of National Park has launched study and investigation. Since 1998, the Chitwan National Park alone witnessed the untimely death of as many as 269 rhinoceros. The rate of the death has increased in the recent years.
KATHMANDU, March 21: There has been a steep rise in import of construction materials and industrial raw materials over the past two years. This indicates the construction and man ufacturing sector of the nation has at least been vibrant. A report published by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) suggests that the import of these materials has increased by more than double in the past two years.
As a central committee member at Bibeksheel Sajha Party, Subuna Basnet, 26, is taking wide strides in politics. She is part of the new wave of progressive and efficient potential government representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Eyebrows were raised when young cricketers were included for the crucial ICC World Cricket League Division Two in Namibia. The national U-19 players Rohit Kumar Paudel and Anil Kumar Sah were promoted to the national team for the first time, whereas Dilip Nath and Lalit Bhandari started their career in national colors only a few months ago.
KATHMANDU, Dec 23: Freefall of stocks continued this week too as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index slumped 36.99 points to close at 1,472.15 points on Thursday, the last trading day of the week.
BAGLUNG, August 20: Cases of couples seeking divorce have increased in Baglung district in the last four years. In the fiscal year 2016-17, 138 cases among the total 489 cases filed at the District Court, Baglung were related to divorce cases.
Cosplay, a contraction of costume play, is a rather more common hobby among today’s youth. A broader use of the term cosplay applies to any costumed role-playing in venues apart from the stage. Today’s youth spend most of their time on the internet watching anime and reading manga. For them, cosplay events have become a fun way to interact with like-minded people and develop social skills. This culture is equally popular among boys and girls and it is not unusual to see them in genders bent roles.
CHITWAN, July 27: The number of people killed in attacks by wild animals has risen of late in Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its surrounding areas. In the last fiscal year 2016/017, a total of 13 people were killed by animals in the park area.
When four cover artistes come together to sing a happy version of ‘Bhari Bho Bhari Bho’, it does not take long for music enthusiasts to start dancing. That’s the magic of cover songs - they make you feel new ranges of emotions even when you thought you had felt it all.
KATHMANDU, June 14: With the increasing temperature, the health facilities in the capital city are seeing an increasing number of people coming with complaints of influenza, diarrhoea, common cold and allergies among other infections.
NEW DELHI, June 8: India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.
He came down the road with cigarette in his hand. I waved at him; he smiled at me and threw away the almost finished cigarette inhaling the last puff. As we sat down to talk, he lit up another cigarette; with its smoke surrounding us he began his story.
NEW DELHI, Nov 12: Anger rose across India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash after the government withdrew large denomination notes in a shock move aimed at uncovering billions of dollars of unaccounted wealth hidden from the taxman.
KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Import of ready to eat foods is increasing with each passing year.
Though wide range of ready to eat food products like biscuits, noodles and other snacks are produced in different parts of the country, large volume of such products are being imported from different countries.
DANG, Sept 12: When women in her village were busy celebrating Teej festival, 17-year-old Goma Oli, a local of Rajpur, wore a gloomy look. There was no celebratory mood in her poverty-stricken family. And being one among the seven sisters made things even more difficult for her.
KATHMANDU, July 20: Teenage volleyball sensation Pratibha Mali marked her debut for the national team at a tender age of 13. Now the 15-year-old Prathiba is named as one of the five nominees for the peoples' choice award under the Pulsar Sports Award to be held on Thursday in the capital.
LONDON, June 21: Britain's normally raucous House of Commons was given over to tears, roses and warm tributes Monday as legislators urged an end to angry and divisive politics in honor of their slain colleague Jo Cox, who was killed last week.