It has happened to the best of us: accidentally dropping a smartphone in water and then frantically trying anything and everything to recover it. If you act fast after dropping your phone in water, you might be able to prevent damage. Here are some tips below to try and save your device:

Saving Kathmandu

June 11, 2019 00:30 am

The houses and structures which have blocked rajkulos and canals should be shifted elsewhere

Save the wetlands

February 17, 2019 01:30 am

Despite multiple benefits, wetlands have received little attention from climate scientists and policymakers, aggravating their deterioration

Saving secularism

November 13, 2018 01:30 am

Our secular republic aspires to reflect the pluralistic reality of the plains, hills and mountains. This should be nurtured

MAHENDRANAGAR, Aug 31: Ongoing campaign ''Educate Daughters, Save Daughters" in the Province-2 has been formally launched.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: More than Rs 1.5 million collected to save the life of a Nepali migrant Dil Bahadur Ghatri Magar, who is languishing in a Saudi Arabia prison, has been handed to the main committee of 'Save Life of Dil Bahadur Campaign-2075' amid a program in the Capital.

Save open spaces around the country

July 30, 2018 02:00 am

Locals of Khumaltar, Lalitpur have risen in protest after the government authorities decided to lease out 42 ropanis of public land to private housing companies.  The locals are against this move because this space served as a breathing space and also shelter for them during the times of devastating earthquakes of 2015, where many residents set up temporary tents.

Save our architecture

July 28, 2018 00:57 am

We seem to have reached the point of bringing down our cultural heritage in the name of modernization.

Save our girls

July 26, 2018 01:30 am

Women in Nepal are advancing careers, breaking boundaries and fighting so many intrinsic social evils. But what do we lack so much to stop Chhaupadi?

UNITED STATES, July 21: A petition filed on Change.org in the United States urging the government to save life of Dr. Govinda KC and fulfill the raised demands he’s championed for has seen support of 15,000 people so far. Once 100,000 people sign the petition, the organizers aim to submit it to the United Nations, according to activist Shiva Prakash.

BIRGUNJ, July 17: The 'educate daughter; save daughter' plan floated by Province-2 government to increase access of children and adolescents to education is gaining popularity in Parsa and Bara districts.

NHRC urges govt to save Dr KC

July 5, 2018 16:02 pm

KATHMANDU, July 5: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government to pay attention to the health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who is staging a hunger strike for six days, demanding reforms in the medical sector.

NAWALPARASI, July 3: Locals of Susta, Nawalparasi damaged the Gandak dam to save their crops from being destroyed by the flood. With the Gandak dam partly destroyed, water has flown towards India’s Uttar Pradesh.

Govt urged to save Ganga Maya

July 2, 2018 06:36 am

KATHMANDU, July 1: A group of human rights activists has urged the government to take necessary measures to save the life of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who has been on a hunger strike for the last 34 days demanding justice for her son murdered by the Maoists during the insurgency.

Save Ganga Maya

July 1, 2018 01:19 am

The pain and suffering of Ganga Maya Adhikari can be imagined. She has been seeking justice for the murder of her son, Krishna Prasad Adhikari, for the past 13 years. She along with her husband, Nanda Prasad Adhikari (who breathed his last on September 22, 2014 while giving continuity to hunger strike with the same demand) launched a number of hunger strikes in the past.

KATHMANDU, June 28: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has urged the government again to be sensitive to save the life of Gangamaya, who has been fast-onto-death for a month.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 20: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to formulate a six-month long action plan to save the Bagmati River and submit its report to the apex court. A division bench of justices Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai and Sapana Pradhan Malla issued the order on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, June 12: The United States President Donald Trump argued that a peaceful Korean peninsula would “save tremendous amount of money” and bring American soldiers home. In 2017, the United States spent $818 billion in its military, up from $761 billion in 2016.

KATHMANDU, Jun 5: A case has been filed at the Special Court against four sfatters of Bir Hospital on the charge of making a fake medical certificate to save a rapist.

Save your smartphone

May 25, 2018 08:01 am

Smartphones have become an important aspect of everyday life, not only in terms of staying connected with family and friends but also in getting work done, staying up to date with important schedules and even buying groceries or clothes online. It’s become almost impossible to do without one in today’s tech-driven world, so much so that most of us have a phone in our hands for the most part of the day.

Blueprint to save Iran deal

May 24, 2018 00:30 am

To salvage the nuclear deal and advance other diplomatic goals, the EU can leverage its economic relationship with Iran

Save the wetlands

May 13, 2018 00:35 am

Houses in earlier times were made from wood and soil that were susceptible to fire. In case of fire, water reserve in nearby pond came handy

WASHINGTON/PARIS, May 10: Dismayed European allies sought to salvage the international nuclear pact with Iran on Wednesday after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the landmark accord, while Tehran poured scorn on the U.S. leader.

Save Chure

May 9, 2018 02:00 am

Action against illegal extraction

Over 1.5 million children die every year from vaccine-preventable diseases. A study shows that the lifelong return on funding vaccine programmes is far higher than other investments.

DHANUSHA, April 14: The National Language Commission has launched a campaign to save the Magahi language that is facing an existential crisis.

Across Europe, many people have bid their dusty old incandescent lightbulbs farewell and replaced them with modern LEDs.

BAJHANG, March 20: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Madhav Prasad Nepal, who is the chief of police in Province 7, stated that no power of the world can save Resham Chaudhary, the alleged mastermind of the 2015 Tikapur massacre, from the law.

Save Syrians

March 1, 2018 00:53 am

It has been seven years since the conflict in Syria started. More than six million people have been internally displaced and more than 13 million people are in need of aid. Almost half a million people have died in the ongoing war.

KHOTANG, Feb 19: Tuwachung Jayajum Danda, a renowned historical tourist site in Khotang is under high risk of landslides due to negligence in constructing road at the base of the mountain on which it is situated.

NUWAKOT, Feb 16: During the dry seasons of last year, large areas of community forests in Nuwakot district were gutted by wildfires. Stakeholders and concerned authorities in the district are adopting precautionary measures this time to prevent similar incidents from happening.

AFGHANISTAN, Jan 24: Four gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces who surrounded the building, killing at least one person and wounding 11, officials said.

Across Europe, many people have bid their dusty old incandescent lightbulbs farewell and replaced them with modern LEDs. They tend to use up to 75 percent less energy than conventional lightbulbs and last up to 25 times longer.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Three months ago, Jiwan Prasad Bhandari of Chatrakot Rural Municipality-1, Hunga of Gulmi district discovered that both kidneys of his 13-year-old daughter were damaged.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: The Road Boards Nepal has asked the Ministry of Finance to allocate the toll its collects for road maintenance purpose.

MANILA, Philippines, Dec 21: Philippine coast guard boats and fishermen worked to rescue more than 200 people on board an inter-island ferry which sank Thursday after being lashed by strong winds and waves off a northeastern province, officials said.

Donate skin to save lives

December 19, 2017 09:15 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: While most of us are busy complaining about the lack of development in our country, many might not be aware that we have a skin bank in the capital city.

Save your health to save your wealth

November 16, 2017 09:45 am

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which affects other organs of the patients resulting in terminal diseases like heart attack, failure of kidney, hypertension or high blood pressure and so on. World Diabetes Day was celebrated across the country on November 14 with the theme ‘Women and Diabetes-Our Right to Healthy Future’.

Save your health to save your wealth

November 16, 2017 09:45 am

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which affects other organs of the patients resulting in terminal diseases like heart attack, failure of kidney, hypertension or high blood pressure and so on. World Diabetes Day was celebrated across the country on November 14 with the theme ‘Women and Diabetes-Our Right to Healthy Future’.

SAVE TIME WITH ONLINE GROCERY SHOPPING

October 19, 2017 08:24 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Though online shopping of groceries is a comparatively new concept in our country, the best part about the facility is that the items get delivered at your doorstep, so you don’t have to worry about the traffic and the burden of your grocery bags.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Transportation cost on Nepal's third country imports and exports via India has come down by at least Rs 15,000 per container after India waive Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all transit services provided to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 23: Last week when almost all the southern plains of Nepal were hit by incessant downpours, employees at the Flood Forecasting Section of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) were busier than ever.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Last week when almost all the southern plain of Nepal was hit by incessant downpours, employees at the Flood Forecasting Section of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) were busier than ever. They had a very technical and complex job of forecasting the flood and issuing detailed warning leading to timely evacuations, upon which fate of thousands of lives depends.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Parliament’s Social Justice and Human Rights Committee has directed the government to address Dr Govinda KC’s just demands and save his life.

How to save your marriage

August 4, 2017 10:30 am

I’m not a marital expert but it seems that a lot of my friends do come to me for advice when it comes to problems with their marriages. I think I’m a good listener and I tend to dole out valuable advice to everyone else except for myself. I also do need another counselor to give me life lessons and advice on how to be a better person.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Election experts have said that at least five to six billion rupees in election expanses could be saved if both the provincial assembly and parliamentary elections are conduct on the same day.

DANG, June 29: A policeman has displayed unparalleled courage to save the lives of voters from imminent bomb explosion during the second phase of local polls in Dang on Wednesday.

Save smart

May 12, 2017 09:26 am

It’s easy to get bogged down by all of the noise from friends, family, blog posts screaming at you to cut back on spending and sometimes it becomes really hard to separate good advice from the bad. To get you started, The Week asked a few people around town what is that one thing they do save money.

The alarming video of a Georgia teenager live streaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff’s deputies to find and save her -- a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook’s CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives.