UDAYAPUR, Nov 24: Even the shops in Gaighat, the headquarters of Udayapur district, sell expired goods which are rampant in the district. Following repeated complaints by the locals against the sale and consumption of expired goods, the District Administration Office (DAO) on Thursday conducted a market inspection. As expected, the monitoring team confiscated a huge cache of damaged and expired goods.
HUMLA, July 12: Young children carrying timber on their backs from Dadafya to Simkot, the district headquarters of Humla, have become a common sight. The children have been carrying heavy loads on a daily basis in order to manage money to pay their school expenses. It is not their will, but compulsion.
JHAPA, June 7:Mangal Murmu of Bhadrapur-10 was elated when government announced local level elections after a hiatus of 19 years. But his excitement waned away after he heard false rumors and baseless claims about his community members making rounds. Murmu, who is one of the eldest residents of a squatter community laments that during every elections, he has been repeatedly asked the same question by members of other communities, “Is it true that political parties distributed money to members of your community?” he said.
KATHMANDU, March 14: The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products is allowed only from license-holding outlets.
SALLERI (Solukhumbu), Feb 12: The Solukhumbu branch of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) at Salleri is struggling to sell off its subsidized rice for what consumers complained comparatively higher price.
LONDON, Jan 6: Letters handwritten by the late Princess Diana, including one describing how her son Prince Harry was "constantly in trouble", sold for £15,100 ($18,600, 17,500 euros) at a London auction on Thursday.
We have in this space repeatedly pointed out the need for common understanding on constitution amendment among at least the four main political forces—Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and the Madheshi Morcha—that own up post-2006 political changes.
NEPALGUNJ, Nov 7: Paddy farmers here are forced to sell paddy at lower price because of import of cheap rice from India, loan repayments overdue and above all due to delays made by the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC)'s fixing prices for the grain.
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4: It was a big, and ultimately doomed, proposal from a small country at a U.N. wildlife conference in South Africa: legalize the international sale of rhino horn because a 1977 ban on its trade has failed to stop the scourge of poaching.