In spite of his young age, Gajendra Baitha is yet to relish the privileges of a young boy. At an early age of just eight years, he was handed with toys and candies to seek profit, to make ends meet for his family.
UDAYAPUR, June 10: It has been revealed that a piece of land belonging to the Gaighat-Kadmaha Sagarmatha Highway has been sold due to the negligence of the District Land Revenue Office (DLRO). District Police said that Shiva Prasad Dahal, 87, and his son Buddhi Prasad were arrested on Saturday for selling 7 kattha 19 dhur of land belonging to the Gaighat-Bagaha section of the road in Triyuga Municpality.
BAJHANG, June 1: Locals of Talkot Rural Municipality-5 in Bajhang district have constructed a six kilometer long road in their village by selling ornaments and keeping their land as collateral to raise the required fund.
KATHMANDU, May 9: Police on Tuesday arrested an individual for selling wildlife parts. Acting on a tip-off, a team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division arrested Nakkal Bahadur Bal, 54, from Lalitpur with 5.7 kg of leopard bones.
JANAKPUR, Feb 20: After Janakpur-based Ramas Public Pharmacy was found to be selling medicines in half the rate of the existing market price, the district chapter of Nepal Chemist and Druggist Association had halted the supply of medicine to the drug store, arguing that it would render other pharmacies jobless.
MYAGDI, Sept 27: A recent inspection has revealed that most slaughterhouses in Beni, the district headquarters of Myagdi, are playing with the health of the people by selling unhygienic and inedible meat. The selling of rotten and stale meat has been on the rise with the start of Dashain, the greatest festival of Hindus.
RAUTAHAT, Sept 13: The day is not far when the locals of Rautahat will cast their votes for their favorite candidates in the third phase of local election on September 18. But the promises and pledges made by various candidates have made it difficult for them to choose which candidate to vote for.
Safal Niraula, caught up in stories spun by a consultancy and college recruiters, applied to Southern Illinois University, where he will attend this fall. Instead of excitement though, when he realized the school wasn’t as it was marketed to be, he felt cheated. “I feel like a victim,” he said.
IILAM, May 16: Four-year-old Swastika Rai of Mai Municipality-8 in Kalkatte, Ilam is desperate to see her mother since a long time. There has not been a single day that she hasn't spent without missing her mother. She breaks into tears every time she looks at her mother's photo.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: To control and regulate the use of cigarettes and tobacco products, the government has introduced the provision of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. A Cabinet decision on Thursday approved the proposal after five years of the Tobacco Product (Control and Regulatory) Act 2011.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index fell 65.59 points this week to close at 1,534.03 points on Thursday -- the last trading day of the week. The stock market has been in a freefall for the last five weeks.
UPDATE: The Nepse benchmark index plunged 58.46 points, or 3.53 percent, to close at 1,599.62 points. The market remained volatile thorough out the trading day as panicked investors, with no apparent reasons, scrambled to offload their shares.
KATHMANDU, July 21: A joint squad of the Department of Drug Administration and the Narcotics Control Bureau of Nepal Police on Thursday raided around a dozen medical shops based in Kathmandu and found four of them selling prescription drugs illegally.