Nepal golfer Pratima Sherpa grew up around golf, literally. The 17-year-old lives with her parents in a maintenance shed at the Royal Nepal Golf Club.

SURKHET, July 5: A 15-year-old girl of Barahatal Rural Municipality in western Surkhet who was banished to chhaugoth (menstruation shed) during her periods was allegedly gang-raped on Monday.

ACHHAM, June 13: Parbati Budha, 18, of Jayagaun in Turmakhand Rural Municipality who was in isolation in a shed near their farm during menstruation, has died of snakebite on Saturday.

KAPILVASTU, Mar 21: An attractive shed has been constructed in order to protect and preserve the Ashoka Pillar at the birthplace of Lord Buddha.

UDAYAPUR, Feb 17: It might be hard for some to believe that the life of a 54-year-old man of Udayapur has been confined to a shed since more than 40 years. Tarka Bahadur Khatri, a mentally challenged person of Katari Municipality -1, Kalikhola has been living a miserable life since years. He can neither speak nor hear.  Despite living in the same village, not many people are aware about his existence.

Woman in Achham dies in Chhaupadi shed

January 9, 2018 02:43 am

ACHHAM, Jan 9:  A twenty-two-year-old girl in Achham was found dead in a Chhaupadi hut as she was forced to spend the night away from home during her period as per the local tradition.

MELBOURNE, Nov 9: Glenn Maxwell is tired of people harking back to his explosive power hitting in limited overs cricket and says he wants to be recognized for his more measured form as he fights to secure Australia’s number six batting spot for the Ashes series.

JUMLA, August 23: To abolish the inhuman practice of banishing woman during menstruation, the government recently criminalized Chhaupadi. However, a large number of women including health workers still live in shed during their periods in Jumla.

MOSCOW, July 31: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days after the U.S. Congress approved sanctions against Russia.

DOTI, April 6:  An adolescent girl of Gajari in Doti district, who sustained burn injuries about two months ago when her Chhaupadi shed caught fire, is still awaiting treatment. She is forced to endure agonizing pain every day in lack of sufficient funds for her treatment.

15-yr-old dies in Chhaupadi shed

December 19, 2016 07:15 am

ACHHAM, Dec 19: Roshani Tiruwa, 15, of Gajra - 7 died on Saturday night in Chhaupadi goth (isolated shed) where women and girls and kept during menstruation. Her family members found her body lying in the shed on Saturday morning. This is the second incident of Chhaupadi death in Achham within a month. On November 19, Dambara Upadhyay, 21, was found dead in Chhaupadi shed.

Actress Parineeti Chopra says she is waiting to work with her cousin and popular actress Priyanka Chopra in a project.

FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov 20: Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.