There are many things Rohit Giri is passionate about: Photography, traveling and animals are a few areas of interest. But it is his fascination with snakes that takes center stage. Giri has rescued many snakes and spends all his free time trying to learn everything there is to know about these often-feared creatures. He says he wishes people would show them a little kindness.
KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found defying government regulations and arbitrarily spending billions of rupees without the supervision of concerned government authorities.
KHOTANG, Dec 25: Pawan Rai served for two months and earned Rs. 52,000 as temporary police in Khotang. A resident of Bahunidada of Halesi Tuwchung municipality-1, Rai plans to invest the earning in his education.
BANEPA, Dec 20: With the third winter knocking at the doors of their makeshift tents, quake victims of Kavre are worried about protecting themselves and their children from the chilling cold this year.
BUTWAL, September 3: Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has published a budget of Rs 1.633 billion for the Fiscal Year 2017/18. The municipal council held from August 16-27 passed the budget for FY 2017/18. Mayor Shivaraj Subedi published the budget.
PARBAT, Sept 1: Farmers of Kurgha and Lamithana of Phalebas Municipality are having trouble in transporting milk to the market as the roads to the villages have been damaged in recent rains. Now they are spending the money earned from selling milk to repair the damaged roads.
KATHMANDU, July 13: Top officials of the state including the president, vice-president and prime minister are always surrounded by a huge security presence, just like in a situation of serious security threat.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 27: Their makeshift shelter is visibly dilapidated. The plastics have plenty of holes and water easily leaks in from the corrugated sheets. Hundreds of earthquake victim families in Sindhupalchowk continue to live miserable lives since the disaster claimed their houses in April 2015. Even this monsoon is going to be another big challenge for them, lament the victims.
JAJARKOT, June 12: Though it may sound strange, it is the reality for the 30 households at Pyargara of Tribeni Nalgadh Municipality-4 in Jajarkot who have to walk for at least six hours to the nearest source of water to fetch a jar of water.
As I entered a café during the weekend, my eyes led me to a quote: “It’s not about ‘having’ time. It’s about ‘making’ time”. This quote made me think about many of us who don’t value time. Some procrastinate at work and leave it for latter moment in life and some fail on time management. This delays tasks and the imagined deadline for a particular work keeps elongating.
CHITWAN, March 2: School-going children in a village inhabited by the Chepangs in Chitwan district are found to be spending their time in household chores or playing instead of studying, thanks to the devastating earthquake that destroyed the only school building of the village some 22 months ago.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: At a time when around 2,600 engineers and technical staff deployed by the government have been forced to stay idle due to sluggish progress in reconstruction of private buildings in the 14 earthquake-affected districts, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is making preparations to deploy around 3,500 final year civil engineering students as volunteers for 'facilitating the victims in constructing earthquake resilient houses'.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has made it mandatory for bank and financial institutions (BFIs) to set up a corporate social responsibility (CSR) fund and allocate at least 1 percent of their total net profit in the fund.
BIRMINGHAM, Nov 20: Buckingham Palace is set to get a £369 million overhaul to replace leaky pipes and fire-risk cables under a taxpayer-funded plan unveiled on Friday that would see Queen Elizabeth II forced to move rooms.
GORKHA, July 21: It has already been three days since Suk Bahadur Ghale, an earthquake victim from Barpak-3 in Gorkha district, has been staying in a guest house at the district headquarters with hopes of receiving the first installment of grant from the government.