People who are labeled as transgender are viewed as less attractive dating partners, according to new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. The new study, which was conducted with heterosexual college students, indicates that gender identity affects perceptions of attractiveness.
BUTWAL, July 30: The members of the Province 5 assembly are all set to see hike in their pay and will get one personal assistant (PA) each as two bills to this effect tabled in the provincial assembly on April 24 were approved by the Economic, Business and Tourism Committee of the provincial assembly.
RASUWA, July 29: It was almost midnight on Wednesday by the time she finished household chores and went to bed. Her tired body made her fall asleep in no time, but a thunderous noise suddenly woke her up. Pokki Tamang, the local of Timure in Gosainkunda Rural Municipality-2, then peeked outside the window and noticed debris of landslides tumbling down towards her house.
Rome, July 27: Roma president James Pallotta has criticized Barcelona for their behavior following Malcom’s transfer to the Spanish club, after terms had apparently already been agreed for the Brazilian to move to the Italian capital.
EXETER, July 25: The new study states that several economically important species will be affected by the elevated levels of CO2. Since the Industrial Revolution, oceanic CO2 has risen by 43 percent, which is expected to grow two and a half times the current levels by the end of this century.
NEW YORK, July 4: Americans are marking Independence Day with parades, fireworks and, for some, a renewed sense of pride in their 242-year-old nation. For others, a sense of a United States divided weighs heavy on its quintessential holiday.
JHAPA, June 25: Dhanamaya Thapa, a resident of Shivasatakshi Municipality, would always worry about her future as she has no formal education. Though peasant’s life would not attract her, she used to think that she had no options. However, her future had something else for her in store.
VOLGOGRAD, June 22: A revamped Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 and revived their hopes of advancing in the World Cup in Russia on Friday with, striker Ahmed Musa celebrating his return to the team with two fine goals.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Mohammed Karim, 27, gets melancholic as he remembers the last time he celebrated Eid with his parents, wife and three children in his native Burma, now known as Myanmar, from a tin-roof hut of a Rohigya Muslim camp on the outskirts of Kathmandu.
Yemen, June 19: “My mom said we don’t have enough money to buy new clothes this Eid because of the war,” proclaims Nassem, a young Yemeni girl. Instead, her hands are adorned with hena’a — a black liquid applied to form intricate designs to the skin. “I want dad to see my hands, he’ll like it, Nassem says.
As someone who commutes around town in a scooter, I was quick to blame the traffic police for all the chaos on the streets like I’m sure many of you invariably end up doing while out riding or driving. I was often guilty of lashing out at them too when they demanded to see my license or told me to stop because a VIP motorcade was on its way.
DANG, June 12: Assembly member of Province 5, Arjun Kumar Shrestha travelled to and fro Butwal - Dang several times in the last 100 days. From his home situated in Dang to the parliament located in Butwal he had to make frequent trips.
KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepathya released the video of their sixth single ‘Kuroop Anuhar’ on Monday. The band has already released videos of ‘Koshiko Pani’, ‘Sirfula’, ‘Rama Rama’, ‘Hami Nepali’ and ‘Samjhi Rakha’ from the same album.
MAKALU, May 16: Farmers of Shankhuwasabha are getting united for the development of cardamom farming. Farmers have rolled up their sleeves by forming a 25-member cardamom farmers committee to excel in the black gold farming in Makalu rural municipality-3 of late.
KATARI, May 13: In the past, women health and hygiene was never a matter of concern especially for the people living in rural areas. In fact, even the girls and women were ashamed of talking about their problems. But the boys of Shree Secondary School, Maruwa in Katari Municipality-4 of Udayapur have done something that has raised a lot of eyebrows.
KATHMANDU, May 3: Prime Minister and CPN (UML) chair KP Sharma Oli has said that the workers should not go for protest to get their rights because the left alliance government will address all problems.
PALPA, May 2:: Chairperson of Minimum Wages Fixation Committee, Ganga Parajuli has said that the written complaints regarding to not getting minimum wages by the working journalists were not registered to them in a large scale. He added that though such complaints are plenty in the media, written complaints are less in number.
PUNE, April 20: After losing their previous Indian Premier League (IPL) clash by a whisker, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will aim to start off with a win against Rajasthan Royals (RR) in their new home ground -- the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium, here on Friday.
PANCHTHAR, April 15: Strong winds and thunder throughout the night had not allowed guests to sleep and had even scared some of them. Considering the weather, they felt that there was a bleak chance of the bette
ITAHARI, April 15: There is a dumping site in the western side of a local river in Duhabi ward no.3. As the river lies in the Sunsari-Morang border area, the garbage released from various factories of both the districts is dumped here.
SYANGJA, April 10: The Chapakot Municipality in Syangja district has decided not to release the salaries of community schools' teachers within the municipality if their kids were not enrolled in the community schools.
NUWAKOT, April 10: The Central Project Implementation Unit has sacked eight officials deployed in Nuwakot for housing reconstruction on the recommendation of the District Project Implementation Unit, Nuwakot.
BAJURA, April 7: Badimalika Municipality has come up with a noble idea in a bid to enforce old-age security. It will deprive those, who are found staying away from their responsibility to look after their old parents, of administrative facilities like birth and death registrations it provides.
BAJURA, April 4: The Badimalika Municipality here has made a decision requiring all the people drawing salary from the state coffers to mandatorily send their children to community schools.
The municipality made such decision enacting its own education policy. The decision would come into effect from this school session.
KATHMANDU, Mar 30: Following protests from student unions, the government on Friday postponed the temporary teachers' exams scheduled to start from April 6. Following the government's decision, the student unions affiliated to the three major political parties - CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Nepali Congress (NC) - also put off their indefinite educational strike scheduled to start on Sunday.
About eight years ago, while in a public bus, Anita Ghale Gurung noticed two children communicating in sign language. Since then her inquisitiveness to learn Nepali sign language grew each day. “Even till today I have not mastered the art of communicating in sign language. I do face certain difficulties while trying to communicate with women at my organization. Yet I strive to learn from them every day,” says Gurung, founder of Happy Hands Nepal, an organization established for the empowerment of deaf women in Nepal.
ILAM, March 27: There was a time when people used to migrate to the district headquarters permanently or temporarily in search of better opportunities. However, the same people have started moving back to their home-villages, thanks to the new federal restructuring of the state.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Following directives of the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration (MoFAGA), all ministries and their subordinate units in the Kathmandu Valley have barred "defiant" civil servants from signing attendance sheets.