SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 15: Many quake victims in Sindhupalchowk are rebuilding their house on the same land which experts had deemed vulnerable earlier.

The plus side of being thick-skinned

August 31, 2018 10:24 am

When you were a kid, did you cry and go home every time someone yanked your hair or did you stomp your feet and keep playing, often pushing and shoving to make way for yourself? If the latter is what you did and what you think one should do when faced with challenges, then congratulations for it’s what good leaders and successful entrepreneurs choose to do in life as well. But if it’s the former, then maybe you should stop being too sensitive because that kind of attitude will only hurt you while accomplishing nothing in return.

NEPALGUNJ, Aug 2: Local leaders and commoners say that they have found several vulnerable points along the main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project. After an inspection of the canal on Wednesday, they claimed that there are similar other weak points between 17.7 km to 35 km stretch of the canal in Dhakeri and they could collapse anytime.

KHOTANG, July 15: Fifty one families highly vulnerable to landslides at Sawalung, Japla of Majhugadi municipality were shifted to safer locations.

'Youths vulnerable to suicide'

March 28, 2018 06:00 am

JANAKPUR, March 28: In the last two-and-a-half years, as many as 1,272 people of Province 2 have committed suicide, according to data maintained by the District Police Office (DPO), Dhanusha.

Vulnerable countries

March 14, 2018 01:00 am

The threat on Nepal’s national integrity is nothing compared to similar threat India is faced with in keeping itself intact

UAE, Jan 28: Sunita (name changed) of Tanahun district arrived in United Aram Emirates some ten months ago via India after a broker promised her of decent job and lucrative payment.

Women are not vulnerable

September 12, 2017 10:48 am

I wish  That parents didn’t cry over their infants gender  That blue wasn’t just a guy color and pink just for girls  Because girls don’t just play with dolls  And guys don’t only fiddle with swords  Flowers aren’t only she and trucks only he Guy’s don’t only represent muscles  And girls not all dainty

TORONTO, Sept 10: In ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’, director Chris Moukarbel captures the artist hidden behind the outrageous costumes, revealing a woman unafraid to express her vulnerabilities and exercise her agency.

Nepal vulnerable to cyber attacks

July 24, 2017 12:04 pm

KATHMANDU: The official website of the Department of Passports was hacked and defaced by a Turkish group on June 27, 2017. The defaced website was not retrieved even after 12 hours, and displayed a note that threatened the government to adhere to the hackers’ demands.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the government body formed after the Gorkha Earthquake to carry out post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation works, has started the process of developing an integrated settlement to shift vulnerable settlement of the five most-affected districts.

KATHMANDU, March 14: As most of the street children start using psychoactive substances at a tender age of eight or nine, they are likely to get addicted before reaching 15, which ultimately reduces their average life expectancy, argue experts working for the welfare of such children.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 22: Eight-year-old Durgananda Sah’s dead body was recovered by police from his neighbor’s septic tank last week in Hariharpur - 3. He was kidnapped on November 26 and the body was recovered after 20 days.

MANCHESTER, Oct 22: Manchester City's spine of goalkeeper Joe Hart, center back Vincent Kompany, midfielder Yaya Toure and striker Sergio Aguero has anchored the team since 2011 in the most decorated period in its history.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 5: Hurricane Matthew roared into the southwestern coast of Haiti on Tuesday, threatening a largely rural corner of the impoverished country with devastating storm conditions as it headed north toward Cuba and the eastern coast of Florida.

'Lonely' girls vulnerable to rape

August 20, 2016 00:00 am

KHOTANG, Aug 20: A seven year-old-girl was raped in Khotang last Saturday. The girl became a prey of the rapist as she wandered off her home to play. Her family knew about the incident after she came home crying.

KATHMANDU, July 31: With the seizure of precursor chemicals manufactured illegally by Arya Pharma Lab Pvt Ltd in Bara district and arrest of five persons allegedly involved in smuggling, the law enforcement agencies have claimed that domestic pharmaceutical companies are vulnerable in lack of effective monitoring.

Poor and vulnerable

July 23, 2016 00:45 am

Nepal is highly vulnerable to climate change. All its major rivers are snow-fed, originating in the high Himalayas bordering China’s Tibet. As the snow cover up in the mountains steadily recedes, less water flows into the rivers downstream during the winter season.