July 8: Heart failure patients who suffer from depression and anxiety are at greater risk of progressive heart disease and other adverse outcomes, according to a new study published in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry. In addition, healthy individuals with depression are more likely to develop heart failure.

Vladimir V. Putin is not a soccer fan — ice hockey has always been his passion — but eight years ago, in the hours after FIFA declared that Russia would host the 2018 World Cup, he told a story designed to illustrate that he grasped just what the event, and the sport, could do for his country, and for the world.

When people post photos of their fitness pursuits on social media they may be influencing, for better or worse, the health of their pals too, a new study suggests. The more exercise-related posts a person sees on social media, the more concerned they feel about their own weight, the researchers said.

JHAPA, Feb 2: Many women who went for foreign employment to escape domestic violence back home are having an even worse fate abroad. Some of them were forced to return home after being victims of greater abuse and torture while others have remained out of contact with their families for a long time.

WASHINGTON, Dec 30:  In the first month of Donald Trump's presidency, an American scholar quietly met with North Korean officials and relayed a message: The new administration in Washington appreciated an extended halt in the North's nuclear and ballistic missile tests. It might just offer a ray of hope.

DOTI, Dec 1:  Nepali Congress (NC) President and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the left alliance has been formed to finish the constitution of Nepal.

BAITIDI, August 2: More than 200 households of Pancheshwar Rural Municipality-1 off Baitadi are compelled to spend half their day fetching drinking water as water crisis deepens in the remote part of the district. All the water sources in the rural municipality have dried up reported the y in lack of periodic maintenance.

KATHMANDU, July 2: Fringe parties appear heading for crushing defeats in the local elections with early vote count showing them trailing far behind three main parties even in areas considered their traditional stronghold.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Cases of exploitation and abuse as well as poor living condition and insufficient food for Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are on the rise, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.

New and worse

July 16, 2016 00:15 am

The new letter grading system has made effective teaching and learning a choice, not a compulsion