TOKYO: July 18: The Japan Sports Council gave a progress report on the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, saying the project is 40 percent complete with two years to go before the opening ceremony.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Dr Govinda KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has been on fast-unto-death for 179 days in total since 2012, as of Tuesday. He has been demanding reforms in the medical sector, under different governments.
Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Nepal Russia Art Club, and Universal and New Summit College jointly organized an art exhibition “Russia through the eyes of Nepal” on the occasion marking 62 years of establishment of the diplomatic relations between Nepal and Russia at Russian Centre of Science and Culture, Kamal Pokhari.
DHANGADHI, June 30: The second assembly meeting of the Province-7 held today has endorsed a bill prepared to implement the economic motion of the provincial government on annual budget of the fiscal year 2075-76 BS.
DAILEKH, June 28: Two much-hyped drinking water projects of Dailekh-Majhuwa and Badalamji have failed to make any progress for the last decade. With the objective of supplying drinking water to the dense and dry settlements, the government has planned to spend Rs 190 millions for these two projects.
UDAYAPUR, June 20: It has been four years since Udayapur was declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) Zone but the locals of Musahar community living in various parts of the district have just started making and using toilets.
KATHMANDU, June 14: Lawmakers at the meeting of the House of Representatives today have drawn the attention of the government to difficulties in realizing its goal to attract 2000,000 tourists in next two years due to failure to conserve lakes.
KATHMANDU, June 8: The four million or so denizens of Kathmandu Valley will have to put up with dust pollution for at least the next five years, thanks to the sewerage development projects and the underground installation of power lines that are to be carried out without any coordination between the different government bodies.
KATHMANDU, June 6: Although 13 years have passed since then rebels CPN Maoist bombed a public passenger bus at Badarmude of Madi in Chitwan district, the families of the victims are still waiting for justice.
BAGLUNG, June 6: Long time ago, popular singer Janakavi Keshari Dharma Raj Thapa sang a song titled ‘Baglung ko bazaar, pandhernilai dukha hajar’ which means Baglung bazar, where women faces hardships fetching water.
BIRATNAGAR, June 2: Situated at Morang’s Belbari, the Betana wetland is a popular tourism hub. The records of the wetland show that five hundred to eight thousand three hundred visitors visit the wetlands on a day-to-day basis contributing to its annual revenue of 15 million (sawa-crore).
A new blood test could detect symptoms of several types of cancers years before a person falls ill, scientists have said. The test is called liquid biopsy and it’s being hailed as the ‘holy grail of cancer research’.
KATHMANDU, June 1: An interactive map produced by the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies shows that Nepal’s temperatures rose from -0.124 (-17.8466667 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit to 0.781 (-17.3438889 degree Celsius) degree Fahrenheit in 2017.
The government has also allocated budget to bring agro programs that could attract youth to agriculture. At the same time, continuity has been given to the program of providing subsidy to farmers based on production.
KATHMANDU, May 29: When the country was declared a republic, the people had high hopes that all the ills plaguing the country for centuries will be over once and for all. Although a small section of people remained skeptic about it, a majority of people simply believed in the promises made by the leaders of the then Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the then CPN (Maoist).
GORKHA, May 20: A radiologist and a surgeon are two of the many specialists that Gorkha Hospital, the biggest hospital of the district urgently needs to expand its health services. While the Ministry of Health had deployed doctors and specialists six years ago, the latter are yet to arrive, largely due to “geographical remoteness and small coverage area,” according to doctors at the hospital.
KATHMANDU, May 19: The Bagmati River is yet to be witnessed clean and clear despite five years' relentless efforts to clean it. The Bagmati River Cleanup Mega Campaign which was begun five years ago on the same day today has completed five years' journey but the condition is still not satisfactory and worrying.
KATHMANDU, May 17: The major communist parties of Nepal, CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have merged after 54 years on Thursday. The merged communist Party of Nepal has organized a unification announcement program at Rastriya Sabha Griha on Thursday evening.