Youth and good governance

June 10, 2020 15:20 pm

Youth represent the largest segment in Nepali society. According to Nepal’s National Youth Policy, approximately 20.8 percent of the total population of the country falls in the age group 16-25 years while 40.68 percent of the population falls in the age group 16-40.

BUTWAL, March 30: The patient who died on Sunday at Butwal based temporary hospital set up for treatment of possible coronavirus patients has tested negative for COVID-19.

BHAIRAHAWA, March 29: A patient who was undergoing treatment at Butwal based coronavirus special hospital has died on Sunday afternoon.

GENEVA, March 21: Coronavirus can sicken or kill young people as well and they must also avoid mingling and spreading it to older and more vulnerable people, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

LAHAN, Dec 4: Police have arrested four young men from Golbazar rural municipality-6 on the charge of possessing contraband brown sugar today.

Power to youth

August 24, 2019 00:30 am

Grassroots level policy-making and activism can truly transform Nepali youth and Nepal

The one day event is all about networking and exploring. It’ll have panel discussions and the networking sessions from experts from entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and business.

Activism for a cause

August 3, 2019 00:30 am

Nepal needs its youth working together with other sections of the society as active citizens to volunteer, to create awareness or to advocate as per the need

Youth goes missing in flooded canal

July 12, 2019 03:30 am

ITAHARI, July 12: A youth who was swept away by a flooded canal in Itahari on Thursday afternoon has gone missing as continuous rain for the past three days terrorizes settlements in various parts of the city.

Youth goes missing in flooded canal

July 12, 2019 03:30 am

ITAHARI, July 12: A youth who was swept away by a flooded canal in Itahari on Thursday afternoon has gone missing as continuous rain for the past three days terrorizes settlements in various parts of the city.

Public speaking and leadership are significant which is equated to youths. Leadership is taking a tremendous role in a youth's life, which is very essential for them.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Incidents of cyber crime have increased along with rising use of social sites like facebook, twitter and viber in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 14: A fugitive youth convicted in rape case has been arrested on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Four Nepali youths abducted about a week ago by Jawiya Osama, an armed rebel group said to be operating in troubled Libya, are struggling for their lives as the group has been torturing them demanding a huge ransom for their release, according to relatives.

Youth and economy

May 29, 2019 00:30 am

Nepali youths, from home and abroad, are sustaining our economy. Their contribution should be well recognized and further opportunities for them should be created for the future

In a country of night owls Abhishek Gurung often wondered why there were no service providers who catered exclusively to them. “Most people I know stay up late and get their work done in the nighttime. Seeing as how our lifestyles are changing, I’d say there will eventually be more night owls than early birds,”.

TIKAPUR, May 10:  By collecting money through the social media, 13 youths have built a concrete building for a learning center at a settlement of former bonded laborers in Lamkichuha Municipality-1 of Tikapur.

Giving voice to urban youth

May 3, 2019 09:57 am

The team at Shilpee Theatre has decided to keep things realistic for “Symphony of Storm”, their new play that circles around the “storm” that comes with being a teenager in our society, encapsulating different dimensions of the teenage life ranging from education and family matters to love.

Two die in truck-motorcycle hits

March 21, 2019 07:41 am

KATHMANDU, March 21: A policeman and a youth died in two different accidents which occurred in Tanahun and Dhading on Tuesday.

What kills Nepalis? Nepal has markedly reduced maternal and child mortality rate and fewer people die because of lack of health treatment nowadays than in the past.

Youth shot dead

March 3, 2019 10:33 am

SARLAHI, March 3: A youth was shot dead by an unidentified group in Sarlahi district headquarters Malangawa last night. Manoj Yadav,31, of Malangawa municipality-8 died in the incident, according to District Police Office, Sarlahi.

22-year-old makes a hybrid car

February 19, 2019 07:40 am

RUPANDEHI, Feb 19: Showing his incredible mechanics, a twenty-two years old youth of Butwal has raised many eyebrows by making a hybrid car which operates with both electricity and petrol.

Youth electrocuted to death

January 8, 2019 17:23 pm

SARLAHI, Jan 8: A youth has been electrocuted to death at Bagmati municipality along the East-West Highway in the district on Tuesday.

Youth murdered in cold blood

December 22, 2018 10:09 am

SARLAHI, Dec 22:  A youth has been f murdered in cold blood in Barhatha   municipality of the district.

Ready to work

December 18, 2018 01:00 am

There seems to be a huge gap between what the industry is looking for and what the colleges and universities are producing

BAITADI, Dec 15: In what we call a gruesome manner, a youth killed his own grandparents by striking them with a cudgel at Pattharkot in Surnaya rural municipality-7 on Saturday morning.

Youth in Politics. What for?

December 15, 2018 09:25 am

Nepal, in the past 15 years has seen political and social changes once people only imagined of. From unitary to federalism, from monarchy to republic, from a Hindu state to secular, from armed conflict to temporary peace, Nepal has progressed at the speed of rocket. Liking the change or not is a subject to one’s perception and can be debated.  But Nepal’s fast paced political progression has included and attracted minorities into politics, including the youth.

Youth stoned to death over minor dispute

December 13, 2018 13:48 pm

BUTWAL, Dec 13: In what we call a gruesome manner, a man was stoned to death in Tilottama Municipality on Wednesday night.

Youth found unconscious dies

December 5, 2018 18:39 pm

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 5: A youth, who was found in a state of unconscious in an inner road of Kaushaltar in Madhyapur Thimi Municipality, has passed away.

Helping youths thrive

December 2, 2018 01:30 am

What are we doing to ensure that youths from poor families can take advantage from economic cycle?

Youth arrested on rape charge

November 16, 2018 14:22 pm

BEJHAD, Nov 16: Police here have arrested a youth on the charge of raping a seven-year-old girl at local Rampur. The arrestee is 22-year-old Kausar Alam of Dhangraul, Betiya, Bihar State of India who has been working as a daily wager in Rampur, the Area Police Office, Rampur stated.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Leaders of civil society and youth organizations have called for more investment on youths to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

DAMAK, Oct 11: Youths of Jhapa have taken initiative to build a children's shelter in Damak to safeguard the rights of disabled and orphaned children. Nine youths contributed funds to build 'Hamro Baal Ashram' in Damak-2.

The pressure to present the "perfect" life on social media could be a factor.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The government is to mobilize the unemployed youth in the national-building campaign. The government, under the Prime Minister Employment Program (PMEP), is preparing to launch the social justice program, mobilization of youth human resources in the national interests and in the development and construction of physical infrastructures.

Inspiring youth to dream

September 25, 2018 00:30 am

Nepal’s marginalized youths lack relationships and connections to break down the walls of isolation

RUPANDEHI, Sept 5: Nineteen years old Subin Sunuwar of Kanchan Rural Municipality-3, Rudrapur has raised quite a few eyebrows by inventing a talking robot and a motorcycle using locally available resources.

LAHAN, Aug 5: Two sister wings of the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) joined hands to collect the garbage left to rot on the streets in Lahan Municipality of Siraha district. The garbage was left uncollected by the municipality for the past 18 days.

Fertility decline: A new study done on students shows that less than half of the participants could correctly identify the age when a woman’s fertility declines, and even fewer knew when male fertility declines.

JHAPA, July 7: Youth Association Nepal Jhapa Chapter has padlocked the office of a tar industry located at Kankai Municipality of Jhapa district, reasoning that the tar produced there was of low quality.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter to the head of the Football Association of Thailand with an official invitation to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final Match in Moscow - if the boys are rescued in time.

Youth power

June 26, 2018 08:44 am

Hey youth, You are the real developer of the nation It’s the time for vision and creation

KATHMANDU, June 18: A youth, who was swept away by swollen Lapsekhola (rivulet), has been found dead.

Thirty Innovation Leaders have been chosen to work with Daayitwa for the YuwaAaja Campaign. According to the press statement released by Daayitwa, the organization aims to enhance the innovation and leadership capability of the youth to help them advocate for progressive social change and favorable policy reforms on youth employment issues in Nepal.

GAUSHALA, June 7: The Armed Police Force (APF) last night arrested a youth trying to smuggle gold and silver worth Rs 2.4 million to India through Matihani municipality in Mahottari district.

KATHMANDU, May 22: Nepali youth Spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, 17, has returned home on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 18: The 1st Science, Information and Technology National Youth Conference-2018 is taking place in the Capital from June 18 to 20 with the aim to review existing situation in various aspects of science, information and technology, and make necessary work policy of related field in next 10 years.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane has won the title of 'Best Youth Player of the Year ' of the Pulsar Sports Awards 2018

Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance (APPDSA) organized a two-day conference on the topic of ‘Smart and Green Cities Equipping Youth Social Enterprise to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals’ at Tripureshwar in Kathmandu on May 14 and 15. APPDSA was formed under initiation of a forum of 300 young leaders of Asia and the Pacific and other participants at the United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) in Bangkok on 28 October 2014, including representatives of governments and the private sectors, for lively debates and discussion on many challenges in clusters concerning the environment, health service, disaster, culture of peace and youth entrepreneurship.

PARBAT, May 16: A 20-year-old youth accused of raping a differently-abled 79 years of woman in the district has been remanded in custody for further interrogation.