Wednesday, 3rd September 2014

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Melamchi tunnel construction in snail pace

Melamchi, Sept 3: The construction of Melamchi drinking water project's tunnel is moving ahead in a snail pace. The Italian Company...

80 families at high risk of landslide

Palpa, Sept 3: As many as 80 families of Birkot and Gejha VDCs of the district are at high risk...

No alternative to drafting constitution on time: CA chair

No alternative to drafting constitution on time: CA chair

Kathmandu, Sept 2: Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairman Subash Chandra Nembang has said he has already directed chairpersons of the CA...

Human Trafficking Till When?

The National Human Rights Commission made public a bizarre fact the other day about the increasing incidents of human trafficking in Nepal. According to a report it prepared, 13,000 people were trafficked during the last two years while another 16,000 faced attempts of being trafficked. The total number of people...

Nation

Women team up against Chhaupadi tradition

Kanchanpur, Sept 3: Women of Krishnapur Pahariya, Kanchanpur have come together with awareness drive to remove Chhaupadi tradition – a social practice to keep menstruated...

Health volunteers mobilized to find infected people

Khajura (Banke), Sept 3: Women health volunteers have been mobilized to find out various disease-infected people in five VDCs of flood-ravaged Banke district. In this connection,...

Business

Rising dev. bank makes a profit of Rs. 75.3 million

Chitwan, Sept. 2: The Rising Development Bank with its corporate office in Narayangadh has made a profit of Rs. 75.3 million in the last fiscal...

Prime commercial bank contributes one million to pm relief fund

Kathmandu, Sept 2: Prime Commercial Bank has contributed one million rupees to the Prime Minister Natural Disaster Relief Fund. Bank promoter and lawmaker Umesh Shrestha handed...

Op-Ed

Sustaining The Human Habitat:Hira Bahadur Thapa

As the high level meeting on climate change, planned for this month during the regular session of the UN General Assembly, approaches fast, governments around...

Can CA Vote Clear All Hurdles?:Narayan Upadhyay

As a consensus for addressing prickly constitutional matters is getting more elusive, some section of the ruling coalition is mulling putting the issues to the...

Detour

Budget deficit mars road reopening drive

Darchula, Sept 3: The Khalanga-Khar road section, which has been obstructed since July third week, has yet to come to normalcy owing to budget deficit. The...

Hospital in limbo for no doctors

Sarlahi, Sept. 3: A government hospital in Sarlahi district headquarters, Malangwa, is in sorry state due to inadequate doctors to render proper service to patients. The...

World

Protests as 'revolt against state': Pakistan

Islamabad (AFP) Sept 2 :Pakistan's interior minister Tuesday slammed violent anti-government protests as a "revolt against the state" as lawmakers met to discuss the political...

Russia 'to alter military doctrine towards Nato'

Moscow (BBC)  Sept 2 :Russia is to alter its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's presence in eastern Europe, a...

Life Style

Number of Dengue patients up in Kanchanpur

Kanchanpur, Sept 2: Six people have fallen sick due to dengue. The disease is transmitted due to mosquito bite.  Juna Mati Rana of Shankarpur, Ganesh...

Elderly killed in wild tusker rampage

Biratnagar, Sept 1: An elderly died and one other was injured when a wild tusker broke down a house at 3.00 am today. The deceased is...

Sports

Djokovic, Murray book blockbuster quarter-final

NEW YORK, Sept 02, 2014 (AFP) - Former champions Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray booked a tantalizing US Open quarter-final duel on Monday with straight-sets...

United agree Falcao loan deal

LONDON, Sept 01, 2014 (AFP) - Manchester United have agreed a sensational deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco,...

Markets

Mustang apples are sold right from trees

Myagdi, Sept. 2: Apples are started to be sold from the very trees this year in Mustang, a district beyond the Himalayas, also known as...

Service trade should be promoted: officials

Kathmandu, Aug. 29:  Emphasis has been laid on promotion of service trade through policy level and technical preparations as its importance has been increasing lately. At...

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