Threshold for healthy politics and stable governance

aKathmandu, Feb 8: Nepal at present is gearing up for three major elections that would change the face of leadership in the new federal set up of the country. Notwithstanding the ongoing tussle between amendment to the new constitution and elections, the latter is inevitable as it is a constitutional requirement that must be met […]

New strategy to save kids from malnutrition

Pokhara, Jan 14: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that a new strategy would be developed in consultation with all the stakeholders in order to bring down the child mortality rate due to malnutrition. Addressing the concluding session of the two-day national nutrition seminar organised by the Child Health Division here Friday, Minister Thapa […]

Directive to investigate over Amda hospital issue

Tilottama (Rupandehi), Jan 14: Health Minister Gagan Thapa has issued a directive to immediately investigate in to the claims by the locals over the Siddhartha Child and Women’s Hospital (Amda) in Butwal. The local users committee had on Friday submitted a four-point memo to the Hospital Director Dr Binod Parajuli. In the memo the locals […]

Government attorneys’ role important for access to justice: President Bhandari

Kathmandu, Dec 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today termed the contribution of the government lawyers as being important for giving justice to the communities without access to justice. Inaugurating the ‘First Conference of Government Lawyers of Nepal’ here at the Office of the Attorney General of Nepal, she argued that the government lawyers’ contribution will […]

Coordination between state organs sought to eliminate VAW

Kathmandu, Dec 23: The government is pressing for coordination among all the state organs in order to bring about a sense of responsibility and duty to eliminate violence against women (VAW). The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare today held a workshop during which participants viewed that VAW can only be eliminated through coordination […]

Let House business resume to end political crisis: NSP national chair Jha to UML

Parsa, Dec 23: National chairman of Nepal Sadbhawana Party Anil Kumar Jha today urged the main opposition CPN-UML to let Parliament do its business without obstructions so as to help give the country a political outlet. Arguing that the constitution amendment proposal registered in Parliament recently was prepared under the government led by the UML, […]

Vulture count starts in ACAP vicinity

Mustang, Dec 23: An overdue census to determine the population of vultures in and around the world-famous Annapurna circuit trek route has started. The Global Primate Network is undertaking the census and research on vultures’ situation in an area straddling the Muktinath VDC of Mustang to Myagdi, Kaski, Lamjung and Manang. Beginning in 2001, the […]

7th National Games officially begins

Biratnagar, Dec 23: The 7th National Games is officially beginning amidst a grand ceremony in the eastern region from today. President Bidya Devi Bhandari is all set to inaugurate the grand sports event at the Martyr Stadium in Biratnagar at 3.00 pm this afternoon. The national games are taking palce in 13 districts of the […]

Thapathan declared fully immunized and literate VDC

Parbat, Dec 23: The only model VDC of Parbat, Thapathana, has been declared a fully-immunized, fully-literate and electricity accessible VDC. The declarations were made amidst a special function organized here. People at the age group of 15-60 of the VDC can read and write and keep their accounts themselves. With this, number of illiterate people […]