Poverty, inflation behind rising suicides

September 12, 2016 01:30 am

DANG, Sept 12: When women in her village were busy celebrating Teej festival, 17-year-old Goma Oli, a local of Rajpur, wore a gloomy look. There was no celebratory mood in her poverty-stricken family. And being one among the seven sisters made things even more difficult for her.

Scarcity of fertilizer worries farmers

September 12, 2016 01:20 am

GORKHA, Sept 12: Acute shortage of fertilizers during the peak season of farming has put farmers in Gorkha district in dilemma.

Kidney scourge devastates a family

September 12, 2016 01:00 am

POKHARA, Sept 12: Tilochan Sharma, 62, was a happy man until 13 years ago. He used to work in Mumbai, India and his family back home in Parbat district was doing quite well.

Dr KC warns of ninth hunger strike

September 12, 2016 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Accusing the government of breaching the agreement reached to end his eighth hunger strike, Dr Govinda KC has warned to start another round of fast-unto-death.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Health condition of Ganga Maya, the widow of late Nanda Prasad Adhikari, who has been on fast-unto-death since the last 31 days is critical but stable, doctors attending to her said.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Kathmandu based fashion and textile designer Anu Shrestha has spent nearly 18 years refining her craft of hand painting silk pieces. Now her designs are set to get a new home under ‘Kallisto Designs’, Shrestha’s recently launched – and very first – clothing and accessories brand.

Law on women being amended

September 11, 2016 22:13 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The government is planning to revise the Women, Children and Social Welfare Act.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: An American national has been arrested on the charge of pedophilia.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Minister for Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat has said efforts would be made during the Prime Minister's upcoming India visit to bring the Pancheshwor Multipurpose Project into force.

Pedestrian killed in road mishap

September 11, 2016 17:10 pm

BIRATNAGAR, Sept 11: A pedestrian was killed in a road mishap at Tetariya chowk in Morang district this afternoon.