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Bishnu Prasad Aryal

Two-thirds of cell phone theft victims are women: Police

May 19, 2018 07:25 AM

KATHMANDU, May 18: Police in the Kathmandu Valley said about two-thirds of the mobile phone theft victims are women.

TU deprives teachers of Chinese scholarships

May 15, 2018 05:15 AM

KATHMANDU, May 15: It has been revealed that Tribhuvan University (TU), the oldest and biggest university in the country, deprived its permanent teachers of opportunities to study various Master's degree courses in China under full scholarship.

Police hospital flouts rules in drugs purchase

May 1, 2018 05:59 AM

KATHMANDU, May 1: It has been revealed that the Nepal Police Hospital procured drugs worth millions of rupees without following necessary procedures.

'Plan Int'l prefers doing soft programs to physical infrastructure'

April 20, 2018 03:59 AM

Plan International Nepal has proposed a project of Rs 8 billion allocating only about 10 percent of the budget for physical infrastructure development.

Probe Rs 130m embezzlement at Sajha Prakashan: OAG

April 17, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, April 17: A report published by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) shows that officials at Sajha Prakashan gobbled up Rs 130.3 million by selling books printed by Janak Education Materials Center (JEMC) in the year 2074 BS (2017/18).

Textbooks not dispatched to govt schools on time this year too

April 14, 2018 03:32 AM

KATHMANDU, April 13: Like in the previous years, the government has failed to supply school textbooks to the districts on time this year too. According to the rules, the textbooks should have been delivered to the districts before April 1.

Private schools charge Rs 15b in annual fees

April 13, 2018 06:00 AM

KATHMANDU, April 13: Private schools all over the country have collected an estimated  Rs 15 billion from  guardians under the head of annual fees for the academic session that begins from April 14. An estimated Rs 5 billion is collected under this head in Kathmandu Valley alone.

Private schools hike fees up to 30 pc, flouting rules: Guardians

March 30, 2018 10:33 AM

KATHMANDU, March 30: As in previous years, private schools have hiked their fees, up to 30 percent this time, breaching the rules set down by the government.

Rampur mayor functioning like a 'contractor'

March 22, 2018 06:00 AM

RAMPUR, PALPA, March 22: After less than a year in the post, Mayor of Rampur Municipality Raman Bahadur Thapa has been widely criticized for carrying out development and other activities of the municipality in an arbitrary fashion and against the norms of elected office.

522 students of Bardiya school study under hot tin roof

March 20, 2018 06:15 AM

KATHMANDU, March 19: The students of Purna Hira Secondary School at Bansgadhi Municipality-8 in Bardia district have to endure up to 44 degree Celsius during summer as they study under corrugated zinc sheet roofs due to the lack of proper buildings. Of the total 522 students at the school, 65 percent are from the Tharu community.

12 to-be-doctors died in Monday’s plane crash

March 14, 2018 07:48 AM

KATHMANDU, March 14: A neurosurgeon and 12 to-be-doctors lost their lives in the US-Bangla aircraft crash on Monday, while two seriously injured medical students have been struggling to survive.

Only one specialty doctor each in seven categories nationwide

March 2, 2018 07:30 AM

KATHMANDU, March 2: As Nepal Medical Council (NMC), the apex body of medical doctors in the country, marked its 55th anniversary on Wednesday, doctors and experts expressed worries over the lack of specialty doctors to provide certain specialized health services in the country.

Need to pay for free drugs for 90 more days

February 27, 2018 06:05 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Patients visiting government health facilities in all 77 districts are going to be deprived of essential medicines for at least the next three months as the government has failed to purchase and supply the drugs meant to be distributed free of cost.

Dozen plus outfits run non-TU activities on its premises

February 14, 2018 07:19 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Various non-academic organizations including 13 NGOs have been operating unhindered inside Tribhuvan University (TU) premises during the past decade.

58 pc Nepal children aged 8 to 12 years face cyber risks: Report

February 9, 2018 06:23 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Some 58 percent children aged between 8 and 12 years are exposed to cyber risks in Nepal, according to a recent study.

Over Rs 16 billion unsettled at TU since 1977

February 7, 2018 09:40 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Tribhuvan University (TU), which has unsettled accounts of over Rs 16 billion, has claimed that it will settle these within the next 45 days. Most of the unsettled accounts pertain to the last 17 years.

273,703 households nationwide don’t have a toilet

February 5, 2018 11:58 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: A total of 273,703 of the 5,373,800 households in the country do not have a toilet, according to government data. Similarly, among the seven provinces, Province 2 has the highest number of people practising open defecation while every household in provinces 4 and 6 has at least one toilet.

Upto 150 dogbite cases daily at Teku Hospital

February 3, 2018 07:26 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Between 400 to 500 persons rush to the state-owned Shukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital at Teku of Kathmandu daily after being bitten by dogs or other animals in the Kathmandu Valley. Ninety two percent of rabies cases belong to dog bites, according to health officials.

Stocks of up to 60 drug items nil at 5 regional stores

February 1, 2018 06:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The stocks of up to 60 drug varieties and medical items at the government's  regional drugs storages are currently nil. However, the government is yet to make the drugs purchases for this year. Last fiscal year, the Department of Public Health Services (DoPHS) procured drugs worth only Rs 490 million out of the Rs 1.10 billion allocated for the purpose.

TU continues to burn plastic on its premises

January 27, 2018 03:30 AM

KATHMANDU, Jan 25:  At the behest of the Principal of Tribhuvan University (TU)'s Central Campus, Krishna Prasad Acharya, the leaders of student unions, students and TU officials burned plastic heaps in front of each of the 32 central departments of the university from 11AM to 1PM on Thursday.