Grooming young innovators

August 18, 2017 14:37 PM

Karkhana is yet again welcoming eight to 15-year-olds to join their new sessions on learning the basics of robotics. And, as one would expect, as they try and explain the workshop, words like coding, software, electronics, hardware, power tools constantly pop up. Now these are jargons that Nepalis still don’t associate with kids and their classes but, yet again, Karkhana emphasizes that this is a program especially for them.

The lone crusader

August 18, 2017 14:34 PM

Arguably the most popular and most loved man in the country at the present, Dr Govinda KC continues to inspire the masses. He is the man who has been risking his own life time and again for a single cause: Medical reform in Nepal where every citizen has the right to proper health services.

Living her dream

August 18, 2017 14:27 PM

I still prefer being engaged in some productive work instead of spending time lazing about. You will actually find me doing something or the other even when I have some free time from work.

12 affected by dengue in Parsa

August 18, 2017 13:40 PM

BIRGUNJ (Parsa), Aug 18: At least 12 people have been affected by dengue, an infectious disease caused by the bite of an infected mosquito in the district, said the District Public Health Office (DPHO).

Kala-azar case detected in Kanchanpur

August 18, 2017 12:54 PM

KANCHANPUR, August 18: A case of Kala-azar (leishmaniasis), a disease that is caused by a parasite transmitted through the sand fly bites, has been detected in Kanchanpur.

Nepal under pressure to win SAFF U-15 Championship: Coach Shrestha

August 18, 2017 08:22 AM

KATHMANDU, August 18: Nepal’s U-16 football team coach Sunil Shrestha has said that his team is under pressure to win the SAFF U-15 Championship which begins at ANFA Complex, Satdobato, on Friday.

Business, trade union leaders hail passage of new labor laws

August 18, 2017 08:13 AM

KATHMANDU, August 18:  Business and trade union leaders have termed the recent passage of Labor Act and Social Security Act as a milestone achievement in a journey toward forging better employer-labor relationship.

EC bars political leaders from distributing relief items in Province 2

August 18, 2017 08:03 AM

KATHMANDU, August 18: At a time when the political leaders of different parties are reaching various flood-affected districts in Province 2 in an apparent bid to woo voters for the upcoming polls, the Election Commission (EC) has barred them from making individual donations of relief items to the flood victims.

EC, parties agree to hold provincial, parliamentary elections by Nov 23

August 18, 2017 07:38 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Election Commission (EC) and the major political parties have agreed to conduct the provincial and parliamentary elections on the same day, by November 23.

PM directs local authorities to attend flood survivors

August 17, 2017 20:07 PM

TIAKPUR, Aug 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the local authorities here not to let any flood survivor stay without food and shelter.

PM vows for due management of flood survivors

August 17, 2017 18:52 PM

NEPALGUNJ, August 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that all measures would be adopted for appropriate management of the flood-hit communities.

NOC tightens up on journalists’ entry into premises

August 17, 2017 17:48 PM

KATHMANDU, August 17: Nepal Oil Corporation, the state-owned oil monopoly, has tightened up on the journalists’ entry in to the premises of the corporation.

NEA continues to reduce losses, anti-power leakage campaign turns meaningful

August 17, 2017 17:39 PM

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has been able to reduce its losses significantly by Rs 7 billion in the last fiscal year (2073/074 BS) and its loss now stands at Rs 970 million only.

Philippines war on drugs and crime intensifies, at least 58 killed in three days

August 17, 2017 15:59 PM

MANILA, August 17:  At least 26 people died overnight in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed this week in an intensification of President Rodrigo Duterte's fierce war on drugs and crime.

RPP's meeting begins in Hetauda

August 17, 2017 15:48 PM

HETAUDA August 17: A central committee meeting of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party has begun in Hetauda from today. Party central office bearers and members are attending the meeting to be run until August 20.

PM Deuba visits flood-hit Bardiya

August 17, 2017 15:42 PM

BARDIYA,  August 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba today made on-site visits to various flood-hit areas in Bardiya district.

Bus-hit injures motorcyclist in Bhaktapur

August 17, 2017 15:40 PM

BHAKTAPUR, August 17: A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries after being hit by a bus at Thimi Chowk in the district on Thursday.

PM Deuba visits flood-hit Banke, distributes relief

August 17, 2017 14:04 PM

NEPALGUNJ (Banke) Aug 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has arrived Thursday in Banke to take stock of flood-hit areas in the Tarai districts of mid-western Nepal.

Viral fever grips flood survivors in Banke

August 17, 2017 14:02 PM

KHAJURA  (Banke), Aug 17: An epidemic of viral fever in the flood-hit areas in Banke has further affected the lives of flood survivors. Most people displaced by flooding from Raptisonari, Duduwa, Narainapur and different parts of Khajura Rural Municipality are facing various health problems like fever, diarrhoea and flu.

Help Tarai Initiative launched

August 17, 2017 13:02 PM

G21 Pictures and Black Horse Pictures have started 'Help Tarai Initiative' to help the flood affected people of the Tarai region.