Mohan Chaudhary is 21 years old, and working as a laborer for a construction company in Kathmandu. He is originally from Deukhuri, Dang. His work station varies as per the instruction of his employer. He begins his work from 10 am and continues till 5 pm. Sometimes, he has to work overtime depending on the kind of labor required. He gave up schooling after Grade VI and started working as a laborer ever since. He has left behind his mother and wife to work in Kathmandu. Talking about the work satisfaction he shared, “The company pays for my accommodation and I have to spend only for food. This has helped me save a good amount of money, which I send home. I want to continue this job for as long as I can.” He said life for him was filled with responsibility. Being an only child, he feels responsible to look after the family of four.
KATHMANDU, August 16: Ghorahi Cement Industries Pvt Ltd, the producer of Sagarmatha Cement, organized a dealers' meet on Friday and Saturday at its own premises in Dang, Ghorahi. According to a statement issued on Tuesday, the company distributed awards and appreciation letters to the best and outstanding sellers. More than 400 sellers from across the nation participated in the dealers' meet. The statement further said that the company has been producing 2200 tons of Sagarmatha Cement every day, using new roller press machine manufactured with German technology.
KATHMANDU, August 16: Nepal Chemists and Druggists Association (NCDA) has provided health services in the flood-affected areas of Nepal. Issuing a statement on Tuesday, the association said that it had mobilized its zonal and district branches to provide health service to the flood-affected people immediately after the floods started. The association said it had mobilized medical teams including doctors in Mechi, Koshi, Sagarmatha, Janakpur, and Narayani zones.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal has said that 15 various Indian dams and embankments near the Nepal-India border, the Indian river-linking project and the exploitation of the Chure area and river banks have caused the flood disaster in the tarai.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: After the government took the initiative to address almost all his demands, Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), postponed his 11th fast-unto-death on its 23rd day Tuesday. This has been his longest hunger strike so far.