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Govt's Early Education Program To Focus On Child Psychology
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Finding the conventional learning method harsh for children, the government is shifting its focus toward taking a psychological approach to early childhood education.

The National Early Grading Reading Program (NEGRP), under the Department of Education has started working to change the teaching-learning process to make children understand children with pleasure at the age of three to five, before they reach grade one.
Cold Takes Heavy Toll On Slum Dwellers
KATHMANDU, Feb 2 : Five-month-old Rohan in the Bagmati slum settlement has yet to fully recover from the common cold and fever. His siblings Roshni, 8, and Rohit, 7, are still down with fever.

Geeta Shah, a mother of three, complained that all her family members have been severely affected by cold related ailments. “I have just returned from the hospital as my younger son Rohan was suffering from pneumonia,” said Shah. She informed that her younger son Rohan had to be admitted to Kanti Children Hospital for two months as he was in critical condition. Two of her other children also remain ill most of the time.
Elderly In Devghat Deprived Of Proper Healthcare Facilities
CHITWAN, Feb 2: Many ailing senior citizens in Devghat of Chitwan district are compelled to grapple with all sorts of health problems on their own. In lack of access to good hospitals, well trained health workers and proper monitoring of their health even by the old age homes they are sheltered at, the elderly continue to suffer beyond words.

“A recently opened Devghat Dharmartha Hospital has been providing basic treatments. However, people have to visit other health facilities for further treatment as the hospital does not have enough staff and resources,” said a local Tanka Nath Poudel. According to him, locals have been pressing government to upgrade the facilities at the hospital.
Two Killed With Sharp Weapons
KAWASWOTI, Feb 1: Two persons have been killed in two separate incidents in Nawalparasi with the use of sharp-edged weapons.

Deependra Pandey, a local of Kumarwarti-4, Nawalparasi, aged around 28, was found dead with deep cuts on his body in the forest towards 40 km north from the highway, said Deputy v of Police (DSP) at Area Police Office, Nawalpur, Nawaraj Adhikari.
Heavy Snowfall In Manang And Mustang
POKHARA, Feb 1: Manang and Mustang, the hilly districts in the country, have witnessed heavy snowfall since Saturday night.

The districts have been covered with 1.5 feet snow. Locals said that the snowfall has been taking place continuously from Saturday night.
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