How Changing Food Habit ?

Kathmandu,April 12 : Like many in Silicon Valley’s elite, Jack Dorsey has adopted some diet, exercise, and lifestyle routines that seem rather extreme, or even bizarre. The CEO and co-founder of both Twitter and Square recently shared his full lifestyle routine on author Ben Greenfield’s podcast, and in addition to two hours a day of meditation and kicking off his day with an ice bath, he described his eating habits in some detail. He eats only one meal a...

No rhino census this year as Nepal runs short of funds for survey

Kathmandu,April 12 A planned census of Nepal’s greater one-horned rhinoceros will not take place this year due to a lack of funds. Revenue from ticket sales at national parks is divided between the government’s general budget and funds to support local communities, leaving wildlife officials dependent on donors to finance activities like the census. This year’s census was believed to be particularly critical because large numbers of Nepal’s rhinos are dying due to unexplained or natural causes, prompting questions...

Rhino Census Stopped Due To Adequate Budget

Kathmandu,April 11 : As per the rule, there need to count rhino in every four years. However, the census of the one-horned rhinos has postponed this fiscal year due to a budget crunch. As the government did not allocate any budget for the census of the endangered species this year, Department of National Park and Wildlife Conservation Department could not conduct the census. . The last counting was done in 2015 Although researchers tried to search for donors, they...

Sculptural arts prepared for “War Memorial Park” in Nepal

Kathmandu,April 10 : An artist gives final touch to a sculptural statue prepared for the “War Memorial Park” in Kirtipur, outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, April 9, 2019. More than 25 artists from across the country gathered to prepare various sculptural arts for the “War Memorial Park”, which will be the first of its kind in valley. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)

Survey To Remeasure Mt Everest Height Begins!

Kathmandu,April 09 : Finally, the prestigious project to measure the almighty peak the Mount Everest is set to begin! In a recent update on April 08, 2019, Nepal has announced that it is sending a team of government-appointed climbers for the project to remeasure the height of the world’s tallest peak. Four government surveyors have already been scheduled to leave for the Everest peak on April 09, 2019. Through this project, Nepal aims to answer persistent speculations that the ‘height...

Nepal Performs High In Childhood Education: UNICEF

Kathmandu,April 09 : Nepal has made great strides in expanding access to pre-primary education with enrolment rate having increased from 12 per cent in 2000 to 86 per cent in 2017, UNICEF praised in a new global report released today. According to UNICEF, a lot achieved and more need to be done for pre-primary education in Nepal. A World Ready to Learn: Prioritizing Quality Early Childhood Education – UNICEF’s first ever global report on pre-primary education – reports that...

Tornado Was Responsible For Devastation In Bara And Parasa

Kathmandu,April 07 : At a time when there was confusion over the cause of last week storm, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) officially declares that the tornado was responsible for the devastation at Bara and Parsa districts last week. DoHM with the support from Small Earth Nepal took an initiative to investigate the destructive storm in Bara and Parsa District. Led by Madan Lal Shrestha, former director general of DoHM and academician of Nepal Academy of Science Technology,...

Can South Asian rivers be ‘regional public goods’?

Kathmadu,April 05 : South Asia, as a whole, is already facing a water crisis, and it is likely to get worse. Afghanistan, Pakistan and India are already classified as water scarce regions, and crippling drought played out in Afghanistan last year and into this year. Farming is in crisis, with springs drying up in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, which hosts 240 million people, and climate change is leading to both more floods and droughts as rainfall becomes more...

Empowering Family Farmers Is Key To Achieving Zero Hunger In Southeast Asia

Kathmandu,April 04 : Jakarta, Indonesia – Innovation, access to rural credit – particularly for women – and improvements to rural social protection programmes are important tools to help family farmers in Southeast Asia improve their livelihoods and become more food secure, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today. Representatives from countries of Southeast Asia are meeting in Jakarta to discuss ways to help smallholder farmers achieve better food security and improved livelihoods in order...

Rhino census still uncertain

Kathmandu, April 3 The much-awaited census of the one-horned rhino population in Nepal remains shrouded in uncertainty. Preparations for the census, which was supposed to be carried out in April, is yet to begin. “We are still talking to donor agencies,” says Man Bahadur Khadka, Director-General of the Department of Wild Life and National Parks. He says that the department is yet to finalise the details of the census. According to conservationists, the ‘window period’ for conducting the census is between April...

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