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  • NA members draw government attention to contemporary issues

    Kathmandu, August 16 : In a meeting of the National Assembly today, most of the lawmakers demanded the government provide relief assistance to the survivors of landslides and monsoon. They were speaking at a special time of the upper house session today. Kali Prasad Malla, Ramesh Prasad Yadav and Bhairav Sundar Shrestha drew the government’s attention towards supplying relief assistance to survivors of natural disasters in Jajarkot district and the construction of bridges at emergency areas for the convenience...

    Landslide and flood obstruct Manang road at three places

    Kathmandu,August 16 : People traveling to various destinations have been facing problem as the vehicular movement remains obstructed due to flood and landslide at three places along the Manang road section for the past few days. The road section has been obstructed at Pisang of Nisyang rural municipality-1, Koto of Chame rural municipality and Timang stream. The flood in the Pisang stream has washed away the bridge. Ward Chairperson of Nisyang rural municipality-1, Bhujung Gurung, said that repair and...

    Religious fair in Taudaha on Naag Panchami

    Kathmandu, August 16 : A religious fair has begun at Taudaha in Kirtipur Municipality on the occasion of the Naag Panchami festival today. Naag Panchami is the festival dedicated to Naag or the serpant deities. It is ovserved on the fifth day of the bright half of the Nepali month of Shrawan as per the lunar calendar. Devotees from the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas have thronged the place which is famous as the abode of the Karkotak Naag...

    Nepali Congress accuses govt of discouraging private sector

    Kathmandu, August 16:  The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has accused the incumbent KP Sharma Oli-led government of discouraging the involvement of private sector in the national economy. The party’s Central Working Committee member Ram Sharan Mahat, who led the Ministry of Finance several times over past three decades, says such a policy of the government would not lead the country towards prosperity. “The government made people dream economic prosperity, but could not create an environment needed for that,”...

    Three female Everest summiteers feted

    Kathmandu, August 15 : The Pasang Lhamu Mountaineering Foundation has felicitated three female Mount Everest climbers amidst a programme here today. The foundation has been established in the commemoration of the late Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, who made her history as the first Nepali woman to scale the world’s highest peak in 1993. She died while descending from the mountain summit. The late Sherpa has been given the status of a national luminary. Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad...

    Nepal’s football governing body embraces federal structure

    ANFA President Karma Chhiring Sherpa during the organisation’s special general meeting, in Chitwan, in August 2018. Kathmandu, August 15:  Nepal’s domestic football governing body, All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), has decided to transform its organisational structure in line with the country’s new political structure. A special general meeting of ANFA currently underway in Sauraha of Jhapa district made the decision. ANFA President Karma Chhiring Sherpa says the decision was made as all government structures have been changed into the...

    Nepalis need not spend a single penny to work in Qatar soon, assures Minister

    Gokarna Bista Kathmandu, August 15:  Minister for Labour, Employment and Parliamentary Affairs Gokarna Bista says the government is holding negotiations with the Qatari government to make sure that Nepali migrant workers need not spend a single penny to go to the Gulf country for job. The Minister’s response comes at the time when the government has failed to implement the ‘free visa and free ticket’ provision it had earlier introduced. Speaking at a meeting of House of Representatives’ Industry,...

    Manab Sewa Ashram, Baglung rescues 54 from street

    Kathmandu,August 15 : The Manab Sewa Ashram, Baglung has rescued 54 people from the street in a period of 15 months and has rehabilitated eight with the families. Presently, the Ashram, a humanitarian service center, provides shelter to 12 physically incapacitated and with psychotic issues who were picked from the street. According to Asharm coordinator Sumira Lama, among the rescued, two have died and two have escaped from the Ashram while some of them have been shifted to the...

    Biplav Maoists’ spokesperson confesses he collected donations from traders

    Kathmandu, August 15: Former minister and spokesperson of Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Communist Party of Nepal, Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma, has confessed that he colleges millions of rupees as donations from various traders and industrialists. He was arrested  from Kathmandu last week for allegedly forcing businesspersons to pay him hefty donations. Police who interrogated him during an investigation say Bishwakarma accepted that he demanded financial, physical and moral support from various people. “I did not collect donations, but just assistance,”...

    Lawmakers say new safe motherhood bill excludes some sections of women

    File image: The Parliament building of Nepal  Kathmandu, August 15:  Lawmakers have said the new bill on safe motherhood and reproductive  health rights the government has introduced fails to include all categories of women of the country. Taking part in a discussion on the Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Rights Bill in the House of Representatives meeting on Wednesday, they said the provisions proposed in the bill were not appropriate for implementation with some sections of women including those...

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