• New title for a=>html, img=>alt
  • Forces opposed to election now in election fray: senior leader Poudel

    Tanahun, Aug 27: Nepali Congress’ senior leader, Ram Chandra Poudel, today said the forces opposed to elections were now inclined to take part in the elections. Poudel made the remark at a press conference held at the Reporters’ Club, Tanahun. Poudel was of the opinion that the provincial and state elections will be held within mid December. “The forces opposed to the elections will also be taking part in the upcoming elections,” he added. On the occasion, the NC...

    China says nothing will stop its long-range air force drills

     August 25, BEIJING: No amount of interference or shadowing of its aircraft will stop the Chinese air force from carrying out long-range drills, the defense ministry said, announcing another round of exercises of the type that have unnerved Taiwan and Japan. The air force carried out further long-range exercises on Thursday, the ministry said late that same day, without giving details of where they happened. Such “normal” drills accord with international law and practices and are part of an “ordinary need”...

    Bilateral talks between PM Deuba and Indian PM Modi begin

    (Special Correspondent Yekraj Pathak) New Delhi, August 24: Bilateral talks between Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is on a five-day state visit to India, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have begun at Indian PM’s office Hyderabad Building this afternoon. It is stated that a joint press meet will be organized after concluding the meeting. Similarly, Indian Prime Minister Modi will host luncheon in honour of Nepali PM Deuba. After the luncheon, Prime Minister Deuba is scheduled...

    Women’s issues: Laws to correct them

    August 23, 2017 BIJEN JONCHHE Police data show the region-wise crime against women and children for 2015-16 — human trafficking, polygamy, child marriage, rape, attempt to rape, unnatural sex, witchcraft related violence and domestic violence — continues unabated Criminalizing the practice of sending women to Chhau huts is the next landmark after abolition of Sati. It was a long overdue move against one of the worst forms of discrimination against women, but it did happen eventually with the Parliament...

    Risk of pesticide: Exercise caution

    DHARMENDRA KALAUNI August 22, 2017 ,The washing of the vegetables and fruits three times reduces the residue by 60-70% and dipping of agricultural produce in vinegar or salt for 15 minutes before cooking followed by thorough washing can reduce the residue by 70-80% With the pace of commercialization in the agriculture sector of Nepal, the application of pesticide has been raised rapidly in a rampant way to control the incidences of pests and disease outbreaks.Though application of the pesticide...

    “Self-confidence saved me”:Sanu Maya

    Birat Anupam Itahari, 21 August – Sanu Maya Rai, 22, is better known by her pet name Khushi which loosely translates as “happiness” in English. She was really delighted on 11 August as it was Good Friday for her. That day her nephew (sister’s son) Nimesh Rai, 3, celebrated his birthday on the banks of a shanty settlement at Budhi Khola, the stream nearby Itahari Sub-metropolitan City in east Nepal. Rai stays in Bargachhi of Itahari but she frequents her...

    UML also agrees on amendment proposal –Minsiter Balayar

    Hetauda, Aug 17: Minister for Physcal Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar has said that the Nepali Congress-led governemnt has convinced main opposition CPN-UML on the constitution amendment proposal to give outlet to the Madhes problem. Addressing a gathering of district level cadres organized by Nepali Congress, Makawanpur in Hetauda this morning, Minister Balayar said the government is fully committed to conduct elections for federal and provincial parliaments and directed caders to reach out to the doorsteps of people...

    Dahal confident of constitution amendment bill’s endorsement next week

    Janakpur, August 17 CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal says the constitution amendment bill will be passed by Parliament when it is put to vote next week. The ruling coalition leader says the ruling side has the support of two-third lawmakers required to endorse the amendment. The former Prime Minister claims the main opposition CPN-UML has also made a commitment to help the amendment get endorsed whereas the Rastriya Prajatantra Party is also positive. Meanwhile, Dahal also says that...

    Vulture restaurant, an outcome of combined endevours, gaining wider recognition

    16,August Until a few years ago, if any cattle died in the villages of Pithauli and Kawasoti of Nawalparasi, its disposal was chargeable and quite challenging. Otherwise, villagers had no way except to enduring the unpleasant odour wafting from the carcass for not days but months. Animals like jackals and stray dogs used to transport carrion of the dead animal here and there making the situation worse. A view of a Jatayu Restaurant, in Nawalparasi district, on Monday, March...

  • New title for a=>html, img=>alt
  • FreeCurrencyRates.com

    © 2016 The Himalayan News. All Rights Reserved...