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  • Kapdane Pond in Sankhuwasabha facing environmental degradation

    Kathmandu,March 16: Kapdane Pond, situated in the Sankhuwasabha Village Municipality is degrading due to lack of conservation and the pollution is rapidly decreasing its area. This pond is a tourist attraction spot and has historic importance. According to local Sunnabuti Sherpa, no one goes near the Pond due to the fear of being buried in the wetlands around the lake which has turned into a quicksand. Conservation departments have paid little attention to the conservation of the pond which...

    How musicians and athletes could learn from each other when it comes to coping with stress

    Classical musicians and elite athletes might not appear to have much in common. One is concerned with artistry, the other with physicality. But whether they are on the stage or the pitch, holding a violin or football, there is a constant pressure for them to perform under the spotlight. This ongoing stress can mean both classical musicians and elite athletes face similar mental health challenges, which may not be immediately apparent to their fans and followers. Musicians may play...

    Govt preparing to scrap Department of Drug Administration

    Kathmandu,March 5:Naya Patrika says that government is preparing to scrap the Department of Drug Administration as it has been hit by a manpower crunch. Citing sources, the paper says that the government is preparing to form a sub-unit under the Department of Health Services to replace the DDA.

    Bhandari, Pun likely to be re-elected

    Kathmandu,March 02:The Left Alliance wants to re-elect Bidya Devi Bhandari to the post of President, reports in the press today say. The news comes just a few days after the Election Commission made public the schedule for the polls, Annapurna Post reports. The paper quotes sources to say that although the UML’s Jhalanath Khanal and Maoist Centre’s Amik Sherchan had expressed their interest for the position, the Left Alliance is likely to retain Bhandari as President. The Election Commission has set...

    Panchebaja Movie Review: A tale of friendship and betrayal

    All Nepali movies seem to follow a predictable pattern these days. A slow build up leads to a predictable climax and when the curtain falls, the audience is left surprised how the film ended. Panchebaja fits well with the pattern. The movie is full of fun but is clichéd dialogues and poor presentation are a big turn-off for the audience. The film revolves around the lives three main characters Bhupi (Saugat Malla), Rudra (Karma), and Sahile (Buddhi Tamang). Bhupi is a...

    Construction of tunnel of Melamchi project delays

    Chautara, Feb 23: Construction of the tunnel of the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project has slowed down. The construction works on the tunnel of the project have been delayed as the construction company has not been carrying out any works on some days citing lack of construction materials while on other days digging up to a metre only or from six to eight metres also on days it says it is working full-fledged, said Rajendra Panta, the Project Senior...

    Gangster Pun killed in police firing

    Rupandehi, Feb 21: A notorious gangster Manoj Pun and his helper Som Ale were shot dead in a police encounter at Devdaha in Rupandehi today morning, the police said. A team from the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police shot at the two gangsters on a motorcycle in retaliation, said Superintendent of Police Shyam Gyawali. The police team acting on a special tip off had launched a search for the goons at Bhawanipur in Devdaha-4. The encounter occurred at...

    Mahindra’s showroom in Taplejung

    Taplejung, Feb 20 (RSS): An authorised showroom of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited has been set up in Fungling, the district headquarters of Taplejung. Province 1 members Bal Bahadur Samsohang, Hom Kumari Sanwa and country director of the Mahindra Tapas Patanayak jointly inaugurated the showroom established by the company’s aughorised seller for Nepal Agni Incorporate Pvt. Ltd. amid a function on Monday. Pick-up vans, jeeps and tractors of the Mahindra company are on display at present, said Sangita Traders and...

    Nepal PM to step down after addressing the nation

    Kathmandu, February 15 Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba is announcing his resignation from the position of Prime Minister today. Currently, Deuba is chairing the last meeting of his Cabinet, and he will address the nation following the meeting, says a source at the Prime Minister’s residence. He will announce his resignation during the address, according to the source. Till yesterday, Deuba was resisting the demand for resignation despite the pressure from left alliance claiming his government was yet...

    Kri movie review: ‘South-inspired’ action keeps you engaged

    Kathmandu,Feb 11:Two years after spending time away from the big screen, chocolate boy Anmol KC makes his much-awaited comeback in Surendra Poudel’s action-packed drama with debutante Aditi Budathoki. Written and directed by Poudel, and produced by Subas Giri and Bhuwan KC, Kri is the story that revolves around Abhay (Anmol KC), whose lover Kesar (Aditi Budathoki) disappears. The protagonist then goes on a mission to find out what happened to Kesar. In order find out what happened, Abhay must take on...

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