DEAN’s national conference kicks off in Itahari

Itahari, Aug 31: A two-day national conference of the Diploma Engineer’s Association, Nepal (DEAN) kicked off here today. The conference held outside the Kathmandu Valley for the first time with the participation of representatives from the SAARC nations as well was inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachchhadar. On the occasion, he urged the DEAN to come up with a new but substantive policy at a time when the process...

Transgender members in US military may serve until study completed: Mattis

Aug 30:WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban. Mattis said in a statement he would set up a panel of experts serving in the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to provide recommendations on implementing the ban.   He said he would advise the president after the panel reports...

Eye treatment centre receives equipment from Japanese citizen

Rampur (Palpa), Aug 30: The Kaligandi Eye treatment centre in Rampur has received a modern portable steel lamp to help with medical examination of the eye patients. The medical equipment worth Rs. 300,000 was received with support from Japanese citizen Dr Ibata Rikabata, according to president of the centre Hutaraj Pokharel. Japanese social worker Kajumasa Kakimi handed over the equipment to Mr Pokharel on Tuesday. The availability of the modern medical equipment will be helpful especially while running eye...

Demand for reconstruction of monasteries

Kathmandu, Aug 30: The Quake-affected Monastery Struggle Committee has demanded immediate reconstruction of the monasteries and shrines damaged during the April 2015 earthquake. At a press conference held on Tuesday, Coordinator of the committee Sanubabu Lama shared that 993 monasteries in 25 districts were damaged in the earthquake. And they should be reconstructed as soon as possible. Stating that around 9 billion rupees was pledged for reconstruction of monasteries during the international conference held by the government, Mr Lama...

North Korea ‘fires’ missile over Japan

29 Aug,North Korea fired a ballistic missile that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said on Tuesday, a step the Japanese prime minister termed a “grave threat”. The launch appears to be the first to cross over Japan since 2009, and comes amid ongoing annual military drill being carried out between the US and its close ally in the region, South Korea. Their outrageous act of firing a missile over our country is an unprecedented, serious and...

15 entrepreneurs honoured with agro award

  Kathmandu, Aug 29: As many as 15 entrepreneurs have been honoured with ‘Agro Times Agriculture Award 2074’ for their untiring contribution in commercial agricultural sector of Nepal. Minister for Livestock Development, Santa Kumar Tharu, conferred the awards on the individuals on Monday during the fifth anniversary of a magazine, Agro Times Monthly. The magazine is published by the Agro Times Media network. Agro entrepreneur Dhalu Ram Mahji was conferred the outstanding award. Among the other best award recipients...

Everest Base Camp has internet facility now

Kathmandu, Aug 28:The Everest Base Camp also has internet facility now, according to the anchor story in Abhiyan. The Everest Link has taken the broadband connection to the base camp with an investment of Rs 20 million. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Chhiring Sherpa, says his company had started studying possibility of internet connection since 2002 and actual works for the connection began in 2014. Hotel entrepreneurs, mountaineers and trekkers will benefit from the service most, according to him....

10 kg tumour extracted from girl’s abdomen in a landmark medical surgery

Birtamode (Jhapa), Aug 28: In an unprecedented successful medical milestone in the country’s medical history, surgeons extracted 10 kg tumour from a teenager’s stomach at Om Sai Pathivara Hospital based at Bhadrapur of Jhapa. The tumour was taken out from the abdomen of an 18 – year – old teenage girl of Jyamirgadhi area of Mechinagar – 15 through a surgical operation held with telescopic technology. The girl was rushed to the hospital after experiencing sudden and acute pain...

When Facebook and Instagram shut down for half an hour, the worldwide crisis is such a trick!

27 Aug The news on Facebook and Instagram down Saturday has been public. This problem was felt by the users of the world.According to the information, facebook and instagram remained closed for users of worldwide for more than half an hour.Facebook users have also shared the picture of the blackout in Twitter. Some users were unable to login to Facebook too. When Facebook is closed for half an hour, people of the world have the following responses  Follow Angella Mustakidou @Angimst #instagramdown...

Qatar Airways’ new interline partnership takes off with Vistara

25 Aug DOHA, QATAR – Qatar Airways has entered into a new interline partnership with growing, full-service Indian airline Vistara, as the Qatari national carrier marks more than 20 successful years of flights to India. The new interline agreement taking effect from 22 August, 2017 will allow Qatar Airways’ passengers to travel seamlessly to and from a wide range of cities within India across Vistara’s network, via Qatar Airways’ existing 13 Indian gateways and under a single ticket with QR’s generous baggage...

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