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Nepali female workers under extreme exploitation in Saudi   Nepali Embassy in Riyadh has put off attestation of concerned demand letter with Supply and Contacting Company after Nepali female workers reaching Saudi Arab in course of work were found to have passed through an extreme form of exploitation.   Since Monday the Embassy has stopped attestation of demand letter on importing female workers to the
Landslide disrupts mid-hill highway   Landslide occurred at Galkot municipality-11, Righa, Fendi this morning has disrupted vehicular operation along the Mid-Hill Pushpalal Highway. The landslide has thrown transport services out of gear in the western part of the district. Dambar Shrish, ward-11 chair, said efforts are being made to clear the deck and resume traffic along the highway. “So far
Lamichhane held for alleged involvement in bomb detonation   Police arrested Bachchuram Lamichhane of Belkotgadhi municipality-5 for his alleged involvement in detonating bomb at ward office of Kakani rural municipality-1. Krishna Bahadur Palli Magar, Chief, District Police Office, informed that Lamichhane, a cadre affiliated to banned NCP-Biplav group, was held on charge of his involvement in bomb blast at ward office on July 30.
Qatar Airways Surprises Elderly Residents of the Centre for Empowerment and Elderly Care ‘Ehsan’   DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it organised a visit to the Centre for Empowerment and Elderly Care ‘Ehsan’ where the airline pilots and cabin crew presented gifts to show appreciation. The airline’s pilots and cabin crew presented the residents of the centre with gifts and spent time them, showing the
46 cows die in protection centre At least 46 cows being protected at Shuklagandaki municipality-9, Ghari in Tanahun died due to several reasons. Among the reasons behind the death are growing incidents of tiger attack and short of health care and nutrition. Lok Narayan Shrestha, chairperson, Shuklagandaki municipality-9, shared that 46 cows died at Protection Centre during the past three months. He
One dead, another injured in road accident A person died and another sustained critical injuries in a collusion of motorbike and truck along the Narayangarh-Muglin road section. According to the information provided by the District Police Office, Chitwan, the deceased has been identified as Rajendra Chaudhary, 35, of Haraicha, Morang. The injured is Murari Prasad Baral, 35, of Bulanju, Sindhuli. Cortically injured Baral
451 houses rebuilt in Gokha under People’s Housing Programme So far a total of 451 families in Gorkha district have got house of their own under the government’s Janata Awas Karyakram (People’s Housing Programme). The Programme was implemented in Gorkha district since 2012/2013. Government would build cost-free modern housing for the marginalized poor families in the country under this scheme. According to the Division
Lawmakers voice various concerns in parliament   Speaking in the ‘zero hour’ of the House of Representatives’ meeting today, lawmakers expressed concern over the growing tendency among the doctors at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) emergency ward of encouraging the patients there to go to the private hospitals for treatment. They drew the attention of the Ministry of Health and Population
Inflation below five per cent: Finance Minister   Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that the inflation would be below five per cent in the coming fiscal year. Responding to queries raised by MPs at the National Assembly today, he said the economic growth rate would be above seven per cent in the current fiscal year, with all the States likely to
Ruins from Lichhavi period discovered in Panchkhal   Ruins of a structure and artefacts from the Lichhavi period have been found at Shreerampati in Panchkhal municipality-7 here. A team from the Departmentof Archaeology found the ancient ruins and the artefacts in course of its study and archaeological excavation of the heritage sites at the place lasting for about two weeks. The team had
Monsoon to take one week more to enter Nepal   Monsoon particularly begins in Nepal from the first week of June. But this time, it has not appeared till June 10. As things appeared differently, its entry is to be delayed by a week. Last year, it started on June 8. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division’s meteorologist Min Kumar Aryal, atmosphere favourable for the
NepaliSat-1 to travel around Earth from June 17   The Nepali Sat-1, the Nepal’s first satellite launched into space by Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology on April 17 is to go through the Earth’s orbit from June 17. The nano-satellite weighing 1.3 kilos was launched from the Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in the United States. It has been
Nepali rail to get access up to Kolkata   India has agreed to allow two-way operation of Nepali rail service from Biratnagar and Birgunj to Kolkata-Haldiya. The agreement was reached during the third detailed review meeting of the Nepal-India railway service agreement held in New Delhi, India on June 6 and 7. Speaking at a press meet to share about the decisions of the
Musikot declared free of Chhaupadi practice and municipality with full immunization   Musikot municipality has been declared the municipality where the Chhaupadi practice has been eliminated. Chhaupadi is a tradition associated with the menstrual taboo, in the western part of Nepal which prohibits Hindu women and girls from participating in normal family activities while menstruating, as they are considered “impure”. The women are banned from the house
Expectation from Nepal’s high level participation in ILO’s Centenary Session   The International Labour Organisation (ILO), a body of the United Nations Organisation, is celebrating 100 years of its establishment. The ILO was established on the principle that world peace could be achieved only on the basis of social justice. The Heads of State or of Government from across the world have assembled in Geneva of