Helping children enjoy meditation

Starting a meditation practice at an early age prepares children both mentally and physically for growing up

Ben Xing (Simon Manase Masauko)

Few undertaking health screening

The desk was set up after the recent spread of coronavirus in India

Kishor Budhathoki

Nepali state, organizations remain highly vulnerable...

While almost every organization looks for ways to provide digital services, they are less bothered about making their online systems secure. There are also no strict cyber laws to prevent misuse of data

Nishan Khatiwada

Not all disabilities are equal in Nepal

The leaders of the disability movement are mostly from upper castes and those with physical disabilities as opposed to intellectual disabilities

Henrik Schedin

Goods being smuggled into eastern Nepal from India

Smugglers have started using new means of transport after the APF increased surveillance at border checkpoints and went on high alert

Kishor Budhathoki

Doctor arrested for sexual assault

Police have arrested a doctor working at the Chhinnamasta Hospital in Rajbiraj of Saptari on charges of sexually abusing a patient under the pretext of treatment

Manohar Pokharel

Reading their way out of lockup

There’s a decent sized library of sorts at the police station in Nawalpur with over 500 books, both in English and Nepali. The books have been donated by local authorities, police and community folks। Photo courtesy: District Police Office, Nawalparasi...


Indian family arrested for acquiring fake Nepali citizenship

Six members of an Indian family have been arrested in Saptari for acquiring Nepali citizenships by submitting false details. Their citizenships have been annulled

Manohar Pokharel

Want to give up meat? Here’s how

There are a lot of upsides to a vegetarian diet and therein lies its allure. A vegetarian diet lowers the risk of many non-communicable diseases, like stomach ulcers and other gastrointestinal issues, as well as various cancers. Studies suggest a meatless...


Only 20 percent budget spent in eight months

Only 20 percent of the development budget has been spent till February of the current fiscal year, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General's Office, Kailali

Shivaraj Bhatta

Kathmandu valley: In the dilemma of horns

The CBS’s Environment Statistics of Nepal 2019 shows that areas with heavy traffic, commercial areas, residential areas, and industrial areas in Kathmandu valley all exceed their respective WHO noise pollution limits। Photo: The Guardian

Sunny Mahat

Connecting Nepal, India and China

A section of the under-construction Galchi-Trishuli-Malung-Syafrubensi-Rasuwagadhi road. Photo: Devchandra Bhatta

Devchandra Bhatta

The slippery slope of self-medication

Pharmacists around the valley confessed that on a daily basis they have more people coming to buy medicines without a doctor’s prescription than with one. And they aren’t just buying paracetamol or anti-diarrheal pills. More often than not, it’s antibiotics,...


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