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Families of migrant workers who died during leave to get financial support

Kathmandu, June 25 -- The Foreign Employment Board has decided to distribute compensation to the families of 104 migrant workers who died in Nepal while on leave or during treatment when their work pe... Read More


Household air pollution increases risk of cataract and other eye diseases

Kathmandu, June 14 -- Household air pollution is not only affecting the respiratory system but also causing eye diseases in residents, a latest study shows. The study conducted by Dhulikhel Hospital ... Read More


Roadworthiness test for e-scooters irks riders, promoters and sellers

Kathmandu, June 13 -- Four years ago, Umesh Shrestha bought three electricity-powered scooters, for personal and official purposes, in the immediate aftermath of the 2015 border blockade that caused a... Read More


Nepali workers building World Cup infrastructure in Qatar continue to be exploited

Kathmandu, June 11 -- Qatar's appalling treatment of migrant workers, a significant number of whom are Nepalis, has surfaced once again in an investigation by a German broadcaster. An investigative r... Read More


Government plan to introduce tourism activities in protected areas alarms conservationists

Kathmandu, June 10 -- The government's plan to introduce tourism activities inside protected parks of the country for revenue generation has alarmed conservationists who say such interventions could c... Read More


Government's plan to introduce tourism activities in protected areas alarms conservationists

Kathmandu, June 10 -- The government's plan to introduce tourism activities inside protected parks of the country for revenue generation has alarmed conservationists who say such interventions could c... Read More


Another pre-monsoon windstorm hits western Nepal, leaving two dead

Kathmandu, June 8 -- Two people were killed and over a hundred injured as a raging windstorm tore through three districts in western Nepal-Kailali, Kanchanpur and Bardiya-on Thursday evening. Bir Baha... Read More


Another windstorm hits western Nepal

Kathmandu, June 8 -- Two people were killed and over a hundred injured as a raging windstorm tore through three districts in western Nepal-Kailali, Kanchanpur and Bardiya-on Thursday evening. Bir Baha... Read More


Petition filed at top court to stop illegal mining in Sunkoshi River

Kathmandu, June 7 -- A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court asking government bodies to stop illegal and excessive mining of sand, aggregate and boulders from Sunkoshi River. Advocate Pa... Read More


Community-managed forests reduce deforestation and poverty: Study

Kathmandu, June 6 -- Nepal's community-managed forestry, which has earned global praise for conserving forest and increasing the green cover, has also contributed in poverty reduction, a latest study ... Read More