Women in remote Achham village taking lead roles

KathmanduACHHAM, March 24 -- Suda Devi Majhi, a native woman of Kujeda in Panchadeval Binayak Municipality-4, has been working actively in social work for the last two years. Not only Suda, many wome... Read More

Indian authority obstructs road construction

KANCHANPUR, March 24 -- Indian authorities have obstructed the construction of roads at Bramadev in Bhimdutta Municipality-9, Kanchanpur, stating that the infrastructure was constructed by encroaching... Read More

Tanahu's Byas Municipality tests paragliding flights

TANAHU, March 24 -- A test flight of paragliding has been successfully conducted in Byas Municipality of Tanahu district. Three pilots took off from Siddhi Danda and landed at Archalchaur on Saturday.... Read More

Road upgradation work halted citing insecurity, no payment

SINDHUPALCHOK, March 24 -- Road upgradation work on the Khadichaur-Mude section of the 55-km-long Lamosanghu-Charikot road has been halted since Friday. Gauri Parbati, a construction company responsi... Read More

Painter falls off second floor, dies

Mohali, March 24 -- A 32-year-old painter died on Saturday after falling off the second floor of a building in Jinnah Colony, Kharar. Police said the painter, Chandarpal of Dadumajra, was whitewashing... Read More

Banana farming catching on in Sunsari

ITAHARI, March 24 -- Interest in banana farming has grown amongst farmers in Sunsari district. Ram Kumar Mehta, a local of Rajdhuni, used to cultivate paddy until six years ago, producing 2,800 kilog... Read More

Campaign against casteism

Nepal, March 24 -- A prominent Dalit think tank Samata Foundation has launched a six month-long campaign against caste-based discrimination. The programme was organised to commemorate the Internationa... Read More

Parks and recreation

Nepal, March 24 -- Public parks are an integral part of modern cities. However, most of the parks in the Valley wear a deserted look. What's more, while the population of Kathmandu has increased drast... Read More

A bath in half-a-bucket: Early dry days set in for Bengaluru

India, March 24 -- Across Bengaluru, on the WhatsApp groups of resident welfare associations, the prime topic of discussion is water, or lack of enough of it. At what time will residents receive water... Read More

Construction sector denigrated due to low bidding: FCAN president

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 24 -- The construction sector has been denigrated because of a rising trend of working at low bidding, according to Rabi Singh, president of Federation of Contractors' Associatio... Read More