Missing plane yet to be found
The Nepal Airlines plane believed to have crashed in Arghakhanchi district while flying from Pokhara to Jumla has not been found yet. Five teams of Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force from Gulmi and Arghakhanchi have not been able to locate the suspected crash site despite search operations for the past four hours. According to police, a rescue team has left for Murakot after concluding its search operation in Khidim VDC of Arghakhanchi.
Ex-president Yadav stresses on stable constitution
Former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav has underscored the need for a stable constitution for doing away with political complexities. Speaking in a conversation with the students of Baghchaura Higher Secondary School in Dhanusha district today, the Yadav said that that stability should be given to the constitution by addressing dissatisfactions of the Madhesis.
Unity utmost to institutionalize republicanism: Minister Rai
Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai has stressed on unity among the political parties and people to institutionalize the republicanism as such unity was seen during the establishment of republic. Speaking in an 'awareness-raising song conference' jointly organized by the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Radio Nepal on the occasion of the Republic Day 2073 BS here in the capital today, Rai said institutionalizing the republican system is a common duty of all.
Obama becomes 1st US president to visit Hiroshima bomb site
Barack Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Obama touched down in Hiroshima after completing talks with world leaders at an international summit in Shima, Japan.
Parties still at odds over parliamentary special hearing committee
The ruling and the opposition parties are still at odds on how many members should constitute the parliamentary special hearing committee (SHC), further delaying the formation of the important committee. Both sides remained rigid in their stance over the numbers as the ruling CPN (UML) and CPN-Maoist (Centre) are strongly advocating for a 15-member committee while the opposition Nepali Congress is pushing for 75 members.
Nepali Congress condemns industrialist Kedia's kidnapping
Nepali Congress (NC) has condemned the abduction of Kedia organization's Executive Director Suresh Kumar Kedia by an unidentified gang on Thursday evening. The assailants had also thrashed Kedia's driver. Chief of NC central office secretary Krishna Prasad Poudel today issued a press statement condemning the incident.
The Constitution is Not a Magic Elixir
Since federalism is a demand so closely tied to the new Constitution, this is not something both sides seem willing to give up on. Neither, however, do they seem to be able to come up with a mutually satisfactory solution. Nepali politics is adept at stonewalling, and this is something that could potentially continue for the next half century, in the manner of Burma, which is dealing with the exact same promise made of federalism to ethnic minorities, but which never came to fruition.
Was the Human Rights Watch report biased?
No analysis was done on how the killings in the Terai were triggered by the political action of the Morcha, including its decision to impose a destructive, human rights violating blockade on the entire country. But without this analysis, we are fated to repeat history.
Pain that speaks
Without understanding why I was crying, the poor child would wipe the tears off my eyes. But I could sense that she took it as role play where she became my mamma and I her baby. "Everything will be ok. Don’t worry," she would say in her limited speech. But I could not tell her that what was aching me was the fear of having to leave her midway of our journey, of leaving her grow in the absence of her mother.
Make Your Intention Prevention
Many of these infections can be prevented when simple practices are used in hospitals and OPDs. The single most important way to prevent hospital-acquired infection is proper hand washing. The hands of nurses and doctors could become common sources of infection as they touch many things in the hospital as well as patients themselves.
Dr Andrew Trotter
A right time to look for alternative fuel
Nepal’s march to cleaner energy is not only expected but essential as an alternative to petroleum products is strongly felt among public and political circle.
I'm with Dr KC, are you?
Since the past few years, KC has fought to bring reforms in Nepal's medical education sector. As a medical student myself, I understand and fully support the demands raised by him.