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.
Budget draws mixed reactions
Leaders from various political parties, former finance ministers and business community have given their mixed reactions over the new budget the government unveiled on Saturday. Chairman of the ruling partner CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal said the government has done its best to bring the balanced and pro-people budget which would significantly help enforce the constitution and address the matters of reconstruction and peace process.
Govt unveils budget of Rs 1.05 trillion for 2016/17
Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel today unveiled the budget of Rs. 1.048 trillion for the fiscal year 2016/17 before the Legislature- Parliament. The budget for the fiscal year will prioritize on post-earthquake reconstruction, hydropower generation, tourism, urban development and good governance.
Finance Minister presents budget for fiscal year 2016/17 at House ( Major Highlights)
Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel has presented the annual budget for the upcoming fiscal 2016/17 before the Legislature-Parliament today. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held late Friday evening at the Prime Minister's official residence Baluwatar, decided to present the budget on the scheduled time, according to Government Spokesperson and Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai.
Govt allocates budget for holding local bodies' poll
Finance Minister Bishnu Poudel has presented the annual budget for the upcoming fiscal 2016/17 before the Legislature-Parliament today. He said that the government has allocated the budget for the local polls to be held on mid November- mid December this year
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.
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.