Money collected from ECAN fair to be spent on building school infrastructure
Money to be collected from ECAN Educational Fair, 2073 will be spent on building physical infrastructure for a community school in Kaski, said the fair organiser.
The fair being organized by the Educational Consultancy Association of Nepal (ECAN) aims at counselling parents and students interested in abroad study for higher education.
Preparations for the fair has been over, said Milan Tiwari, chairman of Kaski chapter of ECAN. The fair that will run for three days will have a total of 45 stalls.
Educational consultancies, various national educational institutions and official representatives of various colleges and universities in foreign countries like Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America, Denmark, Japan, Germany, Norway, India, Sweden and Finland will participate, said the fair coordinator Ramesh Kumar Thapa. RSS
Test transmission of Khimti-Dhalkebar transmission line starts
Test transmission of Khimti-Dhalkebar transmission line has finally begun with the construction of the transmission line after 11 years of a halt due to various reasons. The construction of the 73- kilometer transmission line will facilitate the import of electricity into Kathmandu from India through Dhalkebar-Khimti-Lamosanghu transmission line, said spokesperson for Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Prabal Adhikari.
International conference on snow leopard kicks off
Forest and Environment Ministers, wild life experts, conservationists and high delegates from 12 countries that host the endangered snow leopard have begun Management Planning Stocktaking Workshop here from today. The workshop is aimed at taking stock of the global efforts and the progress made towards protecting the snow leopard and its habitat. It will also deliberate on the next step towards that end.
Two injured in Dhading bus accident succumb to injuries
Two people, who were injured in bus accident at Pateni village of Khalte in Dhading on Monday, succumbed to their injuries today. The deceased were identified as a local teacher Madhav Adhikari, 45, and five-year-old Santosh Jamarkattel of Khalte. They were receiving treatment at Bir Hospital in Kathmandu where they were referred from Dhading District Hospital following the accident, police said.
Grant agreement reached with quake victims of six VDCs in Dolakha
An agreement has been reached with survivors of the earthquake of April 25, 2015 of six VDCs in the district to provide them with house grants. As per the agreement, quake survivors of Gauri Shankar, Laduk, Orang, Babare, Lapilang and Sahare will be given the grant amount announced for quake victims to rebuild their damaged house, said Bikram Karki, information officer of the District Development Committee, Dolakha.
Australian artist donates Rs 2 million worth of clothes to quake victims
An Australian artist Fedrich Grief has donated approximately Rs 2 million worth of foods and clothes to the earthquake victims of April 25, 2015. The donation amount was collected through various cultural programs he organised in Australia and released to the quake victims through the Frizzey Light Verein Organisation based in Nepal.
The problem of not cutting trees
A forest is a renewable crop, and just like agriculture, one could harvest old trees and then nurture new seedlings to come in the forest floor and grow into a mature forest again (of course subject to environmental limits which can be established through some methods of assessments and planning). But why doesn’t this simple wisdom prevail in Nepal’s forest governance and management circles?
Dr Hemant R Ojha
From Mecca to Baijanathpur
The year 2016 belongs to one Nepali cricketer in particular – Sandeep Lamichhane. The year saw him grow from a boy to a man. His magical leg-spin bowling during the U19 World Cup was praised by some of the greats of world cricket, even drawing comparison to the spin-legend Shane Warne.
ECHO supporting for 'Open Defecation Free Nepal'
Realising the current situation and aiming to combat the problems of community people, ECHO has come forward as one of the key players to support the people in this VDC along with others so that they regain their ‘honor’ and the government of Nepal succeed in its mega plan ‘open defecation free Nepal’.
Hem Raja - Hotel de l' Annapurna
Somebody nudges me. I wake up and look up with bleary eyes at Mr. Shahdev SSJB Rana holding my uniform blazer in his right hand. Had my skin been white, I would have turned cherry red with a mixture of fear and shame at being caught so red-handed. And that too by the person who was second in position in the hotel food chain, only below Princess Helen Shah herself. Before I could blurt anything out at my Managing Director, he whispers, “Lamichhane, next time I will not give this blazer back for you to wear.”
Menstrual taboo outdated
I have seen my sisters and friends isolated and treated in discriminatory manner during their first menstruation cycle. They were not allowed to look at the sun, to touch water source, flower, fruits, any male family member, nor even hear their voice. The activist may claim the situation has changed and I do agree but still during every month my loved ones turns into untouchables beings.
Physicians are humans too!
To err is human. People make mistakes. Clinicians are no exception. But as soon as a patient or a person enters a doctor’s room, he or she forgets that the doctor too is a human being and expects too much from him or her.