Woman falls off tree to death
A woman has fallen to death from a tree that she had climbed to cut green leaves for her cattle.
Deurupa Khadka, 34, of Simli-1 in Rukum was seriously injured after falling from a tree on Tuesday. She succumbed to her injuries while undergoing treatment in Kathmandu.
From the District Hospital, Salle, she was referred to Nepalgunj and from there to the capital for treatment, according to local resident Ramesh Dangi. RSS
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Jaywalkers to be slapped fines from May 15
Speaking at an awareness campaign launched by the Division to minimize the road accidents, Acting Police Commissioner DIG Bom Bahadur Bhandari argued that the road accidents would significantly come down if both the pedestrians and the drivers observe caution in zebra crossings. Similarly, Pranam Bhandari opined that the road accidents take place due to the stray animals on the road.
Dristi Eye Care center established in Kathmandu
A modern eye care center employing American eye care system has come into operation at Kalanki in the capital from Friday. Senior ophthalmologist Dr Ram Prasad Pokharel and senior artists Madan Krishna Shrestha and Haribansha Acharya inaugurated the Dristi Eye Care Center operated by Distri Eye Care System.
Low dose of snake antivenom effective: Research
A research conducted jointly by the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan and senior physicians Dr Bijaya Poudel, Dr Kalidas Adhikari, Prof Dr Sanjib Sharma and Dr Chhabilal Thapa at Bharatpur Hospital confirmed that only 30 antivenom vials were required during a research to cure snake bite cases against 165 vials required each for the same case earlier.
Science of survival of Taiwanese trekker for 47 days
Liang's survival has showed that human bodies are not like vehicles whose engine immediately shuts down when they run out of gasoline. Once switched to starvation mode his body started to re-allocate resources to buy him time to find some food and ultimately must have allocated energy only for brain, heart and kidneys, according to the doctors.
Challenges for reconstruction
One of the major challenges faced in the reconstruction process of Nepal is the absence of elected local government. Lack of government in local level was reflected in the major pre-disaster and post-disaster events, where it took months to reach the affected region and still no widely-accepted data is available. In the absence of an elected local government, top-down approach of governance has its own accountability deficit.
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Making sense of Adityanath's rise in Modi's India
The most notorious incitement of communal hatred by Adityanath was his exhortation to 'kill ten woh log ['them' meaning Muslims]' rather than knocking the doors of legal system 'if one Hindu is killed' in riots.
Kathmandu means so much to me, and it looks like for people who promise to be the agent of change for the better, their own names mean a lot. A lot more than Kathmandu it seems.
Identity and nationhood
Whoever says nationhood is not important would be lying. For example, belonging to a particular nation may give certain advantages to a person that one belonging to another nation would not get.
Traffic Police in Kathmandu
As busy and hassling as the traffic system in Kathmandu is, the Traffic Police here have to handle an equally strenuous job. Over 1,400 traffic officers in and around the Kathmandu Valley battle against the pestering traffic and air pollution each day.
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.