Second hunting season begins in Dhorpatan
The second hunting season has begun in Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. The reserve has provided permission to hunt 10 Himalayan Blue Sheep (Naur) and 3 Himalayan Tahr (Jharal) for this season. Foreign tourists are arriving here for hunting as this is the only reserve area where licensed hunting is allowed for foreigners.
The Wild Life Safari, Himalayan Safari, Global Safari and Track and Trails were given permission for hunting in this session. These agencies will invite the interested tourists for hunting in the season.
According to the Chief of the reserve, Ananath Baral, hunter will have to pay over Rs 1.3 million to hunt one Himalayan Tahr.
The reserve has been divided into several blocks, including Fagune, Barse, Dogadhi, Ghustung, Seng and Sundaha for hunting.
The hunters can stay up to 21 days in the reserve for hunting. People from the USA, Russia, Spain and France are arriving in the reserve for hunting.
The session will run until end of April. The reserve collects notable amount of revenue through the hunting. RSS
Beijing delivers 100,000 more newborns in 2016
About 100,000 more babies were born in Beijing hospitals last year compared with 2015, local authorities said Wednesday. According to the city's health and family planning commission, Beijing had about 280,000 newborns in 2016, an increase of 62 percent from 2015. About 30 percent of the newborns were not the first child in their families.
Drinking water project launched in Lamjung
A mega drinking water project of Rs 280 million is to be launched in district headquarters, Besisahar. The Besisahar Drinking Water and Sanitation Users Committee took the initiative for the project. The Committee shared that project was initiated on the co-funding of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and the Department of Sewerage.
Baitadi locals still unaware of health insurance
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Canal constructed at Rs 80m in Nawalparasi
The construction of Tokre canal in Devchuli municipality of Nawalparasi has been completed. The canal was constructed with the World Bank funding of around Rs 86.6 million with people's mobilization. This is the second largest canal in the district after Gandak canal, informed Chief of Nawalparasi Irrigation Development Division Office, Chudaraj Dhakal.
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Being a social worker in Nepal
Nepal, going through political transition, is in dire needs of right and professional practices of social work to take the country on sustainable path. Social work professionals, practitioners and educators facilitate and work within communities to highlight and create actions to enhance and/or to protect the environment in which the communities live.
Jai Kumar Sah
On behalf of Rabindra Mishra, unofficially
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Traffic Police in Kathmandu
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Menstrual taboo outdated
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