Nine arrested for power hooking in Siraha
As many as nine persons were arrested on Thursday on charges of power hooking.
The Nepal Electricity Authority Distribution Center, Lahan led a joint team comprising the police force to arrest the nine individuals who were slapped a fine of Rs 64,000.
The joint team of NEA officials and Nepal Police arrested the people from Narghi, Badahari and Pokharbhinda areas located in the northern part of Siraha, Center's Chief Madhav Prasad Yadav said.
Yadav added that the authorities also confiscated 190 water drawing motor, a fan and LED TV set. The NEA has tightened its monitoring in Lahan which is facing 40.44 per cent of electricity leakage. Last week, the Center detained 19 for stealing electricity. RSS
India's Anshu Jamsenpa sets new record atop Mt Everest
An Indian woman from Arunachal Province in India has set a new record in mountaineering history by climbing the Mount Everest twice within a span of five days. With this, the 37-year-old woman has broken the record of Nepal's Chuurim Sherpa who had scaled the highest mountain in the world twice in a week some years ago.
Butwal fire destroys property worth Rs 80 million
Property worth around Rs 80 million was reduced to ashes in a fire that broke out on Monday night at a building housing two drug stores in Butwal Sub- Metropolitan City-8, Rupandehi.
- Where people cross border to fetch water
Menopause at earlier age may impact heart disease risk
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, indicates that postmenopausal women who reached menopause at an earlier age or who never gave birth may be at higher risk for heart disease. Published online in Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), the study of more than 28,000 women without heart disease over an average of 13.1 years suggests that for every additional year at which a woman entered menopause, the risk of heart failure decreased by about 1 percent.
- Mobile sets given to Dang farmers to help reduce climate change impact
Oops! Deuba does it again
Deuba and Dahal have made a mockery of the constitutional provision of impeachment as a weapon of last resort with its preemptive registration as a tactical move to stop CJ Karki from delivering justice. This will set a bad precedent and there will be more such tactical use of impeachment in the future considering how justices at the SC are being appointed in political quotas in recent times.
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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Jhamsikhel as I knew
Hari-ko-pasal, right at the said junction used to be the place to buy any household item ranging from food grains and other household items. There was nothing that he did not have. Most often he loved keeping his customers waiting, more so if they were younger. He kept his client engaged with jokes and tole gossip.
Empowering local bodies
It is common to rent a room or two based on nothing more than a verbal contract. There are two types of owners. There are many who rent legal properties informally and those who rent out illegally built ones. The rental space demand is so much that owners openly flout bylaws by building more number of floors than approved. It is difficult, as it is, to bring both type of owners within the system.
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.