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Freed Kamaiyas in Kanchanpur await 'just' rehabilitation 
Freed Kamaiyas in Kanchanpur await 'just' rehabilitation  Over two decades into the abolition of the Kamaiya system (bonded labour), freed Kamaiyas are...
Garbage crisis: ‘Teku waste to be managed within two days’
Garbage crisis: ‘Teku waste to be managed within two days’ The solid waste collected from the Kathmandu Valley had been temporarily managed at Teku for...
Maoist students launch 'Save TU campaign'
Maoist students launch 'Save TU campaign' As part of the symbolic programme, the students want to open the university for 24...
Kanchanpur grapples with rising drug abuse
Kanchanpur grapples with rising drug abuse Youths carrying drugs such as brown sugar, hashish, and nitro vet are arrested on a...
The tale of Nepal-made Double Black and Jack Daniel’s
The tale of Nepal-made Double Black and Jack Daniel’s Are you a connoisseur of foreign whiskey, the import of which is currently banned in...
Beautification of Bagmati banks - it's finally beginning to happen
Beautification of Bagmati banks - it's finally beginning to happen From river-side paths and parks to new football grounds in Kupondole, here's a quick list...
Concerns over vandalism on TU campus
Concerns over vandalism on TU campus Lawmaker Pradeep Gyawali condemned vandalism on TU campus, demanding action against culprits
Education boosts self-confidence of adult women 
Education boosts self-confidence of adult women  The Ujyalo Alternative School has become a hub for those who were deprived of basic...
Why multiple-use plastic bags are better than the rest
Why multiple-use plastic bags are better than the rest Studies show plastic bags are far more eco-friendly than paper or textile bags
KMC Mayor Balen Shah seeks private companies’ help to collect garbage
KMC Mayor Balen Shah seeks private companies’ help to collect garbage Garbage is being managed in collaboration with private companies in all wards except nine wards.
Three killed in Chitwan road accidents
Three killed in Chitwan road accidents The two youths breathed their last at Chitwan Medical College during their treatment
Red Cross Society helps collect garbage in Kathmandu
Red Cross Society helps collect garbage in Kathmandu A total of 50 volunteers associated with Nepal Red Cross Society, Kathmandu branch, are involved...
Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash
Nepal's holy Bagmati River choked with black sewage, trash To clean the water naturally, by the grace of god, there needs to be huge...
Thinner poly bags ban comes into effect, but concerns remain
Thinner poly bags ban comes into effect, but concerns remain Urban centres in Nepal now produce approximately 350 tons of plastic wastes every day
Garbage impasse: 1,800 truck loads of garbage on capital's streets
Garbage impasse: 1,800 truck loads of garbage on capital's streets KMC officials say various political parties including those in government are creating hurdles
Mahottari woman set on fire by spouse dies in Kathmandu hospital
Mahottari woman set on fire by spouse dies in Kathmandu hospital Pramila had massive burn injuries including both hands and legs while her mother has sustained...
Eight police personnel injured in Rasuwa scuffle
Eight police personnel injured in Rasuwa scuffle The scuffle occurred when irate protestors attempted to vandalise vehicles owned by the hydropower project
New campaign to stop Kaligandaki encroachment
New campaign to stop Kaligandaki encroachment With unplanned urbanisation along its banks, concerns over Kaligandaki banks' encroachment have grown in recent...
Tarakeshwor murder investigations still on, say police
Tarakeshwor murder investigations still on, say police Mobile phones and facebook accounts of the deceased couple have been sent to the police...
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