The country’s failure to prioritise fire hazards as compared to other natural ones such as floods, landslides and earthquakes in its comprehensive disaster preparedness mechanism
In the first week of February, a fire broke out in a cotton factory at Balkot in Bhaktapur.
Every year during dry season, fire-induced disasters cause huge loss of properties and render many families homeless in different parts of the country.
Five years ago, the government decided to set up three new universities at the regional level.
Interview with Kedar Bhakta Mathema, former vice-chancellor of Tribhuvan University.
Experts say instead of adding two more universities, the government should invest its focus and budget on improvement of existing ones.
At one of the beds in the general ward of Hospice Nepal in Lagankhel, Amar Nath Ghimire sits up with the aid of pillows cushioned against his back.
The number of people afflicted with cancer is increasing in the country, and if the trend continues, cancer could soon be among Nepal’s main killer diseases.
World Cancer Day is being marked on Wednesday.
Nepal struggles to meet the target of ensuring environment sustainability that focuses on sustainable development, ensuring access to energy and protecting biodiversity
With barley a year remaining to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), the current achievement in the education sector shows that Nepal is far from meeting the targets
As the country prepares to bring down the curtains on Millennium Development Goals, the progress achieved in health sector has been encouraging.
Govt spending pattern in the first half of last 4 fiscal years slow and unproductive
Poor capital expenditure has been a weakness of our budgetary system for years.
The perennial problem of low capital expenditure continued this fiscal as well