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38% of Nepali population have bank accounts

38% of Nepali population have bank accounts

According to the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), 38% of the Nepali population now have bank accounts compared to 26% six years ago.  As of January 2013, the number of bank…

Chinese version of James Joyce’s novel Finnegan’s Wake becomes a big hit

Chinese version of James Joyce’s novel Finnegan’s Wake becomes a big hit

According to Chinese media, the new translation of James Joyce’s novel Finnegan’s Wake has become a surprising hit in the country. The Chinese version of the novel took eight years…

Three new micro-hydro projects begin operation in Baglung district

Three new micro-hydro projects begin operation in Baglung district

According to the Alternative Energy Promotion Center (AEPC), three micro-hydro projects have begun operation in Baglung district. The projects have a total installed capacity of 155 KW and will begin…

Valley residents reject government’s vaccination campaign

Valley residents reject government’s vaccination campaign

According to media reports, majority of the Kathmandu Valley residents have refused to allow Health Department officials to administer vaccines to their children against Elephantiasis.  The Ministry of Health and…

New York Times suspects Chinese military behind hacking of its systems

New York Times suspects Chinese military behind hacking of its systems

The New York Times (NYT) has reported that the company suspects Chinese hackers, possibly from the country’s military behind the hacking of its computer systems. According to NYT officials, the…

CPN-Maoist to launch people’s movement

CPN-Maoist to launch people’s movement

The CPN-Maoist has announced that it will soon launch a people’s movement to safeguard national sovereignty. The party has also announced that it has the capacity to form a national…

Israel launches air strikes inside Syria

Israel launches air strikes inside Syria

According to US Officials, Israel has launched air strikes against military targets in Syria. The strikes were targeted at convoys believed to contain anti-aircraft weapons bound for Hezbollah militants in…

Laxmi Hospital agrees to provide Rs 5 million compensation to patient’s family

Laxmi Hospital agrees to provide Rs 5 million compensation to patient’s family

The Laxmi hospital in Tanahun district has agreed to provide Rs 5 million in compensation to a patient’s family. According to local media reports, the hospital based in Dumre decided…

Manchester United defeats Southampton 2-1 in English Premier League

Manchester United defeats Southampton 2-1 in English Premier League

Manchester United defeated Southampton 2-1 at home to restore their seven point lead at the top of the English Premier League. Wayne Rooney scored twice to help his club earn…

Study shows vegetarians less likely to die from heart disease

Study shows vegetarians less likely to die from heart disease

A study of 44,500 people in England showed that vegetarians were 32% less likely to die from heart disease. The findings were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.…

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