ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Sunday, December 15Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (December 15, 2019).
Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (December 15, 2019).
Traffic Division to train over 100,000 school students and drivers on traffic rules
In a bid to curb road accidents caused by traffic rule violations, the Metropolitan Traffic Police has decided to train more than 100,000 students and public vehicle drivers on road safety under its campaign “Traffic Ujalo Abhiyan.”
The division will begin its drive from Tuesday, deploying 133 traffic police personnel across all 44 units of the Kathmandu Valley.
Younger generation is ditching network TV for better shows on streaming services
Though television consumption did not change much over the 50 years since the medium came into being, despite the improvement in technology, today things are different.
For the current generation, mobile phones or laptops have many more options. The idiot box is not their cup of tea.
Patients in a Rukum village are returning home untreated as health post lacks manpower
Kol primary health post serves patients from at least six wards in three rural municipalities—Putha Uttarganga, Bhume and Sisne. The facility is fairly well-equipped for a primary care health centre. What it lacks is manpower, as a result of which, many patients are compelled to return home untreated or travel some distance elsewhere in the district.
Construction of building for Madan Bhandari University starts before Parliament endorses its bill
The process has begun to build the campus for Madan Bhandari University of Science and Technology in Chitlang, Makwanpur, even before the federal parliament has approved the bill needed to set up the institution.
Infrastructure Management Committee for the new university started the construction process by setting up a signboard in Thaha Municipality-9 on Thursday. The committee is working to invite bids for the construction within a week.
Concerns over high cost of hiring Nepalis could hamper labour migration to Malaysia
When a group of youths approached a Kathmandu-based recruiting agency for jobs in Malaysia about a month ago, they did not know they were in for a rude shock. They had read and heard that Nepal and Malaysia governments had reached a deal for zero cost recruitment in the Southeast Asian country. But the recruiter was blunt to tell them to go and find any other agency that would send them to Malaysia without charges.