KATHMANDU, June 25: In a controversial move, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) to allow convicted senior captain Subarna Awale to resume working as pilot. Awale was earlier fined Rs 10 million by the Kathmandu District Court for misusing foreign currency.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The government’s preparations to bar professionals other than civil servants from competing for the post of joint-secretary has been criticized from various quarters.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Even three years after the 2015 earthquakes, many victims in the Kathmandu Valley remain deprived of the housing grant of Rs 300,000 due to the “National Reconstruction Authority’s inaction” in resolving the land ownership disputes.

KATHMANDU, June 25: The Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) failed to provide the detailed results of the Secondary Education Examinations (SEE) even on Sunday, a day after the results were made public. According to OCE officials, detailed SEE results will be possible only after about a week.

SIRAHA, June 25: As the monsoon advances, Pashupati Mukhiya recalls the heavy flooding of last year. A local of Kalyanpur-2 of west Siraha, he bitterly remembered the heavy losses he had to bear after floods in Kamala, Lohajara and Ghuri rivers inundated his village and washed away cattle, crops and destroyed properties.

Women head back to Chhaupadi sheds

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SURKHET, June 25: Anita Sharma of Chaukune Rural Municipality-6, Bhabar is a 12th grader in a local school. She got married three years ago. Being a student, she is well aware that it's not right to stay in Chhaupadi sheds during periods. But still she is compelled to stay there for five days of menstruation due to the fear of 'angering' the gods.

KHOTANG, June 25: The District Education Coordination Unit (DECU), Khotang, has restarted the enrollment campaign to bring children, who were left out in the first campaign, to school.

JHAPA, June 25: Dhanamaya Thapa, a resident of Shivasatakshi Municipality, would always worry about her future as she has no formal education. Though peasant’s life would not attract her, she used to think that she had no options. However, her future had something else for her in store.

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MYAGDI, June 24: Free health check-up and specialist service camps have benefitted more than 1,000 persons in Myagdi district last week.