Stories By 'PRATAP BISTA'
Province 7, Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Province 3 secured semi-final berths in the Sahana Pradhan Memorial Women’s National hockey tournament on Tuesday. Province 7 and the Army team’s entry into last-four was confirmed from Group ‘A’ after the former registered a 2-0 victory over Province 1. Janaki Bhatta put Province 7 ahead in the eighth minute before Nilam Joshi sealed victory with the second goal in the 28th. 
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A local unit in a remote part of Makwanpur district has developed a mobile application that will provide maternity services to pregnant women and postpartum mothers.
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Chhakkali Lama was just 15 years old when a relative, on the pretext of providing a job, trafficked her to a brothel in India. She was forced to work as a prostitute for six years before the brothel owner sent her home after finding out that she had contracted HIV.
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Ram Bahadur Bomjan, who in 2005 earned the media moniker “Buddha boy” for allegedly meditating for months without food, water or sleep, has been accused in the disappearance of four of his followers.
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With the increasing demand of organic honey made from Chiuri, the locals of Chepang village in Makwanpur have started generating good income from bee farming. The locals of Raksirang Rural Municipality sold processed honey worth Rs10.5 million last year, said Dinesh Chepang, a local bee farmer.
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One thousand eight hundred and eighty-one people in Makwanpur district, who were displaced by the 2015 earthquake, do not own a land for rebuilding their homes, according to the District Project Implementation Unit of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).
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