|A child being administered a polio vaccine at Basantapur|
Nepal yesterday administered a nationwide polio immunization campaign. Many polio vaccine centers were setup for easy access of polio drops to the general public.
There are a few basic things that everyone should know about polio:
Indrajatra, one of the major Jatra (festivals) celebrated in the Kathmandu valley is a major occasion for any Newar residing in the valley. All of us belonging to different religions have festivals of our own and celebrate and rejoice them. Any festival celebrated in the country is seen with equal respect. Even the government has announced public holidays for many of the festivals celebrated by people from different clans.
The significance of Indrajatra need not be described to any one, be them be residing inside the valley or not. It is one of the major festivals celebrated in the valley for several days; with chariots of Ganesh, Kumari and Bhairav being taken around many city areas. There had always been a system in which a small amount of budget had been allotted for the occasion.
Rising cost of Foods have been something going unnoticed and uncovered news in recent time. In spite rising cost of daily staples is affecting our daily life nobody seems to taking it seriously and sensing something coming out as a consequence. It is expected that more than 60% of world population believed to be middle class people and constant rise in cost of daily food stuffs is hitting hard to this segment of population demography which leading us towards the imminent revolution “Rice Revolution”. Some minor protest has already started in Philippines, Egypt and it is contagious to our part of world.
World Bank study reveals that rice prices in most of developing countries has risen by almost triple fold and stock of rice has gone down lowest in three decades. It again suggests that there is an even higher chance of increasing rice prices. Global warming has had an adverse effect on production of rice due to uncertain changes in weather. Constant rocketing of Petroleum and fertilizer prices are also one of the key factor in rising cost of production of rice which is ultimately reflected in consumer price. Last year heavy flooding in South Asia has badly hit production of rice in Bangladesh, India where almost 1/3 of total rice production takes place.
This is author’s own mini search and survey and doesnot belong to any kind of data or report.
World’s Largest Minority – gay, lesbian, bisexual are feeling uncomfortable to live their life. Everybody wants to know about them, who are they? what kind of life are they living ? But the unfortune in this knowing is that they just do try to know to them, never let others to know about them.
The soceity now existing is webbed by traditional and conservative mind. The society in future will be built by us, the next generation. If we start to understand and feel them, then it is ovibous their life would be ease in tomorrow. *In the same society, some do draw of his/her nice future and some do struggle just to live his/her present, is it fear ???
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I was going through BBC news and found this topic “Nepal action on Tibet ‘excessive‘” and it is true if you see some youtube.com videos where you can see protesters with blood, Nepalese police using excessive force against the protesters. In this same news there is the following line,
“How can a government that came to power on a wave of public protests against an authoritarian regime, justify crushing peaceful protests by Tibetans?”
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