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Gaza toll rises to 59 with more protests against Israel planned access_timeMay 15

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories – Fresh protests were expected Tuesday a day after Israeli forces killed 59 Palestinians during clashes and protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem in the conflict's bloodi...

Nerpa clinches Anup Memorial Gold Cup access_timeMay 15

Khotang – Nerpa has clinched the Anup Memorial Gold Cup Football Tournament after defeating Buipa Service Society in the final held at the Matikore ground in Dikktel on Sunday.  Nerpa from Rupakot Majhuwagadi municipality – 6 won th...

Cabbies in Pokhara undergo hospitality training access_timeMay 15

Pokhara – The cabbies in Pokhara have gone through hospitality training under a programme aimed at giving them basic tourism related lessons.  Around 70 taxi drivers were given the training as they are the first to come into contact with ...

Gale-force wind triggers fire access_timeMay 15

Kanchanpur –Fire broke out at four different locations from electric short circuits triggered by gale – speed winds in Kanchanpur.  The fire inflicted property losses valued at Rs 700,000 killing scores of farm animals. According to...

Four suicide bombers dead in Indonesia police HQ attack: authorities access_timeMay 14

SURABAYA, Indonesia – Four militants on motorcycles blew themselves up at a police headquarters in Indonesia's second city Surabaya on Monday, police said, wounding at least 10 people including officers a day after a deadly wave of suicide bo...

Over 8,000 affected by flash floods in southern Sri Lanka access_timeMay 14

COLOMBO –Over 8,000 people were affected as heavy rains caused flash floods in Sri Lanka's southern districts of Galle and Kalutara last Sunday, the Disaster Management Center said in a statement on Monday.  Spokesperson for the cente...

41 people killed in storms across India access_timeMay 14

NEW DELHI – At least 41 people were killed and many others injured across India after dust storms, thunderstorms and rain accompanied by gusty winds hit many states including Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and the national capital New...

Syria talks renew in Astana amid growing regional fears access_timeMay 14

ASTANA, Kazakhstan – Negotiators from Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on Monday, hoping to make progress on a political settlement in Syria as diplomatic tensions fan out across the region.  The two-day...

90 accused in rhino poaching at large: CNP access_timeMay 14

Chitwan – Ninety persons accused of involvement in poaching of rhinos and smuggling parts of this animal from the Chitwan National Park (CNP) and its surroundings are on the loose, said the CNP.  Other 150 convicts in various cases of r...

Constitution itself has directed foreign policy of Nepal: Minister Gyawali access_timeMay 14

Kathmandu – Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has said that the constitution itself has directed the foreign policy of Nepal.  He said, "Foreign Policy of Nepal will be taken ahead keeping the national interest and...

Province 3 SA member Lamichhane passes away access_timeMay 14

Bhaktapur –Province 3 State Assembly (SA) member Hari Sharan Lamichhane passed away this afternoon in course of treatment for brain hemorrhage at the Kathmandu Medical College, Sinamangal. The 51-year-old leader was admitted to the hospital on...

Prime Minister Oli stresses on pro-people, transparent public administration access_timeMay 14

Kathmandu – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the government wants to take the country towards the path of rapid development, prosperity and equality.  Receiving a report presented by the High-Level Federal Administrative Restructur...

Finance Minister assures of pro-socialist budget access_timeMay 14

Kathmandu – Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said that preparations are underway to bring the socialism-oriented budget as per the spirit of the constitution.  In his replies to queries raised by the National Assembly (upper ho...

Home Minister insists on syndicate elimination access_timeMay 14

Pokhara – Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has insisted on the need for eliminating a system of syndicate for good governance and peace and security in the country and people's conveniences.  Speaking at a press meet organised by the...

New leadership must in NC: Leader Koirala access_timeMay 14

Biratnagar –Nepali Congress leader Dr Shekhar Koirala has said that a new leadership in the party was must to make the party strong.  At a press conference organised by Morang chapter of Nepal Press Union at Biratnagar today, Koirala sa...

Biplav group forcibly liberates arrested cadre access_timeMay 14

Tripurakot, Dolpa –A cadre of Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav group) who was arrested by the police during the Nepal banda on Sunday was forcibly set free(by the party).  A group of five party cadres led by pa...

PM Oli inquires about Lamichhane's health access_timeMay 14

Bhaktapur – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inquired about health condition of Hari Sharan Lamichhane, Province Assembly member of province no 3.   Lamichhane is undergoing treatment at Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) Hospital, Sinamang...

Nepal Day marked in Germany, issues of economic prosperity discussed access_timeMay 14

Kathmandu – Authorities concerned and experts have held a discussion in Germany on finding ways to achieve economic prosperity following conclusion of election of all three levels in Nepal.  They met at the 29th Annual Nepal Day Confere...

Province-3 cabinet meeting-decisions access_timeMay 14

Hetauda – A cabinet meeting held under chairmanship of Chief Minister of Province no 3, Dormani Poudel, today passed Administration Reforms Procedures-2075 and Theoretical Procedures of Budget Appropriation 2018/19.  Minister for Econom...

Suryabinayak Municipality recruits town police access_timeMay 14

Bhaktapur –The Suryabinayak Municipality in Bhaktapur has recruited the town police for the supervision of municipality area. According to Municipality chief Basudev Thapa, 11 people have been recruited and they are under training. Suryabinaya...