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PM Oli off to Cambodia from Viet Nam access_timeMay 13

Hanoi– Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has left for Cambodia after wrapping of his five-day official visit to Viet Nam this morning. Prime Minster had arrived Viet Nam on May 9 at the official invitation of Vietnamese Prime Minster Nguyen Xu...

Immigrant agents arrest 280 at Texas tech repair company access_timeApril 4

 DALLAS– Immigration agents have arrested nearly 300 people at a North Texas technology company in what authorities say is one of the largest enforcement actions of its kind in a decade. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says feder...

PM Modi donates Rs 21 lakh from personal savings for welfare of Kumbh sanitation workers access_timeMarch 6

New Delhi– Prime Minister Narendra Modi has donated Rs 21 lakh from his personal savings to the Kumbh Safai Karamchari Corpus Fund (KSKCF). The funds donated by him will be spent on welfare activities for Kumbh sanitation workers.  On F...

Bajura folk reeling under water crisis access_timeJanuary 17

  Bajura– A total of 72 households at Jera village in Swamikartik Khapar Rural Municipality in Bajura district are reeling under severe drinking water problems. For lack of sufficient water supply, the villagers are forced to make long li...

Rice production increases by 12% in Province 1 access_timeDecember 10

Biratnagar–Rice production in Province 1 this year increased by 12 per cent compared to the previous year.  According to the Regional Agriculture Directorate Office, Biratnagar, a total of one million 241 thousand 639 metric tons of rice wa...

172 flood-hit families given relief assistance access_timeDecember 6

Martadi – The flood-hit families at Rila village in Badimalika Municipality-4 of Bajura district have been provided with relief materials by different social organizations on Wednesday.  The representatives of the municipality and socia...

International Sagarmatha (Mt Everest) Day observed access_timeMay 29

Kathmandu – The International Sagarmatha Day main celebrations committee awarded various people and organisations having contributions to the mountaineering sector amidst a programme here today.  Nepal Mountaineering Instructor Associat...

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...