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Barma leads Inter Party Women Network access_timeApril 25

Kathmandu – Neelam Barma of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal was elected the chairperson of the Inter Party Women Network as per its statute.  Likewise, Sabitra Bhusal of CPN (UML) was picked as Vice Chairperson while Kalyani Devi Rijal of N...

Nobody can run away from party unification: Defence Minister Pokharel access_timeApril 24

Kathmandu –Defence Minister and CPN (UML) general secretary, Ishwar Pokharel has said that the UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) could not run away from unification of the two parties.  Addressing a symposium titled 'Present National ...

PM Oli bats for prosperity access_timeApril 24

Kathmandu –Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has committed to end all kinds of irregularities as government was moving ahead on the way to good governance and prosperity.  While inaugurating the Madan Bhandari Memorial Park here today, PM Ol...

Hopes for peace as Kim takes historic step to inter-Korean summit access_timeApril 24

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will walk across the Demilitarized Zone on Friday for a historic summit with the South's President Moon Jae-in, the highest-level encounter yet in a whirlwind of nuclear diplomacy.  Pyongyang&...

Kim's 'bitter sorrow' as N. Korea bus crash kills 32 Chinese access_timeApril 24

BEIJING – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed his "bitter sorrow" after dozens of Chinese tourists were killed when a bus they were travelling in plunged off a bridge.  Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Kore...

Van plows into Toronto crowd in 'deliberate' act, leaving 10 dead access_timeApril 24

TORONTO, Canada –At least 10 people have died after a man plowed a white rental van into a crowd of pedestrians in Canada's biggest city Toronto on Monday, in what police dubbed a "deliberate" attack.  The incident took place ...

Nicaragua on knife-edge as protest deaths rise to 27 access_timeApril 24

MANAGUA – Nicaragua was sliding into unchartered territory on Tuesday with protests against longtime President Daniel Ortega swelling to outpace a robust police crackdown in which at least 27 people have been killed.  Nearly a week of u...

George H.W. Bush hospitalized day after wife's funeral access_timeApril 24

WASHINGTON –Former president George H.W. Bush was being treated for a blood infection on Monday, one day after laying his wife Barbara to rest, his office said.  A statement stressed that Bush, 93, was responding to treatment. He was ad...

Thailand volunteers to host Trump-Kim summi access_timeApril 24

BANGKOK – Thailand on Tuesday volunteered to host the hotly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as speculation swirls about the venue.  "Thailand is ready to facilitate and host...

India clinches 8th South Asian Judo Championship access_timeApril 24

Kathmandu – India has clinched the 8th South Asian Judo Championship title, winning both the women's and men's events. The championship concluded on Monday.  The Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 3-2 in the final to win th...

Woman killed in tusker attack access_timeApril 24

Rajbiraj – A woman sleeping in her house was killed by a wild elephant at Theliya of Kanchanrup municipality in the district this morning.  According to Superintendent of Police (SP) Mukesh Kumar Singh, local Durga Devi Yadav, 45, was k...

Leader Singh insists on political unity access_timeApril 24

Kathmandu – The Ratna Rajya Higher Secondary School based in Baneshwar celebrated its 57th anniversary today.  Lawmaker Prakashman Singh attended a programme organised by the school, commemorating the anniversary.  On the occasion...

KMC judicial committee settles all cases access_timeApril 24

Kathmandu – The judicial committee under the Kathmandu Metropolitan City led by its deputy Mayor Hariprabha Khadgi has settled all cases filed in KMC.  The committee so far has settled 60 cases since last April 2017. Khadgi told RSS tha...

District education officer charged under rape case access_timeApril 24

Gulariya, Bardiya – A rape case has been filed against District Education Officer (DEO) Gyanmani Nepal.  A 15 –year – old teenager has accused Nepal of sexual misconduct under the pretext of giving her educational le...

One killed, 19 injured in bus – truck collision access_timeApril 24

Chitwan – One person was killed and 19 passengers were injured in a bus – truck collision this morning at Syauli Bazaar along the Narayangadh – Muglin route.  The District Police Office, Chitwan has identified the deceased as ...

Blood cancer patient seeks financial support access_timeApril 24

Ilam –The family members of a 14 – year – old girl suffering from blood cancer has appealed for financial help.  Ritika Ghimire, 14, from Barbote of Ilam municipality – 4 has been suffering from flood cancer for the past...

NC rolls into national enrolment campaign access_timeApril 24

Damak – At a time of a national campaign which is seeing children of school – going age getting enrolment in schools, Nepali Congress in Damak has taken a decision on sponsoring the study of 10 students up to the higher secondary level.&nbs...

Fire destroys properties valued at Rs 150,000 access_timeApril 24

Kanchanpur – A fire at a private residence on Monday at the Navajagaran block of Beldandi rural municipality – 2 in Kanchanpur has gutted properties estimated at around Rs 150,000.  According to District Police Office, Kanchanpur...

Fire guts property worth around 2 million in Saptari access_timeApril 23

Rajbiraj – Property worth around two million rupees was gutted by fire in two different places of Saptari district today.  The fire started from the house of Surendra Chaudhary of Surunga municipality-1 destroyed three houses. The fire ...

Prince William's wife Kate in hospital in labour access_timeApril 23

LONDON – Kate, the wife of Britain's Prince William, was admitted to hospital in London on Monday in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace announced.  The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child, after Prince George ...