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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...

Landslide blocks Siddhartha Highway access_timeMay 14

Rampur, Palpa – A section of the Siddhartha Highway has been blocked by a landslide at Tinau Rural Municipality-3 in Palpa in the wee hours today.  Chief of the District Traffic Police Office, Palpa Prabin Acharya confirmed the highway ...

More than 31 killed in Libya tribal clashes this month access_timeMay 13

TRIPOLI –, May 13, 2018 (AFP)  Fighting between rival tribes that has rocked a southern Libya town for weeks has killed more than 31 people since the beginning of May, a medical source said on Sunday.  Eight of them were killed on ...

Friend of Paris knife attacker arrested in Strasbourg access_timeMay 13

PARIS –A friend of the Chechen-born man who carried out a deadly stabbing attack in Paris on Saturday night has been arrested in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, a source close to the inquiry said Sunday.  The attacker, whom offic...

Kenyan young mothers see quality education as guarantor for children's bright future access_timeMay 13

NAIROBI –Regina Mwangi delayed marriage in order to pursue a career in medicine, which had always been a badge of honor back in the day for women and girls in her ancestral farming village in central Kenya.  Now the mother of two in her lat...

Lightning strike damages eight houses access_timeMay 14

Phalebas, Parbat –Lightning strike damaged eight houses at Bachchha of Bihadi Rural Municipality-1 in Parbat district last night. A six-month-old child was also hurt in the incident.  The child sustaining injuries in the incident is Chi...

Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving country access_timeMay 13

Islamabad –Pakistan has prevented a US diplomat involved in a fatal road accident in Islamabad to leave the country, a move that could further strain the bilateral ties.  Pakistani media showed footage of a US plane at Nur Khan airbase in...

Malaysian PM Mahathir vows to review 'fake news' law access_timeMay 13

KUALA LUMPUR –New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad vowed Sunday to review a controversial law against "fake news" hurriedly passed before the elections and seen as aimed at critics of his scandal-tainted predecessor.  ...

Iran conservatives attack government over nuclear deal access_timeMay 13

TEHRAN – As Iran's foreign minister embarked on a diplomatic tour Sunday to save the nuclear deal, his government faced mounting pressure from hardliners at home who say the West should never have been trusted.  Ayatollah Ali Jannat...

Toilet for differently-abled people constructed at bus park access_timeMay 14

Kathmandu – A differently-abled people friendly toilet has been constructed at the new bus park at Gongabu, the only national bus terminal of the country.  Lhotse Multi-purpose Pvt. Ltd., which has taken the operation of the bus park co...

Publishers and Broadcasters Society formed in Rupandehi access_timeMay 14

Tilottama, Rupandehi – A joint meeting of the chairpersons and executive chiefs of newspapers, FM radio stations and television media based in Rupandehi district has formed the Publishers and Broadcasters' Society, Rupandehi.  The S...

Schools closed for three months with the start of yarsagumba collection season access_timeMay 14

Bajhang – A dozen public schools in the district have closed for about three months with the school-going children joining their parents and other family members in collecting the prized yarsagumba or the caterpillar fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinens...

Flood flattens four houses, blocks road access_timeMay 14

Babiyachaur, Maygdi – Flash flood swept away four houses at Bhurung Tatopani town of Annapurna Rural Municipality in Myagdi district on Sunday evening.  Heavy rain blocked a rivulet above the town triggering the flood. Three more houses...

Woman killed due to storm access_timeMay 14

Dhangadhi – A woman was killed in a powerful storm that lashed Kailali district last night.  Charumati Budha, 56, of Maghigaon, Guariganga Municipality-1, died when the ceiling of her brick and tile house collapsed due to the storm, the Are...

Visit Myagdi Year 2075 commences access_timeMay 14

Babiyachaur, Myagdi – The Visit Myagdi Year 2075 has kicked off in Maygdi district with a goal of promoting tourism.  The Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiated the Visit Myagdi Year 2075 in collaboration with the local level...

Bilateral relations based on mutual benefit: PM Oli access_timeMay 13

Kathmandu – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's State visit to Nepal had taken bilateral relations to a “new height.”  Speaking in a parliament meeting today on public imp...

Egypt's Al Ahly set to face off with Uganda in CAF Champions League tie access_timeMay 13

KAMPALA – Eight-time African Champions Al Ahly of Egypt have arrived in Uganda ahead of a crucial Group A match in the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League against KCCA FC on May 15.  "It is going to be a very ...

Indonesia church attacks kill nine, dozens wounded access_timeMay 13

SURABAYA, Indonesia –A wave of blasts, including a suicide bombing, struck churches in Indonesia on Sunday, killing at least nine and wounding dozens of others in the deadliest attack in years to strike the world's biggest Muslim-majority cou...

S. Korea hails DPRK's pledge to dismantle nuke test site access_timeMay 13

SEOUL –South Korea's presidential Blue House on Sunday hailed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s pledge to dismantle its nuclear test site.  Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesman for President Moon Jae-in, said in a state...

Banda causes partial affect in Jhapa access_timeMay 13

Baniyani, Jhapa – A nation-wide banda called by Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal has partially affected life in the district.  The market remained open and vehicles have started plying after 10:00am.  Meanwhile, the...