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Bill presented in Gandaki State SA access_timeJanuary 21

Pokhara–In a session of State Assembly of Gandaki State today, a bill relating to the establishment and operation of Gandaki State Academy of Science and Technology was presented. State minister for industry, tourism, forest and environment Bi...

108 Chhaugoth demolished access_timeJanuary 21

Doti–A total of 108 Chhaugoths in three rural municipalities in Doti district have been demolished with support of police and locals. Chhaugoth-- a poorly ventilated hut managed for menstruating women--are made to stay for at least the first five...

0ver 30,000 homes without power after wild thunderstorms lash Australia's east coast access_timeJanuary 21

SYDNEY–A mammoth clean-up has been underway since Tuesday after freak thunderstorms lashed Australia's east overnight, leaving around 30,000 homes without power. Rolling through Canberra in the afternoon, the monster storm system that saw ...

Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands of war missing are dead access_timeJanuary 21

COLOMBO– Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has acknowledged for the first time that more than 23,500 people missing for a decade since the end of the country's protracted Tamil war are dead. Rajapaksa, who played a key role in the mil...

Group believed to have succumbed to suffocation identified access_timeJanuary 21

Hetauda–Eight Indian tourists who were believed to have died from suffocation at Panorama Resort based in Daman of Thaha municipality-4 in Makwanpur earlier today have been identified. They might have died from asphyxia as they went to beds ke...

Orange farming changes face of entire settlement access_timeJanuary 21

Palpa–Bahundanda at Amlabas which lies in the Rainadevi Chhahara rural municipality-4 in Papla is home to 30 households. The identity of the village does not end here as it has something special to indentify itself in particular as it now earns t...

Suffocation kills 8 Indian tourists in Daman resort access_timeJanuary 21

Hetauda–Eight Indian tourists died of suffocation at Panorama Resort at Thaha Municipality-4 in Makawanpur district. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of District Police Office, Makawanpur, Yagya Prasad Bhattarai suspected that the Indian tou...

Health Minister Dhakal inspects Dadeldhura Hospital access_timeJanuary 21

Dadeldhura–Health and Population Minister Bhanubhakta Dhakal has inspected the Dadeldhura Hospital today. On the occasion, Minister Dhakal acquired information on the status of physical infrastructure, human resources, equipment and medicine at t...

Sapkota registers his candidacy for speaker post access_timeJanuary 21

Kathmandu–Leader Agni Prasad Sapkota from the ruling Nepal Communist Party has registered his candidacy to the post of Speaker. Sapkota registered his candidacy this afternoon at Lhotse Hall of Federal parliament Building, New Baneshwor. Deput...

Prime Ministers of Nepal, India jointly inaugurate Integrated Customs Check Post access_timeJanuary 21

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today jointly inaugurated the Biratnagar-based Integrated Customs Check Post through a video conference. Prime Minister Oli from Singha Durbar and Indian Prime Mi...

Rain, snowfall forecasted access_timeJanuary 21

Kathmandu–The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecasted rain and snowfall due to impacts of the westerly low pressure system. According to the Division, there is a possibility of light rainfall in the western parts as well as light to...

Chaarali-Kechana ring road construction begins access_timeJanuary 21

Surunga–The construction of road connecting Chaarali and Kechana along the Mechi highway is gaining momentum, The Division Road Office Damak had signed a contract with Lamar Mabtir World JV for the construction of ring road almost three years ago...

Ward chair dies in motorbike accident access_timeJanuary 21

Rajbiraj–Chairperson of Agnisair Krishna Sabaran Rural Municiplaity-1, Saptari died in a motorbike accident last night. Ward chair Sushil Kumar Chaudhary,.38, lost his life in the fatal accident, confirmed the Area Police Office, Kanchanpur. ...

Upper House passes bill access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu–National Assembly, the Upper House of the Federal Parliament, today passed the 'Federal, State and Local Level (Inter-relation Management) Bill, 2075'. The bill was passed unanimously. Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada p...

Sankata Club, BBC play goalless draw in Martyr's Memorial A-Division League access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu–Sankata Club and Brigade Boys Club (BBC) played a goalless draw in a match today under the Martyr's Memorial A-Division League underway at ANFA Club in Satdobato. With this, both the teams shared one point each. BBC's Bishal ...

State 5 SA main opposition leader dies access_timeJanuary 20

Rupandehi–State 5 State Assembly's main opposition party leader Baladev Sharma Pokhrel has passed away. He was 82. The leader succumbed to cancer he had been struggling with for a year at his Khairiya-based private resident at Tilottama mu...

Dr Tumbahangfe resigns as Deputy Speaker access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu–Deputy Speaker Dr Shiva Maya Tumbahangfe has announced her resignation from her post. Addressing the meeting of the House of Representatives today, she said she has paved the way for the House to carry on its business with the conclusio...

Mahat calls for accepting beneficial foreign assistance access_timeJanuary 20

Kaski–Nepali Congress joint general secretary and former minister Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said a foreign aid and assistance capable of addressing the nation's needs and interest should be accepted. In his address to a press meet organi...

TIA cutting impressive image among passengers, national and international visitors access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu– No sooner Ramesh Prasad Aryal arrived at the arrival lounge at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last Thursday and had a cursory glance around, he said he instantly felt very much 'at home'. "How/why,"...

Visit Nepal Year: one month, one programme access_timeJanuary 20

Galkot–In keeping with the possible spurt in the flow of tourists, hotel entrepreneurs of Baglung have put in place preparation to make their services tourist-friendly. Under 'one month, one programme' campaign, Baglung Tourism Develop...