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Suspension bridge awaiting repair access_timeSeptember 21

Baitadi –A suspension bridge at Surnaya Rural Municipality in Baitadi has been in dilapidated condition risking lives of people crossing it, but authorities concerned are less concerned.  The bridge is the only means for crossing the Do...

Humla schools supported access_timeSeptember 21

Humla – Two community schools in Kharpunath Rural Municipality, Humla district have received technical assistance from Good Neighbours International and Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre (KIRDRC), Nepal.  Sita Sec...

Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City promotes self-entrepreneurship access_timeSeptember 21

Butwal – The Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City has started to cater training programme to as high as 400 youth for the development of self-employment scheme. In the first phase, a total of 365 youth from all 19 wards of the Sub-Metropolitan City are s...

UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi access_timeSeptember 20

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar – British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.  ...

EU's Tusk: May's Brexit trade plan 'will not work' access_timeSeptember 20

SALZBURG, Austria –  The president of the Europe's council of leaders warned Thursday after talks with Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain's plan for post-Brexit trade arrangements simply "will not work".  Aft...

12 killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslide access_timeSeptember 20

NAGA, Philippines –Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation.  The new tragedy comes...

Uganda's pop star MP 'taken away' by security officers access_timeSeptember 20

KAMPALA –Ugandan pop star turned opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi was taken away by security officers upon arrival at the country's international airport Thursday, his wife Barbie told AFP.  "After landing at Entebbe, security s...

Indra Jatra begins in Bhaktapur access_timeSeptember 21

Madhyapur –The festival with religious and cultural importance, Indra Jatra has kicked off in Bhaktapur from today. Indra Jatra festival falls on the fourth day of the waxing moon in the month of Bhadra as per the lunar calendar. It is celebrated...

Community school begins classes on Civil Engineering access_timeSeptember 21

Palpa – Kalika Community School at Rainadevi Chhahara Rural Municipality in Palpa district has commenced the classes on three-year diploma in Civil Engineering from this year. This is the first of its kind in civil engineering in Palpa.  ...

Two killed in Bhaktapur road incident access_timeSeptember 21

Bhaktapur – Two persons were killed after a bus (Ba 9 Kha 9454) heading to Banepa hit a motorcycle (Ba 80 Pa 6959) from the opposite direction at Suryabinayak in Bhaktapur last night.  Motorcyclist Sudarshan Timalsina, 35, of Panauti in...

Passenger bus accident: 32 injured in Nawalparasi access_timeSeptember 21

Kawasoti – As high as 32 people were injured after a passenger carrying bus met with an accident at Kusunde in Madhyabindu Municipality-11, Nawalparasi last night. The District Police Office, Nawalparasi said that at least 60 passengers were trav...

RJP chief Thakur reiterates his demand for statute amendment access_timeSeptember 21

Parsa – Coordinator of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) Presidium Mahantha Thakur has suggested the government to hold intensive discussions prior to making laws in the future. Thakur was of the view that the ongoing protest by different groups is the...

Laws limiting press freedom to be amended: Speaker Mahara access_timeSeptember 20

Kathmandu –Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara today said some legal provisions that limit the press freedom would be amended.  Referring to amendments to some laws related to right to information made in the past after holding necessary con...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan reaches UAE access_timeSeptember 20

Abu Dhabi  – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday arrived in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for the last leg of his two-nation tour.  Upon his arrival, he was received by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince...

Brazilians opt for budget bulletproofing as economy tanks access_timeSeptember 20

SAO PAULO –Brazilians are as worried as ever about getting shot while driving, but have less money in a stagnant economy to spend on protecting themselves.  Enter the second-hand bulletproof car. Whether to provide genuinely-needed prot...

3 killed, 50 injured as bus overturns in northern India access_timeSeptember 20

NEW DELHI – At least three people have been killed and more than 50 others injured after a private bus veered off a mountain road and overturned in northern India, police said Thursday.  "The bus overturned after it skidded off the...

Japan's Abe wins party leadership election: official access_timeSeptember 20

TOKYO –Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won re-election as leader of his ruling party Thursday, setting him on course to become Japan's longest-serving premier and realise his dream of reforming the constitution.  The 63-year-old conservat...

Boko Haram kills nine villagers in NE Nigeria: militia access_timeSeptember 20

KANO, Nigeria –Nine people were killed and nine others injured when Boko Haram fighters raided two villages in northeast Nigeria, the civilian militia said on Thursday.  Jihadists in pickup trucks attacked Kalari Abdiye and nearby Amarw...

Ryanair chairman gets shareholder slapdown amid strikes access_timeSeptember 20

GORMANSTON, Ireland – Ryanair shareholders delivered a blow on Thursday to the no-frills airline's chairman amid widespread strike action by European staff.  Chairman David Bonderman was re-elected but only with 70.5 percent of the ...

Four children killed as Dutch train hits cargo bike access_timeSeptember 20

THE HAGUE – Four children were killed and two people seriously injured on Thursday in a collision between a train and a cargo bike in the Netherlands, Dutch police said.  The accident happened in Oss, a town near the German border aroun...