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9 killed in truck-bus collision in central India access_timeMay 21

NEW DELHI –At least nine people were killed and 20 others injured in a collision between a truck and a bus in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday.The accident occurred near Guna district, some 200 kms from state capital...

China's Queqiao satellite carries "large umbrella" into deep space access_timeMay 21

XICHANG, Sichuan Province –The relay satellite, launched Monday for China's Chang'e-4 lunar probe, is carrying the largest communication antenna ever used in deep space exploration, according to Chinese experts.  The launch of...

Trump 'demands' probe of alleged spying on his campaign access_timeMay 21

WASHINGTON –US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issu...

Province 7 CM pledges security of investment access_timeMay 21

Kailali –Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta has said the province government has been moving ahead with policy-level commitment to ensure investment securities.  Inaugurating the 59th branch of the Gandaki Development Bank in Dh...

Rule of criminals, corrupt people will end: Home Minister Thapa access_timeMay 21

Bhaktapur –Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today said that people's rule would be established by ending the rule of hooligans, criminals and corrupt people. Referring to a clampdown on a syndicate in transportation by the government, he said ...

Four girls drown in water pond in Rupandehi access_timeMay 21

Lumbini –Four girls drowned in a water pond in Lumbini Sanskritik Municipality-11 in Rupandehi today. They drowned in course of taking a bath in the Naukhaniya Pond based in Masina Gadidiya. The Area Police Office, Lumbini confirmed the tragic de...

Rastrakabi Ghimire hospitalised access_timeMay 21

Kathmandu –Rastrakabi (national poet) Madhav Prasad Ghimire has been admitted to Grande International Hospital.  According to the family source, he was hospitalized a week ago and is being treated at a high care unit as he was diagnosed w...

Illegal opium cultivation flourishing in Nalgadh of Jajarkot access_timeMay 21

Jajarkot –Illicit cultivation of opium poppy is gradually flourishing in the Nalgadh Municipality in Jajarkot district. Locals here are found attracted to opium cultivation with the hope of getting a good return for small investment. A large sect...

Employees at Rukum's rural municipality deprived of pay for nine months access_timeMay 21

Rukum – Employees at Putha Uttarganga Rural Municipality of Rukum East have complained of deprivation of remunerations for the past nine months. Officiating Chief Administrative Officer denied endorsing salary under various pretext, they compl...

Effective enforcement of vehicle act still awaited access_timeMay 21

Kathmandu –Effective enforcement of Motor Vehicles and Transport Management Act-2049 BS is lacking. Some provisions dictated by the Act have been violated as found by a recent field monitoring carried out in a joint coordination with the Central ...

6 jawans killed in IED blast in Naxal-prone Dantewada access_timeMay 21

Dantewada/Raipur – At least six jawans of Chhattisgarh Armed Force and District Force were killed and two were injured in a high intensity Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast on a police vehicle, in Chhattisgarh’s Naxal-prone Dantewada ...

Venezuela's Maduro eyes second term despite economic woes access_timeMay 20

CARACAS – Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro...

Fire guts property worth Rs 2.5 million access_timeMay 21

Babiyachour, Myagdi – Fire broke out at the house of Jagindra Bhandari of Khadkamare of Raghugang rural municipality-2 this morning, gutting property worth Rs 2.5 million.  According to Bhagawati Police Post, the fire started due to sho...

President presenting government policies and programmes at 16 hrs today access_timeMay 21

Kathmandu –President Bidya Devi Bhandari is presenting the government policies and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year (2018/19) in a joint sitting of the Federal Parliament (House of Representatives and National Assembly) at 16:00 pm today.&...

Number of wild buffaloes reaches 441 in Koshi Tappu reserve access_timeMay 21

Inaruwa –The number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve considered a famous habitat for this animal has increased.  The reserve office gave out this information organising a press conference Sunday at its office in Paschim...

Bomb goes off at Ward Chair's house, two injured access_timeMay 21

Damak – An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel in Damak-7 last night. Poudel is the Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7.  Two people including a woman were injured as they were hit by shr...

Fire destroys property worth Rs 30 million access_timeMay 21

Itahari – Goods and property worth at least Rs 30 million were destroyed by fire that broke out at two wholesale cloth stores at the main market in Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-6, Sunsari district.  It is presumed that the fire broke o...

Action against taxis not installing printer metres access_timeMay 21

Kathmandu – The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has started taking action against the taxis operating without installing the printer metre.  The Bureau has swung into action against such taxis flouting the Bureau's notificat...

Water mover machine used to remove encroaching plants in Bishajari Lake access_timeMay 21

Ratnanagar, Chitwan  –The water mover machine has been used for the first time to remove the encroaching plant species from the Bishajari Lake which lies along the bio-corridor inside the Tikauli woods in Chitwam. The lake is enlisted in the...

Gulmi Nepali Congress launches 50-day drive against social ills access_timeMay 21

Gulmi – Nepali Congress, Gulmi has started a drive against social anomalies and aberrations in various places of the district as part of the second phase of its 50 days mega campaign entitled 'Let Us Go to the Village and Enjoy in Village Its...