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Two reports presented to President access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–The National Inclusion Commission and the Madheshi Commission today presented their annual reports before President Bidya Devi Bhandari. National Inclusion Commission's Acting chair Bishnumaya Ojha submitted the Commission's ...

11 killed, 20 injured in collision between bus, truck in India's Rajasthan access_timeNovember 18

NEW DELHI–At least 11 people were killed and 20 others injured, some of them critically, Monday in a deadly collision between a passenger bus and a truck in India's western state of Rajasthan, police said. The accident took place in the mo...

Sharad Arvind Bobde sworn-in as 47th Chief Justice of India access_timeNovember 18

NEW DELHI– Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde was on Monday sworn-in as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. New CJI, Bobde, has succeeded Justice Ranjan Gogoi who retired on November ...

TikTok crosses 1.5 billion download mark access_timeNovember 18

 CALIFORNIA–Viral video app, TikTok, has crossed 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, according to the latest Sensor Tower report. TikTok ranks at number three when it comes to the most downloaded ...

12 injured in road accident in Banke access_timeNovember 18

Ranjha–Twelve persons were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-1 in Banke district today morning. Among the injured ones, Asha Basnet of Dang and Janaki Pun of Kohalpur Municipality as well as a...

Poorly-maintained illegal fences to ward off elephants kill 40 people in Jhapa access_timeNovember 18

Surunga–The illegal electric fences and poorly-maintained sagging electric lines put in various places in Jhapa district to ward off the wild elephants has been a cause for major concern among the local authorities, as they continue to claim the ...

PM inaugurates Upper Trishuli 3 'A' Hydroelectricity Project access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed concern over 'the practice of seeking undue compensation' in the works of development and construction. "The tendency to ask for excessive compensation from the government has b...

Government planning to open Local Development Training Academy in all states access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has shared about the government plan of opening Local Development Training Academy in every state. While inaugurating the 'second international conference on ...

Transit point to be closed access_timeNovember 18

Baitadi–The Jhulaghat transit point in Baitadi district bordering India is to be shut for four days. The District Administration Office Baitadi said the transit point is to be closed from November 22 to 25. The checkpoint is to be shut in view of...

Export of medicinal herbs to India still on hold access_timeNovember 18

BankeThe export of Nepali herbal (jadibuti), which has been put on hold for the past one year due to obstruction of Indian plant quarantine, has yet to resume. Publishing a notice in the gazette on 1 October 2019, the Government of India had issued ...

61 interested for Chair and members of transitional justice commissions access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–Total 61 aspirants, including old and new have submitted their applications for the office-bearers of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP). The reco...

Education material support distributed to jailbirds access_timeNovember 18

Bajura–Educational materials were distributed to inmates languishing at the district prison with support from Badimalika municipality in coordination with Samarjeet Battalion. Organizing a programme at the prison premises on Sunday, the Samarj...

Recommendation committee to unveil TRC, CIEDP office-bearers' names on Monday access_timeNovember 17

Kathmandu–The meeting of the committee formed to recommend the names of the officer-bearers for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has decided to make public the recomme...

News festival discusses future of journalism, its challenges access_timeNovember 17

Butwal– A News Festival has been organized in Lumbini to dwell on how journalism should be in federalism. The festival continues for three days. Area experts, editors and reporters will discuss thoroughly on various topics, said chairperson of Lu...

'Terminator' Rajapaksa storms to victory in Sri Lanka election access_timeNovember 17

COLOMBO– Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago, stormed to victory Sunday in Sri Lanka's presidential elections seven months after Islamist extremist attacks killed 269 people. The retired...

Five members of family killed, one injured in car accident in access_timeNovember 17

INDIA–Five members of a family died and one was injured after a car collided with another vehicle near Mandwada in Barwani district on Sunday. The family was travelling to Kasrawad to attend a wedding. A case has been filed in Anjad Police Sta...

5 killed, including 3 children, in Southern California shooting access_timeNovember 17

LOS ANGELES–Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in a shooting incident at a home in Southern California Saturday morning, local police said. The suspect is believed to be among the dead. According to the local San D...

NA man dies while fleeing confinement access_timeNovember 17

Chitwan– A Nepal Army person who was apprehended by the police this morning for an offence died in his failed attempt to escape the confinement. The deceased has been identified as Ram Kandel, 28, of Ichchhamanakamana rural municipality-5 and was...

NC candidate for by-election Bhadel bereaved of mother access_timeNovember 17

Bhaktapur– Nepali Congress (NC) candidate to vie in the upcoming by-election for the post of State Assembly from Bhaktapur constituency no 1 Krishna Lal Bandel has been bereaved of mother today. Resident of Changunarayan municiplaity-4 in Bhak...

Deuba condoles demise of Bhadel access_timeNovember 17

Kathmandu– Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed sorrow over the demise of Setimaya Bhadel, mother of NC State Assembly member from Bhaktapur 'A', Krishna Lal Bhadel. Bhadel's mother...