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We Owe This to The People, Says PM Modi Ahead of Trust Vote in Parliament access_timeJuly 20

New Delhi  – Hours before the Lok Sabha is to take up the no-trust vote against his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for a disruption-free and constructive debate in the House.  "Today is an important ...

S. Korea's ex-president Park given eight more years in prison access_timeJuly 20

SEOUL –Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country's spy agency on Friday and given eight more years in prison, on top of her current term.  Par...

US Ambassador Teplitz pays farewell call on Chair Dahal access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu –U.S Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz has paid a farewell call on Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'.  Ambassador Teplitz is returning home after completing her term.  On...

Landslide buries house killing two, injuring three access_timeJuly 20

Jajarkot –Two people were killed and others three were injured when a landslide caused by incessant rains buried a house at Garkhakot Chhirka of Juni Chande Rural Municipality-6 in Jajarkot. Police confirmed the deaths of Lali Budha, 55 and her g...

Community named after NEA executive director Ghising access_timeJuly 20

Baniyani, Jhapa –Until few years ago, power outage up to 16 hours a day in winter was the part of people's daily lives. Needless to say, with the entry of Kulman Ghising to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) as the executive director, thin...

Dharan mayor Subba to be laid to rest tomorrow access_timeJuly 20

Itahari – The Dharan Sub metropolis has planned the funeral procession of the late mayor Tara Subba for tomorrow, Saturday. The 52-year-old mayor passed away in course of treatment of pneumonia caused by a strong strain of infectious agent in the...

Compulsion of going abroad for health service to be ended-DPM Yadav access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu –Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, has said the people's compulsion of going abroad for medical treatment would be put an end.  At a programme organised at B&B Hospital in Lal...

Drinking water project worth Rs 10 million completes access_timeJuly 20

Ratnanagar, Chitwan –A drinking water project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 10 million at Gadhuwa of Kalika Municipality of eastern Chitwan.  The project got completed with the financial and technical assistance from the Pokhar...

Journalist Khanal dies in road mishap access_timeJuly 20

Bhadrapur – A journalist and litterateur of Jhapa district, Gopi Krishna Khanal, died in a road accident.  Chief Editor of Naya Kamana Weekly and former President of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Khanal, who was critically injured i...

Talks between government and Dr KC uncertain access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu –Talks between the side representing Dr Govinda KC and the government have become uncertain as the government has not yet decided on how to address his demand.  Senior orthopedic surgeon at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Ho...

Putin calls meeting with Trump successful access_timeJuly 19

MOSCOW –Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called the recent meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump a "success," but he warned about resistance in Washington to implement the agreements reached between the two leaders....

Eight Maoists rebels including 4 women killed in India access_timeJuly 19

NEW DELHI –Eight Maoist rebels including four women fighters were killed Thursday in central India, an official said, in the latest killings in a decades-old conflict that has cost tens of thousands of lives.  Hundreds of police commandoe...

Trump urges Erdogan to free US pastor held in Turkey: Twitter access_timeJuly 19

WASHINGTON –President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Twitter to free an American pastor held in Turkey.  "A total disgrace that Turkey will not release a respected US Pastor, Andrew Brunson,...

Number of narcotic drug users up in Mahottari access_timeJuly 20

Bardibas –The number of narcotic drug users has been rising in the district over the years.  The District Police Office, Mahottari shared this information launching its report for the fiscal year 2017/18.  As per the statistics, 45 ca...

Eleven bridges constructed in Myagdi district this year access_timeJuly 20

Babiyachaur, Myagdi – As many as 2,500 households have been benefitted with the construction of 11 suspension bridges at various places in Myagdi district this year.  The construction of the bridges has not only eased travel to the loca...

Some 1200 households in darkness access_timeJuly 20

Jajarkot –The Laburkhola Micro Hydropower Project at Chaurjahari municipality in west Rukum has shut down after flood in the Laburkhola stream following incessant rains washed away the project's intake canal.  Around 1,200 household...

Soldier injured in accidental self-firing incident access_timeJuly 20

Dunai, Dolpa –A Nepal Army soldier has been injured due to self accidental firing.  Twenty two-year-old Dhruba Chand sustained injuries when he accidentally fired his rifle. The bullet has ripped his chin, mouth, lips and nose, medical s...

PM Oli proposes comprehensive plan for overall development in Tarai access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has floated a proposal for making a comprehensive plan for the overall development of Tarai.  The PM broached this proposal during a meeting with the leaders of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (R...

Pakistan's five biggest post-election challenges access_timeJuly 19

ISLAMABAD –The next government in Pakistan will face myriad challenges from unsustainable population growth to simmering extremism, all complicated by the decades-long tussle between civilian and military leadership.  No matter who is v...

Russian tourist allegedly gang-raped in India access_timeJuly 19

NEW DELHI – Indian police were holding six men on Thursday after a Russian tourist was allegedly drugged and gang-raped in a popular southern tourist town, officials said.  Media reports said the 21-year-old had bite marks on her face a...