Agency

Vice President Pun off to Austria access_timeMay 26

Kathmandu–Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun left for Austria this morning on a week-long visit to the Central European country. Prime Minister KP Shrma Oli, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the Nepal Communist Party parliamentary deputy leader S...

Accident kills one in Mayadevi-8 access_timeMay 26

Taulihawa–One youth was killed in a road accident that took place this morning in Barkul village of Ward no. 8 of Mayadevi municipality. The deceased has been identified as Binod Chamar,30, of Barkul. Chamar was the assistant to the driver of ...

Elderly couple attacked, wife dies access_timeMay 26

Darchula–An elderly woman died after being attacked by an unknown group last night. Draupadi Mahara,70, used to run a shop at Katai Ramladi in ward no. 3 of Mahakali municipality. Her husband 75-year-old Birbhan Mahara was seriously injured in...

Health workers directed not to take leave access_timeMay 26

Jajarkot–Learning from the past, the Department of Health Services has directed all the health workers in Jajarkot district to not stay on leave or seek deputation considering the seasonal outbreak of communicable diseases. Anyone who is in di...

Fire guts property worth 2.2 million access_timeMay 26

Hilihang–Property worth more than 2.2 million rupees has been damaged in a fire that took place at a vehicle workshop in ward no. 1 of Phidim municipality. The workshop was run by Dipen Shrestha of ward no. 4 in the same municipality. Various ...

Six arrested on way to airport to collect millions in fake Indian currency access_timeMay 24

Kathmandu–Police have arrested six people including Yunus Miya Ansari from the Tribhuvan International Airport while they were entering the airport to collect millions of fake Indian currency. They were arrested at 9.30 am when they were on th...

Two air strikes kill 14 Afghan civilians: UN mission access_timeMay 24

KABUL–Two air strikes have killed 14 civilians in Afghanistan in recent days, the United Nations said Thursday, as the US intensifies its air war across the country. According to the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), five women and seven chil...

FIFA drops plans for 48-team 2022 World Cup access_timeMay 24

LAUSANNE–FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body's president Gianni Infantino. The 2022 tournament in the Gulf state will now be played with 32 na...

10 civilians injured in car bomb blast in S. Afghanistan access_timeMay 24

KANDAHAR,Afghanistan–About 10 civilians were wounded following a car bomb blast in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar overnight, the provincial police chief said Friday. "The incident occurred in Hino Mina neighborhood of pro...

Three killed in mini truck plunge access_timeMay 24

Dailekh–Three people were killed when the mini truck they were travelling in fell some 300 metres from the road at Nigalpani of Dungeshwar rural municipality-1 in the district today. The mini truck was going towards Jumla from Surkhet. The bod...

Ncell brings ‘Unlimited Roaming Data Pack’ for India access_timeMay 24

  Kathmandu–Ncell customers can now enjoy worry free data roaming at more affordable rate while traveling to India. They can simply take their Ncell SIM card with them in India to use unlimited data at just Rs 100 per day and remain connect...

Three die, 29 injured in separate road accidents access_timeMay 24

Lahan–Three persons were killed, and at least 29 others injured in separate road accidents in Siraha, Makawanpur and Chitwan districts. Two persons were killed when a Kathmandu-bound (Na 8 Kha 982) passenger bus collided head on with a truck (...

Cleanliness campaign at Rani Mahal access_timeMay 24

Rampur,Palpa–An intense cleanliness drive was carried out at Rani Mahal, a historic palace based in Palpa. The palace dating back to the Rana regime remains as the touristic site for both domestic and foreign tourists. Over 40 NA personnel ...

One dies after jumping off jeep access_timeMay 24

Baitadi–A person died in Baitadi while jumping off a moving jeep. The deceased has been identified as Raj Koli, 40, of Pancheswor rural municipality-6, confirmed Netra Mani Giri, Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) of Baitadi. Koli was sa...

Absconding accused arrested after 20 years access_timeMay 24

Surkhet–The District Police Office, Surkhet on Thursday arrested an accussed of Surkhet on the run after 20 years. The arrested is Harkha Bahadur Darlami of Lekbesi municipality-9, Sanjhchaur, Surkhet, confirmed Pradeep Bahadur Chhetri, Spokes...

NC President Deuba congratulates Modi and Shah access_timeMay 24

Kathmandu–Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended congratulations and best wishes to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chair Amit Shah for landslide victory of BJP in the recently held ele...

Coordination and collaboration is main 'spirit' of constitution: Minister Yadav access_timeMay 23

Surkhet–Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Matrika Prasad Yadav, has said that the federalism would be successful only if there would be coordination among three-tier governments. Addressing a programme organised to handover the under...

Air raids kill 12 civilians in jihadist-held Syrian town: monitor access_timeMay 23

BEIRUT– Air strikes by Damascus or its ally Moscow killed 12 civilians in a market in Syria's Idlib province, a monitor said Wednesday, as fierce fighting raged for the jihadist-held northwestern region. Another 18 people were wounded when...

Air raids kill 5 militants in Afghanistan' eastern province access_timeMay 23

Afghanistan– At least five militants have been confirmed dead and five others injured as Afghan fighting aircraft struck Taliban hideouts in Sayed Abad district of Afghanistan's eastern Wardak province, said an army statement Thursday. The...

Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riot access_timeMay 23

JAKARTATens of thousands Indonesian troops were deployed on the streets of the capital Jakarta Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal over claims of widespread cheating in last month's election. At lea...