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Monsoon activities accelerated, improvements expected from Thursday access_timeSeptember 17

Kathmandu–Rainfall with cloudy weather prevail throughout the country today as the western belt of monsoon trough is based in the surrounding of the average location. The eastern belt is slightly north from the average location. According to m...

Earthquake in Tanahu access_timeSeptember 17

Kathmandu–An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Lamjung. According to the National Seismological Center, Lainchaur, the tremor was recorded at 9:53 am today with its epicenter at Nauthar of Dordi rural municipality-4, Lamju...

Nepal play draw with Kuwait access_timeSeptember 17

Kathmandu–Nepal played draw with Kuwait in its second match as part of AFC U-16 Championship qualifying underway in Jordan. Nepal played 1-1 with Kuwait in the Prince Mohammad International Stadium based in Zarqa City of Jordan on Monday. Stri...

Iran says 'no plans' for Rouhani-Trump meet on UN sidelines access_timeSeptember 16

TEHRAN–Iran has not made any plans for President Hassan Rouhani to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly, a spokesman said Monday. "We have neither planned for this meeting, nor do I thi...

CM Rai insists peace, security as preconditions for development access_timeAugust 16

Biratnagar–State 1 chief minister Sherdhan Rai has peace and security as the precondition for achieving development and prosperity. While inaugurating the CCTV facility at the District Police Office, Morang today, the chief minister pledged suppo...

Jhapa records more than 500 dengue patients access_timeSeptember 16

Surunga–Dengue that was seen in Jhapa district three months back has not yet come under control. The disease could not be contained as the the District Public Health Office, Jhapa as well as the local level governments in the district have not be...

NCP Chair Prachanda calls for retaliating anti-change forces access_timeSeptember 16

Kathmandu–Chairperson of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has called on the student youth to become alert against the anarchic and reactionary tendencies directed against the democratic republic and t...

27 passengers injured in an Indian bus accident access_timeSeptember 16

Damauli–As many as 27 passengers sustained injuries when a bus with Indian number plate met with an accident at Byas municipality-12, Kamalabari in Tanahun along the Prithvi Highway this morning. According to the District Police Office, Tanahu...

Police post set up at Fisling access_timeSeptember 16

Muglin–A temporary police post has been set up at Ichhakamana rural municipality-3, Fisling in Chitwan. Inaugurating the police post amidst a programme on Sunday, State-3 Assembly member Ghanashyam Bhusal said good governance can be maintained on...

Hundreds of tourists stranded for no alternative to air route access_timeSeptember 16

Solukhumbu–Hundreds of foreign tourists have stranded at Lukla in Solukhumbu district owing to unfavourable weather condition for the past three days. Imanath Adhikari, Chief, Civil Aviation Authority Lukla, informed that as many as 300 tourists,...

Ex-PM Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit access_timeSeptember 15

LONDON–Former British prime minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK's current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career. He said Jo...

Voting begins in Tunisian presidential election access_timeSeptember 15

TUNIS–The polling centers for the first round of the early presidential election opened on Sunday in 24 provinces of Tunisia. A total of 26 candidates are vying for the post of president. More than 7 million voters are expected to go to the po...

State effortful to bring children in school: CM Poudel access_timeSeptember 15

Hetauda– Chief Minister at State 3, Dormani Poudel, has said thousands of children were out of school and they were forced to child labour in risky condition. Giving a message of best wishes on the occasion of the National Children's Day t...

Peace, political stability preconditions for development: CM Rai access_timeSeptember 15

Biratnagar–State 1 Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai has said peace, security and political stability are preconditions for the nation development. Inaugurating the State-level security seminar organised by the Home Ministry and State Ministry for I...

BRI beneficial to Nepal: Chairman Dahal access_timeSeptember 15

Kathmandu–Nepal Communist Party Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said Nepal should not delay in forwarding the Belt and Road Initiatives (BRI) initiated by China because it was related to collective development and connectivity...

Two killed in separate road accidents access_timeSeptember 15

Chitwan–Two men were killed in separate road accidents in East Chitwan on Saturday night. Saroj Tamang, 25, of Rapti municipality-6 died when a truck bearing Indian number plate (UP 21 CN 3188 JI) hit a motorcycle (Na 12 Pa 4902) he was riding at...

Xi sends condolences to Iraqi president over stampede access_timeSeptember 13

BEIJING– Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday sent a message of condolence to his Iraqi counterpart, Barham Salih, over a stampede in the Middle East country. In his message, Xi said he was shocked to learn about the stampede in the Iraqi cit...

President extends Indrajatra festival best wishes access_timeSeptember 13

Kathmandu–President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said our cultural festivals like Indrajatra helped enrich the diversities among the Nepalis, and promote social and cultural solidarity, tolerance and mutual goodwill. In a message of best wishes tod...

When newborn declared dead by hospital starts moving access_timeSeptember 13

Banke–Kamala Adhikari from Jajarkot who was admitted to the Bheri Hospital Nepalgunj after suffering from labour pain, gave birth to a girl child at 5 am today. Kamala's husband Milan Adhikari was also at the hospital and the couple was ha...

Jeep hit by landslide, driver dies access_timeSeptember 13

Bejhad–A landslide hit a jeep in motion today, killing the driver near Siddhababa of Palpa-Butwal road section along the Siddhababa Highway in Palpa. The deceased has been identified as Kamal Sunar of Chhapchaur, Gulmi. The Scorpio jeep (2617)...