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Government could not live up to public expectation-ex-PM Bhattarai access_timeFebruary 15

Pokhara– Naya Shakti Nepal Coordinator and former Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has said the incumbent government has failed to take headways as per the people's expectations.  At a face-to-face programme organised here today ...

PM Oli condemns terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir access_timeFebruary 15

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli telephoned Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and condemned terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir happened on Thursday. In a tweet on Thursday evening, PM Oli stated he also conveyed 'our heartfelt co...

Blast kills 12 soldiers in Indian Kashmir access_timeFebruary 15

NEW DELHI–At least 12 Indian soldiers were killed on Thursday in the deadliest attack on government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir in more than two years, police said.  They died when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off a...

Additional 5.6 kg gold recovered in Kanchanpur access_timeFebruary 15

Kanchanpur– In yet another case of gold seizure, Kanchanpur police has recovered 5.6 kilogram gold from the cowshed of Suraj Tiruwa at Amarpur in Shukhlaphanta Municipality-11. A joint team of Area Police Office, Jhalari, and Crime Investigation ...

Saptari hospital starts CT scan, ICU service access_timeFebruary 15

  Saptari– For the first time in Saptari district, Unique Hospital based in Rupani Rural Municipality is preparing to begin CT scan and intensive care unit (ICU) services.  Chairman of the hospital, Jaya Prakash Thakur, said tha...

Two houses destroyed; elderly hurt in Sindhuli fires access_timeFebruary 15

  Sindhuli– Two houses were destroyed in a fire that occurred after a solar panel explosion at Tinpatan Rural Municipality-6 in Sindhuli district. Two houses of Purna Bahadur Bhujel were fully destroyed in the fire that occurred on Thursd...

Inland Revenue Office collects Rs 2.26 billion in revenue access_timeFebruary 15

Hetauda– The Inland Revenue Office, Makawanpur, has collected more than Rs 2.26 billion in revenue during the first six months of the current fiscal year.  According to the Office, the highest amount of revenue was collected under the t...

Death toll rises to 15 in Nigeria campaign rally stampede access_timeFebruary 14

ABUJA– The death toll from a stampede during an election campaign rally on Tuesday in Nigeria's southern state of Rivers has risen to 15, a hospital spokesman revealed Wednesday.  Kem Daniel-Elebiga, a spokesman of the Port Harcourt...

Study finds some 60,000 British teenage cannabis smokers at higher risk of depression access_timeFebruary 14

LONDON–About 60,000 British teenagers who took cannabis are at increased risk of depression and suicide, a major study revealed Wednesday.  Researchers at Oxford University and McGill University in Montreal, Canada, found a seven percen...

Saudi crown prince to visit Indonesia next week access_timeFebruary 14

JAKARTA– Indonesia will host Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for a state visit next week, Jakarta said Thursday, part of an Asian tour that includes stops in Pakistan, India and Malaysia.  His two-day visit to the world&#...

Indian PM Modi to visit South Korea access_timeFebruary 14

NEW DELHI– Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit South Korea on Feb. 21-22 on the invitation of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the external affairs ministry announced here Thursday.   The visit is part of the new momentum i...

18 kg gold confiscated access_timeFebruary 14

Bhimduttanagar– A team of Nepal Police and Crime Investigation Bureau has confiscated 18 kg of gold from Punarbas Municipality-2 of Kanchanpur district a while ago.  The team seized amount of gold that was kept hiding in the house of a ...

PM Oli inaugurates shipping office access_timeFebruary 14

Kathmandu– Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has inaugurated Nepal’s first shipping office at Ekantakuna, Lalitpur, today.  Speaking after the inauguration at the programme organised by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport...

President Bhandari stresses on promotion of export to reduce trade deficit access_timeFebruary 14

Kathmandu– President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed promotion of promoting export in the country in the wake of the ballooning trade-deficit.  President Bhandari said so while inaugurating the Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit-2019 jointl...

VP Pun stresses on infrastructure development to attract tourists access_timeFebruary 14

Kanchanpur– Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that domestic and foreign tourists could be attracted in Kanchanpur by developing tourism infrastructure.  Visiting the Shivalingeshwor area of Bedkot municipality-4 in Kanchanpur di...

A farmer earns Rs 1 million from rose farming access_timeFebruary 14

Bharatpur– With the celebration of 'Valentine Day' gaining popularity in Nepal, the demand of 'Red Rose' on the occasion has also gone up.  However, Nepal itself has very small scale of production of the rose mostly used...

Nepal to take on Myanmar for title access_timeFebruary 14

Kathmandu–Nepal has entered into the final of Hero Gold Cup Women Football.  Nepal reached to the final of the tournament with Myanmar defeating India in the final match of league round of the tournament underway in India.  Keepin...

Renault board blocks payout to Ghosn access_timeFebruary 13

PARIS– Renault said Wednesday that its board had decided not to pay out the equivalent of two years of salary to ex-CEO Carlos Ghosn which would have been due to him under a non-compete clause in his contract.  After a meeting on Wednes...

Lavrov warns Pompeo against U.S. interference in Venezuela access_timeFebruary 13

MOSCOW–Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday against U.S. intervention in the internal affairs of Venezuela, including the use of force.  Lavrov made the remarks in a phone conversa...

'I'm sorry'- Thai princess apologises after ill-fated run for PM access_timeFebruary 13

BANGKOK–A Thai princess has apologised after her short-lived candidacy for prime minister earned a royal rebuke from her brother -- the king -- and sent jitters across the politically febrile country just weeks before elections.  Thailand h...