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Tea/coffee production in Nepal: employment for farmers access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– Former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has stressed the need for diversification, industrialization and modernization in agriculture sector of Nepal. Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chair Dahal said this while inau...

Government should bring Biplav-led group into mainstream politics: NC President access_timeApril 16

Bhimduttanagar– Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed that the incumbent government should bring Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group into mainstream of national politics through talks. Speaking at a press meet organised a...

State-3 level security seminar kicks off in Hetauda access_timeApril 16

Hetauda– A two-day seminar on security in State-3 has kicked off in Hetauda today. The seminar is organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs of the federal government. The chief district officers of 13 districts in State-3, the district police ...

Education Minister appeals for making School Enrollment Campaign successful access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, has urged all the stakeholders to make the School Enrollment Campaign 2076 successful. In an appeal he issued on Monday, Minister Pokhrel has requested all the Ne...

Nepal Police expresses grief on air crash loss access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– Nepal Police has expressed grief over the demise of police personnel in Lukla air crash. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sarbendra Khanal expressed profound sorrow over the passing away of Assistant Sub Inspector Ram Bahadur Khadk...

Nationwide school enrollment drive kicks off access_timeApril 16

Bhaktapur– Nationwide school enrolment campaign has kicked off since Monday with the slogan 'Our town our village, bring all children to school'. The drive has been put in place across the country through all 753 local governments so a...

Muglin Arch bridge to operate from mid-May access_timeApril 16

Muglin– A motor able 'arch bridge' being built over the Trishuli River is coming into operation in near future. The bridge will connect Muglin of Ichhakamana rural municipality, Chitwan and Benitar of Anbukhaireni rural municipality, Tana...

Alternative road in operation to connect remote Koshipari access_timeApril 16

Banepa–An alternative road has opened to reach to district's remote place Koshipari. The motorway connecting Bekhsimle from Silame of Koshipari Bhumlu rural municipality has come into operation since Monday. Though efforts for operating the m...

Road accident: one dies, 14 injured access_timeApril 16

Khotang– A passenger died and other 14 were critically injured in an accident of Diktel-bound bus from Kathmandu at Halesi. Praja Bahadur Rai, 32, of Diktel-Rupakot-Majhuwagadhi municipality-7, Dorpachiuridanda died when the commuter bus ...

Mahathir says Chinese contractor will help run new rail link access_timeApril 15

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia –Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday a Chinese company building a rail link across peninsula Malaysia will jointly help to manage, operate and maintain the network that will help reduce the country's financial burd...

Blast kills 7 children in Afghanistan access_timeApril 15

Laghman ,Afghanistan–Seven children lost their lives while scores of people were wounded after a bomb went off here on Sunday evening, according to Provincial Governor's Spokesman Assadullah Dawlatzai. The children were playing outside the ho...

Senior folk singer Magar no more access_timeApril 15

Parasi –Senior artist, folk singer and music composer Prachanda Bahadur Budhathoki Magar passed away on Sunday evening. He was 83. He had been suffering from pneumonia and jaundice for sometimes and died in course of treatment at the Bhairahaw...

First National ID card holder dies access_timeApril 15

Phidim– The first national identity card holder in the country, Bhagawati Devi Bhandari of Shantipur of Phidim Municipality-4 in Ilam district, died on Friday. The 102-year-old was suffering from asthma. Her relative Surya Adhikari confirmed t...

Plane crash probe committee formed access_timeApril 15

Kathmandu– The government has formed a committee to probe the Summit Air's plane crash at Lukla-based Tenzing Hilary Airport in Solukhumbu on Sunday morning. Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation has formed the probe committee he...

Yak festival in Falelung access_timeApril 15

Fidim–Yak festival was organised at Falelung rural municipality-4, Charrate in Panchthar on Sunday. The festival, organised to promote tourism through yak, had showcased yak related products and goods. Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning o...

Two youths go missing in river access_timeApril 15

Dhamboji– Two youths went missing while swimming in the Karnali River at Kothiyaghat on Sunday evening. Police confirmed that Deependra Karki of Kohalpur, Banke and Prajjwal Koirala of Lamki, Kailali went missing while swimming in the Karnali ...

US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism access_timeApril 14

 TOKYO–As optimism grows that the United States and China are nearing a trade deal, Japan kicks off its own negotiations with Washington from Monday, hoping to resolve some of the issues "very quickly." US Trade Representative Robe...

US, Japan trade talks will include currency: Mnuchin access_timeApril 14

 WASHINGTON– With US-Japan trade talks set to begin Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday any agreement will include a requirement to refrain from manipulating currencies to gain an advantage in international trade. B...

Iran flood death toll rises to 76 access_timeApril 14

TEHRAN– Seventy-six people have been killed in Iran by floods in recent weeks, according to a new toll published Sunday with warnings still in place for large swathes of the country. "With the death of five people in the Khuzestan provinc...

Three dead, 31 hurt in Lalbandi bus accident access_timeApril 14

Sarlahi–Three people died and 31 were injured in a bus accident occurred this morning at Lalbandi municipality-1 in Sarlahi along the East-West Highway. The District Police Office, Sarlahi confirmed the deaths of Shreekant Chaudhary, 50, of Ra...