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40 hurt in Nuwakot bus accident access_timeAugust 15

Nuwakot –At least 40 people have been injured in an accident involving a passenger bus today. The bus en route to Kathmandu from Bungtang met with an accident at around 10:30 am at Lamatar of Bidur Municipality-9. As stated by the police, the bus...

Manab Sewa Ashram, Baglung rescues 54 from street access_timeAugust 15

Baglung –The Manab Sewa Ashram, Baglung has rescued 54 people from the street in a period of 15 months and has rehabilitated eight with the families.  Presently, the Ashram, a humanitarian service center, provides shelter to 12 physical...

Man kills son and brother access_timeAugust 15

Jajarkot –A person allegedly murdered his son and younger brother at Musikot Municipality-14 in West Rukum.  Shankar Bista, 36, of Chhiwang Chautara hacked his six-year-old son Sudarshan and 20-year-old brother Gokarna to death. The acc...

16 injured in truck-bus collusion; , five critical access_timeAugust 15

Tanahun – At least 16 people injured in a bus-truck collusion this morning.  The Kathmandu-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 5491) from Damauli and a truck (Na 6 Kha 3293) coming from opposite collided each other at Belbhanjyang in Byas municipality alon...

Flood increases risks at Lastibazaar access_timeAugust 15

Parbat –The rain-triggered flood in Lasti rivulet has posed serious threat to Lastibazaar where over 100 families are residing.  Continuous erosion of land has put at risk the Lastibazaar – a border area of ward no. 7 and 8 of Jal...

Swollen Kaligandaki sweeps away school, 24 households at risk access_timeAugust 15

Myagdi –The flood-fed Kaligandaki River has blown away a school in Myagdi district this morning.  The river changed the course and swept away the six-room Dhawalagiri Primary School at Kopchepani in Annapurna rural municipality-4, informed ...

Two Indians held with counterfeit currency access_timeAugust 15

Baniyani, Jhapa –Two Indian nationals were held from eastern Kakadbhitta checkpoint of Nepal on Tuesday with counterfeit notes.  Satish Agrawal, 40, and Hitesh Agrawal, 24, of Siligudhi were arrested with fake Nepali currency.  Ac...

Three IEDs found, two arrested with bomb access_timeAugust 14

Kathmandu –Three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have been found at different places of Kathmandu today.  The IEDs were found at Naikap Balkhu bridge of Chandragiri Municipality, Nayapati of Gokarneshwor Municipality and Jamal of Ka...

IED set off targeting ward office in Jhapa access_timeAugust 14

Damak – An improvised explosive device (IED) went off today at the ward office of Gauradaha Municipality- 7 in Jhapa.  According to ward chair Balaram Kharel, window panes got smashed in the blast targeting the office. The blast also da...

Ward supports Dalit community for Panchebaaja preservation access_timeAugust 14

Waling –Ward no. 9 of Bhirkot municipalityin Syangja district has handed Panchebaaja – a set of five traditional Nepali musical instruments played during special ceremony – to a local Dalit community as assistance.  With a v...

IED defused access_timeAugust 14

Bhaktapur – Nepal Army bomb disposal team has defused improvised explosive devices found in Suryabinayak and Lokanthali of Bhaktapur this morning.  Pressure cooker bombs were detected nearby Adarsha Bus Park in Suryabinayak municipality...

Man with own 'death certificate' struggles for justice access_timeAugust 12

Bardibas – "Sir, you know, I'm split! I'm a dead man." It is what a 59-year old-man from Khopi Bairiya of Aurahi Municipality-6 from Mahottari district is found repeating before the group of people and offices seeking justice.&n...

RSS presents provincial plans to Chief Minister Gurung access_timeAugust 12

Pokhara –Chairman of the National News Agency (RSS), Harihar Adhikari 'Shyamal' today presented RSS provincial plans as its structure and services before the Chief Minister of Gandaki Province, Prithvi Subba Gurung.  Chairman &#...

Elderly man arrested with marijuana access_timeAugust 12

Lahan, Siraha –The police arrested an elderly man in possession of two kilograms illegal marijuana from Sakhuwanandarkatti Rural Municipality-5 in Siraha on Saturday evening.  The arrestee Shovit Mandal, 66, of the village sells chatpat...

Three-member taskforce formed to investigate into Jumla clash access_timeAugust 12

Surkhet – A three-member taskforce has been formed to look into a clash erupted between the police and local people at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla on July 19 when the police tried to airlift then protesting Dr Gobinda KC to Ka...

Call for naming Province 7 after martyr Dasharath Chand access_timeAugust 12

Baitadi –Local people and political leaders have suggested naming Province 7 Dasharath Chand which goes after martyr Dasharath Chand. The proposal was made at the 24th anniversary of Martyr Dasharath Chand Memorial Trust in the district on Saturd...

Two killed in Bolero-motorcycle collision access_timeAugust 12

Nawalparasi – Two men were killed when a west-bound Bolero (Lu 1 Ta 9759) collided head on with a motorcycle (Lu 20 Pa 517) at Binayi Tribeni Rural Municipality-1 in eastern Nawalparasi along the East West Highway on Saturday. The deceased hav...

Overcrowding in jail increases security threat access_timeAugust 10

Nepalgunj –Overcrowding has increased security threat in Nepalgunj-based Banke district jail.  With the rise in the number of inmates, the volume of wastes emanating from the prison has also increased and its management has become tougher.&...

Looters shot at man access_timeAugust 10

Mahendranagar, Dhanusa –A man was injured seriously when a group of looters shot at him at Jamunibas of Mithila Municipality-8 in Dhanusa district on Thursday night. The robbers shot at Pushpa Lal Shrestha when he tried to protect his family memb...

Man washed away by river access_timeAugust 10

Nuwakot –A man was swept away by local Tadi River at Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-7 in the district on Thursday.  Local resident Ram Pandit, 18, was swimming alongside his friends when the incident occurred, said Superintendent of Pol...