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Speaker-elect Sapkota sworn in access_timeJanuary 27

Kathmandu–President Bidya Devi Bhandari administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly-elected Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR), Agni Prasad Sapkota. Sapkota, who was elected to the post Sunday, took oath of office before t...

Separate parking arranged for planes coming from countries affected by coronavirus access_timeJanuary 27

Kathmandu–The government has urged the stakeholders to adopt high alertness on the possible risk to the tourism sector from the coronavirus that has spread in some places of the neighbouring country China. Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civ...

Ncell towers torched in Chitwan, Sindhuli and Palpa access_timeJanuary 27

Chitwan–The unidentified groups have set fire the Ncell towers in various districts such as Chitwan, Sindhuli and Palpa on Sunday night. The tower of the private telecommunications company installed at Khairahani Municipality-2 was torched, in...

Sapkota elected HoR Speaker access_timeJanuary 26

Kathmandu–Leader of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Agni Prasad Sapkota has been elected the Speaker of the House of Representatives recently. Senior most member of the HoR, Mahantha Thakur, announced in the HoR meeting that as the candida...

Election to HoR Speaker in a while access_timeJanuary 26

Kathmandu–The election to the Speaker of the House of Representatives is being held shortly. As only one candidate- Agni Prasad Sapkota from the ruling Nepal Communist Party- is proposed for the post, he would be declared the Speaker unopposed af...

Ex-MP Karki passes away access_timeJanuary 26

Palpa–Former member of Parliament Gambhir Jung Karki passed away this morning. He was 76. Ex-president of the Nepali Congress in Palpa district, Karki was suffering from kidney related ailments. He died in course of treatment at the Grande Hospit...

Kathmandu Valley experiencing cold even during sunny days access_timeJanuary 24

Kathmandu–Although Kathmandu Valley has witnessing sunny days for the past few days, the Valley dwellers have been experiencing chilling cold. Mainly the cold is being experienced in the morning and evening. Meteorologist Shanti Kandel said th...

Belgian princess Astrid on a tour of Chitwan National Park access_timeJanuary 23

Chitwan–Belgian Princess Astrid is now on a tour of Chitwan National Park. She is enjoying the visit. The Bagmati State government's ministry of industry, tourism, forest and environment and the Bharatpur Metropolitan City welcomed the Belgia...

Year-old girl dies after drowning in water-filled bucket access_timeJanuary 23

Sarlahi–A 12-month old girl has died after drowning in a bucket full of water at Agarwa of Kabilasi municipality-8 in the district. Nandani, daughter of Saroj Kumar Yadav of the municipality, drowned while playing, said the police.

NA member election voting begins access_timeJanuary 23

Lalitpur–Voting has started in all seven states under the election to the National Assembly members. Voting for electing 18 NA members has begun across the country since 10 am this morning. State-3 Chief Minister Dormani Poudel has cast the first...

Belgian princess welcomed in Bharatpur access_timeJanuary 22

Chitwan–The visiting Princess Astrid of Belgium was given a grand welcome in Bharatpur today. She arrived here in connection with attending a programme to be organized at Madhyabindu District Hospital in Nawalparasi. Bharatpur Metropolitan City f...

Rural municipality office set ablaze; bomb detonated at CPN district chair house access_timeJanuary 22

Baitadi–An unidentified group has set ablaze the contact office of Dilashaini rural municipality in Baitadi. The administrative section of the contact office based in rural municipality-3, Pansera was set on fire at 3.00 am on Wednesday. A Sco...

13 local levels face grants cut down for non-compliance access_timeJanuary 22

Dhanusha–At least 13 local levels of Dhanusha district saw cut-down of grants for failing to comply with their obligations. The action has been taken against the local level for not depositing revenue, carrying out audit and conducting assembl...

Group believed to have succumbed to suffocation identified access_timeJanuary 21

Hetauda–Eight Indian tourists who were believed to have died from suffocation at Panorama Resort based in Daman of Thaha municipality-4 in Makwanpur earlier today have been identified. They might have died from asphyxia as they went to beds ke...

Suffocation kills 8 Indian tourists in Daman resort access_timeJanuary 21

Hetauda–Eight Indian tourists died of suffocation at Panorama Resort at Thaha Municipality-4 in Makawanpur district. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of District Police Office, Makawanpur, Yagya Prasad Bhattarai suspected that the Indian tou...

Prime Ministers of Nepal, India jointly inaugurate Integrated Customs Check Post access_timeJanuary 21

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi today jointly inaugurated the Biratnagar-based Integrated Customs Check Post through a video conference. Prime Minister Oli from Singha Durbar and Indian Prime Mi...

Rain, snowfall forecasted access_timeJanuary 21

Kathmandu–The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecasted rain and snowfall due to impacts of the westerly low pressure system. According to the Division, there is a possibility of light rainfall in the western parts as well as light to...

Ward chair dies in motorbike accident access_timeJanuary 21

Rajbiraj–Chairperson of Agnisair Krishna Sabaran Rural Municiplaity-1, Saptari died in a motorbike accident last night. Ward chair Sushil Kumar Chaudhary,.38, lost his life in the fatal accident, confirmed the Area Police Office, Kanchanpur. ...

Dr Tumbahangfe resigns as Deputy Speaker access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu–Deputy Speaker Dr Shiva Maya Tumbahangfe has announced her resignation from her post. Addressing the meeting of the House of Representatives today, she said she has paved the way for the House to carry on its business with the conclusio...

TIA cutting impressive image among passengers, national and international visitors access_timeJanuary 20

Kathmandu– No sooner Ramesh Prasad Aryal arrived at the arrival lounge at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last Thursday and had a cursory glance around, he said he instantly felt very much 'at home'. "How/why,"...