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Gaighat at risk due to breaking levee on Baruwa river access_timeJuly 12

Gaighat–Gaighat town is under threat after an embankment along the Baruwa river at Triyuga municipality-11 started breaking with the rising water level and water current in the river following incessant rain. It has been raining continuously f...

Landslide obstructs BP and Mid-hills highways access_timeJuly 12

Sindhuli–The BP and the Mid-hills highways have been obstructed since last night due to landslide. The BP highway has been blocked due to deposition of landslide debris at Golanjor and Sunkoshi rural municipality, the District Police Office Si...

Market and government offices waterlogged access_timeJuly 12

Lahan–The market and government offices in the Siraha district headquarters have become waterlogged due to the incessant rain since last five days. The streets and roads in Siraha have been inundated affecting the movement of people and vehicl...

World Populations Day: Time to remain alert on population imbalance access_timeJuly 11

Kathmandu–Prime Minster KP Sharma Oli has said it is imperative to capitalize the population as an opportunity for economic development and societal transformation in the country. The important aspects of population have paramount impacts on e...

Low pressure system near Nepal: Rain forecast throughout country access_timeJuly 10

Kathmandu–Rain is occurring throughout the country today due to the arrival of the monsoon low pressure system near the southern border. The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said there are chances of moderate to heavy rainfall occurring...

Two killed when police, Biplav-led group exchange fire in Bhojpur access_timeJuly 10

Bhojpur–Two persons died when police and Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)-led group exchanged fire at Bhojpur district headquarters this morning. The deceased have been identified as Police Constable Sanjeev Rai and Okhaldhunga In-charge of Netra B...

PM Oli gets his biometric ID card access_timeJuly 9

Kathmandu–National Identity-card having biometric details has been presented to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today. At a programme organised at the official residence of the Prime Minister at Baluwatar, Director General of the Department of Na...

Monsoon becomes active nationwide, rain forecast for four days access_timeJuly 8

Kathmandu–The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has forecast moderate to heavy rainfall in most parts of the country for the next four days. According to Department meteorologist Samir Shrestha, the low pressure system is moving towards ...

President Bhandari lays foundation stone for NRB's Central Office Building access_timeJuly 8

Kathmandu–President Bidya Devi Bhandari laid the foundation stone for Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Central Office's building at Baluwatar in Kathmandu today. Stating that NRB had been an effective monetary, regulatory and supervisory authority of ...

Loaded trucks stranded on road after flood sweeps away diversion access_timeJuly 8

Kaski–Vehicular movement of loaded trucks entering to Pokhara and beyond has come to a standstill after the flood-swollen Bijayapur rivulet swept away the diversion on Sunday. According to the District Traffic Police Office, Kaski, the flood h...

NC central committee meets today access_timeJuly 7

Kathmandu–The Central Executive Committee meeting of the main opposition, Nepali Congress is taking place today. It is scheduled to discuss internal matters of the party as well as contemporary political issues. The regulations presented by th...

Indonesia Boutique Fair commences in capital access_timeJuly 5

Kathmandu–Indonesia Boutique Fair has commenced in the central capital. Ambassador of Indonesia to Nepal, Rina P Soemarmo and honorary consul of Indonesia to Nepal, Chandra Prasad Dhakal jointly inaugurated the fair at Hotel Annapurna in Kathmand...

Manange welcomed in NCP access_timeJuly 4

Pokhara–An independent state assembly member elected from Manang constituency (B), Rajeev Gurung also known as Deepak Manange has joined Nepal Communist Party (NCP). At a programme organised by NCP Gandaki state committee here today, Chief Min...

Nepali national killed in attack in Libya access_timeJuly 4

Kathmandu–A Nepali national, who was on his way to European country Italy, was killed in war-torn African country Libya. Santosh Shrestha, who was happened to be there on a case of human trafficking, was killed in attack, Cairo -based Nepali E...

SEE's grade improvement test on August 11, 12 access_timeJuly 3

Bhaktapur–Grade improvement test under Secondary Education Examination (SEE) is scheduled for August 11 and 12. According to an examination schedule released today by the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Sanothimi under the National E...

MoU signed between State-5 and Sichuan for sisterly relations access_timeJuly 3

Butwal–State-5 Chief Minister Shanker Pokharel, who is on a 10-day China visit, called on high-placed political leadership and government officials of Sichuan Province, China. During the visit, Chief Minister Pokharel and Sichuan Province Gove...

State 3 CM Poudel leaves for China access_timeJuly 2

Hetauda–State 3 chief minister Dormani Poudel left here today for China at the invitation of the governor of Gansu Province in the neighbouring country China. The chief minister and his delegation will take part in an inaugural ceremony of the...

Woman in Bhaktapur killed on daughter's plan, police say access_timeJuly 1

Kathmandu–The killing of a woman in her 60's in broad daylight in Bhaktapur Sunday was 'planned' by her daughter. Police investigation revealed that the murder of Sabitri Bhattarai in her 60's at Chagunarayan municipality-7 was pl...

Paddy plantation completed by 30 per cent access_timeJune 30

Bajura–Paddy plantation has been completed by only 30 per cent due to lack of rain in Bajura. By Asar 15, i.e. today, majority of the plantation should have been completed. The plantation has been delayed due to lack of favourable climate, far...

1,200 Muslims setting out for Hajj pilgrimage access_timeJune 28

Kathmandu–The Nepal Hajj Committee is preparing to increase facilities for Hajj pilgrims this time in a qualitative approach. The Muslims are required to make the Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina of Saudi Arabia once in their life. At a ...