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Left alliance to finalize candidates in all constituencies by Today access_time2017/10/30

Kathmandu - The CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) are all set to finalize their common candidates in all constituencies for the second phase of federal and provincial elections by Today. A meeting of the party merger coordination committee took a de...

Thakur has not been proposed as Chief Minister: Chair Yadav access_time2017/10/29

Biratnagar - Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal, Upendra Yadav, has said that leader of presidium of Rastriya Janata Party (RJP)-Nepal, Mahantha Thakur, has not been proposed as chief minister of province no 2.  Talking to media per...

Naya Shakti Nepal's Gorkha's leader enters CPN-MC access_time2017/10/29

Kathmandu - Around a dozen leaders and cadres along with Naya Shakti Nepal's central council member Basu Pokharel joined the CPN-Maoist Centre today.  CPN-MC Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' welcomed them amid a programme ...

Normal life affected with curfew in place access_time2017/10/29

Surunga (Jhapa) - The curfew that has been in place at Birtamod of Jhapa since Friday has not yet lifted.   With the curfew in place the general public have been facing hard time.  Curfew was clamped in the new Bus Park in the east, Cha...

Trishuli bus plunge - govt forms three-member probe committee access_time2017/10/29

Kathmandu - The government has formed a three-member committee under the coordination of Home Ministry's joint secretary Man Bahadur BK to carry out investigations into the accident in which a bus plunged into the Trishuli River in Dhading Yesterda...

Vice-President Pun aggrieved over Trishuli bus plunge access_time2017/10/29

Kathmandu - Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has expressed deep grief over the loss of lives in the Trishuli bus plunge Saturday.  Expressing condolences to the bereaved families, the Vice-President wished speedy recovery of the injured ones. H...

All local levels in Saptari to remain closed Sunday in mourning of Trishuli bus plunge access_time2017/10/28

Rajbiraj - All local levels in Saptari are to remain closed tomorrow (Sunday) to mourn the demise of 30 people, most of them from the district, in the bus plunge into the Trishuli River in Dhading early this morning.  A passenger bus (Na 6 Kha ...

Five members of same family killed in bus accident access_time2017/10/28

Rajbiraj - Death could not be as cruel as it was for the family of Sanjit Kumar Jha, since all five members of his family, including Jha himself, were killed in a tragic bus accident that took place in Gajuri rural municipality-5, Dhading this morning....

To raise questions about elections will be impractical: CEC Yadav access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said it would be impractical to have doubts and raise questions regarding the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies as the Election Commission w...

Passion, perseverance and perfection must for excellent translation, a task awaiting recognition in Nepal access_time2017/10/28

-Narayan Prasad Ghimire  KATHMANDU - When chatty political leader KP Sharma Oli speaks in a typical way, he utters such jargons that are heard like 'proverbs' (?). But it is very difficult to find exact words and phrases to translate hi...

President extends sorrow over demise of many lives in Dhading bus accident access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended sorrow over the demise of many people in the bus plunge into the Trishuli River at Ghatbesi of Gajuri-6 in Dhading along the Prithvi Highway early this morning.  The President, extending he...

Trishuli bus plunge - death toll reaches 30, identities of 20 ascertained access_time2017/10/28

Malekhu - The death toll from the Trishuli River bus plunge in Dhading early this morning has reached 30. Among the dead, identities of 20 have been ascertained.  According to the Dhading Police, until this evening, 20 victims have been identif...

PM expresses sorrow over loss of many lives in Dhading bus plunge access_time2017/10//28

Kathmandu - Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended deep sorrow over the death of many people in a bus accident in Dhading today morning.  A bus (Na 6 Kha1467) en route to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj, Saptari skidded off the road and plunged...

Home Ministry urged to provide one million rupees to bereaved family access_time2017/10/28

Surunga - The Home Ministry is to be requested to immediately provide cash compensation of Rs one million to the family of Naresh Thapa of Arjundhara-11 Jhapa who was killed in police firing Friday.  An all-party meeting held today over the dea...

Meeting of left alliance's top leaders going on access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - A joint meeting of the senior leaders of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Centre) is taking place at the private residence of UML Vice Chairman Bamdev Gautam in Bhainsepati, Lalitpur.  The leaders are holding discussions to give a final to...

Left alliance against democracy, country: NC leaders access_time2017/10/28

Pokhara - Senior leaders of ruling Nepali Congress have said that the recently forged alliance of leftist parties was against the democracy, country and Nepali Congress.  Speaking in a programme organized by the Nepali Congress Kaski district c...

Gajuri bus plunge: Dead bodies of 19 passengers recovered access_time2017/10/28

Malekhu, Dhading - Bodies of 19 passengers who had gone missing when a passenger bus heading to Kathmandu from Rajbiraj plunged into Trishuli River have been recovered, the police said.  Of the dead (12 men and seven women), two have been ident...

Bus plunges in to Trishuli; 13 passengers rescued alive access_time2017/10/28

Dhading - A passenger-ferrying bus heading to Kathmandu from Rijbiraj has disappeared in the Trishuli River at around 5.00 this morning.  Police Inspector at District Traffic Police Krishna Prasad Sapkota confirmed that the overloaded commuter ...

Naya Shakti Nepal unveils election manifesto access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - The Naya Shakti Party Nepal has unveiled the party's election manifesto with an objective to upgrade the country into a developing nation by ending country's poverty within five years.  Achieving the sustainable development ...

Chhath concludes by offering Argha to rising sun access_time2017/10/27

Himanshu Chaudhary Janakpurdham - The worshippers have concluded the Chhath – a grand festival of good will and faith – by making offerings to the rising sun this morning.  The four-day festival starts from Kartik Shukala Chaturt...