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Open border increases risk of malaria outbreak access_timeOctober 8

Kanchanpur –Kanchanpur is reeling under a high risk of malaria due to open border with India. Number of patients entering into the country with malaria epidemic from India is on the rise every year.  Number of people infected by malaria...

Kathmandu-Lumbini tourist bus service begins access_timeOctober 8

Kathmandu –A tourist bus service from Kathmandu to Lumbini – the main tourism destination of the country has come into operation for the first time.  Travel Nepal Bus Services Pvt Ltd has run the service on the route. Earlier, the...

Campaign against sexual violence concludes access_timeOctober 8

Ilam –As many as 3,553 people of the district were informed of the violence against women and children and its consequences in a month long campaign against rape and sexual violence.  The awareness raising campaign was conducted in 21 s...

President Bhandari calls for environment protection access_timeOctober 7

Kathmandu –President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said the entire society should take initiations in the environmental protection, promotion and management.  During an inaugural ceremony of the 'Environment Conference- 2018' organised ...

Mobile app for blood transfusion access_timeOctober 7

Rolpa – A mobile application “Blood for Rolpa” has been introduced with the objective of meeting the need for blood transfusion in the district.  Eight youths of Rolpa worked together to develop the application, considering ...

Discussion on name of province no. 1 access_timeOctober 7

Itahari –An interaction and discussion was held among the members of parliament of province no.1 to decide on the name of the province. The interaction was held at the initiative of civil society here on Saturday.  On the occasion, vari...

Mild tremors hit Dailekh access_timeOctober 5

Dailekh –Tremors shook Dailekh, district of Karnali province, today. The earthquake was felt at 11:55 am with its epicenter at Bhawani of Narayan municipality- 10 and two subsequent tremors at 12: 53pm and 1pm shook the district, leaving the peop...

Karnali CM Shahi terms current fiscal as 'year for planning' access_timeOctober 5

Kalikot –Karnali province chief minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has described the current fiscal year as the 'year for study and planning'.  Speaking at a press meet here today, he announced to carry out study on land, people...

Rukum schools use digital boards access_timeOctober 5

Rukum – Three community schools of Aathbiskot Municipality in Rukum district have started teaching the students through the use of digital boards. Himalaya Secondary School of Syalakhadi, Sarswati Secondary School of Gotamkot and Martyrs Memorial...

PM Oli arrives in Doha en route to Ktm access_timeOctober 4

Doha – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived in Doha, Qatar from New York of the U.S.A today on the way back home after leading the Nepali delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York and concluding an official visit to C...

Court convicts FSU President on rape charge access_timeOctober 4

Parbat – The District Court, Parbat, has ordered 10 years in jail to President of Free Student’s Union of Kushma-based Gupteshwork Multiple Campus Shishir Chhetri on charge of raping a girl. The single bench of District Judge Surya Bahadur ...

RSS reporter elected Press Union district chair access_timeOctober 4

Dadeldhura – Dadeldhura district reporter of Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) Dhan Bahadur Bhandari was elected the chairman of Press Union Dadeldhura chapter unopposed. The fourth district convention of Press Union held on Wednesday elected 13-mem...

Rare Royal Bengal Tiger found dead access_timeOctober 4

Bardiya –A rare Royal Bengal Tiger was found dead in Bardiya National Park (BNP) on Wednesday afternoon. The dead body of spotted tiger of around 17 years was recovered near Chisapani post inside the BNP, some 700 metres away from the East-West H...

FNJ flays newspaper torching incident access_timeOctober 3

  Dhangadhi – An unidentified group this morning torched copies of the Kantipur National vernacular daily, The Kathmandu Post English daily and Nagarik vernacular daily brought for distribution in Attariya bazaar of Kailali district. ...

Prime Minister Oli in New York access_timeOctober 3

New York – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived New York today on the way back to home after completing his three-day official visit to Costa Rica.  At the invitation of President Carlos Alvarado Quesada, PM Oli had embarked on the ...

Five rapists get 10-year jail sentence access_timeOctober 3

Gaighat –The District Court, Udayapur on Tuesday has sentenced a 10.5-year jail sentence to five persons for their involvement in raping a 14-year girl of Katari municipality-4, Udayapur en masse.  A single bench of district judge Tejen...

PM Oli, Costa Rica President hold bilateral talks on mutual cooperation on peace, climate change access_timeOctober 2

San Jose –KP Sharma Oli and President of Costa Rica Carlos Alvarado Quesada exchanged views on mutual cooperation in the areas of international peace, agriculture and climate change.  Prime Minister Oli is presently on a Costa Rica visi...

UN University for Peace awards doctorate degree on PM Oli access_timeOctober 2

San Jose – The UN University for Peace has awarded the degree of ‘doctor honoris causa’ to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at a special convocation organized here on Monday.  The honorary doctorate has been conferred on the Pri...

Vehicular movement to be disrupted access_timeOctober 2

Kathmandu –Vehicular movement on Nagdhunga-Pipalmodh road section along the Tribhuvan Highway is to be disrupted.  The Division Road Office, Kathmandu has banned vehicular movement from 8.00 pm to 5.00 am citing road maintenance and imp...

Free service center for old people in Bhaktapur access_timeOctober 1

Bhaktapur – A free service center for senior citizens has come into operation at Bhaktapur.  The center operated by the Gupteshwor Mahadev Temple Protection Committee was inaugurated today. The center has been established on the premises...