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Construction of telecom infrastructure services allowed access_time2017/11/3

Kathmandu - The government has allowed the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) for the construction of telecommunications infrastructure services with a view to making the telecommunications services accessible and reliable.  The NTA, in l...

Nepal stresses on apt policy to mitigate impact of global warming access_time2017/11/3

Kathmandu - Nepal's permanent representative for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Ambika Luitel has spoken of the need to implement appropriate programmes for mitigating the adverse effects of global wa...

Complaints filed against 699 officials not providing information access_time2017/11/3

-Kumar Chaulagain  Kathmandu - Complaints have been lodged against 699 local level information officials not providing public information.  These complaints have been sent to the office chiefs of the related offices by post at the initi...

NWPP chair Bijukchhe not to contest any election in future access_time2017/11/3

- Ramesh Giri  Bhaktapur - Chairman of Nepal Workers and Peasants' Party ( NWPP), Narayanman Bijukchhe, has said he would not compete in any election in the future.  Talking to RSS in Bhaktapur today, he said NWPP had handed the res...

Police head constable dies while on duty access_time2017/11/3

Bhaktapur - A police head constable working at the Madhyapur Thimi Police Circle in Bhaktapur met with sudden death at 11 pm on Thursday.  Forty three years old Lal Babu Raut was on duty at the police office when he suddenly collapsed. He was r...

I have not taken rest from active politics: NWPP Chairperson Bijukchhe access_time2017/11/3

Bhaktapur - Chairperson of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) Narayan Man Bijukchhe today clarified that he has not retired from active politics despite not registering his nomination for the upcoming House of Representatives.   "I...

Building confinement shelter for rhinos to be translocated to China begins access_time2017/11/3

Ratnagar, Chitwan - Work to construct a confinement shelter has started in Chitwan National Park to keep two pairs of one-horned rhinos meant to translocate to China.  The translocation will take place as per a decision taken by the government ...

9,816 additional voters in Dhankuta access_time2017/11/3

Dhankuta - Dhankuta district has additional 9,816 voters for the House of Representatives and State Assemblies elections slated for November 26 and December 7, said the district election office.  Ten more polling centers have been added totalin...

Oldest dance-drama Kattik Naach hamstrung by financial crunch access_timeकात्तिक १५, २०७४

Lalitpur- The famous Kattik Naach, the traditional dance-drama, probably the world's longest such dance festival, is constrained by lack of financial resources to keep it going.  The concerned stakeholders have expressed worry over this ...

Dahal elected TAAN president access_time2017/10/30

Kathmandu - Mr. Nawaraj Dahal has been elected the president of Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN).  Dahal, a candidate for the post of president from the leftist alliance, was elected from the 39th annual general meeting of TAAN hel...

Translation of Nepali literature stressed for internationalization access_time2017/10/30

Maryland, USA - People of Nepali origin, journalists and litterateurs, and social activists here have stressed on the need of translating important literary creations in the Nepali language into English and other international languages for internation...

Sita Ram wedding ceremony to be held from Nov 18 in Janakpur access_time2017/10/29

Janakpurdham - The week-long traditional wedding festival, Sita Ram Wedding Ceremony (Bibaha Panchami) is to be held in Janakpurdham in Dhanusha district from 18th of upcoming November.  On the occasion Bibaha Panchami, the Mithila community in...

Probe committee starts investigation into death of Shiwakoti access_time2017/10/29

Baniyani, Jhapa - A high-level probe committee formed by Home Ministry has launched an investigation into the death of one Laxman Shiwakoti from today.  Shiwakoti, 11, of Arjundhara-11 in Jhapa, who had gone missing from his home on September 3...

Dengue fever on the rise in Mahottari access_time2017/10/29

Bardibas - The number of people suffering from Dengue fever is on the rise in Mahottari.  More than 400 people are reported to have been infected with the disease transmitted by mosquitoes in the past few months. As a result, the Bardibas hospi...

Police units operational from dilapidated buildings in Rolpa access_time2017/10/9

Rolpa - Police in Rolpa districts have been compelled to operate their service from dilapidated building for they have no own buildings.  Police here said that they are facing crises of different types while operating official works and service...

Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry gets new leadership access_time2017/10/29

Babiyachaur - Uttam Kumar Karmacharya has been elected the Chairperson of Myagdi Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  The 24th annual general meeting and 10th convention of the Association concluded on Saturday evening unanimously elected a 27-me...

Lohani elected Chair of Tourist Bus Association access_time2017/10/19

Pokhara - A new Working Committee of Tourist Bus Association – an organization of tourist bus entrepreneurs – has been elected.  The seventh convention of the Association elected a new working committee under the leadership of Prahl...

Leftist Alliance manifesto focuses on political stability for economic prosperity access_time2017/10/28

- Ramesh Lamsal  Kathmandu - The two major parties in the Leftist Alliance – the CPN (UML) and the CPN (Maoist Centre) – have prepared the House of Representatives and the State Assembly Election Manifesto, 2017.  The main s...

42 metric tonnes of solid waste extracted from Kathmandu rivers access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - At least 42 metric tonnes of solid waste have been managed under clean-up campaigns of different rivers in Kathmandu valley. Fourteen tonnes of garbage were picked up from Guheshwari temple area under the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign that...

Weather pattern changes in hilly, Tarai area access_time2017/10/28

Kathmandu - The weather pattern has changed in hilly and Tarai areas across the country with the development of low pressure system in the high atmosphere, the meteorologists said.  "The weather has changed completely in the hilly area, an...