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Road obstruction triggers shortage of commodities in Rukum's remote hinterlands access_time2017/7/21

Rukum - The eastern region of the country is in a grip of unwarranted shortage of daily essential commodities due to obstructions along the rural roads in the wake of incessant monsoon downpours.  The Takasera, Kankri, Mahat, Morawanga and Huku...

More than 600,000 vehicles face the music access_time2017/7/21

Kathmandu - The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has subjected as many as 639,611 vehicles to legal action under differing titles in the fiscal year 2016/17.  The vehicles were penalized for haphazard parking, driving under the influ...

Septuagenarian found dead at dumping site access_time2017/7/21

Pokhara - An elderly citizen has been found dead at a dumping site located at Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 14.  75 – year – old Nirmala Budhamagar, a native of Rolpa, and currently living as a tenant at Gasti block was...

Japanese State Minister disheartened to see quake-damaged monuments access_time2017/7/20

Kathmandu - Visiting Japanese State Minister for Environment Tadahiko Ito has expressed his sadness over the world famous monuments in Nepal damaged by the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.  At an interaction organized in the capital city to discuss disa...

Bishnu Rijal bereaved of his mother access_time2017/7/19

Kathmandu - CPN (UML), Central Publicity Department secretary Bishnu Rijal has been bereaved of his mother.  Rijal's mother, Dillisara Rijal, passed away at Dangar Gaon, Bhairabi-5, Dailekh district today. She was 75.  UML party sec...

NPC vice-chairman stresses on actions to transform SDGs into reality access_time2017/7/19

Kathmandu - National Planning Commission (NPC) vice-chairman Dr. Min Bahadur Shrestha delivered today Nepal’s national statement at the plenary meeting of the 2017 High-Level Political Forum being held at the United Nations Headquarters from 10 t...

All wards of Tansen municipality will have road connectivity: Mayor Shahi access_time2017/7/19

Palpa - Mayor of Tansen Municipality, Ashok Kumar Shahi, has said that every ward of Tansen Municipality would be linked with road network.  Shahi said that task for expansion of smooth access to transport services would be carried out in all t...

Patients flow increases in Nuwakot's hospitals access_time2017/7/19

Trishuli (Nuwakot) - With the monsoon season in full swing, the number of patients visiting the hospitals for fever and typhoid has dramatically soared.  Trishuli District Hospital's Dr Rajendra Lama said the patients suffering from vi...

Nepalgunj Town Executive Council's election results access_time2017/7/18

Nepalgunj - Nepali Congress, CPN (Maoist Centre), Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) and Federal Socialist Forum's representatives were elected in the election for the Nepalgunj Sub Metropolis Town Executive Council on Monday.  The council ha...

Three teenage manual workers disappear in Seti river access_time2017/7/18

Pokhara - Three teenage manual workers disappeared after being swept by the Seti river at Pashupatighat stretch in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 33.  Sangita Nepali, 18, Dhwani Nepali, 19 and Sunil Pariyar, 17, of Tafe area of Dang...

Maoist extended meeting: Leaders discuss reasons of party's defeat in polls access_time2017/7/18

Ramesh Lamsal  Kathmandu - The CPN (Maoist Centre) leaders have argued that party's poor performance in the first and second phases of the local level polls was due to inadequate publicity of the pro-people works executed by the Prachanda-led...

'Tobacco Tax: A sustainable source for Health Financing' access_time2017/7/17

(Bishnu Nepal)  Kathmandu - One of the effective ways of reducing tobacco consumption is to spike up tobacco tax.  A joint study by the World Bank and the World Health Organization recently conducted in various countries including South...

Gemstone processing centers established in three district access_time2017/7/17

Kathmandu - The Cottage and Small Industries Development Board has established gemstones processing goods development centres in three districts in the last nine to ten years.  The centers meant for cutting, polishing and drilling of gemsto...

TU publishes LLB first year result access_time2017/7/17

Kathmandu - Tribhuwan University (TU), Office of the Controller of Examination on Sunday published the result of LLB first year examination held under the Faculties of Law.  The examination was held in the Nepali month of Chait in 2072 BS. &nb...

Teenager killed, another injured in bike – bus collision access_time2017/7/16

Bhaktapur - A person was killed and another injured in a collision involving a motorbike and a bus at Ghathaghar of Madhyapur Thimi municipality last night.  17 – year – old bike rider, Ashim Shrestha, of Bangalamukhi of Lalitp...

Two killed, three missing after flood enters settlement access_time2017/7/16

Charikot- Two persons were killed and three are reported missing after a flood barged through a settlement located at the border of Khimti and Pharpu villages of Ramechap district last night.  According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP...

Butwal carves out plan for urban development access_time2017/7/16

Butwal -The first meeting of the Butwal Sub Metropolis' Executive Council took the decision to take effective steps to resolve the problems of unmanaged settlement in Butwal.  The meeting held on Saturday took a host of decision including f...

Damak municipality to set up 'knowledge bank' access_time2017/7/14

Damak - The Damak municipality in Jhapa is set to establish 'Knowledge Bank' – the first of its kind in Nepal – with an aim to contribute towards the town's prosperity.  The municipality has broached the concept of the b...

Monsoon downpour razes down dilapidated school infrastructure access_time2017/7/14

Dunai (Dolpa) - The incessant downpour for the past one week has triggered the collapse of basic but dilapidated infrastructures of a school here disrupting regular classes.  The stairs, walls and playing ground of the Rara Lower Secondary Sc...

Police constable found dead in Kailali access_time2017/7/14

Dhangadhi - A constable of Nepal Police was found dead in Natural Beauty Hotel at Attariya Bazar of Kailali on Thursday where he was staying.  The deceased has been identified as Sher Bahadur Buda Chettri of Bhajani Municipality-4 in the distri...