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View tower construction takes momentum access_timeJuly 22

Kanchanpur –The construction of view tower is gaining momentum at Betkot Lake area –the major destination of Kanchanpur for domestic and external tourists.  The six-storied view tower is being constructed through due bidding process...

Two dead as truck hits motorcycle access_timeJuly 22

Palpa – Two people were killed today when a truck hit a motorcycle near the Siddha Baba Temple at Tinau Rural Municipality-1 in Palpa.  Police have confirmed the deaths of Madhav Kumar, 40, and Umesh Kumal, 19, of Aanptari of Mathagadhi R...

NC President Deuba demands medical bill in previous form access_timeJuly 22

Kathmandu –Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has accused the government of trying to suppress citizens' fundamental rights of peaceful protest by declaring prohibited area.  During a programme organized by party central com...

WHF international committee chair Singh passes away access_timeJuly 22

Kathmandu – World Hindu Federation (WHF) International Committee Chair Bharat Keshar Singh passed away today in course of treatment at the Balkhu-based Bayodha Hospital. He was 82.  He was on the WHF key post for the second-term. The form...

Govt discriminates in relief distribution, say Madhes movement injured access_timeJuly 22

Parsa –Those injured in the Madhes movement have accused Province 2 government of discrimination in handing out relief to the movement's victims.  They have charged leaders of Madhes-based political parties with favouring only those c...

Rape cases rising in Tulsipur High Court's desk access_timeJuly 22

Tulsipur –The High Court Tulsipur in Dang last fiscal year settled 602 cases. As stated by court registrar Shreelal Poudel, in the period, the court registered 413 new cases and the number of cases in pending case (previous years) were 373. Of th...

Alertness after Marsyangdi River swells access_timeJuly 22

Beshisahar, Lamjung –With the rise of water level in the Marsyangdi River, alertness has been maintained on the embankment area and the vicinity.  The local administration urged everyone in the settlements near the river in Manang and Lam...

79 new leprosy patients found in Siraha access_timeJuly 22

Lahan – A total of 79 new patients of leprosy have been found in Siraha district, according to the Health Division at the Dhangadhimai Municipality.  The new patients were identified during a door-to-door campaign launched by the govern...

26 conflict victim families receive 5.2 million in relief support access_timeJuly 22

Terhathum –Twenty-six households displaced and affected during the 10 years long conflict in Terhathum have received Rs. 5.2 million in relief support from the government.  A total of Rs. 5.27 million was distributed as relief support t...

Farmers worship gods calling for rain access_timeJuly 22

Tulasipur, Dang –Farmers here have worshipped the Bhumebarma god after the area has failed to receive rain even as the time is nearing towards the end of monsoon.  The farmers of Tulasipur used to receive water to plant paddy from the s...

US Ambassador Teplitz pays farewell call on Chair Dahal access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu –U.S Ambassador to Nepal, Alaina B. Teplitz has paid a farewell call on Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'.  Ambassador Teplitz is returning home after completing her term.  On...

Landslide buries house killing two, injuring three access_timeJuly 20

Jajarkot –Two people were killed and others three were injured when a landslide caused by incessant rains buried a house at Garkhakot Chhirka of Juni Chande Rural Municipality-6 in Jajarkot. Police confirmed the deaths of Lali Budha, 55 and her g...

Community named after NEA executive director Ghising access_timeJuly 20

Baniyani, Jhapa –Until few years ago, power outage up to 16 hours a day in winter was the part of people's daily lives. Needless to say, with the entry of Kulman Ghising to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) as the executive director, thin...

Dharan mayor Subba to be laid to rest tomorrow access_timeJuly 20

Itahari – The Dharan Sub metropolis has planned the funeral procession of the late mayor Tara Subba for tomorrow, Saturday. The 52-year-old mayor passed away in course of treatment of pneumonia caused by a strong strain of infectious agent in the...

Compulsion of going abroad for health service to be ended-DPM Yadav access_timeJuly 20

Kathmandu –Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, has said the people's compulsion of going abroad for medical treatment would be put an end.  At a programme organised at B&B Hospital in Lal...

Drinking water project worth Rs 10 million completes access_timeJuly 20

Ratnanagar, Chitwan –A drinking water project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 10 million at Gadhuwa of Kalika Municipality of eastern Chitwan.  The project got completed with the financial and technical assistance from the Pokhar...

Eleven bridges constructed in Myagdi district this year access_timeJuly 20

Babiyachaur, Myagdi – As many as 2,500 households have been benefitted with the construction of 11 suspension bridges at various places in Myagdi district this year.  The construction of the bridges has not only eased travel to the loca...

Some 1200 households in darkness access_timeJuly 20

Jajarkot –The Laburkhola Micro Hydropower Project at Chaurjahari municipality in west Rukum has shut down after flood in the Laburkhola stream following incessant rains washed away the project's intake canal.  Around 1,200 household...

Deuba expresses grief over Rukum jeep accident access_timeJuly 19

Kathmandu – Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba here today expressed his grief over the Rukum jeep accident.  Seven persons were killed and four others were injured in a road mishap at Sisne rural municipality-5 of Rukum (East)...

Vehicular movement along Narayangadh-Muglin resumes access_timeJuly 19

Chitwan –Vehicular movement along Narayangadh-Muglin road section, which was obstructed due to landslide occurred at Ichchhakamana rural municipality-6, has resumed.  According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, the road section bl...