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12 injured in road accident in Banke access_timeNovember 18

Ranjha–Twelve persons were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-1 in Banke district today morning. Among the injured ones, Asha Basnet of Dang and Janaki Pun of Kohalpur Municipality as well as a...

Poorly-maintained illegal fences to ward off elephants kill 40 people in Jhapa access_timeNovember 18

Surunga–The illegal electric fences and poorly-maintained sagging electric lines put in various places in Jhapa district to ward off the wild elephants has been a cause for major concern among the local authorities, as they continue to claim the ...

Government planning to open Local Development Training Academy in all states access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has shared about the government plan of opening Local Development Training Academy in every state. While inaugurating the 'second international conference on ...

Export of medicinal herbs to India still on hold access_timeNovember 18

BankeThe export of Nepali herbal (jadibuti), which has been put on hold for the past one year due to obstruction of Indian plant quarantine, has yet to resume. Publishing a notice in the gazette on 1 October 2019, the Government of India had issued ...

61 interested for Chair and members of transitional justice commissions access_timeNovember 18

Kathmandu–Total 61 aspirants, including old and new have submitted their applications for the office-bearers of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP). The reco...

Education material support distributed to jailbirds access_timeNovember 18

Bajura–Educational materials were distributed to inmates languishing at the district prison with support from Badimalika municipality in coordination with Samarjeet Battalion. Organizing a programme at the prison premises on Sunday, the Samarj...

Recommendation committee to unveil TRC, CIEDP office-bearers' names on Monday access_timeNovember 17

Kathmandu–The meeting of the committee formed to recommend the names of the officer-bearers for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Commission of Investigation on Enforced Disappeared Persons (CIEDP) has decided to make public the recomme...

News festival discusses future of journalism, its challenges access_timeNovember 17

Butwal– A News Festival has been organized in Lumbini to dwell on how journalism should be in federalism. The festival continues for three days. Area experts, editors and reporters will discuss thoroughly on various topics, said chairperson of Lu...

NA man dies while fleeing confinement access_timeNovember 17

Chitwan– A Nepal Army person who was apprehended by the police this morning for an offence died in his failed attempt to escape the confinement. The deceased has been identified as Ram Kandel, 28, of Ichchhamanakamana rural municipality-5 and was...

NC candidate for by-election Bhadel bereaved of mother access_timeNovember 17

Bhaktapur– Nepali Congress (NC) candidate to vie in the upcoming by-election for the post of State Assembly from Bhaktapur constituency no 1 Krishna Lal Bandel has been bereaved of mother today. Resident of Changunarayan municiplaity-4 in Bhak...

Assistance to construct hostel for students with visual impairment access_timeNovember 17

Tulsipur– The Adarsha Model Secondary School at Rapti rural municipality-2 of Dang has received assistance for the construction of a hostel for the students with visual impairment. Rapti Society Japan collected Rs 41,440 for the construction. ...

17 deep tubewells worth over Rs 30 million constructed in Bara, Parsa access_timeNovember 17

Hetauda– The Division Office of Water Resources and Irrigation Development in Parsa district has constructed altogether 17 deep tubewells at the cost of Rs 30.5. Constructed under the unconditional grant scheme of State No 2 in 11 places in Ba...

Jomsom-Korala road to be closed access_timeNovember 17

Thini,Mustang–The Jomsom-Korola road of Mustang under the Kaligandaki Corridor Road Project is to be closed for three days. The road is being shut for three days starting November 21 in order to expand the road section from Samar to Jho river. ...

Chand-led group's cadre arrested access_timeNovember 17

Tulasipur–The Dang police on Saturday arrested a cadre of Communist Party of Nepal led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) from Babai-5 in Dang district. The arrestees have been identified as local resident Nim Bahadur Dangi, Babai rural municipali...

Cooperatives urged to participate in social security fund access_timeNovember 15

Kathmandu–Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista has urged the workers in the cooperatives sector to participate in the Social Security Fund. Addressing an orientation programme on implementation of the social secur...

Telephone service in Bajura village discontinued for past week access_timeNovember 15

Bajura–Telephone service has come to a halt for past a week following glitches in towers at Badimalika in the district, affecting the subscribers. The local people have vented their ire against the failure of the Nepal Telecom to fix the problems...

Two arrested with stolen Indian number plate vehicles access_timeNovember 15

Kathmandu–The Kathmandu police have arrested two persons along with three stolen Indian number plate vehicles from local Kalanki. A team from the Metropolitan Police Circle, Kalimati, made the arrest of Mukunda Prasad Pudasaini from Gorkha and Di...

Campus padlocked demanding probe into corruption charge access_timeNovember 15

Martadi–Nepal Students Union, Bajura chapter has padlocked Bajura Campus based in district headquarters Martadi for an indefinite period demanding resignation of campus Chief Suresh Prasad Pandit. NSU Bajura Campus Unit Secretary Dhan Bahadur ...

13-day mother sees both kidney failure, new born at risk access_timeNovember 15

Parbat–A new mother from Kushma municipality-4, Zero Kimi, Parbat has witnessed failure of her both kidneys. Bishaka Pariyar, 23, who went through a cesarean delivery on November 3 is now surviving with kidney failure. The kidney failure was d...

Minister Thapa urges international community to express solidarity in reproductive rights access_timeNovember 14

Kathmandu–Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizen, Thamamaya Thapa, has urged the international community to extend support in order to attain sustainable development goals within 2030 and to promote reproductive rights. Minister Thapa...