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Karnali Highway obstructed access_time2021-08-01

SURKHET, Aug 1: The Karnali Highway has been obstructed after a landslide occurred at Chaukhola of Khandachakra Municipality-10 at 10:00 am today. The District Administration Office said efforts were continued to clear the landslide deposition and rest...

Melamchi flood sweeps away 17 more houses access_time2021-08-01

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 1: Seventeen houses and huts in Helambu and Melamchi of Sindhupalchowk were washed away by the flooded Melamchi River last night. According to the District Police Office, the incessant rains for some days triggered the flood.  ...

Marsyangdi River brought back to original course access_time2021-07-31

MANANG, July 31: Marsyangdi River in Manang has been diverted to its original course. The river had changed its regular course following the incessant rains since June 15. A water dam had been created with the river changing its course and it had pu...

Incidents of snakebite on the rise access_time2021-07-31

MAHOTTARI, July 31: The number of incidents of snakebite has increased unprecedentedly, due to rise in the temperature and heat. As a result, the Mahottari district hospital in Jaleswar has reported a rise in the number of people coming for treatment o...

Treaty, agreement should be in national interest: Dr Rawal access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Vice-Chairperson of the main opposition party, CPN (UML), Dr Bhim Bahadur Rawal, has said that treaties and agreements should be signed considering national interest as supreme.  During the 'special hour' in today&...

MPs draw attention of government towards COVID-19 control, disaster mitigation access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: MPs have drawn the attention of the government towards prevention and control of COVID-19 pandemic and disaster mitigation. Speaking in the 'zero hour' in the meeting of the House of Representatives today, they urged th...

355 inmates in Bhimphedi Prison test positive to COVID-19 access_time2021-07-30

BAGMATI, July 30: Over one third inmates in Bhimphedi Prison based in Bhimphedi rural municipality in Makwanpur have tested positive to COVID-19.  During a rapid antigen diagnostic test on 969 inmates, 355 were found to be positive.  The te...

School gets telescope access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Singer Yogeshwor Amatya has gifted a telescope to the Chhauni-based Panchakanya Secondary School.   The decision to provide the optical instrument to the school was to inspire students to pursue an interest in astronomy an...

First dose of Vero Cell vaccine in Lalitpur Metropolitan City from today access_time2021-07-30

LALITPUR, July 30: First dose of Vero Cell vaccine against COVID-19 has been provided in all wards of Lalitpur Metropolitan City for three days from today.  Citizen above 45 years would be administered the vaccine at vaccination booth of every w...

Tax-evaded sugar seized access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Police in Kanchanpur district seized a huge quantity of sugar imported from India by evading tax on Thursday evening. A joint team of police deployed from Sudurpaschim Province Police and District Police Office seized the sugar...

Tokyo Olympics: Saraswoti Chaudhary exits from first stage access_time2021-07-30

  TOKYO, July 30: Nepal's sprinter, Saraswoti Chaudhary, has been knocked out of the first round of the 100 metres dash of the 32nd Summer Olympics underway in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.  Chaudhary could not demonstrate notabl...

Minister Bhusal vows for long-term plan against flood-induced disasters access_time2021-07-30

KIRATPUR, July 30: People from the catchment areas of Kamala river in Dhanusha district have drawn attention of Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Pampha Bhusal for the lasting solution from the inundation taking place almost every y...

Minimum budget allocation mars NICU in Dhaulagiri Hospital access_time2021-07-30

BAGLUNG, July 30: The newborn intensive care unit (NICU) being constructed in Dhaulagiri Hospital has been in limbo for lack of sufficient budget to complete the construction. As high as Rs 30 million is expected to complete the construction of the N...

Poet Pratibha KC felicitated access_time2021-07-30

LONDON, July 30: Poet Pratibha KC, who is doing her literary works being based in the UK for long, has been honoured with ANESAS Suprama Iprama Prize. KC was selected for the prize for her outstanding contribution to the development and promotion ...

Sinti waterfall lures more domestic tourists access_time2021-07-30

NARAYANGHAT, July 30: Sinti waterfall located at Kalika Municipality-9 Chitwan district has received more domestic tourists in the recent days.  Chairman of ward no. 9 of the municipality, Hem Bahadur Chhetri, said that increased publicity dr...

Ultimodeal to raise $2 million and launch its new platform. access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Ultimodeal, a Nepalese eCommerce Start-up aiming to offer better services and quick delivery is planning to launch its new applications after completing series A funding round.  The series A funding round is led by actress S...

President Bhandari inaugurates war museum access_time2021-07-28

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Nepal Army-initiated construction of a war museum has come to a final shape.  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated the museum today. Nepal Army had constructed the museum building at the cost of around Rs 70 mil...

Truck-motorbike collision leaves couple dead access_time2021-07-28

JHAPA, July 28: A couple died when a truck knocked a motorbike they were riding at Damak-4, Chiyadokan of Jhapa along the East-West Highway.  The deceased have been identified as Purna Bahadur Bista, 43, a hotel entrepreneur of Kankai municipal...

NC 14th General Convention: over 852 thousand verified as active members access_time2021-07-27

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Nepali Congress (NC) has provided the party active membership to 852 thousand 711 people across the country. The membership was granted in view of the party's upcoming General Convention scheduled on September 1 to 4. ...

Parliamentary Committee directs for revisions in Act access_time2021-07-27

KATHMANDU, July 27: The Law, Justice and Human Rights Committee of the parliament has directed for rescinding the Chapter on Crime against the Protection of Fetus in the Penal Code-2017.     During the discussions held on Monday, the Mini...