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Deadly blast in Ugandan capital a 'terrorist act': President access_time2021-10-24

KAMPALA, Oct. 24: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday that an explosion in the capital Kampala that killed one person and injured five was "a terrorist act" and vowed to hunt down those responsible. Police said a "serious blast...

India reports 15,906 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours access_time2021-10-24

NEW DELHI, October 24: India reported 15,906 new COVID-19 cases and 16,479 recoveries in the past 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Sunday. With this, the active caseload of the country now stands at 1,72,594 in the countr...

Strong quake strikes northern Taiwan access_time2021-10-24

TAIPEI, Oct. 24 : A strong earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, with residents reporting violent shaking in the capital Taipei but there were no immediate reports of widespread damage. Taiwan's central weather bureau said the quake was ...

Child feared drowned, man found dead access_time2021-10-24

BALEWA, October 24: A child has gone missing in Bhuji river in Bobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-7 in Baglung district. Jeevan, five-year-old son of Dil Bahadur BK of Dhorpatan-7 Dharabot, who went to play with a friend in Bhuji river on Saturday evenin...

Moving bus catches fire access_time2021-10-24

DHADING, October 24: A bus caught fire in Gajuri Bazaar of Gajuri rural municipality-1 on the Prithvi Highway this morning. The bus (Na 6 Kha 1471) heading to Kathmandu from Surkhet caught fire all of a sudden as it was in motion, said Deputy Superi...

Three killed in separate incidents access_time2021-10-24

MALANGWA, October 24: Three people have been killed in separate accidents in Sarlahi district on Saturday. According to the District Police Office, two persons were electrocuted while a teenager was killed when he was hit by a motorcycle. Papita Dev...

Dhaka cloth trade down with Corona Virus access_time2021-10-24

PALPA, October 24: Kamala Rayamajhi of Chhahra in Rainadevi Chhahra Rural Municipality-4, was very excited when she started a shop in Silkhantol, Tansen five years ago to trade in Dhaka cloth. But is now very disappointed with the business slowing d...

Possibility of formation of new government under NC leadership in Province 1: Minister Khadka access_time2021-10-23

BIRATNAGAR: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Narayan Khadka, has said that there was a possibility of forming a government under the leadership of Nepali Congress in Province 1.  Talking briefly to media persons at Biratnagar airport Saturday, ...

Permission granted to cut around 7,000 tress for widening of Muglin-Pokhara road access_time2021-10-22

DAMAULI, October 22: Around 7,000 trees are to be cut during the widening of Muglin-Pokhara road section along the Prithvi Highway. The road is being extended to four lanes and a total of 6,750 trees along the Tanahu section are to be removed. Divis...

Rain forecast again access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU, October 22: Although there is no significant rain causing system in Nepal at present, the weather will be partly to generally cloudy today. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, light rainfall has been taking place at some pl...

Precious Buddha statue brought at Bhairahawa access_time2021-10-22

RUPANDEHI, October 22: A precious Buddha statue to be set up at the Gautam Buddha International Airport, Bhairahawa arrived here on Thursday. The statue made up of white jade has been brought at Bhairahawa Customs Office from Myanmar via Hong Kong and ...

PM takes stock of  losses caused by flood, landslide in Baitadi access_time2021-10-21

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has made an onsite inspection in Baitadi to take stock of the damage caused by flood and landslide in the district.  The Prime Minister today observed the damage caused by the natural disaster at Dhungad area o...

CPN (Maoist Center) designates chiefs of 32 departments access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU: The CPN (Maoist Center) has finalized the chiefs of the party's various departments and foundations. The Standing Committee meeting held at the party office at Perisdanda on Thursday designated the leadership of the 32 departments and...

Rains inflict 30 percent loss to paddy crops output in Chitwan access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU, October 21: Incessant rains that occurred in the country for the past few days have inflicted 30 percent loss to the expected paddy crops output in Chitwan.  The rainfall with the wind storm caused damage to paddies that were ready f...

13 killed in Damascus army bus bombing access_time2021-10-20

DAMASCUS, October 20 : A bomb attack on an army bus in Damascus killed at least 13 people Wednesday in the bloodiest such attack in years, the SANA state news agency reported. "A terrorist bombing using two explosive devices targeted a passing bus...

Grenade targets Taliban vehicle in Afghan capital: officials access_time2021-10-20

KABUL, October 20 : A grenade attack on a Taliban vehicle wounded two fighters and four nearby school children in Kabul on Wednesday, officials said. A probe has been launched to "find the perpetrators", Taliban interior ministry spokesman Qa...

Flood sweeps away Karnali bridge construction materials access_time2021-10-20

KARNALI, October 20: The flood-fed Karnali River swept away materials of under-construction bridge linking Surkhet and Kailali. According to the Province Police Office, Surkhet, the flooding occurred on Tuesday took away construction materials of the c...

Karki couple killed in tuskers attack access_time2021-10-20

MAHENDRANAGAR, October 20: A couple died in wild tuskers' attack at Shuklaphanta municipality-12, Basantapur in Kanchanpur this morning. According to the information shared by the Kanchanpur District Police Office, the deceased have been identified...

23 missing in Bajhang landslide access_time2021-10-19

BAJHANG: The number of people missing in the landslide that occurred at Dikhla of Thalara Rural Municipality-4 in Bajhang district on Tuesday morning has reached 23. Among the missing ones, 18 were from Gagane Sarki's family while five were from...

India reports 13,058 new COVID-19 cases, lowest tally in 231 days access_time2021-10-19

NEW DELHI, October 19: India reported 13,058 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest in 231 days, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday. With this, the Indian active caseload stands at 1,83,118, which is also the low...