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Corruption on rise from centre to local levels: Chair Rana

Surkhet : Chairperson of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (United), Pashupati Shumsher JB Rana, has said that corruption has spread from the centre to local levels in the country.  At a news conference organised at Surkhet today, Chair Rana said that...

High alertness to be adopted to control bird flu

Kathmandu : High alertness is to be adopted in the aftermath of the detection of bird flu (H5N1 virus) in some of poultry farms in Kathmandu.  A municipal-level meeting held to identify measures so that the situation could be handled effectivel...

RJPN obstructs parliament meeting

Kathmandu : Lawmakers of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) have stalled the meeting of the House of Representatives, the lower house of Federal Parliament today, calling for making the Lal Commission report public.  The government had form...

Corrected News: Country heading towards the journey of prosperity

Kathmandu : The government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has recently completed first year of its five-year term.  In his address to the nation on last February 14, Prime Minister said the government took the period as a year to develop f...

NC central working committee meet today

Kathmandu : Nepali Congress is holding its central working committee meeting today to take decisions on the formation of disciplinary and election committees of the party.  Other agendas to be discussed in the meeting to begin from 11.00 am tod...

4.1 magnitude aftershock of Gorkha earthquake jolts Kathmandu

Kathmandu : An earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale rattled Kathmandu at 9.1 am on Monday.  According to the National Seismological Centre, the commotion was an aftershock of the Gorkha Earthquake that struck different parts of the country...

Over 100 people undergo eye surgery in two days

Doti : More than 100 people have been benefitted from a free eye surgery camp organsied by Nepal Chamber of Commerce, Doti.  A total of 102 people underwent eye surgery in the first two days of the five-day camp begun from March 15, said NCC Do...

NC parliamentary party aggrieved over Shrestha's demise

Kathmandu : Nepali Congress parliamentary party has expressed sorrow over the demise of Punya Prasad Shrestha, father of party's former chief whip and central member Chin Kaji Shrestha.  NC chief whip Bal Krishna Khand, in a condolence note...

Six houses gutted in fire

Hilinhang : A forest fire in Hilihang rural municipality-3 has engulfed six houses near the forest. The fire in the human settlement has been put out while it continues to rage in the forest.  The houses of Man Prasad Palungwa, Harka Bahadur Pa...

Chairperson Dahal leaving for US

Kathmandu : Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda', is leaving for the United States today for the treatment of his wife, Sita Dahal. They are leaving here coming evening.  Sita, who is suffering from...

Cabinet gets full shape in right time: PM Oli

Biratnagar : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the Council of Ministers would be given full shape in right time. Talking briefly to media persons at Biratnagar airport today, PM Oli made it clear that Cabinet was not being reshuffled but getting fu...

Chitwan on high alert following bird flu in neighbouring Makawanpur

Chitwan : A high alert has been maintained in the district following the manifestation of bird flu in the neighborring Makawanpur district. Import of poultry and its products into the district, a pocket area for poultry, has been tightened, while poult...

NC President Deuba urges protesting CPN to join talks

Palpa : Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba today urged the protesting Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) to end violence and join talks. The government must take initiatives in this regard, he said at a press conference org...

PM sends condolences to New Zealand counterpart on losses of valuable lives in mosque attacks

Kathmandu : Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has sent a message of condolences to Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, on the loss of innocent lives in mass shootings on Friday at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.  In his message...

'Consumers awareness needed to secure rights'

Kathmandu : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the consumers need to beware to secure their rights. In a message today on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, he said the service delivery institutions, entrepreneurs and other stakehold...

NC senior leader takes exception to government working style

Taulihawa : Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has taken exception to the incumbent government's working style to bring CK Raut to consensus through dialogue and tag Biplav-led Maoists as terrorists.  At a gathering of cadres ...

Congress leader Dangol bereaved of mother

Kathmandu : Nepali Congress leader and former Minsiter Tirtharam Dangol has been bereaved of his mother.  His mother Nani Maiju Dangol passed away at own residence at Kuleswor on Thursday night, informed NC Kathmandu leader Ganesh Rijal. She wa...

Road mishap: two died, 23 injured

Jiri : A bus accident this morning has left two people dead and other 23 injured.  The bus mishap occurred at Bigu rural municipality-1, Naya Bato in Dolakha killed Dinesh Thapa of Chaukune rural municipality-3, Surkhet and Hira Prasad Mijar of...

Inactive lifestyle behind increasing number of kidney patients

Dang: Chief Minister of State-5, Shankar Pokhrel, has said that number of kidney patients has been increasing due to the sedentary lifestyle of people in recent period. At a programme organised by Health Division of Tulasipur Sub-Metropolitan City h...

Truck torched in Hetauda

Hetauda: An unidentified group has torched a truck (Na 5 Kha 7411) heading towards Hetauda from Kathmandu at Palung of Thaha municipality along Tribhuvan highway on Wednesday night. The truck was damaged from the fire while truck driver and helper a...