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Instruction for timely construction of Nijgadh International Airport

Kathmandu : The National Assembly's National Stakeholder and Coordination Committee has issued instructions to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation for the timely completion of the construction of Nijgadh International Airport. ...

Parliamentary panel directs Home Ministry to create environment for by-election

Kathmandu : The State Affairs and Good Governance Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to create environment for preparing for the election to the vacant posts in the Province Assemblies and the local l...

CoAS Thapa visits Jitgadhi Killa in Butwal

Khasyouli : Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Purnachandra Thapa has made an on-site visit of Jitgadhi Killa (Fort) at Butwal today.  On the occasion, Butwal Sub-Metropolitan City's Mayor Shivaraj Subedi briefed CoAS Thapa about the nine feet tall...

World Bank to provide Rs 16 billion to 21 municipalities

Galkot : The World Bank is to invest tens of millions of rupees for the infrastructure development of Baglung municipality.  Mayor of Baglung municipality Janak Raj Poudel said that the WB is investing approximately Rs 16 billion in 21 municipa...

‘A’ Division League Football: Police, Brigade Boys play draw

Kathmandu : The Nepal Police and Brigade Boys finished in a draw in a match held today under the ongoing Martyrs Memorial 'A' Division League, thus sharing points.  The teams finished the match in 1-1 draw. With this, Nepal Police is in...

Scooter rider succumbs to injury in road accident in Kathmandu

Kathmandu : A scooter rider succumbed to injury he sustained when his scooter collided with a pick-up van at Tilingatar in Kathmandu today morning.  The deceased has been identified as Anil Shrestha, 17, of Ramechhap district currently staying ...

Nepal-US relations get new dimension, Foreign Minister says

Washington : Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday agreed to widen the seven-decade-long Nepal-US relations and capitalize this for serving mutual interests.  Talking to RSS after th...

Humla village facing shortage of iodised salt

Humla : Sarkegad Rural Municipality in Humla is reeling under the shortage of iodised salt.  As a result, the people are forced to walk two days to the district headquarters to buy the salt. But those who can afford it buy a packet of the salt ...

NC leader Lama donates five ambulances to local governments

Charikot : Nepali Congress (NC) leader and member of House of Representatives, Jeep Tshering Lama has handed over five ambulances to local governments of Dolakha.  Lama handed over the ownership of ambulances to Tamakoshi rural municipality-3, ...

Rice production increases by 12% in Province 1

Biratnagar : Rice production in Province 1 this year increased by 12 per cent compared to the previous year.  According to the Regional Agriculture Directorate Office, Biratnagar, a total of one million 241 thousand 639 metric tons of rice was ...

Elderly man commits suicide inside Teaching Hospital

Kathmand : An elderly man committed suicide inside the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj on Sunday night.  Krishna Bahadur Bohara, 76, of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-3 hung himself from the ceiling of a building inside the h...

PM reiterates zero tolerance against corruption

Kathmandu : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reiterated that government would effectively implement its campaign of zero tolerance against corruption.  During a programme organized by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA...

Share investors launch hunger strike demanding reforms in capital market

Kathmandu : The share investors' pressure group today launched a relay hunger strike at the office of Nepal Stock Exchange in Bhadrakali, demanding reforms in the capital market.  Their demands include that non-residents Nepalis and Nepalis...

Challenges persist to protect human rights: NHRC

Kathmandu : There are still the challenges for the protection of human rights in Nepal despite the formulation of laws in this regard.  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) points out this in its annual report which was presented to Pres...

Committee to be upgraded to department: Minister Adhikari

Lalitur : Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, has informed that the government was upgrading the Buddhist Philosophy and Monastery Development Committee into a department.  Minister Adhikari shared this informat...

Lalitpur Patriots defeat Chitwan Tigers by 11 runs in EPL

Kathmandu : Lalitpur Patriots today beat Chitwan Tigers by 11 runs in the first match under the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) at Kirtipur-based Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground. With this win, the Lalitpur, which also won t...

International Maithili Conference 2018 to take place on December 22

Janakpurdham : The International Maithili Conference 2018 is set to take place on December 22-23. The venue for the conference is the Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Janakpur.  The event will be attended by the people from various walks of l...

Distribution of final tranche of grant to quake survivors begins in Parbat

Parbat : The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started providing the third (final) tranche of grant money to the survivors of 2015 earthquake. So far only 16 households have received the final installment of the grant, said the NRA district p...

man shackled for 12 years freed

Saptari : A person chained for mental illness for the past 12 years has been rescued. Umakanta Chaudhary, 44, of Aginisair Krishnasawaran rural municipality was freed Saturday with the help of Manohar Pokhrel, the Saptari representative of Informal Sec...

Motorcyclist dead in midnight road accident in Kathmandu

Kathmandu : A motorcyclist died while pillion rider has sustained injuries after a road mishap last midnight at Tokha Municipality-6 in the capital city. Subas Surkheti, 21, of Gorkha district and currently living in Basundhara in the capital succum...