Farmers seek Rs 9b in crop damages

December 17, 2018 08:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Last month, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal reportedly received a report from the National Farmer’s Commission in which the commission had sought Rs 9 billion from the government to pay the farmers in damages for crops failure caused by various natural calamities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: As traffic police enforced pick and drop rule in the core city areas in Kathmandu including Jamal, Ratnapark, Tundikhel and Bhadrakali starting from Sunday to reduce traffic congestion, commuters are least impressed with the idea that it would help them manage traffic effectively.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The government has acted as if it is working to address one of his demands on the eve of the deadline given by Dr. Govinda KC to begin his 16th hunger strike.

Neglected foot trail of Fewa Lake

December 17, 2018 03:30 am

POKHARA, Dec 17: Every year, millions of tourists visit Pokhara and enjoy the beauty of the Fewa Lake. While some go for boating, most of them enjoy the beauty of the lake by walking on the foot trail around it. Despite its importance, the trail around the lake remains utterly neglected. It is filthy and dilapidated. Locals put the blame on the lack of action from concerned authorities as well as the visitors.

HETAUDA, Dec 16: The District Police Office (DPO), Hetauda, has arrested a 25-year-old Indian national in connection with the murder of his daughter and wife some two weeks ago.

KHASYOULI, Dec 16: The Jitgadhi Killa (Fort) in Butwal where the Nepali forces had beaten Britain's East Indian Company's army is being developed as a tourist spot with the biggest national Nepali flag and installation of Colonel Ujir Singh's life-size statue.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Following the treatment for the last three weeks, the father of rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta, has been discharged from the Maharajgunj-based TU Teaching Hospital.

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Two dead after falling off a cliff

December 16, 2018 13:56 pm

RUKUM, Dec 16: Two people died after falling off a cliff in East Rolpa.

KANCHANPUR, Dec 16: A total of 781 people have benefited from a free eye camp in Shuklaphanta Municipality-4 in Kanchanpur district.