Feb 17: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

February 17, 2019 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Protesters have gathered at Maitighar Mandala to express their solidarity to folk singer Pashupati Sharma, who was forced to remove his new song title ‘Lootna Sake Loot” from Youtube following the threat from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP).

Kathmandu, Feb 17: The 69th Democracy Day is being marked across the country in a grand manner on Tuesday.

Two killed in a truck accident

February 17, 2019 15:21 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 17: Two persons were killed when a truck skidded off the road, hitting a roadside tree at Agnisaire Krishnasawaran Rural Municipality of Saptari district along the East-West Highway today. Another one was injured.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Most parts of the country today have partly cloudy sky due to the impact of westerly wind, and thundershowers have been predicted at one or two places of the western region late this afternoon, the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Annually, some 3,000 leprosy patients are found in Nepal despite the completion of a decade since the government announced the elimination of the disease.

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Over 12 ropani of land belonging earlier to the well-known heritage site of Kamalpokhari at Thamel but captured by influential business people in the capital is now awaiting a major ruling from the Supreme Court. The 15-storey Chhaya Center complex has lately been built on the land.

DANG, Feb 17: Temple priests of Dang district have gone out of their way to stop child marriage. They have joined their hands to eradicate under-age marriage after undergoing training on child marriage organised by Tulsipur Sub Metropolitan City as part of the aim to make the sub-metropolis child-friendly.

BAJURA, Feb 17: Badimalika Municipality in Bajura has gone fully digital after all its ward offices were connected to the internet recently.  According to the municipality’s Mayor Padam Baduwal, the initiation was taken in a bid to make all its village and town offices technology friendly. “We are really glad that we did it. Now our municipality has gone fully digital which is essential for development in the present world,” he said.

MUGU, Feb 17: A sub-inspector of Nepal Police was arrested for allegedly raping a woman in Gamgadhi, the district headquarters of Mugu, on Friday evening.