October 19, 2019 09:09 AM NPT
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has expressed concern over the reconstruction progress of the heritage sites damaged by 2015 earthquake in Nepal.
BARDIYA, Oct 19: Laxman Tharu of Rajapur Municipality – 5 last year took a loan of Rs 100,000 from a cooperative. In the application letter, he wrote that he needed money for poultry farming. No sooner than he had bought a few chickens, he happened to hear about an Indian networking business called Oriens.
DANG, Oct 19: Police on Friday filed a case of sedition against 21 Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leaders and cadres who were arrested on Thursday from the Mungretakhola area of Rajpur Rural Municipality, Dang district. They were arrested while they were gathering near the border with India for a meeting of the outlawed party’s Rapti bureau. Police have filed a case of sedition against them at the Dang District Court, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Janak Bhattarai, chief of District Police Office, Dang.
October 19, 2019 08:01 AM NPT
By: Aditi Baral
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Last week’s massive fire at Victory Lounge on Durbarmarg destroyed property worth over Rs 60 million. The club located on the sixth floor of a private building caught fire after an electrical short-circuit. Was this a tragedy just waiting to happen? The incident exposes an egregious lack of resources and manpower for dealing with big fires that may break out in Kathmandu Valley.