UNESCO mission expresses concern over heritage reconstruction

Published On: October 19, 2019 09:09 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

Upgradation of Naubise-Nagdhunga road completed

Published On: October 19, 2019 09:02 AM NPT By: Sarita Shrestha

DHADING, Oct 19: GMR Construction Nepal Pvt Ltd has completed the up-gradation of the Naubishe-Nagdhunga road section of the Prithvi Highway.

Koshi Tappu reserve to shift elephant stables

Published On: October 19, 2019 08:57 AM NPT By: Amar Khadka

ITAHARI, Oct 19: With increasing elephant attacks on humans around the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, the reserve is preparing to shift the Hassisar (elephant stable) from the region.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, Masamichi Saigo, on Friday handed over agricultural facilities at two Bhutanese camps and their neighboring communities in Jhapa.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Oct 19: On March 25, 2019, chief minister of Karnali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi said browsing social media during office hours will be banned in government offices of Karnali.

Victims of Indian Ponzi scheme seek help from police

Published On: October 19, 2019 08:26 AM NPT By: Nirmal Ghimire

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.

21 Chand’s men charged with sedition

Published On: October 19, 2019 08:14 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the beneficiaries of the private housing grant to collect the second tranche of housing grant by mid-November.

Valley woefully unprepared for big fire incidents

Published On: 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.

Govt hikes MBBS, BDS fees

Published On: October 19, 2019 07:55 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The Medical Education Commission on Thursday increased the fees of medical education.