KATHMANDU, Dec 31: At least 16 metric tons of waste has been taken out from the major rivers including Bagmati in the Kathmandu valley today. The Bagmati cleanup campaign today reached 190th week. The wastes were taken out from the Tilganga area.

Appeal for celebrating Nepali Cap Day

December 31, 2016 13:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: The fourth edition of the International Nepali Cap Day has been announced to mark the New Year celebrations by wearing the traditional Nepali cap to evoke the Nepali way of life.

Two electrocuted in separate incidents

December 31, 2016 13:14 pm

IILAM, Dec 31: A youth died of electric shock while trying to fish using electric current at the Mahamai river on Friday.

KATH MANDU, Dec 31: Thieves decamped with Rs 95,000 in cash by breaking the cash counter of Tribhuvan UniversityTeaching Hospital in Maharajgunj.

Two arrested with drugs

December 31, 2016 10:58 am

LAHAN, Dec 31: Police here have arrested two persons with contraband drugs today.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 31: A total of 500 students received training from the National Cadet Corps' Kohalpur Camp on Friday on basic military exercise including rescue operations in the eventuality of a natural disaster.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Dec 31: The government is all set to transfer one-horned rhinos, a rare and endangered species, to Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Kanchanpur from Chitwan National Park.

GORKHA, Dec 31: Prakash Bhattarai, 9, wakes up at four o’clock sharp every day. He takes bath, chants gayatri mantra and sits for mediation and puja religiously. Then he heads to the Bauddhik Gurukul Vidyalaya (BGV) for attending classes attired in dhoti and kurta.

Gang sets jeep on fire in capital

December 31, 2016 08:00 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: An unidentified gang set fire to a government vehicle at New Baneshwar in Kathmandu on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Most of the hospitals outside Kathmandu lack modern facilities, with intensive care units (ICU), trained health workers and equipment concentrated disproportionately in the capital city.