LAHAN, March 11: On January 19, 2007, the East-West Highway was blocked in Lahan to pressurize the government to release Upendra Yadav, the then President of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum, arrested for burning copy of interim constitution.
GORKHA, March 11: Quake victims in Gorkha have been badly hit due to an incessant snowfall compounded by blizzards continuing for the last two days. Quake-hit VDCs in Gorkha including Barpak, Larpak, Gumda, Bihi, Lho, Prok, Chhekampar, Samagaun have received snowfall.
KANCHANPUR, March 11: The Indian side had dishonored a bilateral agreement by destroying an under-construction culvert near the Nepal-India border in Kanchanpur district inviting the conflict that led to the death of a Nepali on Thursday, it has been learnt.
KATHMANDU, March 10: Despite frequent commitments by the political parties not to shut down educational institutions and respect them as zone of peace, about eight million students across the country were affected by Friday's general strike called by the agitating Federal Alliance.
KATHMANDU, March 10: Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Yu Hong, on Thursday said that women of Nepal have made not only the country but the entire world proud with their exemplary roles in three most important positions of the country. She was referring to the positions of president, chief justice and speaker, all of which are occupied by women.