Seven killed in Dadeldhura jeep accident

Published On: February 15, 2017 01:31 PM NPT By: Arun Bam

DADELDHURA, Feb 15: The death toll in the Dadeldhura jeep mishap has climbed to seven as the other two, who were undergoing treatment, breathed their last .

TU discusses with valley campus chiefs on FSU election

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:29 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Tribhuvan University (TU) held discussion with chiefs of the campuses of Kathmandu Valley regarding the preparation of Free Students' Union (FSU) election taking place from coming February 25.

Japan to provide grant for improving water supply in Pokhara

Published On: February 15, 2017 11:51 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Japan has agreed to provide grant assistance of Rs 4539 million for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply in Pokhara.

US road accident claims Bhutanese refugee

Published On: February 15, 2017 11:32 AM NPT By: Republica

JHAPA, Feb 15: A Bhutanese refugee living in the United States of America has been killed in a road accident.

Fire guts property worth Rs 1.5 m

Published On: February 15, 2017 10:19 AM NPT By: Republica

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 15: A fire that broke out at Portaha-5 of Saptari district on Tuesday evening ravaged property worth Rs 1.5 million.

Call to scrap fifth amendment to Wildlife Protection Bill

Published On: February 15, 2017 08:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The Conscious Citizen Group has demanded the scrapping of 'Fifth Amendment' of National Parks and Wildlife Protection Bill endorsed by the Legislature-Parliament arguing it was not in favour of preservation of wildlife.

Doable steps to cure capital's air pollution

Published On: February 15, 2017 01:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: While Kathmandu Valley denizens are forced to gasp for clean air, the continually deteriorating air quality of the valley can be drastically improved with simple immediate actions, suggests an action plan recently submitted to the National Planning Commission (NPC).

PAC begins probe into I/NGOs irregularities

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 15: Following complaints of financial irregularities in various NGOs and INGOs involved in post-earthquake reconstruction works in Sindhupalchowk, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament has started an investigation into the matter.

Three girls rescued from Indo-Nepal border

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Nirmal Ghimire

BARDIA, Feb 15: An NGO named Sana Hatharu with the help of police rescued three young girls of Gorkha from the Indo-Nepal border on Monday. According to the police, those girls between 15-17 years of age were promised jobs and were being taken across the border.

Stretchers expected to save lives in remote villages

Published On: February 15, 2017 12:30 AM NPT By: Nagendra Upadhyaya

SURKHET, Feb 15: Sunita BK of Tatopani - 8 started to feel labor pain four days before the delivery date predicted by her doctors at the local health post. Due to the remoteness of the village and absolute lack of transportation services, her family was not able to take her to the health post on time. It took hours before she could be readied to be taken to the nearest health facility. But she died midway. The incident happened only four months ago.