Man found dead at waiting lounge

Published On: February 24, 2017 10:53 AM NPT By: Republica

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Feb 24: An unidentified person was found death at Bhanu Chowk of Ratnanagar Municipality – 8, Chitwan on Thursday.

Pashupatinath temple opened for public at 3:30 am

Published On: February 24, 2017 10:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Pashupatinath – one of the most revered Hindu God Shiva's temple – was opened for public at 3:30 am this morning to mark the Mahashivaratri or the 'Great night of Shiva'.

Mahashivaratri being observed today

Published On: February 24, 2017 07:56 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Hindu devotees all over the country are celebrating the great festival of Mahashivaratri by worshipping Lord Shiva at various rivers, ponds and temples since early this morning.

Murder convicts wed in jail

Published On: February 24, 2017 01:00 AM NPT By: Pabitra Kumar Shahi

KALIKOT, Feb 24: Dilli Koirala and Mimkosha Bista on Thursday tied the nuptial knot in Kalikot District Jail, where the two are serving prison terms for separate murders. Koirala, who is in jail for killing his wife and Bista, who is serving time for killing her husband, had developed an intimacy within the jail over the last few years.

Security beefed up for Maha Shivaratri

Published On: February 24, 2017 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: In view of the Maha Shivaratri today, security around the Pashupatinath Temple, the most important pilgrim site for celebrating the festival, has been tightened tenfold to prevent any potential mishap and crime from happening, the authorities said.

Pro-UDMF students torch Thakur Ram College office

Published On: February 24, 2017 12:10 AM NPT By: Ritesh Tripathi

BIRGUNJ, Feb 24: Student unions affiliated to the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and opposed to elections of the Free Students Union scheduled for March 1, have set fire to the office of assistant chief of Thakur Ram Multiple College in Birgunj on Thursday.

Govt staffers held for bribery

Published On: February 23, 2017 08:02 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Thursday arrested three staffers of the Land Revenue Office, Bhaktapur on the charge of taking bribe from service seekers.

Six arrested for robbing people

Published On: February 23, 2017 05:42 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The Metropolitan Crime Division (MCD) of Nepal Police on Thursday arrested six persons on the charge of impersonating police officials deployed from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and robbing people.

Tanker workers withdraw protest programs

Published On: February 23, 2017 04:22 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Petroleum tanker workers have withdrawn their protest programs from Thursday.

Hundreds of Sadhus throng Pashupati temple for Maha Shivaratri

Published On: February 23, 2017 03:07 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: As the country is preparing to celebrate Maha Shivaratri tomorrow (Friday), movement of devotees and Sadhus has started growing dense at Pashupatinath temple area for one of the biggest Hindu festivals.