Two Nepalis arrested with 21 kg hashish in Japan

Published On: February 23, 2017 02:36 PM NPT By: Narayan Rimal

TOKYO, Feb 23: Two Nepalis have been arrested in Japan with 21 kg of hashish (charas). Police have made them public today. They had been arrested in December.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.

Leopard rampage worries locals of Ilam

Published On: February 23, 2017 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica

ILAM, Feb 23: Locals of northern belt of Ilam district have been in worrisome state with growing rampage of leopard in human settlement.

Bhada rivulet suspension bridge inaugurated

Published On: February 23, 2017 12:31 PM NPT By: Republica

BARDIYA, Feb 23: The newly-constructed suspension bridge over the Bhada rivulet at Dhadabar VDC, Bhada of Bardiya was inaugurated on Wednesday.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 23: Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Indra Bahadur Baniya has said the government is setting up museums in Bardiya and Kanchanpur with a view to preserving Tharu culture.

Hispid hare found dead

Published On: February 23, 2017 10:15 AM NPT By: Republica

SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 23: A Himalayan hare has been found dead at Gudel VDC of Solukhumbu district.

Kotbada killings still haunt families

Published On: February 23, 2017 08:10 AM NPT By: Shankar Shrestha

HEKRANG, Feb 23: Ever since the Kotbada airport became officially operational from February 11, the family members of the 35 airport construction workers killed during the Maoist insurgency have been forced to recall the dark day.

Pashupati ready for Shivaratri

Published On: February 23, 2017 08:08 AM NPT By: Pooja Chauhan

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Guthi Sansthan has said that it has completed all the celebratory and ritualistic preparations for Maha Shivaratri, a major Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva, to be observed tomorrow.

Suicides on the rise in Baitadi

Published On: February 23, 2017 08:03 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Feb 23: Alarming cases of suicide have been noticed in Baitadi district. According to police, on an average the district witnesses a case of suicide every 12 days. Among others, the report has highlighted domestic and economic issues as the most common factors.

Routes fixed for Pashupatinath visit on Mahashivaratri

Published On: February 23, 2017 07:53 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Four different routes have been fixed for devotees to offer worship to the Lord Pashupatinath on Mahashivaratri festival, which falls on Friday.