18 years on, motorable bridge in Jhulaghat still a distant dream

Published On: February 11, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Bira Gadal

BAITADI, Feb 11: Jhulaghat VDC of Baitadi used to be a busy market place until the establishment of road network across Karnali region, which severed its link as gateway to India in the western frontier.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Despite legalization of abortion in Nepal since 2002, more pregnant women in Nepal still opt for unsafe abortion that’s again by unapproved or untrained service providers, a study shows.

Shreeswasthani Bratkatha concludes amid rituals

Published On: February 10, 2017 04:05 PM NPT By: Prabin Koirala

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: Hindu devotees have concluded the Shreeswasthani Bratkatha, a religious festival observed especially by Hindu women, by performing rituals on Friday.

Kalikot locals demand completion of Lalighat-airport road stretch

Published On: February 10, 2017 02:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The residents of Kalikot have presented Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak with a memorandum demanding immediate completion of the road linking Lalighat area to the district's airport.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: Cadres of agitating Madhes-based parties attempted to disrupt the second national convention of Nepal Revolutionary Peasants Association (NRPA), the sister wing of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party (NWPP) in Rajbiraj, Saptari.

Fresh earthquake hits far-western Nepal

Published On: February 10, 2017 01:33 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A fresh earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale has rattled far-western Nepal on Friday.

Shopkeeper arrested for selling stale food

Published On: February 10, 2017 12:42 PM NPT By: Republica

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 10: A shopkeeper based in Rajbiraj was arrested on Thursday in accusation of black marketeering.

Assistant driver killed in truck accident

Published On: February 10, 2017 11:11 AM NPT By: Republica

BAITADI, Feb 10: A person was killed and two others sustained serious injuries in a truck accident in Baitadi yesterday.

Teenagers’ club foils child marriage

Published On: February 10, 2017 08:12 AM NPT By: Republica

Sindhuli, Feb 10:  A local teenager girls’ club at Belghari VDC in Sindhuli district has fought tooth and nails to foil a child marriage that was about to be performed in their locality.

53% quake victims in Valley receive first tranche

Published On: February 10, 2017 12:50 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: About 53 percent of total eligible earthquake victims in the Kathmandu Valley have received the Rs 50,000 first installment of the house reconstruction grant.