ROLPA, Jan 22: Ujal BK, 55, is a very busy man. He keeps traveling from one village to another carrying a bag filled with rudraksha, bells, traditional utensils, and some incense sticks.

TANAHUN, Jan 22: Chief of ward-8 of Shuklagandaki Municipality has surrendered to the police after two months in hiding, following an accusation that he raped a local woman.

PANCHTHAR, Jan 22: The distribution of the national identity cards started in Phidim, the district headquarters of Panchthar, from November 19. Amid a grand event, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa had inaugurated the card distribution process.

TIKAPUR, Jan 22: Locals of Tikapur have accused India of attempting to encroach upon the land in the Nepali territory by shifting the border pillar of Khatrola in, Tikapur Municipality-9 in Kailali district. They said India is conspiring to shift the pillar number 704/5.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Former governor of Nepal Rastra Bank, Tilak Rawal, has posted bail of Rs 1 million as demanded by the Special Court to evade arrest.

PALPA, Jan 22: Rampur, the largest valley of Palpa, is fast developing into a business hub of the district. However, the major market areas of the town such as Bejhad, Kisanbari, and Bijayapur are without land ownership certificate.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Narendra Pathak, one of the members of the judicial commission formed to investigate the irregularities in the wide-body aircraft purchase scam, has expressed his inability to work as a member of the probe commission saying “I can’t bear double responsibilities.”

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The government has not shown any interest in addressing the demands of Dr Govinda KC even on the 13th day of his 16th fast-unto-death.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will be building only two sky bridges in the capital this fiscal year though it had allocated budget for the construction of three such bridges in order to control the increasing accidents caused by jaywalking and unavailability of safer mediums to cross the roads.

INDHUPALCHOWK, Jan 21: Sindhupalchowk Police has geared up with all its might to collect reliable evidence on the alleged case of the disappearance of five followers from the ashram of Ram Bahadur Bomjan.