Karnali under snow cover

January 8, 2017 10:13 am

JUMLA, Jan 8: The Karnali region is witnessing intense snowfall from early in the morning which has put normal life out of gear with plummeting temperature.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 8: A Hindu ritualistic performance of Maharudri Mahayagya is being held for the publicity of the religious and tourist destination of Manika Dham at Chure area in Jhalari Pipaladi Municipality, Kanchanpur.

BAITADI, Jan 8: Snowfall was recorded after a brief spell of rain in the far-western region including Baitadi last night in the wake of a sudden change in the weather pattern.

BENI, Jan 8: The Myagdikali Media Cooperative on Saturday re-elected Pramod Shrestha as its chairperson.

RUKUM, Jan 8: All the community schools in the district have closed down for 15 days after a surge in the cold wave and a dip in temperature.

Truck driver killed in accident

January 8, 2017 06:09 am

BANEPA, Jan 7: A truck driver died on the spot when his truck fell 20 metres from the road at Shyampati VDC of Kavrepalanchok district on Saturday. A woman was also injured in the mishap.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Prof Dr Govinda KC, who launched hunger strike many times in the past to press for reforms in the medical sector, has given an ultimatum of three weeks to the government to address demands reached earlier with him.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The government hospitals throughout the country are to provide free Pap smear tests for the prevention of cervical cancer, the most common type of cancer among women.

PARSA, Jan 7: Police arrested a person at Rajat Jayanti Chowk at Birgunj on Friday night in illegal possession of 5.615 kilo grams of silver ornaments.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Around 10 tons of solid waste was extracted from various rivers in the Kathmandu valley including Bagmati River and its tributaries at various places in the Valley today as a part of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign that entered 191st week today.