Two injured in storm in Sarlahi

Published On: June 19, 2019 01:06 PM NPT By: RSS

SARLAHI, June 19: Two persons were injured in a storm that hit Sarlahi district and surrounding areas on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Guthiyars (trustees) of the public Guthis (trusts) staged a massive demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday demanding that the Guthi bill be scrapped.

Nomadic Rautes to get citizenship cards

Published On: June 19, 2019 11:11 AM NPT By: RSS

DULLU, June 19; The government is to provide citizenship cards to the Raute people leading a nomadic life in various districts of Karnali state.

Endangered Gharial crocodile eggs hatched

Published On: June 19, 2019 10:49 AM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, June 19: Crocodile eggs collected from the local Rapti and Narayani rivers have hatched producing 151 hatchlings.

SURKHET, June 19: The Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP) has completed preparations to distribute compensation to residents for the land it acquired.

Banepa locals protest Guthi Bill

Published On: June 19, 2019 07:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 19: Locals of Banepa took to the street Tuesday against the controversial Guthi Bill. After strong protests in various places across the country, the government later on Tuesday withdrew the bill from parliament.

HUMLA/SURKHET, June 18: Ten persons have gone missing after a passenger jeep they were travelling in skidded off the road and plunged into the Karnali River in Humla district on Tuesday afternoon. Deputy chief of Kharpunath Rural Municipality in Humla district, Sindhu Hamal, is among those missing.

KATHMANDU, June 19: While fire safety is still an under-discussed issue among building code drafters, fire accidents killed as many as 95 lives and caused property losses worth Rs 4.88 billion across the country in the fiscal year 2018/19. This marks a significant increase in the loss of life and property in fire accidents.

Rampant encroachment of Guthi land in Jumla

Published On: June 19, 2019 05:00 AM NPT By: DB BUDHA

JUMLA, June 19: The land belonging to Chandannath Bhairavnath Guthi, a religious public trust in Jumla district, has been encroached upon heavily in recent times, with the locals building motorable roads and even private toilets on the land.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Police on Tuesday arrested four persons including the founder of Samata Hospital, Uttam Sanjel, after a female staffer working at the hospital was found hanging inside one of the hospital rooms.