Six hurt in microbus accident

September 6, 2016 10:19 am

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 6: At least six passengers were critically injured in a microbus accident that happened Monday in Saptari along the east-west highway.

Two dead in Trishuli truck plunge

September 6, 2016 10:17 am

CHITWAN, Sept 6: Two people died and two others were injured when a truck coming to Muglin from Kathmandu veered off the road and fell into the Trishuli River early this morning at Darechowk along the east-west highway in Chitwan.

15 districts' quake survivors get timber

September 6, 2016 10:15 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Department of Forests has distributed 450,000 cubic feet of timber to the last year's earthquake survivors of 15 districts.

POKHARA, Sept 5: The government's preparation to limit 'tourist vehicle service' only to foreigners has saddened tourism entrepreneurs in Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Monday that the government will soon take a decision regarding increasing the house reconstruction grant for quake victims by Rs 100,000.

LALITPUR, Sept 6: A 13 year old girl with gleaming eyes and cheerful face does not have any interest in studying any private school at a time when middle and upper class people are bluntly interested in enrolling their wards in the expensive private schools.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Metropolitan Police Range Office, Jawalakhel, on Monday arrested former minister Shyam Sundar Gupta from Talchhikhel of Lalitpur on the charge of threatening a woman with abduction if she failed to provide him Rs 5 million.

BAJHANG, Sept 6: Lal Bahadur Aagri of Rilu village has been forced to pay a fine of Rs 2,000 and 1 anna gold (around half gram) for entering a temple 'despite being a Dalit'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The government had officially declared the country free of leprosy in 2010, but the number of people infected with the disabling disease is rising every year.

Stakeholders push for slashing MBBS fees

September 5, 2016 20:52 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Stakeholders have raised their concerns over government's failure to force medical colleges to slash the fees for MBBS program in line with its own guideline.