Snowfall in far-western region, highways don white screen

Published On: January 8, 2017 09:01 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

Myagdikali Media Cooperative re-elects Shrestha as chairman

Published On: January 8, 2017 08:37 AM NPT By: Republica

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

Students receive 15 days' holiday in Rukum's community schools

Published On: January 8, 2017 08:08 AM NPT By: Republica

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

Published On: January 8, 2017 06:09 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

Dr KC gives three-week ultimatum to govt to address his demands

Published On: January 8, 2017 12:07 AM NPT By: Republica

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.

Govt hospitals directed to provide free Pap tests

Published On: January 7, 2017 09:54 PM NPT By: Republica

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.

One arrested with 5.6 kg of silver ornaments

Published On: January 7, 2017 04:39 PM NPT By: Republica

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.

10 tonnes of solid waste scooped up from Rivers in valley

Published On: January 7, 2017 04:37 PM NPT By: Republica

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.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Authorities have arrested five persons for throwing trashes into the Bagmati River at Til Ganga on Saturday. They have been fined Rs 5,000 each for their untoward action, according to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Town Police.

Man accused of attacking YAN member arrested

Published On: January 7, 2017 02:10 PM NPT By: Deepak Kharel

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Police has arrested a man accused of attacking Santosh Budhathoki, a member of Youth Association of Nepal (YAN), in Kohalpur with a khukuri.