Revoke licenses of erring manpower agencies: House pane

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:36 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 18: The International Relations and Labor Committee of Parliament on Friday directed the Ministry of Labour and Employment not to renew license of manpower agencies that have not submitted their transaction details to the government.

Japanese arrested for ‘swindling’ quake victims

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:35 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 17: Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) on Thursday arrested fifty-five years old Japanese citizen along with a Nepali man on the charge of defrauding quake victims in Gorkha, the epicenter of last year’s devastating earthquake.

Rehabilitated dacoit community returning to crime

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:34 AM NPT By: Mithilesh Yadav

SIRAHA, June 18: There was a time when Jhija and Akaura villages in Siraha were notorious as a haven for dacoits. Robbers and dacoits here were so powerful that even security personnel would not dare to enter the villages. Among the 400 households in the two villages, 135 households of ‘Paswan’ community would identify themselves as dacoits without hesitation. But in 1980 things changed.

3,000 Gorkha quake victims receive relief

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:31 AM NPT By: Republica

GORKHA, June 16: A total of 3,258 locals of Gorkha district, the epicenter of last year's earthquake, are set to receive their first installment grant amount for the reconstruction of their quake-damaged homes. According to Local District Officer Narayan Acharya, Rs 163 million has been set aside for the quake victims of Hansapur, Saurpani and Barpak VDCs.

Biratnagar development projects in limbo

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:10 AM NPT By: Ajit Tiwari

BIRATNAGAR, June 18: “Except for Koirala residence and the airport, there’s no noticeable place in Biratnagar for visitors.” That’s a statement of a noted intellectual in Biratnagar Ram Babu Dahal delivered in frustrated tone and further adding that the city, which he feels is very important for the nation, has never seen actual development.

Power produced from wind in Mustang

Published On: June 18, 2016 06:10 AM NPT By: Republica

Mustang, June 18: Attempts made to produce electricity from wind have become successful at Jomsom, the district headquarters of Mustang.

Blood scarcity in Zonal hospital

Published On: June 18, 2016 01:34 AM NPT By: Republica

RAJBIRAJ, June 18: The blood transfusion center inside the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital is facing scarcity of blood.

NPU honors nine journalist women

Published On: June 17, 2016 06:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nine journalist women were feted in recognition for their relentless contribution to country and people through write-ups here today.

Timber collection from SWR starts for reconstruction works

Published On: June 17, 2016 06:02 PM NPT By: Republica

BHIMDATTANAGAR,June 17: Collection of timber from the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve has started for the reconstruction of houses destroyed by the April 25, 2015 earthquake.

BIRATNAGAR, June 17: Dr Javed, a renowned physician in Biratnagar has been arrested on the charge of using fake academic certificates. A team from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police arrested Dr Javed from the Biratnagar-based Life Guard Hospital on Friday.