Forche villagers forced to to buy salt for Rs 180 per kilo

Published On: December 19, 2016 01:06 PM NPT By: Republica

SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 19: The cost of a kilo of iodized salt at Rs 180 is a compulsion for the locals of the remote Forche village at Khumjung – 9 in Solukhumbu.

Wage-based employees on hunger strike

Published On: December 19, 2016 01:00 PM NPT By: Republica

LUMBINI, Dec 19: The wage and contract-based employees at the Lumbini Development Trust have launched fast-unto-death to protest the management's apathy towards their demands.

Transport Management Office to be set up at Jagati

Published On: December 19, 2016 11:47 AM NPT By: Republica

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 19: The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is set to open up an office at Jagati in Bhaktapur to oversee and provide services related to the driving license.

Hyundai hands ‘Surveillance Support’ camera to Kaski police

Published On: December 19, 2016 10:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Laxmi International Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor of Hyundai Motors in Nepal, has handed over 25 units of Hyundai Traffic Surveillance Support Camera to District Police Office (DPO), Kaski.

Dr Bhola Thapa appointed acting VC of KU

Published On: December 19, 2016 09:39 AM NPT By: Republica

BANEPA, Dec 19:  Dr Bhola Thapa, registrar of Kathmandu University, has been appointed as the acting Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University.

15-yr-old dies in Chhaupadi shed

Published On: December 19, 2016 07:15 AM NPT By: Govinda KC

ACHHAM, Dec 19: Roshani Tiruwa, 15, of Gajra - 7 died on Saturday night in Chhaupadi goth (isolated shed) where women and girls and kept during menstruation. Her family members found her body lying in the shed on Saturday morning. This is the second incident of Chhaupadi death in Achham within a month. On November 19, Dambara Upadhyay, 21, was found dead in Chhaupadi shed.

Hiking for Kathmandu youth

Published On: December 19, 2016 07:00 AM NPT By: Republica

LALITPUR, Dec 19: Enlightening Young Souls (EYS), in collaboration with Shanti Education Foundation, organized a hiking called ‘Hike to Enlight’ from Jyamirkot, a VDC in Lalitpur, to Kotdanda on Saturday.

Flashflood sweeps bridges in Mustang

Published On: December 19, 2016 06:54 AM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Dec 19: A flashflood triggered by an avalanche has caused severe damages in Ghami of Mustang district on Sunday.

Two Nepalis held with 3 kg of hashish

Published On: December 19, 2016 06:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested two Hong Kong-bound Nepali citizens on charge of trying to smuggle 3 kg of hashish (charas) capsules concealed with dried meat. The two were arrested from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

Foreigners to be allowed to buy apartments in Nepal

Published On: December 19, 2016 05:07 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Foreigners will soon be able to buy apartments in Nepal.