First dengue case in two years in Jhapa

Published On: October 6, 2016 06:07 PM NPT By: Republica

DAMAK, Oct 6: The first case of dengue fever in the two years has been confirmed in Jhapa, a Terai district in the eastern Nepal.

Acute food shortage forces Bajhang folks eat wild fruits

Published On: October 6, 2016 06:02 PM NPT By: Republica

BAJHANG, Oct 6: An acute shortage of foodstuffs has gripped many rural villages of Bajhang, a district in the far-western Nepal,forcing the people to eat wild fruits for survival. The people of the affected villages including Kanda have started eating wild fruits and Sisnu plants (urtica dioica) for the survival.

At least 50 hurt in Tanahu bus accident

Published On: October 6, 2016 03:58 PM NPT By: Republica

DAMAULI, Oct 6: A least 50 people were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Amreni of Byas Municipality-1, Tahanu today.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: A meeting of the Council of Ministers today has appointed former secretaries Madhuraman Acharya and Sureshman Shrestha to the committee to evaluate work performance of Nepal Civil Service secretaries and joint-secretaries.

6 including LDO injured in Ilam road mishap

Published On: October 6, 2016 11:56 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, Oct 6: Six people including Local Development Officer (LDO) sustained injuries in a road accident at Sakhejung VDC-6 in Ilam along the Mechi Highway on Thursday morning.

Bhojpur folks facing shortage of essentials

Published On: October 6, 2016 11:18 AM NPT By: Republica

BHOJPUR, Oct 6: Gupteshwor and Siddheshwor VDC in Bhojpur district are reeling under a shortage of essentials, making the matter worse especially during Dashain festival that started five days ago.

Construction of Kaligandaki Highway gets expedited

Published On: October 6, 2016 10:17 AM NPT By: Republica

PHALEBAS (Parbat), Oct 6: Left in dilapidated condition for around a decade, construction of the Kaligandaki Highway that links Indian border in South and Korola border with China in North has been expedited.

Landless earthquake victims deprived of grants

Published On: October 6, 2016 02:00 AM NPT By: DHRUBA DANGAL

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 6: Shovaram BK lost his house to the great earthquake last year. He cleared the remains of the fully destroyed house and was thinking to build new house when a landslide washed away the land, too.

TU unconcerned about students' troubles

Published On: October 6, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Gyanu Sapkota

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Office of the Controller of Examinations (OCE) at Tribhuvan University (TU) is yet to realize the troubles faced by students from the districts to collect their certificates from Kathmandu.

TUTH resident docs boycotting all services except emergency

Published On: October 6, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Resident doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) have decided to boycott all the hospital services except emergency from Thursday.