Amnesty Int’l urges parliament to amend disputed bills

Published On: January 17, 2020 07:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Amnesty International (AI) has asked Nepal’s parliament to amend the Information Technology (IT) bill in conformity with the international standards and ensure that the law is not used to criminalize the peaceful exercise of the right to freedom of expression.

Police looking for B&C college owner Durga Prasain

Published On: January 17, 2020 07:41 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Police have intensified their search for Durga Prasain, the proprietor of Biratnagar-based B&C College after Metropolitan Police Circle Bhaktapuar issued arrest warrant against him.

Cleaning begins from Ministry itself: Minister Dhakal

Published On: January 16, 2020 08:35 PM NPT By: RSS

KASKI, Jan 14: Minister for Health and Population, Bhanubhakta Dhakal, has said the cleaning begins from the ministry itself. The anomalies within the ministry would be wiped out, the Minister said at a programme here on Thursday.

Poaching of wild animals in Doti's highlands going unchecked

Published On: January 16, 2020 05:47 PM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, Jan 16: Poaching of wild animals has gone rampant in highlands of Doti district following the start of snowfall. Although exact data of wild animals poached since the beginning of snowfall this winter season is not available, local people claimed that the number is higher.

Woman delivers quadruplets in Pokhara

Published On: January 16, 2020 03:30 PM NPT By: RSS

POKHARA, Jan 16: A woman has given birth to quadruplets at Manipal Hospital in Pokhara. Twenty-six years old Sunita Pradhan Poudel of Putalibazar municipality-1, Syangja delivered four babies through a Caesarean section at 9 this morning, the Hospital stated.

Govt to establish social development offices in all districts

Published On: January 16, 2020 03:00 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The government is planning to establish social development offices in all districts.

Free meal for destitute in Inaruwa

Published On: January 16, 2020 02:04 PM NPT By: RSS

INARUWA, Jan 16: A campaign of offering free meal to the needy has been started in Inaruwa as well just when a wave of offering low-cost meal has begun in various places of State 1. Accordingly, free meal is provided at Bus Chowk of Inaruwa-4. It is run through the joint organization of the Inaruwa denizens.

Rs 2.21 billion water project in Kavrepalanchowk

Published On: January 16, 2020 01:53 PM NPT By: RSS

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 16: Sunkoshi-Panchkhal mega drinking water project in Kavrepalanchowk district will come into effect soon as preparations in this regard are in full swing, said the project consumer committee.

Tanker knocks down pedestrian

Published On: January 16, 2020 01:40 PM NPT By: RSS

BHARATPUR, Jan 16: A tanker knocked down a pedestrian in Chitwan last night. The oil-laden tanker (Na 7 Kha 8141) en route to Narayangarh from Hetauda had knocked the pedestrian at Kharahani municipality-1, Tarkarichowk.

Project to enhance life standard of Chepang

Published On: January 16, 2020 01:10 PM NPT By: RSS

MUGLIN, Jan 16: A project has been rolled out to enhance socio-economic condition of Chepang community in Icchakamana rural municipality. Sauraha-based Sapana Village Social Impact (SVSI) in collaboration with the rural municipality has initiated the implementation of the project with a slogan 'Every journey starts with a dream".