Police issue arrest warrant against lawmaker Parbat Gurung

Published On: October 16, 2019 06:33 PM NPT By: Republica

DOLAKHA, Oct 16: Police have issued an arrest warrant against lawmaker Parbat Gurung on the charge of assaulting Birdhwaj Khadka, a local resident of Dolakha, during the local body elections held in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Police have arrested five persons including Chief Executive Officer of Lalitpur-based Nidan Hospital Bipendra Pradhan for their alleged involvement in a racket related to kidney transplants.

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Published On: October 16, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

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KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A Nepali Army team has bagged the gold medal in "Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2019" held at Brecon, Wales, United Kingdom recently.

Dahal appointed Nepali envoy to Australia

Published On: October 16, 2019 10:43 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has appointed Mahesh Raj Dahal as the Nepali ambassador to Australia. According to a press statement issued by the Office of President on Tuesday, President Bhandari appointed Dahal to the post in accordance with Article 282 of the Constitution of Nepal.

DHADING, Oct 16: The government has resumed blacktopping the Naubise-Nagdhunga road section from Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Two Nepali young women scientists Prativa Pandey and Teesta Prasai Joshi have received USD 50,000 each to advance their research works.

Jumla residents demand better roads

Published On: October 16, 2019 09:42 AM NPT By: Dhan Bahadur Budha

JUMLA, Oct 16: The residents of Jumla have demanded that the government improve the condition of the roads in the region, especially the highways.

JUMLA, Oct 16: Winter doesn’t feel like winter to a local of Jumla Sampati Rawat, 70, anymore. Jumla’s weather has become hotter over the years, he says. “Neither is the monsoon as bothering as before, actually there is no downpour during the monsoon too,” he notes.

DDA advises against Ranitdine for gastritis, cites cancer risk

Published On: October 16, 2019 08:37 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Ranitidine, a commonly prescribed medicine for gastritis, has been found to contain nitro sodomithylamine, a carcinogen. The Department of Drugs Administration (DDA) has directed pharma companies and importers not to import medicines that contain this element.