KATHMANDU, Jan 3:  The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed corruption cases against 12 officials of Agriculture Inputs Company (AIC) on charge of their involvement in the import of substandard fertilizers.

SLC results within 10 days

Published On: June 12, 2016 08:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 12: Results of the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations that were held in March will be published within 10 days, according to officials.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Foreign tourists visiting Nepal too have been found to be the reason for child sexual exploitation in Nepal.

Motorcyclist killed in road mishap

Published On: June 12, 2016 04:34 PM NPT By: Republica

DANG, June 12: A motorcyclist died and two others were injured in a road accident near Hattikhauwa along Tulasipur-Ghorahi road section today.

Naya Shakti Nepal announced, claims to keep promise

Published On: June 12, 2016 03:48 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 12: Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai on Sunday announced Naya Shakti Nepal party amidst presence of thousands of supporters at Dashrath Stadium. He also administered a 10-point oath to the newly-inducted members of the party.

Midnight flash flood inundates Beni Bazaar

Published On: June 12, 2016 11:18 AM NPT By: Republica

BABIYACHAUR (MYAGDI), June 12: A flash flood which struck on Saturday night at Beni Bazaar caused damages to more than a hundred houses and retail shops while forcing the residents to stay awake all night.  The flood cascading from a higher ground above the settlement at 11 pm inundated the houses in Campus Chowk and Mangal Ghat. The flood laden with slush and stones broke into the houses.

Purbanchal University to become educational hub: PM Oli

Published On: June 10, 2016 11:26 AM NPT By: Republica

Itahari, June 10: Prime Minister and Purbanchal University Chancellor, KP Sharma Oli, has asserted that the Gothgaun area – where the varsity's central office is located – will now be developed as a centre of Nepali education.  The PM made the comment during a felicitations programme held at Sundardulari Municipality Gothgaun Northern Central Office by the Purbanchal University on late Thursday evening.

Solar lights distributed among 40 poverty-stricken families

Published On: June 10, 2016 11:22 AM NPT By: Republica

Pathari (Morang), June 10: The solar powered lights were distributed among poverty-stricken communities here in Mahadeva VDC in southern tip of Morang district on Thursday.  The District Development Committee-Morang, Girija Prasad Koirala Foundation and Consumers' Committee jointly distributed the solar lights to communities in the backburner.

Zonal hospital to get oxygen plant

Published On: June 10, 2016 11:18 AM NPT By: Republica

Dang, June 10: The construction of an oxygen plant has started at Rapti Zonal Hospital at Tulsipur with an aim to supply necessary oxygen system needed for the medical purposes.  The preparation to set up an oxygen plant at a government run zonal hospital is first of its kind in Nepal. The government extended financial support of Rs 12.5 million for construction of the plant, the hospital said.

Shutdown partly affects normal life in capital

Published On: June 9, 2016 01:24 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 9: General strike enforcers have vandalized the vehicles in different places in the capital today.  Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist has enforced the general strike across the country today. As per the information received so far, protesters have vandalized a taxi (Ba 1 Ja 2206) at Tinkune, a micro bus at Manmaiju, a Sajha bus each at Tripureshwar and in front of Tribhuvan International Airport and a night bus at Kalanki in the capital, police informed.

Experts press for urgent transformation in school education

Published On: June 9, 2016 11:54 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 9: Concerned stakeholders have stressed on need for bringing 'transformation in school education' with an aim to produce human resources that can best suit the needs of present time.  At an interaction held by Global Action Nepal here, speakers warned the public education will not rise above current standard if prevalent trend and attitude persisted. They insisted on efforts from civil society for the transformation.