Gaura festival kicks off

Published On: August 22, 2016 02:02 PM NPT By: Republica

BAITADI, Aug 22: The festival, one of the most famous in the region, normally falls in the Nepali month of Bhadra (August/September) according to lunar calendar and is also celebrated in some districts in the Mid-West as well as Kumaun in India.

Two killed in road mishap

Published On: August 22, 2016 01:26 PM NPT By: Republica

GAUR (Rautahat), Aug 22: Two persons were killed and another was injured in a road mishap that took place at Sakhuabadhamaura-8 in Rautahat district on Sunday night.

Cash stolen from money transfer

Published On: August 22, 2016 01:04 PM NPT By: Republica

DANG, Aug 22: Five lakh and thirty-five thousand rupees in cash was stolen from a money transfer office in Tulasipur.

Inebriated man shoots two people dead in Deukhuri

Published On: August 22, 2016 12:34 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Aug 22: An inebriated man shot two people dead following minor dispute at Gadawa VDC-5, in Deukhuri.

University teachers resign after new ruling

Published On: August 22, 2016 12:29 PM NPT By: Republica

CHITWAN, Aug 22: Many teachers of community as well as private colleges have begun resigning after the local administration began a monitoring on teachers teaching in two or more colleges in a single shift.

Nagma-Gamgadhi road obstructed, passengers suffer

Published On: August 22, 2016 11:04 AM NPT By: DB Buda

JUMLA, Aug 22: The Nagma-Gamgadhi road section of the Karnali highway has been blocked for the past two months due to heavy rainfall. The incessant rainfall has caused landslides and huge potholes have been formed on various sections of the road.

Woman dies after murdering her children

Published On: August 22, 2016 10:35 AM NPT By: Republica

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Aug 22: A woman has died after forcing her children to consume poison.

Achham has high hopes from Upper Karnali Project

Published On: August 22, 2016 05:00 AM NPT By: Ram Bhadur Kunwar

ACHHAM, Aug 22: Achham is among the 10 districts with worst Human Develop Index. However, this can change pretty soon if the government does not further delay in exploiting its rich hydro power including the much discussed 900-megawatt Upper Karnali Hydropower Project (UKHP), stakeholders claim.

Transport operators hike fares after overload ban

Published On: August 22, 2016 04:00 AM NPT By: Rekha Bhusal

BHAIRAHAWA, Aug 22: After investigations showed that most of the accidents that took place in the past few weeks were caused by overload, authorities in Rupandehi district have banned vehicles from carrying passengers beyond their capacities. In reaction, the transport entrepreneurs have unilaterally hiked transport fares.

Disaster-hit wary of attending classes

Published On: August 22, 2016 02:45 AM NPT By: LB Thapa

PYUTHAN, Aug 22: Although most of the schools in Pyuthan district reopened in mid-August after the end of monsoon vacation, classes have not resumed properly in lack of students. Children from villages hit by floods and landslides are still reluctant to go to school.