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.

'Time card' in place after rise in accidents

Published On: June 16, 2016 10:38 AM NPT By: Republica

SINDHULI, June 16: The District Police Office and Traffic Police Office Sindhuli took the joint initiative to enforce 'time card' from Wednesday (June 15) after the rise in road accidents since mid-April this year.

Wants to purchase arms, logistics on price-ceiling basis KATHMANDU, June 15:The Defense Ministry is preparing to clear long pending dues of Rs 2.4 billion for arms and other military purchases from neighboring India, in an attempt to expedite a new purchase model based on a price-ceiling approach.

A father's love transforms remote Chepang village

Published On: June 15, 2016 12:33 PM NPT By: Republica

The person who changed the identity of this village is Bishnu Prasad Gautam. After losing both of his sons to road accident within nine months, Gautam looked for ways to console himself.

Family of Muktinath Adhikari, who was brutally murdered by Maoists in 2002, filed a complaint at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) on Tuesday.

Pique scores late, gives Spain opening win at Euro 2016

Published On: June 14, 2016 06:23 PM NPT By: Republica

TOULOUSE, France, June 13: Gerard Pique finally broke down the Czech Republic's stubborn defense with a goal in the 87th minute to give Spain a 1-0 victory in the opening match of its European Championship title defense on Monday.

GORKHA, June 13: Even after over a year since the devastating earthquakes, many locals of Gorkha district, the epicenter, are not certain about receiving the government-promised grants for rebuilding their damaged or destroyed homes.

Many valley brick kilns still employ children

Published On: June 13, 2016 02:30 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 12: A new study has said around 27 percent of children who are working as child laborers at brick kilns in Kathmandu valley are being deprived of their right to attend schools.

JUMLA, June 12: About a week ago, locals of Chandannath Municipality-13 in Jumla district chased down and badly wounded a barking deer that had wandered into their village from a nearby forest in search of water. The animal was saved from death only after the locals of neighboring Chandannath VDC-14 intervened and informed the District Forest Office (DFO), Jumla.

"One day there was a call from the US. When I picked up the phone I learnt that Michelle Obama was at the other end. I asked her if she was really the first lady of the USA. She answered 'yes'. She invited me to attend a party in the US. The phone was t hen cut off."

TIA health desk poorly equipped to handle emergencies

Published On: June 13, 2016 02:01 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 13 : Dozens of passengers were hurt when a Turkish Airline jet skidded off the runway as it crash landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) last year.