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.

PM Oli' best wishes on Eid

Published On: July 7, 2016 10:15 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma has extended best wishes to all Nepali Muslim brothers and sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of the Eid-Ul-Fitr.

Inmates suffering in dilapidated, congested prisons

Published On: July 7, 2016 09:00 AM NPT By: Bhim Chapagain

ILAM, June 7: Thirteen inmates in Jhapa district prison recently fell unconscious due to scorching heat. They regained consciousness only after prison staffs and other inmate sprinkled water and fanned them with paper. These are common problem for the prison’s staff and its inmates during hot days.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala showed some signs of improvement in his health condition late Wednesday evening.

KUKL to reconstruct wastewater treatment plants

Published On: July 7, 2016 03:50 AM NPT By: Sanskriti Acharya

KATHMANDU, JULY 7: The Project Implementation Directorate (PID) under the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) is all set to reconstruct five wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) in the Kathmandu Valley within three years.

Quake victims still languishing in temporary shelters

Published On: July 7, 2016 01:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 7: After last year's devastating earthquake destroyed his house, Krishna Bahadur Khadka, 77, of Okhaldhunga came to Kathmandu with his family members and started living in a flimsy tent at Chuchepati, Chabahil along with other earthquake victims.

Vendors suffer as govt fails proper management

Published On: July 7, 2016 01:10 AM NPT By: Gyan P Neupane

KATHMANDU, July 7: It has been almost 15 years since Karnadhoj Kafle, a street vendor, has been selling goods on the street of the capital city, Kathmandu.

JAMBU, July 7: A sudden flood in Bhotekoshi River on Tuesday night swept away at least 21 houses of Tatopani area in Sindhupalchowk district along Nepal-China border, leaving hundreds of people in the lurch. However, no human casualties were recorded as of Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A recent research report shows high rates of depression among women migrants who have returned to Nepal.

4 held for torturing girl

Published On: July 7, 2016 12:30 AM NPT By: Suresh Yadav

JANAKPUR, July 7:The District Police Office (DPO), Dhanusha, has arrested four persons on charge of torturing a 13-year-old girl on Wednesday.

PALPA, July 7: A sharp drop in distribution of freely available condoms at private and government health facilities of Palpa district has caused a rise in the number of women seeking abortion, showed the data provided by the District Public Health Office (DPHO), Palpa.