Preparations for an auto village in Pokhara

Published On: October 12, 2019 08:20 AM NPT By: SANDESH SHRESTHA

POKHARA , Oct 12: The Capital of Gandaki Province, Pokhara is planning to build an "auto village" in the city.  Disorganized vehicle and motorcycle workshops on both sides of the road right from the entry point of Pokhara and the roads inside the city have made the city look ugly, dirty, and malodorous. Pokhara Metropolis with a purpose to manage the "auto business" and workshops has prepared to make an auto village in the city.

GAMGADHI, Oct 12: Delay in upgradation of the road section connecting Nagma – border of Jumla and Kalikot – and Gamgadhi of Mugu, has affected the vehicular movement along the road. Of the total 93 kilometers of the road section, only nine kilometers have been graveled till date.

Khadgajatra celebrated amid dwindling crowd in Dolakha

Published On: October 12, 2019 08:06 AM NPT By: Ramesh Khatiwada

DOLAKHA, Oct 12: Locals in the ancient city of Dolakha celebrated the traditional Khadgajatra traditional on Wednesday, a day after Vijaya Dashami.

Saudi Fund extends Rs 3.4b soft loan for quake recovery

Published On: October 12, 2019 07:52 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 12: The Saudi Development Fund (SDF) has extended Rs 3.4 billion in soft loan to Nepal to carry out the remaining reconstruction work of private houses, academic institutions and health centers that were destroyed in the 2015 earthquakes.

Bus carrying over 100 falls killing 11, injuring 99

Published On: October 12, 2019 07:24 AM NPT By: Republica

SINDHUPALCHOWK/KATHMANDU, Oct 12: When he could finally squeeze himself among the other passengers on the roof of the bus Friday, Chhabilal Bhattarai of Sipatar, Sindhupalchowk heaved a sigh of relief.  It was the only bus to Kathmandu he could catch from his village. After a few hours he would be at his destination and would forget about the exhaustion of the journey, he thought. But the overloaded bus (Ba 2 Kha 2715) that left Siputar at 8.30 am fell some 200 meters from the road at Bhotshipa around 11 am.

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Major streets in Kathmandu have been repaved overnight. Dusty and dirty roads now are now clean and shining. Road sidewalks are painted and well-decorated.

Oct 11: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: October 11, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica

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SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 11: The death toll has climbed to 11 in Sindhupalchowk bus accident. Earlier, it was reported that eight persons were killed and more than a dozen were injured when a bus met with an accident at Indrawati rural municipality in Sindhupalchowk on Friday morning.

Dr Paudel to contest for NRN General Secretary

Published On: October 11, 2019 07:57 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Dr Keshav Paudel has announced his candidacy for the post of General Secretary of the Non-Resident Nepalis (NRN) Association.

Former Speaker Mahara admitted to hospital

Published On: October 10, 2019 06:52 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Former Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara who was arrested five days ago after being accused of raping an employee at the Federal Parliament has been admitted to hospital on Thursday.