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NRNA Korea's regional chair Bhujel passes away

Published On: July 26, 2021 09:32 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 26: Regional chairperson of NRNA South Korea, Madan Bhujel passed away due to cardiac arrest. Bhujel had collapsed while taking rest after playing football with his colleagues on Saturday evening.

Five months old child murdered by cousin

Published On: July 25, 2021 11:35 AM NPT By: RSS

NAWALPUR, July 25: A family dispute under the influence of alcohol has led to the tragic death of a five-month-old girl child in Nawalparasi. The incident took place in a family in Mirtung of Devchuli-6 of the district.

Dairy farmers receive grant from rural municipality

Published On: July 25, 2021 10:59 AM NPT By: RSS

TANAHU, July 25: The Bandipur rural municipality has provided a grant of one rupee per litre of milk to the dairy farmers. The farmers affiliated to the Dairy Producer Cooperatives Institute are eligible for the grant.

Buddha Air to begin Pokhara-Nepalgunj direct flights from August 1

Published On: July 23, 2021 07:14 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 23: Buddha Air, the private sector-led flight service provider, is set to operate direct flights between Pokhara and Nepalgunj.

Male rhino dies in Chitwan National Park

Published On: July 23, 2021 08:36 AM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 23: A male rhino was found dead in Dhudhaura area in the Chitwan National Park on Thursday. The national park's officials said that the rhino was around 25-30 years old.

Ex-Gurkhas launch relay hunger strike for pension parity, compensation

Published On: July 22, 2021 02:17 PM NPT By: RSS

LONDON, July 22: In what appears to be the last straw against the sheer apathy shown by the British government to address their demands, the ex-Gurkha veterans have launched a relay hunger strike in the United Kingdom to put pressure to address their demands.

Rasuwa customs point reports encouraging number of vehicle import from China

Published On: July 22, 2021 02:11 PM NPT By: RSS

RASUWA, July 22: A significant number of vehicles has been imported from China. A total of 568 vehicles, small and big, were imported from China through the Rasuwa customs point, Timure, in the previous fiscal year, 2020/21, said the customs office.

Two weeks on, the road blocked by landslide-debris yet to resume

Published On: July 22, 2021 10:39 AM NPT By: RSS

DAMAULI, July 22: Normal life has been hit hard in Damauli as the road obstructed by the landslide-debris has not reopened even after two weeks.

Construction of temporary housing for flood-affected begins

Published On: July 21, 2021 09:38 AM NPT By: RSS

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 21: Construction of temporary housing for flood survivors of Helambu Rural Municipality in Sindhupalchowk district has begun.

Harishayani Ekadashi festival being observed today

Published On: July 20, 2021 11:48 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 20: Hindus across Nepal are celebrating the Harishayani Ekadashi festival today, the first day of the four-month holy period of Chaturmas, with fasting and worship and prayer to Lord Vishnu.

Tamankhola Rural Municipality in Baglung prepares local curriculum

Published On: July 20, 2021 09:37 AM NPT By: RSS

GALKOT, July 20: Tamankhola Rural Municipality of Baglung has prepared a local curriculum for the first time in the district. The books based on the local curriculum have been sent to all schools in the rural municipality.

KMC fixes 28 centers for administering Johnson &Johnson vaccines

Published On: July 19, 2021 07:00 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has fixed 28 centres for the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccination campaign that kicked off on Monday.

PM Deuba visits COVID- 19 vaccination centers

Published On: July 19, 2021 04:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Monday visited the vaccination centers where 'Johnson & Johnson' vaccines are being administered. Prime Minister Deuba reached the Nepal Orthopedic Hospital, Jorpati; Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Maharajgunj; Bir Hospital-based COVID-19 Central Unified Hospital and the Patan Academy of Health Sciences (Patan Hospital), Lalitpur to oversee the vaccination drive. At the Central Unified Hospital, Deputy Director Dr Ashesh Dhungel briefed the Prime Minister about the campaign.

Two rhinos including one calf found dead in CNP

Published On: July 19, 2021 02:36 PM NPT By: RSS

CHITWAN, July 19: Two rhinos were found dead at the Chitwan National Park on Sunday.

Nawalpur sees rise in winter paddy harvest

Published On: July 19, 2021 09:01 AM NPT By: RSS

NAWALPUR, July 19: Nawalpur (Bardaghat-Susta East) has witnessed a rise in winter paddy harvest this year. According to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre, the district this year has seen an increase of paddy output by 400 metric tons in comparison to the last year.

Revenue collection from Tatopani customs point falls short of target

Published On: July 18, 2021 05:10 PM NPT By: RSS

CHAUTARA, July18: During the fiscal year 2020/21, a revenue of Rs 1.2 billion was collected from the point against the target of Rs 5.47 billion, said the customs office’s Information Officer Ram Chandra Poudel. The transit point was operational for just four months in the last fiscal year due to the long closure of Nepal-China border bridge, following the damages caused by a flood and landslide and the coronavirus pandemic.

Silgadhi-Bajhang road obstructed

Published On: July 18, 2021 11:16 AM NPT By: RSS

DOTI, July 18: The road from the district headquarters Silgadhi to Bajhang has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall for the past three days. The road passing via Kalena, Machintola, Dallek and Mellek remains closed for traffic after a landslide occurred at a place called Chisapani of Silgadhi.

Minimum wage for private workers reaches Rs 15,000 per month

Published On: July 17, 2021 06:45 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 17: The provision about the new minimum wage for private sector workers has come into effect from the current fiscal year. Earlier the government had decided to increase the minimum wages for private sector workers beginning from Saun 1 (July 16) which marks the commencement of the new fiscal year.  Now, private workers except for tea estate workers are eligible to draw Rs 15,000 monthly.

Parbat-Baglung section of Mid-hill Highway obstructed

Published On: July 17, 2021 10:38 AM NPT By: RSS

PARBAT, July 17: The Parbat-Baglung section of the Mid-hill Highway has been obstructed due to landslides triggered by continuous rainfall. Landslides that took place at Sahasradhara-1 of Kushma Municipality have obstructed the road section since last night.

Khati sworn-in as Attorney General

Published On: July 16, 2021 07:20 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, July 16: Chief Justice Cholendra Shumser JB Rana has administered the oath of office and secrecy to the newly appointed Attorney General Khamma Bahadur Khati