Scar of bruises

January 18, 2021 12:38 pm

It's Thursday evening Been a while that I am lost somewhere in the midst of thinking I am sitting at the edge of the river And letting the water to hit me with its waves

KHOTANG, Aug 3: An office assistant at a school in Diktel, the district headquarters of Khotang has claimed that the school administration fired her for being a Dalit.

JAJARKOT, Aug 1: Police have arrested Sabin Chand, 33 of Bheri municipality-4 for his alleged involvement in raping a 13 year ninth grader of Bheri municipality-2. The police are also searching for another person, Rupak Chand from the same municipality.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge is being organized in the Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, July 19: After dozens being injured, Dr. KC has agreed to come to Kathmandu. "I cannot see students being injured, instead I will fly to Kathmandu", said Dr. KC.

SARLAHI, July 17: Residents of Hajariya of Barahathawa Municipality-1 of Sarlahi district are worried about being displaced as the Bagmati River continues to increasingly erode their land.

DOHA, July 16: The roads here can be impervious to GPS navigation. Drive around the city, and the green line on the screen will start interlacing into useless shapes. The robot voice will begin to contradict itself.

ARIZONA, July 4: A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say.

RUSSIA, June 26: A total of four football games are being played today under the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup football tournament.

JHAPA, June 25: A motorcyclist was killed  after a tipper, Ba 1 Kha 6581, struck his motorcycle at Bensichowk of Buddha Shanti rural municipality-3 in the district on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: In lack of processing centers and sluggish technological development, precious herbs are being exported for mere Rs. 20 per kilogram.

CHITWAN, June 17: Bharda and Rupasi are among the two pairs of rhinoceros that the government is sending to the Government of People's Republic of China as gifts.

ILAM, June 17: Stakeholders have accused the recently unveiled budget of Province 1 of being tarai-centric and of neglecting hilly and mountainous regions in the province. The province’s budget of Rs 35.9 billion, has been accused of neglecting those areas in terms of tourism, industrial development among others.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN), the Association of Nepalis in the Americas (ANA), and Canada Foundation for Nepal (CFFN), Nepali Embassy in Ottawa and NRNA NCC of Canada are jointly organizing a conference entitled “Role of Nepali Diaspora in Higher Education in Nepal” in Toronto, Canada.

DAMAK, June 10: Bhutanese refugees still languishing in refugee camps in Jhapa and Morang have time and again made it clear that they want to go back home.

BIRGUNJ, June 6: Police here have seized a truckload (12,200 kg) of black pepper which was being smuggled to India from the no man's land near Birgunj on Monday evening.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) is planning to restrict the use of plastic bags in the city from July 17.

PARBAT, June 1: 22 – year – old Kishor Chhetri of Dhamilapani village of Modi rural municipality – 5 of Parbat district died on Wednesday when his friends flogged him with iron rods causing serious injuries in his stomach.

KATHMANDU, May 31: May 31 is celebrated as World No Tobacco Day.

BARDIYA, May 27: A woman has been lying unconscious at a hospital in Kohalpur since five days after being beaten black and blue by her husband.

BIRATNAGAR, May 24: District Court  Morang is to continue  hearing testimony on Thursday from Chudamani Upreti aka Gore, who was allegedly involved in the case of the smuggling 33 kg of gold   and murder of Sanam Shakya.

KATHMANDU, May 18: President Bidya Bhandari is scheduled to unveil the annual policy and program of the government in parliament on May 21.

ITAHARI, May 18:  A minor has been killed after being hit by a wall that caved in while he was swimming in a rivulet in Ramdhuni of Sunsari district on Friday.

Bhoto Jatra being observed today

May 13, 2018 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 12: The bhoto jatra is being observed as part of the Rato Matsendranath chariot festival. The festival will come to an end with it after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur.

KATHMANDU May 8: The Gurkha Satyagraha Joint Struggle Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands before the British government, saying the situation was congenial in which its logical demands would be met.

MAHOTTARI, May 6: The law enforcement officials in Mahottari last night took under control cows and calves being smuggled across the border to India.

BIRATNAGAR,  May 4: A three-year-old baby girl died after being hit by a school bus on Thursday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The Office of the Prime Minister  is revisiting the relevent laws to avoid the complications that lie ahead in bringing key government entities, including some anti-corruption agencies, under the PMO, as part of efforts  by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to consolidate the powers of the head of the  executive branch.

LAHAN, April 19: Although the government has restricted the import of chicken and poultry products from India, different markets in Siraha district are found selling them openly.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Hindu devotees across the country are observing Akshaya Tritiya, a significant date in the Hindu lunar calendar on Wednesday.

Souls of My City: Being a father

April 15, 2018 10:28 am

Shyam Shrestha lost his father when he was 13 years old. Since then his mother took care of her eight children. “We were eight- six brothers and two daughters. I came to Kathmandu and worked hard at a hotel.

CHITWAN, April 9: The Ratnanagar Municipality has started removing the structures including houses and sheds constructed by encroaching upon public land.

Struggles of being woman

March 28, 2018 10:23 am

My mother is in search for an identity. She used to be called by her father’s name before marriage and by my father’s name after getting married. Now everyone recognizes her by my brother’s name. No one even knows her name. When someone asks her name, she tells them: “Why do you need my name that does not bear any meaning?”

PARSA, March 26: A 17-year-old boy was killed after a tractor hit his motorcycle here last night. The District Police Office, Parsa confirmed the death of Ratna Saha Kalwar, 17, of Sakhuwaprasauni Rural Municipality-5.

Ram Nawami being observed today

March 25, 2018 07:05 am

KATHMANDU, March 25: The Ram Nawami festival, the birthday of Hindu God Ram, is being celebrated across the country today.

PANCHTHAR, March 24: Infrastructure is being built for the preservation and promotion of the historic Hilihang Palace of Panchthar district to develop it into a tourist destination.

BEIJING, March 14: China has congratulated Bidya Devi Bhandari on being re-elected as President of Nepal for the second-term.

Man dies after being caught in fire

March 8, 2018 12:14 pm

TAPLEJUNG, March 8: A man has died after being caught in fire in Pathibhara Yangrak Rural Municipality-4 in the district.

BIRGUNJ, March 8: International Women’s Day is being celebrated by organizing various programs in Birgunj on Thursday.

BAGLUNG, March 6: Two people have gone missing after being buried by a mound of earth that caved in at Badigad Rural Municipality in the district on Tuesday.

MAKWANPUR, March 5: Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Shalik Ram Jamkattel of Province 3 has accused the central government of not taking its responsibilities toward the provincial governments seriously.

KATHMANDU, March 3: CPN-UML and CPN Maoist Centre are jointly organizing a political training to their members of the federal parliament; House of Representatives and National Assembly today.

Holi being observed in Tarai today

March 2, 2018 10:01 am

KATHMANDU, March 2: Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, is being celebrated across the Tarai region on Friday, amidst much fanfare and merrymaking. The festival is considered as the most important festival in the region after Chath.

KATHMANDU, March 1: The Holi, which is also known as the festival of colors, is being celebrated across the country on Thursday.

Lex Limbu talks about being gay

February 26, 2018 09:15 am

Lex Limbu, 25, is a popular Nepali blogger and YouTuber. He opened up as being gay and talked about his family’s response to this in a short film released on YouTube on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The government has made a record high achievement in meeting target of both contract award and disbursement for the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported projects in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Shilpee Theater is all set to showcase a mythological play ‘Yayati’ from Thursday. The one-and-half-hour long play directed by Tanka Chaulagain has its roots in the mythological story of King Yayati from Mahabharata.

7th World Radio Day being marked today

February 13, 2018 13:46 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: World Radio Day is celebrating on Tuesday under the theme: Radio and Sports, with all radio stations, regulatory bodies and related organizations invited to celebrate radio and its contribution to democratic debate through information, entertainment and audience interaction.

JHAPA, Feb 8: Despite being aware of the fact that vegetables imported from India have high levels of pesticide residue, the government authorities have made no efforts to ban the imports yet.

Girl dies after being hit by tractor

February 7, 2018 17:30 pm

SIMARA, Feb 7: A girl was killed after being hit by a tractor here on Wednesday afternoon.