KATHMANDU, July 20: Various road intersections have started reeking and the chances of spread of diseases have increased as the Kathmandu Metropolitan City finds itself struggling to manage the piling garbage on the streets.

RAUTAHAT, June 28: One person killed in a crossfire between police and criminal group. The deceased was hit with bullets in leg and back of the body, who died on the way to District Hospital. Rabindra Jha, Head of Emergency Department, Gaur hospital confirmed his death.

DHANGADHI/BAJHANG, May 26: In October 2015, while assuming office as the prime minister for the first time, Prime Minister KP Oli had signed a project to replace the 384 cable crossings, locally known as tuins, across the country, with suspension bridges.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has recently sought clarification from Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) after receiving complaints that health-related rehabilitation projects run by the NRCS in the earthquake-hit districts have been marred by irregularities.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Kathmandu District Administration Office (DOA)  has asked Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) to suspend its new recruitment process until further notice after a complaint was lodged at the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) against  NRCS office bearers about alleged irregularities.

NUWAKOT, March 26: In a bid to promote sports tourism in the district, the second Jhiltung Cross Country Open Race Competition was organized in Belkotgadhi Municipality-5 in Nuwakot on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Youth and Women Groups of Jhiltung and Kolputar is set to organize the second Jhiltung Cross Country Race on Sunday.

On the run goons killed in cross fire

February 21, 2018 09:19 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Two gangsters, involved in the killing of Durga Tiwari and Basanta Paudel, were killed in an encounter with police at around 3:30 AM today, Chief of Rupandehi police, Shyam Gyawali said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found defying government regulations and arbitrarily spending billions of rupees without the supervision of concerned government authorities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: "Blood is life, donate blood to save others" blared a music player placed atop the debris of the demolished Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) building at Pradarshani Marg in the capital.  Under  tents provided by Red Cross Society China,  blood donors recline on  chairs  to donate their blood. NRCS staff  busied themselves  collecting the blood.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Ministry of Finance has transferred a total of Rs 9.19 billion from one budget heading to another in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2017/10.

Red Cross to have a new structure

October 14, 2017 13:16 pm

NAGARKOT, Oct 14: Nepal Red Cross Society is to restructure its statute as per the new federal structure of the country, while making humanitarian activities more effective.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Japan has provided eight ambulances to Nepal Red Cross Society (NRSC) under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GAGHSP) of the Japanese government.

KATHMANDU, May 2:: Alleging that local level poll candidates were picked unilaterally, Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader Ram Chandra Paudel has expressed serious dissatisfaction with party president Sher Bahadur Deuba.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, March 22: The locals of a remote village here have been forced to pay for crossing a bridge over a local river.

NT 4G users cross half-million mark

March 11, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Number of 4G subscribers has crossed the half-million mark in just three months.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Rather than investigating misuse of millions meant for earthquake victims, Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has formed a committee  to find out who was involved in leaking information to media about the funds misuse.

DHADING, Jan 17: While earthquake victims are desperately waiting for grant money to rebuild their homes, Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), the largest humanitarian organization in the country, is starting to distribute relief materials in Dhading district 20 months after the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: India has reportedly shown concern over the possibility of Indian nationals coming to Nepal to get their demonetized banknotes exchanged as the deadline in India for such facility has already expired.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The Social Welfare Council has said that it will investigate into the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS)'s reconstruction and rehabilitation-related activities after the humanitarian organization was found spending millions meant for earthquake victims on administrative activities and the purchase of various luxury items.

DOLAKHA, Jan 12: Although Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Dolakha chapter has been found indulging in rampant irregularities, no action has been taken against the humanitarian organization which 'works to relieve human suffering during disasters and emergencies'.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found splurging millions meant for earthquake victims on administrative activities and the purchase of  various luxury items instead of channelizing the hefty amounts  into the real tasks of earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation.

KATHMANDU/CHITAWAN, Dec 28: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found to be spending millions meant for the earthquake victims in a single event held at luxury hotels to evaluate its yearly activities.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7 : The International Federation of Red Cross in its World Disaster Report released on Tuesday has expressed its dissatisfaction over Nepal government's policy regarding the operation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the reconstruction task in areas affected by earthquakes last year.

MYAGDI, Nov 16: School children at the remote village at Mudi – 9 located at the western part of Myagdi are unable to attend school after a twine rope bridge snapped over the Myagdi river.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 15: Many school children at Dodhara Chandani Municipality in Kanchanpur are dropping out school for lack of a safer means of transport to cross the local Jogbudha River.

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DOLAKHA, June 29:The District Administration Office (DAO), Dolakha has started investigation on financial irregularities in the district chapter of Red Cross following complaints from locals and the organization's central committee.