TAPLEJUNG, Sept 15: Three local bodies of Taplejung have entered into an agreement with the National Land Commission with the aim of providing land to landless squatters, landless Dalits and disorganized residents. With this, all nine municipalities and rural municipalities of the district have signed an agreement with the National Land Commission.
KATHMANDU, June 19: The Metropolitan Crime Division has arrested a person on charge of fraud. Prabin Poudel, 34 of Ganeshthan, Nuwakot, allegedly swindled several people out of Rs 60 million in total, promising good paying jobs in Singapore.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has taken delivery of the first of two ordered Airbus A330-200 series aircraft. The aircraft landed at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu at 8 am on Thursday.
SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.
SIRAHA, May 16: Like a scene of an arid desert, hundreds of acres of arable lands in Siraha district wear desolate looks, either fully forsaken by the landowners or just awaiting the approaching monsoon for paddy plantation. However, a few kilometers from Lahan Municipality via Postal Highway, some plots of farms managed by a small squatter community belonging to the underprivileged Musahar group in Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-1 stands out.
KOHALPUR, May 14: A few months ago, a 19-year-old girl of Raptisonari Rural Municipality of Banke district received a friend request on Facebook from a person named Sunil. She accepted the request and started chatting with him. They even exchanged their phone numbers. One day, they made a plan to meet in Kohalpur, where Sunil proposed to her. Though the girl informed him that she was already married and also had a four-year-old son, Sunil insisted on marrying her.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 7: Kristi Tamang, one among the thousands of people to become homeless after the devastating earthquake of 2015, recently moved into her newly constructed concrete house. This might have given her a feel of safety and security. However, this is not the case.
DOTI, April 21: Until a few years ago, the lush green fields and high agricultural output earned Mauwa the recognition of the storehouse of Doti. However, the once fertile fields have turned into barren land and bushy jungles now.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The cricket fraternity of Nepal and social media went into frenzy after the country’s teenage spin-bowling sensation Sandeep Lamichhane was purchased by Delhi Daredevils, the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit, on Sunday in Bengaluru. The seventeen-year-old has become the first Nepali player to be a part of the money-spinning IPL.
KATHMANDU, August 2: In what may be considered conflict of interest, Dolindra Prasad Sharma, the chairman and general manager of Sajha Prakashan is learnt to have given a job to the wife of a member of a panel formed to probe irregularities at the publishing house.
KATHMANDU, May 27: As consensus between the ruling and opposition parties to lift the ongoing House obstruction remains elusive, the government is facing difficulty in having the policy and programs endorsed by parliament and present the budget for the new fiscal year on time.
SEOUL, April 16: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday to begin a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil on the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its nuclear and defense capabilities, and just after a failed missile launch by the North.
PYUTHAN, Dec 10: The ashram of the famed Swargadwari Temple in Pyuthan district is struggling for proper management in lack of sufficient funds. The famous holy site located in the western region of the country has been thriving mainly on offerings made by pilgrims.
SANTA CLARA, Cuba, Aug 31: The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.
KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Central Investigation Bureau (CBI) of Nepal Police has arrested a Romanian national named Preda Eureliyan on the charge of stealing money through an ATM card belonging to Himalayan Bank and Nabil Bank.