KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Wednesday's deadly helicopter crash at Sisnebhir, Taplejung in which seven people including Minister for Culture, Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rabindra Adhikari were killed has pointed to serious lapses in air safety and security, bringing to the fore the urgency to include environmental hazards in safety assessment.

KATHMANDU, June 22: The government with a two-thirds majority in parliament is likely to miss another deadline to endorse four bills to replace ordinances issued six month ago.

PANCHTHAR, March 28: There were 49 pillars until recently at the Indo-Nepal border from Pokhari to Falot area of Panchthar district. After a detailed inspection, two teams of the District Police Office realized that eight of the pillars were missing. Their report states that there are only 41 pillars separating our border with India.

TEXAS, Nov 7: The gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force failed to report his domestic violence conviction to the federal database that is used to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers, authorities said Monday.

PANCHTHAR/Janakpur, July 1: The rain has been falling incessantly these days but this has not obstructed work on some development projects. Widening of the Chisapani road is going on in full swing.