RASUWA, July 28: Large and heavy vehicles have been stopped from passing through the concrete bridge over the Timure Ghattekhola after the bridge was damaged due to rising water levels in the river.

BEIJING, July 23: China is hoping huge, new, smart unmanned submarines will help give its naval fleet an edge in crucial waterways like the South China Sea and the western Pacific.

BEIJING, June 27: On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People’s Liberation Army as key to the country’s rising global power.

HUMLA, June 8: One of the two prisoners who had absconded from District Police Office’s cell was arrested.

CHITWAN, Feb 19: Narendra Adhikari, ward chair of Khairhani Municipality-4, who was severely injured in a road accident occurred last night died in course of treatment at Chitwan Medical College at 10: 15 am today, police said.

DAMAK, Jan 23:  A woman in Jhapa has been held in possession of a large cache of drugs. Manju Dhimal of Damak-1 was arrested Monday on the charge of drug trafficking. Police have confiscated 366 capsules of drugs from Dhimal.

GORKHA, Jan 4: It has been more than five months since Deepak Darji, secretary of Ajirkot Rural Municipality ward-5, has been out of contact and is believed to have misappropriated government funds.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: With the historic elections to the federal parliament and provincial assemblies over, the nation has now entered into a new political course of constitution implementation per se.

DHAKA, Nov 30: Pope Francis arrived Thursday in Bangladesh for the second leg of his six-day trip to Asia with the Rohingya crisis looming large.

Rape suspects at large

November 9, 2017 14:51 pm

BIRGUNJ, Nov 9: Parsa police has filed a case against the son of newly elected ward chairman and two others involved in rape of 16 year girl of Sakhuwa Parsauni rural municipality.  Following the incident of Oct 29, those involved in rape had tried to silence the girl’s family through compensation.

Big parties figure large in Janakpur polls

September 10, 2017 04:30 am

JANAKPUR, September 10: The leaders of the major political parties are in the mayoral race in the religious hub of Janakpur Sub-metropolitan City scheduled for  September 18.  The real competition is believed to be among the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center), Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) and Nepal Loktantrik Forum although 19 candidates including independents and those representing various other political parties are in the fray.

BARCELONA, August 21:  Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) recently found that a licensed tax assistant had set up three firms to create fake VAT bills through artificial transactions.

BHAKTAPUR, July 27: Dispute is looming large between two factions in the Bhaktapur chapter of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) of late.

ROLPA, JULY 24: Twelve years old Sanjita Ghotane who lives in Rolpa's headquarters Libang, nearby the District Education Office, is deprived of education.

A scientific paper published Monday found that women who produce higher-than-normal amounts of testosterone have up to a 4.5 percent advantage over their competition on the track, evidence the sport's governing body will use to potentially sideline Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya and others with so-called intersex conditions.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Benu Dahal, 74, of Budhanilakantha Municipality-8, found herself confused as to whom she voted for by the time she arrived home.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), April 27: Police has confiscated and destroyed a large quantity of home-brewed liquor including the ingredients from different places of the Chitwan district over a period of 10 days.

KATHMANDU – In the year 2073, 86 Nepali movies were released from Baishak 10 to Chaitra 25. The most popular forms of entertainment, is continuously growing with large investment on movie making process in Nepali movie industry.

Gunfire erupted inside a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing at least one person and injuring 14, and police said they were still looking for the shooter.

A Michigan Center 19-year-old, who was previously in the Guinness Book of World Records for world’s tallest teenager, has finally found an affordable pair of shoes that fit his size-28 feet.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: It has been revealed that Time of Day (ToD) meters installed in big industries are not monitored regularly. Similarly, energy consumption data is not downloaded from these meters and analyzed as required by the law.

ROME,  Jan18:  A series of three strong earthquakes hit central Italy in the space of an hour Wednesday, shaking the same region that suffered a series of deadly quakes last year and has been buried under more than a meter (three feet) of snow in recent days.

BHAKTAPUR, Jan 16: A man who cheated one million rupees in the pretext of exchanging US dollars is on the run from Gelal Gaon, Changunarayan Municipality-5 in Bhaktapur.

JUMLA, Jan 9: Even after a week of recovering most of the stolen idols of Jumla's Chandannath Temple, police are yet to arrest the culprits behind the infamous incident that took place on November 26.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Four months after Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal announced in the parliament to operate 100 city buses in major cities of the country, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has asked four municipalities based in the Kathmandu Valley to register a joint company to operate large buses across Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.

BARDIYA, Nov 14: It used to take just 25 minutes for Ram Bahadur Chaudhari, 12, to reach his school but still he would not go regularly.

TILOTTMA (Rupandehi), Oct 23: National Industry Exhibition and Tihar Fair underway in Butwal has attracted a large number of visitors.

Large amount of sugar seized

August 19, 2016 17:54 pm

ILAM, Aug 19: Police on Friday intercepted a large amount of sugar while being transported to Nepal illegally via the Pashupatinagar checkpoint bordering India.

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Former Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday accused that Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) are in a plan to drive the country toward a political and constitutional vacuum by not holding polls on declared date.

JAJARKOT, July 18: Locals in the district have been hit-hard as the government has not supplied the announced quota of grant rice to the villages.

TAPLEJUNG, July 10: Although the water level in the artificial lake formed after the landslide blocked Tamor River at Mitlung in Phurumbu VDC has started to recede, locals are still living in fear as mudslides have continued to hit the area.

NEW YORK, June 29: New leaked images of Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the iPhone 7 showed that both models — iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus — will have larger cameras as compared to its predecessors.