NEPALGUNJ, Aug 2: Local leaders and commoners say that they have found several vulnerable points along the main canal of the Sikta Irrigation Project. After an inspection of the canal on Wednesday, they claimed that there are similar other weak points between 17.7 km to 35 km stretch of the canal in Dhakeri and they could collapse anytime.
PHNOM PEHN, July 29: With the main opposition silenced, Cambodians were voting in an election Sunday virtually certain to return to office Prime Minister Hun Sen and his party who have been in power for more than three decades.
NEPALGUNJ, July 25: The main canal of the multi-billion rupees Sikta Irrigation Project has broken down again on Monday night. The project, which is one of the high priority projects of the government, broke down while undergoing quality check.
KATHMANDU, July 9: Government authorities have sent Chhabilal Paudel, one of the main accused in the murder of Krishna Prasad Adhikari of Phujel, Gorkha, to jail shortly after he surrendered before the Supreme Court on Sunday.
TIKAPUR, July 8: Locals and Tikapur and surrounding areas have welcomed the government's decision to upgrade Satti Small Customs Office along into a full-fledged customs office. On the call of Tikapur Chamber of Commerce and Industries (TCCI), they celebrated the decision by lighting up their homes with a belief that the decision will open up new opportunities in the area.
KATHMANDU, May 25: At a time when two major left parties have merged into a single party named Nepal Communist Party (NCP), to consolidate their strength, the main opposition party in the country, Nepali Congress (NC), is embroiled in a serious intra-party dispute.
DANG, April 10: On Sunday, the provincial government of Province 5 unveiled its plans and policies in which it focused mostly on the development agricultural and industrial sector as the basis economic development.
LONDON, March 11: Having spent much of his time at Chelsea operating in Eden Hazard’s shadow, Willian has emerged as a leading light in the team ahead of their Champions League showdown with Barcelona.
DHANGADHI, Dec 13: Resham Chaudhari, the main accused in the infamous Tikapur massacre which took place in August 2015, has registered a landslide victory in the parliamentary elections from Constituency 1 of Kailali district. Chaudhari who contested the polls from the Rastriya Janata Parry Nepal (RJPN) won with 34,341 votes.
DOLAKHA, Nov 19: The construction of main tunnel (8.2 kilometers) of Upper Tama Koshi Hydro Project of 456 Mw capacity has been completed. According to the project office, 90% of the project under civil sector has been completed.
TULSIPUR, June 20: With the successful conclusion of the filing of candidacies a day ago, the local polls slated for June 28 is confirmed to take place as planned. Locals of provinces 1, 5 and 7, where the elections are being held, are excited to have new mayors and chiefs of their respective rural municipalities. With the election day just eight days away, Republica talked with some of the candidates of Tulsipur Sub-metropolitan City in Dang district on what they would contribute if they win. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Dec 29: After recovering 7kg of smuggled gold from a Toyota hilux (Ba 8 Cha 7420) at Kalanki on Wednesday evening, police have launched a series of raids at various places in Kathmandu to find the main culprit.
MAHOTTARI, Nov 7: The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival was observed across the tarai and also in hill districts on Sunday, with the worship of the sun and making of offerings to the setting sun at river banks and other bodies of water.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Nepal has been losing a number of snow leopards mostly to poaching and retaliatory killings, according to a recently published report of TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Leaders from the ruling CPN-UML and main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) are inching closer to finding a common ground to resolve their dispute over the criteria to distribute grant amounts to earthquake victims to rebuild their houses destroyed in earthquakes last year.