NA Major Singh arrested

August 10, 2019 20:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Major Ajit Pratap Singh of Nepal Army has been arrested on Saturday evening. According to a source from the Nepal Army, Nepal Police has arrested Major Singh.

'Fake news a big challenge for media'

December 3, 2018 07:45 am

KATHMANDU, Dec3: Media entrepreneurs as well as media persons have said that fake news has been a major challenge seen in the media sector in recent years.

KATHMANDU, July 22: A farm that is a major supplier of cut flower to the capital city has been badly damaged by the recent floodwater in Punyamaa rivulet, in Shrikhandapur of Banepa Municipality.

RUPANDEHI, July 10: The number of patients suffering from Visceral Leishmaniasis, locally known as Kala-azar, has increased at an alarming rate in Province 5, according to the details of Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal and Mission Hospital, Palpa.

KATHMANDU, July 8: As per the flood alert measurement, the main rivers of the country seems within average water levels. According to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, western regions might receive slight rainfall however, some places might receive heavy rainfall as well till Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Rainfall would continue today but is likely to reduce tomorrow, according to flood warning shared by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Nepal and China have agreed to expedite eight major projects in Nepal, during the ongoing official visit of Prime Minister KP Oli to Beijing.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada is expected to try breathing new  life into the economy, with  his budget for fiscal year 2018/19 on Tuesday.

KHOTANG, MAY 28: During a recent free health camp organized in Diktel of Khotang, an astonishingly high number of women were found struggling with uterine prolapse and other reproductive health problems.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Top officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have said that bureaucratic red tape has continued to hinder the overall post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts even as the country marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that a major political transformation envisaged in the Constitution was the restructuring of the State into federal set up.

ILAM, April 6: Even nine months after the formation of the local governments, lack of manpower has still been an unsolved problem. This has not only delayed the development projects at the local level but also deprived the people of government services. It has been a real challenge for the available staffers to do multi-tasking to manage everything.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the improvement of situation at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is an urgent concern for the government, and his immediate focus would be to see reduction of air traffic congestion and management of traffic flow at the airport.

KATHMANDU, Mar 27: Traffic police officials were busy on traffic management at the New Baneshwar Chowk till Tuesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Nepal stall in the 60th edition of the annual Brussels Holiday Fair in Brussels, Belgium has become one of the major attractions to the visitors.

MELBOURNE, Jan 27: Caroline Wozniacki has won her first Grand Slam singles title in her 43rd major with a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4 win over Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

MYAGDI, Jan 12: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that development and good governance are the major responsibilities in the coming days.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Even as the three major political parties have refrained from making formal comments on the arrest of Dr Govinda KC, several individual leaders from across party lines have come forward in  support of the orthopedic surgeon, who is facing a contempt of court case.

Major incidents in the districts in 2017

December 31, 2017 06:45 am

Amid new hopes and dreams among the people in the country after the successful elections paving the way for the new federal set up, what cannot, however, be ignored is our ground reality that still paints a very grim picture of our villages and towns.

JUMLA, Dec 29: Herbs have been recognized as the fundamentals of economic development in Karnali. All five districts of this zone are rich in natural resources and herbs. As collecting and selling of herbs fetch good income, more and more people are attracted toward this occupation in the recent days.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: As formal and informal negotiations continue between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) for party unification and formation of the new government, management of second-rung leaders of both the parties has emerged as a major challenge.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: With the government delaying to fix the temporary provincial capitals in the seven provinces, leaders and cadres from across the political spectrum have started lobbying for making their hometowns as provincial capitals.


December 21, 2017 07:46 am

The news these days always has cases or incidents of death, migrant workers’ plight, and of their family members being left in the lurch. Despite of the repeated occurrence of these incidents, the number of aspiring migrant workers is increasing every year.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16: The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

MORANG, Dec 14: Newly elected parliamentarian, Dr Minendra Rijal, has said that development and prosperity are the bases for nation building.

POKHARA, Nov 16: Kaski district is considered as the center of Province 4. The district also happens to have the highest number of constituencies among all the districts of the province, becoming the biggest electoral battleground of Province 4.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.

Pedestrian safety: a major concern

November 13, 2017 08:57 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Road safety continues to remain a major concern in Nepal, where hundreds of people lose their lives, and many others are injured every year.

JAJARKOT, Nov 9: In a bid to prove that their candidates are better than that of their rivals, both left and right forces in Jajarkot are indulged in blame game. They have been trying their best to impress number of voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weaknesses of their opponents.

SINDHULI, Nov 8: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections drawing closer, electoral discussions have gripped almost every nook and corner of Sindhuli district. While candidates busy charting plans to crush their opponents, voters , on the other hand, re contemplating who they should choose in the elections.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6:The 11th edition of Film Southasia 2017 under the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’ came to a conclusion on Sunday. Having screened altogether 63 documentaries on contentious issues from 2-5 November at Yala Maya Kendra, the grand festival has certainly provided a platform for the creators and admirers of non-fiction films to share and exchange the cultural values of South Asian countries.

BAJHANG, Oct 13:  Two brothers of the same family in Bajhang who had left for India in search of employment have returned back with HIV. The virus has not just been transmitted to their wives but also to one of their children. Being horrified by the result of the blood tests, which showed all of them HIV positive, the two brothers along with their wives and an infant ran away to India all over again instead of taking medicines.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Top leaders of all major political parties including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have expressed their commitment to holding parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on the scheduled dates.

KATHMANDU, August 30: South Asian states can only address the tens of thousands of cases of enforced disappearances by recognizing enforced disappearance as a serious crime in domestic law, said the ICJ .

KATHMANDU, August 8: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said the government was busy with homework to establish an 'information centre' in major countries and cities of the world as it wants right dissemination of information about domestic affairs of public interests in foreign countries.

Unveiling Major Renovations

August 8, 2017 12:59 pm

Bhesh Narayan Dahal, director General of Department of Archaeology under Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, has been dedicated in field of Archaeology for 28 years now.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Taking time in special and zero hour of the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Wednesday, lawmakers drew the attention of the government and House towards various contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, JULY 27: The plan to set up a foreign employment unit under Nepal Police could be a game changer in ending the woes faced by migrant workers but the government looks certain to face multiple hurdles including legal complications.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 24: With the Larcha Bridge over Bhotekoshi River broken and washed away by landslide on Sunday evening, Tatopani area has been isolated from the rest of the country. The bridge, a part of the Araniko Highway, was the connection of Tatopani with the rest of the country. Incessant rain throughout the day and the night earlier had triggered the landslide that broke bridge.

KATHMANDU, July 8: As high as 38 metric tonnes of garbage was collected from various major rivers and ring road areas in Kathmandu Valley today.

ITAHARI, June 27: An irate group has vandalized the house of retired Major General and former UCPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Kumar Fudong in Itahari Sub Metropolitan City on Tuesday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, June 23: Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains from Chandragiri hill.

TIKAPUR, June 20: Ujayaram Ghartimagar, 88, is eagerly waiting for June 28 to come so that he could cast vote. He considers it to be a great opportunity for him to be able to elect local representatives after a 20-year haul.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Over 28 metric tonnes of garbage were collected from various major rivers and ring road areas in Kathmandu Valley today.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The meeting between the ruling coalition, main opposition CP-UML and the agitating Rastriya Janata Party- Nepal (RJPN) ended inconclusively on Wednesday also.

SARLAHI, June 12: Even as the second round of local elections is just around the corner, the major political parties in Sarlahi are still facing a hard time finalizing their candidates for the polls.

DHANKUTA, June 11: Major political parties like the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) have finalize their candidates for all seven local units for the second phase of local polls slated for June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 10: As high as 46 metric tonnes of garbage was collected from various major rivers and ring road areas in Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.

RAUTAHAT, June 3: It has been found that many villages in Rautahat were declared open defecation free areas by the government without confirming whether they meet the requirement. However, the declaration has posed a serious problem for the locals.

KATHMANDU, June 3: As high as 40 metric tonnes of garbage was collected from various major rivers and ring road areas in Kathmandu Valley on Saturday.