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BARDIYA, Aug 13: In view of the risk of flooding in the settlements around, the government built a 12-kilometer long embankment along the Karnali River in Bardiaya two years ago.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the government to immediately hold talks with Dr Govinda KC and save his life by fulfilling his demands.

Millions gutted in fire

June 11, 2018 11:34 am

ITAHARI, June 11 : Properties worth Rs 25 million plus gutted in a fire that occurred last night in the main market of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-6 in Sunsari district.

WINDSOR, May 19: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world.

BUTWAL, May 17: The announcement for the construction of waste processing center in Siddharthanagar, the gateway to Lumbini, under the integrated city development plan in 2012, had elated the locals.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Millions of students were affected by the transport strike imposed on Friday by various committees of transport entrepreneurs supporting the transport syndicates in the country. The students of Grade 12 who have been taking their final exams were hit the hardest.

KATHMANDU, April 13: An audit report prepared by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) shows that the Election Commission (EC) spent millions of rupees from foreign donors without any audit and details of election logistics gifted by  neighboring countries were not  taken into account in its report submitted  to the OAG after holding three sets of elections last year.

Phalebas, Parbat, March 31: A hailstorm that lasted for five days destroyed more than 20 million worth of vegetables, crops and fruits in various parts of Parbat district, said the District Agricultural Development Office.

RAJBIRAJ, March 25: Since 2007, no India-backed development project has been initiated in Saptari district. This is largely due to failure of the five India-backed projects in the district that were approved between 2005 and 2007.

POKHARA, March 20: District Police Office (DPO), Kaski on Sunday arrested nine individuals on charge of deceiving people and robbing millions of rupees by creating fake offers in social media (Emo, Viber, Facebook, and Messenger).

TERHATHUM, Feb 5: Ginger worth tens of millions of rupees is being supplied out of the district after India lifted ban on import of this agro produce.

ILAM, Jan 26: Bishnu Bohora, a ginger trader in Panchthar district, gets phone calls from farmers almost on a daily basis. “Our ginger is  rotting on the farm. When can you come and take delivery?”  they ask.

RUPANDEHI, Jan 24: Rupandehi police on Wednesday made public a group of people arrested on charges of fleecing people by promising them a job in networking business amid a press meet in Lumbini.

LONDON, Nov 6: The Queen's private estate, Bono and one of Donald Trump's closest advisors are among those whose offshore investments have been revealed in one of the largest ever leaks, dubbed the "Paradise Papers".

KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The eleventh-hour order issued by the Supreme Court to arrange two separate ballot papers has caused a loss of millions to state coffers, jeopardized the nationwide voter education program and complicated other poll preparations.

ROLPA, Oct 24: The resins available at the community forests have become a boon for the community forestry users groups and local governments of the district.

KATHMANDU, August 27: Around two dozen officials of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) recently visited Singapore to ‘observe and inspect’ its aircraft which is currently under maintenance there.

WASHINGTON, August 21: Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.

KATHMANDU, August 19: Moved by the plight of fellow-Nepalis, thousands in the Nepali diaspora have been donating through crowd funding  for the relief of flood victims. Over 100,000 US dollars has been raised through various fund raising platforms as of Friday.

NEW YORK, August 8: Hackers using the name “Mr. Smith” posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded that HBO pay a ransom of several million dollars to prevent further such releases.

KATHMANDU, July 10: A fleet of high-end cars used by former royals, former prime ministers and VVIPs are gathering dust at parking lots of various government offices.

ROLPA, July 4: The rightful beneficiary of a dead migrant worker, Jaya Bahadur, of Rolpa is yet to claim the compensation amount sent to the district administration office by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs more than a year ago.

GAUSHALA, May 16: Ten individuals of Bardibas, Mahottarai have donated two kattha 10 dhur of land jointly for the purpose of constructing a new building of the Bardibas Municipality.

MYAGDI, May 11: Breaching the election code of conduct, candidates for the post of ward chief in Myagdi district are spending millions of rupees to attract voters during their promotional campaigns.

RAUTAHAT, May 2: Property worth millions of rupees was destroyed after a fire broke out at Everest Distillery Industry in Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality in the district on Tuesday.

RAUTHAT, April 27: A property worth millions was reduced to cinders in two separate blazes that took place in Dadhimai Rural Municipality and Katahariya Municipality on Wednesday.

Eight arrested for stealing millions

March 22, 2017 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, March 22: The Metropolitan Police Crime Division has arrested eight people for allegedly stealing millions of rupees from bank accounts of various businessmen.

Months after her sister Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris of nearly US$10 million in jewels, supermodel Kendall Jenner has reported the theft of jewellery worth US$200,000 from her Los Angeles home, celebrity website TMZ reported.

JAJARKOT, Jan 23: The local villagers of Majkot – 6 have been deprived of irrigation facility after someone stole the pipe of the irrigation project.

BIRATNAGAR/JHAPA, Jan 14: Resembling the vehicle of a minister, a van (Ko 1 Jha 235) belonging to Morang-Sunsari Irrigation Project in Biratnagar has its upper half of the number plate painted in red and the other half in blue color. The vehicle is reserved for use when the so called VIPs visit the district.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found splurging millions meant for earthquake victims on administrative activities and the purchase of  various luxury items instead of channelizing the hefty amounts  into the real tasks of earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation.

KATHMANDU/CHITAWAN, Dec 28: The Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has been found to be spending millions meant for the earthquake victims in a single event held at luxury hotels to evaluate its yearly activities.

DOTI, Dec 18: A secretary in Doti remains unaccounted for after fleeing with millions of rupees allocated for two village development committees.

BARA, Dec 13: Despite allocation of a huge amount of budget for the upgradation of rural roads in the district annually, their condition has not improved yet.

DADELDHURA, Dec 11: Property worth tens of millions of rupees was destroyed by fire at Gaibandhe bazaar of Parashuram Municipality in Dadeldhura district on Saturday mid-night.

PALPA, Dec 11: A 94 – year –old man's total sum of donated money for social and religious causes until now has amounted to a whopping Rs 20 million.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 5: Millions worth of yellow lentils smuggled across the border from India's Khamiya village was intercepted by Parsa police this morning.

NEW DELHI, Nov 12: Anger rose across India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash after the government withdrew large denomination notes in a shock move aimed at uncovering billions of dollars of unaccounted wealth hidden from the taxman.

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has reportedly been offered millions by a TV broadcaster to talk about her Paris heist when she was robbed by masked men at gunpoint.

MUSTANG, Oct 30: The famed Mustangi apples worth millions have been supplied from the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang for this festive season.

PARIS, Oct 2: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who was here to attend the Paris Fashion Week, was held at gunpoint inside her hotel room.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Bir Hospital renovated its VVIP cabin spending around Rs 3 million some two years, but the VVIPs go to hospitals abroad even for general checkups and minor treatment, incurring millions in costs to the state coffers..

Fire guts property worth millions

August 17, 2016 16:01 pm

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 17: A fire on Wednesday gutted property worth millions of rupees at Mainakaderi VDC – 9 in Saptari district.

NEW YORK, July 13: A potentially giant earthquake may be building up beneath Bangladesh and eastern India and could endanger as many as 140 million people, a study said on Monday

KATHMANDU, June 27: Police have arrested an astrologer for swindling youths promising to send them to USA and Canada and other countries.