KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Locals in Shiwalaya Rural Municipality in the western part of Jajarkot district have no other choices except for making a perilous journey in tuin (rope bridge) over the Chedgada River to travel to nearby village Karki Gaun at Chedgaad Municipality in the district for years.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The price of gold has seen gradual drop in the domestic market as the hallmark gold is being traded for Rs 93,100 per tola (11.66 grams) while worked gold for Rs 92, 600 on Thursday.
Refuting media reports about the alleged encroachment of Nepali territory by China in Humla district, the government said that there is no disputes over territory between Nepal and China. Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali, who is also the government's spokesperson, said a similar news about land encroachment from Chinese side in Limi village in Humla district had surfaced four years ago as well. He said that an inter-ministerial team after the field inspection had concluded that the said buildings were located approximately one kilometer inside the Chinese territory from the Nepal-China border. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), in a separate statement, further said the boundary between Nepal and China was delineated and demarcated based on the Boundary Treaty and Boundary Protocols signed between the two countries.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Stating that the buildings constructed by the Chinese side along a Nepal-China border point in Humla district are situated on the Chinese side of the border, the Embassy of China in Kathmandu has asked Nepali authorities to verify the border points as agreed between the two countries in the past.
Dr Govinda KC was brought to Kathmandu on Tuesday, and he was forcibly taken to the National Turma Center. Dr KC, a senior orthopedic surgeon, who has been staging a hunger strike for the 19th time demanding reforms in the medical sector, was brought to Kathmandu through a flight at 11:45 AM. Although he wanted to go to TU Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, the police had forcibly taken him to the National Trauma Center as soon as he landed in Kathmandu. He managed to leave the Trauma Center with the help of his aides later in the evening and was admitted to TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Dhan Bahadur Shah of Kailali had opened an eatery in Kalanki area. But, less than two months after he started the business, the COVID-19 pandemic forced him to close the place in March.
Ang Rita Sherpa, also known as Himchituwa, died at 72 on Monday. He successfully climbed Sagarmatha 10 times, and holds a Guinness Book of World Records for climbing Sagarmatha the most times without Oxygen. A native of Solukhumbu, Ang Rita was a giant of Nepali mountaineering.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The prices of major vegetable items — potatoes, onions and tomatoes — have skyrocketed in the Kathmandu Valley over the past few days, which traders blamed mainly on the slump in production of these products.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Balika Khadka Rai, a cadre of the then CPN-UML, was arrested “for trying to forcibly enter the meeting venue of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP)” at Parisdanda in the capital on Sunday.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal has so far witnessed a total of 62,797 cases of COVID-19 with 1,204 more people diagnosed for the virus in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
MALANGAWA, Sept 19: District Administration Office, Sarlahi has enforced curfew orders in Malangawa-- the district headquarters-- in an attempt to avoid possible clash between the Hindu and Muslim communities.
The federal democratic republic’s constitution of Nepal 2015 turns five today. And perhaps the best thing that has happened in the last five years is growing acceptability of the constitution. Despite their reservations on some of the provisions, nearly all the political parties then represented in the Constituent Assembly have come to accept it and they have also become a part of the implementation process.
KATHMANDU, Sept 17: President of Nepali Congress (NC), Sher Bahadur Deuba is staying isolated at his residence in Budhanilkantha after a staff member of his secretariat was diagnosed with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).