WASHINGTON, Jan 2: The number of people killed in large commercial airplane crashes rose in 2020 to 299 worldwide, even as the number of crashes fell by more than 50%, a Dutch consulting firm said on Friday.
INDONESIA, June 20: The number of people it was carrying as distraught relatives who rushed to Lake Toba in northern Sumatra provided information. On Tuesday, officials said 94 people were missing and expected the number to rise.
KATHMANDU, June 13: The falling number of Nepali workers going for foreign employment after the enforcement of the 'free-visa-free-ticket' system is due to not any slowdown in demand but supply side issues, according to a report issued by Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).
KATHMANDU, June 2: Sightings of street children in the Kathmandu Valley has become a rarity thanks to the street children rescue and rehabilitation campaign launched by the Central Child Welfare Board (CCWB) under the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens. The Board has launched the street children rescue campaign since May 9, 2016.
Latin America will host the most licensing rounds in its history, opening about 1,100 oil and gas blocks for foreign investment in 2018. Wood Mackenzie, an energy consultancy, expects intense exploration activity in deepwater basins around Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.
POKHARA, March 10: Dhan Bahadur Thapa defeated Nepal’s number one professional golfer Shivaram Shrestha in extra hole to win the Surya Nepal Western Open Golf Tournament played at Himalayan Gold Course, Pokhara on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: The number of accidents continues to rise on Rolpa's rural roads constructed in unsystematic ways, causing huge losses of lives and properties every year. Most of roadways in inner and rural parts of the district are congested and unsystematic.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Budget-making process, which has been stalled due to delay in cabinet expansion, will gain pace immediately after the cabinet fixes the number of ministries and appoints ministers, say government officials.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Dipu Neupane has released her new romantic song ‘Be My Valentine’ ahead of the upcoming Valentine’s Day in Kathmandu. According to press release, Songs Nepal released the song on Youtube. Sunil Thapa has given music, while Ferdin Rai arranged the song.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A day before Martyrs' Day, the government in a cabinet meeting Monday, declared six individuals, who were killed by the Maoists during their decade-long armed insurgency, as martyrs.
KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Province no. 2 is atop in regard with the number of voters it has for the National Assembly (NA) election slated for coming February 7 while the Province 6 has the least number of voters.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: The Nepali Congress has fielded the highest number of candidates in the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections, among the major political parties. The twin elections are being held in two phases on November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, September 6: Lawmakers have called for using the Devanagari script in the electric (embossed) number plate system for automobiles launched by the Department of Transport in Bagmati Zone since August 21.
KATHMANDU, August 18: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has launched campaign to advertise its toll-free number near and within public offices that are prone to corruption. As part of the drive the corruption watch dog will post wall stickers and billboards calling on service seekers to report any corruption related activities at the public office.
RATNAGAR, July 29: Nepal's aim to double the existing number of tigers by 2022 is in the way of reality as its number has increased to 198 from 120 just within three years since the plan was made. The number of tigers may go higher as the count was carried out in 2013.
BIRATNAGAR, July 14: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said that the Nepal-India relation is multidimensional and claimed the relation between the two countries is unique in the world.
GENEVA, June 19: The number of people displaced from their homes across the world climbed slightly to 65.6 million last year, with the escalating conflict in South Sudan accounting for the rise, the United Nations refugee agency said Monday.
KHOTANG, June 19: With the objective of minimizing the number of invalid votes, the District Election Office (DEO), Khotang has added 25 more poll officials for the upcoming local elections scheduled for June 28.