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.

Number of narcotic drug users up in Mahottari

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.

More than 68 million people were forced to flee their homes last year as a result of war, violence and other forms of persecution, according to a new report from the UN's refugee agency.

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.

GORKHA, May 27: A recent report of rapes and sexual violence in Gorkha shows that most of the victims in the district are being sexually exploited and abused by their own kith and kin.

SUNSARI, May 21: The number of wild buffaloes in Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve considered a famous habitat for this animal has increased.

LAHAN, April 25: Lack of repair and maintenance of a section of the East-West highway at Mirchaiya of Siraha district has posed a serious risk of accidents.

CHITWAN, April 16: The number of tourists visiting Sauraha to celebrate the New Year has doubled this time compared to the previous years.

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.

KANCHANPUR, Mar 7: Kanchanpur, a district in far-western Nepal, has the records of a more number of HIV-infected people visiting health facilities for services these days.

KATHMANDU, March 5:  A meeting held on Monday between Left Alliance and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) ended inconclusively.

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.

KHOTANG, Feb 22: There was a time when the number of girl students was exceptionally low in community schools of Khotang district, especially in the rural areas.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Supreme Court on Thursday issued an interim order against government decision to implement embossed number plates.

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.

Dipu releases romantic number

February 11, 2018 13:00 pm

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.

Number of group trekkers increasing

February 10, 2018 08:18 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: The number of group trekkers increased by around 63 percent in the first eight months of 2017 compared to the same period of 2016.

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.

DHARAN, Dec 29: Amateur golfer Tanka Bahadur Karki continued his lead over Nepal number-one  Shivaram Shrestha and another amateur Sukra Bahadur Rai in the ongoing Surya Nepal Eastern Open on Thursday.

DHADING, Dec 8: Rajendra Prasad Pandey of CPN-UML has secured victory in Provincial Assembly Ka of Dhading-2. He garnered 27,332 votes.

Former Indian cricket team skipper MS Dhoni has a huge following on social media.

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.

POKHARA, Oct 7: The number of female voters for the parliamentary and provincial elections has increased significantly in Kaski. There are 39,599 new female voters as per the latest voter's list.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: With the start of Dashain festival, the flow of the festival celebrators leaving Kathmandu valley for their home towns is increasing.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: With the start of Dashain festival, the flow of the festival celebrators leaving Kathmandu valley for their home hometowns increasing.

POKHARA, Sept 23: Cases of drunk driving is on the rise with the public gripped by the fervor of two greatest festivals of the Hindus - Dashain and Tihar.

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.

NEW YORK, Aug 31: The ubiquitous hit song 'Despacito' has tied Mariah Carey’s 16-week record at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

NEW YORK, August 30: The ubiquitous hit song 'Despacito' has tied Mariah Carey’s 16-week record at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The Department of Transportation Management has started installing the high security embossed number plate in the vehicles from Monday.

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.

JHAPA, August 10: Number of cancer patients has doubled in Jhapa during the past four years.

TIKAPUR, August 2:  In the recent days, Tikapur Eye Care Center is witnessing extensively high number of eye patients

SURKHET, July 31: The number of drug users has been increasing every year in Surkhet district, according to the data maintained by the District Police Office (DPO), Surkhet.

KATHMANDU, July 31: It is found that only news on education related to policy, political leaders and formal programmes has been getting space in the national media.

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.

TIKAPUR, July 25: In view of the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections, a large number of people are seeking citizenship in Kailali district.

KOHOLPUR, July 24: In Banke, the number of people applying for the citizenship certificate has been doubled.

ROLPA, JULY 24: Twelve years old Sanjita Ghotane who lives in Rolpa's headquarters Libang, nearby the District Education Office, is deprived of education.

Number of diarrhea patients goes up

July 20, 2017 16:00 pm

MUGU, July 20: With the full-fledged monsoon, the number of patients suffering from diarrhea has gone up.

DHADING, July 17: Although the number of road accidents in Dhading was comparatively low in the last one year, the number of people killed in those accidents was high.

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.

MUGU, June 26: With the onset of monsoon, the number of patients suffering from diarrhea has increased in the district.

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.

LONDON, June 14: Fire swept through a high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday, killing an unknown number of people and sending more than 50 people to area hospitals.