TEXAS, July 29: Five people were shot dead, including the suspected gunman, in a Friday night attack at a Texas nursing home and the home of one of the people slain, city officials said.

CHITWAN, July 18:The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Rampur has made it clear that it had granted its affiliations to eight private colleges through a due process.

MYANMAR, July 9: A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings.

From official to trendsetter

June 18, 2018 11:47 am

Gahendra Rajbhandari, 39, is among a handful of innovators immune to the lethargy existing in the governmental offices. He made way into the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as an Officer in 2009. Under his initiative, he has so far introduced a myriad of effective policies that have contributed to improving the impression of the general public on government offices.

SARLAHI, June 18: Sarlahi-based Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has started making payments to sugarcane farmers at rates lower than that determined by the government. The mill has been paying Rs 70.64 less than the government's rate per quintal of sugarcane.

Fans can now discover the music that will help to define the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ following the release of the Official Song – ‘Live It Up’ by Nicky Jam, featuring Will Smith and Era Isterefi.

ITAHARI, May 23: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has caught Khagendra Prasad Subedi, chief of District Education Coordination Committee (DECC).

SEOUL, May 17: South Korea said on Thursday it would seek to mediate between the United States and North Korea after Pyongyang threatened to pull out of an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on June 12 in Singapore.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Civil Service Official Trade Union has demanded the government proceed ahead with the voluntary retirement scheme brought earlier targeting civil servants.

KATHMANDU, May 15: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday filed a corruption case against Tapendra Bhattarai, a government official working at Nepalgunj branch of Department of Drug Administration.

BUTWAL, May 7: An official logo of State Assembly (SA) members of Province 5 has been unveiled.  State Assembly speaker Purna Bahadur Gharti unveiled the logo amidst a programme here today.

KATHMANDU, April 8: Former UN-Habitat country representative for Afghanistan, Peter John Dalglish, has been arrested from Kavrepalanchowk district for his alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that leads to sexual attraction toward children.

DAMAK, March 20: Himalaya Mahalaxmi Tea Garden based in Damak Municipality, which is owned by the former king Gyanendra Shah, has not paid taxes worth over Rs 38 million. Shah has not paid the taxes even after he was stripped of all state powers and reduced to an ordinary citizen.

BANKE,  Feb 21: The National Sports Council (NSC) has unveiled a logo mascot, official song and slogan for the eighth National Games scheduled to be held late this year (November-December) in Nepalgunj.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Shree Airlines has been associated with the second season of Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) as the official airlines of the tournament.

WASHINGTON, Feb 8: More than 100 fighters aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad were killed after U.S.-led coalition and coalition-backed local forces thwarted a large, apparently coordinated attack late on Wednesday and early on Thursday, a U.S. official said.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Actors Benisha Hamal and Arpan Thapa starrer ‘Blind Rocks’ launched its official trailer on Tuesday amid an event held in Kathmandu. According to the press statement released by the film production team, the film is a biopic based on the life of Shristi KC, a visually impaired individual.

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.

The Ghorahi sub-metropolis has decided to make Tharu language the language of official use to be effective from coming 1st of Magh or January 15.

UDAYAPUR, Jan 3: A staffer of survey office based in Katari Municipality has returned bribe taken from a service seeker. A survey team led by Sukdev Chaudhary deployed from Gaighat survey office returned Rs 6, 000 following warning by Mayor of Katari Municipality Gyanendra Shrestha.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 25: The 15th International Maithili Conference has concluded in Rajbiraj, issuing the Rajbiraj Declaration containing a 13-point demand which includes making Maithili as the language of official use in Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: With an objective to 'identify and honor Nepal's most honest government official', five high performing civil servants have been shortlisted for the Integrity Idol 2017 award.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The Election Commission (EC) has annulled the decision of Sajha chief Dolindra Prasad Sharma to re-appoint an officer at a time when the election code of conduct has been enforced.

RIYADH, Nov 29:  Senior Saudi Arabian prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, has been freed after agreeing to pay over $1 billion to settle corruption allegations against him, a Saudi official said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29:  Kathmandu University (KU) is all set to take action soon against doctors who were found involved in plagiarism.

CONCOR official inspects Birganj Dry Port

November 29, 2017 03:45 am

BIRGANJ, Nov 29: A senior official of Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) made a site visit to the Inland Container Depot (ICD) of Sirsiya, Birgunj, to study reasons delaying shipment of goods from Kolkata port of India to Nepal.

LONDON, Nov 18: Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of Queen Elizabeth and her husband Prince Philip on Saturday to mark their upcoming 70th wedding anniversary.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 13:  An Afghan official says a Taliban attack in western Farah province has killed eight police officers.

BIRGUNJ, Nov 6: Leaders and cadres who were not officially selected as poll candidates have become threats to the political parties in Parsa district. It has become a thorny issue for the parties after several disgruntled members joined their rival parties while some have rebelled against the parties to file independent candidacy.

Singer Selena Gomez, after her split from The Weeknd, has been spending quality time with her former beau pop star Justin Bieber, but they are yet to be back together as a couple.

BEIJING, Oct 25: China will not set a target to double gross domestic product (GDP) from 2021, a senior Communist Party official said on Thursday, as top leaders pledge to focus on better quality economic growth in the long term.

Directed by Sabir Shrestha, the official trailer of the movie ‘Kahi Katai’ has been released on the internet. The movie features actors Shiwani Giri, Dilip Rayamajhi, Kishor Khatiwada, Sonam Baraphungma and Uma Baby, and it orbits around romance as well as family drama.

KATHMANDU, August 11: An official of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), who earlier investigated a complaint against Sajha Prakashan but gave a clean chit to Sajha, has been assigned again to probe into the alleged irregularities at the publishing house.

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.

CARACAS, August 6: Venezuelan ruling party chief Diosdado Cabello says Sunday that there was a “terrorist” attack at a military base controlled by troops loyal to the government and several people were arrested.

DHANUSHA, August 1: Executive officer of the Janakpur Sub Metropolis, Arjun Prasad Subedi has been mishandled. He was physically abused despite the presence of Minister.

KATHMANDU, July 25: Director General of the Indian Army, Assam Rifles, Lt Gen. Shokin Chauhan has called on the Chief of Army Staff, Rajendra Chhetri at the Army Headquarters here on Tuesday.

TIKAPUR, July 5: The newly-elected mayor and deputy mayor have assumed their offices in Tikapur Municipality. After assuming office, Mayor Tapendra Bahadur Rawal has already begun to work on some of the promises he had during his election campaign. He has decided to form a taskforce for the conservation and development of the Tharu language under a panel of experts. Before the polls, he had promised to work on making Tharu language an official language of business in a program organized by the Jaycees in Tikapur.

BANIYANI (Jhapa), June 22: A government official found guilty in the case of abduction and document forgery has been sent to jail.

KABUL, June 17: At least four American soldiers were shot and killed in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier at a base in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, a military official said.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Qatar Airways on Sunday announced that it will be the official partner and official airline of Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) until 2022.

RASUWA, May 2: Election official, Santosh Giri, who was found hanging from a noose made up of a shawl, has been brought to Kathmandu on a helicopter for treatment.

ZURICH, April 30: FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials.

ZURICH, April 29: A member of FIFA's audit and compliance committee was handed a provisional 90-day ban from football on Friday, a day after pleading guilty in a U.S court to taking bribes in exchange for using his influence within the global soccer body.

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 19:  Afghan officials say 14 Taliban fighters, including the shadow governor of the northern Baghlan province, have been killed in heavy fighting with Afghan forces.

KATHMANDU, April 18: President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, who is in 5-day state visit to India, was officially welcomed by the President of India Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the forecourt of the Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Kathmandu, April 3: Dr. Barbara Hendricks, German Federal Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety is presently in the capital in connection to a four-day official visit. She landed here on Sunday night.

Gautam cremated with official honor

March 12, 2017 17:47 pm

DHANGADHI, March 12: The Kanchanpur incident victim Govinda Gautam who died in the firing of the Indian  Seema Suraksha  Ball (SSB) was cremated at 5.50 pm today with 11 gun salutes in the Doda River.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb 17:  An Afghan official says the Islamic State group launched an attack on Afghan security posts killing 17 soldiers.

PM leaves for UAE on official visit

January 14, 2017 18:59 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today left for Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), leading a ten-member delegation to pay an official visit to UAE.