RASUWA, May 20: Defence minister Ishwor Pokhrel inaugurated Mailung-Syafrubesi road, the shortest route connecting Rasuwagadi today. Pokhrel is accompanied Rabindra Adhikari, Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation; and Raghubir Mahaseth, Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation along with 24 others.

PATHRI, Morang, Jan 31: Twenty one years old Prakash Sardar of Baijnathpur Nahartol, Biratnagar Metropolitan City- 19 has been identified as the shortest person in the country. He is 31 inches tall and weighs 13 kilograms.

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 29: Shailendra Shrestha, the chief of ward 4 of Sundarharaicha Municipality of Morang, was surprised when he first saw Malati Rishidev in his office recently. He thought that the little girl who was carrying a recommendation for citizenship in her hands was a small child. Wearing a wry smile on his face, Shrestha asked, “Who is this recommendation for?” Malati gave no reply.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: With just 83 days left before the election date proposed by the government, it will be hugely challenging for the Election Commission (EC) to carry out the basic preparatory tasks essential for conducting the upcoming local elections nationwide.

In London, Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katyucia Lie Hoshino were crowned the new title holders for “shortest married couple”.