ITAHARI, Aug 1: Around a decade and half ago, Anu Shrestha's family in Bahuni village of Morang district moved into a hut built near the Sundarharaicha jungle area leaving behind their home.

ILAM, July 17: The trend of encroaching upon forest land for settlement has been rampantly increasing in Ilam but the authorities concerned have turned a blind eye to this.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Road accidents involving tippers have continued unabated in the capital. Barely five days after the death of a motorcyclist by a tipper at Jadibuti, another tipper hit a motorcycle at Soltimode, killing an 18-year-old pillion rider on Saturday.

MAHOTTARI, June  29: Formation of local units across the country was expected to end the trend of wasting government resources by implementing development projects at the eleventh hour. However, local units continue to implement infrastructure projects at the eleventh hour by compromising on quality.

JUMLA, March 13: A 27-year-old Hira Adhikari from Guthichaur Rural Municipality, Khallawad died after being hit by a tractor, with Na 6 Ta 2572. She was trying to save a child when the incident took place. According to an eyewitness, seriously injured Adhikari died after she was crushed to death by backing the tractor.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Provincial Capital Establishing Committee, Dhankuta on Saturday staged a sit-in in the capital to pile pressure on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to declare Dhankuta as the center of Province 1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The nation has been reeling under threats as attacks on the election candidates continue unabated with the upcoming elections now just a week away. On Saturday, bomb attacks were carried out in Rautahat, Tanahun and Bhojpur districts targeting candidates during the poll campaign.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Physical attacks on election candidates are occurring at an unusual frequency mainly in the eastern, mid-western and far-western regions, exposing serious lapses in poll security.

SIRAHA, Feb 16: Aurahi village in Siraha district used to be known for its agricultural prosperity. That is now just a memory. The once arable lands have turned barren and the village resembles a desert location, with most of the farmland covered in sand.

URLABARI, Jan 19: As the campaign to prevent leakages of electricity intensifies, Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Biratnagar on Wednesday arrested 91 persons for power hooking.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: A woman, whose name has not been disclosed for privacy reasons, came to the National Women's Commission (NWC) on Sunday to file a case against her husband for marrying a second wife.

Violence against women continues unabated

November 29, 2016 12:16 pm

SARLAHI, Nov 29: Amrita Kumari, 20, tied nuptial knot with Sagar Mahato last year. The local of Murtiya - 5 and Mahato, resident of Lalbandi had never known each-other before marriage.

DANG, Oct 18: Tek Bahadur KC and Mukta Bahadur Thapa were recently caught by Nepal Police for possessing animal parts. The duo was held by a police team deployed by the regional office of Crime Investigation Bureau. KC and Thapa were in possession of a bag with tiger skin when they were spotted at a hotel at 11 pm in Lalmatiya of Deukhuri.

Women trafficking continues unabated

August 31, 2016 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Scores of poor Nepali women travel abroad on a daily basis upon promises of a good job. Many of the unsuspecting women often land in trouble as they are duped by human traffickers.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Despite several attempts by the health authorities to prevent cholera outbreak from getting worse, the deadly disease has been spreading unabated in Lalitpur district.