Ten weeks in Thansing

July 30, 2018 09:03 am

Exploring new places and wishing to see smiles on people should be the top priority for anyone. As a volunteer, in a rural community of Thansing, Makwanpur, I had the same aim.

MOSCOW, July 29: Hackers, spy balls and whitewashing space travel: It’s certainly been a varied week in the world of Russophobia. A regular look at the scare stories peppering the mainstream media over the last 7 days.

UDAYAPUR, July 18: After being compelled to stay without electricity for three weeks, locals of Triyuga Municipality, Khaijanpur encircled the office of the National Electricity Authority (NEA) here Tuesday accusing NEA of not repairing a damaged transformer.

DOLPA, July 1: Bhitti-Motipur Road Section in Dolpa, a mountainous district in Karnali province, has remained disrupted for around past three weeks, forcing commuters to precarious trips.

Tehran, June 22: Iran may exit nuclear deal in coming weeks – Deputy FM. Iran wants to preserve the deal but adjustments need to be made as a result of Washington’s decision to withdraw from the landmark accord, Abbas Araghchi said in an interview to Euronews.

KATHMANDU, May 24: Investors will have to wait for few more few weeks to get margin trading facility from brokerage firms as Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) needs to get the nod of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) to start such service.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The compound wall of 900 MW Arun III Hydroelectric Power Plant’s office in Khandbari-9, Tumlingtar suffered minor damage after a bomb exploded on Saturday midnight.

KATHMMANDU, April 15: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index plunged 17.1 points to close at 1,277.55 points on Thursday, the last day of the week.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Air service providers have said that the Kathmandu-Surkhet flights, will resume after weeks.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Prime Minister KP Oli has failed to give full shape to the cabinet even three weeks after he took charge of the government, and this is due to lack of any breakthrough in talks to bring the two Madhes-based parties on board the ruling coalition.

Two minors raped in last two weeks

February 27, 2018 03:30 am

MAHENDRANAGAR, Feb 27: Two minor girls of Kanchanpur have been raped in a span of two weeks.

NEA to decide on best route in 3 weeks

February 25, 2018 10:58 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 25: A technical team of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will soon choose the best viable and feasible route of cross-border transmission line to connect with Tibet’s Kerung, according to a bilateral agreement signed between Nepal and China in Kathmandu on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: All seven provinces are likely to get their governments within the next two weeks due to the constitutional provision requiring a chief minister to win vote of confidence from the concerned provincial assembly within 30 days of the declaration of final election results.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 31:  Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah “Puck” Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy “Glee,” died of an apparent suicide Tuesday, weeks after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. He was 35.

Unification within two weeks: Oli

January 10, 2018 15:24 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: CPN-UML chairperson KP Sharma Oli has said that the conspiracies are being planned to ruin the party unification between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) benchmark index bounced back 33.25 points this week to close at 1,423.83 points on Thursday-the last trading day of the week. The rise of the benchmark index marks the end of continuous slump of stocks in the market.

KAPILVASTU, Jan 3: Two women have disappeared from Jitpur in Kapilvastu district since over two weeks, their family members said. The missing women have been identified as Gita Gurung, 22, of Baksispur and Radha Nepali Pariyar of Bhalabad.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: MoneyGram has announced the first week's lucky winner of MoneyGram Double Happiness Extended Campaign.

BALI, INDONESIA, Sept 29: Experts say a suddenly active volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali is more likely to erupt than not.

BUTWAL, Aug 12: A two-week-long security restrictions on vehicles by India along Belahiya check post has been relaxed a bit since Thursday. As a result, the long queue of vehicles entering Nepal from India has been reduced.

JHAPA, August 2: Two women from Jhapa district succumbed to swine flu during their treatment at the same hospital in India in the last two weeks.

POKHARA, July 30: A total of 7,764 people have registered their names in the biometric voter lists at the Regional Election Office, Kaski, in two weeks.

ISLAMABAD,  July 14: Pakistan's National Disaster Management Authority says at least 70 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in various parts of Pakistan in the past three weeks.

SARLAHI, June 7: Sarlahi police has rescued seven-year-old boy, who had been kidnapped from Barhathwa of Sarlahi district, from India.

A suspicious package was found on the train tracks of the Hollywood Metro Station on Friday, a little more than two weeks before A-listers grace the nearby Dolby Theatre for the Academy Awards.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Following dispute between big and fringe political parties, over threshold to provision for defining national political party; the parliament session has been further prolonged, despite lack of business.

LAMJUNG, Jan 24: A sole road linking Manang, the trans-Himalaya district to Lamjung, is to be closed for over two weeks for maintenance works.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Dr Govinda KC, senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM), on Saturday issued a three-week ultimatum demanding that the Tribhuvan University Council revoke its decision, which according to him sidelines the IOM while fixing the fee structure and student quota at its affiliate medical colleges.

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin will be out for up to four weeks after injuring his hamstring during the Gunners' 3-3 Premier League draw at Bournemouth on Tuesday.

KAPILVASTU, Jan, 1: The District Education Office has decided to close the district based community schools following increasing cold from today. The mercury has plummeted in the Tarai region these days due to the cold wave and the occurrence of thick fog.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: The padlocked office of the Institute of Medicine has been unlocked from Monday after a six-point agreement was reached with the padlocking group of professors' association.

POKHARA, Sept 19: A flash flood in Pokhara downtown triggered by heavy rainfall since Saturday evening has killed one person while another has gone missing. With this, the death toll from flash floods in Pokhara in the past three weeks has reached three.

KHOTANG, Sept 16: The Mewa Khola Hydropower situated in Khotang district is to see start generating electricity in two weeks, ideally before Dashain.