PARSA, July 27: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) today caught two government officials red-handed while taking bribe from service seekers in Birgunj, Parsa.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Ishwar Pokhrel, has refuted reports that the government resorted to firing while taking Dr Govinda KC from Jumla to Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The banking industry continued to grapple with the mismatch of assets and liabilities in the last fiscal year as lending by commercial banks expanded 20.46 percent while their total deposits grew only 16.77 percent.

Engineer caught while taking bribe

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SURKHET, July 9: The regional office of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) in Surkhet arrested engineer Anjaya Kumar Dev of District Technical Office on Monday on the charge of corruption.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Police have arrested two people with three kilogram of illegal gold from Nagdhunga.

JUMLA, Jun 9: A Tara Air with Call Sign 9N-AEV has met with an accident while landing at the Jumla Airport in the district on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal Oil Corporation has hiked fuel prices regularly under an automatic pricing mechanism in the last seven months. The steady price hike has impacted the price of daily commodities, and airfares are also to increase by Tuesday. NOC’s latest price hike comes against a fall in international prices.

KATHMANDU, May 28: From now onward every industry and or company has to mandatorily pay their staffers through banking system.

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.

BAJURA, April 29: Two shamans died after diving in the Karnali River while trying to showcase their ‘godly power.’

Few things are more exciting than traveling internationally. When going abroad, you get to experience all the beautiful cultures that make up our world. Many people are wary of international travel, however, fearing that it is dangerous.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The Central Working Committee (CWC) meeting of the Nepali Congress, which is underway sice the last few days,  dwelled on reasons behind the party's defeat in the recent federal, provincial and local elections on Monday.

Mugu, April 15: A 65-year-old man died while attending the inauguration of Karnali-Rara Tourism Year program at Rara Lake in Mugu district on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Monday arrested chief executive officer of Budhanilkhantha Munici

POKHARA, April 6: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Friday arrested two technicians of District Education Office on charge of receiving bribe from service seekers.

KATHMANDU, Mar 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari is all set to address a joint meeting of the Federal Parliament for the first time after she was re-elected as President. It is scheduled for 4 pm.

March 13: Katy Perry took a tumble while dancing on Monday's episode of American Idol – exposing herself to fellow judges Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Deposit collection of commercial banks in the first month of the third quarter has fallen, while loan disbursement is on the rise, a recent data of Nepal Bankers Association (NBA) shows.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is likely to resign from his post on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Even as the three major political parties have refrained from making formal comments on the arrest of Dr Govinda KC, several individual leaders from across party lines have come forward in  support of the orthopedic surgeon, who is facing a contempt of court case.

NUWAKOT, Dec 28: Huge amount of relief materials meant for the earthquake victims remained stored in a warehouse in Bidur while the victims were left high and dry for over two years.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Demand for camera-based phones has increased in recent years in Nepal, according to mobile phone traders. The launch of new mobile phone brands with attractive features has increased the competition among mobile phone sellers.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: As many as three dozen political leaders from NC, UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) have presented themselves as chief ministerial hopefuls for the seven federal provinces although the political parties have refrained from naming their candidates.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has met with an accident at Bhairahawa airport. The accident occurred when the aircraft with a call sign 9NAKS was landing.

BHAKTAPUR, Nov 3 : A police head constable working at the Madhyapur Thimi Police Circle in Bhaktapur met with sudden death at 11 pm on Thursday.  Forty three years old Lal Babu Raut was on duty at the police office when he suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital at Gaththaghar but the doctors pronounced him dead on arrival, Chief of the Madhyapur Thimi Police Circle, Deputy Superintendent Prajwal Maharjan said. Raut is a resident of Birgunj, Parsa. His body has been taken to the Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu for post-mortem. RSS

Blake hurt while performing ballet

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LOS ANGELES, Oct 16: Hollywood actress Blake Lively wrecked her knee while performing ballet on TV show ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’. Lively got involved in a dance-off with Fallon on the show on Friday, and got hurt while performing, reports

Woman electrocuted while preparing meal

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BANIYANI, JHAPA, Oct 13: A woman was electrocuted in Kankai municipality of Jhapa on Thursday.

Teenager dies while playing football

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GULARIYA, Oct 11: A boy, who had fallen unconscious while playing football, died on the way to the hospital in the district.

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Eleven protestors have been arrested by the police force on Monday from the Parliament House.

BEIJING, Sept 7:  China supports further United Nations action in response to North Korea's latest nuclear test but also wants to see renewed efforts to begin dialogue involving all sides, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday.

This poll was conducted from August 10 to August 14, 2017, among a national sample of 2,201 adults. Source: Morning Consult

KATHMANDU, August 15: One Nepali girl, 22, found unconscious in Cyprus breathed her last as she was being rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The government has been sitting on  billions of rupees in relief funds for the victims of natural disasters even as thousands of people  suffer cold and hunger in the districts affected by  flooding and landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 9: While the writ petition filed against hotelier Karna Shakya is still subjudice at the Supreme Court, Park Village Water Front Resort is operating in full swing on the Lakeside in Pokhara.

BIRATNAGAR, July 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar has expressed the belief that the Constituency Delimitation Commission will carry out its works in autonomous and impartial manner.

Despite rumblings that Kylie and Travis’ romance was headed downhill a video surfaced on July 12 of the pair locking lips at a gas station and Travis getting handfuls of Kylie’s famous booty! So this hot-and-heavy relationship is definitely still going strong!

KATHMANDU, July 18: Former chair of Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) Dhermendra Jha had to struggle to get a ticket from Nepal Airlines (NA) to fly from Dhangadi to Kathmandu on July 7. He felt relieved when he got a ticket with support from a friend as NA officials told him that all seats were already booked.

Savvy living while saving

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Everybody we spoke to for ‘Life lessons’ at one point or the other said we needed to save for the rainy days. And it’s not just them who are saying that. When it comes to financial advice, everybody, from your parents to your cousins, seems to tell you that. But, for most of us, choosing to scrimp and save means compromising on our lifestyles and desires. Well, it needn’t be that way say some savvy savers. There are ways you can live large and still have plenty of cash leftover.

ILAM, June 29: Following the infamous vote tearing incident of Chitwan district's Bharatpur Metropolis during the first phase of local elections, Ilam district has taken up preventive measures to avoid similar incidents during its vote counting process.

BANIYANI, June 28: An elderly citizen has died in course of casting his vote in the second phase of the local elections here.

SOCHI, June 20: The learning curve facing an inexperienced and experimental German side became clearer to coach Joachim Loew after they were given a fright by Australia at the Confederations Cup on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Three labourers were buried to death while laying drinking water pipes in the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday night, according to the Metropolitan Police Circle Swayambhu.

JAJARKOT, May 18:  Nepali Congress (NC) candidate Mahendra Bahadur Shaha has been elected as chief of Warekot Rural Municipality. He secured 2, 138 votes.  His closes rival Maoist Center’s Tilak Bahadur Rawat got 2,129 votes.

POKHARA, May 15: Although most of the places in Kaski district reported holding the local elections successfully, many voters were not happy with the voting system in place.

Youth dies  while casting vote

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HETAUDA, May 14:   A youth has died while queuing up for casting his vote in Indra Sarobar Rural Municipality in the district.

RAMECHHAP, May 13: Locals have taken under control CPN(Maoist Center) local leader in Ramechhap while he was persuading voters to vote for his party with the help of money.

KATHMANDU, May 10: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has taken steps to check irregularities while purchasing health equipment and technologies for government-run health institutions.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Bhoj Raj Pandey, Chairperson of Kathmandu Association of Blind (KAB) was extremely happy when the government announced the local level elections after a gap of 19 years.  Pandey, blind by birth, cannot see but that does not mean he is unaware about the crises and problems facing the country.

HETAUDA, April 23: Two youths drowned while fishing in the Rapti river at the Manhari Village Council – 8 of Makawanpur on Saturday.

GAIGHAT (UDAYAPUR), April 16: A teenager was electrocuted while he was trying to charge his mobile phone.