BAGLUNG, July 15: Nandakali Gaire, 60, has gone missing as a jeep heading to Chhorepatan of Dhorpatan - 4 from Burtibang fall down into Tamankhola river on Saturday. The jeep with seven people on board reportedly lost its balance and fell into the river due to break failure.
Although the government had decided to ban 20-year-old vehicles around two years ago, the decision was implemented only in March. About 20,000 vehicles went off the road following the ban. However, only about 300 such vehicles have so far been de-registered and sent to junkyard.
BUTWAL, June 8: A youth arrested on the charge of printing fake currency notes was presented before the media by the police here on Thursday. The police also confiscated a machine and other materials he was using to produce counterfeit notes from his 'office'.
KHOTANG, March 17: Samjhana Rai of Indrenipokhari-3 was born without hands. As a result, she used her legs for several works including writing. On Thursday, Rai was among one of the thousands of students to appear for the Secondary Education Examinations.
ACHHAM, Dec 19: Roshani Tiruwa, 15, of Gajra - 7 died on Saturday night in Chhaupadi goth (isolated shed) where women and girls and kept during menstruation. Her family members found her body lying in the shed on Saturday morning. This is the second incident of Chhaupadi death in Achham within a month. On November 19, Dambara Upadhyay, 21, was found dead in Chhaupadi shed.
RUKUM, Dec 10: An elderly man has been slapped with 8 years of imprisonment and Rs 50,000 fine for raping a minor. Eighty-two-year-old Shiva Ram Khadka of Khara VDC, Ward No 1 was found guilty of raping an 11-year-old girl, who happens to be his granddaughter through a distant relationship.