PORTUGAL, July 25: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, has said that the country has been on track in its aim to develop Nepal a middle-income country in the next 12 years.

MUMBAI, April 17:  Actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been working in international projects back-to-back, is set to star in Bollywood film "Bharat". She is looking forward to work with Salman Khan after a gap of 10 years, and with director Ali Abbas Zafar.

KATHMANDU, April 17: The Office of the Auditor General has found that 1,692 ropanis of land (1 ropani equals 508.7 square meters) at Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been encroached and registered in the names of private individuals over the last 40 years.

RATNANAGAR, Feb 21: The Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre at Bachhauli, the nearest Tharu village to Sauraha, has various old assets, photographs and paintings which are major attraction to visitors.

BAGLUNG, Jan 15: Balewa Airport based in Baglung Municipality-14 in Baglung is to reopen after 26 years. A tri-party agreement to this regard was reached Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The multi-dimensional poverty index, which counts deprivation under indicators including sanitation, drinking water, education and health, has halved in 8 years, according to the latest Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) report released by the National Planning Commission on Wednesday.

BUTWAL, Oct. 7: Police have arrested a murder accused in Tilottama Municipality after 20 years of the incident.

DAILEKH, August 27: Udaya Prasad Regmi, Maoist in-charge of Narayan Municipality in Dailekh,   was shot dead right in his home by  security forces 12 years ago.

URLABARI (Morang), August 9: Police have arrested a woman charged with contraband drug smuggling, who was on the run for 14 years, from Biratnagar in the district.

POKHARA, Aug 3: It may surprise many that land at famous Fewa Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals. It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk from 10 square kilometers in 1961 to 4.20 square kilometers in 2008.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Taking their cue from the ballot-tearing incident during the vote count for the local polls in Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC), lawmakers have sought a strong legal penalty against candidates and party representatives who get involved in ballot-tearing in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of the Nepal Police arrested two murder-convicts who had been on the run for the last 23 years.

CHAUTARA, July 13: Three years after the calamities, the victims of Jure landslides in Sindhupalchowk district have received the relief amount.

Fugitive arrested after 13 yrs

July 13, 2017 14:35 pm

MELAMCH I, July 13: The District Police Office, Sindhupalchowk has arrested a man convicted on dacoity charge and presented him before the District Court on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Kathmandu District Court has sentenced two murder convicts to life in prison along with the confiscation of their property after 14 years.

DANG, July 3: After a winless streak for 20 long years, CPN-UML has finally registered victory in Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City, an important constituency of Dang district during the recently held local polls.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal's economy has bounced back after two bad years punctuated  by earthquake and the Indian blockade. Tabling the economic survey report in  parliament on Sunday, Finance Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara said that the  economy, which contracted because of the earthquake and supply disruption in the boarder areas, has now fully rebounded.  The survey is  based on data for the first eight months  of the current fiscal year.

SURUNGA, March 27: Leela Chamlagain of Rajgadh of Barhadashi Rural Municipality-3, Jhapa who was rescued and taken to a hospital after 17 years in chains has returned home today following two-week long medical treatment.

KATHMANDU, March 14: A man accused of human-trafficking who had fled away with hand-cuffs from the police 16 years ago has landed in the police net.

Baitadi PHC without doc for over 7 yrs

February 18, 2017 03:35 am

BAITADI, Feb 18: A primary health center (PHC) in Baitadi has seen no doctor for the last seven years. Even though every health post is supposed to have at least one doctor, health workers have been running the Kesharpur PHC in Melauli village in the southern part of the district for more than past seven years.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The views on the arrest of CK Raut tweeted by Naya Shakti coordinator Dr Baburam Bhattarai two years ago has gone viral on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has arrested human-trafficking convict and the singer of 'Bahule Biha Gardenan Pohorpani...'  Prakah Ojha, from Shankhamul, Kathmandu on Friday.

KHOTANG, Jan 24: Two elderly men, who were on the run in a drug-smuggling case, have been rearrested after 15 years from the district.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 24: The bright face of Rihana Dhapali makes one feel this girl has never known sorrow. But her beautiful smile only hides the pain gnawing in her heart. Her body still starts shaking whenever she remembers the horrendous incident that befell her one and a half years ago.

Rape-convict sentenced to 10 yrs in jail

December 20, 2016 18:40 pm

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 20: Taplejung District Court on Tuesday sentenced a rape-accused to 10 years in jail along with a fine of Rs 50,000.

82-yr-old rapist gets 8 yrs sentence

December 10, 2016 09:09 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: If a foreign woman married to a Nepali citizen wishes to acquire a Nepali citizenship, she will be entitled to a naturalized citizenship if the constitution amendment bill registered in parliament were endorsed.

BARIDYA, Dec 3: A total of 35 people had lost their lives to attacks from elephants in the past 17 years in Bardiya.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepal has lifted its first official international title after two decades defeating Macau 1-0 in the final of the AFC Solidarity Cup in Kuching, Malaysia on Tuesday.

GAIGHAT, Oct 27: District Court, Udayapur has sentenced a man to 22 years in jail along with a fine of Rs 50,000 on the charge of raping his own daughter.

NDL starts trial production after 6 yrs

September 28, 2016 00:40 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Rajeshwari Tamrakar, who had been drawing salary without doing anything ever since Nepal Drugs Ltd (NDL) ceased production six years ago, is on a happy mood. She was seen wearing a white apron producing Neomoclyin at NDL's production plant in Babarmahal on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Police have arrested three culprits on the run after allegedly murdering a youth some 13 years ago.

Stunting rate down 20 pc in 14 yrs

September 13, 2016 07:23 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The stunting ratio among children in Nepal has declined by 20 percent in the last 14 years.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Police have arrested a man on the charge of burning her wife to death seventeen years after the incident.

KATHMANDU, June23: Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation has celebrated its 60 years of establishment in Nepal by organizing a special program.

KATHMANDU, June 21:Despite increasing Taliban attacks and high security threats in Kabul's so-called green zone, the government in Nepal in the past ten years permitted over 8,889 Nepali migrants to work as security guards in the Afghan capital.