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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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, 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.