विश्वको विकास गतिसँंग अघि बढ्न मित्रराष्ट्र भारतको साथ–सहयोग अपरिहार्य – हरि प्रतिज्ञ

             विश्वमा दुई राष्ट्रबीचको सर्वोत्कृष्ट मित्रता छनोट गर्नुपर्‍यो भने विद्वानहरूले अवश्य नै नेपाल–भारत मित्रतालाई नै लिनेछन् । आपूmभन्दा दर्जनौं गुणा कम जनसंख्या र क्षेत्रफल भए पनि भारतले नेपाललाई कहिल्यै आपूmभन्दा सानो मानेको छैन । सधैं सह–अस्तित्वको असल छिमेकी मित्रको व्यवहार भारतले नेपालप्रति गर्ने गरेको छ…

12/09/2018

Happy chhath Puja

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11/11/2018

Chhath celebrations begin from today

  Kathmandu, Nov. 11: Chhath puja celebrations have begun from today in various parts of the country including in Kathmandu. Works have already begun to clean and decorate the Kathmandu-Valley based the banks of rivers and water ponds as part of the preparations for the festival. The Chhath preparations are…

11/11/2018

Chhath festival to begin on Sunday

Janakpurdham, Nov. 10 : The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival will formally begin on Sunday. It is observed for four days, from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Kartik Shukla Saptami as per the lunar calendar. The festival observed worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun mostly in Tarai,…

11/10/2018

Sama-Chakeva festival begins from today

Kathmandu, Nov. 9: A festival that marks the affectionate brother-sister relationship in the Maithali communities, Sama-Chakeva, has begun from today. On the first day of the 10-day festivity, the womenfolk collect clay and make and decorate the idols of Sama-Chakeva with various colors. They later submerge in the pond or…

11/09/2018

मिथिलाञ्चलमा भैयादुज पर्व मनाइँदै

गौशाला, २३ कात्तिक ।  आ–आफ्ना दाजुभाइको दीर्घायुको कामना गर्दै दिदीबहिनीहरूले आज महोत्तरीलगायत मिथिलाञ्चलभर भैयादुज पर्व मनाइरहेका छन् ।  आज एकाबिहानै गाउँ शहरको चौबाटामा गएर विभिन्न लोकगीत र नाचगानका साथ दिदीबहिनीले गाईको गोबर र केराउका दाना (बजरी)लाई ओखलमा कुटेर दाजुभाइको दीर्घायुको कामना गरेका हुन् । उनीहरूले ओखलमा गोबरसँगै कुटेको केराउका दाना…

11/09/2018

BHAITIKA TODAY, 11:55 AM AUSPICIOUS HOUR

Kathmandu, Nov. 9: The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering tika by sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer 'tika' to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika. The auspicious hour for…

11/09/2018

Govardhan Puja, Mha Puja being observed

Kathmandu, Nov. 8: Goru Puja or ox worship and Govardan Puja are being observed throughout the country today on the fourth day of the five-day-long Tihar festival celebrated by the Hindus in the country. The Govardhan Puja rituals are being observed today with the replicas of the Govardhan Mountain made…

11/08/2018

धनधान्यकी देवी लक्ष्मी पूजा आज

काठमाडौँ, २१ कात्तिक । यमपञ्चक अर्थात् तिहारको तेस्रो दिन आज साँझ ऐश्वर्य, धनधान्य र सम्पन्नताकी देवी लक्ष्मीको पूजाआराधना गरी श्रद्धा भक्तिपूर्वक लक्ष्मीपूजा मनाइँदैछ ।  सफासुग्घर र लिपपोत नगरिएको घरमा लक्ष्मीले बास गर्दिनन् भन्ने मान्यताका आधारमा आज बिहानै घर सफासुग्घर र लिपपोत गरी दीपावली गरेर लक्ष्मीलाई आमन्त्रण गरिन्छ । आज विशेषगरी…

11/07/2018

Deusi Bhailo banned after 10 pm in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nov. 6: The District Administration Office, Kathmandu, has requested the general public not to organize Deusi Bhailo cultural programme after 10 pm. Chief District Officer, Ram Prasad Acharya, said that the general public have been urged not to play Deusi Bhailo after 10pm in view of the possibility of…

11/06/2018

Kukur Tihar and Narake Chaturdashi being observed today

Kathmandu, Nov. 6: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated at every household today, to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival. Tihar is the second biggest festival of the Nepali Hindus. Dog, which is an animal well known for being the trustworthy sentry as…

11/06/2018

Tihar festival begins from today

Kathmandu, Nov. 5: Tihar, the second largest festival of Nepali Hindus is beginning from today. Also known as Yam Panchak, the festival is observed for five days. The first day of Yam Panchak is observed as Kaag Tihar by feeding crows, regarded as messengers in Nepali society. The second day…

11/05/2018

104 register for divorce in two months

Dang, Oct. 27: A total of 104 cases have been filed at the district court in Deukhuri Dang seeking divorce in the past two months. Of them 57 are men and 47 are women, and the cases were registered since the new Civil Code came into being on August 17,…

10/27/2018

Seventy seven women and children go missing in Baitadi in two years

Baitadi, Oct. 20: As many as 77 women and children were reported missing in Baitadi district in two years. According to the District Police Office, 21 women and 17 children went missing in the district in fiscal year 2016/17. Similarly, 28 women and 11 children are reported to have gone…

10/20/2018

Payaadyo festival concludes

Bhadgaun, Oct. 20: The 'payaadyo' ritual that is performed at Taleju of ancient Bhaktapur town at midnight of the Bijaya Dashami festival has concluded. The ritual includes wrapping the 'payaadyo' or the sword of the goddess Taleju Bhawani with a piece of red cloth and a person wearing armour brandishing…

10/20/2018

Urlabari mayor celebrates Dashain with children at orphanage

Urlabari, Oct. 20: Urlabari municipality mayor Khadga Fago celebrated the Dashain with the children sheltered at Namuna Balgriha, an orphanage at Urlabari municipality-7, on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami festival here on Friday. On the occasion, Mayor Fago gave the Dashain tika and jamara along with his blessings to the…

10/20/2018

Devotees throng goddess Brahmayani shrine

Bhadgaun, Oct. 19: A big religious fair has commenced at the famous Brahmayani temple in Bhaktapur on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival today. Bada Dashain is 10 days long biggest festival of Nepalis in which the goddesses Nawadurga are worshipped. The Bijaya Dashami is the last day of…

10/19/2018

Bijaya Dashami Today

Kathmandu, Oct. 19: The 10th day of the Bada Dasain festival is being celebrated all over the country today with great enthusiasm by receiving 'tika' and blessings from elders. The auspicious hour for receiving Prasad of Devi has been fixed 09.51 am today, according to the Calendar Determination Committee. However,…

10/19/2018

Hindu general gathering commences in Damauli

Damauli, Oct. 18: A World Omkar and Hindu General Gathering Festival has kicked off at local Byasgufa area from today, with the objective of introducing the birthplace of Ved Vyas to the world. Ved Vyas is the ancient seer and the composer of the Hindu scriptures, The Veda. The festival…

10/18/2018

तलेजुमा बिहानैदेखि भक्तजनको घुइँचो

काठमाडौँ, १ कात्तिक । हनुमानढोका दरबार क्षेत्रस्थित तलेजु भवानीको मन्दिरमा आज बिहानैदेखि सर्वसाधारणको घुइँचो लागेको छ ।  तेह्रौँ शताब्दीमा निर्मित मल्लकालीन तलेजु मन्दिर वर्षमा एक पटक प्रत्येक वर्ष आश्विन शुक्ल नवमीका दिन मात्र सर्वसाधारणका लागि खुला गरिन्छ । आज बिहान ३ बजेदेखि नै मन्दिरमा घुइँचो लागेको काठमाडौँ तलेजु भवानी मन्दिरका…

10/18/2018

Mahanawami today

Kathmandu, Oct. 18: The Mahanawami festival is being observed today with fervor worshiping goddess Durga Bhawani and making offerings. This festival is observed on the ninth day of the waxing moon in the month of Asoj as per the lunar calendar. It is also marked as part of the 10-day…

10/18/2018

Maha Astami Festival today

Kathmandu, Oct. 17: Hindus throughout the country are observing the eighth day of the ten-day long Bada Dasain festival as the Maha Astami festival today by worshipping Goddess Durga Bhawani. On this day, people offer special worships to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. This day of the Dasain…

10/17/2018

Fulpati taken to homes on seventh day of Bada Dashain

Kathmandu, Oct. 16: On the occasion of Bada Dashain festival, the Fulpati was taken into the homes as per tradition throughout the country on Tuesday evening. Fulpati, an assortment of flowers, leaves and fruits of different plants considered auspicious, was anointed at the Dashaighar on the seventh day of the…

10/16/2018

शुभकामना — शुभकामना— शुभकामना

  विजयादशमीको सुखद अवसरमा मंगलमय शुभकामना  — नौलो सन्देश डट कम परिवार

10/16/2018

Elderly people honoured

Nepalgunj, Oct. 2: Local elderly people were honoured Monday on the occasion of the International Senior Citizen Day. Province-5’s Social Development Minister, Sudarshan Baral honoured 22 elderly people of the Helpless Senior Citizen Service Centre based in Nilsagar, Nepalgunj by offering them with shawls. On the occasion, Nepalgunj sub-metropolis Mayor…

10/02/2018

Global Omkar and Hindu Grand Gathering Festival in offing

Damauli, Sept. 25: A month-long Global Omkar and Hindu Grand Gathering Festival is to be organized at the Vyasgufa area with the objective of introducing Damauli, the birthplace of Ved Vyas, to the rest of the world. Ved Vyas is a great sage who composed the 18 Puranas, the Veda…

09/25/2018

सोह्रश्राद्ध (पितृ पक्ष) आजदेखि शुरु

काठमाडौँ, ९ असोज । प्रत्येक वर्ष आश्विन कृष्ण प्रतिपदादेखि शुरु हुने सोह्रश्राद्ध अर्थात् पितृ पक्ष आजदेखि शुरु भएको छ ।  आश्विन कृष्ण प्रतिपदादेखि आश्विन शुक्ल प्रतिपदासम्मका १६ वटा तिथिमा दिवङ्गत पितृलाई सम्मानका साथ तर्पण, सिदादान र पिण्डदान गरिने भएकाले सोह्र श्राद्ध भनिएको हो । चाडपर्व यज्ञयज्ञादि तथा ठूला कार्य गर्नुअघि…

09/25/2018

Reconstruction of Kumbheshwor Temple at a snail's pace

Lalitpur, Sept. 22: Reconstruction of the Kumbheshwor Temple destroyed in the earthquake of April 2015 is at a snail's pace, thanks to a delay by the contractor under various pretexts. The contract deadline that expired three months ago has been extended for one year more. The contractor is delaying the…

09/22/2018

Budi Polne Parba being observed in Far West

Dadheldhura, Sept. 17: The Budi Polne Parba , a religious festival, is being observed with fervor in various districts in the Far West of the country today. The day falls on the first day of Nepali month of Ashwin when, as the legend goes, Lord Krishna killed demon Budhi aka…

09/17/2018

ऋषिपञ्चमी आज

काठमाडौँ, २९ भदौ । भाद्र शुक्ल पञ्चमीका दिनमा मनाइने ऋषि पञ्चमी आज नेपाली नारीहरूले सप्त ऋषिको पूजा आराधना गरी मनाउँदैछन् । महिलाले आज बिहानै उठेर नजिकको नदी, खोला, ताल, तलैया र पोखरीमा गई ३६५ दत्तिवनले दाँत माझ्ने, गाईको गोबर, माटो र खरानी लगाई स्नान गर्ने गर्दछन् । रजस्वलाका समयमा छाइछुइलगायत कुनै त्रुटि भए आज…

09/14/2018

Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple to observe Kushe Aunshi

Kathmandu, Sept. 9: Devotees have crowded Gokarneshwor Temple in Kathmandu early today morning on the occasion of Kushe Aunshi, a festival celebrated by Hindu. Hundreds of devotees from various parts of the country have reached the temple early morning to observe the festival, the priest Jagadish Bhatta told Rastriya Samachar…

09/09/2018

Kushe Aunshi today

Kathmandu, Sept. 9: Hindus in the country are collecting kush, a holy grass used while performing various holy rituals as Shraddha [holy rituals remembering the departed ancestors] and religious rituals, across the country today. There is a religious belief that keeping kush cut by priests and anointed with sacred verses…

09/09/2018

तीन बर्षपछि कृष्णमन्दिरमा दर्शन गर्न खुला

  ललितपुर, १७ भदौ । पाटनको प्रसिद्ध कृष्ण मन्दिरमा आज बिहानैबाट भक्तजनको घुइँचो लागेको छ । श्रीकृष्ण जन्माष्टमीका अवसरमा काठमाडाँै उपत्यकाका अधिकांश स्थान र उपत्यका नजिकका जिल्लाबाट दर्शनार्थी यहाँ आउन थालेका छन् ।  विसं २०७२ को भूकम्पपछि यो वर्ष मात्रै दर्शनार्थीले मन्दिरभित्र गएर माथिल्लो तलामा रहेको कृष्णको मन्दिरमा दर्शन गर्न…

09/02/2018

SRI KRISHNA JANMASTAMI TODAY

Kathmandu, Sept. 2: Sri Krishna Janmastami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated by the Hindus throughout the country today with devotion and veneration amidst a variety of programmes. According to scriptures, Lord Sri Krishna was born on the midnight of Bhadrakrishna Astami day as per the lunar calendar…

09/02/2018

गाईजात्रा शुरु

भक्तपुर, ११ भदौ । तलेजुस्थानबाट भक्तपुरका नगरवासीले बिहान कुखुरा नबास्दै तःहामचा बनाई तलेजुबाट आफ्नो क्षेत्रमा परिक्रमा गराएपछि सात दिनसम्म मनाइने यस वर्षको गाईजात्रा पर्व आजबाट यहाँ शुरु भएको छ ।  दिवङ्गत आफन्तको सम्झना तथा उनीहरूको आत्माको शान्तिका लागि हरेक वर्ष भाद्र कृष्ण प्रतिपदादेखि श्रीकृष्ण जन्माष्टमीसम्म मनाइने गाईजात्रा भक्तपुरमा आज बिहानैदेखि…

08/27/2018

Janaipurnima festival today

Kathmandu, Aug. 25: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'. According to the time-honoured tradition, Hindu…

08/26/2018

Devotees throng Gosaikunda

Rasuwa, Aug. 24: The number of pilgrims visiting Gosaikunda to attend the fair on 26 August on the occasion of Janai Purnima is on the rise. Chairman of Gosaikunda Area Development Committee Sanjeev DM shared that 2,000 plus visitors have already arrived in Gosaikunda till Thursday evening. The Gosaikunda Area…

08/24/2018

Chepangs of Dhading without land certificate, deprived of housing grant

Dhading, Aug. 22: Chepang communities residing at Parlak, Bhainse, and Bangkurti of Benighat Rorang rural municipality-2 in Dhading have been disappointed as they were deprived of housing grant announced by the government for earthquake survivors. Despite having their names in the list of beneficiaries of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the…

08/22/2018

Bakar-Eid being observed today

Kathmandu, Aug. 22: The Muslim community across the country is observing the Bakar-Eid with much fanfare on Wednesday. The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion. The festival falls on the 70th day of the Ramadan, the…

08/22/2018

Free social services at Chandragiri

Kathmandu, Aug. 19: At a time when the local level governments have been criticized heavily for imposing unnecessary taxes on their citizens, the Chandragiri municipality has stood aloof from the crowd. It has made free the major recommendations concerning social services provided by the municipality. Accordingly, recommendations for citizenship certificate,…

08/19/2018

Shelter home, a sigh of relief for violence survivors

Baitadi, Aug 7: With the safe shelter home in operation in Patan, women surviving gender-based violence in the district are feeling a sigh of relief. As of now 74 women facing different forms of violence have received services from the safe shelter home that has been in operation for the…

08/07/2018

Senior citizen-centric service centre into operation

Nepalgunj, Aug 1: A daytime service centre for senior citizens has been brought into operation at Nepalgunj sub-metropolis-1, Dhambojhi. Swabalambi Senior Citizen Society Nepal constructed a building to run the service centre at the cost of Rs 1.53 million. The financial support for the same was provided by Nepalgunj sub-metropolis.…

08/01/2018

नेपाल–भारत पशुपतिमैत्री धर्मशाला डेढ महिनापछि सञ्चालन हुने

काठमाडौँ, १२ साउन । नेपाल–भारत पशुपतिमैत्री धर्मशाला निर्माण सम्पन्न हुने चरणमा पुगेको छ ।  शिलान्यास भएर १६ वर्षसम्म बन्न नसकेको धर्मशाला विसं २०७१ साउनमा भारतीय प्रधानमन्त्री नरेन्द्र दामोदरदास मोदीको पशुपतिनाथ मन्दिरमा दर्शन एवं विशेष पूजासहितको भ्रमणपछि अघि बढेको थियो । हाल रंग रोगन, बत्ती, धारा जडानलगायत केही प्राविधिक काम मात्र…

07/28/2018

Guru Purnima today

Kathmandu, July 27: The Guru Purnima festival is being observed throughout the country by paying reverence to all teachers today. The festival, also marked as Teachers' Day, is observed on the full moon day in the month of July (Ashad Shukla Purnima in the lunar calendar). The day is dedicated…

07/27/2018

Tharu museum to add tourist attraction

Kanchanpur, July 26: Construction of a building in traditional style has been completed to establish a Tharu museum in Bhamkepani (Bhalka) of Shuklaphanta municipality-8. The building was constructed using wood and mud at the total cost of Rs. 600,000, with more than Rs. 400,000 worth of voluntary labour by the…

07/26/2018

Speaker Mahara launches Gaijatra album

Dang, July 25: Federal Parliament Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara launched a Gaijatra album 'Chinese Rail' amidst a programme held here on Wednesday. The Speaker made public the album brought out by artist Kamal Gaunle in view of the Gaijatra-2075. On the occasion, he prodded the artists to expose anomalies and…

07/25/2018

Building for Meche museum constructed

Bhadrapur, July 24: A building of the museum for showcasing the culture of the Meche minority indigenous community has been constructed here through social support. The Meche society, Shiviyari Aafat has constructed the three-room building at Mechinagar unicipality-11 in Jhapa district. The museum would have a collection of various cultural…

07/24/2018

आज हरिशयनी एकादशी

काठमाडौँ, ७ साउन । आषाढ शुक्ल एकादशीका दिन आज नेपालीले घर घरमा तुलसीको बिरुवा रोप्दैछन् ।  ज्येष्ठ शुक्ल एकादशीका दिन घरघरमा राखिएको तुलसीको दलको बिरुवा आज घरघरमा रोपिन्छ । आजदेखि भगवान् विष्णु क्षीरसागरमा सुत्नुहुने धार्मिक विश्वासका आधारमा आजको एकादशीलाई हरिशयनी एकादशी पनि भनिन्छ । तुलसीलाई भगवान् विष्णुको स्वरुपका रूपमा लिइन्छ…

07/23/2018

Lions Club provides health equipments to Dhaulagiri Hospital

Baglung, July 18: The Lions Club of Baglung has provided various medical equipments worth Rs 1.6 million to the Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital, Baglung. The equipments were provided with the financial support of ANT, a non-governmental organisation of Italy and in collaboration of the Nepal-based organisation, the Day One Health, and…

07/18/2018

Month-long festival kicks off at Doleshwor, Ashapuri Mahadev temples

Bhaktapur, July 17: A month-long religious festival has kicked off at the Hindu temples-- Doleshwor and the Ashapuri Mahadev--based in Sipadole of Suryabinayak Municipality-8. The formal inaugural celebrations of the Doleshwor temple festival were held this morning. A kalash yatra (religious procession) was held from the Chandrabinayak Ganesh Temple to…

07/17/2018

KMC to demolish Haribhawan for rebuild

Kathmandu, July 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its preparation to demolish the historical Haribhawan within a week. KMC assistant spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal shared that quotations would be solicited for the demolition of Haribhawan and reconstruction of Ranipokhari at once. The call for quotation will have the…

07/17/2018

Sunsari declared 'ODF district'

Itahari, July 4: Sunsari district has been formally declared an open defecation-free (ODF) district. With this, Sunsari has become the 56th district to be declared as the ODF district. Minister of State for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, Ram Kumari Chaudhary, Minister for Forest, Tourism and Environment of the government…

07/04/2018

Eid al-fitr celebration kicks off in Biratnagar

Biratnagar, June 16: Islamic religious people have celebrated Eid al-fitr festival in Biratnagar with excitement since this morning. The Muslim people residing in Province-1 began the celebration of festival by collectively enchanting 'Special Nawaz' at mosque nearby. They took bath and wore new clothes before sitting for prayers. They are…

06/16/2018

Blood donation programme held at TU Teaching Hospital

Kathmandu, May 31: The Lions Club of Nepal Everest on Wednesday successfully held a blood donation programme at the TU Teaching Hospital premises. According to Club's Secretary, Prashant Dhungana, the Thamel – based club collected 128 pints of blood. Lions Club District Coordinator, Ravinda Bahadur Pradhan, attended the event as…

05/31/2018

Ramadan begins today

Kathmandu, May 17: Ramadan, a very important festival of the Muslims began today. During this festival, the faithful observe a month-long fasting from sunrise to sunset. The Muslims have seri in the morning before the sighting of the sun and then have iftahar after sunset, according to former member-secretary of…

05/17/2018

Bhoto Jatra to be marked today

Kathmandu, May 13: The bhoto jatra is going to be marked today as part of the Rato Matsendranath chariot festival. The festival will come to an end with it after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur. It is an annual cultural cum religious ritual…

05/13/2018

Kidney patient fighting death appeals for monetary assistance

Pathari, Morang, May 8: A kidney patient who is struggling for life has appealed to all for monetary help in his treatment. Dambar Bahadur Ojha, 40, of Kanepokhari Rural Municipality-5, Morang, whom kidney fails, is undergoing dialysis on a regular basis for the past 11 months. "I am required to…

05/08/2018

Woman attacked with sharp weapon for not 'bearing' son

Tripurakot, May 6: A man here allegedly beat his wife for not giving birth to a son. Kumar Shahi of Jufal-7 in Thulibheri Municipality-7 attacked his spouse Bisara Rokaya with a sharp weapon, leaving her seriously injured, threatening to expel her from the house for not having son. The incident…

05/06/2018

Ethnic communities urge chair Dahal for review in public holidays

Kathmandu, May 3: A delegation of various indigenous and ethnic organisations has urged CPN (Maoist Centre) chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' to review the public holidays that were recently scrapped by the government. The government has reduced the public holidays this year. Responding the concern of delegates, chair Dahal committed…

05/03/2018

Cancer victim Bhiva gets support

Bhaktapur, May 2: Sharada School based in Bhaktapur has provided financial assistance to Bhiva Sapkota Bhuju who is undergoing treatment of cancer. The money was collected from different benevolent persons. The school provided Rs 77,500 in cash to Bhiva for her treatment. The amount collected under the banner of ‘Save…

05/02/2018

14 – year – old blood cancer patient appeals for financial support

Phalebash, Apr. 30: A family reeling under financial constraints is struggling to seek treatment for a member suffering from blood cancer. 14 – year – old Arjun Gautam of Arthardandakharka of Kushma municipality – 14 of Parbat district has been suffering from blood cancer for the past four months. His…

04/30/2018

Blood cancer patient seeks financial support

Ilam, Apr. 24: The family members of a 14 – year – old girl suffering from blood cancer has appealed for financial help. Ritika Ghimire, 14, from Barbote of Ilam municipality – 4 has been suffering from flood cancer for the past one month. A month ago Ritika fell ill…

04/24/2018

Visiting tourists donate money for poor students' scholarships

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Apr. 23: The children from Bote and Mahji communities at the squatters' settlement of Pandavnagar, Madi in southern Chitwan have been extended Rs 240,000 worth of scholarships. Lions Club of Chitwan Sauraha took the initiative in providing the scholarship for the students coming from the economically backward communities…

04/23/2018

Chhaugoth: fear of 'invisible' power continues to banish women from home during periods

  Jajarkot, Apr. 22: Gita Khadka of Luhadaha of Junichande-4 in Jajarkot spends her first seven days in a shed far from her home during her monthly periods. She does not feel comfortable to live in isolation but cannot dare to violate this 'discriminatory' practice known as chhaupadi (ill-practice of…

04/22/2018

New committee formed to conserve Itahari lakes

Itahari, Apr. 18: A new working committee has been formed for the development and conservation of lakes in Itaharai-- a popular destination for picnic and boating for the domestic tourists in eastern Nepal. The fifth annual general meeting of the Lakes Development and Conservation Committee formed a new working committee…

04/18/2018

Terai's Siruwa festival in full swing

Biratnagar, Apr. 15: The Siruwa festival is being marked in an upbeat mood from early morning hours in the Terai districts. The festival held to mark the start of New Year sees revelers seeking blessings from elders, worship of the cooking stove and cleaning up the streets and maintaining environmental…

04/15/2018

President Bhandari inaugurates 3-day spiritual practice

Bhaktapur, Apr. 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated a three-day spiritual practice and national practitioners' gathering organized at Shyamashyama Dham in Madhyapur Thimi today. On the occasion, she offered worships at Radha Krishna Temple and received prasad. The President also observed various religious structures constructed at the Dham and…

04/14/2018

Sattuwine festival kicks off in Terai

Biratnagar, Apr. 14: A festival of religious and cultural significance in the country's Terai belt has officially kicked off from today. The agro – based Siruwa festivity which starts on Nepali New Year's Day will run for at least two days this season. This festival is also famous by the…

04/14/2018

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04/14/2018

Govt accused of neglecting reconstruction of Kasthamandap

Kathmandu, Apr. 9: The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Campaign has said the government was indifferent towards the reconstruction of the historic Kasthamandap. Kasthamandap is enlisted in the list of World Heritage Sites. It was constructed in the 7th century. The heritage was damaged by the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Its reconstruction has…

04/09/2018

Child marriage on the rise

   Kathmandu, Apr. 7: Child marriage has reportedly increased of late. According to the Central Child Welfare Board, 40 incidents of child marriage have been reported in 14 districts in the four months. The highest has been recorded in Baitedi at 12 incidents. In the first four months of the…

04/07/2018

Rape cases unabated in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, Apr. 5: Rape cases are rampant in Bhaktapur district. Data published by the Metropolitan Police Range, Bhaktapur, shows that 58 rape and 25 attempted rape cases occurred in the past three years in the district. A total of 13 rapes and four attempted rapes were recorded in the current…

04/05/2018

Seto Machhindranath drawing devotees

Kathmandu, Mar. 28: A large number of people have gathered in Lagantole of Kathmandu to pay obeisance to Seto Machhindranath. The chariot procession carrying the statute of Machhindranath, revered as rain god, arrived in Lagantole on Tuesday evening. Since then, a large number of people are coming for a darshan…

03/28/2018

सेतो मच्छेन्द्रनाथ रथ यात्रा

काठमाडौँ, ११ चैत । चैत्र शुक्ल अष्टमीका दिन शुरु गरिने सहकालका देवता सेतो मच्छेन्द्रनाथको रथ यात्रा शुरु भएको छ ।  चैत्र शुक्ल अष्टमीका दिन तीनधारा पाठशालाबाट शुरु हुने रथयात्रालाई आज तानेर असनसम्म पु¥याइन्छ । दोस्रो दिन असनबाट हनुमानढोकास्थित कालभैरवसम्म, तेस्रो दिन कालभैरवबाट लगनटोलसम्म पु¥याइन्छ । चौथो दिन लगनमा रथ घुमाइन्छ…

03/25/2018

114 people benefited from free eye surgical camp

Khotang, Mar. 25: One hundred and fourteen patients in Khotang district who were suffering for long from complicated eye conditions have benefitted from a free eye camp set up here. The eye camp was set up on Thursday for the benefit of eye patients suffering from complicated eye diseases. As…

03/25/2018

Reconstruction of Rani Pond begins

Nepalgunj, Mar. 21: Reconstruction of the historical Rani pond in ward no. 8 of Nepalgunj began here from Tuesday. The pond remains neglected and unused since the past 15 years. Mayor of Nepalgunj Sub-metropolis Dr Dhawal Shumsher Rana initiated the reconstruction work. The reconstruction work is expected to cost Rs.…

03/21/2018

Water shortage puts settlements in crisis

   Salyan, Mar. 20: Settlements in the high hills of Salyan district are reeling under acute shortage of water with the onset of summer. Villages as Chaur, Majhkharka and Basnewata in Bangad Kupinde Municipality-12 are facing shortage of water. The problem is such that the locals have to walk two…

03/20/2018

Rs 30 million collected for renovating roof of Gokarneshwar temple

Kathmandu, Mar. 18: The Shreemad Bhagawat Mahayagya religious programme organised to collect funds for the renovation of the roof of the Gokarneshwar Mahadev temple has collected Rs 30 million. The religious programme was organised March 7 to 17. Some copper and brass wares have also been collected in the Mahayagya.…

03/18/2018

Vulture conservation campaign yields better result

Nawalparasi, Mar. 13: A vulture conservation campaign has been initiated by setting up an environment to provide safe food to the vultures in Nawalparasi (east to Bardaghat-Susta) district. In its bid to conserve the vultures, Jatayu Restaurant, the first of its kind for vultures in Asia, has been setup at…

03/13/2018

Regular bus service after eight years of road construction

Khotang, Mar. 12: A regular bus service has begun from Diktel to Kharmi of Khotang district after eight years of the construction of road. The Khotang Transportation Entrepreneurs Association launched the regular bus service in the rural roadway from Sunday. The Kharmi people elated after seeing the vehicles in their…

03/12/2018

Entrance gate inaugurated

Bhaktapur, Mar. 10: An entrance gate to Gyankunja Tole of Bhaktapur municipality-1, Dudhpati from Juddha Fire Brigade Bhaktapur Office was inaugurated Friday. Chief of District Coordination Committee Bhaktapur Nawaraj Gelal and Chief District Officer Bhaktapur Drona Pokharel jointly inaugurated the entrance gate constructed at the cost of Rs 700,000 collected…

03/10/2018

Violence against men rise with VAW

Bharatpur, Mar. 9: Various speakers said a spate of incident of violence against men has also increased with the prevalence violence against women (VAW). It was shared at a district level interaction programme on gender and inclusion organized by District Coordination Committee, Bhaktapur, Women Development Office, Bhaktapur and Nepal Red…

03/09/2018

Jajarkot health post struggling to provide service for want of doctor

Jajarkot, Mar. 8: The body of one Narendra Gharti of Barekot rural municipality-2 in the district kept at a health post at Limsa two days ago is waiting for a post-mortem, thanks to unavailability of a doctor. "We have no idea what to do with Gharti's body, as it is…

03/08/2018

Eye patients up with change in weather

Dang, Mar. 6: Number of eye patients visiting Rapti Zonal Hospital, Rakshyachaur, Dang has increased of late. Number of eye patients have abruptly increased in the recent days, said the hospital sources. Mostly patients suffering from reddening eye, allergies and dryness come to the hospital with the change in weather,…

03/06/2018

Embassy of India to organize the International Entrepreneurship Conclave

KATHMANDU, Mar. 5: Embassy of India in Kathmandu is organizing the International Entrepreneurship Conclave – Connect-IN at Kathmandu on March 24, in association with Clock b Business Innovations.               According to the Press Release of Embassy of India This event will serve as an…

03/06/2018

Even educated people refuse to take filariasis medicine in Dang

Dang, Feb. 22: Even the educated people here are found not taking the medicine for filariasis. The government has been providing medicines for filariasis every year to the people under the National Programme for Prevention of Elephantiasis. Although the ignorant people in the villages are found taking the anti-filariasis medicine…

02/22/2018

Mahashivaratri festival today

Kathmandu, Feb. 13: Hindu devotees all over the country today are celebrating the great festival of Mahashivaratri by worshiping Lord Shiva at various rivers, ponds and temples since early this morning. Shivaratri, thought to be the day Lord Shiva was born, is one of the four nights called Kaalratri, Moharatri,…

02/13/2018

School building inaugurated

Dhulikhel, Feb. 12: A six-room building of the Shanti Buddha Basic School at Bhikhori, Roshi rural municipality-11 was inaugurated on Sunday. The building was constructed with the financial and technical assistance of Save the Children and through the coordination of Nangsal Association Nepal, the District Education Office and Roshi rural…

02/12/2018

141 people of remote Palpa benefitted from free eye check-up camp

Rampur, Palpa, Feb. 11: As many as 141 people benefitted from a free eye check-up camp set up at Sahalkot , a remote village at Nisdi rural municipality in Palpa district. The eye camp was organised here on Saturday by the Janbikas Parichalan Kendra, a local NGO, with support from…

02/11/2018

Book on 'Polo Lamichhane' launched

Sankhuwasabha, Feb. 7: A book on Polo Lamichhane, one of the clans of the Gurung community living in this eastern hilly district, has been made public here recently. Ninety three years old Panka Maya Gurung launched the book, probably the only book dealing with the Polo Lamichhane race of the…

02/07/2018

Dharmakaya Buddha Mandala being constructed at Kanhudanda

Pokhara, Jan. 31: A Dharmakaya Buddha Mandala is under construction at Kanhudanda of Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City. A mandala is a spiritual and ritual symbol representing the universe in Hinduism and Buddhism. It is being constructed on 178 ropanis area of land at Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City -11 at an…

01/31/2018

Maiti Nepal stops 206 women and children from being trafficked

Bhimdattanagar, Jan. 29: Maiti Nepal Kanchanpur has stopped 206 women and children at the western border transit point in the last one year, who had been going to various destinations, illegally, in India and third countries via India under various pretexts. Maitai Nepal Kanchanpur shared this information at a press…

01/29/2018

155 literacy classes to benefit 3,100 people 2018-01-26 08:35

Inaruwa, Jan. 26: Some 155 literacy classes have come into operation in Sunsari from Thursday. Total 155 literacy classes have come into operation in Sunsari headquarters Inaruwa, six rural municipalities, four municipalities and two sub-metropolises. District Education Officer Khagendra Prasad Subedi shared the information that literacy class and continuous learning…

01/26/2018

Kispang declared open defecation free zone

Nuwakot, Jan. 26: Kispang rural municipality has been declared the open defecation free zone on Thursday. Former parliamentarian and Nepali Congress leader Bahadur Singh Lama declared Kispang as fifth open defecation free rural municipality of the district with the construction of toilets in all 953 households of Kispang-3, Kaule. The…

01/26/2018

Anandit Griha Nepal honoured

Pokhara, Jan. 21: The Siddhartha-Setuli Memorial Foundation, Pokhara honoured Aanandit Griha Nepal at Matepani of Pokhara presenting this year's Aama Setuli Maya Shakya Memorial Fellowship on Saturday. The award, which is given away every two years, carries a purse of Rs 100,000 along with a letter of appreciation. The fund…

01/21/2018

Over Rs 60 million collected from devotees for Manakamana Temple reconstruction

Gorkha, Jan. 17: More than 60 million rupees has been collected from devotees for the reconstruction of the Goddess Manakamana temple in Gorkha district, the temple reconstruction committee has stated. The amount was donated by the devotees for the purpose. The committee has now solicited for more cash donation from…

01/17/2018

ANNISU (R) distributes warm clothes to 300 families

Kathmandu, Jan. 17: The All Nepal National Independent Students Union (Revolutionary) close to the CPN (Maoist Centre) has distributed warm clothes to 300 helpless families affected by the winter cold in Saptari district. ANNISU (R) vice-president Surendra Basnet said that they distributed warm clothing to 150 needy families at Bishariya…

01/17/2018

Tharu settlements in Dang immersed in Maghi festive mood

  Tulasipur, Dang, Jan. 15: The many Tharu settlements dotting across Dang district are presently immersed in festive mood. The Tharu's major New Year festival, Maghi, has arrived bringing with it the joy and merriment. The women are busy cleaning their houses and applying mixture of mud and cow dung…

01/15/2018

Extensive yoga camp to be organised in Pokhara

Pokhara, Jan. 14: A three-day extensive yoga camp is to be organised here to mark the Third National Yoga Day. The yoga camp will be held at the White House Party Palace at local Simalchaur from 6 am to 8 am, January 15-17. The yoga camp is organised by the…

01/14/2018

Tobacco Control Convention Strategy-2030 launched

Kathmandu, Jan. 12: The Ministry of Health has launched the Tobacco Products Control Convention Strategy-2030 with the objective of reducing the tobacco consumption in the long term. It is believed that the strategy will provide guidelines to the policy makers, service providers, the related government ministries and bodies, and the…

01/12/2018

400 people benefit from free diabetes, thyroid screening camp

Pokhara, Jan. 7: As many as 403 people underwent blood tests for detection of diabetes and thyroid at a free blood test camp here on Saturday. The blood test camp was jointly organised by United Reference Laboratory (URL) Pvt Ltd and Newa Misa Pucha, a local organisation. On the occasion,…

01/07/2018

Tharu festival begins

Itahari, Jan. 5: A 10-day long Maghi Festival kicked off at Jhumka of Ramdhuni Municipality in Sunsari on the occasion of the upcoming Maghi festival. The festival is celebrated especially by the Tharu community, the ethnic group of southern plains. Maghi is celebrated on the first day of the Nepali…

01/05/2018

Budhanilakantha temple reconstruction hits snag

   Kathmandu, Jan. 4: The physical reconstruction of the earthquake-devastated Budhanilakantha Temple has hit a snag for no allocation of adequate budget. The 2015 earthquake had destroyed the rest house, Lord Shiva Temple, Goddess Saraswoti Temple and a wall located on the premises of Budhanilakantha Temple. Though the Temple management…

01/04/2018

NGO playing pivotal role in settling conflicts over natural resources

Bhadrapur, Dec. 31: An organisation has started positive intervention in resolving local problem at Jhapa rural municipality. The Natural Resources Conflict Transformation Centre Nepal, Jhapa, has started initiatives to address the problem of increasing encroachment on the forest area at local Raniban community forest. There was growing tendency of encroaching…

12/31/2017

New Year of Gurung community 'Tamu Lhosar' starts on Saturday

Kathmandu, Dec. 30: The Gurung community is marking the 'Tamu Lhosar' as the New Year from today by bidding adieu to the old one. In Gurung language, 'Lho' means class and 'Sar' means change, and change in class is called as 'Tamu Lhosar', according to chairman of Gurung Samaj Resham…

12/30/2017

Kidney patient journo appeals for assistance

Kakadbhitta, Dec. 28: Barun Weekly editor Maya Pakuwal, who has been undergoing treatment after failure of both the kidneys, has appealed for assistance. Journalist Pakuwal called for support in course of her kidney transplant. She was admitted to Human Organ Transplant Centre in Bhaktapur on Wednesday for kidney transplant. Pakuwal,…

12/28/2017

213 benefit from Eye Checkup Camp

Rampur (Palpa), Dec. 26: As high as 213 patients have benefited from a one-day eye checkup camp run on Monday at Ramtar of Rampur Municipality-10 in Palpa district. Of the beneficiaries, six are found to be patients of cataract and they have been referred to Lumbini Medical College, Prabhas. Other…

12/26/2017

Bote's traditional trade in crisis as bridges built at many places over the Kaligandaki

  Rampur, Palpa, Dec 24: The traditional occupation of the Bote community in the area, that of transporting people and goods across the Kaligandaki river for a certain fee, is now in crisis. This situation has come as more and more bridges are constructed at the ghats (harbour for boats…

12/24/2017

Mainali donates land plot worth Rs 1.5 million for water supply project

Mangalbare, Ilam, Dec. 24: Govinda Mainali of Ilam Municipality-9 has donated a plot of land worth Rs 1.5 million to a drinking water users committee. Mainali donated three anas of land for managing water supply at a settlement at local Bhanjyangmuni. The locals had been facing difficulty for lack of…

12/24/2017

Still 10 % daughters' marriage before 15

Nepalgunj, Dec. 23: The 'Golden Nepal Mega Campaign for Daughters' kicked off in Banke district since Friday so as to contribute to end child marriage. The campaign spearheaded by actress Rekha Thapa and Nar Bahadur Karki is gradually gaining cooperation from civil society at local level. Various personalities including Lions…

12/23/2017

Brahmakumari Sewa Kendra to have a new building in Palpa

Rampur, Palpa, Dec. 21: Construction of a building for the Om Shanti and Brahmakumari Rajyoga Sewa Kendra has started in Rampur Municipality in Palpa. The two-storey building will have a total of 16 rooms with a garden. The local people have donated approximately Rs 3 million in cash and in-kind…

12/21/2017

Kushma Municipality presents 15-point education plan

Phalebas, Parbat, Dec. 19: Kushma Municipality has unveiled a 15-point plan to increase education quality. A meeting held on Monday between officials of the education section of the Municipality and head teachers of all schools also took a decision to this effect. According to the plan, good practice will be…

12/19/2017

30 differently abled children get wheelchairs

Pokhara, Dec. 19: Wheelchairs have been distributed each to 30 children with disabilities in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City. Swayamsebak Samuha in Tokyo, Japan provided monetary help, while the CBRS Nepal, Pokhara coordinated the distribution that took place amid a programme in the metropolis on Monday. Each wheelchair costs from Rs…

12/19/2017

Mahayagya collects around Rs 1.9 million

Damak, Jhapa, Dec. 18: Proceeds of approximately Rs 1.9 million have been collected in course of the mahayagya, grand religious ceremony, held at the Tripureshwar Shiva temple at Damak-4 in Jhapa district. The Srimad Bhagawat Dhayanchal Mahayagya religious programme organized in the temple premises from November 25 to December 3…

12/18/2017

Go to Beldhunga, Myagdi to see ancient meditation spot

Beni, Myagdi, Dec. 18: The touristic site Beldhunga located at the top of Bhakimli, Beni Municipality-3 of Myagdi district has become popular with in-country visitors. Domestic tourists, mostly the youth, have started visiting Beldhunga of Bhakimli from Beni, forming groups to see the site, after the area, which was in…

12/18/2017

Palpa to have Rs 100 million Ram Janaki Temple

Rampur, Palpa, Dec. 17: Construction of Ram Janaki Temple is underway. The Rs 100 million project aims to conserve and protect historical and religious importance of Ramchulo, which has a religious and mythological significance. According to a myth, in Tetra Yuga God Rama on the way to his journey of…

12/17/2017

New cave with artistic carvings found

Baitadi, Dec. 16: A new cave with the idols of gods and goddesses has been found at Ganjari of Sigas rural municipality. Ganjari Police Post In-charge Janak Bahadur Dhami informed that Ujjwol Ram BK, a local, found the cave at Sigas rural municipality-1, Panifutta while digging out stones for building…

12/16/2017

Number of women visiting health institution for delivery service increasing in Palpa

Palpa, Dec. 14: Number of women visiting the health institutions for delivery service in the district has increased following increase in awareness level among the women in this regard. Safe Motherhood Programme run by the District Public Health Office in the district from 2068 BS has helped increase the number…

12/14/2017

Japan to donate Ophthalmological equipments

Kathmandu, Dec. 12: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract to provide various ophthalmological equipments to the Rural Health Education and Service Centre (RHESC) in Gokarneshwor Municipality. The grant contract was signed on Monday between the Embassy of Japan and the Chairman of the Hospital, Bal Prasad…

12/12/2017

Surkhet has 442 documented HIV positive people

Surkhet, Dec. 2: A total of 274 HIV positive people are taking antiretroviral drugs, out of 442 documented HIV positive people including 31 children in the district, said the District Public Health Office. Thirty four are new infected taking the drug, said information officer at the DPHO Basanta Man Shrestha,…

12/02/2017

Combined efforts stressed to minimize regional problem of air pollution

Lalitpur, Nov. 29: The need of collective efforts has been stressed to minimize the regional problem of growing air pollution in the Southern Asia and the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) nations. At a workshop and science policy -dialogue on "air pollution, climate and health in Southern Asia and the HKH",…

11/29/2017

National Women's Conference to start from December 1

Kathmandu, Nov. 29: The National Women's Conference will kick off in Kathmandu from December 1. The two-day conference will identify the scope of jobs where women are not paid for service and take initiatives in this regard, said the organisers at a press conference in the Capital on Tuesday. The…

11/29/2017

BIBAHA PANCHAMI BEING OBSERVED TODAY

Janakpurdham, Nov. 23: Sita-Ram Bibaha Festival (Bibaha Panchami) is being celebrated in Janakpurdham, the ancient capital of Mithila, with much reverence today. Hundreds of thousands of devotees offer worship at the Janaki, Ram and Janak temples by taking holy dip in sacred ponds since the early morning. This festival is…

11/23/2017

Drinking water scheme for Chepang community

Malekhu (Dhading), Nov. 18: At a time when elections have gripped other areas of the district with candidates canvassing voters, the Chepangs of Gajuri-6, Syamidanda of southern Dhading, however, are busy materializing their year-old dream to resolve the drinking water crisis. The Satya Sai Sewa Sangathan Nepal has started community…

11/18/2017

Hindus observe bala chaturdashi today

Kathmandu, Nov. 16: One of the famous Hindu festivals, Bala Chaturdashi, is being observed across the country today. The holy seeds are sown at Kailash, Gaurighat, Aryaghat, and Guheswori of Pashupati area, and Panchase, Galeshwor and Lord Shiva's shrines across the countries on Mangsir Krishna Chaturdashi. Families of those deceased…

11/16/2017

Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties

Kathmandu, Nov. 13: A preliminary report has stated that the total damage caused by this year's flood is approximately Rs 60.71 billion. The National Planning Commission (NPC) on Monday submitted a report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on the need of recovery of the damages and losses caused by…

11/13/2017

Health camp for conflict victims to start in Jumla from mid November

Jumla, Nov. 12: The Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), Jumla is set to start a free health camp for conflict victims of 13 districts from mid November this year. Discussions relating to their rehabilitation would also be held on the occasion. The beneficiaries will be provided with free food,…

11/12/2017

Baitadi DAO to ban production, sale of alcohol from November 21

Baitadi, Nov. 10: In view of the upcoming elections, the District Administration Office has decided to bar the production, sale and consumption of alcohol in the district from November 21. The ban will continue until the vote counting concludes, said Chief District Officer Siddha Raj Joshi. The House of Representatives…

11/10/2017

First national gathering of Bonpo Lama Monks from Nov 10

Pokhara, Nov. 8: The first national gathering of Bonpo Lama Monks of Tamu Community is going to be organised in Pokhara from November 10. Kaski District Working Committee of the Tamu Pye Lhu Association is organising the gathering. At a press conference organised here on Tuesday, Programme Coordinator Uma Bahadur…

11/08/2017

'Kathmandu Metro' app launched

Kathmandu, Nov. 7: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has launched the 'Kathmandu Metro' app in a bid to promote transparency of information through the use of information technology and getting closer to the Kathmandu denizens. KMC mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya launched the apps at a programme on Monday. Addressing the function,…

11/07/2017

Ambassador Puri inaugurates school building in Dhanusha

KATHMANDU, Nov. 4: Ambassador of India, Manjeev Singh Puri inaugurated the newly constructed school building & compound wall for Shree Tapsi Baba Secondary School During his visit to Dhanusha District on November 03.     In a ceremony, Ambassador Puri inaugurated the school building and compound wall for Shree Tapsi Baba Secondary School.…

11/04/2017

Diabetes and endocrine specialists' int'l meet starts tomorrow

Itahari, Nov. 3: The international level South East Asia Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists' Conference is taking place at the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan from tomorrow. More than 500 specialist doctors from Nepal, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, America and Britain, among other countries are taking…

11/03/2017

Saptari to become ODF district in 2017

Rajbiraj, Nov. 1: Stakeholders here have announced to declare Saptari an Open Defecation Free (ODF) district by the end of 2017. At a programme organised by the Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Committee, Saptari here on Tuesday, they pledged to make Saptari the first ODF district of province no.…

11/01/2017

Haribodhani Ekadashi today

Kathmandu, Oct. 31: Hindus are observing the Haribodhini Ekadashi, a religious ritual dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the god responsible for upkeep and sustaining life on Earth today. Devotees pay obeisance to Lord Vishnu on this day by observing fast and taking holy dips at rivers and ponds since early in…

10/31/2017

Sita Ram wedding ceremony to be held from Nov 18 in Janakpur

Janakpurdham, Oct. 29: The week-long traditional wedding festival, Sita Ram Wedding Ceremony (Bibaha Panchami) is to be held in Janakpurdham in Dhanusha district from 18th of upcoming November. On the occasion Bibaha Panchami, the Mithila community in Janakpur observe the symbolic wedding ceremony where Princess Sita ties the nuptial knot…

10/29/2017

MeLAN urges medical labs not to charge high for dengue test

Tilottama (Rupandehi), Oct. 29: The dengue disease is breaking out in Rupandehi district lately. In this connection, Medical Laboratory Association Nepal (MeLAN), Rupandehi has urged the medical labs operated in Rupandehi to not charge high for dengue test. The Association took the move while acting on growing public complaints that…

10/29/2017

Chhath festival being marked with fanfare

   Janakpurdham, Oct. 26: Chhath – a festival of holiness, good will and faith – is being celebrated here today with fanfare. The revellers have been enthusiastically celebrating the festival on the banks of the pons and rivers such as Sarobar Gangasagar, Dhanushsagar, Ramsagar, Biharkunda, Rukminisar, Argaja, Maharajsagar and Agnikunda…

10/26/2017

42 psychiatric patients in Morang jail

Pathari, Oct. 26: As many as 42 inmates among those serving jail term at Morang prison in different cases are found living with mental illness at varying levels. According to Prison In-charge Prem Prasad Sapkota, the number of mentally retarded jailbirds has increased to 42 during the period of past…

10/26/2017

Nine-day campaign against dengue

Baniyani (Jhapa), Oct. 26: The Bhadrapur municipality has put in place a nine-day campaign to check outbreak of dengue epidemic in different parts of Jhapa. Purchasing an Aspee Giant Fogger machine on its own, the municipality has initiated a campaign for spraying medicines against dengue since last Wednesday. Mayor Jeevan…

10/26/2017

Nepali Community in Japan celebrate Bhaitika

Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 22: The Nepali community residing in Japan for various purposes celebrated the Bhaitika, the concluding but the most important day of the five-day Tihar festival, Saturday with much fanfare. They gathered at approachable locations in Tokyo to observe the festival en-masse. The Nepali community here also organised…

10/22/2017

Deusi, bhailo in Kolkata

Kathmandu, Oct. 21: Deusi and bhailo was played at the Consulate General of Nepal in Kolkata, India on the day of Gobhardhan puja, the fourth day of the five-day Tihar festival. Organised by the Joint Nepali Welfare Trust, the event was participated by Consul General Ek Narayan Aryal, Deputy Consul…

10/21/2017

Two dead in separate accidents in Morang

Urlabari, Morang, Oct. 21: Two people died in separate accidents in Morang last night. Ashok Rajbanshi, 27, of Gramthan Rural Municipality-2 who was severely injured after his motorcycle ( Ko 7 Pa 903) was hit by a bus ( Ko 1 Kha 4842) coming from the opposite direction on the…

10/21/2017

BHAITIKA TODAY

Kathmandu, Oct. 21: The most important day of Tihar, the festival of lights, is being marked today by offering tika from sisters to their brothers. Sisters throughout the country offer 'tika' to their brothers wishing them happiness, long life and prosperity on the occasion of Bhaitika. The auspicious hour for…

10/21/2017

President's greetings on Nepal Sambat

Kathmandu, Oct. 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended greetings to all Nepali brothers and sisters in the country and abroad on the occasion of the Nepal Sambat 1138. She wished peace, prosperity and happiness on this occasion. Nepal Sambat is the original calendar of Nepal bearing the social, cultural…

10/20/2017

Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 and Mha Puja today

Kathmandu, Oct. 20: The Nepal Sambat New Year 1138 is being celebrated across the country today amidst various programmes. The people of the Newar community have been celebrating the Nepal Sambat as New Year's Day at present. The Nepal Sambat is an indigenous calendar of Nepal. It is believed the…

10/20/2017

Goru Pooja and Govardhan Pooja Today

Kathmandu, Oct. 20: Goru Pooja or ox worship and Govardan Pooja are being observed throughout the country today on the fourth day of the five-day-long Tihar festival celebrated by the Hindus in the country. The Govardhan Puja rituals are being observed today with the replicas of the Govardhan Mountain made…

10/20/2017

President Bhandari extends greetings on Tihar

Kathmandu, Oct. 19: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended the best wishes to the Nepalis living in the country and abroad for peace prosperity and happiness on the occasion of Tihar, the second largest festival of Nepalis. The Head of State has wished that the festival will bring happiness on…

10/19/2017

Culture of using electric lamps in place oil-fed lamps in Tihar costing more

Chitwan, Oct. 17: As the Tihar, also known as the festival of lights, which is celebrated for five days has already begun, people are busy purchasing electric decorative lights across the country including in Chitwan. With the influence of globalisation, the ways of celebrating this festival are also changing. The…

10/17/2017

Yampanchak begins: Kaag Tihar today

Kathmandu, Oct. 17: Tihar, the second largest festival of the Nepali Hindus and alike begins from today. Also known as Yampanchak, the festival is observed for five days. Tihar is also a festival where the bonding between brothers and sisters is respected and recognized through Bhai Tika. On the occasion…

10/17/2017

Wandering cattle control campaign continues

Biratnagar, Oct. 16: The Biratnagar Metropolitan City has initiated a campaign to control wandering cattle in the city. The special campaign has been put in place to prevent the movement of stray cattle in busy roads. The campaign is for road safety in which the city guards will take control…

10/16/2017

Purchase of kit for dengue and scrub typhus in process

Kathmandu, Oct. 14: The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division put forward its preparation to purchase kit – which is used to detect dengue and scrub typhus viruses. Division Director Dr Bhim Acharya clarified that there was no as such shortage of kit as rumoured. "The short of kit is not…

10/14/2017

Health facility handover process begins

Baitadi, Oct. 13: District Health Office, Baitadi has initiated a process to transfer the health facilities of the district to the local governments. The District Health Office is set to hand over the health post, primary health centre, urban health centre, community health unit and birthing centre to the local…

10/12/2017

International Maithili Conference to take place in Rajbiraj

Rajbiraj, Oct.12: The International Maithili Conference is set to be held in Saptari district headquarters, Rajbiraj, again. A decision has been made to host the Maithili Conference on December 22-23. The Maithili Literary Council of Rajbiraj is hosting the event at the call of International Maithili Conference Committee. A joint…

10/29/2017

FCAN demands immediate arrest of guilty in Gauchan's murder

Bhaktapur, Oct. 10: Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN) has warned to hit the street if the government failed to arrest killers of its chair Sharad Kumar Gauchan immediately. At a press meet here today, FCAN general secretary Ram Sharan Deuja gave deadline until the Wednesday/tomorrow evening to the…

10/10/2017

Dozens take ill with epidemic of diarrhoea in Sakarpura

Rajbiraj, Oct. 6: An epidemic of diarrhoea and vomiting has spread in Tiladhi Koiladi rural municipality, that was recently affected by floods. As a result a large number of people have been taken ill with around six people in critical condition, according to the District Public Health Office. Manoj Mandal…

10/06/2017

President pays homage to Nawadurga

Bhaktapur, Oct. 5: On the occasion of Kojagrat Poornima, the final day of Bada Dashain festival, President Bidya Devi Bhandari paid homage to Nawadurga Bhawani at the Nawadurga temple here today. On the occasion, President Bhandari received tika, jamara and prasad from the priests of the temple. RSS

10/05/2017

Pharmacy set up in Terathum District Hospital

Terathum, Oct. 5: The District Hospital in Terathum district has established its own pharmacy in the Hospital premises with an objective to provide medicines patients at subsidized prices. The drug store will provide medicines and health equipments in subsidized rate, according to the Chief of District the Hospital. Hospital's Chief…

10/05/2017

Kojagrat Purnima being observed today

Kathmandu, Oct. 5: Nepali Hindus are observing the Kojagrat Poornima (full moon day) today as part of the final day of the 15-day Bada Dashain festival by worshipping and paying homage to Mahalaxmi, the goddess of wealth and prosperity. The Bada Dashain festival formally ends today with the marking of…

10/05/2017

One dead, six injured in Palpa jeep accident

Palpa, Oct. 3: A person died on the spot and six others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Sildanda of Jyamire in Nimdi rural municipality-7 in Palpa district on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Yam Bahadur Gaha, 23, of Nimdi-7 in the district,…

10/03/2017

Myagdi's historic Mallaj Kot temple rebuilt

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Oct. 2: Reconstruction of the historic Mallaj Kot Temple based in Jaljala Rural Municipality-3, Myagdi has been carried out while the construction of additional new infrastructures at the site has neared the completion. The temple of Hindu Goddess Bhagawati is believed to have been built some 500 years…

10/02/2017

Group tika ceremony held in monastery

Nuwakot, Oct. 2: Around 400 people from the Tamang community gathered in the Ghyangfedi-based Tachhi Chhoiling Buddhist Monastery at Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-1 to celebrate the Dashain tika en-masse. They visited the Buddhist temple on Sunday, the day after the Bijaya Dashami festival, to receive tika from the temple chief monk,…

10/02/2017

शुभकामना — शुभकामना— शुभकामना

विजयादशमीको सुखद अवसरमा मंगलमय शुभकामना  — नौलो सन्देश डट कम परिवार

10/27/2017

Former king's best wishes to all Nepalis on Bada Dashain

Kathmandu, Sept. 30: Former king Gyanendra Shah has wished all the Nepali sisters and brothers within the country and abroad good health, happiness and success on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami festival.  In a message of best wishes today, the former monarch called for establishing the indigenous Nepali culture,…

10/27/2017

PM's Bijaya Dashami message

Kathmandu, Sept. 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended hearty best wishes for happiness, peace and prosperity of all Nepalis on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival 2074 BS. The implementation of the constitution made by the people-elected Constituent Assembly was in the final phase, the peace process…

10/27/2017

President Bhandari's message on Bijaya Dashami

Kathmandu, Sept. 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished happiness, peace and prosperity to all the Nepali sisters and brothers within the country and abroad on the happy occasion of the greatest festival of the Nepalis, Bada Dashain. In a message on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami aka Bada…

10/27/2017

Bijaya Dashami today

Kathmandu, Sept. 30: The 10th day of the Bada Dasain festival is being celebrated all over the country today with great enthusiasm by receiving 'tika' and blessings from elders. On the day of Bijaya Dashami, today, the Goddess of the festival should be disposed of in rivers and ponds as…

10/27/2017

शुभकामना — शुभकामना— शुभकामना

विजयादशमीको सुखद अवसरमा मंगलमय शुभकामना  — नौलो सन्देश डट कम परिवार

09/29/2017

One dies in head-on collision

Palpa, Sept. 29: A person died on Thursday evening when the motorcycle he was travelling on collided with a jeep nearby Islampur in Rampur Municipality-4 of Palpa district on Thursday evening. The deceased has been identified as Suraj Sen, 25, of Badaban in Rampur Municipality, according to the Area Police…

09/29/2017

Mahanawami festival today

Kathmandu, Sept. 29: The Mahanawami festival is being observed today with fervour worshipping goddess Durga Bhawani and making offerings. This festivalis observed on the ninth day of the waxing moon in the month of Asoj as per the lunar calendar. It is also marked as part of the 10-day Bada…

09/29/2017

Maha Astami Festival today

Kathmandu, Sept. 28: Hindus throughout the country are observing the eighth day of the ten-day long Bada Dasain festival as the Maha Astami festival today by worshipping Goddess Durga Bhawani. On this day, people offer special worships to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. This day of the Dasain…

09/28/2017

Fulpati being observed nationwide today

Kathmandu, Sept. 27: Fulpati is being observed today throughout the country on the auspicious occasion of 10-day long Dashain festival by taking the Fulpati into the homes as per the tradition. As a part of the religious and cultural celebration, Fulpati, an assortment of flower, leaves and fruits of different…

09/27/2017

Waste collection in Banchari soon

Kathmandu, Sept. 26: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City is set to develop Banchari a solid waste collection centre in a near future. The waste emanated from different parts of Kathmandu has been collected and disposed in Sisdole. Deputy Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolis Hariprabha Khadgi informed that they were compelled to explore…

09/26/2017

Preparations for kidney transplant at Bharatpur hospital on

Chitwan, Sept. 24: Preparations are on full swing for launching kidney transplant services at Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan. It is estimated that around 10 per cent of total populations are facing kidney related ailments in Nepal which has been on the rise in the recent decades. Among them, annually around…

09/24/2017

Badadashain Festival Begins from Today

Kathmandu, Sept. 21: "Navaratri Parba" or the nine-night festival of Bada Dashain, the great festival of the Hindu religious people of Nepal, commenced from today. The first day of Bada Dashain festival is called "Ghatasthapana" that falls on Aswin Shukla Pratipada, the first day of the bright half of the…

09/21/2017

Sharp drop in viral patients recorded in Baitadi's health institutes

Baitadi, Sept. 19: The number of patients visiting the health institutes for viral fever here in Baditadi has gone down. There has been a dramatic drop in the number of patients visiting the district hospital, Patan Primary Health Centre and Melauli Primary Health Centre among other health institutes. Until the…

09/19/2017

Nepal Bhasa Literary Festival held

Lalitpur, Sept 17: The Nepal Bhasa Literary Festival was held here in the district on Saturday. Cultural expert and Century Man, Satya Mohan Joshi, inaugurated the festival at the Patan Durbar Square's Keshav Narayan courtyard. Joshi also took the occasion to note that Nepal is a place where different forms…

09/17/2017

24 hours maternity services in Jalpa

Khotang, Sept. 14: Maternity service has been made available at a health post in Jalpa in the northern belt of the district during 24 hours a day. The service has been initiated at the health post in Rupakot Majhuwagadhi municipality-12, Jalpa with the assistance of Health Service Department. The initiative…

09/14/2017

Preparations to produce traffic teachers in schools to cap road accidents

Nawalparasi, Sept. 11: The local authorities here are preparing to set up one traffic teacher for every school in view of the increasing road accidents at Kawasoti area of Nawalparasi. The District Traffic Office, Kawasoti in support of the Auto Wage Pvt, Chitwan and Rotary Club Narayangadh will be launching…

09/11/2017

Free health camp for flood-stricken

Inaruwa, Sept. 10: A cost-free health camp was held on Saturday at Bhokraha rural municipality of Sunsari district. Nepal – Bangladesh Friendship Society in Eastern Nepal, Dharan and the Embassy of Bangladesh organized the cost free camp targeting the flood – stricken. Around a 100 patients were treated at the…

09/10/2017

Rs 2.9 million collected at Jumla kotihom

Jumla, Sept. 8: An amount of Rs 2.9 in cash and property has been collected at the 'Bishwakalyan kotihom mahayagna', a grand religious ceremony, held from August 22 to September 6 in the district. The kotihom was organized at Tila Tribeni of Tila Rural Municipality. Local devotees and philanthropists donated…

09/08/2017

President Bhandari pays worships to Kumari on Indrajatra

Kathmandu, Sept. 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Tuesday paid homage to living Goddess Kumari at Basantapur Durbar square on the occasion of 'Indrajatra' festival. She also offered worship and offerings to Lord Ganesh and Bhairav, and received prasad from the priest.  The festival which is celebrated in the three…

09/06/2017

Indrajatra being observed today

Kathmandu, Sept. 5: The traditional festival of Indrajatra is being observed today by worshipping the Devraj Indra, the God of rains and good harvest. This festival is celebrated especially in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley, and Dhulikhel and Dolakha. The annual traditional festival begins on the Bhadra Shukla…

09/05/2017

Multi-religious diversity Nepal's special identity: PM Deuba

Kathmandu, Sept. 3: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has extended best wishes to entire Muslim community on their big festival Eid -ul Joha. Giving a congratulatory message today, PM Deuba said the multi-ethnic, multi-religious, multi-cultural and multi-religious diversity are the special identity of Nepal, which inspires all for further respect…

09/03/2017

President Bhandari's best wishes on Bakar-Eid

Kathmandu, Sept. 3: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to all the Muslim Nepali sisters and brothers within the country and outside on the occasion of Bakar-Eid (Eid-ul Joha), the holy festival of the Muslims. The President wished the Muslim community happiness, peace, prosperity and good health on…

09/03/2017

Identity cards to be distributed to ex-kamlari soon

Gulariya (Bardiya), Sept. 1: Minister for Land Reforms and Management Gopal Dahit has assured that the identity cards to 4,095 ex-kamlaris (bonded female labourers) within four months.  He further directed the authority to provide the cards to the targeted groups.  The Minister on Friday distributed the identity cards to 29…

09/01/2017

Health workers to fan out across Jajarkot's villages hit by viral fever

Jajarkot, Sept. 1: Medical teams on Thursday fanned out across the Jajarkot district after a story was carried out by the National News Agency (RSS) on the outbreak of the viral fever. The team carrying medical supplies and set for a long haul headed to Triveni Nalgadh – 5 in…

09/01/2017

organizing the Festival of West Bengal on 3-10 september

KATHMANDU, Aug. 31: During the celebration 70 years of India’s independence and 70 years of Nepal-India Diplomatic Relations this year, the Embassy of India in Kathmandu, in association with the Nepal Tourism Board, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) and Hotel Soaltee Crown Plaza, is organizing…

08/31/2017

Landslide disrupts Narayangadh-Muglin road section

Chitwan, Aug. 31: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been disrupted since early this morning due to landslides in five different places. According to Chitwan District Police Office Chief SP Deepak Thapa, the landslides occurred in two places of Jalbire and one each in Kalikhola, Charkilo and Panchkilo along the Narayangadh-Muglin…

08/31/2017

Scrub Typhus claims one more; 133 infected

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Aug. 31: One more person lost her life to scrub typhus in Chitwan, confirmed the District Public Health Office, Chitwan.  According to the information provided by District Public Health Office, Chitwan on Wednesday, a 21-year-old woman of Nawalparasi district, who was infected of scrub typhus, died while undergoing…

08/31/2017

Public holiday on Bakr-Id

Kathmandu, Aug. 30: The Home Ministry has announced public holiday on Bakr-id (Id-ul-Zuha) which falls on coming Sunday (September 3). A press statement issued by the Ministry of Home on Wednesday announced the public holiday for Sunday. RSS 

08/31/2017

Woman swept away by Rapti

Chitwan, Aug. 30: A woman died after being swept away by the Rapti river. The incident took place on Tuesday, as she was trying to cross the river, police said. The deceased has been identified as Kalpana Praja,30, of Dubichaur in ward no. 1 of Rapti municipality. She drowned while…

08/30/2017

Demand for reconstruction of monasteries

Kathmandu, Aug. 30: The Quake-affected Monastery Struggle Committee has demanded immediate reconstruction of the monasteries and shrines damaged during the April 2015 earthquake. At a press conference held on Tuesday, Coordinator of the committee Sanubabu Lama shared that 993 monasteries in 25 districts were damaged in the earthquake. And they…

08/30/2017

VAW will be minimized: State Minister Haque

Inaruwa, Aug. 30: Minister of State for Women, Children and Social Welfare Mohammad Jakir Haque has said the focus now will be on minimizing the increasing rate of violence against women and children. Talking to locals in the rural parts of Sunsari on Tuesday, State Minister Haque said lack of…

08/30/2017

Kathmandu Valley to face power cut today

Kathmandu, Aug.29: The Kathmandu Valley will face power outage today. Electricity supply will be disrupted throughout the day today at some areas in the valley are pulling up electricity poles as part of road expansion and traffic management, said Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA). Electricity will be cut in the areas…

08/29/2017

Gaura Parba carries Nepal's special identity, PM says

Kathmandu, Aug. 29: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that Gaura Parba is the special identity of Nepalis. In a message to all Nepalis living at home and abroad on the occasion of Gaura Parba today, the PM said that "Nepal is an ample meeting point for multi-ethnic, multi-lingual,…

08/29/2017

Gaura Parba successful in maintaining its uniqueness: President

Kathmandu, Aug. 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished for happiness, peace and prosperity to all Nepalis living at home and abroad on the occasion of the Gaura Parba which is marked with cultural and religious importance in the far-west and mid-west regions of Nepal. In a message delivered today,…

08/29/2017

NA soldier dies of electric shock

Melamchi, Aug. 28: A Nepal Army soldier has died of electric shock at Bhotechaur area of Melamchi municipality – 1 in Sindhupalchowk district. 30 – year – old Shiva Ram Chaulagain of Durga Battalion of Achham was killed on the spot after making contact with leaking electric current at his…

08/28/2017

Rhino calf swept by flood rescued from across the border

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Aug. 27: A male rhinoceros calf swept away by flood across the border to India has been rescued. The calf swept away to Balmiki town in India was rescued on Saturday evening and brought back to Chitwan. It is currently being kept at the National Nature Conservation Trust,…

08/27/2017

Police to undergo revamp under new plan

Kathmandu, Aug.27: Nepal Police has formulated a five-year strategic plan (2017-2022) to address the need for revamping the police administration and its service. Deupty Inspector General of Police Pushkar Karki, who is also the central police spokesperson, said the strategic plan was submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs for consideration.…

08/27/2017

PM Deuba visits Tirupati Balaji Temple

Bihar (India), Aug.  26: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba arrived in Bihar from Andhra Pradesh on Saturday evening. PM Deuba who is currently on a five-day State visit to India visited the famous Hindu temple Tirupati Balaji of Andhra Pradesh. He performed puja at the Temple. He was welcomed by…

08/27/2017

Gaura Parba begins in far-west

Bhimduttanagar, Aug. 26: Gaura Parba, the major festival of the far-west region, has begun from today, the day of Bhadra Krishna Panchami. On the first day of the festival, women marked the beginning of the festival by soaking five types of grains in water in a copper pot. The collection…

08/26/2017

Dengue cases rising in Dang, 5 infected

Dang, Aug. 26: Dengue fever is gripping in Dang district with at least five people recently diagnosed with the fever in various parts of the district. According to Dr Subodh Kumar Sharma of Tulsipur based City Hospital, people come with complaints such as fever, nausea, and aches and some of…

08/26/2017

Husband and Mother–in–law arrested as suspects in murder case

Surunga (Jhapa), Aug. 26: Two relatives have been arrested in accusation of killing a woman of Surunga in Kankai municipality – 3. Mother – in – law Sharada Mahji, 40, and husband Sabin Mahji, 20, and have been arrested in accusation of involvement in the murder of 20 – year…

08/26/2017

Rishi Panchami being observed today

Kathmandu, Aug. 26: Hindu women across the country are observing the Rhishipanchami festival today as per the rituals. The festival, the concluding day of the Teej, is observed on the fifth day of bright half moon of the month of Bhadra. Hindu women reaching their menstruation period observe this festival…

08/26/2017

Nepali national in custody in India freed

Kakarvitta (Jhapa), Aug. 24: Nepali national Udaya Fago, who was in police custody in Siliguri of West Bengal in India, was released after 17 days in custody tonight. A resident of Fikkal in Suryodaya municipality-10 of Ilam district, Fago was arrested on August 7 from the Family clinic in Siliguri…

08/25/2017

Aftershock in Nepal-China border

Kathmandu, Aug. 24: An aftershock measuring 4.7 in the Richter scale has been recorded at 4:25 pm today. The epicenter of the aftershock of the 2015 Gorkha earthquake was in the border between Sindhupalchok and Tibet of China, according to the Seismological Centre, Department of Mines and Geology. RSS 

08/24/2017

Female devotees throng Pashupatinath Temple

Kathmandu, Aug. 24: Female devotees have started thronging Pashupatinath Temple from today morning to celebrate Haritalika Teej festival. The devotees started queuing up at the temple from as early as 2 am, while all four doors of the temple have remained open, said the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT). Approximately…

08/24/2017

President, Vice-President extend greetings on Teej

Kathmandu, Aug. 24: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her best wishes to all Nepalis living at home and abroad on the occasion of the great festival of Nepali women, Haritalika Teej. In a message today, President Bhandari said that the Constitution of Nepal has ensured rights of women along…

08/24/2017

Teej festival being observed across the country

Kathmandu, Aug. 24: The 'Teej' festival, also called 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country. Women fast and wish for a prosperous life of their spouse on this festival which falls on the third dark day of the lunar month according to Nepali month of…

08/24/2017

Vultures disappearing from Bardiya at an alarming rate

Gulariya (Bardiya), Aug. 23: The vulture population is reportedly on a downward spiral in Bardiya blaring out an alarm to cap the rate at which the disappearance is occurring. The absence of prey, shrinking habitation and the use of diclofenac on livestock is contributing towards the stark plunge in the…

08/23/2017

Campaign underway to raise funds to save tenth – grader

Ilam, Aug. 22: A campaign is underway to raise funds for the treatment of a tenth - grader from Deumai municipality – 8 who is suffering from lung cancer. 18 – year – old Sanam Pulami Magar comes from poverty – stricken family and is a patient of heart and…

08/22/2017

Resumption of power supply in villages worst hit by flood to take time

Rajbiraj, Aug. 22: The resumption of electric power supply to urban and rural parts of Saptari district will take some time, according to local authorities here. The power supply was severed in the areas worst hit by the flooding after the Khando river breached its bank. Complaints have been pouring…

08/22/2017

Aftershock felt

Kathmandu, Aug. 21: An aftershock of Gorkha Earthquake measuring 4.6 in the Richter scale occurred at 5:58 this evening, according to National Seismological Centre of Department of Mines and Geology. Chief of the Centre Lok Bijaya Adhikari said the epicenter of the aftershock was near Jugu in Dolakha district. The…

08/21/2017

Two die in bus accident

Dhangadi, Aug. 21: Two people died in a road accident that took place at the Khanidanda road section along the Dhangadi-Dadeldhura highway in Kailali today. Eighteen others including two children were injured. One of the deceased has been identified as Nar Bahadur Deuba of Gadasera VDC-3 in Doti district, according…

08/21/2017

Kushe Aunshi, Moti Jayanti today

Kathmandu, Aug. 21: Hindus in the country are collecting kush, a holy grass used while performing various holy rituals as Shraddha [holy rituals remembering the departed ancestors] and religious rituals, across the country today. There is a religious belief that keeping kush cut by the priests and anointed with sacred…

08/21/2017

Speaker Gharti praises role of Nepal Police Wives' Association

Kathmandu, Aug. 20: Speaker Onsari Gharti has praised the role of Nepal Police Wives Association in the field of social services. At a programme organized on the 33rd anniversary of the Association in the capital city Sunday, she said that the Association has played vital roles in social service, relief…

08/20/2017

Swargashram – a forgotten tourist destination

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Aug. 20: The Swargashram – a destination which has long remained elusive for tourists and pilgrims – is now facing a prospect of backsliding into the list of unknown and neglected places. Located at 2,500 metres above the sea level at Beni municipality – 3, the Swargashram unequivocally…

08/20/2017

80 – year – old joins Grade 1 to learn to read

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), Aug. 20: In an unprecedented development, an octogenarian from Ratnechaur area of Beni municipality – 1 has taken up admission in Grade 1 here at a local school. 80 – year – old Amar Bahadur Thapa has been enrolled at Grade 1 of the National Academy. Thapa got…

08/20/2017

Low-pressure monsoon causing rainfall

Kathmandu, Aug. 19: The effects of low-pressure monsoon has caused nationwide cloud and resulted in rainfall in some parts of the country today. The Meteorological Forecast Division has said that the rainfall in the country's central region is the result of the low pressure monsoon system. The low pressure monsoon…

08/19/2017

18 – year – old manual worker dies of electric shock

Biratnagar, Aug. 19: A teenage manual worker died in Morang from electric shock on Friday evening. The deceased has been identified as Anil Kumar Sah, 18, of Budhiganga rural municipality – 4, Eastern Regional Police Office, Biratnagar said. Sah was electrocuted when he accidentally made contact with an electric wire…

08/19/2017

Teej Song and Volleyball Competition from Tuesday

Pokhara, Aug. 19: The Open Teej Song and Volleyball Competition is taking place from Tuesday coinciding with the advent of the festival of Hari Talika Teej. The Bagmara Yuva Sangam Group in Kaski is organizing the event at Pani Tanki Bagmara in Pokhara – Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 33 from…

08/19/2017

Army provides cost-free meal to flood-stricken

Rajbiraj, Aug. 18: The Nepal Army (NA) on Thursday provided free meals to the flood –stricken at Deuri Bharuwa of Rajbiraj – 15, Saptari. Around a thousand villagers struck by flooding in the Khando river received sets of rice, pulses and vegetables as part of the meal programme organized with…

08/18/2017

Master plan of Jayamerukot on anvil

Dadeldhura, Aug. 17: The historical, religious and touristic area, Ajayamerukot, is to be preserved in a systematic manner. According to Ajayameru rural municipality office, a master plan will be charted for the investigation and preservation of the Palace –King Nagi Malla constructed for governing Doti state. The public discussion had…

08/17/2017

Flood affects 9,000 people in Parsa

Parsa, Aug. 17: The floods have affected over 9,000 people in Parsa district, police confirmed. The flood-fed river of the district gushed into the human settlement and inundated more than 2,000 households which put over 9,000 people in trouble. Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) at District Police Office, Parsa, Chakra…

08/17/2017

12 – year – old raped and murdered in Dhanusa

Mahendranagar (Dhanusa), Aug. 16: A 12 – year – old girl was raped and murdered by a tenant living in her home here in Dhanusha on Tuesday. Krishna Dev Sah's daughter, Bibika Kumari Sah, of Musahar settlement of Janakpur Sub Metropolitan City was murdered after rape. Ram Chandra Mahato Nuniya,…

08/16/2017

Electric power restored in Morang and Sunsari

Biratnagar, Aug. 16: Power supply has been restored in Morang and Sunsari districts after five days of blackout. The power supply to the districts was cut off after monsoon – triggered flooding entered the substation building at Sunsari causing considerable damages to the equipment on Friday night. The water was…

08/16/2017

NC to mobilize sister organizations for rescue, relief operation

Kathmandu, Aug. 15: The ruling Nepali Congress has decided to mobilize its entire sister organizations to rescue and relief distribution in view of the landslide and floods that has paralysed life across the country. The party meeting held at central office Sanepa discussed with leaders of the sister organization on…

08/15/2017

Death toll from floods/landslides reaches 91: Home Ministry

Kathmandu, Aug. 14: The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that a total of 91 people have lost their lives due to floods, landslides and inundations in different districts caused by the recent torrential rainfall. Issuing a press statement here Monday, the Ministry said that 38 persons are still missing…

08/15/2017

Service with a smile effective-President

Kathmandu, Aug. 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has stressed on the need for service with a smile from health workers, which she said cures the visiting patient by fifty per cent. "I heard that the service with a smile campaign by the police has changed the attitude of the general…

08/14/2017

Swine flu detected among five in Gorkha

Gorkha, Aug. 14: Swine flu has been detected in three persons from Gankhu and two from Laxmi Bazaar here in the district. The five tested positive for the virus after District Public Health Office (DPHO) decided to send the blood samples to the National Public Health Laboratory in Kathmandu for…

08/14/2017

Fresh landslide blocks Narayangadh – Muglin route

Chitwan, Aug. 14: The Narayangadh – Muglin route has been obstructed after landslide cascaded down over the road at Paanchkilo area last night. District Police Office, Chitwan's Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, said the landslide struck at 10 pm. The authorities could not remove the landslide debris during the…

08/14/2017

Hindu Federation calls for support to stricken people

Kathmandu, Aug. 14: The World Hindu Federation has expressed grief at the loss of lives and properties in the aftermath of the monsoon – triggered landslides and flooding in various parts of the country. Federation's senior Vice Chairman, Arjun Prasad Bastola, on Sunday issued a statement expressing grief at the…

08/14/2017

Landslide buries six members of single family

Hetauda, Aug. 13: Six members of a single family have died in a landslide this morning at Manthali area of Bakaiya rural municipality – 10 located in the eastern part of Makwanpur district. The police have already left for the incident site to collect information on the incident. District Police…

08/13/2017

Narayangadh-Muglin, Muglin-Naubise road sections obstructed

Chitwan, Aug. 13: Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin and Muglin –Naubise road sections has been obstructed from Saturday afternoon due to landslide that occurred at different places following incessant rainfall since the past few days. Chief of Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, Chandra Narayan Yadav, said that the landslide occurred at Kalikhola, Chorkhola,…

08/13/2017

Narayangadh-Mulgin road disrupted; passengers facing bad time in Nawalparasi

Chitwan, Aug. 12: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been blocked by landslides at multiple points. Incessant rainfall throughout the day has increased the risk of landslides in other areas as well, the District Police Office, Chitwan said. It may be noted that the authority concerned here decided to halt the…

08/12/2017

Man killed after being swept away by Lohandra river

Urlabari (Morang), Aug. 12: A 56 – year – old died after being swept away by the Lohandra river on Friday evening here in the district. Min Bahadur Thapa of Kusume of Kerabari rural municipality – 9 was swept away by the river when returning home from Belbari Bazaar. Thapa's…

08/12/2017

Media entrepreneur Chaudhary passes away

Bardibas, Aug. 12: Mahottari district's media entrepreneur Brij Kishor (Bijaya Kumar ) Chaudhary is no more among us. 62 – year – old Chaudhary, a resident of Ratbara of Jaleshwor municipality, passed away on Friday. He was the founder of Jaleshwornath FM Radio, which was established in 2065 BS in…

08/12/2017

GODAN shuts down medical services in state – run hospitals

Kathmandu, Aug. 11: Government Doctors' Association of Nepal (GODAN) has taken a decision on shutting down all services save the emergency services in the state – run medical institutes across the country from today. The GODAN closed down the medical services in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who is on…

08/11/2017

Tree saplings planted around remote Khandidanda airport

Khotang, Aug. 11: Tree saplings were planted around the remote Manmaya Rai Khanidanda airport in Khotang, which is facing a high risk of a landslide. Tree saplings of different types were planted at the airport located at Khalle area of Rupakot Majuwagadhi municipality – 4 on the occasion of the…

08/11/2017

DoHM appeals to all for remaining in high alert on river banks

Kathmandu, Aug. 10: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) has issued a notice for one and all residing alongside the riverbanks of certain swelling rivers in view of potential floods. As the monsoon has become more active in the mid and eastern parts of country, the Department on Thursday…

08/10/2017

Leader Poudel sees off Hajj team

Kathmandu, Aug. 10: A team of Nepali Muslims leaving for Macca of Saudi Arab as part of Hajj journey was seen off today. Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel saw off the team moving to Makka – the most holy city for Muslims – for Hajj celebrations this morning.…

08/10/2017

Number of cancer patients increases by 2.5 fold

Jhapa, August 10: Number of cancer patients has doubled in Jhapa during the past four years. The number of cancer patients in the district was 124 in the fiscal year 2067/68 while it has increased to 312 in the fiscal 2073/74, shared the District Public Health Office, Jhapa. The increment…

08/10/2017

632,000 saplings planted to mark community forestry day

Dang, Aug. 10: Tree plantation has been carried out in different areas in Dang on the occasion of Community Forestry Day. As many as 500 community forests across the district on Wednesday planted saplings of diverse species under the aegis of the Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) Dang…

08/10/2017

Four bodies recovered from landslide debris

Nuwakot, Aug. 9: The bodies of four persons missing under the landslide debris at Pairebensi of Uttargaya rural municipality – 4, Rasuwa have been recovered. The body of Dharma Bahadur Thapa Magar, who went missing after his house was swept away by landslide on Sunday night, was recovered on Tuesday…

08/09/2017

Man electrocuted while fishing

Nawalparasi, Aug. 9: A person died of electric shock during fishing at Sunbal municipality – 7 on Tuesday. Shamsher Adhikari, 50, of Charpala of Sunbal – 7 died of electric shock while fishing in the Kajrar river located at the border between Nawalparasi and Rupandehi districts, according to Area Police…

08/09/2017

Investigation into death of 55 – year – old reveals a murder case

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Aug. 9: A police investigation into the death of a 55 – year – old man has revealed a murder case. Chitwan's Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, said the investigation into the death of Hasta Bahadur Chepang, a native of the Ichakamana rural municipality – 1 of…

08/09/2017

Murder accused charters flight to DPO

Solukhumbu, Aug. 9: A man arrested in accusation of thrashing a domestic worker to death has chartered a flight on a helicopter to the District Police Office (DPO). Kamal Rai of Khumjung of Pasang Lhamu rural municipality – 4 accused of beating Dhan Bahadur BK to death was arrested on…

08/09/2017

Remote school running classes under tent cover

Khotang, Aug. 8: A school at Kulabhanyjang of Badakadiyale area in Khotehang rural municipality – 4 is running regular classes under makeshift roof cover after failing to replace the roof blown away during a windstorm four months ago. The Shivathan Primary School faced the nature's wrath on April 1. School…

08/08/2017

Alleged drug peddler killed in Lalitpur

Lalitpur, Aug. 7: An alleged drug peddler has been killed due to self shooting in Kusunti, Lalitpur this afternoon. He has been identified as Praveen Khatri of Kusunti of Lalitpur district. A police team from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division, Teku had reached there in search of Khatri's house after…

08/07/2017

Jajarkot villagers reel under fate honed by swollen rivers, landslides and perilous trails

Jajarkot, Aug. 7: Transportation services along 70 – km road stretch from Jajarkot's Khalanga to Dolpa's bordering town of Triveni has been severed, transport entrepreneurs say. The passengers have been barred from reaching their respective destinations after transport services remained out of operation in Rimna of Khalanga, Chepare Radi, Bagara…

08/07/2017

Four members of a single family missing after landslide

Nuwakot, August 7: Four members of a single family are reported missing after a monsoon – triggered landslide buried their home at Pairebeshi of Uttargaya rural municipality – 4 of Rasuwa. Four others were rescued alive but with injuries from the rubble of the landslide that came crashing down over…

08/07/2017

Power supply to Rukum cut off

Rukum, Aug. 6: The power supply to Musikot municipality including the district headquarters has been cut off since the past one week. A breakdown of machinery parts at the central line in Salyan and Syapurdaha Micro Hydro Power Project severed power connectivity last Sunday. The absence of electrical power here…

08/06/2017

Four children drown in Rautahat

Gaur (Rautahat), Aug. 5: Four children, two from the same family and two others from separate families, have drowned in a puddle falling on the way to Jigadiya to Garuda in Garuda Municipality-4 in Rautahat district on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as 14-year-old Sunita Sah and 9-year-old Sangita…

08/05/2017

Youth killed after truck rams bike

Inaruwa, Aug. 5: A 21 – year – old youth was killed after a truck rammed a bike at the Shiva Chowk section of Ramdhuni municipality – 5 along the East – West Highway on Friday evening. The west bound truck (Na 6 Kha 6166) struck the ill-fated bike (Ko…

08/05/2017

A (H1N1) influenza outbreak forces closure of schools in Waling

Waling (Syangja), Aug. 5: The schools here have been closed for a week following the outbreak of seasonal influenza A (H1N1). The outbreak of the influenza in Waling Bazaar has forced the closure of private schools in Waling and Bhirkot municipality. "The schools have been closed until August 12 in…

08/05/2017

Nine killed after jeep veers off slippery trail

Doti, Aug. 5: As many as nine passengers were killed along with the driver and four others injured when an overcrowded jeep veered off a slippery trail in late night drive here on Friday evening. The jeep (Se 1 Ja 491) en route to Chawara Chautara from Dipayal plunged 400…

08/05/2017

Three fall victim to snakebites within a week in Bardibas downtown

Bardibas, Aug. 4: At least three persons have died within a week's time from snakebites here at Bardibas downtown in Mahottari district. In the period just short of a week since Sunday three were bitten by snakes in and around the Mukhyachowk area of Bardibas municipality – 1. The latest…

08/04/2017

Another prisoner dies of cancer in Bharatpur

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), August 4: A prisoner convicted of murder and serving at the Bharatpur – based district prison has died of breast cancer. 42 – year – old Ambika Kamat died of breast cancer, said District Prison Chitwan's Jailer, Kamal Kafle. She was taken to cancer hospital and later transferred…

08/04/2017

Doti's rural track roads made impassable by monsoon downpour

Doti, August 4: The monsoon downpour here has disrupted regular transportation along the Doti's rural track roads. More than a dozen roads in the district have become impassable, according to Dipayal's passenger bus driver, Dev Bahadur Saud. The huge depressions along the roads and the muddy slush have turned the…

08/04/2017

Obstruction in disposal of Kathmandu's garbage removed pro-tem

Nuwakot, Aug. 3: The obstruction by the locals of Okharpauwa in disposing of the solid waste generated in the Kathmandu Valley has been removed for the time-being. The Okharpauwa locals had obstructed the dumping of waste at the Okharpauwa landfill site since Wednesday, citing unsound waste management at their locality.…

08/03/2017

One-way traffic resumes along Palpa-Butwal road section

Rampur (Palpa), Aug. 3: One-way traffic has resumed on the Palpa-Butwal road section from this morning. The road section was obstructed since Wednesday afternoon after the deposition of landslide debris at Tinau Rural Municipality-3. According to Palpa police Chief Hariraj Wagle, the road section was resumed after clearing the debris.…

08/03/2017

Woman misbehaved on charge of witchery

Dang, Aug. 3: A woman was manhandled by her kin on charge of practising witchery in Dang district. Laxmi BK of Lamahi Municipality Ward No. 4 in the district was thrashed from her brother-in-law Krishna and sister-in-law Keshari. After the incident, BK has registered a complaint at the Ward Police…

08/03/2017

Prez, PM's Messages of condolences to Indian PREZ and PM

Kathmandu, Aug 2: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba sent separate messages of condolences to Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind, and Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, respectively on the loss of lives and properties by the massive floods in various States of India recently. In their messages,…

08/02/2017

Elected representatives launch campaign against child marriage practices

Baitadi, August 2: The newly elected people's representatives here at Purchaudi municipality – 1 have launched door – to – door campaign for ending child marriage practices. The representatives led by Ward no 1 Chairperson, Ganesh Bahadur Gadal, are launching the campaign, said local resident, Lal Bahadur Bhandari. They have…

08/02/2017

School set to organize Ghazal evening for poor students' sake

Lamjung (Besisahar), August 2: A school is preparing to organize a Ghazal evening with an aim to raise funds for the students coming from the poor economic background and the marginalized classes. The musical event 'Moti Gazal Saanjh' is taking place at Bhakti Namuna Secondary School located at Bhoteodar. Ghazal…

08/02/2017

Srikot's women launch a crusade against gambling and liquor sale

Baitadi, August 1: The women folks here at a village in Baitadi have launched a liquor control campaign with the latest rise in the violence against women and children. The consumption of liquor along with compulsive gambling has stocked a rise in the incidents of violence against women here in…

08/01/2017

District hospital sets up affordable pharmacy

Dhankuta, August 1: The District Hospital, Dhankuta has started operation of an affordable pharmacy driven with a policy of providing relief to patients coming from poor economic background. In the backdrop of 70 different types of medicines provided by the government for free, the hospital set up the affordable pharmacy…

08/01/2017

Less number of news on quality education in media

Kathmandu, July 31: It is found that only news on education related to policy, political leaders and formal programmes has been getting space in the national media. This is a finding of a content analysis of various seven national dailies (both English and Nepali language) carried out by the Education…

07/31/2017

Dipayal Bus Park remains off limits for buses

Doti, July 31: The Dipayal Bus Park has remained shut for the past one week due to land dispute and failure by the concerned authorities to resolve the standoff. Local resident, Tek Bahadur Shah, on July 23 claimed he has seven annas of land property on a road leading up…

07/31/2017

Woman arrested under suspicion of killing ASI Gurung

Malekhu (Dhading), July 31: The local authorities here on Sunday arrested a woman in suspicion of involvement in the murder of Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Bir Bahadur Gurung - stationed at Darkha Police Post at Khaniyabas rural municipality – 4 in Dhading's northern rim. The police arrested the suspect, Tara…

07/31/2017

120 primary health centres to have Rs 150 million worth of medical equipment

Kathmandu, July 30: The government has purchased medical equipments worth Rs 150 million meant for the total 120 primary health centres across the country. The equipments have already been imported, and the centres entitled to the 43 types of equipments have been summoned to receive the consignment, said Dr Bhim…

07/30/2017

Myagdi's district court settles 118 divorce cases

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), July 29: The number of divorce cases in the district has shot up in the past few years. The district recorded a total of 118 cases of divorce in the fiscal year 2016/17. Of the total of 130 cases related to divorce registered at the District Court in…

07/29/2017

KMC to regularly monitor construction sites

Kathmandu, July 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has deputed 28 engineers for onsite inspection to minimize the constructions taking place in violation of the officially approved maps. The KMC has deployed 18 from the wards and 10 engineers from the centre for regular monitoring of all the buildings currently…

07/29/2017

Lack of bridges hampers school in Jajarkot

Jajarkot, July 28: Community schools in the district opened from July 20 after the summer vacation. With this has also started a problem. Although the schools have opened, the children are facing problem going to schools due to the increased level of water in the rivers and streams that they…

07/28/2017

President, PM receive 'raksha bandhan'

Kathmandu, July 28: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today morning received 'raksha bandhan' (sacred thread tied around the wrist) from Brahmakumaris Rajyoga Centre at the President House in Shital Niwas on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, one of the Hindu festivals. Rajyogi Ram Singh Ayer of the Centre informed about it.…

07/28/2017

Prisoner dies from liver cancer

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), July 28: A prisoner has died from cancer here at Bharatpur's district prison. 47 – year – old Sitaram BK of Handikhola of Makawanpur died at 5 am today, according to Jailer Kamal Kafle. BK suffering from liver cancer was rushed to Bharatpur Hospital in a critical condition…

07/28/2017

Fire breaks out at a restaurant in Purnabas

Kanchanpur, July 28: A fire at a restaurant in Purnabas municipality of Kanchanpur on Thursday has gutted properties worth more than Rs 500,000. The fire broke out at a seminar hall of New Samrat Restaurant which destroyed chairs, inverters, television sets and other furniture. The fire was doused by help…

07/28/2017

One confirmed dead from Swine flu

Waling, July 28: A person hailing from Waling of Syangja district has reportedly died from Swine Flu. Khum Prakash Aryal, 49, of Waling – 14 died in course of treatment at the TU Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu on Monday. "We have received verification from the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division…

07/28/2017

JANAI PURNIMA, NAG PANCHAMI FESTIVAL TODAY

Kathmandu, July 28: The tagadharis or those who wear the 'Janai' (the sacred thread) around their bodies from the left shoulder change the sacred thread today after having a haircut and a bath on the occasion of 'Janai Purnima', also known as 'Rishi Tarpani'. This year, Nagpanchami and Janai Purnima…

07/28/2017

Four arrested on charge of girl trafficking

Trishuli (Nuwakot), July 27: Police have arrested four youths while trafficking a woman of Dupcheswor rural municipality-1, Ghyangphedi in Nuwakot. The arrested are Kumar Tamang, 22, Arjun Tamang, 25, and Raju Tamang, 26, of Ghyangphedi and Indra Lal Rajbamshi, 21, of Mahabhara, Jhapa, shared Superintendant of Police (SP) Dev Bahadur…

07/27/2017

Man kills wife

Kalaiya, July 26: A person has murdered his wife at Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan City on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Kuntidevi, 30, of Kalaiya Sub-Metropolitan City-24. Srikrishna Ram murdered Kuntidevi attacking her with an axe. Srikrishna has been absconding after the incident and search for him was underway,…

07/26/2017

Teenager still missing in Koshi river

Rajbiraj, July 26: A 16 – year – old teen who disappeared in the Koshi river still remains unaccounted for. Dinesh Mandal of Hanumannagar Kankalani municipality – 14 went missing along the river's Tilathi Koiladi rural municipality stretch while fishing two days ago. The police are searching for the teen…

07/26/2017

Two trek routes leading to Gosaikunda ready to greet travellers

Nuwakot, July 25: Two trek routes are being brought into full operation with necessary preparations for the pilgrims and tourists heading to the Gosaikunda alpine lake on the occasion of Janai Purnima – a religious festival of the Hindus. The two routes – one leading from Kathmandu's Sundarijal and another…

07/25/2017

District Court settles 266 cases

Babiyachaur (Myagdi), July 25: The District Court Myagdi has settled 266 cases in the last fiscal year. Of the total of 332 cases – 68 transferred from preceding fiscal year and 264 registered last year – 266 cases were settled. 80.12 per cent of the cases were settled, the Court…

07/25/2017

Five arrested after bungled abduction

Mahendranagar (Dhanusha), July 25: The authorities here on Monday arrested five persons in connection with the abduction of a youth from Bideha municipality. According to District Police Office in Dhanusha, Shova Devi Das, 55, Ram Sufal Das, 25 of Chakkar – 7, Nikesh Yadav, 22, of Tarapatti – 1, Esanul…

07/25/2017

Badhigadh accident injured reached Ktm

Baglung, July 24: Passengers who were injured in a jeep accident at Badigadh Rural Municipality-5 in the district this morning have been airlifted to Kathmandu via a Nepal Army Helicopter. According to CDO Rishiram Tiwari they were referred to Kathmandu for further treatment as their treatment at local hospital was…

07/24/2017

Two killed in road accident

Parsa, July 24: Two people were killed and nine others were injured when the tractor trailer they were travelling in overturned at Solakhpur, Sakhuwa Prasauni Rural Municipality in Parsa district last night. The tractor was carrying Indian pilgrims who were travelling to the Dudheshwar Mahadev temple at local Patewa Sugauli…

07/24/2017

Traffic obstructed as landslide breaks bridge

Chautara, July 24: Traffic has been halted after a landslide broke the Larcha bridge over the Bhotekoshi river at Phulpingkatti rural municipality in Sindhupalchok district on Sunday evening. Vehicular movement has been obstructed after big boulders that fell along with the landslide debris on the 70 metres long bridge broke…

07/24/2017

Transportation resumes along Narayangadh – Muglin road

Chitwan, July 23: Transportation along the Narayangadh – Muglin route resumed at 4:30 am this morning after the removal of landslide debris at Kalikhola and Chepangdanda sections. The vehicular movement came to a grinding halt after landslide cascaded down and the blocked the road on Saturday afternoon. The landslide struck…

07/23/2017

Traffic along Narayangadh-Muglin road section obstructed

Chitwan, July 22: Traffic has been obstructed since Saturday afternoon after a massive landslide occurred in between Kalikhola and Chepangdanda along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section. According to Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project Engineer Shiva Khanal, the two way traffic has been obstructed following the landslide in the areas which is 2.3 kilo…

07/22/2017

Ambassador Puri inaugurates a school building in Udaypur and lays the foundation stone for construction of another Campus

JOGIDAH (UDAYAPUR), July 22:  Ambassador of India Manjeev Singh Puri On Friday, July 21, inaugurated the school building for Shree Janata Higher Secondary School, Jogidaha, Udayapur and laid the foundation stone for the construction of campus building for Shree Narad Aadarsha Education Campus, Basaha in Udaypur on the same day.…

07/22/2017

Four deans appointed in FWU

Kanchanpur, July 22: The Executive Council of the Far-Western University has appointed four deans for its various faculty and departments. Accordingly, Dr Purna Bahadur Chand has been appointed the dean of Institute of Science and Technology, Padma Kant Joshi the dean of Department of Management, Govinda Bista the dean of…

07/22/2017

Landslide at Bangabagar blocks Mahakali highway

Baitadi, July 22: The Satbanjh- Gokuleshwar section of the Mahakali highway has remained blocked after a landslide occurred at 5 am today at Bangabagar, Dilasaini-6. The landslide was triggered by rain last night. Vehicular movement on this section of the highway has come to a complete halt due to the…

07/22/2017

Pasang Lhamu highway opens

Rasuwa, July 22: The Ramche-Syaubari section of the Pasang Lhamu highway has been opened for vehicular traffic. The section was blocked due to the deposition of landslide debris on the road. The road section has been opened since Friday evening after the debris was removed using a dozer. The Traffic…

07/22/2017

14 killed in wild animals' attack in CNP in last fiscal year

Chitwan, July 21: The number of casualties due to attack by wild animals in Chitwan National Park and buffer zones is increasing. As per the CNP record, as many as 14 people have lost their lives there during the last fiscal year (2073/74 BS) while five people were killed in…

07/21/2017

Septuagenarian found dead at dumping site

Pokhara, July 21: An elderly citizen has been found dead at a dumping site located at Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 14. 75 – year – old Nirmala Budhamagar, a native of Rolpa, and currently living as a tenant at Gasti block was found dead on Thursday, Area Police Office,…

07/21/2017

Bishnumati clean-up responsibility to wards

Kathmandu, July 20: In a bid to make the Bishnumati clean-up campaign further effective, the responsibility for the same would also be shared to the people elected representatives of wards from 100 weeks of the campaign. The campaign would take strides by making the ward leadership responsible for the clean-up…

07/20/2017

Four held on murder charge

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), July 20: A man was killed at Padampur of Kalika municipality in eastern Chitwan with the use of sharp-edged weapon. According to Chitwan Police SP Deepak Thapa, Bhuminanda Dulal, 50, of Kalika municipality-2, Padampur was murdered on Wednesday. According to the preliminary investigation of the event, his daughters…

07/20/2017

Youth arrested for raping girl

Bhojpur, July 19: A youth has been taken into custody in accusation of raping an 11 – year – old girl of Yaku area of Arun rural municipality – 5, Bhojpur. 20 – year – old Durga Bahadur Shrestha was arrested based on a complaint filed by the pregnant girl.…

07/19/2017

Girl drowns in canal, drunken man falls into river

Gulariya (Bardiya), July 19: An 11 – year – old girl drowned in the Dhobi river's canal on Tuesday at Manpur of Thakurbaba municipality – 3, Bardiya. Sapana Airi, daughter of Panna Airi, was found dead after disappearing in the river in the afternoon, according to District Police Office. Meanwhile,…

07/19/2017

Patients flow increases in Nuwakot's hospitals

Trishuli (Nuwakot), July 19: With the monsoon season in full swing, the number of patients visiting the hospitals for fever and typhoid has dramatically soared. Trishuli District Hospital's Dr Rajendra Lama said the patients suffering from viral fever, cough, asthma and typhoid have increased. The contamination in the drinking water…

07/19/2017

Foodstuff to be provided under 'Food for Work' programme rotten: Locals

Gorkha, July 18: The foodstuff to be provided to earthquake victims of Uhiya and Sirdibas areas of Gorkha for constructing roads under the 'Food for Work' programme has been found rotten. World Food Programme (WFP) with partnership of Goreto Gorkha had brought the foodstuff (rice and pulse) to the villages…

07/18/2017

Dry landslide hits Jalbire section of Narayangadh – Muglin route

Ratnanagar (Chitwan), July 18: The Narayangadh – Muglin road stretch has been blocked by yet another landslide which struck this morning. The dry landslide cascaded down over the road at 4 am along the Jalbire section. District Police Office, Chitwan has said efforts are underway to clear the landslide debris.…

07/18/2017

54 – year – old woman murdered

Damauli, July 18: A 54 – year – woman has been thrashed to death here at Ghiring rural municipality – 4 of Tanahun. Dolmaya Ranabhat of Dumriswanra area was killed by 28 – year – old Bhim Bahadur Ranabhat, according to Tanahun's Superintendent of Police (SP) Umesh Raj Joshi. Dolmaya…

07/18/2017

Devotees throng Pashupati temple on first Monday of Shrawan

Kathmandu, July 17: Hindu devotees thronged the Pashupatinath Temple since dawn today to observe the first Monday in the holy month of Shrawan in Nepali calendar. The entire month is considered to be the auspicious period to worship Lord Shiva with the belief that one's wishes will get fulfilled by…

07/17/2017

Teenager killed, another injured in bike – bus collision

Bhaktapur, July 16: A person was killed and another injured in a collision involving a motorbike and a bus at Ghathaghar of Madhyapur Thimi municipality last night. 17 – year – old bike rider, Ashim Shrestha, of Bangalamukhi of Lalitpur died in course of treatment following the accident while pillion…

07/16/2017

7th World Buddhist Summit in the offing

Kathmandu, July 16: The 7th World Buddhist Summit is being held from November 2 to 7 at the initiative of the Sri Lankan government. The event is taking place at a time when the world is grappling with the threat of terror and uncertainty. It aims to succeed in propagating…

07/16/2017

Two killed, three missing after flood enters settlement

Charikot, July 16: Two persons were killed and three are reported missing after a flood barged through a settlement located at the border of Khimti and Pharpu villages of Ramechap district last night. According to Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Kumod Dhungel, of the District Police Office, Ramechap, the mortal…

07/16/2017

Ambassador Puri lays the foundation stone for Multiple Campus Building in Dhading

DHADING, July 14: On Friday Ambassador of India, Manjeev Singh Puri laid the foundation stone for construction of Adarsh Multiple Campus building at Gajuri Bazar, Dhading. The campus building is being constructed with the financial assistance of NRs. 41.2 million extended by the Government of India under its small development…

07/14/2017

Husband hacks wife to death

Paanchthar, July 14: A husband murdered his wife by hacking her with sharp weapon here at Phalgunanda rural municipality on Thursday. Netra Chemjong, 42, killed his wife Yasodha Rai Chemjong, 40, at Phalgunanda rural municipality – 4. The couple had visited the Ranke Bazaar on the day of the incident.…

07/14/2017

Woman's skeletal remains found hanging from tree

Ilam, July 14: A woman's skeletal remains were found on Thursday three weeks after she was reported missing. 36 – year – old Devi Maya Fago of Sangrumba of Ilam municipality – 12 had left her home on June 21 for election publicity campaign, but did not return home. Her…

07/14/2017

Midnight shooting and robbery at a remote location in Bharatpur

Chitwan, May 19: A band of robbers last night barged into a house at Shukranagar of Bharatpur Metropolitan City – 25 and shot at the residents before making off with belongings and cash. According to District Police Office Chitwan's Superintendent of Police (SP), Deepak Thapa, the robbers entered the house…

05/19/2017

Kala-azar medicines shortage in zonal hospital

Tilottama (Rupandehi), May 18: The Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal has witnessed a shortage of Kala-azar medicines. The medical treatment to patients has been hit hard with the shortage of drugs in the hospital since May 12. The drugs have not been made available though the hospital earlier informed the Department…

05/18/2017

Narayagadh-Muglin road to remain closed from tomorrow

Chitwan, May 17: The Narayagadh-Muglin road stretch that was opened for traffic during the day for 10 days citing elections will be closed again starting tomorrow. The road will be shut from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm for the ongoing expansion work, according to the road expansion project engineer Shiva…

05/17/2017

Indian national found dead

Darchula, May 12: An Indian national was found dead at Sakar in the district as he had gone missing in Mahakali River on Thursday in course of extracting sand. The deceased has been identified as Rabindra Garbyal, 34, of Pithouragadh Dharchula of India, said police. Garbyal was found at Sakar…

05/12/2017

Pressure cooker bomb goes off in Siraha

Lahan (Siraha), May 11: A pressure cooker bomb was set off at the Sagarmatha Zonal Transport Management office in Lahan in Siraha today noon. No casualties were reported, however. Walls of a toilet of the office had cracks and windowpanes shattered in the explosion. The explosion occurred in the office's…

05/11/2017

Two die, 35 injured in road accident

Chautara (Sindhupalchok), May 11: Two persons were killed and at least 35 others injured when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell 10 meters at Tinkilo of Khadichaur in the district today noon. The ill-fated bus (Ba 3 Kha 5056) was headed to Dolakha from Kathmandu. The deceased…

05/11/2017

Five held with dummy pistol and knife

Dang, May 11: Five persons were arrested from Dang in possession of a dummy pistol and knives. The Area Police Office, Tulsipur shared that they were nabbed from Baruwa village area of Tulsipur at around 9.30 PM on Tuesday. The arrested are Shanker BK, 17, of Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City-5, Old…

05/11/2017

Social activist Bhandari sets up revolving fund of Rs 1.1 million

Dhangadhi, May 11: Social worker Badrinath Bhandari has set up a revolving fund of Rs 1.1 million amidst a programme organized on Wednesday to mark his 92nd birth anniversary. The interest received from the revolving fund would be spent to annually honour a literary figure having contributions to the enrichment…

05/11/2017

President Bhandari extends best wishes on Buddha Jayanti

Kathmandu, May 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended best wishes to all Nepalis, including the Buddha community, on the occasion of the 2561st Buddha Jayanti today. In the message of best wishes, President Bhandari said, "Once we internalize the Buddha philosophy, internal peace and fraternity are unavoidable." "I wish…

05/10/2017

86-year old mountaineer Sherchan passes away at Everest Base Camp

KATHMANDU, May 7: Min Bahadur Sherchan, the 86 year old mountaineer of Nepal, has died at the Everest Base Camp on Saturday evening.  According to Tourism Ministry at the Everest Base Camp, octogenarian Sherchan died at 5:14 pm saturday.  Sherchan, who hails from Tatopani in Myagdi, left Kathmadu on April 16 to scale the highest…

05/07/2017

Narayangadh-Muglin road to be opened for 24 hours for election

Ratnanagar, Chitwan, May 6: Vehicles will be allowed to ply along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section round-the-clock from May 8 to 17 in view of the first phase local level elections scheduled for May 14. The Narayangadh-Muglin road section Road Project said the section will remain open for 24 hours for 10…

05/06/2017

One killed in Rhino attack

CHITWAN, Apr. 30: A woman died in Chitwan after wild Rhino attacked her. According to District Police Office Chitwan, Sukmaya Kumal of Salbas in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-28, was attacked by wild Rhino on Saturday afternoon when she was collecting fodder for her cattles in a jungle nearby. Police said that injured Kumal…

04/30/2017

Four injured in Rukum jeep accident

Rukum, Apr. 25: At least four persons were injured when a jeep heading towards Chaurjahari Municipality from district headquarters of Musikot Khalanga met with an accident on Monday. The jeep (Ga 1 Kha 4245) met with the accident at Bohora Gaun of Musikot Municipality – 4 seriously injuring Durga Bahadur…

04/25/2017

Magnitude 4.2 tremor felt in Sindhupalchok

KATHMANDU, Apr. 24: A earthquake of magnitude 4.2 has been felt in Sindhupalchok district at 5pm on Monday. The epicenter was identified in Sindhupalchok. According to National Seismological Centre, the tremor is an aftershock of 7.8 magnitude Gorkha earthquake that shook the country on April 25, 2015. Today is the eve…

04/24/2017

Rupandehi plans to enroll 7,000 children from rural sector

Tilottama (Rupandehi), Apr. 19: The government's student enrollment campaign being launched under the banner 'Compulsory free fundamental education our desire' aims to drawn in 7,000 children in the Rupandehi district alone. District Education Officer, Tek Bahadur Thapa, shared that the authorities planned to enroll 7,000 children living in rural villages…

04/19/2017

Cancer patients likely to get Rs 500,000 for treatment

BHAKTAPUR, Apr. 17: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has said the government is working on a plan to provide financial assistance of Rs 500,000 to cancer patients in the country. Speaking at a programme organised at the Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital in Bhaktapur, on Monday, Health Minister Thapa said the government was…

04/17/2017

Body formed to stop use of children for election purpose

ILAM, Apr. 17: School as Zone of Peace National Campaign Ilam District Committee has been formed here to stop the use of children during the local level election by different political parties.       The committee has been formed at the initiatives of various local organizations working in the sector of…

04/17/2017

Transportation resumes along Narayanghat – Muglin route

Chitwan, Apr. 15: Transportation along the Narayanghat – Muglin road stretch resumed last night after the local authorities cleared the landslide debris at the Charkilo area. According to the Area Police Office, Muglin, the landslide struck at 8 pm blocking the route. The landslide debris was cleared and transportation resumed…

04/15/2017

शुभकामना — शुभकामना

नव वर्ष विसं २०७४ का अवसरमा सबैमा हार्दिक मंगलमय शुभकामना............... हरि प्रतिज्ञ, प्रधान सम्पादक एवं नौलो सन्देश.कम परिवार

04/14/2017

Glimpses of Gahana Khojne Jatra

KATHMANDU, Apr. 12: On Wednesday, the locals of Handigaun, Kathmandu celebrated the Gahana Khojne Jatra ( festival for searching the jewelry). It is the festival celebrated the following day of the chariot festival of Tudal Devi that falls on the full moon day of the month of Chaitra.  According to the mythology, the…

04/12/2017

Bhaktapur's renowned Bisket Jatra commencing today

BHAKTAPUR, Apr. 10: The renowned Bisket Jatra bearing historical and cultural significances is set to commence in Bhaktapur today. The Bisket Jatra will run for eight nights and nine days amidst much fanfare. The Jatra will start after the devotees pull at the Bhairavnath God's chariot in front of the five-storey…

04/10/2017

Commemoration of Begum Hazrat Mahal’s Death Anniversary

KATHMANDU, Apr. 7: To commemorate Begum Hazrat Mahal’s death anniversary, Embassy of India in Kathmandu organized a wreath laying ceremony on Friday at Jame Masjid, Kathmandu. The Ambassador of India to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri laid the wreath at the tomb of Begum Hazrat Mahal. Ambassador Puri spoke about the…

04/07/2017

ONGC Everest Expedition 2017 flagged off

Kathmandu, Apr. 7: In a historic moment, the 11-member ONGC Everest Expedition Team has embarked on to scale the Mount Everest from Namche Bazar thursday.  This is first time that a corporate has taken a Mission to send a team to mount the highest peak of the Earth.    Earlier,…

04/07/2017

80 per cent vaccinated against elephantiasis

Baniyani (Jhapa), Apr. 7: The local authorities have administered elephantiasis vaccination to around 80 per cent of the total targeted population here. The District Public Health Office, Jhapa said 584,400 were vaccinated against elephantiasis. The health office had set a goal of administering the vaccines to a total of 733,000…

04/07/2017

देवी भगवतीको पूजा आराधना गरी चैते दशैं मनाईंदै

काठमाडौं,  चैत २२ । शक्तिस्वरुपा देवी भगवतीको पूजा आराधना गरी आज चैते दशैं मनाईंदैछ । चैते दशैं हरेक वर्षको चैत शुक्ल अष्टमीका दिन मनाउने गरिन्छ । आसुरी शक्तिमाथि दैवीशक्तिको जित तथा असत्यमाथि सत्यको विजयका रुपमा यस पर्वलाई मनाउने गरिएको छ । वर्षमा दुई पटक चैत र असोजमा मनाइने दशैंका अवसरमा…

04/04/2017

Nepal-India agree to check unwarranted activities in the border

Itahari, Apr. 4: A joint meeting of the Armed Police Force Bahara Battalion, Pakali headquarters in Itahari and the Indian Seema Surakshya Bal or SSB, Siliguri and Sikkim, India concluded with an agreement to join hands in checking all kinds of criminal activities in the Nepal-India border area. An agreement…

04/04/2017

‘No Horn Please’ rule from New Year 2074 BS

KATHMANDU, Apr. 4:  With the new Nepali New Year 2074 BS, the vehicles plying in the Kathmandu Valley will not be allowed to honk or beef except in an emergency case. Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), District Traffic Police Office, Chief District Officer, Kathmandu have decided so at the initiative taken…

04/04/2017

EVEREST EXPEDITION BY THE INDIAN NAVY

KATHMANDU, Apr. 3:The Indian Navy’s association with Mt Everest dates back to 1965 when Capt MS Kohli of the Indian Navy led the first successful Indian expedition atop the world’s  highest peak. Thereafter, in 2004, the first all Navy Mt Everest expedition was flagged off from the Indian Navy Submarine…

04/03/2017

Five killed in Nawalparasi road mishap

NAWALPARASI, Apr. 1: At least five persons died on the spot and five others were injured when a truck hit a bus in a forest area of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Ram Chaudhary (16), Birbal Chaudhary (17), Hariram Ramjali Magar (38)…

04/01/2017

Guardians to be mobilized in school enrollment campaign

Kathmandu, Mar. 30: The National Guardians Association of Nepal is to mobilize the guardians for the school enrollment campaign in the forthcoming school session. The campaign is being launched with the objective of enrolling the out-of-school children in schools.       As per the government statistics, still nearly four percent of…

03/30/2017

NRA says previous team misinformed on number of houses rebuilt

KATHMANDU, Mar. 25: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has said the reconstruction details made public by the previous team of NRA officials were erroneous. Officials said the announcement by the previous NRA team that altogether 41,311 houses were rebuilt by the earthquake victims on their own was incorrect.The NRA Secretariat in December…

03/25/2017

Woman killed in rhino attack

Nawalparasi, Mar. 24: A woman died in a rhino attack in Kawaswoti of Nawalparasi district. Kunta Devi Mahato, 47, a resident of Kawaswoti municipality-7, Ramnagar Tole was found dead in Namuna Madhyabarti Community Forest, two-kilometre away from her house, on Thursday evening, police confirmed. She had gone to the community…

03/24/2017

Nepal condemns terrorist attack outside UK Parliament

KATHMANDU, Mar. 23: Nepal on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack outside the British Parliament that resulted in the loss of five lives and scores of injuries on Wednesday. In a message sent to his British counterpart Boris Johnson, the Nepali Foreign Affairs Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat said Nepal would condemn terrorism in all forms…

03/23/2017

Pathari bus mishap: Three deceased identified

Pathari (Morang), Mar. 23: Three among those killed in a bus accident that took place in Pathari along the East-West Highway last night have been identified. Four passengers died on the spot and other 19 were injured in the bus accident in Pathari on Wednesday night. Two among the injured…

03/23/2017

NRA Act inadequate for reconstruction task: CEO Pokharel

KATHMANDU, Mar. 23: Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Govinda Raj Pokharel on Wednesday expressed his dissatisfaction over the NRA Act and blamed the act for the slow pace of post-quake reconstruction work. Briefing the Development Committee of the parliament on Wednesday on the progress made in reconstruction,…

03/23/2017

Nepal- third happiest country in SAARC

NEW YORK, Mar. 20: A new report shows that Nepal stands the third happiest country in SAARC region. The new report suggests that Nepal scores 4.96 and is considered as happier country than Bangladesh, Sri LAnka, India and Afghanistan.  Pakistan is the happiest country in the region with 5.26 and Bhutan stands second…

03/20/2017

No one religion can claim supremacy over the other: Dalai Lama

BHOPAL (INDIA), Mar. 20: TIBETAN SPIRITUAL leader Dalai Lama on Sunday said “strictly secular and not religious way” was the only way forward for peaceful living and that no one religion could claim supremacy over the other. He also called people to imbibe scientific temper and common sense. Barring occasional…

03/20/2017

State Minister BK monitors Secondary examination

Bhaktapur, Mar. 19: A team comprising Minister of State for Education, Dhanmaya BK, has today monitored Secondary Education Exam (SEE) in Bhaktapur located schools.  The SEE is taking places from March 16 across the nation. State Minister BK visited Everest Secondary School, Megha Secondary School, Shanti Niketan Secondary School and…

03/19/2017

30 metric tonnes of solid waste collected from major rivers in Valley

KATHMANDU, Mar. 18: A total of 30 metric tonnes of solid waste was extracted in course of the weekly cleaning of the major rivers in Kathmandu on Saturday. As part of the 201st week of Bagmati cleaning campaign, 8 metric tonnes of solid waste was scooped out from nearby Pashupati Temple…

03/18/2017

Four people including two policemen arrested for looting

Kathmandu, Mar. 17: Police has arrested four people including two Nepal Police Sub Inspectors for their involvement in first kidnapping and then looting a manpower supply company proprietor.       Those arrested in this connection include Sub Inspectors Sambat Tamang and Surya Bahadur Thapa, Raj Kumar Gurung of Devdaha, Rupandehi district…

03/17/2017

Security forces mobilized to remove snow in Manang

Lamjung (Besisahar), Mar. 14: The Army and Police forces have been mobilized to smoothly operate snow-disrupted vehicular movement in Manang – a trans-Himalayan district. Assistant Chief District Officer of Manang Dhirendra Raj Pant informed that the Army and Police squads have been mobilized to remove snow piled up on the…

03/14/2017

316 Holi revelers detained, 1294 motorcycles fined

KATHMANDU, Mar. 13: The Metropolitan Commissioner Office of Nepal Police detained and fined 1,294 motorcyclists on the charge of violating traffic rules in Kathmandu on Sunday. Of them, 698 were released after punishment on Sunday while 596 are still in its detention. Police said most of the arrested were Holi revelers. According…

03/13/2017

Jajarkot bus accident: Death toll soars to 25

JAJARKOT, Mar, 10: At least 25 people were killed and 41 others injured in a road accident in Jajarkot district of mid-western Nepal on Thursday. Identities of 15 victims have been established so far. They are Ganesh Bohara and Nadil Chand of Bheri Malika Municipality-4, Shant Sunar of Bheri Malika-3, Gopal Sunar,…

03/10/2017

Celebration of International Women's Day

KATHMANDU, Mar. 8: To mark the occasion of International Women’s Day, the BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation organized a three-day celebration from 6th March to 8th March 2017.    On Day 1, i.e. on 6th March, a talk programme with Padma Shri awardee Ms. Anuradha Koirala was held at National Law…

03/08/2017

'Women behind due to social norms influenced by patriarchal attitude'

Kathmandu, Mar. 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that women are behind in par with men in education, socially and economically as a result of the prevalent social customs, religious superstition and norms guided by patriarchal mentality. In a message today on the occasion of International Women's Day, she…

03/08/2017

Forest fire breaks out at Resunga in Gulmi

GULMI, Mar. 5: A huge fire has broken out at Resunga area near Tamghas, the headquarters of Gulmi district, Saturday evening. The District Police Office, Gulmi, stated that the fire that has started in the forest area near Deurali of Tamghas, the district headquarters, has now gone out of control due…

03/05/2017

Police open fire at Bhagawanpau to arrest alleged kidnappers

KATHMANDU, Mar. 4: Police opened fire at Bhagawanpau near Swayambhu in Kathmandu in an attempt to free three individuals from a group of kidnappers. According to Metropolitan Crime Division Chief SSP Dinesh Amatya, a team from the division reached Bhagawanpau on Saturday afternoon to free three kidnapped individuals and police…

03/04/2017

Four-lane bridge to be constructed over Mahakali River

KANCHANPUR, Mar. 1: Four-lane Bridge would be constructed over the Mahakali River to connect Bhimduttanagar Municipality and Dodhara Chandani Municipality in Kanchanpur district of Far-Western Nepal. Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak today inaugurated the office set up to facilitate construction of the bridge over the Mahakali River in…

03/01/2017

Insurgency – era socket bombs disposed in Rukum

Rukum, Feb. 28: Two socket bombs found at Ghartikanda of Chaurjahari Municipality – 8 in Rukum was disposed four days after on Monday. Local villager, Jaya Prakash Bohara, on February 24 was tilling the land when he came across the socket bombs in his field. According to the Police Post…

02/28/2017

Gyalpo Lhosar today

Kathmandu, Feb. 27: Various programmes are being organized today to mark the Gyalpo Lhosar (New Year) celebrated especially by the Sherpa community in the country. As per the dathok calendar of Bhot language, the next year beginning on Monday will be of bird, said culture expert Teeka Sherpa. The Himalayan…

02/27/2017

Manoj Pun anchored Tiwari's murder: Police

BUTWAL, Feb. 27: Unveiling its investigation report on Sunday, Nepal Police backed its earlier claim that Manoj Budha Magar aka Manoj Pun is the mastermind behind the murder of Durga Tiwari, the then chairman of CPN-UML's sister wing Youth Association Nepal, who was shot dead in Rupandehi some two months ago.Police…

02/27/2017

Bird flu detected in Pokhara

Pokhara, Feb. 26: Bird flu has been detected at Khalte in Pokhara, said the Kaski District Livestock Services Office (DLSO). The avian-flu virus has been detected in the sample taken from ducks raised by local resident Mina Pariyar, confirmed the Central Veterinary Laboratory. Following the incident, the area covering Khahare…

02/26/2017

Ex-lawmakers take stock of quake-stricken in Rasuwa

Rasuwa, Feb. 25: Former Lawmakers' Forum officials on Friday made onsite visits to take stock of the progress being made in the reconstruction and rehabilitation of quake-stricken in Rasuwa. The ex-lawmakers arrived at the camp providing shelter to the locals of Haku and Dandagaun VDC s at Betrabati area.  The…

02/25/2017

Mahashivaratri being observed today

 Kathmandu, Feb. 24: Hindu devotees all over the country are celebrating the great festival of Mahashivaratri by worshipping Lord Shiva at various rivers, ponds and temples since early this morning.       Devotees visit Lord Shiva's temples and worship on this day believed to be the day Lord Shiva was born.…

02/24/2017

Golden Jubilee Scholarship Day Celebrated by Embassy of India.

KATHMANDU, Feb. 23: At a felicitation function held at  Kathmandu on February 22,  Minister of Education Dhaniram Paudel and  Ambassador of India to Nepal Ranjit Rae presented Certificates of Merit to Nepali recipients of the Golden Jubilee Scholarship awarded by the Government of India.         The Golden…

02/23/2017

PABSON elects Sambahamphe as Chair

Kathmandu, Feb. 22: Private and Boarding Schools' Organization Nepal (PABSON) 13th National General Convention has elected a 67-member central working committee under the leadership of Bijaya Sambahamphe. As per the vote counting held last night, Sambahanfe garnered 871 votes of the total of 1623 votes cast. His closest contender Tika…

02/22/2017

Dhangadi struck with shortage of blood

Kailali, Feb. 21: Dhangadi is facing acute shortage of blood with inexplicable reluctance on part of the local residents to donate blood. For the past one week, blood shortage has become somewhat severe at the Blood Transfusion Centre, Dhangadi, which has now run out of packs of blood of all…

02/21/2017

Baitadi gears up for vaccination drive against elephantitis

Baitadi, Feb. 21: A vaccination campaign will be held in Baitadi against elephantitis with an aim to eradicate the disease from the district. The general vaccination campaign will be run on March 4,5 and 6, District Health Office, Baitadi Information Official, Bhuvan Joshi shared. The vaccines will be administered to…

02/21/2017

More than 35,000 in Ilam use traditional cook stoves

Ilam, Feb. 19: Against the backdrop of a mission to rid Ilam of indoor air pollution caused by traditional in-built cook stoves within this year, the number of households found to be using reformed cook stoves has climbed to 22,000. District Development Committee's 21st District Council has taken a decision…

02/19/2017

Laying 533 kilometers pipeline for Melamchi project completes

Kathmandu, Feb. 18: Of the total 670 kilometers water pipeline to be laid in Kathmandu valley for the Melamchi water project, work on 533 kilometers has been completed, said the Project Implementation Directorate, Kathmandu Upatayaka Khanepani Limited.  The information was shared at a programme organised by the Directorate in the…

02/18/2017

Fourth master plan of Pashupati area to be formulated

Kathmandu, Feb. 17: Fourth master plan is to be introduced to develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site. At a programme organised here on Thursday, it was shared that the fourth master plan is going to be formulated to draw a conclusion regarding what types of physical infrastructures should…

02/17/2017

Villagers forced to migrate for lack of drinking water

Rampur (Palpa), Feb. 16: Villagers of Balepandhera, Bahundanda and Kamitole of Rampur municipality-10 have begun migrating due to severe crisis of drinking water. The area that was home to more than 100 households is currently limited to only 20 households. Apart from acute shortage of water, the locals here have…

02/16/2017

5 years after death in Saudi, family receives body

KATHMANDU, Feb. 16: In what appears to be government apathy toward migrant workers abroad, it has taken more than five years to bring back the body of a migrant worker who died in Saudi Arabia.  Bam Bahadur Tamang of Hildevi Village Development Committee, Ramechhap district had died in jail in Saudi Arabia…

02/16/2017

Spanish national reaches Mount Everest Summit

Solukhumbu, Feb. 15: Spanish national, John Alenzd, has reached atop the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, in the unfavourable mountaineering season. The winter season is deemed unfavourable for summiting the mountain due to heavy snowfall and excessive cold. However, he climbed the highest summit on Tuesday. Though he and his…

02/15/2017

TU rector's vehicle sets on fire

KATHMANDU, Feb. 14: A vehicle used by Tribhuvan University (TU) rector Sudha Tripathi was set on fire by unidentified persons in Lalitpur on Monday.Metropolitan Police Range, Lalitpur is yet to identify the two individuals who set fire on the vehicle near the UN Park at Kupandole.According to DSP Ishwor Karki of…

02/14/2017

Drone cameras to be used to check garbage disposal into Bagmati

KATHMANDU, Feb. 12: Is anyone throwing garbage into Bagmati river? Beware! You may be caught and booked.  As part of the Bagmati Clean-Up Campaign that reached its 196th weeks today, a team of people from Seoul University in South Korea is there to monitor to make sure that the river is…

02/12/2017

Indian Ambassador handed over two schools and one community hospital to the people of Dolakha

DOLAKHA, Feb. 11:  Ambassador of India Ranjit Rae during his three days visit to Dolakha District from Feb. 8-10, handed over the development projects constructed with total Indian financial assistance of NRs. 85 million. These were i)  Satyashwor Higher Secondary School, Pawoti VDC, (ii)  Kalinag Higher Secondary School, Sunkhani VDC…

02/11/2017

Man held for trying to sell woman

UDAYPUR, Feb. 11: A guy has been arrested on the charge of swindling and then trying to sell a woman to India.  District Police Office, Udaypur, arrested Chudamani Basnet aka Dhruba of Bhusune, who allegedly conned Sangita Acharya out of her property and later tried to sell her. It has been…

02/11/2017

Swasthani Bratakatha concludes Today

 Kathmandu, Feb. 10: The month-long Shree Swasthani Bratakatha that begins every year on the full-moon of Poush, the ninth month of Nepali calendar, is concluding on Friday, the full-moon of Magh. Considered as auspicious especially for married women to pray for the prosperous lives of their husbands, the religious Hindu…

02/10/2017

US announces $300,000 challenge for data-driven solutions for food security

KATHMANDU, Feb. 10: The US Agency for International Development (USAID), through the US government's Feed the Future Initiative, is looking to innovators to help Nepali farmers increase value from agricultural productivity.A press release issued by the US Embassy in Kathmandu said the USAID challenges innovators to find tools that help Nepali…

02/10/2017

One electrocuted in Sindhupalchowk

Melamchi, Feb. 9: A man was electrocuted in Banskharka of Sindhupalchowk district. Nihama Gyalbo Bomjon of Banskharka-7 was heading home when he happened to touch a metal electric pole on the roadside and was electrocuted. He died on the spot after touching the pole that had a leakage of 11,000…

02/09/2017

NRA forms committee to retrofit Singha Durbar

KATHMANDU, Feb. 8: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has formed a committee and tasked it to retrofit the main building of Singha Durbar that used to earlier house the Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defense and the National Planning Commission, among other government offices.The committee headed by Dr Hariram…

02/08/2017

Four killed after jeep falls off steep trail

Palpa, Feb. 7: Four persons were killed and 19 others injured when a jeep plunged downhill from a steep trail on Monday night at Sridanda of Dovan VDC – 4 Palpa. The deceased have been identified as Yam Bahadur Gaha, 26, Jasbir Bakabal, 41, Min Bahadur Thapa, 31, and Hari…

02/07/2017

Kathmandu ranked as the seventh worst-polluted city in the world

KATHMANDU, Feb. 6: The latest international report has ranked Kathmandu as the seventh worst place among 290 cities in the world in terms of severity of pollution.In the analysis 'Pollution Index 2017' by Serbia-based research company Numbeo, Kathmandu performed even worse than Beijing of China and New Delhi of India, which…

02/06/2017

Two electrocuted in Budhanagar

Urlabari (Morang), Feb. 5: Two workers were electrocuted while working on power supply expansion in the Railway line of Budhanagar-3. The incident took place on Saturday evening when workers boarded on a crane were shifting electric poles in course of the railway line expansion. Ram Narayan mandal,26, of Chitaha-9 Sunsari…

02/05/2017

GORKHA RIFLES BI-CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS AT POKHARA

POKHARA, Feb. 5: Bicentenary Celebrations to mark the glorious 200 years of the services of the fearless Gurkha Soliders of 9th Gorkha Rifles was  organized at Pension Paying Office Pokhara with pomp and gaiety on 04 Feb.  The event was organized under the aegis of Defence Wing, Embassy of India…

02/05/2017

Sushma Swaraj steps in to help Indian girl in Tanzania

New Delhi, Feb. 4: External affairs minister of India Sushma Swaraj has taken serious note of the alleged lack of help by an official at the Indian High Commission in Tanzanian Capital Dar Es Salaam, who apparently refused to help an Indian student hailing from Chennai who had been mugged by…

02/04/2017

Ambassador of India inaugurates five Small Development Projects

KATHMANDU, Feb. 3: The Ambassador of India  Ranjit Rae returned to Kathmandu after successfully concluding his three days visit to the Eastern Region of Nepal. During the visit, he inaugurated five school buildings in Jhapa and Dhankuta Districts built with a total financial assistance of NRs 97 million under its Small Development…

02/03/2017

Doctor airlifts pregnant woman, saves her life

Solukhumbu, Feb. 3: A woman who could not undergo a normal delivery at a local primary health centre was airlifted by a doctor to the District Hospital, Phaplu for the delivery.       The woman, Nirmala Rai of Bung in the district was at first brought to the primary health centre…

02/03/2017

President Bhandari attends Basanta Shrawan ritual

Kathmandu, Feb. 1: President Bidya Devi Bhandari attended the Basanta Shrawan ritual at the Hanumandhoka Durbar Square precincts this morning. On the occasion, the President listened to a special melody, Basanta, at the auspicious hour of 11:35 am and received tika and prasad. The President was offered with the tika,…

02/01/2017

Beni's hot spring shuttered for three days

Beni (Myagdi), Jan. 31: The famed Tatopani Kunda, a hot spring located at Beni Municipality – 13, was closed down for three days beginning Monday. The hot spring used for natural therapy and treatment was closed at 2 pm. The patients coming for natural hot spring therapy have been diverted…

01/31/2017

Indian Ambassador inaugurated a Campus building in Sindupalchok

SINDHUPALCHOK, Jan. 30: On Friday . Ambassador of India  Ranjit Rae inaugurated a campus building for Chautara Multiple Campus, Chautara in Sindhupalchok district. The building has been constructed with financial assistance of NRs. 27 million provided by the Government of India under its Small Development Projects Scheme as part of…

01/30/2017

Villagers use proceeds from dance performances for electrification project

Babiyachaur, Jan. 30: The residents of Myagdi's Beem village have used the money they generated by performing dances and singing songs for a long overdue electrification project. The villagers from ward 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Beem VDC provided the money they earned from musical performances for the…

01/30/2017

Financial support lent to children at risk

Sindhuli, Jan. 29: The vulnerable children exposed to high risk situation received financial assistance from the District Child Welfare Committee here. The Committee provided assistance to 150 children to help continue their education and for livelihood. Child Welfare Committee, Sindhuli in a survey held in the district found out that…

01/29/2017

Integrated Mobile Camp benefits 581 villagers

Chautara, Jan. 28: A total of 581 villagers received citizenship documents through the Integrated Mobile Camp at Thakani VDC of Sindhupalchowk district. The camp aims to provide services at the people's doorsteps. The one – day camp run in collaboration between the district-based government offices on Thursday benefited the locals…

01/28/2017

Highlights of India-Nepal co-operation

Highlights of India-Nepal co-operation  

01/28/2017

One killed, four injured in separate accidents in Saptari

Rajbiraj, Jan. 27: A person was killed and four others were injured in separate accidents on Thursday in Saptari. A motorbike accident at Madhupatti along the East – West Highway claimed the life of Dhuran Yadav of an estimated 40 years of age from Govindapur – 2 of Siraha district,…

01/27/2017

DIG praises lower-ranked DSP for success in curbing crimes

RAMECHHAP, Jan. 24: In a formal program organized in Ramechhap district, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Pashupati Upadhyay, who had reached the district to get updates on the district's peace and security aspects, openly praised the works and achievements of a lower ranked police officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kumod Dhungel…

01/24/2017

Banjyan:Flavours of North East States of India

KATHMANDU, Jan. 23: As part of the on-going mega-Cultural event ‘Days of North-East Cultural Festival – Namaste Nepal’, an Art Exhibition showcasing diversity of the North-Eastern States of India launched on 14th January, 2017 is concluded  19th January, 2017.   To mark the closing ceremony of this Art Exhibition, the…

01/23/2017

Press Release on 'UP Festival in Nepal'

KATHMANDU, Jan. 23: The Embassy of India and BP Koirala Foundation in association with the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Asian Paints, are hosting the Uttar Pradesh Festival on January 26-27, 2017 to coincide with the 68th Republic Day celebrations of India.   This festival is…

01/23/2017

A week-old technical glitch at transport office yet to be fixed

Tilottama (Rupandehi), Jan. 23: A technical glitch at the Transport Management Office, Butwal has stalled work for a week with service recipients unable to get their job done.  The Transport Office on January 15 issued a notice that due to a failure of the computer server it will not be…

01/23/2017

Court orders release of person mistakenly arrested

Khotang, Jan. 22: The District Police Office, Khotang is under instruction to release a person arrested under charges related to possession of contraband.  The District Court, Khotang wrote a letter to the police administration to let go of Nar Bahadur Magar of Dikuwa – 6 arrested on January 8 after…

01/22/2017

Second reconstruction tranche from today

KATHMANDU, Jan. 18: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to start distributing the second tranche of the housing grant to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected earthquake hit districts from Wednesday. They will get Rs 150,000 as the second tranche. Deputy Spokesperson of the NRA, Bhishma Kumar Bhusal, said…

01/18/2017

Lakes and ponds in community forests in risk of extinction

Beni (Myagdi), Jan. 16: Around dozen wells, lakes and ponds have been buried due landslides and soil erosion in Bagarphant and Thulo Khabara community forests. "The lakes used to have continued presence of water which made it easier for the animals and travellers to drink water from there," local Dek…

01/16/2017

Maghe Sakranti today

Kathmandu, Jan. 14: Hindus across Nepal are observing the Maghe (Makar) Sankranti, Saturday, by taking ritual baths, worshipping the sun god and eating ghee, chaaku (processed molasses), yam and vegetables. The festival is celebrated on the first day of the 10th month of the Nepali calendar, Magh, with great zeal.…

01/14/2017

Valley may get new public transport company next week

KATHMANDU, Jan. 13: As per the government's instruction, municipalities of the Kathmandu valley have made preparations to register a new public transport company 'Upatyaka Nagar Yatayat Sewa Limited' next week to operate large buses in various routes of the Valley.The municipalities have also agreed that the large buses will be ply…

01/13/2017

Shree Swasthani Brata Katha begins

KATHMANDU, Jan. 12: The Shree Swasthani Brata Katha, a popular ritual observed by the Hindus since Push Shuklapurnima (full moon day), is beginning from today. The festival ends a month after in Magh Shuklapurnima. Nepalis, especially the Hindu women, observe the month-long festival worshiping four-handed deity Swasthani with Chakra, Trishul,…

01/12/2017

Gyawali dismissed, Pokhrel appointed NRA Chief

Kathmandu, Jan. 11: The government has appointed Dr Govinda Raj Pokharel to the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) by removing Sushil Gyawali.  A meeting of the Council of Ministers today decided to replace Gyawali with the new appointment, citing his response to the clarification…

01/11/2017

Kidney patient fails to find free treatment quota at Bir Hospital

Rampur (Palpa), Jan. 10: Ram Bahadur Sen, a native of Dabra in Rampur Municipality, is dealing with problems in seeking treatment of his kidney ailment due to financial constraint. For two months Sen underwent regular check ups but now he is in desperate need of help. He had gone to…

01/10/2017

Mobile health facilities for rural people soon

Kathmandu, Jan. 9: The government is, in its bid to ensure health services to all, preparing to operate 'mobile hospitals' in the remote parts of the country lacking health facilities. The Ministry of Health (MoH) said it was working on its plan for rendering mobile healthcare services to the people…

01/09/2017

Devisiddhi drinking water project underway

Tilottama (Rupandehi), Jan. 8: The foundation stone for the Devsiddhi Drinking Water and Sanitation Project to be constructed at Butwal Sub Metropolis – 13 was laid on Saturday. Former finance minister and lawmaker, Bishnu Prasad Poudel, laid the foundation stone to be constructed under the supervision of Drinking Water and…

01/08/2017

India commits NRs 30 million for construction of a new building for Shree Pashupati Shiksha Mandir in Kanchanpur district.

KATHMANDU, Jan. 7: On January 05 Gyanveer Singh, Second Secretary in the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Rajesh Poudel, LDO, Kanchanpur and Surendra Ojha, Principal, Shree Pashupati Shiksha Mandir signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) for construction of triple storey school building and supply of furniture and computers for Shree…

01/07/2017

Two killed, six injured in jeep accident

Gainghat (Udayapur), Jan. 7: Two persons were killed on the spot when a Bolero jeep plunged 300 metres below the road at Ganhunbari of Hardeni VDC – 3 along the Siddhicharan highway on Friday evening. The District Police Office, Udayapur has identified the deceased as Tanka Bahadur Basnet, 34, and…

01/07/2017

50,000 street lamps to be replaced by solar lights in current fiscal

Kathmandu, Jan. 4: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has allocated budget to various municipalities across the country to install the solar street lights in the respective locality in the current fiscal year. The installation will take place on the people's participation approach model.  The Ministry has so…

01/04/2017

Quake-stricken at the receiving end of peak winter's inclement weather

Melamchi, Jan. 3: The increasing cold has made life difficult in the alpine areas of the Sindhupalchowk district with quake-stricken at the receiving end of the government's apathy and the inclement weather. The slight drizzle accompanied with the chill weather and a thick blanket of dense fog in the mountainous…

01/03/2017

Westerly wind brings rains, snow

Kathmandu, Jan. 3: The westerly wind has changed weather with light rain and snowfall in various parts of the country on Monday too. The westerly entered in Nepal on Sunday resulting in weather change in the mid hills of western region and in all parts of the central and eastern…

01/03/2017

Driving license now from transport office in Swoyambhu too

KATHMANDU, Jan. 1: Driving license can now be acquired from the Transport Management Office in Thulo Bharyang of Swoyambhu also. Distribution of driving license began from the office from Sunday. Inaugurating the service, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak said similar offices will begin service from Chabahil of…

01/01/2017

Best Wishes on NEW YEAR 2017

Wishing all Human Beings very Happy and prosperous NEW YEAR 2017.  Hari Pratigya Chief Editor & naulosandesh.com family

01/01/2017

Public mounts pressure in Nuwakot to ramp up post-quake reconstruction

Trishuli (Nuwakot), Dec. 28: The quake-stricken and rights activists here launched a people's pressure campaign to press the concerned authorities to ramp up the post-quake reconstruction campaign. A mass demonstration was taken out from Battar on Tuesday which later converged into a mass meeting at Bidur. The campaign dubbed 'People's…

12/28/2016

Dang folks fundraise to upgrade road

Dang, Dec. 26: Fed up of the local authorities' cavalier attitude towards their repeated plea to upgrade a track road, villagers in Baghmara in Dang district have taken matters into their hands for its upgradation. The villagers launched a fundraising campaign and collected Rs 2,400,000 for the upgradation of 2…

12/26/2016

Best Wishes on Christmas

Best wishes to all the Christian Nepalis within the country and abroad for their happiness, peace, prosperity, good health, mutual goodwill, unity, brotherhood and continued progress. Hari Pratigya, Chief Editor and Naulosandesh.com family

12/25/2016

President's Christmas Day message

Kathmandu, Dec. 25: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished that Christmas, the great festival of the Christians, inspired all to build a peaceful and prosperous Nepal by promoting fraternity, love and unity among the Nepalis.       In a message given on the occasion of Christmas today, she extended hearty best…

12/25/2016

Christmas Day being marked today

KATHMANDU, Dec. 25: The Christian communities are celebrating the Christmas Day today to mark the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus Christ was born to Lady Maryam and the angel forecasted the birth of Jesus for the rescue of human beings. They have a belief that Jesus…

12/25/2016

Agro inputs to earthquake survivors

Bhaktapur, Dec. 23: Various agriculture inputs amounting to Rs 20.95 million are to be provided to earthquake-affected farmers of Bhaktapur. Noting that the earthquake had also taken toll in agriculture sector, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is providing agriculture materials in subsidy to the earthquake-affected farmers possessing red and white…

12/23/2016

Health insurance in Baitadi from today

Baitadi, Dec. 22: The first-ever registration process of health insurance has kicked off in Baitadi from today. Organizing a press conference on Wednesday, the Social Health Security Development Committee, Baitadi informed the public about the commencement of health insurance registration process. On the occasion, Committee's Executive Director Dr Hunaraj Lohoni…

12/22/2016

Udhauli festival greetings

Kathmandu, Dec. 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun have extended best wishes on the occasion of Udhauli festival today. President Bhandari, in a message on the occasion of the great festival of the Kirant people, Udhauli, wished the Kiranti brothers and sisters at home and abroad…

12/13/2016

Facebook-related crimes on rise: Police

Kathmandu, Dec. 13: Cyber crimes arising from the misuse of social networking sites like Facebook are on the rise, police said Monday. Police investigation shows that cases of phising, using fake Facebook accounts, email thieving, data hacking and blackmailing have increased. Lately, the police arrested two Nepali Facebook defrauders –…

12/13/2016

Over 1,500 dengue cases detected this year

Kathmandu, Dec. 12: The number of people infected with dengue in the Nepal has increased this year, due to the unplanned and fast urbanisation. According to the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD), under the Department of Health Services, over 1,500 people have been living with dengue positive till the…

12/12/2016

Bridge over Baulaha river collapses under truck's impact

Kawasoti, Dec. 11: A bridge over Baulaha river at Devchuli – 12 of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway collapsed this morning after a truck crashed into it. A west-bound truck (Na 6 Kha 3017) crashed into the bridge after which the bridge collapsed and dangled like a suspension bridge. The…

12/11/2016

Int’l Human Rights Day today 'Nepal’s HR situation still not satisfactory'

Kathmandu, Dec. 10: Human rights (HR) activists and defenders have said that the overall HR situation in the country was not satisfactory even after a decade of the end of the armed conflict. Talking to The Rising Nepal on Friday, they commended the way the constitution had guaranteed the rights but were…

12/10/2016

Tiger population count starts in national parks and wildlife reserves

Kathmandu, Dec. 9: The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC) has started a census of tiger population in two national parks and a wildlife reserve. The Department is starting the count of tiger population in Bardiya National Park, Banke National Park and Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve as part of…

12/09/2016

Teachers clinging on to city life to be dispatched to villages

Dang, Dec. 7: The District Education Office (DEO) Dang has vowed to send the teachers who have been clinging to the city schools to remote villages to adjust the vacant posts. Education Officer, Ramesh Prasad Mainali, said the teachers will be transferred to the villages of the district in order…

12/07/2016

‘Tharu commission should be autonomous’

Kathmandu, Dec. 5: Tharu leaders have demanded that the Tharu Commission be made into a national autonomous body that can protect the rights of the minority Tharu community. The Social Justice and Human Rights Committee Sunday held discussions with the Tharu leaders. The leaders appealed for endorsement of the bill…

12/05/2016

PM Prachanda assures of providing possible support to promote Jyapu culture

Kathmandu, Dec. 4: A team under the leadership of acting Chairman of the Jyapu Culture Development Trust, Mohan Krishna Singh, asked Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to promote Jyapu culture and provide financial aid to preserve Jyapu culture.  During the meeting at the official residence of the Prime Minister…

12/04/2016

Dr. Agrawal appointed IOM dean Dr. KC to end hunger strike

Kathmandu, Dec. 4: Senior orthopaedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) Dr. Govinda KC has agreed to end his three-week-long fast-unto-death following the appointment of Prof. Dr. Jagadish Prasad Agrawal as the dean of the Institute of Medicine (IoM) Saturday. Dr. KC will break his hunger strike Sunday morning…

12/04/2016

Call for public facilities for disabled in Dhading

Malekhu ( Dhading), Dec. 3:  No government offices in  Dhading  have so far  disabled-friendly  structures.  At an interaction programme organised Friday  by the  District Women and Children Office, Dhading among the representatives of various district-based organisations,  people  with physical disabilities  lamented that no public buildings in the district have yet…

12/03/2016

Over 8000 quake-hit families build houses

Kathmandu, Dec. 2: Amidst criticism that the government was indifferent towards rebuilding structures damaged in the devastating earthquake last year and rehabilitating the people rendered homeless, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has said that the construction of approximately 8,333 private houses had been completed by the end of November. Similarly,…

12/02/2016

LGCDP helpful to reach out to target beneficiaries

Lalitpur, Dec. 1: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) officials have said the Local Governance and Community Development Programme (LGCDP) has been effective in reaching out to the target beneficiaries. At a meeting of the national advisers' committee of the LGCDP-second phase organized by the Ministry here…

12/01/2016

Overhaul of motorable bridges along Prithvi highway starts

Damauli, Nov, 30: Repair and maintenance of around two dozen motorable bridges along the Pokhara – Kathmandu Prithvi Highway has started. The bridges that had become worn-out and weak were in desperate need for maintenance. The bridges will be recoloured and undergo tightening of the loose bolts, necessary welding and…

11/30/2016

Women set to re-enter Haji Ali dargah after 5 years

MUMBAI, Nov. 29: After five years and a series of legal battles and agitations, a group of women activists will enter the famous Haji Ali dargah here on Tuesday afternoon, an activist said. A group of around 75-80 women from all over India would visit the mausoleum of the saint…

11/29/2016

Police intercept four girls fleeing their homes

Gulmi, Nov. 29: The local authorities rescued four girls including a teenager who fled from their homes to find work. The District Police Office, Gulmi acted on a special tip off to arrest the four girls from Jogithum of Resunga Municipality – 4. The girls were allegedly headed to Butwal.…

11/29/2016

Low pressure prompts weather change, rain expected in eastern parts

Kathmandu, Nov. 28: The effect of low pressure that has developed up to 1.5 kilometres from the surface has brought about a sudden change in the weather in Nepal also.  According to the Weather Forecasting Division, especially the eastern and central regions of the country will witness cloudy conditions fur…

11/28/2016

Seven killed in jeep accident

Kawasoti, Nov. 27: Seven persons were killed and 18 others were injured when a jeep met with an accident at Batas, Bulingtar VDC-8 in Nawalparasi district late Saturday night. Bulingtar lies in the hilly part of the district.       The jeep with registration plate number Ga 1 Ja 3632 was…

11/27/2016

Adhikari elected PAN President

Kathmandu, Nov. 27: Associate professor of Tribhuvan University Dr Keshab Prasad Adhikari has been elected President of Population Association of Nepal (PAN). The 15th general assembly of the PAN also picked Dr Homnath Chalise and Dr Nepali Sah as its Vice Presidents. Likewise, Pushpa Basnet was elected General Secretary while…

11/27/2016

16-day drive against gender violence begins

Kathmandu, Nov. 26: The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence kicked off Friday with a view to raising awareness against the gender based violence. This year’s theme of the activism is ‘from peace at home to peace in the world: violence free society for sustainable development.’ Various organizations working…

11/26/2016

‘Disabled-friendly public toilets needed’

KATHMANDU, Nov. 25: Speakers at an interaction organised in the capital expressed serious concern about the lack of disabled-friendly toilets in Kathmandu Valley, which is home to nearly four million people. Kathmandu has hardly 40 public toilets in operation and none of them are disabled-friendly. Laxmi Maharjan Devkota, chairperson at…

11/25/2016

Russian dies in Pokhara ultra-light plane crash

Kathmandu, Nov. 24:A Russian national flying an ultra-light aircraft in Pokhara died when the aircraft crashed at Chapakot-6 in Bamdi village of Kaski district Wednesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Alexandar Maximov, 62. A Canadian woman Jilleni Volker, 27, who was flying in the same aircraft as a…

11/24/2016

President stresses on developing Gadhimai Temple as a religious tourism site

Bara, Nov. 23: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has spoken of the need to develop Gadhimai Temple as a religious tourism site as of the Lumbini and Pashupatinath Temple.  Addressing an assembly after offering prayers at the Gadimai Temple, a shrine at Gadhimai Municipality in Bara district today, President Bhandari urged…

11/23/2016

Historic site rebuilt in quake-hit Nepal; gov’t didn’t help

KATHMANDU, Nov. 22: A year and a half after a colossal earthquake destroyed hundreds of treasured historic sites across this mountain nation, Nepal on Tuesday celebrated the restoration of the first major one to be rebuilt — an iconic Buddhist monument topped in gold that towers above Kathmandu. One of…

11/22/2016

'NRN in facilitation role for reconstruction'

Kathmandu, Nov. 18: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) chief executive officer Sushil Gyawali Thursday said that the government would support the quake-affected families in building their houses but would not build any houses for them. His statement came amidst the mounting criticisms of the government for its failure to reconstruct…

11/18/2016

'Speed up construction of Jayaramghat bridge'

Kathmandu, Nov. 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda Wednesday expressed his concern over the delay in the construction of the Jayaramghat bridge over the Dhudhkoshi River that links Khotang with Okhaldhunga. Prime Minister Prachanda, who had been to Khotang for the inspection of the progress of the Mid-Hill Highway,…

11/17/2016

18 injured in road mishap

Nawalparasi, Nov. 16: Eighteen people were injured in a road accident at Gaindakot in Nawalparasi district along east-west highway on Tuesday night.  The incident took place when four vehicles—Na 6 Kha (3918), Na 4 Kha (6082), Lu 1 Kha 97438) and UP (57 5278) collided with each other. According to…

11/16/2016

PM's directive to make necessary arrangements to bring body of Haluwai

Kathmandu, Nov. 15: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the concerned authority to make necessary arrangement to bring the dead body of Mohamed Akbar Haluwai of Nepalgunj-4, Banke who had died in Damam of Saudi Arabia two months ago. Haluwai had been there in course of foreign employment and…

11/15/2016

Health warning message on tobacco packets inadequate

Kathmandu, Nov 13: Nepal is the first nation to introduce laws that oblige tobacco companies to give 90 per cent space of their product packets with pictorial health warning message but the laws have remained far from implementation. An international report ‘Pictorial Health Warning Massages in Tobacco Products,’ published by…

11/13/2016

Crown yet to be on display at Palace Museum

Kathmandu, Nov.12: Even seven years after the Royal Palace was turned into a museum, the government has not made public the crown of former kings and the royal scepter at the Narayanhiti Palace Museum (NPM). In February 2009, the Royal Palace was turned into a museum by the Maoist-led government.…

11/12/2016

Teenager arrested for killing girlfriend

Bhaktapur, Nov 9: A youth accused for murdering his sweetheart at his house for maintaining a relationship with a third person was arrested on Tuesday. Police arrested Muktinath Lamichane aka Resham, 19, of Okhreni of Ramechap Municipality – 1 and currently living at Bode area of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality –…

11/09/2016

Chhath concludes with ritualistic offerings to Sun God

JANAKPURDHAM, Nov 7: The Chhath festival concluded today as devotees offered Argha (curd) to the Sun God.  During the festival, the setting sun and the rising sun are worshipped and offered delicacies at the banks of the rivers and ponds across the country. The devotees thronged the Sarowar Gangasagar, Dhanusha Sagar,…

11/07/2016

New HIV cases detected in Banke

Banke, Nov. 7: HIV/AIDS has so far claimed a total of 99 lives in Banke district in mid-west Nepal. The District Public Health Office (DPHO) said that about 668 people are infected with HIV/AIDS. As many as 487 men, 368 women and 13 third gender people have been found infected…

11/07/2016

Chhath revellers worship Sun God in Kathmandu, Tarai

KATHMANDU, Nov. 6: Nepali Hindus, especially those originally from Tarai region of the nation, on Sunday celebrated the annual Chhath festival, offering prayers and worships to the setting sun. Devotees thronged river banks and ponds to offer prayers and water among others to the Sun God. Once limited to the…

11/06/2016

Chhath festival being observed

KATHMANDU, Nov.6: Chhath festival is being observed today by worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun. The festive fanfare has been seen in different parts including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupondole of the Kathmandu Valley as well. The festival is dedicated to the sun God, with offerings made to the rising…

11/06/2016

River banks, ponds decorated for Chhath

KATHMANDU, Nov. 6: All preparations for the celebration of Chhath in Kathmandu Valley are over, with special platforms for worship built on the banks of various rivers, especially the Bagmati River, and ponds, and the areas decked up with colourful lights. Chhath, the greatest festival of the Mithila community, will be celebrated…

11/06/2016

Chhath festival begins

KATHMANDU, Nov.5: Chhath festival, which began Friday, is being celebrated across the country with much fanfare. The festival will also be observed in various locations in Kathmandu Valley, including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat and Kupondole. This festival is dedicated to the sun, with offerings of prasad and argha made to the rising…

11/05/2016

Auspicious hour for the bhai tika is at 11:52 am

KATHMANDU, Nov. 1: The auspicious hour for the bhai tika this tihar is today at 11:52 am, according to the Nepal Calendar Fixation Committee. The tika ceremony can however take place throughout the day, said the Committee Chair Dr Ram Chandra Gautam.   Decorating homes with colourful lights, flowers and…

11/01/2016

Laxmi Puja today

Kathmandu, Oct 30: On the third day of the Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshipped with jubilation and various religious rituals throughout the country in the evening in accordance with time honoured tradition. Laxmi Puja or worship to the Goddess of wealth is being celebrated in every…

10/30/2016

Nepal striving for self-sufficiency in rice

Kathmandu, Oct. 25: Secretary at the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) Uday Chandra Thakur Monday said that the government had accorded priority to increasing productivity and production of paddy to make the country self-reliant in rice production within two years. “The ministry  and its concerned bodies are implementing various agricultural…

10/25/2016

Haji Ali Dargah to allow entry of women

NEW DELHI, Oct. 25: In a victory for equal right to worship for women, the Haji Ali Dargah Trust (India) on Monday conceded before the Supreme Court of India that it has resolved to allow women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of the famed dargah in Mumbai “at par with men”.…

10/25/2016

Launch of Sri Jawed Ashraf’s book ‘A Day in the Life of Kathmandu’

KATHMANDU, Oct. 25; The famous Coffee Table Book ‘A Day in the Life of Kathmandu’, a compilation of photographs by Shri Jawed Ashraf, was launched today by Foreign Minister Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat and Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae amid a function organized by Embassy of India, Kathmandu on 24th October…

10/25/2016

'Number of children suffering from malnutrition high'

Kathmandu, Oct 23: Most of children under five in the Kathmandu Valley suffer from one or another form of malnutrition, said a study. The preliminary observation conducted during regular Vitamin A campaign showed that only a nominal number of children from six months to five years of age meet the…

10/23/2016

Ambassador Ray inaugurates Indian supported projects

KATHMANDU : On October 2, 2016, the 147th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Ambassador of India Shri Ranjit Ray inaugurated the newly constructed school building for Shree Gandhi Adarsha Higher Secondary School at Gothatar, Kathmandu and a health camp organized by Gandhi Global Family for free screening and treatment of Diabetes Mellitis in Gothatar  in…

10/22/2016

'Measures to control dengue disease not enough'

Kathmandu, Oct. 19: Measures adopted by the government to curb the deadly disease, dengue, are not enough to control it, experts say. They have pointed at the unexpected spread of the disease in highly endemic areas of Chitwan district as the latest evidence. Although the period between mid-October and mid-November…

10/19/2016

Best wishes-Best wishes on BIJAYADASHAIN

Best wishes to all HUMAN BEINGS within the country and outside on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival 2073 BS. Hari Pratigya, Chief Editor &   Naulosandesh.com family

10/12/2016

President offers tika to general public

KATHMANDU, Oct 11:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered tika to general public at the Shital Niwas on the auspicious occasion of Bada Dashain on Tuesday. The President started offering tika from 2 pm onwards. The President also offered tika to Chief Justice Sushila Karki. President Bhandari has offered tika to…

10/12/2016

Prez Bhandari extends Vijaya Dashami greetings

10/12/2016

PM Dahal appeals for unity in his Vijaya Dashami message

KATHMANDU,Oct. 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has extended hearty best wishes to all the Nepali sisters and brothers within the country and outside on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival 2073 BS.  In a message on Tuesday, PM Dahal has wished for the peace, happiness, good health and…

10/12/2016

President observes Fulpati feu-de-joie

Kathmandu, Oct 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari observed the Fulpati feu-de-joie presented by the Nepalese Army as part of the Bada Dasain festival at the army pavilion at Tundikhel here this afternoon. On the occasion, different units of the Nepalese Army opened rifle and cannon salvoes in celebration. They also…

10/09/2016

At least 50 hurt in Tanahu bus accident

Damauli, Oct 6: A least 50 people were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Amreni of Byas Municipality-1, Tahanu today.  A bus (Ga 1 Kha 4153) en route to Damauli from Muglin veered off the road and fell into a paddy field. Overtaking was suspected as…

10/06/2016

Less complaints filed at help desks: Police

Kathmandu, Oct. 5: Citizens’ Help Desks (CHDs) that were established ahead of the festive seasons are receiving less public complaints than what the police had expected. The Nepal Police in the wake of the festive mood of Dashain, Tihar and Chhath had set up nine CHDs at major junctions of…

10/05/2016

Animal sacrifice can never be religion

Pokhara, Oct 3: Speakers at a programme held on the occasion of the International Day of Non- Violence expressed a joint commitment to discourage animal sacrifices in temples and religious shrines in name of religion. During the interaction on minimizing the scale of animal sacrifices held by Woman for Social…

10/03/2016

Energy crisis major setback for urban development

Kathmandu, Sept. 30:Experts have raised concerns about inadequate infrastructures and amenities in sprawling urban areas. Speaking at a talk programme on ‘Urban challenges and the role of private sector in Nepal’, they said that the new urban areas should be developed in a planned manner and should be equipped with…

09/30/2016

Policeman held on charge of raping mentally ill woman

   Dhangadi, Sept 24:  Police have arrested a policeman for allegedly raping a mentally challenged woman at Campus Chowk in Dhangadi district.   According to the District Police Office (DPO) , Dhangadi, Gaursingh Faral, allegedly raped the woman taking her to a nearby bush on Friday.   The locals caught…

09/24/2016

Bakar-Eid today

Kathmandu, Sept. 13: The Muslims community across the country are observing the Bakar-Eid with much fanfare Tuesday. The Muslims people visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, observed Namaj and exchange greetings to each others in the festival.  The festival falls on the 70th day of the Ramadan, the nine…

09/13/2016


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