Five members of a single family fall ill after consuming toxic mushroom

Bhojpur, June 29: Five members of a single family have taken ill after consuming poisonous mushroom at Siddheshwor-4 in the district on Tuesday. Of the victims—Sabitra Khadka and her children Urmila, Pabitra, Bishal and Himal—the...

House meeting postponed for today

Kathmandu, June 29: The meeting of the Legislature-Parliament scheduled for 5 pm on Tuesday has been postponed for 11 am on Wednesday. A notice has been issued to this effect after the major parties failed to reach a consensus regarding...

Urgency Of Elections

  Periodic elections are envisioned by the Constitution of Nepal alongside such fundamental aspects of people’s competitive multiparty democratic system as civil liberties and rights, adult franchise, free press, independent...

Balanced Development

  One of the essential components of good governance is decentralisation, which works to achieve balanced development of a nation. A democratic system seeks to deliver the fruits of development to all citizens in a fair, equal...

Driver gets two-year sentence

Tamghas (Gulmi), June 29: The District Court has handed down a two-year prison sentence to a driver convicted of causing a bus accident due to his negligence. A single bench of Judge Matrika Prasad Marasini ruled against Sridhar Pandey, 25, of Argali-2...

Nepal-Japan political consultation from today

Kathmandu, June 29: A meeting of Japan-Nepal Political Consultation between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the countries is to take place in Kathmandu on June 29. The meeting between high level officials of both the countries is said to concentrate...

UK business in limbo in face of years of Brexit uncertainty

LONDON, June 28 (AP) — The impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union was swift and painful for Ed Bussey's small tech firm in London. The founder and CEO of Quill, an online content company, had been looking to fill a software...

Kremlin says it will take time to mend ties with Turkey

MOSCOW, June 28 (AP) — The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday it will take time to mend ties with Turkey after the November downing of a Russian military jet. Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter of formal apology to Putin...

Not Symbolism But Action

  Hira Bahadur Thapa   The area of nuclear nonproliferation is one where real progress is missing. In 2009, the world was euphoric because of President Obama’s...

Elections Will Ensure Statute’s Merit

  Narayan Upadhyay   Free and fair elections are indeed an important part of a democratic society. The people’s mandate is the sublime aspect of any democratic...

Govt team arrives in Mustang for mine research

Mustang, June 28: A government team arrived in Mustang on Monday to carry out a study on possible fuel and salt mines.  The 22-member team headed by Industry Minister, Som...

Bhojpur transport entrepreneurs announce service closure

Bhojpur, June 28: Transport entrepreneurs in Bhojpur have announced the closure of their services for an indefinite period, stating poor road conditions during rain and negligence...

Eiffel Tower shut for day, victim of French labor standoff

PARIS, June 28 (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has closed for the day, victim of nationwide protests over a bill reforming labor laws. The company that runs France's most famous...

Son kills mother over domestic dispute

Damak, June 27: A son killed his own mother with a dagger over a domestic quarrel at Prithvi Nagar in Jhapa today. Desh Raj Tamang, 24, of Prithvi Nagar VDC – 2 attacked...

Khanal lays foundation stone for weightlifting academy building

Nepalgunj, June 28: Former Prime Minister and CPN (UML) senior leader, Jhalanath Khanal, today laid the foundation stone for the construction of a weightlifting academy building...

Ronaldo aims for Euro record but faces tough Polish defense

MARSEILLE, France, June 28 (AP) — If Cristiano Ronaldo is to send Portugal to the semifinals and match Michel Platini's all-time European Championship scoring record,...

28 stolen water tanks seized

Dang, June 29: Police have confiscated 28 stolen water tanks from Naya Basti in Tulsipur, Dang. Police acting on a tip off raided some houses in the area and made the confiscation....

INSEC, Bhaktapur receives 120 cases of human rights violation in six months

Bhaktapur, June 29: The Bhaktapur branch of the Informal Sector Service Centre (INSEC) Nepal has received a total of 120 incidents of human rights violation in the past six months. The...

'There should be no compromise with quality veterinary services'

Dr. Sital Kaji Shrestha has been elected as a president of Nepal Veterinary Association (NVA), an umbrella organization of Nepalese...

Road safety week begins

Kathmandu, May 8: The Road Safety Week aimed at minimising the rate of traffic accidents has begun nationwide from today. The event is jointly organised by Nepal Red Cross Society...

Copyright © 2014, Gorkhapatraonline.com. All rights reserved. | Developed by: Young Minds