Foundation stone laid for bridge in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, Dec 17: A bridge linking Madhyapur Municipality-4 in Thimi and Suryabinayak Municiplaity-4 in Dhadhikot has been inaugurated here today. Lawmaker Mahesh Basnet laid the foundation stone for the bridge to be built over the...

Flood-swept rhinos brought back to Nepal

Chitwan, Dec 17: The world’s rare wildlife, one-horned rhino, has been brought back to its home on boat. The female rhino aged around 20, which was swept away by flooded Rapti River last year, has been brought back to Chitwan National...

Road Accidents Galore

At least 20 people died while dozens of others sustained injuries, when a mini-truck on its way to Ghyangphedi from Samundratar of Nuwakot district fell about 400 meters down the road on Friday evening. A day earlier, five persons...

National Security

Nepal is now experiencing peace following the conclusion of long-drawn transition. The country is now on course to implement federal system in the aftermath of the three-tier elections last year. For a decade, it came under the onslaught...

Three men die from 'alcohol poisoning' in Rukum

Rukum (West), Dec 17: Three people were suspected to have died in Rukum (West) areas from consumption of tainted alcohol, said the District Police Office (DPO), Rukum (West). The deceased are Khambu Kami, 63, of Sanabheri Rural Municipality-9, Maman...

Blacktopping Puraina-Suiya Bagauda road under Postal Highway begins

Nepalgunj, Dec 17: Blacktopping the 44.6 kilometers Puraina-Suiya Bagauda under the Postal Highway has begun. The first phase of blacktopping one and a half kilometers road has been complete, said engineer Tulasiram Bhandari.  The task of covering...

Supreme Court backs Modi over Rafale jet deal

NEW DELHI, Dec 14, 2018 (AFP) - India's Supreme Court dismissed Friday calls for an investigation into a controversial French fighter jet deal, in a move seen as a boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  The 2016 multi-billion dollar deal between...

Despite Trump's appeals, executions declining in the US

WASHINGTON, Dec 14, 2018 (AFP) - Despite President Donald Trump's appeals for increased use of the death penalty, its application has declined in the United States, with executions and sentences at historically low levels.  Twenty-five people...

Europe In Disarray

Richard N. Haass It was not all that long ago – just a few years, as hard as that it is to believe – that Europe appeared to be the part of the world most closely...

Efforts To Contain Malaria In Nepal

Balaram Chaulagain Nepal’s malaria control programme began in 1954 AD with support from the United States. Initially, the programme was launched only in the Terai belt of...

Millennium Trek being revived

Pokhara, Dec 14: Efforts have been initiated to revive the Millennium Trekking Route when the trend of trekking routes shortening due to the construction of motorable roads has...

Luxury resort ready to welcome guests at Bhumahi

Parasi, Dec 14: A luxury resort has come into operation at Bhumahi, Sunawal-12 in west Nawalparasi.  The Nature Ray River View Resort was constructed by local entrepreneur...

GMT president Gurung instructs to halt construction of Gorkha Memorial

Kathmandu, Dec 13: President of the Gorkha Memorial Trust Padam Bahadur Gurung has given direction to halt the construction works of the Gorkha Memorial being built at Salmedanda...

Local level decides to build Lepcha museum in Ilam

Mangalbare, Dec 12: A museum is to be set up at the Rong rural municipality in Ilam to protect the culture of the indigenous Lepcha people facing the risk of extinction. The local...

Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division Football: Police trounce Friends Club

Kathmandu, Dec 14: The departmental team, Nepal Police Club, thrashed Friends Club, five goals to nil, in the first game held under the ongoing Martyrs Memorial ‘A’...

EPL cricket championship: Chitwan hits first win

Kathmandu, Dec 14: Chitwan Tigers has registered its first win in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) T-20 Cricket Championship by defeating Biratnagar Warriors, the defending...

Truck knocks down a pedestrian

Chitwan, Dec 17: A pedestrian died when a truck hit him at Bhateri along the Narayangarh-Muglin road section this morning. A man, aged around 30, died when the truck (PN 88 A)...

Parliamentarian Shrestha institutes revolving fund

Damauli, Dec 17: Member of House of Representatives from Tanahun Krishna Kumar Shrestha has instituted a revolving fund for a community school. He had set up the fund of Rs 50,000...

Connectivity and investment key agenda of BIMSTEC Summit: Foreign Minister Gyawali

Nepal is holding the fourth Summit of BIMSTEC next week. The regional body is expected to discuss various issues pertaining to connectivity,...

Gulf crisis will not affect World Cup 2022: Ambassador Al-hail

Yousef Bin Mohammed Al-Hail is Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. He assumed his post in...

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