PM urges UN to increase Nepali quota for high-level posts in UN missions

Sher Bahadur Deuwa

Kathmandu / Sept. 24: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has made an official request with the United Nations to increase the Nepali participation in higher ranks of UN peacekeeping operations based on the number of Nepal Army deployed in the UN missions. PM made such request during his visit with the United Nations Secretary-General António […]

Financial irregularities reported in Budigandaki hydro power: PAC Chairman Upadhyaya

Budi Gandaki

Kathmandu / Sept. 22: The Public Account Committee Chairman Dor Prasad Upadhyaya has said the concerned authorities involved in the financial irregularities of Budigandaki hydro power should be booked as per the existing laws. Speaking at an interaction programme in the Capital on Friday, PAC Chairman Upadhyaya lamented that the former Energy Minister Janardan Sharma […]

Crackdown on festive drink-driving launched

Traffic Movement

Kathmandu / Sept. 20 : With the festive season around the corner, police have launched a crackdown on drunk drivers. Police Commissioner AIG Jaya Bahadur Chand said cops, both in uniform and civvies equipped with breathalysers, were deployed in all transits to Kathmandu Valley, including Nagdhunga, Pharping, Jagati and Mudkhu, to catch any one driving […]

Over 5,000 police personnel to be deployed in Valley for Dashain

Kathmandu / Sept. 20: Metropolitan Police Office, Ranipokhari, Kathmandu, has decided to deploy 5,437 personnel in Kathmandu Valley for Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals. The office has decided to deploy the security personnel to curb theft, robbery and human trafficking, among other criminal activities. During a press conference organised in the Capital on Wednesday, AIG […]

Nepalgunj reels under air traffic jam

Buddha Airlines

Banke / Sept. 19: The Nepalgunj airport has been facing an unprecedented air traffic jam with a surge in the number of inbound and outbound flights. The airport is currently serving 10 flights to Kathmandu and 20 flights to Karnali region in a day which has resulted in air traffic congestion. The flights landing at […]

Dr KC to stage 12th hunger strike from October 6


Kathmandu / Sept. 19: Dr Govinda KC has warned of staging another round of hunger strike starting October 6. This will be the 12th hunger strike of the agitating doctor who has long been demanding end of anomalies in the country’s health education and medical sector. This time Dr KC has put forth four demands: […]

Traffic police plans stringent checks during festivals

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Kathmandu / Sept 18: The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is to make the checks against drunk driving stringent during the festivals as Dashain, Tihar and Chhath among others. The MTPD is intensifying the checking as well as making it stern citing that many people tend to drive after taking liquor during the festivals which increases […]

67 metric tonnes of garbage collected from major rivers of Kathmandu valley

Bagmati cleaning Campaign

Kathmandu / Sept. 16: A total of 67 metric tonnes of garbage was collected major rivers of Kathmandu valley on Saturday. Seven metrics tonnes of solid waste was managed from the Baneshwor Campus areas while cleaning the Bagmati River as the part of the Bagmati River Clean-Up campaign that entered the 227th week on Saturday. […]

NRNA Japan to support construct structure in TIA


Tokyo / Sept. 15: The Non-Resident Nepalis Association (NRNA) Japan is to support in the construction of physical infrastructures at the Tribhuvan International Airport. The first meeting of the new working committee of the NRNA Japan has decided to help construct a public toilet at the international airport as immediate assistance. NRNA Japan president Tansibadi […]

Buddha Air begins flights to Bharatpur and Bhairahawa from Pokhara

Buddha Airlines

Pokhara / Sept. 15: Buddha Air has started its direct flights to Bharatpur and Bhairahawa from Pokhara from today. The private airline company’s first flight to Bharatpur took off at 10 this morning from Pokhara while another aircraft flew to Bhairahawa at 11:22 am, according to Buddha Air’s Station Manager, Gautam Baral. The aircraft would […]

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