Thapaliya expelled for fleecing foreign job aspirants

Labor, Foreign Employment

Kathmandu / Jan 12: Nepal Progressive Foreign Employment Entrepreneurs Forum has expelled Proprietor of Immigration Security Clearance (ISC), Govinda Thapaliya, terminating his membership of the Forum. Forum’s General Secretary Rajendra Bhandari informed that Thapaliya was taken action because of his involvement in fleecing the workers aspiring jobs in Malaysia. He was taking Rs 3,200 from […]

Top leaders stress on national unity on Prithvi Jayanti

Prithivi Narayan Shah

Kathmandu / Jan 11: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has hosted a tea reception and greetings exchange programme at Bhrikutimandap in the capital on Wednesday to mark the 295th Prithvi Jayanti and National Unity Day. Present on the occasion were the leaders of different political parties including Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Centre), Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum […]

Trilateral trade partnership needed for economic development: PM Dahal


Kathmandu / Jan 11: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said trilateral trade partnership was necessary to boost economic development in Nepal. Inaugurating the 66th annual general meeting of Nepal Chamber of Commerce here Wednesday, PM Dahal said Nepal would benefit most if the trilateral trade partnership was established. “Government is ready to revive sick […]

Ex-King Gyanendra calls for unity to build prosperous Nepal

Former King Gyanendra Shah speaking

Kathmandu / Jan 10: Former King Gyanendra Shah has called all Nepalis to unite to protect Nepal’s existence, dignity and pride and to build stable, peaceful and prosperous Nepal. Issuing a press statement on Tuesday, the former King said that nationality, unity and social harmony of the country were received as a result of struggle […]

Tourism promotion programme held in Thailand


Kathmandu / Jan 9: The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok and the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Phuket jointly organised a tourism promotion programme in Phuket, one of the beautiful tourist destinations in Thailand, on 5 January, said Nepali Embassy in Thailand. Non-Resident Nepali Association and Thai-Nepali Association in Phuket also contributed to coordinate the programme. […]

RPP demands public holiday on Prithvi Jayanti

Prithivi Narayan Shah

Kathmandu / Jan 8: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has demanded a public holiday on Push 27, the birth anniversary of King Prithvi Narayan, the unifier of modern Nepal. A party delegation led by Chief Whip Dilnath Giri that reached the President’s official residence, Shital Niwas Sunday to invite President Bidya Devi Bhandari to the […]

Energy Minister says power inevitable for country’s economic prosperity


Rautahat / Jan 7: Energy Minister Janardan Sharma has said energy is imperative for the economic prosperity of the country. Laying the foundation stone for the construction of a sub-station of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) at Pataura, Maulapur-3 of Rautahat district on Saturday, he said there is no alternative to the development of hydroelectricity for […]

Five litterbugs dumping trash in Bagmati booked, RS 20,000 fined

Bagmati cleaning Campaign

Kathmandu / Jan 7: Authorities have arrested five persons for throwing trashes into the Bagmati River at Til Ganga on Saturday. They have been fined Rs 5,000 each for their untoward action, according to the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Town Police. Under the Waste Management Act-2068, those found guilty of disposing garbage in prohibited zones faces […]

ICU beds increased from 18 to 52 at Kanti Children’s Hospital


Kathmandu / Jan 6: The number of ICU bed at Kanti Children’s Hospital has been increased from 18 to 52. The facility will relieve of the compulsion for the people coming from different parts of the country to visit private hospitals for want of adequate beds in the hospital. The facility came into operation following […]

Number of Himalayan blue sheep on rise at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve


Baglung / Jan 6: Number of Himalayan blue sheep has increased at Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve. There are 2,202 Himalayan blue sheep in the Reserve, according to the census carried out by the Reserve Office this year. A total of 1,648 Himalayan blue sheep were found in course of census carried out five years ago. The […]

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