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Tourists start to bustle in Chitwan

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan / Aug. 25: Sauraha, a popular tourist destination, which had seen a sharp decline in the flow of tourists following the recent flood incidents, have started witnessing increase in the number of tourists. Of a total 110 hotels in the locality that came across the brunt of inundation the locality following August 13 flood, […]


NC lawmaker Thapa demands annulment of affiliation to Nat’l Medical College

Gagan Thapa

Kathmandu / Aug. 24: Nepali Congress lawmaker Gagan Thapa has tabled a proposal of immediate public importance at the Parliament Secretariat on Thursday demanding annulment of affiliation granted to the National Medical College by the Tribhuvan University. The proposal was seconded by lawmaker duo Shyam Kumar Shrestha and Rukmani Chaudhary. In the proposal, leader Thapa, […]


Women have opportunity from parliament to local level-President

President Visit

Bhaktapur / Aug. 22: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that opportunities have now come before the women from the parliament to local level. Addressing the closing ceremony of Shrawani fair organized by Doleswor Temple Protection and Development Committee at Suryabinayak municipality-4, Sipadole today, President Bhandari said, “Opportunity has come to women. It is the […]


NRNA America, Canada chapters to provide relief to flood survivors

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Kathmandu / Aug. 21: Under the joint efforts of Regional Coordinator of International Coordination Council of the Non-Resident Nepali Association for Americas Sonam Lama and NRNA ICC Deputy Regional Coordinator for Americas AC Sherpa, NRN National Coordination Council USA and NRNA NCC Canada have raised over US$50,000 to help flood victims in Nepal. Bed Raj […]


Joshi to be decorated with ‘Literary Century Person’ title

Kathmandu / Aug. 20:The Government is set to honour language and culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi with the ‘Literary Century Person’ title. The 98-year-old is being decorated with the title amidst a function being held in the capital on Tuesday. The decision to this end was made by the Council of Ministers in May earlier […]


Rain affects Upper Tamakoshi works, cost expected to rise

hydropower project

Charikot / Aug. 20: Monsoon rain coupled with other factors have affected the construction works of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project. Repercussion of rainfall, ongoing upgradation of Lamo Shaghu-Jiri road section and the rise and fall of US Dollars among others have been reasoned to have affected the construction process, while also increasing the cost of […]


FNJ general convention calendar out

FNJ Office

Kathmandu / Aug. 19: The general convention calendar of the Federation of Nepali Journalists has been made public. According to the calendar, name list of voters will be published at 10 am on Saturday. The time between 10.00 am to 12.00 noon the same day is set for protesting the voters’ name list if any, […]


Low-pressure monsoon causing rainfall

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 circle has gradually weakened […]


One-horned rhino rescued unharmed from Indian village

Rhino image

Kathmandu / Aug. 18: The rare one-horned rhino which was swept by a swollen river to India has been rescued unharmed. The female rhino of estimated two and a half years was rescued yesterday and brought back to its habitat in Chitwan Naitonal Park (CNP) on a truck today, Information Official and Assistant Conservation Official […]


International conference on ARFF kicks off

nepal-airport

Kathmandu / Aug. 16: An international conference on ‘Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)’ has begun in the capital city on Wednesday. ARFF America and Nepal Rescue and Fighters’ Association have jointly organised the conference under the slogan ‘Aviation Growth, Challenge and ARFF Dynamics’. Discussion would be held on the issue of safe air transport […]




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