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SC reopens Puja Bohara rape case

Supreme Court

Kathmandu / Dec 21: The Supreme Court (SC) has summoned the accused involved in allegedly raping Puja Bohara of Baitadi. The apex court decided to reopen the case two years after the controversial acquittal of the accused by the then appellate court of Dipayal. A division bench of SC justices Sharada Prasad Ghimire and Prakash […]


Prez urges parties to reach agreement

President Visit

Kathmandu / Dec 20: President Bidya Devi Bhandari urged political parties to reach an agreement on National Assembly Election system. “A common agreement will help all to find a way out to endorse the Ordinance,” Madhav Sharma, the President’s press coordinator quoted Bhandari as saying. The President had expressed her views during a meetign with […]


NOC hikes price of petroleum products for second time in 11 days

Nepal Oil Corporation

Kathmandu / Dec 19: The Nepal Oil Corporation has once again hiked the price of petroleum products for the second time in 11 days. NOC has hiked one rupee in petrol, diesel and kerosene. Following the increment, the petrol will cost Rs 101 per liter whereas the price of diesel and kerosene will be Rs […]


Campaign to dismantle Chhaupadi sheds launched in Kanchanpur

Chaupadi

Kanchanput / Dec 19: A campaign has been launched recently to dismantle Chhaupadi sheds throughout the Bedkot Municipality of Kanchanpur district. The campaign initiated by the Conflict Victim and Single Women Development Centre, a local NGO, in coordination with Bedkot ward office, dismantled more than four dozens Chhaupadi sheds in wards 1 and 2 of […]


Over 11, 000 kids malnourished in Mahottari

children-jajarkot

chilMahottari / Dec 18 : The District Public Health Office, Mahottari, has started the children’s nutrition programme after 11,000 kids in Mahottari district were found suffering from malnutrition. Under the programme, fortified food is being distributed to the vulnerable children in the district. Acute malnutrition has been seen in 1,888 children and complex type of […]


Paddy production highest in seven years

Paddy Field

Khotang / Dec 18: For the second year, paddy production has increased in Khotang. Last year, the district produced 28,536 metric tones of paddy, which increased by 13 per cent this year to 33,444 metric tones. Sufficient rainfall, no pests and other natural disasters have contributed to the rise in paddy, Kalananda Mandal of District […]


Pokhara Lekhnath metropolis to have well-equipped park

Ratnapark

Pokhara / Dec 17: Construction of a well-equipped park has begun at Ramghat in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City. The project that costs around Rs 4 million will be built on seven ropanis of land on the initiative of Antar Samaj Federation Nepal. The land was provided by the Western Regional Hospital. The park will have free […]


PM congratulates Nepali Cricket Team

Cricket ground

Kathmandu / Dec 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday congratulated the Nepal Cricket Team after they won (ACC U-16) the Eastern Regional Tournament held in Terdthai, Thailand. Prime Minister Deuba’s personal secretary Badri Prasad Tiwari shared that the PM extended his happiness over the victory. PM further termed that the Nepali team’s victory […]


8-MW-Cascade set to produce electricity within December

hydropower project

Ilam / Dec 16: The construction work of 8-megawatt-cascade of Rs 1.20 billion Himal Dolakha Hydropower Cascade Project in Godak and Ragapani of Ilam Municipality has reached its final stage, officials informed. “The construction works have accelerated with the intent of producing electricity within December-end,” Rup Mani Rajbhandari, Chief Executive Officer of the Project said, […]


Govt prepares proposals under BRI

One belt one road

Kathmandu / Dec 15: The government has prepared development proposals under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). As Nepal has consented to the BRI, preparations were underway to forward the proposals for discussions in line with the interests of both Nepal and China, said undersecretary at the Finance Ministry Yubraj Pandey. The proposals prioritise Kerung-Kathmandu-Pokhara-Lumbini […]




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