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Morales narrowly wins first round in Bolivia election, faces run-off access_timeOctober 21

LA PAZ –Evo Morales, seeking a controversial fourth term, led Bolivia's presidential election race Sunday but faces a historic second round run-off against opposition rival Carlos Mesa, partial results announced by electoral authorities showe...

6.4-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu coast access_timeOctober 21

SYDNEY–An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck roughly 54 km from the coast of Vanuatu around 2:00 p.m. local time (0300 GMT) on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter, with a depth of 226.08 km, was initially determined ...

Vice President Pun urges young Nepali scientists abroad to return Nepal access_timeOctober 21

Kathmandu–Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has appealed the young Nepali scientists who were working or studying abroad to return to their home country. Inaugurating the three-day International youth Scientists Summit here today, VP Pun argued th...

President Bhandari and Japanese PM hold talks access_timeOctober 21

Tokyo,Japan– The meeting between President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held at State Guest House, Akasaka Palace in Tokyo, Japan today morning centred about Japanese support in Nepal's economic development....

FNJ condemns defamation against journalist Dhungana access_timeOctober 21

Kathmandu–The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has drawn serious attention towards the incident of embarrassment against FNJ Achham chapter's Deputy-Secretary and correspondent of Kantipur Daily, Menaka Dhungana. Dhungana was hurled der...

Monkey menace in Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City access_timeOctober 21

Banke–People of Nepalgunj, who have been reading and watching news related to monkey menace in the hilly areas, are now themselves grappling with the problem. Monkeys have unleashed terror in Jayaspur of the Sub-metropolitan City. The locals o...

Three arrested with machine used for printing fake currency notes access_timeOctober 21

Kathmandu–Nepal Police have arrested three people along with appliance used for printing fake currency bills. A police team from the Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha arrested 26-year-old Rajan Pariyar, 35-year-old Santosh Nepali and 21-year-old...

Drinking water project completed after 23 years access_timeOctober 21

Parbat–A drinking water scheme operated at Bihadi rural municipality in southern Parbat has been completed after a hiatus of 23 years. The Lise Gairha drinking water and sanitation scheme which was initiated to provide drinking water service to t...

15-bed hospital to be established in Falamesanghu access_timeOctober 21

Banepa–A 15-bed hospital is to be established at Roshi rural municipality-1, Falamesanghu. The 38th meeting of the Roshi municipal executive on Sunday took the decision in line with the constitutional provision mandating each local government to ...

MBBS and BDS seat numbers determined access_timeOctober 21

Kathmandu–The Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has determined the number of seats for Bachelor of Medicines, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) under the medical education. The Council has determined new seats for medic...

President Bhandari and Japanese PM Abe meet access_timeOctober 21

Japan– President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe held a meeting at State Guest House Akasaka Palace in Tokyo this morning. Also present on the occasion were Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Foreign Secretary Shanker D...

Longest non-stop passenger flight arrives in Sydney access_timeOctober 20

SYDNEY–The longest non-stop passenger flight touched down in Australia Sunday morning after more than 19 hours in the air, a milestone journey from New York that Qantas hopes to parlay into commercial success. Qantas flight QF7879 took 19 hours a...

Kuwaiti PM's visit to Egypt to boost ties: official access_timeOctober 20

KUWAIT CITY–Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah's upcoming visit to Egypt will further boost bilateral ties, Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said on Saturday. The two-day visit from Sund...

Himalaya Airlines to operate direct flight to Beijing from Oct 27 access_timeOctober 20

Kathmandu–The Himalaya Airlines will be conducting direct flight between Kathmandu and Beijing from October 27. All preparations in this connection were already put in place by this private airline with Nepal-China joint venture, according to the...

Fire erupted from parked bus damages three vehicles access_timeOctober 20

Lalitpur– Two buses were completely damaged and one suffered a partial damage by a fire that broke out all of a sudden from inside a parked bus at Sinchai Hiti of Lalitpur metropolis-13 today. According to Metropolitan Police Circle, Satdobato...

Light rain forecast at few places access_timeOctober 20

Kathmandu–The impact of westerly wind caused generally to mostly cloudy across the country today, leaving the possibility of light rainfall at few places. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, light rain is likely to occur at f...

Nepali worker dies in Malaysia access_timeOctober 20

Tulsipur– A Nepali worker died in Malaysia on October 16. Mohan KC, 42, from Baghmare of rural municipality-2 in Dang who reportedly collapsed on the Day of Bijaya Dashami had been taken to a hospital and breathed his last amidst the treatment at...

Woman killed access_timeOctober 20

Bhojpur– A woman from Ward No 3 of Shadanand municipality in the district has been killed. The District Police Office here informed that Kalpana Rai, 28, was murdered using sharp weapon while she was returning home after watching sports competiti...

PM Oli leading Nepali delegation to NAM Summit access_timeOctober 20

Kathmandu–Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will be leading the Nepali delegation to the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) being held in Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan from 25 to 26 of October 2019. Prime Mi...

Joint border patrol by Nepal-India security persons access_timeOctober 20

Kanchanpur–Border security forces of Nepal and India have begun a joint patrol in the southern region of Kanchanpur in order to check criminal activities in the Indo-Nepal border area. The patrol began on Saturday, considering the upcoming Tih...