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One killed, two injured in road mishap access_timeApril 18

Bhaktapur– A person, who was injured in road accident at Suryabinayak municipality-10 at 12:45 am today, died in course of treatment. The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Bhandari, 34, of Chautara Sangachowk municipality-3 in Sindhupalchowk...

Nepal's participation in space a glory –Vice President access_timeApril 18

Kathmandu– Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said it was a matter of pride and happiness for Nepal to participate in the space. Issuing a message today on the occasion of the launching of Nepal's first-ever satellite 'Nepal Sat-1...

High alert can reduce lightning risks, experts say access_timeApril 18

Chitwan–Experts have stressed the need to keep high alerts during the time of lightning to prevent loss of lives and properties. Generally lightning brings higher risks in Nepal during the period from April to June. Dr Sriram Sharma, who did h...

8th National Games: sports infrastructure development in full swing in Banke access_timeApril 18

Ranjha–Well-equipped sports infrastructures have been developed in Banke at the investment of Rs 480 million in view of the 8th National Games. Among the sports infrastructures recently developed include sophisticated football ground, swimming...

Two dead in separate road mishaps access_timeApril 18

Muglin– Two persons died in separate road mishaps occurred in Chitwan last night. Resham Bahadur Gurung, 37, of Ichhakamana rural municipality died when a truck (Ba 4 Kha 8176) en route to central bus park from Aanptari hit his motorbike (Ba...

Jeep accident leaves driver dead access_timeApril 18

Bejhad–A jeep accident occurred at Tahun Deurali in Rambha rural municipality left its driver dead. Lal Bahadur Sinjali, 30, who has been living at rural municipality-2, Foksingkot Surumdanda died at 8.00 last night while undergoing treatment at ...

Senior journalist Pushkar Lal Shrestha passes away access_timeApril 17

Kathmandu–Senior journalist and Kamana News Publication’s founding chair Pushkar Lal Shrestha passed away today. He was 60. He died amidst the treatment at local Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital. He had a problem in his nos...

Woman killed by lightning strike access_timeApril 17

Gaighat, Udayapur– A woman was killed by lightning strike at Katari municipality-8 in Udayapur district on Tuesday night. The deceased, local resident Kalimaya Ale, was sitting at her house when the disaster occurred, said the police. A storm ...

We will further strengthen local governments: Minister Bista access_timeApril 17

Galkot– Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista, has said the present government was vigorously working to further strengthen the local government. Speaking in a reception organised by the Galkot municipality of Bagl...

Government maintains peace, security: claims Home Minister access_timeApril 17

Hetauda, Makawanpur–Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has claimed that the incumbent government has maintained peace and security effectively by controlling the factors against the constitution and the state. The government is committed to peace...

KMC launches free checkup services to senior citizens access_timeApril 17

Kathmandu–The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun free checkup services targeting senior citizens receiving social security allowances. The mayor free health checkup service has begun from ward 15 of KMC. The senior citizens receiving ...

Water crisis threatens wildlife in national park access_timeApril 17

Banke–Drying up of water sources has posed a threat to wildlife in the Banke National Park. The national park however was established some nine years ago for the expansion of the habitat of wild cat. Number of tigers has crossed 21 in the nationa...

Minor dies falling off bus access_timeApril 17

Inruwa–A minor died after falling off a commuter bus at Koshi rural municipality-8, Bhantabari area on Tuesday. The deceased is identified as Nur Salam, a 10-year-old son of local Yusuf Miya, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Gyanendra P...

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO access_timeApril 16

 GENEVA–Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the UN said Monday, as concern grows over the impact of anti-vaccination stigma. Measles, which is highly contagio...

At least 5 killed, 17 missing in heavy rains, floods in western Afghanistan access_timeApril 16

 HERAT, Afghanistan–At least five people were killed and 17 others went missing after heavy rains and floods hit Afghanistan's western province of Herat, a local official said Tuesday. "Five people were killed and 17 others went ...

Notre-Dame fire under control, Macron vows to rebuild access_timeApril 16

 PARIS– A raging fire that tore through Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris was under control early Tuesday after the blaze brought its towering spire and roof crashing to the ground, wiping out centuries of priceless heritage central to F...

Nepal defeats Oman by 150 runs access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu–Nepal defeated Oman by 150 runs in fourth match under ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier held at Selangor Truf Club of Malaysia today. Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Nepal made 229 runs in 43.2 overs by losing all wickets...

National Games: Departmental teams leading in medal tally access_timeApril 16

 Kathmandu– Two hundred and fifty-four out of 1,307 medals have been decided till date for various games under the Eighth National Games underway in various districts of the State-5. A total 254 medals, including 67 gold, 66 silver and 12...

Breakthrough made in Bheri-Babai tunnel construction access_timeApril 16

Surkhet–A breakthrough has been made in construction of the tunnel of the Bheri Babai Multipurpose Diversion Project (BBDMP) in presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today. The BBDMP is classified as the ‘project of national pride’...

Nepal announces Women Squad for AFC Qualifier access_timeApril 16

Kathmandu– A national women soccer team has been declared to play the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 women’s championship qualifier (second round). The 23-member team is captained by Saru Limbu, the All Nepal Football Association s...