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Parliamentary committee postpones schedule to pass bill access_timeAugust 19

Kathmandu–A meeting of the Industry and Commerce: and Labour and Consumers Welfare Committee, House of Representatives scheduled for today was put off. The meeting was summoned as it sought to complete discussions on the Industrial Enterprise ...

Banijya Bank's branch catches fire access_timeAugust 19

Chitwan–Fire engulfed a building of the Rastriya Banijya Bank based in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-10, Chaubiskothi this morning. Ek Narayan Koirala, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Chitwan District Police Office informed the inferno ...

Journalist Pudasaini's death: atmoshphere sought for fair and fact-based investigations access_timeAugust 18

Kathmandu– Legal practitioners, journalists and civil society people have unanimous opinions that there should be no hurdles in conducting a fair and independent investigation into the death issue of journalist Shalikram Pudasaini. I n a press...

SEE grade improvement test begins access_timeAugust 18

Bhaktapur–The Secondary Education Examination (SEE) grade improvement test began from today. According to the National Examinations Board, Sanothimi Bhaktapur, the exam kicked off at 8:00 am today at 304 centers throughout the country. Around ...

Man kills wife by slitting her throat access_timeAugust 18

Gorkha–A man murdered his wife by slitting her throat with a khurpa in Gorkha municipality-9 in the district on Saturday night, said the police. Local resident Yakul Pariyar, 20, killed his wife Puja Pariyar, 19, said Superintendent of Police Om ...

PM Oli resumes regular meeting following medical tests in Singapore access_timeAugust 16

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has resumed his regular meetings and works after he returned home following his health checkups in Singapore. PM Oli today held a meeting with a delegation of cadres of ruling Nepal Communist Party of Jha...

State 5 CM Pokhrel inspects bomb explosion area in Rupandehi access_timeAugust 16

Butwal–Chief Minister of State 5 Shankar Pokhrel conducted a field inspection of the house of Bhumishwor Dhakal, chief whip of ruling Nepal Community Party of the state at Sainamaina municipality-8 in Rupandehi district where an improvised explos...

Donation of books, buses to mark Independence Day access_timeAugust 15

Kathmandu–The Government of India has donated books, buses and ambulances to various organisations and educational institutions of Nepal on the occasion of its 73rd Independence Day. A function was held to mark the Day at the Embassy of India ...

Noted litterateur Dixit passes away access_timeAugust 15

Kathmandu–Noted literary figure Madan Mani Dixit has passed away today. He was 97. Dixit was admitted to Sumeru Hospital in Lalitpur last week due to pneumonia attack. He was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. He was rushed to Himal Ho...

NCP's secretariat meeting rescheduled for Thursday access_timeAugust 14

Kathmandu–A Secretariat meeting of the major ruling party Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday. Though the meeting was scheduled for tomorrow at the Prime Minister's official residence Baluwatar, it could...

DoTM seeks strict implementation of two drivers' provision on long route access_timeAugust 13

Kathmandu–The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has decided to strictly implement the provision of two drivers on a long route vehicles. The Department on Tuesday issued a notice to this regard, warning of an action in the violation of...

NCP Chair Dahal-Eid Greetings access_timeAugust 12

Kathmandu–Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has extended best wishes to all Muslim religious people at home and abroad on the occasion of their grand festival, Eid-ul-Adha (Bakra Eid). In the greeti...

10 injured, one serious in road accident access_timeAugust 11

Bhojpur–Ten passengers were injured when a bus fell into the roadside canal near Champire river in the border of ward no. 3 and 4 of Bhojpur municipality this morning. The bus (Me. 1 Kha. 3164) was carrying passengers from Temkemaiyung rural m...

Trishuli bus plunge, death toll reaches five access_timeAugust 9

Dhading–The number of people killed in a bus accident took place this morning at Salangghat of Benighat Rorang rural municipality-3 in Dhadhing has reached five. The bus fell some 100 meters down from the road and plunged into the Trishuli Riv...

Trishuli bus plunge: identities of passengers established access_timeAugust 9

Sarlahi–A bus carrying 45 people from Sarlahi headquarters Malangwa to Kathmandu plunged into the Trishuli river from Benighat Rorang rural municipality-3, Salanghat in Dhading this morning. At least three persons died when the bus skidded off...

Trishuli bus plunge leaves three dead, 12 injured access_timeAugust 9

Dhading–A passenger bus (Na 6 Kha 7469) en route to Kathmandu from Malangwa of Sarlahi plunged into the Trishuli River this morning leaving three dead. As many as 25 passengers went missing and other 12 sustained critical injuries. The injured...

Fire at Subisu Office access_timeAugust 7

Kathmandu–A fire broke out today at the Subisu ( a cable and satellite company ) Office near the Chinese Embassy in Baluwatar. Police preliminary investigations suggested the fire was due to a gas leakage. Until the filing of this report, secu...

Journo Pudasaini's death mystery unraveled access_timeAugust 7

Chitwan–The preliminary investigation of police has found that journalist Shalikram Pudasaini's death was due to demotivation. The journalist, who was found hanging in the Hotel Kangaroo at Narayangadh in Chitwan on Monday, was working wit...

PM Oli grieves demise of India's former foreign minister Swaraj access_timeAugust 7

Kathmandu–Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed profound sorrow on the demise of India's senior political leader and former Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj. In his tweet today, the Prime Minister wrote, "Deeply shock...

12,000 taxi drivers faced action access_timeAugust 7

Kathmandu–Traffic police have taken action against 12,749 taxi drivers in Kathmandu Valley for cheating passengers in various pretexts. A team from Metropolitan Traffic Police Division slapped action against taxi drivers for arbitrarily chargi...