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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...