Yadav assures Socialist Forum Nepal’s victory in 3rd round of local polls

Rajbiraj, August 11: Federal Socialist Forum Nepal’s Chairman, Upendra Yadav, has claimed that his party will emerge as the victor in the 3rd phase of local level elections being held in Province no 2 on September 18. Yadav made the remark during an election training programme held in Rajbiraj by Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Saptari […]

US stocks fall again on North Korea tensions

NEW YORK, Aug 11, 2017 (AFP) – Wall Street stocks dropped early Thursday after North Korea announced a plan to send missiles towards Guam, raising the stakes of a nuclear standoff with the United States. US stocks have been in retreat since President Donald Trump Tuesday issued a fiery warning to North Korea to halt […]

Nepal-China Diplomatic Ties

  Dr. Upendra Gautam Right from the beginning, Nepal and China had to face challenges that basically pertained to conducting of international affairs independently and in a sovereign manner. In mid 1950s when the bilateral diplomatic relations were being established, the traditional Cold War element sought to expand aggressive design and sphere of influence into […]

Srikot’s women launch a crusade against gambling and liquor sale

Baitadi, August 1: The women folks here at a village in Baitadi have launched a liquor control campaign with the latest rise in the violence against women and children. The consumption of liquor along with compulsive gambling has stocked a rise in the incidents of violence against women here in this village. The women from […]

District hospital sets up affordable pharmacy

Dhankuta, August 1: The District Hospital, Dhankuta has started operation of an affordable pharmacy driven with a policy of providing relief to patients coming from poor economic background. In the backdrop of 70 different types of medicines provided by the government for free, the hospital set up the affordable pharmacy on Monday targeting the poverty-stricken […]

Four members of single family commit suicide in Banepa

Banepa, July 22: Four members of the same family of Banepa-2, Tukuchanala committed suicide at Banepa of Kavrepalanchowk district on Friday. The deceased are Haribhakta Dahal, 65, his wife Harimaya Dahal, 60, their son Rajaram Dahal, 32, and daughter Ranjana Dahal, 25, of Banepa-8, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at the District Police Office, […]

Pasang Lhamu highway opens

Rasuwa, July 22: The Ramche-Syaubari section of the Pasang Lhamu highway has been opened for vehicular traffic.The section was blocked due to the deposition of landslide debris on the road. The road section has been opened since Friday evening after the debris was removed using a dozer. The Traffic Police Office, Rasuwa stated that scores […]

SC directs Special Court to put on hold corruption case against TSC officials

Jul 19, 2017-Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed the special court to put on hold the corruption case against three members of Tax Settlement Commission (TSC) filed by Commission for Investigation Abuse of Authority (CIAA). The apex court issued the order after conducting its hearings on a habeas corpus writ demanding to release suspended Director […]

Two dead in separate bike accidents

Chitwan, July 19: Two persons were killed and two others injured in separate motorbike accidents in the district. According to District Police Office, Chitwan, Balram Bhandari 48, of Bhimsennagar died after his bike (Na 42 Pa 281) en route to Parbatipur from Geetanagar swerved out of control and crashed at Birendra Chowk of Bharatpur Metropolitan […]

New voters allowed to register their names from own local units till August 16

Kathmandu, July 18, The Election Commission has decided to let new voters get registered in the voters’ list from their own local units. It also extended the deadline for registration till August 16.Earlier, the Commission had said they should go to the district headquarters and allowed the time till July 30.But, considering suggestions from various political parties […]