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 […]

One Belt One Road: Prospects & Challenges

Chintamani Mahapatra China’s launching of “One Belt, One Road” initiative to build connectivity between Asia, Africa, and Europe is a novel, ambitious and grand project. It has an ideal dimension that no one can find fault with. Construction of a host of ports, highways, roads and possibly airports to facilitate trade, investment and several other […]

Differences in RPP escalate

  Differences in the fourth largest party in the parliament, Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), have escalated less than five months after the party’s general convention of unity.The faction of Pashupati SJB Rana has opposed nomination of 42 central members by chairman Kamal Thapa on Thursday. Senior leader Rana, issuing a statement on Friday, has said […]

Why UML Won Local Elections

Dr. Narad Bharadwaj   The amazing  performance of the CPN (UML) in the  first and the second phases of the local elections not only helped  restore order out of Nepal’s  lingering political  chaos, it also  swept clear the cobwebs of misperception  from the minds of many people. For the player of murky politics, the electoral […]