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  • Dhurmus-Suntali foundation distributes blankets in Saptari

    Rajbiraj, Saptari, Jan 11 (RSS): The Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation has distributed blankets to the poor people of Saptari district. A total of 155 poor families of Topa and Koiladi received the warm clothing each amid a programme held today in the district, said the Foundation’s Chairperson and comedian Sitaram Kattel ‘Dhurmus’. Likewise, the local district administration also gave out blankets to approximately 200 poor families at Shambhunath Municipality-6, 7 and 8. Nepal Red Cross Society provided the financial help. The...

    UNESCO approves ‘illegal’ commercial complex construction at World Heritage site

    Kathmandu,Jan 8:Republica in its lead story claims that the United Nations’ cultural agency, UNESCO, approved the construction of a multi-storey commercial complex at the UNESCO World Heritage site in Basantapur of Kathmandu. In response, officials of the Department of Archaeology have demanded that the UN agency apologise for the nod, claiming the construction is illegal as per current preservation laws. Aruna Nakarmi, Chief of the Hanumandhoka Darbar Museum Development Committee, tells the paper that the UNESCO approval is a clear...

    Former King Shah pays homage to Shivapuri Dham

    Kailali, Jan 3 (RSS): Former King Gyanendra Shah on Wednesday paid homage to Shivapuri Dham at Uttarbehadi-4 in Dhangadhi, Kailali. On the occasion, Shah said that he had wished to visit this religious site and his trip to Dhangadhi was purely a religious voyage. Shah also offered Pooja in Shiva Mandir at the premises of Shivapuri Dham. Talking briefly to journalists after paying homage to Shivapuri Dham, Shah said that country’s current situation was good and there was nothing...

    Motorcyclist killed in road accident

    Tulsipur, Dang, Jan 3 (RSS): A man was killed when a tractor (Ra 1 Ta 1409) collided with a motorcycle (Lu 24 Pa 8824) he was riding at Pipari in Dang on Tuesday night. The deceased has been identified as Shambhu Chaudhary, 24, of Rupandehi district. Chaudhary died in the course of Lamahi Hospital, the police said.

    Religious sites to be developed as heritage

    Kathmandu, Dec 31 (RSS): Nepali Congress central member Gagan Kumar Thapa has emphasized on the need to develop Pashupati area and the religious sites around it as a heritage monument of the country. Speaking at corner meet held at a door-to-door visit in his constituency today, newly elected Member of Parliament Thapa expressed the commitment to accord first priority to the protection and preservation of the religious sites from Jayabageswari to Kutubahal. He also gave assurance to play a...

    Versatile Personality-Mira Jankowska

    THN/17 DEC, Journalist and publicist, involved in educating youth and adults about healthy social relationships. In her practical course on good relations she is teaching new means of emotional expression. She has been facilitating radio programs about psychology, family business as well as about healthy development. Mira is the founder and manager of the Master Academy of Love a project that educates adults how to love themselves and others. She was also the founder and president of the LABOR...

    More than 12,000 votes invalid in Baitedi!

    Baitedi, Dec 12: More than 12,000 votes in the November 26 election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies turned out invalid in the district. Of the 76,173 votes cast under the election to the HoR, 7,054 votes were invalid, according to the Office of the Chief Returning Officer. Likewise, 3,136 votes among the 38,018 votes cast in State Assembly ‘A’ constituency and 2,590 of the 38,155 votes cast in State Assembly ‘B’ constituency of the district were...

    41 women candidates for House of Representatives and State Assemblies

    Kathmandu, Oct 23 (RSS): A total of 41 women candidates are contesting in the first round of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, in 32 districts scheduled for November 26. Of them, 18 women are contesting in the House of Representatives and the rest in the State Assemblies. According to the Election Commission, a total of 323 members would be elected in the House of Representatives and 484 in the State Assemblies. As per the latest...

    Police arrest five persons after youth shot at in Kathmandu in the wee hours

    Kathmandu, October 22 A youth sustained injuries as he was shot at, in Mhaipi of Kathmandu in the wee hours of Sunday. The Metropolitan Police Range says Kalyan Gurung was on his scooter when an unidentified gang blocked his way and opened fire before fleeing the scene at around 3:30 am today. Following the incident, police arrested five persons for investigation, according to MPR Chief Rabindra Dhanuk. A preliminary police investigation has found that two groups of youth had...

    Buddhist school seeks support from government

    Nawalparasi, Oct 17: A Buddhist School in Nawalparasi has sought government’s financial and physical support for its operation after the school saw financial crisis. The school has been smoothly run for the past two decades being based on individual donation. School In-Charge Sanimaya Tamang said that the financial crisis has directly affected educational pursuit of children besides other logistics. The primary school has been run at Daunne Danda in Triveni rural municipality-2 (previous Dumkibas-9) . There are total 140...

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