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  • NEA launches hotline to streamline customers’ service accessibility

    Kathmandu, Sept 5: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has launched a toll – free number ‘1151’ as part of its effort to streamline its services to the customers. Minister for Energy Mahendra Bahadur Shahi inaugurated the toll – free number amidst a press conference held on Monday at the Energy Ministry. The hotline aims to provide accessible and easy services to the customers. On the occasion, Minister Shahi urged NEA’s customers to dial the toll – free number if the...

    Cow farm and cheese factory in operation in Mustang

    Kobang (Mustang), Sept 4: A cow farm and a cheese factory have come into operation in Thasang rural municipality-2 in Mustang district. Dhaulagiri Gurusamphu Agriculture Cooperative operates the cow farm and cheese factory. Cooperatives chairman Nar Bahadur Hirachan said that they have brought the cow farm and cheese factory into operation to decrease import by supplying dairy products from Mustang, to create employment and to increase income.  He said that import of milk from Pokhara has decreased with the...

    Transportation resumes along Prithvi highway

    Chitwan, Sept 3: The vehicular movement along the Prithvi highway has resumed following the clearance of landslide debris at Fishling and Ghoptevir sections. The traffic movement resumed at 8:30 am, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Deepak Thapa of District Police Office, Chitwan. The road stretch along the highway was blocked after landslides struck at 12:30 am. Meanwhile, the Naryangadh – Muglin route still remains obstructed from multiple landslides. Authorities are working to clear the landslide debris at Kalikhola,...

    16 injured after speeding bus veers off road

    Bhaktapur, Sept 2: A bus en route to Kathmandu from Panauti crashed into a field below the road at Jorpati section along the Araniko Highway injuring 16 passengers today. The speeding bus (Ba 2 Kha 9580) met with the accident at Jorpati section of Suryabinayak municipality, ward no 9 Chairman Upendra KC said. The injured passengers were rescued and rushed to the Madhyapur Hospital for treatment. RSS

    Landslide disrupts Narayangadh-Muglin road section

    Chitwan, Aug 31: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been disrupted since early this morning due to landslides in five different places. According to Chitwan District Police Office Chief SP Deepak Thapa, the landslides occurred in two places of Jalbire and one each in Kalikhola, Charkilo and Panchkilo along the Narayangadh-Muglin road stretch. He further informed that the landslide occurred at Charkilo was the biggest among others. Since efforts are on to remove debris of landslide, the road traffic may...

    Eye treatment centre receives equipment from Japanese citizen

    Rampur (Palpa), Aug 30: The Kaligandi Eye treatment centre in Rampur has received a modern portable steel lamp to help with medical examination of the eye patients. The medical equipment worth Rs. 300,000 was received with support from Japanese citizen Dr Ibata Rikabata, according to president of the centre Hutaraj Pokharel. Japanese social worker Kajumasa Kakimi handed over the equipment to Mr Pokharel on Tuesday. The availability of the modern medical equipment will be helpful especially while running eye...

    The best time to book Thanksgiving travel starts today, according to Expedia data

    29 Aug,BELLEVUE, WASH. – Summer still isn’t over, but Expedia.com flight data shows that getting an early start on planning holiday travel can yield significant savings. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two of the busiest travel periods each year, and in 2016, Expedia data revealed more than 85 percent of holiday travelers missed out on locking in the lowest fares. “Timing is a big factor in getting a good deal on airfare,” says Sarah Gavin, vice president of global communications for Expedia. “People typically know...

    Pokhara gears up for the Sixth City REBAN and Food Festival

    Pokhara, Aug 29: The Sixth City REBAN and Food Festival is set to descend over the scenic city of Pokhara in the coming month. Restaurant and Bar Association (REBAN) Pokhara Chapter is holding the festival at the Pokhara Exhibition Centre from September 18 to 27 coinciding with the arrival of the Bada Dashain festival. The daily essential commodities along with goats and mountain goats – consumed extensively during the Bada Dashain – will figure at the festival. The performances...

    10 kg tumour extracted from girl’s abdomen in a landmark medical surgery

    Birtamode (Jhapa), Aug 28: In an unprecedented successful medical milestone in the country’s medical history, surgeons extracted 10 kg tumour from a teenager’s stomach at Om Sai Pathivara Hospital based at Bhadrapur of Jhapa. The tumour was taken out from the abdomen of an 18 – year – old teenage girl of Jyamirgadhi area of Mechinagar – 15 through a surgical operation held with telescopic technology. The girl was rushed to the hospital after experiencing sudden and acute pain...

    Minister Basnet makes surprise visits to Gorkhapatra and NTA

    Kathmandu, Aug 27: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has paid surprise visits to various subordinate bodies under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) here today. When Minister Basnet reached the offices of Gorkhapatra Corporation and Nepal Telecommunications Authority in the first hour of the office today, many employees including the office chiefs were found absent at their work. The Minister had reached the office of the Corporation at 10:20 am. The Chairperson and Officiating Director...

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