Agriculture college to establish in Jhapa

Baniyani, Jhapa, Nov 3 (RSS): An agriculture college will be established in Jhapa from this year. Agriculture-related programmes will run from a structure belonging to Gauradaha Multiple Campus under the Tribhuvan University. Earlier recently, a high-level team invluding dean of the TU’s agricultural section Keshab Adhikari visited and inspected the campus and the structure for the same. The campus will accept 50 students this year, and the government has released Rs 30 million for running the college, said ward...

Three killed in motorcycle accident in Tanahu

Damauli, Nov 2 (RSS): Three persons died when a motorcycle knocked down a pedestrian and overturned at Eklephaant in Aanbhukhairini rural municipality-2 in Tanahu along the Dumre-Muglin road section on Wednesday evening. The deceased were identified as Nikesh Singh, 20, and Sabin Adhikari of Kailashpur in Bhaktapur district and Nanumaya Rana, 60, of Chayngling, Palungtar Municipality-1 in Gorkha district, according to the District Police Office, Tanahu. Among the deceased, two were riding on a motorcycle and another was the...

One dead in accident in Parbat

Phalebas, Parbat, Nov 1 (RSS): One person was killed in a head-on collision between a scooter and a bus here at Kushma Bazar, the district headquarters of Parbat. Dhanbir Pun Magar, 33, of Jaljala Rural Municipality-9 who was riding the scooter at the time died after a bus (Ga 1 Kha 5780) coming from the opposite direction hit his scooter at Chhamarke of Kushma Municipality-4 on Tuesday evening, according to the police. Severely injured Magar breathed his last in...

42 psychiatric patients in Morang jail

Pathari, Oct 26 (RSS) As many as 42 inmates among those serving jail term at Morang prison in different cases are found living with mental illness at varying levels. According to Prison In-charge Prem Prasad Sapkota, the number of mentally retarded jailbirds has increased to 42 during the period of past five years. Three among them are women. The prison administration has arranged frequent medical examination and follow-up of mentally weak inmates at Koshi Zonal Hospital from. Psychiatric Specialist...

Three held with pangolin scales

Malekhu (Dhading), Oct 25 (RSS): The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) team on Tuesday arrested three people in possession of banned pangolin scales at Adamghat of Dhading. Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) at Dhading District Police Office, Ram Bahadur KC informed that the bureau team seized the scales of endangered species, pangolin, while being smuggled for money-making. The arrested are Jhanka Bahadur Adhikari, Bhim Bahadur Pandit and Ramji Bhujel of Gajuri rural municipality-7. Police informed that a case will be...

Yoga building to be constructed

Kanchanpur, Oct 23 (RSS): A Yoga building is being constructed in Bhimduttanagar municipality at the cost of six million rupees. With support from the municipality, the building is being constructed by the Mahakali Zonal Ayurvedic Medical Centre. A budget of Rs. 1.3 million has already been allocated by the municipality this fiscal year. The building complex will spread over 15 kattha of land of the centre and will include a herbs park and panchakarma building, according to Chief of...

Construction of public toilets begins in Pun Hill for convenience of tourists

Babiyachaur, Myagdi, Oct 22(RSS): Construction of public toilets has begun at Pun Hill, the popular tourist destination in Myagdi. This site lies in Annapurna Rural Municipality -6 of Myagdi at an altitude of 3,210 meters above the sea-level and is famous for observing the splendid views of sunrise and mountain range On the initiatives of local hotel entrepreneurs, construction of three public restrooms has begun here which welcomes some 500-700 tourists from home and abroad every day. But, tourists...

Two dead in separate accidents in Morang

Urlabari, Morang, Oct 21 (RSS): Two people died in separate accidents in Morang last night. Ashok Rajbanshi, 27, of Gramthan Rural Municipality-2 who was severely injured after his motorcycle ( Ko 7 Pa 903) was hit by a bus ( Ko 1 Kha 4842) coming from the opposite direction on the Biratnagar-Biratchowk road section breathed his last in course of treatment at the Birat Nursing Home, police confirmed. Bishwa Rajbanshi, 26, of the same locality, pillion rider on the...

Man arrested on rape charge

Bhojpur, Oct 18 (RSS): A man was arrested on rape charges from the district on Tuesday. Dipak Kumar Rai, 21, of Aamchowk rural municipality-3 has been accused of raping a 17 year-old neighbour a few days ago. The police acted on the complaint filed by the rape survovor’s family. Investigations were on, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Dipendra Panjiyar.

Karnali national conference on climate change issues ‘Jumla Call for Action-2017’

Jumla, Oct 17 (RSS): The two-day national conference on climate change concluded in Jumla Monday, issuing the declaration on ‘mountain agenda: Julma call for action-2017’. The 10-point declaration issued for justice to the mountain people calls for preventing and minimising climate change impact on mountain life by controlling and reducing such impact on food security and drinking water, according to Gobinda Shahi, programme director of Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Centre, ( KIRDARC), the event organiser. The world...

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