Examinees marred for delay in results

Kathmandu, April 6: Delay in publishing the results of examination conducted by the Public Service Commission (PSC) have marred the examinees. The PSC has not published the results of the interview even after it was conducted six months ago. The candidates are discontent for the delay in bringing out results of the interview as part of the examination held for the post of health assistant. Victim examinee Shanker Bista shared that they are reeling under confusion and indecision when...

Preserved vulture to be released in nature

Chitwan, April 6: The preserved vulture is to be left free in new natural areas to increase the number of disappearing species. Six female vultures among others caged at Kasara in Chitwan National Park (CNP) would be released around Jatayu Restaurant area at Pithauli of Nawalparasi on April 15. CNP Chief Conservation Officer Ram Chandra Kandel said they have come up with an idea to free vulture from cage in the open sky to preserve their existence. There are...

One dead, two hurt in jeep accident

Parsa, April 6: A Nepali national died after he was trapped in a jeep bearing the Indian number plate he was traveling in overturned at Mahuwan along the Birgunj-Thori road section this morning. The deceased has been identified as Tharu Mukhiya Bin, 47, of Paterwa-7, Parsa. He along with other members of his family was coming to Birgunj from his village when the accident involving a Tata Sumo with the number plate (BRBR 1P 8554) met with an accident,...

Man falls into river while taking selfie

Gulariya (Bardiya), April 6: A man had disappeared after falling into the Karnali river while taking a selfie at Rajapur in Bardiya on Wednesday, police said. Local resident Rupesh Shrestha, 16, was taking a selfie from the bridge of the river when the incident occurred, police said. Assistant Sub Inspector Bal Bahadur Thapa said a police team reached the incident site right after being informed and a search had been launched. RSS

NC leader Koirala insists UDMF presence in election

Parsa, April 6: Nepali Congress central member Dr Shekhar Koirala has warned that the nation could plunge into another conflict if the local-level election was held by excluding the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF). Speaking at a press meet organised by the Press Union, Parsa chapter in Birgunj today, leader Koirala said the election sans the participation of UDMF would be capable of triggering an ethnic war in the Tarai and giving opportunity for ‘extremist forces’ to establish their...

Poll-related activities intensify in Tarai districts

Dhanusha, April 5: As the May 14 local level election is nearing, the preparations are on the go in Tarai districts. Although Madhes-based political parties have issued conditional threats to disrupt the polls, the villages in the areas in particular are preparing for them taking place after a gap of more than one and a half decades. Those political parties that are intensifying their election-related programmes and events include major political parties Nepali Congress, CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Centre), Rastriya...

Teacher held for sexual abuse

Mahottari, April 5: Police has arrested a teacher on the charge of sexually abusing a girl student in the name of giving her tuition classes at Gaushala Municipality bazar in Mahottari district. The teacher arrested in this connection is 38-year-old Ram Dular Sah Sonar of Gaushala Municipality-3. He is the English subject teacher at the local Shree Janata Secondary School, Inspector Shambhu Pokharel at the Area Police Office, Gaushala, said. A student informed the police Tuesday after he saw...

DPM Thapa says state restructuring biggest achievement so far

Nuwakot, April 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Kamal Thapa has said the implementation of the local level in consonance with the state restructuring was the biggest change so far. DPM Thapa said this while giving directives to the chiefs of the government offices based in the district here today. He said the state restructuring that has come into force along with most of the rights and designed to deliver the state services...

Lockout removed at DCC, Mahottari

Gaushala, April 5: The lockout enforced by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) at the District Coordination Committee has been opened after 11 days on Tuesday. The UDMF leaders and activists had padlocked the DCC, Mahottari office on March 24 to protest against the local level restructuring, affecting the works at each section of the DCC. The lockout was removed with the help of police on Tuesday, local development officer at the DCC, Yubraj Poudel, said. He said the...

Unmanaged animal slaughterhouses deemed hazardous to public health

Kathmandu, April 5: The animal slaughterhouses in Kathmandu Valley are not operating with standard health measures and have been deemed harmful to public health. At a workshop on Animal Slaughterhouse Management organized by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), participants called for banning all animal slaughterhouses as they are against the law and do not meet the set criteria. KMC CEO, Ishwor Raj Poudel, said the authorities would carry out inspection at the animal slaughterhouses and brand them qualified and unqualified...

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