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  • New education regulation with federalism comes soon: PM Dahal

    Nagarkot, March 31: An organisation called Nepal Foundation, Holland House has provided a bus to a school for children with multiple disabilities. The Foundation donated a bus worth Rs 2.52 million to the Community-based Rehabilitation Center (CBR) School based in Indrayani of Bhaktapur Municipality-15. The Foundation handed a key of the vehicle to CBR Vice Chair Suresh Pradhan amidst a programme here today. The bus will be used for transporting center’s children. The organisation has agreed to bear the...

    New education regulation with federalism comes soon: PM Dahal

    Kathmandu, March 31: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has given assurances to have the new education regulation under the Education Act (eighth amendment), 2073 BS passed soon. PM shared so in a meeting with the Nepal Teachers’ Federation delegation at his official residence in Baluwatar today. PM Dahal further shared that the regulations as per the new act would be passed as local level had sufficient rights regarding the education sector as per the constitution. The education sector is...

    Misuse of ambulance rampant in Banke

    Nepalgunj, March 31: Service-seekers and stakeholders in Banke district have expressed their concern over the widespread misuse of the ambulances operated by various social organizations. They grieve that the ambulance drivers charge arbitrarily, are not willing to provide service at night and in the remote places, and also carry passengers. The number of ambulances currently operated by Red Cross Nepal in the district stands at six while 18 others are being run by different non-government organizations. Red Cross, Banke...

    SSB obstructs fencing on Nepali territory

    Gulariya (Bardiya), March 31: The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the Indian border security force, has objected to the fencing activities carried out in some 80 metres north on the Nepal side of the Nepal-India border from Rajapur based the border pillar number 86 and 87. According to a local Bishnu Rijal, SSB personnel with arms entered in Nepali side and threatened them not to construct the fence there saying that the area was disputed. Fencing activities were in progress...

    Two injured in leopard attack

    Pathari (Morang), March 31: Two persons were injured in a leopard attack on Thursday night at Pathari Sanischare – 5 in Morang. The injured have been identified as Anil Dhamal, 35, and Pawan Rishidev, 22, of Pathari Sanischare – 5. They were working at a nursery owned by Yogendra Thapa at 5 pm when Anil was attacked by the wild cat. Pawan, who went to rescue Anil, was also attacked by the cat, said Inspector, Rajan Karki, of Area...

    155 TB patients found in eight months in Baitadi

    Baitadi, March 31: The District Public Health Office (DPHO), Baitadi has identified a total of 155 tuberculosis patients in the past eight months of the current fiscal year. Of the tuberculosis patients came into contact with the office, 114 are men while remaining 41 are women. The number of patients having lung TB (communicable) is 109 while 46 are found carrying the bacteria of TB of a non-communicable type, Office TB supervisor Dev Joshi said. Last year, 207 TB...

    Research on reconstruction of Dharahara complete

    Kathmandu, March 31: The Department of Archeology (DoA) has estimated the reconstruction of the Dharahara landmark at Rs 2.80 billion. A research report on the reconstruction of the landmark shows that its location will be spread over 42 ropanis of land with the tower itself standing 245 feet. There will be a garden and an underground parking for the visitors. Department’s Director General Bhesh Narayan Dahal said the report will be presented to the Nepal Telecom within a week....

    Local poll to be held at any cost: NC President Deuba

    Pathari (Morang), March 31: Nepali Congress President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, has said that the local poll will not be postponed under any pretext. Talking to media persons at Biratnagar airport today, President Deuba added that the local poll will be held on the slated date, May 14, as preparation for the same was going on full steam. He further claimed that the election would be held even if Tarai Centric parties denied participating in it....

    Nepal defeats Hong Kong by seven wickets

    Kathmandu, March 30: Nepal defeated Hong Kong by seven wickets to register a consolation victory in the ACC Emerging Teams Cup underway in Bangladesh. Chasing the target of 215 runs, the Nepali team achieved the target by scoring 220 runs in 42.2 overs at the loss of three wickets. Captain Gynendra Malla topscored 70 runs off 82 balls with 11 fours, creating a foundation for the Nepali team to claim the win. The 105 runs partnership between Dipendra Singh...

    Melamchi project’s tunnel digging nears completion

    Chautara, March 30: The digging of a tunnel for the much-awaited Melamchi Drinking Water Project has neared the completion phase. Now, the work of digging a tunnel through a 4.1 kilometer-stretch is left to be done, according to Melamchi Drinking Water Development Board Deputy Executive Ramakant Duwadi. Works of boring a tunnel through a 27.5 kilometer-section from Ambathan of Helambu, the origin site of the river to Sundarijal, are being undertaken. Tunnel construction works are going on with the...

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