Four visually impaired students get free hostel and education

March 2, 2017: Four visually impaired students of Gamhariya Prabaha VDC, Rajbiraj have received free education along with hostel facilities. The four students will be staying at the Help Nepal Network child shelter home in Dhulikhel of Kavre. The arrangement was made by Saptari Youth Nepal, according to its Vice-chair Mohan Yadav. The students are 11-year-old Ranjana and 10-year-old Santoshi, the daughters of Shambhu Mandal, Radha Kumari, the 13-year-old daughter of Shiva Narayan Mandal and 10-year-old Nitu Kumari, the...

Poudel new Executive Chief of KMC

March 1, 2017: Executive chief of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), Rudra Singh Tamang has been transferred to the Municipalities and Environment Division of the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development. He was transferred according to the Ministry’s decision on Tuesday night. Tamang served as the Chief Executive of KMC for 18 months. With Tamang’s transfer, Ishwar Poudel has been appointed as the Executive Officer of KMC. Poudel was with the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of...

Multiple infrastructure projects commence in west Rupandehi

March 1, 2017: Multiple road and bridge construction projects meant for linking the western part of Rupandehi with major sites of Kapilvastu including Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Budhha, have commenced simultaneously. The construction of the Sainamaina Ring Rood Project, Murgiya-Suryapura-Lumbini Road Project, Danab River Bridge Project at Karsaghat and the Sainamaina- Semlar Road Project has begun at the same time. Travel routes from western Rupandehi mainly of rural areas to Lumbini, under-construction Lumbini International Airport and the district...

Bomb found at school in Saptari

March 1, 2017: An improvised explosive device has been found at the premises of Laxmi English Boarding School at Rajbiraj-5 in Saptari district this morning. Superintendent of Police, Dibesh Lohani, said that a bamb disposal team of the Nepal Army has reached at the incident site to defuse the bomb. Meanwhile, pamphlets bearing the name of Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha, Jaykrishna Goit Group, were found from the incident site. RSS

FSU election begins in 24 TU constituent campuses across the country

March 1, 2017: Free Students Union (FSU) elections conducted by the Tribhuvan University in its 24 constituent colleges across the country began this morning. The poll also began at nine campuses in Kathmandu Valley from 9 am. They are Public Administration Campus, the Ayurved Campus and the Nursing Campus under the Institute of Medicine, the Pulchowk Campus and the Thapathali Campus under the Institute of Engineering, the Sanothimi Campus, the Bhaktapur Campus and the Sahid Adarsha Campus in the...

188 kg of marijuana seized from ambulance

March 1, 2017: Police have impounded an ambulance along with seven sack of marijuana on Tuesday. The ambulance (Ko 1 Cha 5505) belonging to Yakthaku Nawahang Chemjong Bansha Uthan Sangh was used for smuggling marijuana, according to the District Police Office, Sunsari. A joint team of District Police Office, Sunsari, Border Security Police Post, Bhantabari, and Armed Police Post Border Outpost, Bhantabari, seized 188 kg of marijuana from the ambulance while acting on a tip-off. Investigation into the case...

One arrested for raping mentally-ill girl

March 1, 2017: Police have arrested a person on the charge of raping a 13-year mentally ill girl of Thaprek-8 in Tanahun district on Tuesday. The arrested is Ali Mohammad Miya, 52, of Shyamgha-1, said Sub-Inspector at the District Police Office, Tanahun, Manoj Pandey. Miya, who came there as a guest, raped the girl on Monday night. Miya was arrested with the help of locals. Pandey said that a team of police arrested Miya from Thaprek. The girl has...

Fire destroys property worth around Rs 1.5 million

March 1, 2017: Property worth tens of thousands of rupees was destroyed by fire at Sonashre Taratal Municipality-6 in Bardiya district on Tuesday. Property worth around Rs 1.5 million was gutted after a shop ‘Hamro Bastralaya’ belonging to Dil Bahadur Pariyar caught fire. Swing machine, clothes as well as other goods were destroyed by fire. According to the Area Police Office, Sonashree Taratal, reason behind the fire has not been ascertained yet. Locals suspect that the incident might have...

Sanothimi campus tensed on eve of FSU poll

Feb 28: The Bhaktapur-based Sanothimi Campus remained tensed today on the eve of the Free Students Union (FSU) election after an unidentified group set the office of the campus chief ablaze last night. Arson carried out at the office of campus chief Ramchandra Ghimire just a day before the poll has sparked tension in the campus. A joint panel of All Nepal National Independent Students Union (ANNISU) –Revolutionary ‘Prachanda’ faction and Nepal Students Union; and an alliance of All...

Water Supply Minister promises clean drinking water to all in five years

Feb 28, 2017: Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Prem Bahadur Singh has assured of the supply of clean drinking water to all Nepalis by the next five years. Minister Singh, who arrived here to participate in the Drinking Water and Sanitation Conference to be held in the district, pledged to ensure the supply of pure drinking water to the people of remote areas as well. The conference to be held for the first time in the district will...

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