23 injured in bus-truck collision

March 2, 2017: As many as 23 people have been injured when a bus and a truck collided at Bakhariyamod, Phulbari on the Rapti highway in Dang district this morning. The condition of five among the injured is critical, The Area Police Office, Tulasipur stated. Eighteen of the injured have been taken to the Rapti Zonal Hospital for treatment while the five critically injured ones have been taken to Kohalpur of Banke district for further treatment after undergoing general...

Two arrested on charge of cheating woman misusing Facebook

March 2, 2017: People are lately found being cheated due to misuse of various social sites including Facebook. A local of Ratnanagar Municipality-18, Sauraha in the district, Bimala Neupane has been cheated by conmen misusing the social site and lost Rs 4.7 million during past eight months. Police here have recently arrested two persons involved in cheating her. According to Chitwan police chief, SP Deepak Thapa, the arrested are Kalpana Poudel, 26, of Lwang VDC-4 of Kaski and her...

Seven-year-old boy missing for few days found dead

March 2, 2017: A seven-year-old boy of Dhanusha who had gone missing last Monday was found dead on Wednesday evening. The dead body of Rupesh Yadav, son of Rajaram Yadav of Paterwa-1 was recovered from a wheat field near his house yesterday evening, the District Police Office (DPO) Dhanusha said. He had been reported missing since Monday as he went to the house of a neighbour of the Yadav family to attend a feast, the Office added. Police suspected...

Two killed in separate accidents

March 2, 2017: A motorcycle rider died after being hit by a passenger bus along the East-West highway in Golbazaar municipality-4 of Siraha last night. Surendra Mahato,37, of Devipur-9 in Siraha died in the incident when the motorcycle (Sa.5Pa. 7234) was hit by the bus (Na.4Kha.1430) en route to the east from west. Mahato died while undergoing treatment at the Ram Prasad Uma Memorial hospital in Lahan, according to the Area Police Office in Gol bazaar. Meanwhile, a man...

4th congress of democratic teachers association on Friday

March 2, 2017: The 4th general convention of the Democratic Teachers Association is beginning in the capital on Friday. Around 1,300 delegates from 837 campuses across the country are taking part in the congress to be held in Kirtipur, according to the Association General Secretary Jagat Timalsena. The convention will elect a new executive committee through an election to be held for 31 posts including Chair, Vice-chair and General Secretary. The Association is a well-wisher organization of the ruling...

Youths take to parliamentary debate on Climate change

March 2: Youths took part in a model parliamentary debate on amendment to the Climate Change Policy 2011 held at the Mithila Institute of Technology of Janakpurdham. The participating students presented their arguments in favour and against the amendment, following the parliamentary procedures of a debate on any issue of national importance. The event began with a zero hour, followed by a debate in support and against the proposal while the final session saw a vote on a resolution....

Every community forest user gets a solar power set

March 2, 2017: A community forest management committee in Kankai municipality has distributed solar power sets to all its users. The Jamunabari community forest committee provided a set each to all its 780 users, to light their homes at night. Of them 300 households got it for free, 150 paid fifty per cent of the cost while the remaining paid the full cost, according to the Committee Chair Parsuram Giri. The users were categorized into medium, low, very low...

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...

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