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...

Bista sets 2nd world record, third grader Surabhi attempts to get into Guinness Book

Feb 28: Bharat Bista of Kailali who has already registered his name in the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’ under the category of spontaneous recitation of names of 209 countries associated with the World Football Federation (FIFA) in 61 seconds has once again got into the book of world records under a new title. He just took a minute to eat up 42 pods of garlic and the Guinness rule is that one can eat up just a single...

Snowfall in Humla

Feb 28, 2017: Humla, a mountainous district in the mid-western Nepal, has witnessed continuous snowfall since last night. The district headquarters Simikot has experienced the chill with the drop in temperature following the snowfall. People of the northern part are facing difficulty to visit the district headquarters as the trails are blocked by the snow. However, the people of south Humla are elated as they hope that snowfall in right time will benefit their crops. The Heldum Small Hydropower...

Bomb defused in Rajbiraj

Feb 28, 2017: A socket bomb that was found near the Peace Zone Boarding School based in Rajbiraj Municipality-9 this morning has been defused. A Nepal Army ( NA) team from Rajbiraj based Krishna Battalion, the District Police Office, Saptari and the Armed Police Force here worked together to dispose of the bomb that was wrapped by plastic and thrown onto the pile of garbage. Pamphlets bearing the name of Janatantrik Terai Mukti Morcha Revolutionary led by Jaykrishna Goit...

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