Ravaged police stations during armed insurgency being rebuilt

Feb 19: The police stations in Palpa district that were ravaged during the different stages of the decade-long armed insurgency have finally been reinstated in full capacity. Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction’s Peace Fund Secretariat issued the budget for rebuilding the Area Police Office, Arughat in the first phase and the Area Police Office, Jaiwari and Tangling Chowk Police Post in the second and third phases. The police offices at Arughat and Jaiwari are already in operation whereas the...

Reformed cook stove users increased in Ilam

Feb 19, 2017: Against the backdrop of a mission to rid Ilam of indoor air pollution caused by traditional in-built cook stoves within this year, the number of households found to be using reformed cook stoves has climbed to 22,000. District Development Committee’s 21st District Council has taken a decision to ramp up the construction of reformed cook stoves as part of the campaign to declare the district free of indoor air pollution. Despite the DDC’s goal, of the...

10.6 MW hydropower connected to national grid

Feb 17, 2017: Electricity produced from Hewakhola Hydropower Project ‘A’ in Panchthar has been connected to the national grid from Wednesday. The 10.6-MW electricity has been linked to the national grid. Earlier, 4.3 MW power produced from the Project was already linked to the national grid after the inauguration of sub-station of Thapatar in Phidim under the Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line. The Project has produced a total of 14.9 MW power and it was constructed at a cost of...

17 city roads to be upgraded in Ilam

Feb 17: Eastern Road Division Office, Ilam has started opening track and upgrading 17 city roads at the same time in the current fiscal year 2016/17. A total of Rs 7.14 million budget has been allocated for the same, according to the office. Office Chief and Divisional Engineer Shivalal Dahal said that city roads of Ilam Municipality, road section from Maipokhari-Satkhalte, Phikkal bazaar road, road from Sandakpur-Kalpokhari, Aeitabare bazaar broad, among others are the road going to be upgraded....

Fourth master plan of Pashupati area to be formulated

Feb 17, 2017: To develop Pashupati area as tourism and religious site, fourth master plan is to be introduced. At a programme organised on Thursday, it was shared that the fourth master plan is going to be formulated to draw a conclusion regarding what types of physical infrastructures should be developed in the open spaces in the areas. On the occasion, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation and Chairman of Pashupati Area Development Trust, Jeevan Bahadur Shahi, said...

Accountants trained for first time in Rasuwa

Feb 17, 2017: Accountants working in government offices in Rasuwa districts have been imparted with training with an objective of making them aware about the laws and rules to be followed in all-types of materials to be purchased from government bodies and development constructions. Comptroller General of the Financial Comptroller General Office, Rasuwa, Surya Bhandari, said that the Public Procurement Monitoring Office, imparted basic training on capacity building of amended laws and rules related to public procurement to 41...

Agitation of health workers affects immunization programme

Feb 17, 2017: National immunization programmes including feeding medicine of elephantiasis and polio drop have been affected due to agitation of health workers across the nation including Dhanusha demanding implementation of the act. Hundreds of children have been deprived of vaccination as well as general people of rural areas from health service in the District following the agitation. The health workers have been staging sit-in at the District Public Health Office, Janakpur, from February 12. The health workers are...

Three killed in Jumla road accident

Feb 16: Three persons, including a driver were killed in a road accident at Kotilabhir of Badki-2 this morning, police said. The casualties occurred when a vehicle (Na 6 Kha 9372) heading to Mugu from Nepalgunj met with the accident. The deceased are Tirtha Ram Tharu (driver) of Mainapokhar of Bardiya, Ranga Bahadur Shahi and Ganga Shahi of Kalai village of Mugu, police added. Similarly, helper of the vehicle who was critically injured in the accident has been rushed...

Leopard injured four in Morang

Feb 16, 2017: Four people, including two forest office employees, were injured when a leopard attacked them at Rajghat of Morang district this morning. Those sustaining injuries in the leopard attack are 62-year-old Tankalal Dhimal and 50-year-old Khusilal Dhimal of Rajghat-1, 35-year-old Hem Sagar Neupane and 46-year-old Bir Bahadur Katwal. Neupane and Katwal are the employees at the Sector Forest Office, Urlabari Mangalbare. They were injured when a leopard hiding inside the Sisau forest owned by one Nagendra Limbu...

Eldest student in college establishes scholarship fund

Dhangadi, Feb 16: The oldest student of the Farwestern Higher Secondary School has prepared a fund to provide scholarship to the deserving students of the school. A student of Bachelor’s second year, 67-year-old Purna Nanda Joshi announced the scholarship fund at a function organised Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the school. Joshi has been a student at the school from Grade 11. He has contributed Rs. 50,000 to the fund. He is presently undergoing the bachelor’s degree in humanities...

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