NBA Vote Counting: Shrestha Is Leading In A Small Margin

Kathmandu,April 04 : Chandeshwor Shrestha of CPN affiliated Progressive Panel is leading in the latest election counting of Nepal Bar Association by the margin of 70 votes. However, Democratic Panel’s candidate Leelamani Poudel is leading general secretary with over 150 votes. After started counting in Kathmandu Valley, progressive candidate Shrestha led the contest in small margin. The vote of Kathmandu Valley is regarded as a decisive for both the panels. This counting included the votes of Supreme Court Bar...

UPPER TAMAKOSI Right Track

Kathmandu,April 03 : After achieving major breakthrough dispatching all penstock pipes in the project sites, Ministry of Energy and Nepal Electricity Authority’s officials have announced a new working schedule to complete the 456 MW Upper Tamakosi Project before November 2018. With the recent visit of Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun, NEA’S Managing Director Kul Man Ghising at Gonger, Ministry directed to hold a high-level meeting every month in the project site to review the...

PM visits storm-hit region, meets survivors

Kathmandu, April 1 Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday visited various places of flood-hit Bara district and met survivors undergoing treatment. Oli inspected the situation in the worst hit Pheta Rural Municipality of the district from a helicopter before he landed in Kalaiya of Bara and Birgunj of Parsa to meet the survivors admitted at local hospitals. Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Upendra Yadav, Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, Physical Infrastructure Minister Raghubir Mahaseth and Urban Development...

Storm kills at least 31 in Nepal’s southern plains

Kathmandu, April 1 At least 31 persons have died when a strong storm hit various districts in Province 2 of southern Nepal on Sunday evening. Over 500 persons have sustained injuries. Many of them are critical; therefore the death toll may rise, officials inform. Mainly Bara and Parsa districts have been affected. Bara District Police Office says 27 people were killed in the district. Government officials in the district have informed that local health facilities have received dozens of...

Possibility of rain in various areas: Weather forecasting division

  Kathmandu, March 29 : There will be a weather change and possibility of rain in different parts of the country in the next three days. This is a result of the impact of the westerly low pressure system, said the Weather Forecasting Division. There is possibility of a partly and general change in weather in mid and western areas, while hilly, mid and western hilly areas may witness heavy rain, said the Division. Likewise, snowfall is likely in...

Kathmandu’s new road sweeping machines collect 18 tonnes of dust on first night of operation

Kathmandu, March 28 Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s brand new road sweeping machines (broomers) have collected over 18 tonnes of dust from various parts of the city, officials said. According to authorities, the city’s five broomers swept 13 areas on Wednesday night. The machines were deployed in areas such as Sundhara, Tundikehl, Ratna Park, Kantipath, Jamal, Exhibition Road, Putalisadak, Maitighar, Tripureshowr, Teku, Kalimati, Soalteemode. City officials said that most of the dust came from Ratnapark, Sundhara, Jamal and Tripureshwor area. The...

Brief rain expected this evening

Kathmandu, March 20 (RSS): Light rainfall to thundershowers is likely at a few places in the hilly region today also due to cloudy sky caused by the impact of pre-monsoon weather system.  According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, brief rain/thundershowers have been forecast this evening. However, no heavy rainfall is expected for a long time. General to partial cloudy condition is predicted on Thursday and Friday as well, Division’s meteorologist Samir Shrestha said. 

Westerly wind brings brief rainfall

Kathmandu, March 19: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has said some parts of the hilly region across the country witnesses brief rainfall with thunder. Meteorologist at the Division Bibhuti Pokharel said most of the parts in the country will experience a weather change while some places in the hilly region shall witness brief rainfall with the advent of the pre-monsoon. The pre-monsoon features with brief rainfall- even the valley sees it in some part. Heavy rainfall is not expected in...

4.1 magnitude aftershock of Gorkha earthquake jolts Kathmandu

Kathmandu, March 18: An earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale rattled Kathmandu at 9.1 am on Monday. According to the National Seismological Centre, the commotion was an aftershock of the Gorkha Earthquake that struck different parts of the country on 25 April 2015. Today’s tremor had the epicenter in Makawanpur, the Centre informed. 

15 days of government holiday in 2076 (2019/20)

Kathmandu, March 15 Nepal will have 15 days of public holiday in the upcoming calendar year 2076 BS (2019/2020), the government has decided. A notice to this effect was published on the government’s Gazette on Friday. The holidays are: Nepali New year, May Day, Buddha Jayanti, Constitution Day, Dashain (five days), Tihar (three days), Shiva Ratri, International Women’s Day, and Holi. However, the government has also decided to grant holidays to specific groups of people during festivals unique to...

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