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  • Three drown

    Kathmandu, July 12 :  Two persons drowned in separate incidents in Miklajung Rural Municipality of Morang district today. Police said 19-year-old Dil Kumar Limbu of Urlabari-1 drowned while swimming in a river along with his friends. Likewise, 72-year-old Bhim Bahadur Majhi drowned in Ramrikhola river this afternoon. Police Inspector Ram Prasad Timalsina said that Majhi was found dead at the bank of the river this afternoon. Meanwhile, a two and a half years old baby girl of Bhadrapur Municipality-1...

    Rastriya Prajatantra Party demands share in Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee

    Rajendra Lingden   Kathmandu, July 12 : The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has demanded that four parties, which are represented in the Federal Parliament but have not got the status of national party, be included in the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee. The 15 member committee, consisting three members of the National Assembly and 12 of the House of Representatives, has been formed few days ago. The Committee comprises lawmakers of just four ‘national’ parties including Nepal Communist Party, Nepali Congress,...

    88% water sources in Bhaktapur polluted

    Kathmandu, July 12 : Coliform bacteria are found in 88 per cent of the water sources in Bhaktapur. This information was shared at a news conference organised by the District Public Health Office here on Wednesday. Office chief Krishna Bahadur Chand said that water at 16 out of the 18 water sources where water is supplied to the district was found polluted. The office had conducted a test of the water samples at these sources few days back. He...

    Tippers banned on valley roads in daytime from July 17

    Kathmandu,July 12 , The Ministry of Home Affairs has prohibited the operation of tippers during the daytime in the three districts of the Kathmandu Valley. This decision has been taken in a bid to stop the increasing accidents caused by tippers, the Ministry has stated. Home Ministry spokesman Ram Krishna Subedi on Wednesday called the office-bearers of the bodies concerned to the Ministry and directed them to impose a ban on the operation of tippers in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and...

    Six houses buried in Darchula landslides

    Darchula, July 11 At least six houses located in different places of Darchula district have been buried in landslides on Wednesday. An incessant rainfall since Tuesday night caused landslides. Naugad Rural Municipality has been worst hit by the disaster. Local activist Aansingh Badal says some cattle, crops and other property have been buried by landslides. No human casualties have been reported so far. Floods in this area has swept away makeshift wooden bridges over the streams, barring locals from movement....

    Ready to hold talks with government, says Dr Govinda KC

    Kathmandu, July 11 Medical reform social activist Dr Govinda KC, who is on an indefinite hunger strike in Jumla, has clarified that he is ready to hold talks with the government. Issuing a statement, KC condemned the government’s statement which said that he was not ready for the meeting. Dr KC also urged the government to do necessary homework before the talks. Stating that his attention was drawn towards the government’s statement, KC clarified that a team would be...

    Police detain 25 activists for demonstrating in front of Singhadarbar

      Kathmandu, July 10 : Police have detained 25 human rights activists while they were staging a sit-in protest in front of the country’s main administrative complex, Singhadarbar, on Tuesday afternoon. Police have took under control noted rights activist Krishna Pahadi, Dr Gangadhar Adhikari, and Renuka Paudel among other activists at around 1:00 pm, immediately after starting the protest. Those arrested have been kept at the Metropolitan Police Circle in Singhadarbar. Before getting detained, the activists had demonstrated with...

    Traffic resumes along Narayangadh-Muglin road

      Kathmandu, July 10 : Two-way traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road in Chitwan district has resumed from Tuesday afternoon. Several landslides including ‘a big one’ at Ghumaune of the district had obstructed the road section since 3:45 am this morning. According to Information Officer of the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, Shiv Khanal, vehicular movement resumed after removing the landslide debris at Ghumaune as soon as the rainfall stopped earlier this afternoo. The vehicles stuck in traffic jam have started moving...

    Law Ministry of Province 5 provides boats for rescue operation

    Kathmandu, July 10 : Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law of province no 5 has provided two boats to Armed Police Force at Susta Rural Municipality of the district in a bid to help in rescue operation in case of disasters. Minister for Internal Affairs and Law Kul Prasad KC handed over the boats to Chairperson of Susta rural municipality Ram Prasad Pandey and Chief of APF, Susta, Chhabi Lal Kunwar amid a programme. The distribution of boats aims...

    One killed, nine injured in Panchthar jeep accident

      Kathmandu, July 10: One person was killed on the spot and nine others were injured in a jeep accident in Panchthar district of eastern Nepal on Tuesday morning. The deceased has been identified as Kailash Adhikari, a permanent resident of Chyangthapu-1 in the district. The jeep (Me 1 Ja 2051) lost its control and fell some 300 metres down the road at Chaite Bheer of Yangbar Rural Municipality-3 in the district. As many as 10 persons were travelling...

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