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  • One dies in rhino attack

    Ratnanagar (Chitwan), Feb 6 (RSS): A person died in rhino attack at Madi of Chitwan. The Chitwan District Police Office confirmed that Prem Raj Dhungel, 27, of Madi municipality-2 died when rhino attacked him while he was grazing cattle. The search for Dhungel was intensified when he did not return home till Sunday morning. His dead body was found at Madi Amiliya on the same night in course of search. The dead body was handed over to his family...

    UML Standing Committee to finalise criteria for chief ministers, speakers

    Kathmandu, January 30 CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has called a meeting of the party’s Standing Committee to finalise the criteria for the party’s candidates for chief ministers and provincial speakers. The meeting will also discuss preparations for the National Assembly elections as well as the proposed unification with the CPN-Maoist Centre. The left alliance, consisting the UML and the Maoist Centre, is preparing to led provincial governments and legislatures in six provinces; namely 1, 3, 4, 5, 6...

    Election Commission to publish list of National Assembly voters today

    Kathmandu, January 21 The Election Commission says it will publish the list of voters for National Assembly elections scheduled for February 7 today. The Commission’s spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal says the Commission will publish the names as soon as members of provincial assemblies of all seven provinces take the oath of office and secretary. The oath is scheduled for today. The constitution has it that members of provincial assemblies and chiefs and deputy chiefs of local governments will vote for...

    Fire guts property worth 4 million

    Ilam, Dec 26 (RSS): Property worth 4 million gutted to cinder in a fire that broke out at Phutuk of Deumai Municipality-6 in Ilam. The Area Police Office Mangalbare said a two-storied house and a grocery of Tilak Singh Sauden were caught with the fire following an electric short when no one was there in the house. —

    Woman injured in road accident dies in course of treatment

    Pokhara, Dec 20 (RSS): A woman injured in a road accident in Kaski on Tuesday evening died in the course of treatment at Western Regional Hospital today morning. Sarita Gauli of Kapur rural municipality in Sindhuli district was injured when a truck (Ga 1 Kha 4999) hit a motorcycle (Ga 2 Pa 9691) on which she was a pillion passenger, at Shiva Chowk in Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City, the police said, adding that Gauli’s husband Shuk Tamang, who sustained hand...

    Person using indecent language against President on Facebook arrested

    Kathmandu, Dec 15 (RSS): Police here on Thursday arrested a person using indecent language against President Bidya Devi Bhandari on the social site Facebook. The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police arrested Bibek Baniya of Bandipur Municipality-3, Tanahun district on the charge of writing Facebook status using indecent and offensive words against the President and disrespecting the Head-of-the-State. Police said Baniya would be tried under the Electronic Transaction Act, 2063 BS and necessary investigation was underway in this connection....

    More than 12,000 votes invalid in Baitedi!

    Baitedi, Dec 12: More than 12,000 votes in the November 26 election to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies turned out invalid in the district. Of the 76,173 votes cast under the election to the HoR, 7,054 votes were invalid, according to the Office of the Chief Returning Officer. Likewise, 3,136 votes among the 38,018 votes cast in State Assembly ‘A’ constituency and 2,590 of the 38,155 votes cast in State Assembly ‘B’ constituency of the district were...

    World Diabetes Day today: Need to protect women from diabetes

    Kathmandu, Nov 14 (RSS): It came to a revelation that one among every ten women in the world is a diabetic. According to the International Diabetes Association, around 19.9 million women are living with diabetes in the world. Two among every five diabetic women falls in the reproductive age group and diabetes is the ninth causes behind the mortality of women, shared doctors. Ophthalmologist of Tilganga Eye Hospital Dr Raba Thapa said diabetes triggers effect on eye as in...

    One dead in accident in Parbat

    Phalebas, Parbat, Nov 1 (RSS): One person was killed in a head-on collision between a scooter and a bus here at Kushma Bazar, the district headquarters of Parbat. Dhanbir Pun Magar, 33, of Jaljala Rural Municipality-9 who was riding the scooter at the time died after a bus (Ga 1 Kha 5780) coming from the opposite direction hit his scooter at Chhamarke of Kushma Municipality-4 on Tuesday evening, according to the police. Severely injured Magar breathed his last in...

    Trishuli Bus Plunge Claims 31

    Oct 29:At least 31 people were killed and dozen others injured when a bus heading to Kathmandu from Saptari fell off the road and onto the Trishuli river in Dhading on Saturday morning. Annapurna Post says that the accident shows that Nepal lacks qualified deivers to take the wheels on long-distance buses. It says that until 10 years ago, a driver could only work for eight hour shifts. But now the rule has been ignored and long-distance drivers do not get...

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