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  • IED set off near house of NC candidate Lekhak

    Kanchanpur, Dec 5 (RSS): An improvised explosive device went off near the house of Nepali Congress candidate Ramesh Lekhak in Bhimdatta Municipality on Monday night. No human casualties or property loss were reported however, the police said. A search has been launched for the bomb planter(s), said Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Setti. Meanwhile, issuing a statement, NC’s former Kanchanpur district working committee secretary Bhojraj Bohara condemned the attack, and demanded action against the bomb planter(s). Likewise, an...

    Domestic Investment In Hydropower

    Kathmandu,Dec 04:Bikash Thapa, in his article for Annapurna Post, says that mega hydropower projects such as the Budhi Gandaki should be built utilising domestic finance. He says that if the people of Nepal apply the right pressure on the government, it will be forced to decide in favour of local resources. Thapa argues that financing big projects with local resources will send a signal that Nepal is indeed a sovereign country and it can do things on its own. He...

    Bomb goes off at State Minister Khadka’s house

    Baglung, Nov 21 (RSS): A bomb exploded at the house of Minister of State for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Champa Devi Khadka at Baglung municipality-2 last night. No human casualties have been reported from the blast that occurred at 11 pm on Monday. The Minister of State is also the candidate for the House of Representatives election from Baglung district constituency-1. She was in the house when the bomb suddenly exploded with a big bang. Police have started investigation...

    Government to install RFID technology at Kathmandu entry points

    Kathmandu, November 20 In a bid to help police arrest people involved in various criminal incidents, the Department of Transport Management is planning to install radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology at major entry points of Kathmandu Valley. The new system will enable officials to track movement of vehicles after reading the radio-frequency information kept on their embossed number plates, informs DoTM spokesperson Tokraj Pandey. It means the system works only when the vehicles have embossed number plates. The government has...

    West Seti Paperwork Moves Forward

    Nov 17:Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) and China Three Gorges Corporation signed an agreement to establish a JV, West Setu Hydro Power Company, to construct the 750 MW West Seti hydropower project. Karobar, in its lead story for the day, says the agreement was signed five years behind schedule. The paper reports that the NEA will have 25 per cent stake in the company and the rest will go to Three Gorges. The report says that Three Gorges has agreed to give...

    Electric vehicles on parties’ priority list

    Nov 21-Karobar says political parties have accorded a high priority to development and promotion of electric vehicles in the country in manifestoes they have prepared for upcoming elections. The joint manifesto of CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Centre reads that they will allow e-vehicles only to play Kathmandu roads within next three years. Likewise, the Nepali Congress has said it will replace ‘pollution-causing’ vehicles as soon as possible. Experts, however, have said the plans look very good; but what matters more is...

    Grant programme of TEVT capacity support project begins

    Pokhara, Nov 9 (RSS): The Technical Education and Vocational Training (TEVT) capacity support project’s regional grant programme has begun. The British Council is operating the project funded by the European Union for the improvement of technical education and vocational training sector in the country. A programme was organized on Wednesday to inform the stakeholders on the objective, process, criteria and requirements of the grant and impart knowledge to the potential grant applicants on primary application and submission procedures. At...

    ‘Kathmandu Metro’ app launched

    Kathmandu, Nov 7 (RSS): The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has launched the ‘Kathmandu Metro’ app in a bid to promote transparency of information through the use of information technology and getting closer to the Kathmandu denizens. KMC mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya launched the apps at a programme on Monday. Addressing the function, mayor Shakya expressed the hope that the apps would play a significant role in disseminating the development works carried out by the metropolis to the people quickly and...

    NTC’s mobile phone service halted in Khotang for one month

    Khotang, Nov 5 (RSS): Nepal Telecom’s mobile phone service has come to a halt in southern and northern part of the district for the past one month as the tower of Namaste and Sky phone has broken down, the locals said. The malfunctioning of a battery installed in a repeater at Chisapani in Jantedhunga rural municipality has caused disruption in the service, said an NTC official. The areas that have faced a halt in phone service include Kahule, Chipring,...

    Int’l conference on cancer kicks off, Live operation taking place

    Chitwan, Nov 2 (RSS): An international conference on cancer has begun in Chitwan from today. The SAARC Federation of Oncologist Nepal has organised the conference where specialists from different countries of the world have been participating, said secretary of the Organising Committee Dr Umesh Nepal. Dr Nepal said that a ‘live operation’ was now taking place in the conference started from 10:00 am. Experts have been studying and watching the live operation at the conference hall of the Cancer...

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