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    Robbers shoot dead Rupandehi man

    Butwal, September 15 An unidentified gang of robbers killed a man in Rohini rural municipality of Rupandehi district on Sunday afternoon. The victim has been identified as Mahendra Kurmi, a permanent resident of Omsatiya rural municipality-5, according to police. Chief of the District Police Office, Hridaya Thapa, says the attackers also robbed the victim of […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

    • 13 hrs ago
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    Govt won’t let private sector trade salt: Minister

    Kathmandu, September 15 Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav has clarified that the government will not let the private sector sell salt arguing it is a basic necessity for the citizens and the private sector’s involvement may increase its cost. At a function organised to mark the anniversary of Salt Trading Corporation, […]Continue reading this story on the...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    Dahal says BRI is beneficial to Nepal

    Kathmandu, September 15 A chairman of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said Nepal should not delay in forwarding the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) initiated by China because it is related to collective development and connectivity. At a programme named ‘BRI Dialogue’ organised by Nepal Intellectuals’ Organisation here today, chairman Dahal […]Continue reading this story on the...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Dr KC warns of another hunger strike if demands are not met

    Kathmandu, September 15 Medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC has said he will start another fast-unto-death if his newly put seven demands will not be met by the government. Releasing a statement on Sunday, KC has demanded answers from the government regarding the amendment to the Medical Education Act and the appointment of vice-chairperson […]Continue reading this story on...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Nepali Congress obstructs House meeting over Banke attack

    Kathmandu, September 15 The main opposition party Nepali Congress obstructed the House of Representatives meeting on Sunday protesting an attack on the party’s Banke district president Kiran Koirala last week. The party has been claiming that cadres of the ruling Nepal Communist Party launched the attack. Police have arrested some persons in connection with the […]Continue reading this...

    • 16 hrs ago
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    Companies announce 10% festive discount on domestic airfare

    Kathmandu, September 15 Private airline companies of Nepal have announced that they will give 10 percent discount on the airfare of domestic flights for one month during which Nepalis will observe key festivals of Dashain, Tikar and Chhath. The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal says the customers will get discounts on the tickets they buy […]Continue reading this story on the...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Police ‘rescue’ Gyanendra Shahi from Lalitpur press meet

    Kathmandu, September 15 Police in Lalitpur district say they have ‘rescued’ controversial activist Gyanendra Shahi from a press meet that he hosted on Sunday. On Saturday, Shahi had shared a video on his social media showing that he protested a flight delay at Nepalgunj airport caused due to Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation […]Continue reading this story on the...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    District Court sends Bal Mandir director to custody

    Kathmandu, September 15 Director of Nepal Children Association, the organisation that runs an orphanage named Bal Mandir in Kathmandu and many other parts of the country, Bal Krishna Dangol has been remanded in custody. The Kathmandu District Court issued the order recently, according to police. Dangol was arrested on charges of child trafficking on August […]Continue reading this story on the...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Besisahar-Chame road reopens after 17 days

    Kathmandu, September 15 The only road that connects Manang district to the rest of the country has reopened after 17 days of obstruction. The Besisahar-Chame road was obstructed since the last week of August due to a landslide at Myardibhir, Naso rural municipality-1 of Manang. The landslide had damaged a 120-metre section of the road. […]Continue reading this story on the publisher website

    • 18 hrs ago
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    Nepal Police takes action against 1,800 personnel in one year; 256 fired

    Kathmandu, September 15 Nepal Police says it took action against around 1,800 staffers of the national police organisation after they were found involved in various illegal and unethical activities in the last fiscal year, from mid-July 2018 to mid-July 2019. Of them, 256 have been fired. Seven among them have been disqualified for any government […]Continue reading this...

    • 19 hrs ago

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