Locals burn tyres to protest delay in Chabahil-Sankhu road construction

The locals of Thali today obstructed the road to protest the constant delay in the construction of Chabahil-Sankhu road section. Thali locals burned tyres on the road stating that they were fed... Read more »

Nepal bags $39 million grant from Green Climate Fund

Nepal has recently been awarded a significant grant under the Green Climate Fund (GCF). GCF is an international fund founded as part of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with... Read more »

PM Oli back in action

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been discharged from the Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center under the Maharajgunj-based TU Teaching Hospital after his surgery. Oli left the hospital yesterday after a... Read more »

Supreme Court outlawed chaupadi in 2005, yet it’s claiming lives in Achham

A young girl died while she was practicing chhaupadi in Achham district of Sudur Paschim Province last night. Police have identified the deceased as 21-year-old Parbati Rawat, of Siddheshwori 21, Sanfebagar municipality-3. The... Read more »

Rape accused ‘Siddha Baba’ in ICU; alleged criminals often seek solace in hospital beds

Krishna Bahadur Giri aka Siddhababa has been shifted to ICU shortly after police reached the Biratnagar-based Birat Nursing Home to arrest him for allegedly raping one of his female followers. Giri, who... Read more »

Govt to draft new Land Bill by incorporating scrapped Guthi Bill

The government is all set to draft a new Land Bill, which will also incorporate the controversial Guthi bill that was later scrapped. Briefing the media about the decisions made by the... Read more »

President Bhandari off to Janakpur for Bibaha Panchami

President Bidya Devi Bhandari is arriving in Janakpur today to partake in the Bibaha Panchami festivities. The president is scheduled to leave for Janakpur at 11:00 am today in Nepali Army’s helicopter,... Read more »

Bharatpur airport to be shut for 10 days

The Chitwan-based Bharatpur Ariport will be closed for 10 days for repair and maintenance works. According to the Civil Aviation Authority in Bharatpur, the airport will be shut from December 1 (Mangsir... Read more »

Six arrested for alleged involvement in banking fraud

Police have taken six people into custody for their alleged involvement in withdrawing a sum of around Rs 1.9 million using forged signatures of an account holder from Kathmandu. Police were able... Read more »

Explosive goes off near NCP gathering in Pokhara

An explosive device went off near a mass gathering of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) in Pokhara of Kaski district today. The gathering was being addressed by Subash Chandra Nembang when the... Read more »