Scholarship provided to 24 students in memory of Madan-Ashrit

Scholarship provided to 24 students in memory of Madan-Ashrit
Butwal, May 18 (RSS): Scholarships have been provided to 24 meritorious students coming from economically poor families on the occasion of the 25th Madan-Ashrit Memorial Day.The scholarships were provided to the students organizing a programme on the 14th AGM of Madan-Ashrit Memorial Revolving Fund today. The students provided with the stipend a...

Muslim holy month of fasting begins across India

Muslim holy month of fasting begins across India
NEW DELHI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- The Muslim holy month of fasting, or Ramadan, has begun across India Thursday.The formal announcements regarding the sighting of crescent and beginning of Ramadan were made by grand jurists in almost all the states of India on Wednesday late evening. Following the announcements practising Muslims thronged mosques in...

NRCS to spend Rs 7.72 billion in reconstruction

NRCS to spend Rs 7.72 billion in reconstruction
Kathmandu, April 25: Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) has built 568 houses out of the seven thousand houses damaged by the earthquake that it was responsible for reconstructing. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and NRCS on May 23, 2016 had reached an agreement in which the NRCS was entrusted with the responsibility of constructing 7000 pr...

Electricity brings happiness to Palpa residents

Electricity brings happiness to Palpa residents
Rampur (Palpa), Nov 23: Happiness of local residents of Juthapauwa VDC knew no bound when the locality has been illuminated recently. Electricity has reached the villages of the VDC ward No 6 and 7 on the initiatives of the constituency area development, technicians of the district branch of Nepal Electricity Authority and local people. The consti...

Minister Thapa donates his first month’s salary to oncology fund

Minister Thapa donates his first month’s salary to oncology fund
Kathmandu, Nov 22: Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa has donated the amount tantamount to his salary of first month to the oncology fund set up in Kanti Children's Hospital to provide monetary aid to poorest children suffering from cancer. Minister Thapa stuck to his announcement to provide donation to the fund to help in the treatment of children ...

Dhurmus-Suntali model settlement handover on Friday

Dhurmus-Suntali model settlement handover on Friday
Melamchi, Oct 26: The model human settlement constructed by artists Dhurmus-Suntali at Girounchaur of Sindhupalchowk is to tbe handed over to the concerned earthquake survivors on Friday. Artist duo, Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who got encouragement after they successfully completed the construction of 20 integrated houses for quake survivo...

Nepali migrants in Portugal donate Rs 50,000 to Syangja fire victims

Nepali migrants in Portugal donate Rs 50,000 to Syangja fire victims
Portugal (Europe), Aug 19: Nepali migrants living in Portugal have come to the rescue of people of Syangja district in Nepal whose houses were burnt down in a fire outbreak at Pelakot VDC four months ago. The Syangja Sahayog Samaj Portugal has donated Rs 50,000 to the fire victims. A team including the Samaj Chairman Damodar Subedi handed down the...

Army building collective shelters for earthquake survivors in Gorkha

Army building collective shelters for earthquake survivors in Gorkha
Gorkha, June 16: The responsibility of constructing the collective shelters for the earthquake survivors has been given to the Nepalese Army in Gorkha district. Accordingly, the army has already started the construction works at Keraunja, Swanra, Kharibot, Muchchok and Thumi VDCs in the district. It will soon start constructing the collective shel...

Police operates bus service

Police operates bus service
Kathmandu: Nepal Police has operated two buses to various destinations in town for the convenience of the general public in view of the transport strike enforced today by various transport workers associations, organisations and transport entrepreneurs. One bus will run on the Putalisadak-Maitighar-Kupandol-Pulchok-Jawalakhel- Ekantakuna-Balkhu-...

SBI Bank contributes Rs. 52.1 million to PM disaster relief fund

SBI Bank contributes Rs. 52.1 million to PM disaster relief fund
Kathmandu: The Nepal SBI Bank Limited has contributed Rs. 52.1 million to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund. Bank officials including CEO of the Bank Mukul Bhatnagar handed over a cheque worth the amount to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli at the PM's official residence in Baluwatar today.