EUROPE’S FINEST HORSES TRAVEL IN COMFORT TO EPPLEY

EUROPE’S FINEST HORSES TRAVEL IN COMFORT TO EPPLEY
DOHA, Qatar – Fifty of the finest European equine guests were treated with exceptional care and attention as they were transported to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, where the world’s best riders and horses will compete at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals from 29 March to 2 April. Qatar Airways Cargo provid...

Bisket Jatra festival begins in Tokha

Bisket Jatra festival begins in Tokha
Kathmandu, March 27: Bisket Jatra festival has begun in historical and ancient Tokha of Kathmandu for this year. The festival began after erecting a wooden pole at a chowk near the local Ganesh Temple. The Bisket Jatra is celebrated here to welcome the New Year. A procession of Bhairav is taken out during the festival, celebrated till Baishakh 6...

Implementation of Dalit rights challenging: Minister Shripali

Implementation of Dalit rights challenging: Minister Shripali
Kathmandu, March 21: Minister for Youths and Sports Daljit Shripali has said although Dalit people were conferred on numerous rights through new constitution, implementation was quite challenging. During a programme organized here to mark the 52nd International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Minister Shripali, however, said some ...

Hearing on IGP appointment continues

Hearing on IGP appointment continues
Kathmandu, March 19: The final hearing on appointment of Inspector General of Police is continuous at the Supreme Court. The hearing under the bench comprising Chief Justice Sushila Karki, Justices Dr Anand Mohan Bhattarai, Ishwori Prasad Khatiwada, Anil Kumar Bhattarai and Hari Krishna Shrestha ran short of the time Sunday to continue it tomorrow....

One killed in clash

One killed in clash
Itahari (Sunsari), March 18: A person died in a clash with a group of youths at Dharan Sub Metropolitan City-15, Ganatantra Chowk in Sunsari district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Bhakta Bahadur Rai. Dispute took a nasty turn after Rai thrashed and chased away the group of local people over a dispute with an ice-cream seller in t...

UML leader Adhikary leaves for Bangkok for medical treatment

UML leader Adhikary leaves for Bangkok for medical treatment
Kathmandu, March 15: Leader of the CPN (UML), Bharat Mohan Adhikary has today left for Bangkok, Thailand for health treatment. Leader Adhikary's personal secretary Mahesh Bista said Adhikary has been taken to Bangkok after medical condition was seen in his intestine. He left for Bangkok on a Thai Airways flight at 11.30 am today on doctor's advice....

Two killed, two injured in road accident

Two killed, two injured in road accident
Rupandehi, March 14: Two people were killed in a road accident at Sainamaina Municipality along the East-West highway, police said. The deceased are local Narayan Khanal, 48, and his wife Kamala Khanal, 32. The accident took place when a microbus (Lu 1 Ja 2230) heading to east from west hit a bike (Lu 9 Pa 4488) in which the Khanal duo were onboard...

Newly married forced out of home on charge of witchcraft

Newly married forced out of home on charge of witchcraft
Kathmandu, March 8: Just as the world was observing the International Women's day, a newly married woman here was forced out of her home on the charge of practicing witchcraft. The baseless blame on her was reportedly put for not bringing enough dowry during the marriage that took place two weeks ago on February 23. Upama Bhandari of Arubari in G...

UDMF demands suspension of Saptari CDO, chiefs of security agencies

UDMF demands suspension of Saptari CDO, chiefs of security agencies
Lahan (Saptari), March 7: The protesting United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has demanded that Saptari Chief District Officer and chief of police and Armed Police Force should be booked, on account of Saptari incident. A UDMF meeting held today demanded that Saptari CDO and chiefs of police and APF be suspended and a high-level inclusive judici...

Jaitley calls on President Bhandari

Jaitley calls on President Bhandari
Kathmandu, March 2: Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called on President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at the Office of the President in Sheetal Niwas this evening. During the meeting, the two held discussions on different aspects of Nepal-India relations, according to the Office of the President. On the occasion, Nepal's Ambassador to I...