Three IEDs found, two arrested with bomb

Three IEDs found, two arrested with bomb
Kathmandu /Three improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have been found at different places of Kathmandu today. The IEDs were found at Naikap Balkhu bridge of Chandragiri Municipality, Nayapati of Gokarneshwor Municipality and Jamal of Kathmandu Metropolitan City. Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav' has called nation-wi...

Beni-Jomsom road closed

Beni-Jomsom road closed
Myagdi / The Beni-Jomsom road that links Myagdi with mountainous district Mustang has remained blocked since this morning following landslides occurred at multiple locations along the highway. The landslide hit the Beni-Ghasa section (towards Mustang) on the 76 kilometer-road, leaving tourists, pilgrims and locals stranded. Mustang is home to vari...

NEA’s net income projected to cross one billion

NEA’s net income projected to cross one billion
Kathmandu /Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has said its net income is going to be more than that projected in fiscal year 2016/17. NEA had targeted to earn net income of Rs 1.01 billion last fiscal year. The country's power utility has claimed that its projected annual net income would increase after the final auditing was done. The operational ...

Mahakali highway obstructed

Mahakali highway obstructed
Baitadi / Vehicular movement along Mahakali highway has been obstructed for the past two days due to a landslide occurred at Malikarjun rural municipality following incessant rainfall. Dirgha Bogati, Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Gokuleshwor, said that efforts were underway to remove the landslide debris using a bulldozer. He ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day observed

Pakistan’s Independence Day observed
Kathmandu / A special ceremony was organised here today to mark the 71st Independence Day of Pakistan. The national flag of Pakistan was hoisted on the occasion where Pakistani Ambassador for Nepal, Mazhar Javed read out messages of congratulations sent separately by Pakistan's President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nasir Ul Mulk on the occas...

IED set off targeting ward office in Jhapa

IED set off targeting ward office in Jhapa
Damak / An improvised explosive device (IED) went off today at the ward office of Gauradaha Municipality- 7 in Jhapa. According to ward chair Balaram Kharel, window panes got smashed in the blast targeting the office. The blast also damaged the office boundary wall. Police are searching for possible perpetrator, as stated by Galdubba Police Beat as...

Inmates in trouble

Inmates in trouble
Terhathum / Jailbirds are reeling under troubled life as the district prison is overcrowded with three-fold than its original capacity.The district jail has the capacity to accommodate 25 inmates but is now managing 88. As a result, the inmates are facing inadequacy of drinking water and spaces for toilet besides trouble in preparing meal...

Road accidents on the rise

Road accidents on the rise
Rajbiraj / The Saptari district has seen recurring road accidents. As many as 320 road crashes occurred in different parts of the district during the fiscal 2074/75. Some 79 had reportedly lost their lives to road mishaps whereas 189 sustained severe injuries and 344 minor injuries during the period. In the last fiscal, 37 trucks, 53 buses, 50 c...

Ward supports Dalit community for Panchebaaja preservation

Ward supports Dalit community for Panchebaaja preservation
Waling / Ward no. 9 of Bhirkot municipalityin Syangja district has handed Panchebaaja – a set of five traditional Nepali musical instruments played during special ceremony – to a local Dalit community as assistance. With a view to preserving the special band which is on the verge of disappearance, a set of Panchebaaja worth Rs 150,000 was granted ...

IED defused

IED defused
Bhaktapur  /Nepal Army bomb disposal team has defused improvised explosive devices found in Suryabinayak and Lokanthali of Bhaktapur this morning. Pressure cooker bombs were detected nearby Adarsha Bus Park in Suryabinayak municipality-6 and along the road side in Madhyapur Thimi municipality-1, Lokanthali. Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) ...