School teacher arrested for planting bomb

School teacher arrested for planting bomb
Nuwakot: Teacher Madhusudan Poudel of Mahendra secondary school in Likhu of Shivapuri rural municipality has been arrested on the charge of involvement in anti-election activities. Poudel was arrested on suspicion of being involved in planting a bomb in the house of Congress leader Uddav Bahadur Thapa this morning at Shivapuri-4. Poudel was arrest...

PM Deuba inquires about health of leader Nidhi

PM Deuba inquires about health of leader Nidhi
Kathmandu: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba today went to the Om Hospital at local Chabahil and inquired about the health condition of party leader Bimalendra Nidhi. Leader Nidhi is receiving treatment at the hospital after falling ill on Monday. He felt breathing difficulty while on an election campaign in Dhanusha....

Nepali Students Fastest Growing Enrollment in U.S.

Nepali Students Fastest Growing Enrollment in U.S.
Kathmandu: The number of Nepali students enrolling in U.S universities for higher education has increased gradually. As per the Open Doors Report-2017, Nepali students in US universities are the fastest growing international student population in the United States. The report is released annually by the Institute of International Education and the...

Agitated farmers take GM of Sugar Mills under their control

Agitated farmers take GM of Sugar Mills under their control
Rautahat: Angry over not being paid for a long time, sugarcane farmers of Bijaypur Laxminiya, Tuesday took a vehicle carrying general manager of Shreeram Sugar Mills under their control. Locals took the vehicle (Na 2 Cha 6501) carrying mills' GM Chandra Shekhar Tiwari and other employees as they were returning from a village under their control, i...

Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties

Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties
Kathmandu: A preliminary report has stated that the total damage caused by this year's flood is approximately Rs 60.71 billion. The National Planning Commission (NPC) on Monday submitted a report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on the need of recovery of the damages and losses caused by the 2017 floods. The report states that nine most affect...

Some 40 hurt in school bus accident

Some 40 hurt in school bus accident
Nawalparasi: As many as 40 people including school children were injured in an accident involving a school bus at Sukrauli of Ramgram Municipality, Nawalparasi today. The bus ( Ga 1 Kha 3189) belonging to the Devjyoti Lower Secondary School of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-6 in Chitwan met with an accident as it was heading towards Lumbini for a pic...

Leader Raymajhi commits to developing Arghakhanchi

Leader Raymajhi commits to developing Arghakhanchi
Kathmandu: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Top Bahadur Raymajhi has said time has come to prepare infrastructures within country to bring back 50,000 youths of the district, who has been abroad for jobs. Talking to the National News Agency (RSS) in Kathmandu Friday, leader Rayamajhi who is contesting polls from Arghakhanchi district to the House of Rep...

NGOs play leadership role for development: Former Chief Justice Shrestha

NGOs play leadership role for development: Former Chief Justice Shrestha
Kathmandu: Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have played a leadership role in modernising, socialising and transforming the country, while bringing a wave of development. "A public gathering is required from local level to the centre to make citizen's able to take national decisions. Democracy cannot be...

Public holiday demanded on Phalgunanda Jayanti

Public holiday demanded on Phalgunanda Jayanti
Damak: Followers of the Kirant faith have demanded that the government announce a public holiday throughout the country on the birth anniversary of Phalgunanda Lingden, the pioneer preacher of Kirat religion. The government has declared the birth anniversary of Phalgunanda Lingden on Kattik 25 which falls on November 11 this year as a public holida...

Girl dies from hornet sting

Girl dies from hornet sting
Darchula: A girl died from hornet sting in Darchula district today. The deceased has been identified as Punam Thagunna, 11, daughter of Harak Singh Thagunna of Mahakali Municipality-7, according to the District Police Office, Darchula. Police said that the incident took place on Monday night when she was cutting grass near her house. Punam was re...