Two Nepalis killed in road accident in Malaysia

Two Nepalis killed in road accident in Malaysia
Kanchanpur / Two Nepali migrant workers have died in a road accident in Malaysia. Surendra Prasad Bhatta, 36, a resident of Dhakaniya in Kanchanpur Shuklaphanta municipality-2 died in a motorcycle accident on his way to work in Malaysia on Friday. Bhatta died on the spot in the accident, according to ward chair Shiva Raj Paneru. Pillion rider Sh...

Three killed, 17 injured in bus accident

Three killed, 17 injured in bus accident
Okhaldhunga / At least three passengers died on the spot and other 17 were injured in a bus accident at Manobhanjyang rural municipality-6, Dadhuwa at 3.00 this morning. Rajib Shrestha, police inspector, informed that bus driver Krishna Bahadur Basnet of Patthari-8, Jhapa, Maya Thapa of Solududhkunda municipality-5, Solukhumbu and Lal Bahadur...

Solar lamps in remote villages

Solar lamps in remote villages
Parbat / Solar lamps have been installed in different places of Mahashila rural municipality-7, Lunkhudeurali in Parbat. The installation is made to ease locals to walk in the evening and night time and also to reduce robbery and road accidents. Jeevan Bikram Uchchai, spokesperson of the rural municipality, shared the solar lamps were placed...

Court slaps life imprisonment on murder case

Court slaps life imprisonment on murder case
Dullu / The Dailekh District Court has sentenced life imprisonment to a youth for killing his own mother and grandmother with the use of spade. Balaram Sarki, 26, of Narayan municipality-3, Bhurti was slapped with life imprisonment on the murder case. He had murdered his mother Parbati Sarki, 47, and grandmother Juwara Sarki, 70, with the u...

Defunct suspension bridge in KMC-15 affects people’s movement

Defunct suspension bridge in KMC-15 affects people’s movement
Kathmandu / The locals in Kankeshwori in Kathmandu Metropolitan City-15 have been facing a hard time since the suspension bridge linking Lakha Tirtha with Dallu has been out of order for a while. The 50-metre bridge became defunct ever since torrential rain swept away around 8-feet tall rock installed by the foundation of the bridge. The ...

Road accidents leave 79 dead in 11 months

Road accidents leave 79 dead in 11 months
Siraha / As many as 79 people lost their lives to road accidents in Siraha district in the last 11 months of the current fiscal year 2075-76 BS. Total 79 people including 64 men, 10 women and 5 children were killed in the past 11 months of the fiscal 2075-76, according to the District Police Office, Lahan, Siraha, Major reasons behind the ri...

House passes Employees’ Adjustment Bill

House passes Employees’ Adjustment Bill
Kathmandu/ A meeting of the House of Representatives, the Lower House in the bicameral Federal Parliament, today endorsed the ‘Employees Adjustment Bill-2075 BS’.The meeting unanimously passed the proposal presented by Minister for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari, on behalf of the Minister for Federal Affairs and General Admi...

Chances of rain, snowfall forecasted

Chances of rain, snowfall forecasted
Chances of rain,  The rainfall taking place across the country from Thursday and the snowfall in the mountainous region is likely to continue even today, according to the Weather Forecasting Division.Senior Meteorologist at the Division Shanti Kandel said that effects of the westerly winds that entered into Nepal from the western belt led to a chan...

One killed in tiger attack

One killed in tiger attack
Banke/A person was killed when he came under the attack of a Royal Bengal Tiger at Badjaiyatal rural municipality-2 of Bardiya district. The victim is 71-year-old Chandra Bahadur Shahi.Thirty-year-old Bijaya Budha from the same locality has been injured by the tiger believed to have come from the jungle across the border with India. Budha has susta...

Rural women’s access to property nominal

Rural women’s access to property nominal
Surkhet / Most of the rural women of this area are still confined to merely handle household and kitchen chores. The rural women also are equally suffering from various forms and manifestations of violence.Majority of women are yet to be aware of their constitutionally-guaranteed rights. The marginalized and disadvantaged section of rural women is ...