Dozer driver killed by crashing branch

Dozer driver killed by crashing branch
Gorkha: A driver of a dozer was killed on the spot after the branch of a tree came crashing upon him in course of carrying out road upgrading work at Chapa Bhanjyang of Palungtar Municipality-2 in the district. The incident took place today afternoon. A branch of a Bar tree suddenly crashed on the dozer while it was on work for upgrading the road ...

CPN (United) calls for guarantee of election impartiality

CPN (United) calls for guarantee of election impartiality
Kathmandu: CPN (United) has demanded the government to make the second-phase of local-level election impartial and peaceful. The politburo meeting of party presided over by party chairman Ganesh Shah urged the government to conduct the election in a peaceful atmosphere with the participation of all. Welcoming Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's ...

Policies, programmes positive: Minister Lekhak

Policies, programmes positive: Minister Lekhak
Kathmandu: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, and Nepali Congress leader Ramesh Lekhak has said the government continued the achievements gained with the economic growth and control of price hike. Talking to media persons after the President announced the policies and programmes at the Legislature-Parliament on Thursday, Minister ...

Litchi seed stuck in throat kills three year old

Litchi seed stuck in throat kills three year old
Surunga (Jhapa): A three-year-old child died after a litchi seed stuck in his throat while having the fruit at Kankai Municipality-1 in the district on Tuesday, police said. The deceased has been identified as Roshan, son of local resident Tek Narayan Budhathoki. Roshan was a student at local Pashupati Primary School.

NC wins at Ward No 26 of Kathmandu Metropolis

NC wins at Ward No 26 of Kathmandu Metropolis
Kathmandu, May 21: Nepali Congress candidate Khem Raj Tiwari has been elected Chairman of Kathmandu Metropolis Ward No 26, garnering 2,097 votes. His nearest rival Rabindra Rimal from the CPN-UML got 1873 votes. Similarly, Tirtharatri Dangol and Krishna Rajan have become members from open category, while Shanta Gautam member from open woman catego...

Heavy rain expected few more days in capital

Heavy rain expected few more days in capital
Kathmandu, May 16: Heavy rainfall the Kathmandu Valley is witnessing these days is expected to continue for a few more days. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, in the past 24 hours, the Kathmandu Valley recorded the maximum 41 millimetre rain while Dhankuta received 37 mm, Pokhara 14 mm, Taplejung 12 mm and Biratnagar 5 mm. Inte...

NC candidate wins in Hetauda Sub Metropolis – 1

NC candidate wins in Hetauda Sub Metropolis – 1
Hetauda, May 16: Nepali Congress candidate has emerged victorious in Hetauda Sub Metropolis – 1. The vote counting concluded this morning as per which NC's Sabin Neupane mustered 1,145 votes to win the post of ward chair. Neupane is the editor of 'Sajha Kura' published from Hetauda. His closest contender, Uttar Neupane, from CPN (UML) garnere...

No obstruction on first round election: Mahato

No obstruction on first round election: Mahato
Kathmandu, May 11: Leader of the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, Rajendra Mahato, has said his party would not obstruct the first round of local level election. During an interaction organized by Reporters' Club in the capital city on Thursday, leader Mahato said his party was for the election to institutionalize democracy, because election is the so...

Pressure cooker bomb goes off in Siraha

Pressure cooker bomb goes off in Siraha
Lahan (Siraha), May 11: A pressure cooker bomb was set off at the Sagarmatha Zonal Transport Management office in Lahan in Siraha today noon. No casualties were reported, however. Walls of a toilet of the office had cracks and windowpanes shattered in the explosion. The explosion occurred in the office's toilet on the second floor, police said. Th...

Yamaha supports UN Road Safety Week 2017 in Nepal

Yamaha supports UN Road Safety Week 2017 in Nepal
Kathmandu, 8 May 2017:  MAW Enterprises, authorized distributor of Yamaha motorcycles and scooters in Nepal, has extended its solidarity towards Fourth United Nations Global Road Safety Week 2017 which has kicked off from Monday and will continue till 14th May. As a part of its social initiative, MAW Enterprises has supported to facilitate the or...