RJPN secretary Lama dies

RJPN secretary Lama dies
  Itahari / Central secretary of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Tenji Lama has passed away. He was 31. He died due to electric shock while taking bath at his house in Itahari, Sunsari district, the District Police Office, Sunsari stated.  Lama who was seriously injured due to electrocution died on the way to the BP KOirala Institut...

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing wife

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing wife
A person has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife here at Bodebarasain municipality – 3 of Saptari district.A single bench led by Justice Shyam Sundar Adhikari handed out the sentence to 42 – year – old Jaya Prakash Yadav. He is convicted for killing his 40 – year – old wife Lalita Devi Yadav. Yadav killed his wife on November 1...

Daughters – in – law of single family missing

Daughters – in – law of single family missing
Two daughters – in – law of a single family from Rum Dandagaun of Malika rural municipality – 3 in Myagdi have remained out of contact from the same day.Cheena and Om Maya Budha have remained missing since April 15, said their father – in – law Lal Bahadur Budha. Budha said they were at home till late morning and went out of contact after meal. ...

Four arrested for vandalizing NEA Distribution Centre office

Four arrested for vandalizing NEA Distribution Centre office
Police arrested four for vandalizing the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Beni Distribution Centre for enforcing power outage for more than eight hours for past three days.The group of locals who went to the NEA office to stage a sit in after electricity did not come back till late Tuesday night resorted to vandalizing the office, District Police ...

Ward chairman dies from snakebite

Ward chairman dies from snakebite
A ward chairperson died from a poisonous snake bite at 11 pm on Wednesday in Morang district. Area Police Office, Rangeli said 35 – year – old Baliram Bhagat, ward chairman of Dhanpalthan rural municipality – 2 died in the incident. The snake bit him as he came out of his house to relieve himself. He died undergoing treatment at the Golden Hospital...

Handicraft’s development cannot take place through merger of academies

Handicraft’s development cannot take place through merger of academies
The Federation of Handicraft Associations of Nepal has opposed the proposed merger of different academies on the grounds it will scupper Nepali handicraft sector's development. Federation's Director General Dr Govinda Prasad Regmi on Wednesday issued a statement expressing his grievance towards the effort on part of Nepal Government to merge Nep...

Youth arrested with Rs 2.4 million worth of silver and gold

Youth arrested with Rs 2.4 million worth of silver and gold
The Armed Police Force (APF) last night arrested a youth trying to smuggle gold and silver worth Rs 2.4 million to India through Matihani municipality in Mahottari district.Dipendra Thakur, 24, of Janakpur Sub Metropolitan City – 4 was arrested during a checking, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Murari Basnet of APF Border Security Office...

Scholarships distributed among 124 students

Scholarships distributed among 124 students
Scholarships worth Rs 49,600 were distributed amidst a programme held here at the Janaki Elementary School at Mahatgauda of Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City – 7 on Wednesday. The scholarships were provided to 124 students, according to School's Administrative Board Chairman, Tikaram Bhandari.On the occasion, ward chairman for technical studies...

Narayanghat-Muglin road section blacktopped

Narayanghat-Muglin road section blacktopped
The work of blacktop of the much-hyped Narayanghat-Muglin road section was completed. Information Officer of Narayanghat-Muglin Road Project, Engineer Shiva Khanal, said that the first phase of the blacktop of 33.2 kilometres road was completed last midnight. Khanal said that with the completion of the first phase of the blacktop, the vehicular ...

Normal life affected in tarai as temperature rises

Normal life affected in tarai as temperature rises
The normal life in the central and eastern tarai has been affected due to scorching heat for the past four-five days now. With the rise in temperature, the heat wave has blown affecting the normal life badly.The activities of market area, educational institutions and service delivery from the government offices are also affected due to excessive ho...