NC’s Chaudhary wins provincial seat in Sunsari 3

NC’s Chaudhary wins provincial seat in Sunsari 3
Sunsari / Nepali Congress's Agam Lal Chaudhary won a Sunsari constituency 3 (B) Provincial Assembly seat. Chaudhary received 21,429 votes while his closest contender CPN (UML)'s Ram Dev Yadav representing the left alliance 17,568 votes.

One killed, eight hurt in brick pile collapse in Chitwan

One killed, eight hurt in brick pile collapse in Chitwan
Chitwan/ A brick kiln worker was killed when a pile of bricks fell and buried her at Milijuli chowk in Kalika Municipality-6 in Chitwan on Tuesday. Eight other workers were hurt in the accident. Sangita Dangi, 40, of Rolpa died while she was making bricks at a brick factory in the locality, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Prabhu Prasad Dhakal....

Nepal welcomes Daily flights to Saint. Petersburg

Nepal welcomes Daily flights to Saint. Petersburg
Kathmandu , Nepal – Saint. Petersburg will welcome the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha on 19th December 2017, The flight will connect to Saint.Petersburg  to the world. To celebrate this special occasion, the award-winning airline will fly  its Boing 777 aircraft to Saint.Petersburg. To celebrate the occasion  Russian Ambassador  His Ex...

Bam wins federal election in Mugu

Bam wins federal election in Mugu
Mugu: Gopal Bahadur Bam, the candidate of left alliance, has won the elections to the House of Representatives in Mugu by securing 11,034 votes while his nearest rival from Nepali Congress Hasta Bahadur Malla got 9,861 votes. Similarly, Naya Shakti Party candidate Raj Bahadur Bham got only 99 votes in the election. The vote count for State Assembl...

Vote count begins in some districts

Vote count begins in some districts
Kathmandu, Dec7 / The vote count has begun in some districts out of the 32 where voting was held in the first phase on November 26. The Office of the Chief Election Officers in Mustang, Manang, Baitadi and Bajura said that the vote counts began from 5:00 pm this evening, soon after the second phase of polling ended today. Chief of District Elec...

Nonagenarian national poet Ghimire exercises franchise

Nonagenarian national poet Ghimire exercises franchise
Kathmandu, Dec 7 (RSS): Rastrakavi (national poet) Madhav Prasad Ghimire cast his vote under the second phase of elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies. The 99-year-old poet reached the Lainchaur-based Kanya Secondary School polling center 'A' at 12:10 pm today along with his spouse and son to cast his ballots.

Election candidate reportedly threatens journalist

Election candidate reportedly threatens journalist
Rajbiraj, Saptari, Dec 7 / An election candidate has reportedly threatened journalist Raj Kumar Paswan over a news report. The victim Paswan said Satya Narayan Mandal, a provincial candidate from Saptari constituency 1, called him up and made a threat. An analytical report about election candidates including Mandal by Paswan was recently publishe...

Quake felt in far western districts

Quake felt in far western districts
Baitadi, Dec 7 / A tremor was felt in far western districts including Baitadi, as a 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook Uttarakhand in India on Wednesday night, said the National Seismological Center (NSC). Its epicenter was in Uttarakhand, around 22 kilometers away from Darchula district in Nepal. No human casualties, and property loss were reported ho...

Voting starts at 7 today

Voting starts at 7 today
Kathmandu, Dec 7  /  Voters armed with their voter identity cards started streaming into polling stations early in the morning, as voting started at 7 am today. It will continue until 5 pm today.  The second and final phase of the elections to the House of Representatives and State Assemblies are taking place in the remaining 45 districts today...

Bomb hurled targeting NC candidate Neupane in Dang

Bomb hurled targeting NC candidate Neupane in Dang
Dang: A bomb has been hurled targeting a Nepali Congress candidate of State Assembly 'Kha' of Dang Constituency-2, Bharat Bahadur Neupane, on Monday. The improvised explosive device was hurled at a vehicle (Ra 1 Ja 612) that Neupane was travelling in at Sakram at 4:15 pm. He was en route to the district headquarters from Chhilikot of Tulasipur Sub-...