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 ...

‘Chhori-Buhari scholarship’ to girl students of Karnali

‘Chhori-Buhari scholarship’ to girl students of Karnali
Surkhet/In a bid to enhance women's access to technical education, the Karnali province government has initiated scholarship programmes on different genres.The Ministry of Social Development has brought into operation the 'Chhori-Buhari Scholarship' scheme through this fiscal year's budget programme targeting the daughters and daughter-in-laws. In ...

Hydel projects result in extinction of aquatic animals

Hydel projects result in extinction of aquatic animals
Galeshwor / The aquatic creatures in the rivers and streams of Narchyang of Annapurna Rural Municipality-4 in Myagdi district have faced extinction threat in the recent time. According to locals, the aquatic animals in the rivers lack safe habitat following the ongoing construction works of hydropower projects and environmental imbalance in Narchya...

‘Cultural heritages means of economic prosperity’

‘Cultural heritages means of economic prosperity’
Banepa / Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota has said that our cultural heritages should be used for bringing in economic prosperity in the country.At a Sonam Lhochhar programme organised by Mandan Deupur Lhochhar Cultural Festival 2075 in Kavre, Minister Banskota said that available means should be utilised...

Two killed, five injured in Makawanpur tractor mishap

Two killed, five injured in Makawanpur tractor mishap
Hetauda /Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident. Shrest...

Illegally imported 5,000 chicken destroyed

Illegally imported 5,000 chicken destroyed
Kalaiya / Authorities have seized and destroyed around 5,000 chicken in Kalaiya that were imported without getting clearance certificate from the customs point. A team of the Armed Police Force, Nepal seized the chicken from Gadhimai Chowk in Jitpur, Bara. The chicken imported from India by evading tax were buried at the premise of the Armed Police...

Memorial constructed in memory of Martyr BK

Memorial constructed in memory of Martyr BK
Nepalgunj / Martyr Setu BK Gateway was constructed at Dhanuli in Khajura, Banke. Chief of Khajura Rural Municipality Kismat Kumar Kachhapati inaugurated the gateway on Wednesday developed by the Martyr Setu BK Memorial Gateway Construction Users’ Committee. The gateway was built with Rs 300,000 in cash from the rural municipality and locals’ in-kin...