Bisket Jatra festival begins in Tokha

Bisket Jatra festival begins in Tokha
Kathmandu, March 27: Bisket Jatra festival has begun in historical and ancient Tokha of Kathmandu for this year. The festival began after erecting a wooden pole at a chowk near the local Ganesh Temple. The Bisket Jatra is celebrated here to welcome the New Year. A procession of Bhairav is taken out during the festival, celebrated till Baishakh 6...

Implementation of Dalit rights challenging: Minister Shripali

Implementation of Dalit rights challenging: Minister Shripali
Kathmandu, March 21: Minister for Youths and Sports Daljit Shripali has said although Dalit people were conferred on numerous rights through new constitution, implementation was quite challenging. During a programme organized here to mark the 52nd International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Minister Shripali, however, said some ...

Hearing on IGP appointment continues

Hearing on IGP appointment continues
Kathmandu, March 19: The final hearing on appointment of Inspector General of Police is continuous at the Supreme Court. The hearing under the bench comprising Chief Justice Sushila Karki, Justices Dr Anand Mohan Bhattarai, Ishwori Prasad Khatiwada, Anil Kumar Bhattarai and Hari Krishna Shrestha ran short of the time Sunday to continue it tomorrow....

One killed in clash

One killed in clash
Itahari (Sunsari), March 18: A person died in a clash with a group of youths at Dharan Sub Metropolitan City-15, Ganatantra Chowk in Sunsari district on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Bhakta Bahadur Rai. Dispute took a nasty turn after Rai thrashed and chased away the group of local people over a dispute with an ice-cream seller in t...

UML leader Adhikary leaves for Bangkok for medical treatment

UML leader Adhikary leaves for Bangkok for medical treatment
Kathmandu, March 15: Leader of the CPN (UML), Bharat Mohan Adhikary has today left for Bangkok, Thailand for health treatment. Leader Adhikary's personal secretary Mahesh Bista said Adhikary has been taken to Bangkok after medical condition was seen in his intestine. He left for Bangkok on a Thai Airways flight at 11.30 am today on doctor's advice....

Two killed, two injured in road accident

Two killed, two injured in road accident
Rupandehi, March 14: Two people were killed in a road accident at Sainamaina Municipality along the East-West highway, police said. The deceased are local Narayan Khanal, 48, and his wife Kamala Khanal, 32. The accident took place when a microbus (Lu 1 Ja 2230) heading to east from west hit a bike (Lu 9 Pa 4488) in which the Khanal duo were onboard...