Agitated farmers take GM of Sugar Mills under their control

Agitated farmers take GM of Sugar Mills under their control
Rautahat: Angry over not being paid for a long time, sugarcane farmers of Bijaypur Laxminiya, Tuesday took a vehicle carrying general manager of Shreeram Sugar Mills under their control. Locals took the vehicle (Na 2 Cha 6501) carrying mills' GM Chandra Shekhar Tiwari and other employees as they were returning from a village under their control, i...

Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties

Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties
Kathmandu: A preliminary report has stated that the total damage caused by this year's flood is approximately Rs 60.71 billion. The National Planning Commission (NPC) on Monday submitted a report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on the need of recovery of the damages and losses caused by the 2017 floods. The report states that nine most affect...

Some 40 hurt in school bus accident

Some 40 hurt in school bus accident
Nawalparasi: As many as 40 people including school children were injured in an accident involving a school bus at Sukrauli of Ramgram Municipality, Nawalparasi today. The bus ( Ga 1 Kha 3189) belonging to the Devjyoti Lower Secondary School of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-6 in Chitwan met with an accident as it was heading towards Lumbini for a pic...

Leader Raymajhi commits to developing Arghakhanchi

Leader Raymajhi commits to developing Arghakhanchi
Kathmandu: CPN (Maoist Centre) leader Top Bahadur Raymajhi has said time has come to prepare infrastructures within country to bring back 50,000 youths of the district, who has been abroad for jobs. Talking to the National News Agency (RSS) in Kathmandu Friday, leader Rayamajhi who is contesting polls from Arghakhanchi district to the House of Rep...

NGOs play leadership role for development: Former Chief Justice Shrestha

NGOs play leadership role for development: Former Chief Justice Shrestha
Kathmandu: Former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have played a leadership role in modernising, socialising and transforming the country, while bringing a wave of development. "A public gathering is required from local level to the centre to make citizen's able to take national decisions. Democracy cannot be...

Public holiday demanded on Phalgunanda Jayanti

Public holiday demanded on Phalgunanda Jayanti
Damak: Followers of the Kirant faith have demanded that the government announce a public holiday throughout the country on the birth anniversary of Phalgunanda Lingden, the pioneer preacher of Kirat religion. The government has declared the birth anniversary of Phalgunanda Lingden on Kattik 25 which falls on November 11 this year as a public holida...

Girl dies from hornet sting

Girl dies from hornet sting
Darchula: A girl died from hornet sting in Darchula district today. The deceased has been identified as Punam Thagunna, 11, daughter of Harak Singh Thagunna of Mahakali Municipality-7, according to the District Police Office, Darchula. Police said that the incident took place on Monday night when she was cutting grass near her house. Punam was re...

Fire destroys property in cotton factory

Fire destroys property in cotton factory
Itahari: Properties worth Rs 700,000 gutted in a fire that broke out on Monday in a cotton factory located at Namaste Tole of Itahari Sub-Metropolitan City-5, Sunsari. According to Province No. 1 Office of Nepal Police in Biratnagar, goods including cotton, machines and the entire clothes were gutted to cinder in the fire that occurred in Green Co...

Ten injured in Bajhang jeep accident

Ten injured in Bajhang jeep accident
Bajhang: As many as 10 passengers were injured in a road accident at Rayala of Kedarsyung Rural Municipality in the Bajhang district on Thursday. The accident took place when a jeep (Se 1 Ja 861) heading to Bagathala from the district headquarters met with the accident at the place. Of the injured, four are in critical condition. The critically i...

Nepal slips one position down in FIFA ranking

Nepal slips one position down in FIFA ranking
Kathmandu: Nepal has fallen one position down in the latest FIFA ranking published today. According to FIFA, Nepal has slipped to one position down to be ranked 176th. India has moved up by two places in the ranking to the 105th position, to take the highest ranking in the SAARC region.