Nine gamblers land in police net

Nine gamblers land in police net
Sankhu /  The Metropolitan Police Circle at Bouddha in the capital city arrested nine gamblers along with Rs 80,000 in cash from a hotel in Jorpati on Wednesday night.A police team deployed in plain clothes based on a tip off arrested the gamblers from a hotel run by Wangel Lama in Gokarneshowr Municipality-5, according to Deputy Superintendent of ...

13 inmates die in central jail during current FY

13 inmates die in central jail during current FY
Kathmandu /As many as 13 inmates have died in the central jail of Nepal during the current fiscal year.Acting Superintendant of Dr Bagat Lal Shrestha informed that 13 inmates died due to different diseases including coldness in the jail.“The prevalence of various communicable and non-communicable diseases such as common cold, cough, fever and typho...

Buddha idol robber busted after three years

Buddha idol robber busted after three years
Dolpa / A person who has been at large after robbing an idol of Lord Buddha in Dopla was busted on Sunday.Police arrested Dhawa Thapa, a local of Buddha rural municipality-3, Dolpa, who has been absconding for the past three years after robbing the ancient Buddha idol. According to Abhadesh Bista, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), District Po...

Driver goes missing when truck plunges into Trishuli

Driver goes missing when truck plunges into Trishuli
Ratnanagar /  A Nuwakot-bound truck from Chitwan fell into the Trishuli River at Icchakamana rural municipality-4, Fisling along the Prithvi Highway.Truck driver Tul Bahadur Gurung, 28, hailing from Dhading went missing when the truck (Na 3 Kha 183) fell into the river at 11.25 pm last night, informed Sushil Singh Rathor, Chief, District Police Off...

Property worth about Rs 20 m destroyed in fire

Property worth about Rs 20 m destroyed in fire
Damak (Jhapa) / Property worth about Rs 20 million was destroyed when an electric shop caught fire at Shivasatashidham-11 in Jhapa district Thursday evening. An electric short circuit started a fire in Sangraula brothers' electric shop. Electric devices including televisions, refrigerators, and washing machines among others were destroyed in the...

Another rhino found dead; natural death of wildlife on rise

Another rhino found dead; natural death of wildlife on rise
Ratnanagar /An endangered one-horned rhino was found dead in a pool of water nearby a lake in the western belt of Chitwan National Park. A patrol team mobilized from the CNP on Thursday found the old-aged rhino dead and the cause behind the death was presumed to be ageing according to a veterinary doctor involved in the post-mortem. CNP Informatio...

Floods havoc wreak to hydropower projects

Floods havoc wreak to hydropower projects
Myagdi /Two hydropower projects based in Myagdi and Mustang districts have come to closure with the monsoon rain-triggered floods causing damages to the dams. The recurring floods have disrupted the operation of Thapakhola Hydropower Project (13.6 MW ) at Thasang rural municipality-1, Tukuche in Mustang and 2-MW Tatopani Small Hydropower...

NC President Deuba pays tribute to Vajpayee

NC President Deuba pays tribute to Vajpayee
Kathmandu /Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed deep sorrow on behalf of his own and his party over the passing away of the founder leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and well-wisher of Nepal, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Issuing a condolence message sent Thursday, NC President Deuba said the late former Prime Minister...

Darchula-based woman activist bags Darnal Award

Darchula-based woman activist bags Darnal Award
Kathmandu / This year's "Darnal Award for Social Justice" was presented to Baitadi-based social activist Saraswoti Nepali. The award has been established in commemoration of prominent social activist Suvash Darnal who had specially fought for the rights, social justice and dignity of the Dalit community. Darnal's mother Sarita Nepali honoured Sa...

Sixteen thousand hectares of forest land

Sixteen thousand hectares of forest land
Kathmandu /Complaints of the Ministry of Forest and Environment not cooperating in the construction of development projects aside, the Ministry has provided 16,716 hectares of forest land to various such projects. It is stated that the Ministry has provided the forest land to 516 various bodies for 12 different purposes. The Ministry has provided ...