Two-wheeler drivers make up larger portion in road casualties figure

Two-wheeler drivers make up larger portion in road casualties figure
Kathmandu / Road safety issue is one of the major concerns regarding the traffic management system in the Kathmandu Valley. A noticeable number of people lost their lives to road accidents in the Valley last fiscal year while 111 were killed alone in accidents involving motorcycles and scooters. As stated by the Metropolitan Traffic Division Offic...

Struggle against tax rise put off after consensus

Struggle against tax rise put off after consensus
Ratnanagar / The Ratnanagar municipality and agitating seven parties led by Nepali Congress (NC) have reached an 11-point charter of consensus on tax adjustment, putting to an end to the struggle waged to protest rise in tax. The consensus to this effect was reached last night during the talks between the two sides. A committee headed by Ratnan...

Landslide takes toll on human settlement; relief to survivors

Landslide takes toll on human settlement; relief to survivors
Beni /A heavy landslide that occurred at Rum Bilbang in Malika rural municipality-2 caused big damages to a human settlement here. The District Disaster Management Committee is set to provide relief to the landslide survivors. After the incident of landslide on Tuesday, a meeting of the District Disaster Management Committee decided to provi...

Tax increase stokes protest

Tax increase stokes protest
Bhadrapur / Demonstrations were taken out in Mechinagar of Jhapa on Wednesday in protest of the rampant increase in tax at local level. Participants at a protest programme held under the aegis of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN), Ward No 10 had staged sit-in for two hours at main gate of Mechinagar and submitted letters of attention to the offices of...

Lawmakers call for action

Lawmakers call for action
Kathmandu /Speaking in the special hour of the House of Representatives meeting today, lawmaker Ghanshyam Khatiwada of the Communist Party of Nepal denounced the incident of the poisoning of the drinking water at the Jaante Secondary School at Jaante of Morang district yesterday. Some miscreants had mixed poison in the water inside the water tank ...

Province minister sees need of proper utilisation of state-owned media

Province minister sees need of proper utilisation of state-owned media
Dhangadhi  /Minister for Economic Affairs and Planning of Province 7, Jhapat Bahadur Bohara, has said the province government wanted to make the most out of the existing state-owned media houses by further increasing their efficiency instead of opening new ones. The province government minister said this during his meeting with chairman of Ras...

Man kills son and brother

Man kills son and brother
Jajarkot / A person allegedly murdered his son and younger brother at Musikot Municipality-14 in West Rukum. Shankar Bista, 36, of Chhiwang Chautara hacked his six-year-old son Sudarshan and 20-year-old brother Gokarna to death. The accused who is learnt to have been suffering from mental disorder used a khukuri to kill his son and brother, police...

16 injured in truck-bus collusion; five critical

16 injured in truck-bus collusion;  five critical
Tanahun /At least 16 people injured in a bus-truck collusion this morning. The Kathmandu-bound bus (Na 4 Kha 5491) from Damauli and a truck (Na 6 Kha 3293) coming from opposite collided each other at Belbhanjyang in Byas municipality along the Prithvi Highway. Five critically injured including bus drive, Subas Rai, are being treated at P...

Province government concerns national pride projects

Province government concerns national pride projects
Butwal / The province government has shown concern on the construction of national pride projects. At a discussion programme at chief minister's office on Tuesday, Province-5 chief minister Shanker Pokharel enquired the project chiefs about the progress of national pride projects being implemented in the Province-5. Chief Minister Pokharel held t...

ANFA special AGM in Sauraha; focus on statute amendment

ANFA special AGM in Sauraha; focus on statute amendment
Sauraha (Chitwan) / The special annual general meeting of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) kicks off in Sauraha of Chitwan today. The general assembly is to be zeroed in on amendment to its statute. Though the National Sports Council (NSC) has directed to remove the agenda of amendment from the list, the association is not likely...