Bill tabled in NA

Bill tabled in NA
Kathmandu /Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, has tabled the bill relating to Protection of Victims of Crime -2075. Presenting the bill in today's meeting of National Assembly, Minister Dhakal said that the bill would help protect the rights of victims of crime, compensation and rehabilitate them in the societ...

NA members draw government attention to contemporary issues

NA members draw government attention to contemporary issues
Kathmandu / In a meeting of the National Assembly today, most of the lawmakers demanded the government provide relief assistance to the survivors of landslides and monsoon. They were speaking at a special time of the upper house session today. Kali Prasad Malla, Ramesh Prasad Yadav and Bhairav Sundar Shrestha drew the government's attention towa...

Landslide and flood obstruct Manang road at three places

Landslide and flood obstruct Manang road at three places
Manang / People traveling to various destinations have been facing problem as the vehicular movement remains obstructed due to flood and landslide at three places along the Manang road section for the past few days. The road section has been obstructed at Pisang of Nisyang rural municipality-1, Koto of Chame rural municipality and Timang stream. T...

Religious fair in Taudaha on Naag Panchami

Religious fair in Taudaha on Naag Panchami
Kathmandu / A religious fair has begun at Taudaha in Kirtipur Municipality on the occasion of the Naag Panchami festival today. Naag Panchami is the festival dedicated to Naag or the serpant deities. It is ovserved on the fifth day of the bright half of the Nepali month of Shrawan as per the lunar calendar. Devotees from the Kathmandu Valley and s...

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...