The shutdown called by Biplav-led Communist Party of Nepal has no impact in the Kathmandu valley. Spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari, Shyam Lal Gyawali, said vehicular movement in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur districts is normal. The Metropolitan Police Office Ranipokhari looks after the security, and law and order in the Kathmandu valley.
A Nepal Army soldier has sustained injuries in the course of defusing the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav)'s group calling for a general shutdown today. The soldier, identified as Nayak Dharma Bahadur Thapa of the Kalibhanjyang Battalion,
Drying up of water sources has posed a threat to wildlife in the Banke National Park. The national park however was established some nine years ago for the expansion of the habitat of wild cat. Number of tigers has crossed 21 in the national park. Even there are wild elephants in the national park.
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security, Gokarna Bista, has said the present government was vigorously working to further strengthen the local government.Speaking in a reception organised by the Galkot municipality of Baglung district here today, he said the local governments would be made more responsible to end the practice of the projects undertaken by the central government becoming
A parliamentary team conducted a field visit of Korala transit point on the Nepal- Tibet (the autonomous region of China) border in Mustang. A nine-member team of the International Relations Committee reached the border area for the study about Beni-Jomsom-Korola road project and infrastructure as well as the security status of the border point.
Nepal Police has expressed grief over the demise of police personnel in Lukla air crash. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sarbendra Khanal expressed profound sorrow over the passing away of Assistant Sub Inspector Ram Bahadur Khadka and Rudra Bahadur Shrestha in the air crash occurred at Lukla airport of Solukhumbu on April 14.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday handed over the certificate of Guinness World Records to the Samata Shiksha Niketan.PM Oli handed the certificate issued by the Guinness Book London to Uttam Sanjel, the Chair of Samata Foundation at a function held at the Prime Minister's residence at Baluwatar.
Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has directed revenue employees for a quality increase in revenue by expanding the scope of taxation. During his visit today to the Inland Revenue Office, Bharatpur, he directed the office employees to focus on a quality growth in revenue. He also instructed for the full enforcement of Finance Act-2075 BS.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oil on Tuesday is scheduled to make a breakthrough of the tunnel of Bheri Babai Multipurpose Diversion Project (BBDMP). The prime minister will pull out a tunnel boring machine (TBM) inside from the project tunnel by switching an electric button. The BBDMP is classified as the ‘project of national pride’ of the government.
The Armed Police Force (APF) Nepal has said the organisation is working dedicatedly in the area of peace and security to realise the government vision for a ‘prosperous Nepal, happy Nepali’. At a press meet here today, it said it has been cooperating with the three-tier government for the development of nation.
Indian ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri on Wednesday inaugurated the Chandranarayan Yadav Memorial Maternity Hospital. The 25-bed maternity hospital was constructed with the Indian government assistance of Rs 2.69 billion. It has operated its service from Wednesday.
Ambassador of Nepal to China Leela Mani Paudyal has said that Nepal-China relations at political, economic and cultural levels have moved ahead in a steady manner. “Nepal-China relations have proceeded further in a right track and constant manner. The relations have been bettered in multidimensional aspects after Nepal’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The local governments in Bajura, the district in the Far-West state, are facing hurdles in carrying out day-to-day official activities due to the shortage of employees. It is about two years since the local-level elections were held, but grudges of the locals have remained the same.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has said exercise of human rights has been found to be still challenging in Khotang, Okhaldhunga and Solukhumbu districts.NHRC secretary Ved Bhattarai in a statement stated that a monitoring carried out by the Commission in these districts found that there were still challenges
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population, Upendra Yadav, has called on government doctors to go the assigned working stations. In his call to the government doctors agitating against the government employees adjustment process, he urged them first to go to the areas where they are deputed,
A team deputed from the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday held two files related to bidding of Sunawal municipality in west-Nawalparasi. Acting on a complaint that bidding was not being done in line with the stated criteria, the anti-graft body took control the files in course of the investigation.
Stakeholders in Myagdi have suggested the federal government to manage funds in the new fiscal year budget in order to give completion to the incomplete projects. The recommendations were made at a programme held in Beni on Saturday to collect suggestions for the fiscal year 2076/77 budget.
Janaki rural municipality of Kailali has purchased a vehicle worth amounting to Rs 8.87 million when merely three months are to go to complete the current fiscal year. Local stakeholders have complained that the local government was giving emphasis on procuring vehicle instead of focusing on development works and implementation of other programmes.
The construction of 230-KV Marsyangdi-Kathmandu transmission line has come to a final stage. Almost 90 percent works along the 33-km transmission line has so far completed. The construction of transmission line had started around two-and-a-half-year ago. The task of installing high-tension tower along the area towards Gorkha is close to completion, shared project engineer Sitaram Adhikari.
The Hetauda sub-metropolis has increased its internal revenue by 15 percent this time in comparison to the last year. It has been reflected in a report presented in curse of the fourth municipal assembly of the sub-metropolis.