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Nepal sees import of grains rising annually

Nepal is an agricultural country but it is compelled to import various food grains from abroad in lack of sufficient production. And the import of grains has increased over the years. Highly imported grains include rice, maize, millet, barley and wheat among others According to the statistics of Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives (MoALC), food grain worth

by RSS | Today, 03:38 PM
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Number of people killed in road mishaps increasing every year

Number of people losing their lives to road accidents is found increasing every year in Mahottari district. Releasing data of the fiscal year 2017/18, District Traffic Police Office, Mahottari, said that the number of people killed in road accidents has increased in latest four years.

by RSS | Today, 03:30 PM
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Month-long festival kicks off at Doleshwor, Ashapuri Mahadev temples

A month-long religious festival has kicked off at the Hindu temples-- Doleshwor and the Ashapuri Mahadev--based in Sipadole of Suryabinayak Municipality-8. The formal inaugural celebrations of the Doleshwor temple festival were held this morning. A kalash yatra (religious procession) was held from the Chandrabinayak Ganesh Temple to the Doleshwor.

by RSS | Today, 02:41 PM
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CNP records deaths of 26 rhinos in a year

The last fiscal year did not produce any encouraging news to the wildlife conservationists especially those concerned about the rhinoceros and people associated with the country's oldest Chitwan National Park (CNP), as the park lost a total of 26 rhinos to various causes in this period.

by RSS | Today, 01:35 PM
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Over 1,400 children at risk

As many as 1,400 children are living in vulnerable situation in Jajarkot, a data reveals. Women and Children Office, Jajarkot made public the data collected from seven local levels of the district on Monday. Girl children are found more vulnerable than the boys in the district. In-charge of Women and Children Office, Shakuntala Acharya shared that 674 male

by RSS | Today, 12:46 PM
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KMC to demolish Haribhawan for rebuild

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its preparation to demolish the historical Haribhawan within a week. KMC assistant spokesperson Nawaraj Dhakal shared that quotations would be solicited for the demolition of Haribhawan and reconstruction of Ranipokhari at once. The call for quotation will have the timeline of a month in maximum so as to speed up the

by RSS | Today, 12:37 PM
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Road collapsed at Dagnam

A local road has collapsed when a landslide occurred at Toya of Raghuganga rural municipality-4, Dagnam in Myagdi. Around 25-metre road section broke down after the landslide triggered by incessant rain in Dawang cliff and Toya area. It has disrupted the vehicular movement on the road, shared Dagnam Ward Chairperson Yek Bahadur Garbuja.

by RSS | Today, 12:33 PM
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'Educate daughter; save daughter' plan gains popularity in Province-2

The 'educate daughter; save daughter' plan floated by Province-2 government to increase access of children and adolescents to education is gaining popularity in Parsa and Bara districts. The ' Girl Children Golden Plan (Balika Swarnim Yojana) put forth by Pokhariya municipality of Parsa district under the 'Educate daughter; save daughter' programme is gradually becoming popular, shared the local people's representatives. 

by RSS | Today, 12:29 PM
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Police catch 4 rapists at Lalpata

Police today made public four persons arrested on the charge of raping a woman at Lalpata of Triyuga municipality. Police had arrested them red-handed from a Scorpio jeep at 11:00 pm on Sunday night at a time when they were heading towards Triyuga municipality after abducting the woman from Lahan bazaar.

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Different practice being made in medical sector: DPM Yadav

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health and Population Upendra Yadav has said that anomalies have been taking place in the health sector after politicians started operating hospitals. In his address at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital's (TUTH) 36th anniversary and inauguration of a well-equipped Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for kidney transplant at Kathmandu today,

by RSS | Jul 16
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Students, teachers agitated over AFU affiliations to private colleges

The decision of Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur in Chitwan to grant its affiliations to private campuses has infuriated students and teachers. Agitating University teachers organised a press meet here today, demanding the withdrawal of the affiliations granted to seven private colleges at different parts of the country. Earlier, only students were protesting against the University move. 

by RSS | Jul 16
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Four rapists caught red-handed

Police today made public four persons arrested on the charge of raping a woman at Lalpata of Triyuga municipality. Police had arrested them red-handed from a Scorpio jeep at 11:00 pm on Sunday night at a time when they were heading towards Triyuga municipality after abducting the woman from Lahan bazaar.

by RSS | Jul 16
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Local representative found dead in Udaypur

Local-level representative Ram Bahadur Magar of Udaypur Gadhi Rural Municipality-3 in Udaypur district has been found dead. He had gone missing since Saturday. The dead body of ward (3) member Magar was retrieved from the bank of local Sapupa River this morning, the District Police Office, Udaypur confirmed. Police are probing the case to find out the cause

by RSS | Jul 16
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Morang achieves identity of full immunisation district

Social Development Minister of Province 1, Jeevan Ghimire, has said that a successful implementation of the immunisation programmes in Nepal has freed the Nepalese people from dozens of communicable diseases. In his address to an official programme organised by the District Public Health Office, Morang today to declare the district a full immunisation zone

by RSS | Jul 16
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Chitwan declared fully immunized district

Chitwan district has been declared fully immunized district amid a programme here today. Addressing a programme organized by Bharatpur Metropolitan City to declare Chitwan fully immunized district, State Minister, Padma Aryal, reaffirmed government's commitment to render medical services to one and all in the country.

by RSS | Jul 16
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Ratnanagar Municipality to assess results of school midday meals scheme

The Ratnanagar Municipality in Chitwan has far spent over Rs 1.3 million for the operation of school midday meals programme for nursery students of community schools at the local-level. The scheme has been in effect since mid-December last year. The Municipality is awaiting its results to decide whether or not to continue the scheme in the upcoming fiscal year.

by RSS | Jul 16
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Three people arrested with pistol and ammunition

A joint team of the Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu and Lalitpur arrested three people with a pistol, five bullets and two magazines on Sunday. The team apprehended 36-year-old Hemraj Poudel of Taplejung and 36-year-old Aanshuram Moktan and 24-year-old Krishna Bahadur Jogi of Ramechhap with the pistol with 'Made in Germany' label, bullets and magazines from Nakhkhipot

by RSS | Jul 16
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Flood and inundation damage Rs 119.3 million in Bhaktapur

The recent flood, landslide and inundation has damaged property worth Rs 119.35 million in Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur District Administration Office shared this information at a press conference here on Sunday. Chief District Officer Narayan Prasad Bhatta said the flood, landslide and inundation triggered by the incessant rains on July 11 and 12 caused this extent of damage in the district.

by RSS | Jul 16
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Time card system to be put in place for goods-carrier

The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division is all set to bring the time card system into operation for goods-carrying vehicles plying from Jagati of Bhaktapur to Koteshwar of Kathmandu beginning from July 17. The traffic police is implementing the time card system in its bid to minimize the increasing traffic accidents in the Kathmandu Valley.

by RSS | Jul 16
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Sisdole landfill site packed; garbage collection after a week

Owing to packed Sisdole landfill site, it will take some more days for Kathmandu Metropolitan city to collect the garbage from the Valley. The garbage is not collected in the Valley for a month. The Sisdole landfill site in Nuwakot got packed with the waste forcing KMC to halt the collection for nearly a month.

by RSS | Jul 15

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