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Ramche folks compelled to walk for three days to receive

Though in a long gap of two decades, the local level elections were held successfully with the promises that people would receive the government/state services at their doorsteps in a new federal Nepal. But the people from Ramche in Annapurna Rural Municipality, Myagdi, have felt that their dream of getting services in an easier and accessible way was badly

by RSS | Today, 02:08 PM
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Plan afoot to provide drinking water to rural areas

Minister for Drinking Water Bina Magar and Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota jointly inaugurated a lift drinking water project at Sanga of Banepa Municipality-13 in Kavrepalanchok on Saturday. On the occasion, Minister Magar said the Ministry was moving ahead with a plan to provide drinking water to rural areas, and construct drainage

by RSS | Today, 12:33 PM
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Locals blame authorities for unchecked excavation of riverbank materials

The illegal excavations at the Jharahi river located within the Ramgram municipality in western Nawalparasi has increased with locals blaming the apathy on part of the local authorities. The theft and supply of river sand, gravel, stone and pebbles have been taking place at the hands of local smugglers who excavate the materials in the evening and morning hours under

by RSS | Today, 12:22 PM
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Survey for night-time flights underway at Bhadrapur airport

A survey has started for regular night – time flights at the Bhadrapur airport in Jhapa. Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has started survey for installation of lights and instruments along the runway for night flights, Bhadrapur Airport's Chief Purna Chudal said. The necessary Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) is being prepared for the night time flying.

by RSS | Today, 12:11 PM
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Police net 34 during Gongabu raids

Metropolitan Police Circle Gongabu has arrested 34 persons involved in sex trade. During a joint operation held last night at Deepjyoti and Mitranagar area in Gongabu, law enforcement officers raided restaurants running as a cover for sex trade, sale of contraband drugs and gambling. Among the arrested 19 are men and 15 women.

by RSS | Today, 12:07 PM
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Rare spotted tiger found dead

A rare spotted tiger has been found dead along the Rapti riverbank in Sauraha. The mature tiger was found with neck injuries in the Rapti riverbank at the fringes of the Chitwan National Park (CNP), Information Official and Assistant Conservationist Nurendra Aryal shared. Authorities believe the tiger could have died in an encounter with another tiger last night.

by RSS | Today, 11:59 AM
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Bhaktapur municipality introduces local curriculum

Bhaktapur municipality has launched local curriculum for class 1 and 6 in schools within the municipality area from this academic session. Probably the Bhaktapur municipality is the first local-level introducing its own curriculum. The municipality introduced the local curriculum with an objective of imparting knowledge about history, geography, art and culture, local health treatment method and sports of Bhaktapur from

by RSS | Apr 20
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World peace prayer to be held for construction of country's

World peace prayer is to be organised on April 23-25 at local Bouddha for collecting fund for the construction of a 132-feet-tall Buddhist stupa (temple). The stupa which would be the tallest one in the country would be constructed at Chandranigahapur of Rautahat district, Buddhist monk and preacher Karma Gumchen Lama shared at a news conference organised by Nagi Gumba

by RSS | Apr 20
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Malindo aircraft spared a tragic fate

A Malindo aircraft scheduled to take off for Malaysia has been spared a fatal accident at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. The airplane which was speeding up the runway for takeoff at 10 pm suddenly skidded off the tarmac and slid 40 meters before crashing onto the grassy field at Koteshwor section.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Woman missing in Mahakali river found dead

A woman who jumped into the Mahakali river has been found dead. The District Police Office, Darchula has identified the woman as Dropati Koli, 45, a resident of Dhap of Mahakali municipality – 7. The woman jumped into the river after leaving home at 9 am in the morning on Thursday.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Seven pilgrims injured in bus accident

Seven pilgrims were injured when a bus met with an accident this morning at Chuwa area of Kushma municipality – 8 in Parbat. The bus (Ba 4 Kha 5788) carrying pilgrims from Kathmandu and bound for Muktinath located in the trans-Himalayan district of Mustang met with the accident at 4:30 am. The injured passengers have been identified as Lilanath Pudasaini,

by RSS | Apr 20
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11 year old drowns in a pit dug out

A child has drowned in a pit dug out by a crusher industry at Fathkeshwor area of Melamchi municipality – 13 on Thursday. 11– year – old Karsang Tamang, a native from Bhojpur and visiting maternal uncle's house at Giranchaur of Melamchi – 12 died in the unfortunate incident, according to Sub Inspector Sri Ram KC from Area Police

by RSS | Apr 20
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Police bust tricksters and frauds

The Metropolitan Police Range Office Kathmandu has arrested two frauds involved in tricking people into buying fake gold. The authorities from Metropolitan Police Range, Swayambhu arrested Ajay Tamang and Bishnu Moktan for swindling Rs 2.86 million by tricking one Rajendra Thapa of Suryabinayak, Bhaktapur into buying gold – like substance on January 7 on the way to Nagarjun Seto

by RSS | Apr 20
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Hospital forced to undertake C-section in absence of equipment

The one and only district hospital in Dolpa has been carrying out surgical incisions on expectant mothers despite the lack of necessary medical equipment. The District Hospital Dolpa has a total capacity of 15 beds. The lack of medical equipment and a physician has meant that the hospital has not been able to carry out other surgical operations.

by RSS | Apr 20
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Shuklaphanta swamp deer being monitored

Monitoring of the swamp deer has been started in Shuklaphanta National Park of Kanchanpur district. The swamp deer is one of the rare wildlife species. The monitoring and census of swamp deer in Shuklaphanta and neighboring areas are being done with the joint initiatives of the park officials and stakeholder bodies. The monitoring and census started from Monday. 

by RSS | Apr 19
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Rafting started in Thulibheri River

Commercial rafting has begun in 'Thulibheri', a famous river of the area. Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Basnet inaugurated the rafting at Nalgadh municipality-8, Bagara, Wednesday. He said that the tourism sector could be promoted through rafting. Minister Basnet committed to completing the Nalsinghgadh hydro project in time. He further opined for exploring the mines in the area. 

by RSS | Apr 19
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Chickens and poultry products being smuggled to Nepal from India

Although the government has restricted the import of chicken and poultry products from India, different markets in Siraha district are found selling them openly. The government has prohibited the import of chickens, eggs and poultry products from India after bird flu was confirmed in India. Chicken and white eggs are being smuggled to different Nepal-India bordering markets of Siraha including

by RSS | Apr 19
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KMC intensifies school monitoring

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started monitoring mission in private schools. The KMC education department chief Pralhad Aryal shared that they intensified monitoring the schools as they received regular complaints regarding student enrolment at the beginning of the academic session of late. He further assured to continue on-site inspection and monitoring through various channels to the schools.

by RSS | Apr 19
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Poudel nominated YAN chair

Youth Association Nepal (YAN), aligned with the CPN (UML) has nominated Ramesh Poudel as its chair. The central committee meeting began from April 16 to this morning took this decision. Similarly, the meeting has nominated Kiran Poudel, Chandra Lama, Govinda Thapa, Kranti Burlakoti, Parshuram Basnet, Hasta Shahi, and Prabhat Katuwal as the vice chairs.

by RSS | Apr 19
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Construction of Trishuli-Kathmandu transmission line accelerated

Works are going on in full swing to complete the construction of Trishuli-Kathmandu transmission line within the next ten months. The project which aims to connect electricity generated in Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts to the national grid was begun on February 26, 2012. Of late, construction works have been accelerated. The 220-KV double circuit transmission line will have a total

by RSS | Apr 18