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Digital Education Center set up at Central Zoo

A 'digital education center' has been set up at the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel of Lalitpur. The center was established with the support of Nepal Investment Bank as honour to British biological conservationist Field Marshal Sir John Chapple who has been contributing to Nepal's biological diversity and conservation field for the past four decades,

by RSS | Feb 20
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Baglung jeep accident update: death toll reaches four

The death toll from a jeep accident occurred at Jaimini Municipality-8, Chhisti of Baglung on Tuesday has reached four. Karna Singh Pun, ward-8 member informed Tulsi Pun, accountant at Janakalyan Secondary School, Elina Pun, Priyanka Pun and Jyoti Pun, students of the same school died when the jeep (Dha 1 Ja 791) met with accident at Rapungabhir of Chhisti. 

by RSS | Feb 20
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Three killed in Jeep accident

Three people were killed in a road accident that took place today at Chisti in Jaimini municipality-8, Baglung district. The accident took place when a jeep (Dha. 1 Ja. 791) carrying students of Jana Kalyan Secondary School in Chisti met with an accident at Tunibot of Chisti, according to ward chair Bijaya Sharma Adhikari.

by RSS | Feb 20
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People with high bloodpressure, diabetes suggested to have regular eyecheck-up

People with high blood pressure and diabetics have been suggested regular health checkups every three months as their optic nerve is relatively narrower than that of others. Ophthalmologists from the Nepal Eye Hospital, Tripureshwor said if such people missed the regular checkup, they may face total vision loss in later life.

by RSS | Feb 18
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12 local level's name and centre changed

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has changed the name and centre of 12 local level units in the far-western province. The names of the local level units and centres in Baitedi, Darchula, Bajhang, Dadeldhura, Doti and Bajura have been changed on the recommendation of the concerned village and town assembly,

by RSS | Feb 17
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PM Oli condemns terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli telephoned Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and condemned terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir happened on Thursday. In a tweet on Thursday evening, PM Oli stated he also conveyed 'our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims'. 

by RSS | Feb 15
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PM Oli to address nation today

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will address the nation at 4 pm today. According to PM Oli’s Press coordinator Chetan Adhikari, PM Oli will address to the nation to inform people on achievements of the government performed during a year. The incumbent government was formed on February 15, 2018 under the Premiership of then CPN (UML) chair Oli. 

by RSS | Feb 14
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Nepal to take on Myanmar for title

Nepal has entered into the final of Hero Gold Cup Women Football. Nepal reached to the final of the tournament with Myanmar defeating India in the final match of league round of the tournament underway in India. Keeping its winning streak unbeaten, Myanmar remained atop with nine points while Nepal secured six points from three games.

by RSS | Feb 14
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Boy found dead at Lakeside

A 14-year-old boy was found dead at Lakeside in Pokhara Municipality-6 of Kaski district. According to the Ward Police Office, Baidam, Sachin Sinjali, originally from Palpa district and currently staying in Pokhara with his mother, had this throat slit by a sharp weapon. 

by RSS | Feb 12
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India proposes to construct lower Arun Hydro

The Government of India has proposed for the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project bearing the capacity of 400 MWs. In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal

by RSS | Feb 12
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Strike affects teaching learning activities in schools across country

Teaching and learning activities at most of community and private schools across the nation have been affected today due to the strike called by ANNISU (Revolutionary) close to Netra Bikram Chanda-led CPN-Maoist. The ANNISU (Revolutionary) called the nation-wide educational strike protesting the arrest of its Treasurer Narendra Bishwokarma from Biratnagar on January 31, reads a press release issued by ANNISU

by RSS | Feb 07
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Nepal wins bronze in World Para Taekwondo Championship

Nepal’s Bikram Shrestha has won the bronze medal in the eighth World Para Taekwondo Championship- 2019 in Turkey. In the competition held this morning, Shrestha beat a Morocco rival to win the medal towards one Poomsae under the P-32 male genre, said coach Kabiraj Negi Lama. Russia won the gold and the silver was clinched by Croatia. 

by RSS | Feb 06
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Curfew clamped in Biratchowk following killing of girl in road

A tense situation occurred at Sundar Haraicha Municipality in Morang district following the death of a child after a tipper truck hither. The District Administration Office imposed a curfew at 10:45 am in the areas between Biratchowk and Belepur. The tense situation intensified when the locals took to the streets and started demonstrations following the killing.

by RSS | Jan 28
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Rain and snowfall likely in most parts of country

Cloudy skies throughout the country and light rain and snowfall in most of the places in the country has been forecast for today as a westerly low pressure trough was going to dominate the weather conditions. Bibhuti Pokharel, meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, shared that there

by RSS | Jan 25
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Chaudhary killed in police retaliatory firing

A person was killed during police encounter at Rupani rural municipality today. Deependra Chaudhary, 30, of Kadarbona, Saptari was killed in retaliatory firing by police on the road which is one kilometer towards south from Rupani Chowk along the Rajbiraj-Rupani road section, informed Rajendra Bista, Superintendant of Police (SP) at Saptari District Police Office. 

by RSS | Jan 23
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Rainfall predicted tonight in Kathmandu

The weather across the country remained partially to generally cloudy today with the chances of light rainfall at few places in the hilly region. Likewise, light to moderate snowfall has been forecast in the mountainous region. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, despite cloudy sky as a result of the impact of westerly winds, there will be occasional sunshine.

by RSS | Jan 22
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Ilam intellectuals view Dr KC's hunger strike as 'inappropriate'

The youths and scholars in Ilam district have agreed to disagree with the demands put forth by the protesting Dr Govinda KC, arguing that the latter was intending to make the sovereign parliament hostage. Dr KC has been staging 16th hunger strike in Ilam for the seventh day today.

by RSS | Jan 15
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Agitating orthopedic surgeon Dr KC hospitalized

Prof Dr Govinda KC who has been in his 16th fast-onto-death for the past six days in Ilam demanding reforms in the field of medical education has been hospitalized. He was admitted to the District Hospital, Ilam following increase in his blood pressure level, expanding lung infection and irregular heartbeat

by RSS | Jan 14
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Ansari elected chair of Herbal Entrepreneurs Association

Province-5 lawmaker Mohammad Yakub Ansari has been elected the chair of Nepal Herbal Entrepreneurs Association. Ansari defeated his contender Sakil Ahamad Jasgadh to get elected to the post for the third time. Ansari got 98 votes against Ahamad's 61, according to the vote count results made public on Sunday.

by RSS | Jan 14
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Light rain and snowfall forecast

The weather will remain partly to generally cloudy across the country today with chances of light rain in some places of the hilly region and light to moderate snowfall in the mountainous region. Although partly to generally cloudy condition will prevail for the coming three days due to the influence of the Westerly wind, there will be sunshine in between.

by RSS | Jan 11