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Village level higher secondary schools lack students

Siraha, July 28: The ten-plus-two Higher Secondary Schools opened for students who had otherwise to go to towns for studies after SLC have started to be vacant without students.

Market monitoring of gas cylinders

Kathmandu July 28: The Department of Commerce and Supply Management monitored two gas depots in the capital on Friday.

Unified CPN (Maoist) office bearers\' meeting concludes

Kathmandu, July 26: The Unified CPN (Maoist) office bearers\' meeting has decided to forward the talks between the political parties to find a way out to the current political deadlock.

Fifteen injured in Siraha road accident

Siraha, July 26: As many as 15 persons were injured when a bus bound to Biratnagar from Kathmandu collided with a parked truck at Chandrodaya VDC Ward No. 8 of Siraha district, this morning.

Missing Women and children on rise

Nepalgunj, July 26: The Regional Office of Maiti Nepal, Nepalgunj, has rescued 245 women and children during one year period, who were on a risky journey to India and third countries, and were handed over to their respective families.

Landslide displaces three families in Tamakosi bazaar

Dolakha, July 25: Three families at Bhimeshwor Municipality-6 have been displaced due to landslide coupled with heavy rainfall occurred on Monday. Six other houses at Tamakosi bazaar are at risk of landslide.

Diarrhoea claims one in Jajarkot; patients up in Bajhang too

Surkhet, July 25: An elderly man died of diarrhoea at Khalanga-6, Risang, in Jajarkot district on Tuesday.

Six fall sick after consuming wild mushroom

Parsa, July 25: Six members of a family have fallen sick after consuming wild mushroom at Siharba VDC Ward No. 8 last night. All the sick are being treated at National Medical College, Birgunj.

Central committee meeting adjourned

Kathmandu, 12 July: The full central committee meeting of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) which kicked off today in the eve of Seventh Extended Meeting of the committee is postponed until 11:00 a.m., Friday morning.

Central Committee meeting kicks off

Kathmandu, 12 July: The central committee meeting of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has officially started here at central party office as a part of preparation for the Seventh Extended Meeting of the Central Committee.

Siberian birds return to their original habitats from Shuklaphanta

Kanchanpur, June 2: Number of Siberian bird in the watersheds of Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve has deceased lately, officials and locals said.

Rana mother tongue school in crisis

Kanchanpur, June 2: The Rastriya Lower Secondary School of Dekhatabhuli of Kanchanpur district which teaches in Rana mother tongue has been in financial crisis.

Diarrhea braeks out in rukum

Rukum, June 2: Diarrhea epidemic has broken out in Rukum district with the north western Ghetma VDC witnessing the first cases. Diarrhea has been traced in various VDCs with the onset of the summer season.

Agreement with teachers in limbo

Kathmandu, June 2: The agreements on issues of Education Act amendment signed between the Ministry of Education and teachers and employees have been in limbo after the demise of the parliament with the termination of the Constituent Assembly.

Sub standard rice sent to jajarkot

Nepalgunj, June 2: The Probe Committee has drawn the conclusion that substandard rice was sent to Jajarkot due to the serious negligence of the Nepal Food Corporation\'s Bheri Zonal Office.

Justice bam could not be saved due to excessive bleeding

Kathmandu, May 31: Injured Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ran Bahadur Bam, who was shot by unknown group Thursday, could not be saved due to excessive bleeding, said doctors involved in his treatment.

Five Die, 26 Injured in Bus Accident

Chautara, May 31: At least five persons died and 26 others were injured in a road accident at Kothe of Phulpingdanda in Sindhupalchowk district this morning.

Schools closed after students go to collect Yarchagumba

Mugu, May 31: Schools of northeast part of Mugu district have been closed after almost all the students left for upper belt to collect Yarchagumba.

Three arrested on charge of rape case

Morang, May 31: Police have arrested three persons on the charge of their involvement in a rape case of Itahara, eastern part of Mornag district.

Lightning kills 3 in Khotang

Khotang, May 31: Three persons died in different places in Khotang district after lightning struck them last night.

Women power against illegal quarrying

Gulariya, May 31: Women at Rajapur village here have stopped quarrying sand, pebbles and stones from the Karnali River after rampant quarrying on the river bank increased the risk of floods.

Pedestrian dies in accident

Makawanpur, May 31: A pedestrian died on the spot when a passenger bus knocked him down near the bridge over the Karrakhola stream here on the East-West highway on Wednesday night.

Police, students clash in Siraha

Siraha, May 30: Four police personnel and three students were injured in a clash between the local residents, students, and police in Bastipur Chowk of Badaharamal VDC-5 of Siraha district, this morning.

Death Toll In Doti Accident Reaches 12

Doti, May 30: Death toll of Doti jeep accident reached to 12 .

Railway official shot dead

Janakpur, May 30: General Manager of the Jankpur Railway, Suresh Yadav, died in a firing incident last night at Tarapatti Sirsiya in Dhanusha district.

Market shut down in protest

Nuwakot, May 30: Locals of Battar Bazaar here have enforced a market shutdown since the morning today in protest against what they called \'police highhandedness\' during a clash between them and the police on Tuesday.

Three party- madhesi front meeting begins

Kathmandu, May 27: The meeting of three major political parties and United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) on issues of new constitution began here this morning.

Prime minister calls on president

Kathmandu, May 27: Prime Minister Dr. Baburam Bhattarai called on President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas, this morning.Soon after meeting the president, the prime minister went to UCPN- Maoist Chairman Pushpakamal Dahal\'s residence at Lajimpat.

Commission should be people oriented

Nepalgunj, May 27: Speakers at a programme have stressed on the need that the basic pillars of human rights should be norms of democracy, press freedom and independent judiciary.

Canal to be built with World Bank aid

Morang, May 27: The Ramgunj Irrigation System (canal) is going to be built with World Bank cooperation in Sunsari district under the Sunsari Morang Irrigation Project.

New libraries to be established in 40 schools of Dhading

Dhading, May 27: Libraries are going to be published in forty school of Dhading district. Agreement has been reached for operating such libraries between the Prayas Nepal Dhading and the schools for running School Library Programme at a day-long workshop organized for headmasters of the schools.

Great martyr or journalist Krishna Sen remembered

Kathmandu, May 26: A morning procession was organized today to mark the journalist Krishna Sen Ichchhuk Memorial Day.

Revolutionary fighters of Maoist atop mt. Everest

Kathmandu, May 26: Revolutionary fighters have successfully climbed Mt. Everest at 8:00 am this morning.

SCs Interim Order Is Wrong- Maoists

Kathmandu, May 25: The standing committee meeting of the UCPN -Maoist held today has concluded that the Supreme Court (SC)s interim order against the bill registered at the Legislature-Parliament by the government for extension of the Constituent Assembly (CA) term was wrong.

NC And UML Refuses To Go For Voting In CA On Disputed Issues

Kathmandu, May 25: Two major parties Nepali Congress and CPN-UML has refused a proposal by UCPN-Maoist Chairman Prachanda to go for voting in the Constituent Assembly to decide on two disputed issue, state-restructuring and forms of governance.

Major Parties Agree To Promulgate New Constitution By May 27

Kathmandu, May 25: Three top parties ,UCPN -Maoist, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML agreed to promulgate the new constitution within May 27, following the Supreme Courts verdict against the extension of the Constituent Assemblys term.

Ban Appeals Leader For Timely Constitution

Kathmandu, May 25: Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has appealed to Nepals political parties and other concerned sides to complete the constitution making process as the deadline is nearby.

Banke prisoners demand general amnesty

Banke, May 25: The inmates passing their jail sentence in Banke prisonhouse have staged sit-in demanding their amnesty.

Hospital on the verge of closure

Jhapa, May 25: Two hospitals considered the largest in the entire Mechi Zone here are on the verge of closure after running out of stock of essential medicines and oxygen cylinders and other health related materials.

Man dies in accident

Chitwan (Ratna Nagar), May 18: A pedestrian died after he was knocked down by a truck at Magani Chowk, Khairahani in east Chitwan last night.

Incumbent police personnel held for drug dealing

Kathmandu, May 18: Police have arrested three fellow policemen on the charge of their involvement in drug peddling.

Int\'l Karate Championship kicks off May 29

Kathmandu, May 18: The Nepal Sotokan Karate Association (JSK) is organizing the Sixth International Karate Championship and the Technical Refereeing Seminar in Kathmandu from May 21 to June 3.

Dry port construction to begin in one month

Kathmandu, May 18: China is going to start the construction of a dry port in Larcha of Sindhupalchowk district within a month.

Seven more ministers sworn in,including UML

Kathmandu, May 16: In the presence of President Dr Ram BaranYadav, Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai has administered the oath of office and secrecy to newly appointed seven ministers including a deputy prime minister from the CPN (UML), amidst a ceremony at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas, today.

Curfew imposed in Humla

Humla, May: 16: Curfew has been imposed in Simikot village of Humla after a Brawl ensued between Thehe and Simkot village. Local clashed when a dispute among major parties of the district on formation of the new school management committee took a nasty turn at Mansarobar Higher Secondary School at Humla district headquarters.

Relay hunger strike on

Kanchanpur, May 16: The relay hunger strike organized by the Far-west Awareness Forum calling for establishing an undivided Far-west region while federalizing the country has entered the 18th day today.

Decision on new municipalities not implemented

Nepalgunj, May 16: A year has passed since the government announced the Kohalpur Municipality by merging the Kohalpur and Rajhena VDCs of Banke district.

Transport entrepreneurs announce protest

Kathmandu, May 16: Transport entrepreneurs have demanded that a separate Ministry of Transport be established for formulating relevant transport policy and for its management and reforms.

Mass exit from Forum Nepal

Parsa, May 16: As many as 8,000 leaders and district-level cadres of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal party led by Upendra Yadav have deserted the party.

Rafting festival in offing

Kathmandu, May 16: A rafting festival is to be held in the Trishuli River on May 19. Nepal Association of Rafting Agents (NARA) is going to organize the festival.

Agni Air crash took 15 lives

Pokhara, May 14: An aircraft of Agni Air crashed at Jomsom Airport while landing leaving 15 persons, including the crew, dead and six others injured. The aircraft had made its flight from Pokhara to Jomsom at 9:30 am today.

Five-day general strike in east takes toll on life

Jhapa, May 14: A normal life in the east region of the country has been thrown out of gear due to the continuous banda or general strike enforced in the region by different organizations since the last five days.

Financial assistance for library

Chitwan, May 14: The Rotary Club of Hollywood has provided an assistance of 13,000 US Dollars to the old library at Ratna Nagar.

Entire village sans citizenship certificates

Sarlahi, May 14: At a time when a big political debate is going on regarding citizenship as the country prepares to formulate a new constitution, it has come to light that an entire village population here is without citizenship certificates.