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No records of students returning from abroad

No records of students returning from abroad

KATHMANDU:  A total of 146,870 students were issued no objection letters (NOC) starting from fiscal year 2010/11 to December 15, 2016, permitting them to go  abroad for higher studies. Besides, hundreds of students go to India each year without any LOC as this is not compulsory for study in India. However, the government has done […]

January 24th, 2017 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway

Traffic resumes along obstructed BP Highway

SINDHULI:  Traffic movement along the BP Highway that was obstructed by transport entrepreneurs since Wednesday morning has resumed. Protesters had cleared the obstructions after a police team that reached on the site warned of using force to resume the traffic.   SP Uma Shankar Panjiyar, who had reached the site, said that they had no choice than […]

September 28th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Locals forced to visit shaman in absence of health workers

Locals forced to visit shaman in absence of health workers

MUGU:  Despite having health posts in the villages, locals of Mugu district are forced seek help from shamans to cure diseases. Health posts in eastern VDCs such as Mugu, Dolphu, Kimri and Pulu remain out of operation most of the time due to medicine shortage and absenteeism of health workers. Due to this, locals are […]

September 23rd, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Local bodies told to distribute first tranche before Dashain

Local bodies told to distribute first tranche before Dashain

KATHMANDU:  Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has directed the concerned local bodies to distribute first tranche of housing grant to all the quake victims before Dashain festival that begins in the first week of October. The ministry issued the new circular to the local bodies after the government failed to distribute the […]

September 22nd, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

200 students get bicycles on children’s day

200 students get bicycles on children’s day

KATHMANDU:  Two-hundred students of Padmakanya Bidhyashram Secondary School here are provided with bicycles free of cost on the occasion of National Children’s Day. Nepali Congress leader Prakashman Singh, distributing cycles managed with the help of the District Development Committee, Kathmandu to the students, said expected results in the education are yet to be achieved. The […]

September 15th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Risk-fraught road journey for Dhading locals

Risk-fraught road journey for Dhading locals

DHADING:  Locals of five VDCs in northern Dhading have no option but to take up risky travel on a road swept away by a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall.   Locals at Darkha VDC are having a difficult time as a mass of land has fallen from the Mauwa Cliff and swept the road away. […]

September 14th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

2 migrant workers die in Saudi Arabia

2 migrant workers die in Saudi Arabia

NAWALPARASI:  Two Nepalese migrant workers have died in Saudi Arabia in the past one week. Khuit Prasad Mahato, 46, of Sabik Tamsariya – 5 of Madhyabindu Municipality, who left for work some two and a half years ago, died of cardiac arrest. Mahato was being rushed to hospital but could not make it, according to […]

September 11th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Landslide disrupts Narayangadh-Muglin road

Landslide disrupts Narayangadh-Muglin road

RATNANAGAR:  The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed over the past eight hours due to landslide that occurred at a local river-Khalikhola- in Chitwan on Wednesday morning. According to the District Police Office, Chitwan, the overnight landslide that occurred at around 1 am has been obstructing vehicular movement along the road section. Police said that […]

September 7th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

Women devotees throng Pashupatinath

Women devotees throng Pashupatinath

KATHMANDU:  The women devotees started thronging the Pashupatinath temple from as early as 3 am this morning for celebration of Haritalika Teej festival. The women queued up since early in the morning in teeming rain for paying homage to Lord Shiva, according to Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT). The long lines of revellers have reached […]

September 4th, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS, PHOTO FEATURE | Read More »

Tension in Dhamboji after late king Birendra’s monument erected

Tension in Dhamboji after late king Birendra’s monument erected

NEPALGUNJ:  Tension flared after a ‘group of nationalist youth force’ put up a monument of late King Birendra Birabikram Shah at Dhamboji Chowk in Banke district on Thursday. The tension ran high after the ‘nationalist youth cadres’ erected the statute at the junction ten years after the monarchy was overthrown. The statute of the late […]

September 1st, 2016 | Posted in COUNTRY, LATEST NEWS | Read More »

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