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Karnali Corridor Highway, the way to Karnali’s prosperity, on track

Karnali Corridor Highway, the way to Karnali’s prosperity, on track

KALIKOT:  With the works on opening the track of the Karnali Corridor Highway gearing up, hopes have risen that one of the remotest corners of the country – Humla district in the far northwest – would get connected to the national road network. The opening of track of the 196 kilometers road stretching from Lalu […]

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

8 Banke women set on fire in 2 and half yrs

8 Banke women set on fire in 2 and half yrs

NEPALGUNJ:  The bright face of Rihana Dhapali makes one feel this girl has never known sorrow. But her beautiful smile only hides the pain gnawing in her heart. Her body still starts shaking whenever she remembers the horrendous incident that befell her one and a half years ago. The man who allegedly burnt her alive, […]

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

Dispute over judges appointment gets serious

Dispute over judges appointment gets serious

KATHMANDU:  Key actors of the judiciary are at loggerheads and the dispute between them has gotten ugly following the appointment of 80 High Court judges last week. Nepal Bar Association (NBA), Government Attorneys Society and trade unions at the Office of the Attorney General have expressed serious dissatisfaction over the selection of the judges as […]

January 23rd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Two Indians held for stealing money from ATMs

Two Indians held for stealing money from ATMs

KATHMANDU:  The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Sunday arrested two Indian nationals on the charge of stealing money from ATM machines in various places of the Kathmandu Valley. The CIB has arrested Niranjan Meheta, 33, and Ittedar Khan, 23, of India from a hotel in Thamel on Sunday. According to CIB, the […]

January 22nd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

12 NEA staff among 16 held for electricity theft

12 NEA staff among 16 held for electricity theft

KATHMANDU:  Police on Sunday arrested 16 persons for their alleged involvement in acts of electricity theft in various places of the Capital. Of the suspects, 12 are former or current staff of the Nepal Electricity Authority including two technicians and 10 metre readers while four are traders and business operators. Police said they were involved in […]

January 22nd, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Nepal Army personnel to aid house reconstruction

Nepal Army personnel to aid house reconstruction

KATHMANDU:  The National Reconstruction Authority and the Nepal Army have agreed to mobilise 200 security personnel, including masons and carpenters, in three of the 14 most earthquake-affected districts to assist in reconstruction works. A meeting between NRA Chief Executive Officer Govind Raj Pokhrel and NA chief Gen Rajendra Chhetri on Friday decided to mobilise technical staff from the […]

January 21st, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Inter-caste scare: Lovelorn couple end lives in Jhapa

Inter-caste scare: Lovelorn couple end lives in Jhapa

SURUNGA, Jhapa:  An inter-cast couple apparently tormented by the society’s refusal to accept their love affair has committed suicide near Biring River of Kankai Municipality-7 in the district on Friday. The bodies were found hanging from a single noose tied to a tree. According to sources, Ishwar Bhattarai, 25, and Asmita Tolami (Sarki), 23, were in […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

Licence mandatory to sell tobacco products from mid-March

Licence mandatory to sell tobacco products from mid-March

KATHMANDU:  In a bid to reduce intake, and control and regulate the use of cigarettes and tobacco products, the government will now permit the sale of tobacco products only to firms with licences. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Thursday took a decision stating that the use of tobacco products was causing hazards […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

More than one Nepalis die in Malaysia every day

More than one Nepalis die in Malaysia every day

KATHMANDU:  At least 386 Nepalis died in Malaysia in 2016, according to official statistics, putting the toll twice as high as in Qatar even as the two countries employ a similar number of Nepali workers. Data acquired by the Post from Nepal’s mission in Malaysia show the fatalities, which account for more than one death […]

January 20th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

DoTM to replace small vehicles in Valley

DoTM to replace small vehicles in Valley

KATHMANDU:  In a bid to promote mass transportation in the Kathmandu Valley, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is preparing to remove small vehicles plying in the Valley from March-end. In accordance with the government’s policy of developing mass transport systems in the major towns and cities, small vehicles, including tempo, micro and minibuses, will […]

January 18th, 2017 | Posted in LATEST NEWS, TOP NEWS | Read More »

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