Dislocated idols of the heritage sites awaiting reinstatement

Kathmandu, Aug 5: The precious icons, manuscripts, paintings and the exotic wood carvings dating back to the ancient and the prehistoric periods that were dislocated in the massive earthquake are awaiting reinstatement as the government authorities are facing an unenviable task of keeping them safe until the restoration of the destroyed heritages begin. Authorities overlooking […]

Dr Subedi appointed new Chief Secretary

Kathmandu, Aug. 5: A meeting of the Council of Ministers this morning appointed Dr Somlal Subedi as the new Chief Secretary. Dr Subedi, who was serving in the capacity of the Secretary at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, replaces Chief Secretary Leelamani Poudel. Chief Secretary Poudel is retiring from August 7. The […]

UCPN (Maoist) boycotts parliament meeting

Kathmandu, Aug. 3: The main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) has boycotted today’s parliament meeting citing the discussions scheduled on the Appropriation Bill-2072 BS was incomplete. Soon after the opposition lawmakers left the house, speaker Subas Nembang postponed the meeting for tomorrow. Before it, Minister for Finance Dr Ramsharan Mahat had tabled the proposal seeking the […]

Revolutionary leader Bhim Dutta remembered in far-west

Bhimduttanagar, Aug. 3: Farmer martyr and revolutionary leader Bhim Dutta Pant’s 63rd Memorial Day was marked by organising different programmes in the districts of far-west region on Sunday. Floral tribute was offered in a statue of Pant at Bagbazaar of Dadeldhura while an interaction programme on ‘Nepali Revolution and Martyr Bhim Dutta Pant’ was held. […]

Solar panel installed on Narayani riverbank

Chitwan, Aug. 3: The bank of Narayani River in Narayanghat is being developed as a tourism area and the stakeholders are working for the same. A large number of domestic tourists throng the riverbank for the eye-catching beauty of the landscape on the bank of holy river. The Chiwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry is […]

Woman dead in LP gas cylinder explosion

Lahan, Aug. 3: A person died after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in Siraha Municipality district last night. Pappu Mukhiya, 20, of Siraha Municipality-7 died when she was caught with fire after the cylinder explosion while cooking. Mukhiya died on the way to BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, said Deputy Superintendent of Police […]

Modikhola Hydel Project resumes

Parbat, Aug. 3: The Modikhola Hydropower Project of 14.8 megawatt located at Patichaur in Parbat district, which was closed since Wednesday due to flood in the Modi River has resumed power generation from Sunday. The project started the power production after the cleaning of trash rack at the intake and carrying out maintenance of the […]

Hindu is Nepal’s national religion: DPM Gautam

Kathmandu, Aug. 3: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bamdev Gautam has said that Hindu is Nepal’s national religion as over 80 per cent Nepalis are Hindu. Inaugurating the Bol Bom Kanwar Yatra organised by Bol Bom Kawariya Association in Okhreni Secondary School at Sundarijal on Sunday night, DPM Gautam said that no […]

Air India staff arrested for aiding human trafficking

Indian police said on Thursday they have arrested two Air India employees after uncovering a people smuggling operation at New Delhi airport that apparently targeted Nepalese quake victims. A senior police officer at the airport said staff at the national carrier were suspected of helping Nepalese women promised jobs in wealthy Gulf countries to evade […]