MELAMCHI, July 14: Police have seized over a kg of gold and four kgs of silver from Melamchi municipality-8, Bahunepati of Sindhupalchowk district.

BANKE (Khajura), July 14: As many as 75 people lost their lives to natural calamities in 15 districts of mid-western region during the current fiscal year.

Four arrested for abduction attempt

July 14, 2016 09:14 am

KAWASWOTI, July 14: The Nawalpur Area Police Office arrested and made public four people who were involved in abduction attempt of a minor for ransom.

Youth held with contraband

July 14, 2016 09:12 am

RAJBIRAJ, July 14: Police arrested a youth with contraband from nearby Balan rivulet at Madhupatti-9 of Saptari district on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The post of member secretary at the University Grants Commission (UGC) has remained vacant for the last 15 months owing to differences over sharing of position among political parties.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Fifteen months after the devastating earthquakes of last year, the government is set to conduct the damage assessment survey in the Kathmandu Valley from Monday to identify earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged.

DOTI, July 14: Most of the health posts in Doti district are in such dilapidated conditions that when it starts to rain, it immediately starts dripping from their roof and when it sunny, the heat inside the building is unbearable.

DARJEELING, JULY 14: Chowrasta Chowk in Darjeeling echoed with Bhanubhakta Acharya's poetry and Nepal's national anthem throughout Tuesday. Most of the men present there were in daura-suruwal, the traditional Nepali outfit, and the women wore chaubandi cholo.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 14: Six VDCs in Sindhupalchowk district have become isolated due to disruption of road links and communications caused by monsoon-triggered flooding and landslides.

KAILALI, July 14: Illegal extraction of sand and rocks is rampant at Khutiya River in Kailali district. Locals say that several unauthorized groups are involved in mining sand, pebbles and rocks using excavators since the last two weeks.