Property worth Rs 20 million gutted

August 17, 2016 09:30 am

JHAPA, Aug 17: Property worth around Rs 20 million was destroyed in a fire that broke out this morning at Agriculture Wholesale Market in Birtamod, Jhapa.

JHAPA, Aug 17: Two people were killed and other three injured in separate accidents that took place in Jhapa and Sunsari in the past 24 hours.

CHITWAN, Aug 17: Four passengers were killed and 29 other were injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses at Fisling on the Prithivi highway on Tuesday evening.

Biogas: Nepal’s ultimate way out

August 17, 2016 07:35 am

Biogas will make Nepal self-sufficient and self-reliant. The need for importing everything from electricity to petroleum will gradually decrease. Pollution will be controlled and the industrial sector will flourish.

Crucial India-funded projects in limbo

August 17, 2016 02:10 am

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 17: A number of infrastructure projects funded by India have remained in limbo for years in Saptari district. Some of them have not completed even in after a decade though expected to complete in three years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The government has geared up its effort to distribute biometric national identity (NID) cards to as many as 117,000 citizens within the next 18 months.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Number of cases filed at the Department of Foreign Employment (DoFE) seeking reimbursement from unscrupulous manpower agencies has increased of late.

Jhapa tea growers demand price hike

August 17, 2016 01:20 am

JHAPA, Aug 17: Tea farmers in Jhapa have launched protest against tea producers, stating that the latter were fixing price of green leaves arbitrarily.

Public school mergers gaining pace

August 17, 2016 00:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: The government has adopted the policy of merging public schools instead of uplifting the quality of individual schools.

KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Three people including two children have died and 91 others have been infected from scrub typhus that has been spreading in various districts across the country since the last four months.