Landslide prevents vehicular movement

September 12, 2016 11:20 am

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 12: The Paancthar – Taplejung road stretch along the Mechi highway has been obstructed after overnight torrential rainfall triggered a landslide here.

BAGLUNG, Sept 12: A passenger bus service from Nepal's Baglung to New Delhi, the capital of India, will start next week.

Dr Shrestha elected NMA Chairman

September 12, 2016 10:29 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Dr Mukti Ram Shrestha of the democratic panel has been elected the new Chairman of Nepal Medical Association (NMA).

Landslide blocks Siddhicharan highway

September 12, 2016 10:04 am

GAINGHAT, Sept 12: Vehicular movement along Katari – Dhurmi section under the Siddhicharan highway has been obstructed in wake of landslides triggered by torrential downpour at Lekhani VDC – 2 and upper portion of the Ghurmi Bazaar.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The reconstruction of the Rani Pokhari – located at the heart of the capital city – will resume this week following an agreement between the Department of Archaeology (DoA) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Israel is all set to hire more than 60 caregivers from Nepal under the proposed Government-to-Government recruitment system, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 11: At least 56 houses in Sandhikharka-9 of Arghakhanchi district are at high risks of being swept away by landslides.

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Despite Nepal’s emphasis on ending the prolonged plight of people caused by floods in the Tarai districts due to India-made embankments, the Indian authorities have remained reluctant in addressing the problems.

Police charge US national with pedophilia

September 12, 2016 02:10 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested a US citizen along with one of his Nepali aide for their alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that involves sexual feeling towards prepubescent children.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Cases of exploitation and abuse as well as poor living condition and insufficient food for Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are on the rise, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.