Tej Kumar Rai won the first edition of ‘Khotang Idol’, a singing competition conducted among youths in Khotang district. Sixteen-year-old Rai won the title by defeating other five competitors, who made it to the final that was held at Saraswati Secondary School in Diktel, Khotang on Saturday. Winner Rai got Rs 54,574.
ITAHARI, March 20: The fire-ravaged Ikrahi settlement in Sunsari district is currently faces the risk of spread of disease as the carcasses of cattle that perished in the disaster have yet to be properly disposed of.
KATHMANDU, March 20: A Chinese delegation led by Shu Ya, founder of One Belt One Road (OBOR) International Trade and Investment Platform, met with Bhawani Rana, president of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI), on Monday.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Expressing serious concern over the anomalies in the judiciary and the wrong doings by court officials, Global Policy Forum for Nepal (GPFN) has demanded the formation of a High-level Commission for judicial reforms.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Participation of the Upendra Yadav-led Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) in the government has become uncertain as differences have surfaced over the content of the political agreement the FSFN seeks to ink with the government before joining it.
POKHARA, March 20: District Police Office (DPO), Kaski on Sunday arrested nine individuals on charge of deceiving people and robbing millions of rupees by creating fake offers in social media (Emo, Viber, Facebook, and Messenger).
DAMAK, March 19: Himalaya Mahalaxmi Tea Garden based in Damak Municipality, which is owned by Gyanendra Shah, has not paid tax worth over Rs 40 million. Shah has not paid the tax even after he was stripped of all his kingly power and reduced to a common citizen.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Consumer price inflation has accelerated to 5.0 percent in mid-February 2018 from 3.3 percent recorded in mid-February 2017, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank, stated in its report entitled 'Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation of Nepal' released on Monday.
KATHMANDU, March 19: The third week of March witnessed a sudden flurry of activities on the political fronts including the election of President Bidya Devi Bhandari. President Bhandari was re-elected with 39,275 votes on Tuesday (March 13) with the backing of the Left-Alliance while her one and only rival from the main opposition Kumari Laxmi Rai got 11,730 votes.