NEA to mobilize monitoring team to study flood damages

August 13, 2017 19:44 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to mobilize a central monitoring team to assess the loss it incurred due to floods and landslides triggered by the heavy rainfall across the country.

PM stresses on scientific and quality education

August 13, 2017 17:08 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on scientific, qualitative and practical education, while pointing out the need to reach higher education to people of all sections of the society.

Emergency cabinet meeting at 5 pm

August 13, 2017 16:46 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency cabinet meeting has been called at 5 this evening.

Central command post formed for rescue operations

August 13, 2017 16:27 PM

KATHMANDU,August 13: An emergency meeting headed by Home Minister Janardan Sharma today has formed a central command post for intensifying rescue operations in the country.

High-level committee formed to provide relief to agro sector

August 13, 2017 16:24 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: The Agriculture Development Ministry has formed a high-level committee to provide immediate relief after carrying out study of losses incurred by the agro sector in the recent flood and landslide following incessant rainfall.

600 tourists trapped in Sauraha due to flooding

August 13, 2017 16:18 PM

CHITWAN, August 13: Approximately 600 tourists stranded due to flooding in Sauraha in the district are awaiting rescue operation, authorities said.

Attorney general Shrestha resigns

August 13, 2017 15:51 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: Attorney General Raman Kumar Shrestha has resigned from his office today.

Death toll reaches to 49; more rainfall forecasted during evening

August 13, 2017 15:41 PM

KATHMANDU, August 13: The flood and landslide following the incessant rain since Friday has claimed at least 49 people in various part of the country.

Narayangadh-Muglin, Muglin-Naubise road sections obstructed

August 13, 2017 13:46 PM

CHITWAN, Aug 13: Traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin and Muglin –Naubise road sections has been obstructed from Saturday afternoon due to landslide that occurred at different places following incessant rainfall since the past few days.

Australian University Fair at Hotel De’ L Annapurna

August 13, 2017 10:47 AM

KATHMANDU: Global Reach is all set to organize the Australian University Fair in Kathmandu on Monday. The event will take place at Hotel De’ L Annapurna, Durbar Marg from 10 am to 5 pm, and is said to be the biggest event of its kind in Nepal.

ECAN Education Fair begins in Pokhara

August 13, 2017 10:44 AM

POKHARA: The Sixth ECAN Education Fair has kicked off in Pokhara from Friday. The fair, slated to end on Sunday, is being organized by Education Consultancy Association of Nepal, Kaski.

Third Nepal Higher Education Fair Kicks Off

August 13, 2017 10:42 AM

KATHMANDU: The third edition of Nepal Higher Education Fair started on Saturday at Hotel De l’Annapurna, Durbarmarg. The event aims at helping students approach suitable colleges for higher education in Nepal.

Youths’ Say On Youth Empowerment

August 13, 2017 09:53 AM

From holding unlimited fantasies to vying for firm aspirations, youths are considered to be the active demographic that shoulders the responsibility to change the face of the nation. With youths holding such an influential position, it is crucial to know the need of today’s generation.  On the occasion of International Youth Day, Sonam Lama of My City talked to BScIT 4th semester students of Lord Buddha Education Foundation (LBEF), Maitidevi to learn about the hurdles youths have been facing in diverse fields and their opinion on how to empower youngsters.

Security checking at Belahiya border relaxed after two weeks

August 13, 2017 09:06 AM

BUTWAL, Aug 12: A two-week-long security restrictions on vehicles by India along Belahiya check post has been relaxed a bit since Thursday. As a result, the long queue of vehicles entering Nepal from India has been reduced.

PAC to organize a public hearing in Bhairahawa on August 21

August 13, 2017 07:47 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is going to organize public hearing focusing on the chronic problem that has marred the Gautam Buddha Regional International Airport project.

National Life Insurance celebrates 29th anniversary

August 13, 2017 05:48 AM

KATHMANDU, July 13: National Life Insurance Company (NLIC) Ltd has celebrated its 29th anniversary on August 11.

5th Furniture and Furnishing Expo to be held from August 19

August 13, 2017 05:41 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Nepal Furniture and Furnishing Association (NFFA) is organizing the 5th Furniture and Furnishing Expo (FURNEX) at Bhrikuti Mandap in Kathmandu, from August 19 through 23.

Hundreds march in Kathmandu in support of Dr. KC

August 13, 2017 03:57 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Hundreds of people marched in Kathmandu in support of Dr Govinda KC, who is on a hunger strike for the past 20 days demanding that the Medical Education Bill be passed through parliament at the earliest.

Electricity supply to Biratnagar, Duhabi and other cities cut off

August 13, 2017 03:54 AM

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Electricity supply to Biratnagar, Anarmani, Duhabi and other cities east of Biratnagar has been disrupted as the Duhabi-based 132 KVA substation has been inundated by floods, cutting off import of electricity from India. Incessant rain for the last two days caused the folds, said a press notice issued by Nepal Electricity Authority.

30 dead, thousands displaced

August 13, 2017 03:32 AM

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Continuous monsoon rains for the past two days have triggered floods and landslides across the country, killing at least 30 people and displacing thousands of families. Nearly a dozen  people have gone missing since Friday in various districts across the country, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.