NC CWC meeting put off

NC CWC meeting put off
Kathmandu : The meeting of the Nepali Congress Central Working Committee that was called for 2pm today has been put off. The party office stated that the meeting had to be called off due to the passing away of Govinda Raj Poudel, middle brother of party senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel, at Ratnanagar, Chitwan this morning. The party's upcoming 14th general convention and contemporary political topics were in the agenda of the meeting today.                                  ...

Manakamana cable car service resumes operations

Manakamana cable car service resumes operations
Muglin : The Manakamana cable car service has resumed regular operations from today. The service was halted for five days from April 7 for the first phase repair works. The cable car service has resumed since 8am today. Although it was announced that the service would be resumed from April 13, it has been started a day earlier, said Deputy General Manager of Manakamana Darshan Pvt Ltd, Ujjwal Sherchan. The cable car system which has completed 23 years is being upgraded in t...

Chitwan tractor mishap death toll hits six

Chitwan tractor mishap death toll hits six
Chitwan : The death toll from the jeep accident occurred last night at Rapti municipality-11 of east Chitwan has reached six. According to the District Police Office Chitwan, one more injured died this morning in course of treatment at Old Medical College, Chitwan. The latest deceased has been identified as Surya Bahadur Shrestha, 45, of Rapti municipality-4. Other victims are Khadka Lama, 35, of Rapti municipality-5; Magan Mahato, 40, of Khairhani municipality-9; Chhaniya ...

SC orders to stay decision of shifting administrative centre of Phalebas municipality

SC orders to stay decision of shifting administrative centre of Phalebas municipality
Parbat :  The Supreme Court has ordered to stay the decision of shifting the administrative centre of Phalesbas municipality of Parbat district for the time being. The municipality in January had made decision to shift the administrative centre of the municipality, which has been running its activities from the office of Phalebas Irrigation Project since long. The meeting of municipal executive committee had taken the decision of shifting the administrative centre at the of...

Two minors killed in fire

Two minors killed in fire
Pyuthan : Two minors have died in an incident of fire at Rajawar of Gaumukhi rural municipality in Pyuthan district. The victims are seven-year-old Himal Rana and three-year-old Chandrakala Rana, son and daughter respectively of Ramesh Rana. The two siblings died when fire engulfed Ramesh's cowshed at around 9 this morning, the rural municipality Chair Bishnu Kumar Giri said. Giri said the incident took place when the kids' parents were away. A police team has been dispatch...

‘Yogmaya’s contribution vital to end Sati Pratha’

‘Yogmaya’s contribution vital to end Sati Pratha’
Biratnagar : Chief of Province No. 1 Somnath Adhikari 'Pyasi' has said that the contributions of Yogmaya were remarkable to end Sati Pratha in the time of Rana regime. Attending a theatre performance of 'Yogmaya' at Jhorahat in Morang district on Monday, Province Chief Adhikari said that women organisation in Nepal was formed in the country due to her courageous act to jump into Arun river along with her 68 disciples. Yogmaya's contributions to end untouchability and other ...

Two dead in Palpa jeep accident

Two dead in Palpa jeep accident
Palpa : Two persons died after a pickup jeep met with an accident at Tansen Municipality-7 in Palpa district last night. The jeep (Lu 2 Cha 632) carrying chicken fell some 20 off the road at Kajipauwa area killing Bijay Kamcha, 20, of Bagnaskali Rural Municipality-4 and Raj Thapa, 27, of Ribdikot-4 in the district. Information Officer of the District Police Office Rameshwor Twati said that further investigations into the case are underway.                                (RS...

Lumle’s new identity as a ‘poetry village’ gaining popularity

Lumle’s new identity as a ‘poetry village’ gaining popularity
Gandaki : Lumle in Annapurna Rural Municipality-6 in Kaski district is known as receiving highest amount of rainfall in the country. The village, a blessing of nature, popularly known as 'Cherapunji of Nepal', an area in India which receives highest amount of rainfall, is also rich in Nepali literature. It has produced many noted litterateurs and literary figures. Declared as a village of poetry on 28 March, 2009 as envisioned by popular poet and late lyricist Binod Gauchan, ...

Fire destroys property worth Rs 1.5 million

Fire destroys property worth Rs 1.5 million
Udayapur : A fire that engulfed the house of Hira Tamang of Tapli rural municipality-4, Thanpokhari destroyed the property worth Rs 1.5 million. According to the District Police Office, the fire that spread from the shed on Sunday evening had also damaged the house of Tamang. The fire destroyed both house and shed along with clothes, grains and cash Rs 35,000, shared chief of District Police Office, Bhim Prasad Dahal. Locals and police from Tapli Rupatar jointly took the fi...

RSS contact office comes into operation in Dolakha

RSS contact office comes into operation in Dolakha
Dolakha : Dolakha Contact Office of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) has come into operation from today. Minister for Communications and Information Technology Parbat Gurung made an on-site inspection of the office this morning. As Dolakha is a district replete with natural, cultural and historical heritages, the RSS contact office would believably help reach out the concerned activities of the district to national and international fronts, he further said. The Minister ...