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Pyuthan jeep accident; six killed, three critical

Pyuthan, March 24: At least six persons died and three others were critically injured when a Scorpio jeep (Ba 8 Cha 1561) heading to Sworgadwari, a popular pilgrimage site, met with accident this morning. The identities of the deceased including five female and one male have yet to be ascertained. The accident took place when the jeep carrying pilgrims from ...

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Woman killed in rhino attack

Nawalparasi, March 24: A woman died in a rhino attack in Kawaswoti of Nawalparasi district. Kunta Devi Mahato, 47, a resident of Kawaswoti municipality-7, Ramnagar Tole was found dead in Namuna Madhyabarti Community Forest, two-kilometre away from her house, on Thursday evening, police confirmed. She had gone to the community forest for collecting fodder and wood and her whereabouts was ...

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FNJ expresses concern over Online Directives

Kathmandu, March 23: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has expressed concern over the issuance of the Online Media Operation Directive-2016, arguing it is repressive and a threat to undermine press freedom and freedom of expression online in Nepal. The implementation of the Directive launched by the former government was postponed as the objection to it poured in from all ...

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UML creates pressure to hold local poll: Leader Khanal

Ilam, March 21: CPN (UML) senior leader Jhalanath Khanal has claimed that his party would emerge top in the upcoming local-level election. At a programme organised by CPN (UML) Village Committee at Irautar in Ilam on Tuesday, senior leader Khanal said, “The country will make a great stride in economic sector after the election as the CPN (UML) is the ...

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Five women rescued from border

Ilam, March 21: Maiti Nepal in Pashupatinagar on Monday rescued five women being trafficked to India from the border. The women were rescued while being taken to India for sale from Chabisse area at Nepal – India border, Maiti Nepal – Pashupatinagar’s Programme Coordinator Hom Dhakal said. All the rescued women hail from Uhiya of Gorkha district. They were being ...

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Bhaktapur bus entrepreneurs warn of not allowing Sajha bus service

Bhaktapur, March 20: At a time when the Sajha buses have become popular with reliable service in the Kathmandu and Lalitpur cities, the transport entrepreneurs in Bhaktapur district threatened that they would not allow the Sajha buses to provide its service in the district. Warning of halting the transport service in all rural areas in the district if Sajha buses ...

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SEE examinee killed after getting struck by truck

Rajbiraj, March 20: A student attending the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) was killed after getting struck by a truck at Rupnagar of Saptari along the East-West Highway this morning. The truck (Na 1 Ka 5200) heading east rammed Nitu Kumari Thakur, 16, of Bhardaha, Saptari, Area Police Office, Kanchanpur said. Nitu, who sustained serious injuries in the accident, died on ...

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Hearing on IGP appointment continues

Kathmandu, March 19: The final hearing on appointment of Inspector General of Police is continuous at the Supreme Court. The hearing under the bench comprising Chief Justice Sushila Karki, Justices Dr Anand Mohan Bhattarai, Ishwori Prasad Khatiwada, Anil Kumar Bhattarai and Hari Krishna Shrestha ran short of the time Sunday to continue it tomorrow. Dr Bhimarjun Acharya, Badri Bahadur Karki, ...

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NEA staffer dies of electric shock

Bardiya, March 18: A person has succumbed to injuries after receiving an electric shock while fixing a transformer in Bardiya. Ram Bahadur Chaudhary, 31, of Ganeshpur in western Patabhar – 2 was injured with an electric shock while fixing a wire in the transformer. He died on the way to Rajapur hospital, according to Superintendent of Police (SP) Bharat Bahadur ...

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Mechi-Mahakali Campaign in Tikapur

Dhangadhi, March 15: CPN (UML) senior leader and former Prime Minister, Jhalanath Khanal, has urged the Madhesi Morcha, to come to peaceful competition by shunning violent activities. Addressing the mass gathering at Tikapur on Wednesday organised under Mechi-Mahakali Campaign, leader Khanal claimed that the CPN (UML) has been effortful to create environment conducive for holding elections of all three tiers. ...

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