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RPP takes action against senior leader Rana

Kathmandu, Aug 9: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party has taken action against senior leader Pashupati Shumsher Rana and central leaders. The party expelled leader Rana and central member Tahir Ali, Jagat Gauchan, Bijay Kala Rai, Nabodita Chaudhari, Nirmala Shrestha. The central working committee of the party took this decision, informed Spokesperson Bhuwan Pathak. We join government: Rana Meanwhile, Chairman of Rastriya ...

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H1N1 virus so far kills 10, infected 381: Health Minister

Kathmandu, August 9: In a meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today, Health Minister informed that so far 381 patients of Influenza ‘A’ type are found and 10 have succumbed. According to the Health Minister, a doctor who was infected with this seasonal flu has been already recovered and the virus has not yet taken an epidemic turn. “The Ministry is fully ...

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RPP withdraws support to government

Kathmandu, August 8: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) today has withdrawn its support to the Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government blaming the government for its apathy to address the Madhes issue. A meeting of the party’s central committee took the decision to roll back its support to the government for its ignorance to the RPP proposal to mark the national ...

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Bhattarai’s health condition improving

Bhaktapur, August 7: Health condition of former Prime Minister and Coordinator of Naya Shakti Party, Dr Baburam Bhattarai, is improving. Bhatatrai underwent surgeryfor prostate gland at Gatthaghar-based Nagarik Community Hospital on August 4. A team headed by Hospital’s Medical Superintendent Dr Rakesh Barma performed prostrate surgery on Dr Bhattarai and health condition of Bhattarai is improving, said Hospital Director Shreebhakta ...

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Baidya elected Chair of Kathmandu DCC

Kathmandu, August 6: CPN-UML’s Shiva Sundarraj Baidya has been elected the Chair of the Kathmandu district coordination committee. In the election held for the DCC, Baidya got 15 votes against his closest rival NC’s Shashi Prasad Giri, who garnered 7 votes, according to chief returning officer Dipendra Adhikari. Likewise, Sarita Dahal of UML was elected the Vice-chair with 15 votes ...

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Arun-III soon, says Finance Minister

Kathmandu, August 5: Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has said that the government would move ahead with the construction work of the Arun-III hydropower project which, he said, is associated with the country’s prosperity. At a programme organized in his honour by the Bhojpur-Kathmandu Liaison Committee of Nepali Congress in the capital city today, Karki said that the government is ...

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Six killed in landslide in Baglung

Baglung, Aug 4: Altogether six people, with four from the same family, were buried to death in a landslide occurred at Bahun vaill of Nishikhola rular municipality-2 in Baglung district Thursday night. The deceased have been identified as 80-year-old Maniman Chantyal, his spouse 63-year-old Nandakali Chantyal, sister-in-law Bindu Chantyal, 22 and daughter Geeta Chantyal, 18, according to police. The dead ...

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Dr Wagle appointed Vice-Chair of NPC

Kathmandu, August 3: The government has appointed Dr Swornim Wagle as the Vice-Chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC). Dr Wagle was appointed to the post from a meeting of the Council of Ministers held at Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers in Singha Durbar this morning. Prior to this, Dr Wagle served as the member of ...

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Pushpalal Highway disrupted

Baglung, August 2: The mid hilly Pushpalal Highway has been partially blocked following a landslide at the Kauche section in Righa of Galkot Municipality-11 here last evening. With the obstruction to the highway, vehicles en route to Burtibang-Kharbang to the district headquarters and outer districts have remained off the road. A taxi driver was injured after his taxi in motion ...

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H1N1 cases on the rise, doctors advise medical treatment

  Kathmandu, July 31: The number of Influenza virus type ‘A’ (H1N1) patients in the capital and other parts of the country is on the rise. Two patients succumbed to this viral disease medically known as ‘swine flu’ in the period of two months. According to Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, the number of the infected has increased these days. ...

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