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Disaster death doubles

Kathmandu, 22 June: A total of 69 people have died while 343 were injured in various incidents of disaster in the previous two months. The casualties were reported in the month of Baisakh and Jestha of the lunar calendar across the country. According to Nepal Police, Disaster Management Division, of …

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Deuba calls NC CWC meeting

Kathmandu, 22 June: A meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress has been scheduled at Sanepa-based party office on July 7. NC President Sher Bahadur Deuba has requested central office bearers, central committee members and invitee members to be present in the meeting. According to Chief Secretary …

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The onset of monsoon provides relief

Kathmandu, 22 June:Monsoon that started from the eastern region of the country on Thursday has reached the central region today, the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) stated. The monsoon is gradually expanding to the western parts bringing rain in its way. With this, the occurrence of rainfall will increase progressively providing …

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DRI files case against 15 people

Kathmandu, 21 June :The Department of Revenue Investigation (DRI) has filed a tax evasion case in the Kathmandu district court against a group of 15 people charged with evading approximately Rs 3 billion in revenue by producing fake invoices.   According to DRI, the complaint has demanded that the group of …

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Foreign Secretary goes greasing palm

Kathmandu, 21 June: Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi has gone beyond professional ethics to grab the post of Chief Secretary– the topmost bureaucratic post. According to Sanghu veracular weekly, he has gone greasing palm of adviser to the Prime Minister Bishnu Rimal and Rajan Bhattari. At the same time he …

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Biometric national ID from next month

Kathmandu, 21 June: National Identity Card Management Centre (NICMC) is preparing to start citizens’ registration for biometric national identity cards in all districts from July 1, when the new fiscal year begins. The NICMC has set up its offices in 15 districts to enroll citizens for national identity cards from …

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Four die in jeep accident

Kathmandu, 21 June: At least four people have been killed and 10 others injured after a jeep veered off the road in Dhading today. The jeep with the registration number Ba 18 Cha 9408 heading towards  Baireni from Karkigaun veered off  the road in Bhajgaun in Galchi Rural Municipality, according …

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Nepal-Finland establish BCM

Kathmandu, 21 June: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM)between Foreign Ministries of Nepal and Finland was signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kathmandu today. Joint Secretary and Head of Europe America Division at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nepal  Ghanshyam Bhandari and Ambassador …

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Rampant corruption in Department of Food Technology

Kathmandu, 21 June:The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption against Director General of the Department of Food Technology and Quality Control Sanjiv Kumar Karna and 13 others. According to media reports, the case was filed at the Special Court on Thursday. The …

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All trapped workers rescued safe and sound

Kathmandu, 21 June:Seventeen workers 11 Nepali and six Chinese trapped inside the tunnel of under-construction Rasuwagadhi Hydropower Project were rescued alive on Friday morning, some 11 hours after the incident. According to  District Administration  Office Rasuwa, they were stuck inside after the dry landslide that occurred in the construction yesterday …

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