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Case filed against corrupt VC of BPKIHS

Case filed against corrupt VC of BPKIHS Kathmandu, 16 July: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed charge sheet against eight persons including former Vice-Chancellor of BP Koirala Institute of Health Science Balbhadra Prasad Das at the Special Court. The CIAA filed the charge sheet against …

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68 die in water-induced disasters

Kathmandu, 16 July: As many as 67 persons lost their lives in the rain-caused disasters occurred in various parts of the country till Monday afternoon, according to the Police Headquarters. according to Nepal Police,  3 persons in Kathmandu, 6 in Makwanpur, 5 each in Lalitpur, Rautahat and Bhojpur, 4 each …

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‘Don’t leave work station’

Kathmandu, 16 July: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has directed the chief administrative officers of all 753 local levels to be available at the office round the clock. The Ministry issued such direction in view of the immediate need of rescue and rehabilitation owing to floods, landsides …

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Venezuelan delegation in parliament

Kathmandu, 16 July: The delegation of International Leftist Youth Force from Venezuela visited the Federal Parliament in Nepal today and took stock of the parliamentarian practices. The delegation, which came to Nepal at the invitation of Youth Federation of Nepal, comprises Nicolas Ernesto Maduro Guerra, who is the son of …

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Five days pay to the flood, landslide victims

Kathmandu, 16 July: Lawmakers of the major opposition Nepali Congress have decided to provide their five days’ salary to the people affected by the landside, floods and inundations occurred in various parts of the country. The parliamentary party of the NC on Monday urged all to extend support to the …

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Suspicious investment in Royal Casino

Kathmandu, 15 July: The investment of the the Royal Casino being operated at the premises of Hotel Yak and Yeti is dubious. Authorities have started investigation into the source of income of the investors duo Jayanti Thapa and Sunil Rayamajhi. According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, Indian national Aashish Patel had …

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Tanker biz, govt. job, no conflict of interest !

Kathmandu, 15 July: The chief of Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Project Surya Raj Kadel has his own tanker business, raising serious concerns about conflict of interest. He has been supplying water to various government and non-government organisations for a number of years. The company is under his wife Anju Khadka’s …

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Three Nepalis charred to death

Kathmandu, 15 July: Three Nepali nationals, one male and two females, were charred to death in Kuwait when a raging blaze swept through an apartment building in Mahabullah area on Friday night. Second Secretary at the Embassy of Nepal in Kuwait Gyan Bahadur Magar identified the victims as Bijaya Baitha …

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Back channel negotiation with Biplav

Kathmandu, 15 July: The government has initiated back channel negotiations to bring the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal to ‘save the country from the brink of another war’. Tensions between the two sides continue to escalate since the government launched a nationwide crackdown on the party’s activities …

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Diplomatic initiative to resolve inundation problem

Kathmandu, 15 July: While venting their ire against the Indian authorities for unilaterally constructing causeways along the border with Nepal, lawmakers from the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as well as the main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) have urged the government to take necessary diplomatic initiatives to resolve the problem …

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