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Female rhino found dead

3 years ago

June 26, Chitwan : A female rhino was found dead today at Kumroj Buffer Zone Community Forest in eastern sector of the Chitwan National Park (CNP). CNP Information Officer and Assistant Conservation Officer Nurendra Aryal said that the sick one-horned rhino of around 30 years died at 11:00 am this afternoon. Stating that the rhino was found dead with its fractured neck, senior veterinarian at the CNP Kamal Gaire added that the female rhino died after collapsing on the ground while running away during mating. Some days ago, a dead calf of rhino was also found near Icharni river of the same community forest while devouring by a crocodile. Dr Gaire assumed that the female rhino that died today could be the mother of the same calf. The number of rhinos is 605 in CNP in the latest......

RJP not to take part in second phase of local polls

3 years ago

June 17, Kathmandu : The Rastriya Janata Party (RJP), Nepal has reiterated its stance to escape the second phase of the local level polls until the constitution was amended. The party has also accused the major political parties of not being sincere to the demands of the Madhesi community. At an interaction programme here today, member of the party presidium Rajendra Mahato said that his party would not join the second phase of the local level polls scheduled on June 28 adding that the government has not urged his party to put back the polls in Province No. 2. "We will not take part in the polls without constitution amendment," he......

NC leadership for prosperity, Dr Mahat says

3 years ago

June 17, Panchthar : Nepali Congress (NC) leader and former Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat has said that the NC's leadership was utmost for national prosperity. Speaking in an election campaign organized by the party at Ranke Bazaar, the adjoining point of Panchthar and Ilam today, he urged the locals to vote for NC candidates in the local level elections for the prosperity and development in the locality. Similarly, NC central committee member Bhisma Raj Angdambe, district president Narendra Kumar Kerung among other local leaders also addressed the......

Home Minister directs for installing traffic lights at 200 intersections of Kathmandu Valley roads

3 years ago

June 16, Kathmandu : Home Minister Janardan Sharma has directed the agencies concerned to make the Kathmandu Valley traffic smooth by arranging traffic lights at 200 intersections of the roads. Organizing a programme at the Ministry on Friday, Home Minister Sharma directed the officials from Nepal Police, Kathmandu Valley Transport Management Department, Road Department, and Nepal Electricity Authority to immediately take initiatives to install traffic lights in a simple and prompt way, and submit the entire expenditure details. He urged them not to wait for help from the donors to accomplish this task. The Minister also directed the chiefs of the Road Department, Traffic Police Division, Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Ltd, Nepal Telecom, NEA, Kathmandu Metropolis and others to submit......

Grade 11 exam kicks off

3 years ago

June 15, Bhaktapur : The grade 11 examination has kicked off today at the same time across the country. The examination conducted by the National Examination Board started at 8.00 am Thursday, shared Examination Controller Dambar Batas. The examination is being conducted in 993 examination centres across the country. It will last on June 24. Total 449,054 students including 348,060 regular and 100,994 partial are appearing in the examination across the......

PM Deuba calls on President Bhandari

3 years ago

Kathmandu : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Sheetal Niwas this evening. It was a regular meeting between the President and the Prime Minister, according to the President's press advisor Madhav Sharma. President Bhandari is leaving for Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday to attend the 106th international labour conference to be organised by the International Labour......

No force can stop June 28 poll, Oli says

3 years ago

Kohalpur : CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the second phase of the local level polls would be held on June 28 as scheduled before. Addressing an election campaign in Kohalpur on Monday, he also directed the party cadres to work for publicity and visit people's door to door targeting the June 28 polls. Chairman Oli said that no force in the world can prevent the second phase of the local polls and appealed to the people to create environment for the same. On the occasion, he urged the police administration to play role for conducting the local level polls in a peaceful manner. During the programme, mayoral and deputy mayoral candidate of UML for Kohalpur Municipality and candidates of Chair of all 15 wards were......

Cadres of Bilplav-led Maoist nabbed

3 years ago

June 7, Rukum : Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) cadres, arrested on the charge of their involvement in foiling the local level elections, have been nabbed again immediately after their release. The Rukum District Administration Office (DAO) released some 19 cadres of Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN including Rukum District Secretary Chandra Bahadur Budha on bail and took them under control. They were arrested on May 2 for their alleged role to disrupt the local level elections of second phase, said Police Inspector Thamman Bahadur Rajali. The CNP cadres-arrested would remain in bars till the completion of second phase elections. "They were arrested again for their potential role to obstruct the upcoming civic polls ", added Police Inspector Rajali. The police have increased vigil on the......

Priority to restructuring of security bodies: Home Minister Sharma

3 years ago

June 7, Kathmandu : Newly appointed Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said that required policy would be formulated and the organisation would be restructured to resolve the problems facing the security agencies in the country. Directing the employees after assuming his office on Wednesday, Home Minister Sharma said, "I will utilize your honesty to the people's service. I will not let discrimination in implementation of government's policy and plan. Violation of discipline as well as playing 'games' within the Home Ministry, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department for political purpose will not be tolerated." He clarified that chain of command of security agencies would be made strict as well as the trend of unnecessary publicity and interviews would be......

Deuba reaches Oli’s house, seeking support in PM election

3 years ago

June 3, Bhaktapur : Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (UML) Chair KP Sharma Oli held a meeting Sunday to discuss the prime ministerial election scheduled for Sunday and other contemporary political issues. NC President Deuba, the lone candidate for the election for the 40th prime minister, Saturday evening reached the private residence of the chairman of the main opposition party in parliament, seeking his support in the election. He spent around two hours at Oli's residence based in Balkot, Bhaktapur. Talking to media persons, NC leader Bimalendra Nidhi who was also present in the meeting said party president Deuba urged the UML chairman to support him in the election by ending the obstruction in the House that the UML was imposing these days. In response, leader......

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