Jumla-Rara ultra marathon kicks off

Jumla-Rara ultra marathon kicks off
Surkhet, July 11. The Jumla-Rara Ultra Marathon 2018 has kicked off here today.President of the National Athletics Association, Rajib Bikram Shah and ultra world champion Meera Rai jointly inaugurated the marathon.   Three hundred twenty athletes have participated in the long distance race from Khalanga of Jumla to Rara Lake in Mugu. The marathon is taking place on 49 kilometres dis...

Janaki Temple to be illuminated

Janaki Temple to be illuminated
Mahendranagar (Dhanusha), July 10 . Now the famous Hindu temple in Janakpur-Janaki Temple- will be decorated in a modern style yet keeping intact its aesthetic values and decked up with lights in a bid to add more value to this important ancient temple. An agreement was signed between the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) President Bhawan Bhatta and Janaki Temple's Chut Guthi's Chote Mahan...

Three killed in separate accidents

Three killed in separate accidents
Surunga, Jhapa, July 10 . An Indian national working at a garage was killed in a road accident that occurred at Jhiljhile road section of the East-West highway in Shivasatakshi Municipality. Police identified the victim as 19-year-old Mohamad Sahani of India who worked at the Samir Garage at Jhiljhile. Sahani was critically injured after a motorbike knocked him down. He was taken to the B&C...

Nuwakot’s economic census report unveiled

Nuwakot’s economic census report unveiled
Nuwakot, July 9. A report about the economic census of Nuwakot has been unveiled. Earlier, the government had decided to conduct the national economic census for the first time in its history with an objective of finding the overall status of nation's economy by strengthening the System of National Accounts (NSA). The report that was made public amidst a programme at Bidur today, has put th...

Master plan against child labour passed

Master plan against child labour passed
Kathmandu, July 9 . The government has passed the master plan on prevention of child labour. The master plan prohibits child labour in all sectorsA meeting of the Council of Ministers passed the master plan on Sunday. As per the master plan, the use of children as domestic helpers, porters, farm workers, in collection and trafficking of narcotic drugs, in the carpet weaving, embroidery and ho...

Chitwan on high alert amidst fears of landslide, flood

Chitwan on high alert amidst fears of landslide, flood
Ratnanagar, July 9.Chitwan, the district in Province 1, is on high alert following an escalating risk of natural disaster. The District Disaster Management Committee and the District Security Coordination Committee are jointly working to mitigate the risk of monsoon flood and landslide. Disaster risk reduction (DRR) programmes have been implemented in the areas with possible risk of disa...

CAN Federation to provide IT scholarship to 49 students

CAN Federation to provide IT scholarship to 49 students
Surkhet, July 9 . Federation of Computer Association Nepal (CAN Federation) has announced that it will provide scholarship to 49 students to study information technology. Federation president Nawaraj Kunwar made this announcement at a news conference here on Sunday. He said the 'CAN National ICT Scholarship 2075' would be awarded to 49 meritorious students. According to him, the Federati...

Two including four-year-old killed in separate incidents

Two including four-year-old killed in separate incidents
Surunga, Jhapa, July 9 . Two people, including a four-year-old boy, were killed in separate incidents in Birtamod Municipality of Jhapa district. The Area Police Office Anarmani said four-year-old Neeraj Adhikari alias Smile, son of Devendra Adhikari, drowned in a ditch near his house at Birtamod-7 on Sunday afternoon. Police said the boy was playing with his elder brother and accidentally ...

15-year-old girl killed by falling rock

15-year-old girl killed by falling rock
Darchula,July 8 . A 15-year-old girl died after being struck by a falling rock here this morning. The District Police Office, Darchula has confirmed the death of Madhabi Bhatta, daughter of Kashiram Bhatta of Dethala of Shailyashikhar Municipality-2 in the incident occurred at around 8:00 am at Dhaulebagar. The girl was on her way to school when a rock hit her, killing her on the spot. S...

Shutdown affects life in Pokhara

Shutdown affects life in Pokhara
Pokhara, July 9 . A shutdown called by Tamuwan Magarat Struggle Committee and Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (Nefin) has affected normal life in Pokhara, the capital of Gandaki Province. These two organisations called for a Gandaki province general strike for today to press for their demand of naming the province as the Tamuwan Magarat Province. Transport service has come t...