New Trekking Route To Kanchanjunga

New Trekking Route To Kanchanjunga
Fuling - A new trekking route is being developed to the base camp of Mt Kanchanjung, the world's third highest mountain. The Sirijunga rural municipality has developed a three-year plan to develop the route at an estimated cost of Rs. 50 million. The rural municipality is bearing 30 per cent of the cost, with 70 per cent coming from the Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation. ...

8 Nepali crickets in IPL auction

8 Nepali crickets in IPL auction
Eight Nepali crickets have been recommended for the initial draft of auction for the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL). The IPL is a twenty20 cricket tournament held among various clubs in India. Leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane, who had been with the Delhi Capitals for three seasons, is now released by the club and is free to join any of the clubs in the tournament. The names recommended for the IP...

Jhulaghat transit comes into operation

Jhulaghat transit comes into operation
Kathmandu - The Jhulaghat border transit point with neighbouring India has come into operation after being shut for 10 months. It had remained shut since the outbreak of Corona Virus. Issuing a notice on Friday, the District Administration Office, Baitedi has stated that the transit point will come into operation from today. The transit is being opened following the decision on the same by th...

Corona infection down to zero in Siraha

Corona infection down to zero in Siraha
Kathmandu - Siraha district has reported zero cases of Corona Virus infection, 11 months after the virus was first detected. As of Friday, no new case of Corona Virus has been reported in Siraha, said Chief District Officer Pradip Raj Kandel. All the quarantine and isolation centres are now without any suspected and infected people, hence empty since the past few days. So far, 12,450 people u...

Chandragiri to clean up highway

Chandragiri to clean up highway
Kathmandu - The Chandragiri municipality has decided to clean up the highway that falls under its scope every week. The highway is the main transit point of entry to Kathmandu valley. Accordingly, the municipality has allocated Rs. 2 million for road cleaning and sanitation," said Mayor Ghanashyam Giri. Likewise, the municipality will put up dividers on the highway and colour it for beautificatio...

Three dead in road mishaps

Three dead in road mishaps
Three persons were killed in two separate road accidents happened in Gajuri and Benighat Rorang of Dhading district, the police said. Seven-year-old Prajjwal Gurung died on the spot after a bus (Na 2 Kha 5057) en route of Talti from Malekhu hit the boy. The Deputy Superintendent of Police of district police office Rupak Khadka said police have impounded the bus while the driver fled the sce...

Revolution through imitation of people’s war impossible: Prachanda

Revolution through imitation of people’s war impossible: Prachanda
Kathmandu, Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said that the nation has moved forward to the making of foundation of socialism through peace process, which was established with the backing of people's war and people's movement. So, the revolution through imitation of people's war was not possible, the former rebel supremo said today while addressing a co...

Tharu museum opens for visitors

Tharu museum opens for visitors
The Tharu Museum based in Bhalka of Shuklaphanta municipality-8 in Kanchanpur has been opened for tourists from home and abroad targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020. The museum has been set up in a traditional Tharu house built with the support of municipality ward office. Bhalka remains as the identical place of indigenous Tharu community. The museum is now fitted with solar energy ...

Chaarali-Kechana ring road construction begins

Chaarali-Kechana ring road construction begins
The construction of road connecting Chaarali and Kechana along the Mechi highway is gaining momentum, The Division Road Office Damak had signed a contract with Lamar Mabtir World JV for the construction of ring road almost three years ago. However, the road construction did not take any stride. Locals have been elated now with the beginning of the construction of road reaching to Kachan...

National Assembly election: 230 voters in Gandaki

National Assembly election: 230 voters in Gandaki
Gandaki State has total 230 votes in the election to the members of National Assembly scheduled for January 23. According to the District Returning Office, 60 State Assembly members and 170 mayors and deputy mayors of the municipalities and chairs and deputy chairs of the rural municipalities in the Gandaki State can cast votes in the NA election. A vote of the State Assembly member carrie...