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...

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...

Truck driver killed in road accident

Truck driver killed in road accident
iA truck driver was killed in a road accident at the Mudabazaar road section of Kailali on the East-West Highway this morning. The driver's assistant has been seriously injured in the accident that took place as the truck (Na. 6 Kha. 1990) slipped into a roadside drainage. A resident of Lamahi municipality in Dang, the truck driver Hari Prasad Chaudhary died on the spot, according to police ins...

Living in a world of technology: it frees or chains humans?

Living  in a world of technology: it frees or chains humans?
Haribol Acharya Today it is very much true that life cannot go without technology. Imagine you are a college goer. You have no mobile while the rest of your friends own mobile. Imagine you have no computer. The world has gone through a great deal of transformations- for good or for worse. There are communication revolutions- indeed great breakthroughs, unprecedented. Change is rapid and things ...

UNICEF expresses concern over children education, malnutrition in Afghanistan

UNICEF expresses concern over children education, malnutrition in Afghanistan
KABUL, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative in Afghanistan has expressed concerns over the status of children, poor access to school, and malnutrition in Afghanistan. "We have a very serious concern about the education of children in Afghanistan because there are 3.5 million children who are out of school; while they are supposed to be in school," Adele K...

19 killed, 8 injured in Beijing house fire

19 killed, 8 injured in Beijing house fire
BEIJING, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nineteen people were killed and eight others injured in a house fire in Beijing's southern Daxing District Saturday night, local authorities said. The fire has been extinguished at around 9 p.m. Those who were rescued have been taken to hospital for treatment. The accident, which occurred in Xinjian Village, Daxing District, was reported at 6:15 p.m., according to the ...

Being honest to oneself:

Being honest to oneself:
Haribol  Acharya Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise- Sigmund Freud. As a great psychologist, Sigmund Freud said it is vital one needs to be honest with oneself prior to practising it with others. To be honest with oneself is one can lie to others but lying to oneself is not possible for one knows the truth all the time thought outwardly in his dealing with the rest of the wor...

Bomb explosion in Okhaldhunga

Bomb explosion in Okhaldhunga
Okhaldhunga: Bombs have been detonated targeting the vehicles carrying the cadres of Nepali Congress and left alliance this morning. Police Inspector Sita Karki informed that the bombs were exploded in Sunkoshi rural municipality-7, Chyanam. No human casualty occurred but the vehicles saw minor damages in the incident. The investigation into the incident is underway, Karki added. CPN-UML leader...