Miscellany


Nepal: Rainfall predicted across country for three days

KATHMANDU:- Rainfall in almost all parts of the country has been predicted for the coming three days. A meteorologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Raju Pradhanang, informed that the countrywide rainfall was forecasted in the wake of the monsoon low-pressure belt being near..

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Tribhuvan highway, Nepal opens for traffic

TISTUNG:- The Tribhuvan highway that remained obstructed due to landslide has opened for traffic since Friday evening. The road opened for traffic after the debris of the landslide was cleared by the Department of Roads, according to Police Inspector Bikas Raj Tamang. As a result, vehicles along..

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Two trucks catch fire in Hetauda, Nepal

BAGMATI:- Two trucks parked inside the industrial zone in Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati State, have caught fire today. Police said the trucks kept in front of the Vyalit Palette Feed Industry caught fire. The trucks with registration number plate Na 5 Pa 6503 and Na 6 Kha 7826 caught fire, it..

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Tribhuvan University, Nepal not conducting its exams soon

KATHMANDU:- Tribhuvan University is not soon going to run its postponed and scheduled exams. According to Examination Controller Pushpa Raj Joshi, though University was preparing to conduct the semester-based exams from 1st September and annual based exams from mid-September, they were postponed..

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Adolescent girl dies of scrub typhus in Nepal Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

BAITADI:- An adolescent girl died of scrub typhus infection in the Baitadi district. The deceased has been identified as Puja Joshi, 14, of Dogadakedar rural municipality-3, Shreekot. Puja breathed her last on the way to the Kohalpur Medical College for treatment. The infected girl was taken to..

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Three COVID-19 cases found in Sankhu, Nepal

KATHMANDU:- Three people have been found infected with COVID-19 in Shankharapur municipality. Two persons at the municipality's ward number 9 and one person at ward number 7 have tested positive for coronavirus. Those infected in ward number 9 are a mother and her son, the ward chairman..

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Nepali Woman rescued from forced sex trade

KATHMANDU:- A Nepali woman who was allegedly subjected to flesh trade after being trafficked to India from Kathmandu a year ago has been rescued and sent back home. The rescue was possible with the help of the Rescue Foundation run by Afanta Nepal. It is revealed that she was forced into the sex..

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COVID-19: Kathmandu University closed for 15 days Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

BANEPA: The Dhulikhel-based Kathmandu University (KU) in Kavrepalanchowk district has been closed for the next 15 days beginning from today, owing to the growing risk of coronavirus infection. Through a notice on Monday, University registrar Prof Dr. Subodh Sharma said all services (except most..

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Woman health worker beaten in Baitadi, Nepal Monday, August 10th, 2020

BAITADI: A woman health worker has been severely beaten at Nakali Health Centre at Purchaudi Municipality-3 in Baitadi district. Twenty-five years old auxiliary nurse midwife Janaki Bhatta shared that she was beaten black and blue by two youths while treating the patients in the health center...

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Ten ICU ventilators gifted to Nepali Army

KATHMANDU: Indian Army has gifted ten ICU ventilators to Nepali Army in order to support its efforts to fight against the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Ambassador of India to Nepal, presented the ventilators to Chief of Army Staff Purna Chnadra Thapa in a ceremony held at..

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Motorcyclist dies in accident in Bhaktapur,Nepal Saturday, August 8th, 2020

BHAKTAPUR: A motorcycle rider has died in a road accident that took place last night. Suman Katwal Shrestha,29, of Kamal Binayak, died after the motorcycle (Ba. 66 Pa. 2810) was hit by a jeep (Ba. 19 Cha. 3384) heading towards Jagati from Chayamasingh of Bhaktapur municipality. Seriously injured..

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