Miscellany


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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Three killed in road accident in Rupandehi, Nepal

RUPANDEHI: Three people were killed in a car accident here. The deceased are 26-year-old Devendra Chaudhary of Omsatiya rural municipality-4 and Nasap Darji, 27, of Kotahimai rural municipality-3 of Rupandehi district and 12-year-old Pradip Thakur of Ramgram municipality-12, Nawalparasi, State no..

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Alcohol sale and consumption banned in Baitadi,Nepal Friday, August 7th, 2020

BAITADI: The Puchaundi municipality and Dilasaini rural municipality in the district has imposed a ban on the consumption and marketing of alcohol. A decision to this end was taken by the alcohol control committee citing the various problems that alcoholism has invited to the society at large...

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Elephant kills man in Jhapa, Nepal

DAMAK: A man was killed in an elephant attack here in the wee hours today. The Area Police Office, Damak has identified the deceased as Rohit Regmi,58, of Tukre of Kamal rural municipality-5, Jhapa. According to the inspector of police Bhawan Babu Khadka, a pair of elephants from nearby Ratuwamai..

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Mother, son killed in landslide of Baitadi,Nepal

BAITADI: A woman and her son died when landslide buried them at Dilasaini rural municipality-4 in the district on Thursday night. The deceased have been identified as Pashupati Bohara, 40, of Dilasaini rural municipality-4 and her 12-year-old son Rikesh, according to Spokesperson at the District..

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Two children go missing in Daraudi River, Nepal

GROKHA: Two children went missing in the Daraudi River in Gorkha. The missing are Sabin Shrestha, 16, of Palungtar municipality-1, Khurpajung and Prajjwal Shrestha, 15, informed Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) of the District Police Office Gorkha, Basudev Khatiwada. He further shared, "It..

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Lightning claims one in Sindhuli, Nepal Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

SINDHULI: A mid-age man died after he was struck by lightning at Dudhauli Municipality-2 in Sindhuli district today. According to the District Police Office, Sindhuli, Prem Bahadur Ghising, 49, was injured when a bolt of lightning hit him and died while undergoing treatment at a local health..

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Nepal’s Ghorahi to start classes in Tharu language

NARAYANPUR: Santosh Adhikari The schools with majority of Tharu students in Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City in Dang district are to run classes in the Tharu language to ensure better learning to the students in their mother tongue. For this to materialise, Tharu Welfare Assembly is assisting the..

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