Altogether seven rhinos died in Chitwan National Park (CNP) due to natural causes in the first three months of the current fiscal year, officials confirmed. Chief Conservation Officer of CNP Bed Kumar Dhakal said that the rhinos died due to old age, infighting and languishing in the swamp. Likewise, a male rhino hit a female to death, a crocodile gobbled up a baby rhino and next one died due to kidneys and lungs related infections.
Civil servants based at various government offices in Baitedi have not received their salary, thus depriving them of celebrating the Dashain festival. Since the formation of the provincial government, employees of some offices have not been paid for the past three months.
In its contribution of 60 years to the global peacekeeping mission, the Nepal Army (NA) has bagged as many as 122,871 UN Medals. In course of 'Peace Mission' odyssey that began from Lebanon in 1978, the NA has also established its good image as 'Peace Champion' by winning the hearts of conflict survivors.
Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has committed to increasing monthly allowance to Rs 5,000 for senior citizens.
Domestic migrants experience a substantial decline in mental and physical health, despite a significant increase in their incomes at destination, according to a new study from researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and The Ohio State University.
A rare Royal Bengal Tiger was found dead in Bardiya National Park (BNP) on Wednesday afternoon. The dead body of spotted tiger of around 17 years was recovered near Chisapani post inside the BNP, some 700 metres away from the East-West Highway, Assistant Conservation Officer of the BNP Badri Binod Dahal said
Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Baskota, has insisted on the need of taking timely interventions to control encroachment on natural resources.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has extended best wishes to all senior citizens of Nepal for their good health and longevity. Delivering message on the occasion of the 28th International Day for Elderly People today, he said a legal arrangement would be enforced soon wherein sons and daughters are obliged to allocate certain chunk of their income for the parents.
Acting Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel and visiting Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, held a meeting today on the issue of progress in the extension of petroleum pipelines between the two countries.
Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokharel has said that although the Bill on Medical Education could not be passed in the monsoon session of the parliament, it was still in the government’s priority.
The World Bank today approved a $133 million credit to help Nepal construct and maintain safe, resilient and cost-effective bridges on its Strategic Roads Network. The Strategic Roads Network comprises Nepal’s transport backbone and includes roughly 12,142 kilometers of national highways, feeder roads and other roads of national importance that are connected by 1,773 bridges.
The Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $130 million to improve access to community-managed water supply and sanitation in 20 urban municipalities of Nepal.
Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has said that there were immense potentialities for the construction of waterways in Koshi, Gandaki, Narayani and Karnali rivers.