At least nine people were injured in clashes that took place during the ritual ceremony of pulling Hindu God Bhairav's chariot on Thursday evening on the final day of Bisket Jatra in Bhaktapur. The clashes flared up after the devotees participating in the ceremony started hurling stones at each other after the chariot smashed into a house at Banshagopal, said the police.
Light and moderate rainfall is likely to occur in most parts of the country including in the Kathmandu valley with cloudy weather due to the influence of the Westerly wind.
A case has been registered at Kanchanpur District Court against eight police officials for allegedly meting out torture and destroying evidences associated to the rape and subsequent murder of Nirmala Panta – a 13-year-old girl from Bhimdutta municipality-2 of Kanchanpur.
A donor has commissioned the construction of six houses for the needy people affected due to flooding caused by the Ratuwamai river on the border between Jhapa and Morang district.
It was stormy after snowfall at Pathivara Temple on Wednesday afternoon. The temple priest was aware that a team led by Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Rabindra Adhikari would arrive here to worship at the temple.
A local government in Chitwan has agreed to work against the illegal exhumation of river products by forming a monitoring committee. The Kalika municipality has decided to control the exploitation of natural resources.
As many as 13 inmates have died in the central jail of Nepal during the current fiscal year. Acting Superintendant of Dr Bagat Lal Shrestha informed that 13 inmates died due to different diseases including coldness in the jail.
The Kathmandu Metropolis has come up with a weeklong campaign aims to encourage pedestrians to use overhead bridge while crossing the roads. The drive kicked off Sunday.
Some parts of the country including the Kathmandu Valley got a light shower today due to the impact of Westerly wind. The light rainfall caused the temperature to further plummet, increasing cold.
Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Girirajmani Pokharel, has presented the ‘Bill on Safe and Peaceful Use of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials, 2075’ in today's meeting of the House of Representatives.
A woman was reportedly expelled from home in Jumla for not bearing a son. Jhanmaya Rokaya of Ludki of Kanakasundari rural municipality-6 who is just in her mid-20s is the mother of three daughters and has so far been pregnant for the sixth time with one stillbirth.
Property worth over Rs 1.2 million was destroyed when the fire broke out at RK Electronics Service at Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City-15. It is stated that the fire started due to a short circuit.
Goods, raw materials and equipment worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.