Fewa lake shrank from 10 to 4.2 sq km in 46 yrs

Lake in Pokhara has been registered for years in the names of private individuals. It has been learnt that land around the lake, which is listed as a Ramsar wetland conservation area, has been registered as private property and the area of the lake also shrunk  from 10 square kilometers in 1961 to 4.20 square

NMA Election: Zimba Zangbu Sherpa panel announced its candidancy

Kathmandu, August 1: A panel of Zimba Zangbu Sherpa announced its candidancy for the upcoming election of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) on Monday. A panel announced the candidancy in the press meeting organized by the panel at Lainchaur. Sherpa, the managing director of Khumbi La Trekking and Mountaineering, is the immediate past president of NMA.

Doti declared defecation free district

Dolit, July 13: Doti has been declared an open defecation free district amidst an official gathering on Wednesday. Witht his, 41 districts of the country have been so far declared open defecation free zones. The declaration was made at a programme held at district headquarters Silgadhi on the presence of wider stakeholders. On the occasion,

Bhanu’s contribution to Nepali literature incomparable: PM

Kathmandu, July 13: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed on unity among all Nepali citizens for the protection of all languages, literature and culture existing in the country. Addressing a special programme organised here today by the Bhanu Foundation in commemoration of the 204th Bhanu Jayanti, the birth anniversary of poet Bhanu Bhakta Acharya,

Nepal-India Trade, Transit and Connectivity workshop organised

Kathmandu, July 12: The Nepali Embassy in New Delhi and the IDSA jointly organised a workshop on Nepal-India Trade, Transit and Connectivity as part of the Embassy’s economic diplomacy initiative at Vishakhapatnam, India, today. Inaugurating the workshop, Ambassador of Nepal to India, Deep Kumar Upadhyaya said Nepali traders are keenly assessing how they can make

Nepal and Bangladesh to play in friendly match Tuesday

Kathmandu, July 11: The Nepali team that is preparing for the AFC Under-23 championship to be held in the United Arab Emirates will be playing a friendly match with the U-23 national team of Bangladesh on Tuesday. All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), the organizer, said that all preparations for the friendly football match have been

NRA proposes Rs 50,000 more to houses around heritages

Kathmandu, July 11: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has proposed to provide Rs 50,000 more to the quake-damaged houses around the historic palaces and heritages, which were damaged in the earthquake. The meeting of the NRA executive committee on Monday decided to provide this amount as the incentive to the houses, which would be reconstructed

Chinese national held with Yarsa

Rasuwa, July 6: A Chinese national was nabbed with Yarsahumba in Rasuwagadhi on Wednesday afternoon while being smuggled to China. According to District Police Office, Rasuwa, Chief Phanindra Prasain, the arrested was twenty-four-year-old Chinese male, Sanjehi Kagalshajam. Police recovered well-packed 296 pieces of Yarsa from the Chinese national. Investigation into the incident is underway, police

Private airlines companies slash domestic fare

Kathmandu, July 5: Private airlines companies have decided to slash the fare for domestic flights, following a fall in the prices of air turbine fuel. The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) few days ago decreased the ATF prices. According to Airline Operators Association of Nepal’s spokesperson Ghanshyam Acharya, private airline operators decided to make some adjustments

NC, UML shares mayor, deputy mayor in Gauradaha Municipality in Jhapa

Damak (Jhapa), July 5: Nepali Congress’s Rohit Kumar Shah registered a mayoral win in Gauradaha Municipality in Jhapa. Shah got 10,308 votes while his closest rival CPN-UML’s Madan Adhikari secured 9,854 votes. Likewise, for deputy mayor, Gita Bhetwal won the position. Meanwhile, NC claimed ward chairperson in the municipality-2, 6 and 9 while UML won