95 settlements in Bajura at risk of disaster

Bajura. As many as 95 settlements of nine local levels in Bajura district are at risk of disaster. This is stated in a disaster vulnerability report prepared by District Natural Disaster Rescue and Relief Committee. The committee published a list of settlements in the district which are at high risk in terms of natural disasters and also decided to send them to the centre immediately, Chief Distri...

One year of govt.: Foundation laid for economic prosperity: PM

Kathmandu. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the government has been successful in its goal of laying the foundation for economic prosperity in the country. In an address to the nation upon completion of one year in office, Prime Minister Oli today said the government was working honestly and spent the first year building the foundation. "Years ahead will be years of achievements and s...

Bhojpur Trail Race’ on February 16

Bhojpur. The fourth 'Bhojpur Trail Race' is to kick off here from February 16. The 36-km-long marathon that will convene from the birthplace of Meera Rai (Sanodungma Secondary School of Pauwadungma Rural Municipality) will conclude at Martyr Park of Bhojpur headquarters, the Rimachung Education and Sports Academy Bhojpur informed. At a press conference here on Sunday, Kiran Rai, Chairperson...

Deputy Speaker Dr Tumbahamphe made aware of journalists’ problems

Urlabari. Deputy Speaker Dr Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe discussed the problems facing mofussil journalists. The problems she was made aware were the lack of both the advertisements and capable human resources to run the media houses effectively in the districts outside the central capital. Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Speaker Tumbahamphe said the Bill related to communications which is under con...

One killed in road accident

Melamchi. A jeep driver died in a road accident that took place in Fedewa of Paanchpokhari Thangpal rural municipality of Sindhupalchowk district. The deceased has been identified as Bhim Rasaili of Melamchi municipality-7. The accident took place on Saturday when a jeep (Ba. 15 Cha. 2741) heading to Melamchi met with an accident and fell some 20 meters below the road, according to chief of M...

NCP Chair Dahal defends his statement on Venezuela issue

Chitwan. the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has reiterated his stance as expressed in the press statement he issued over the political crisis in Venezuela. At a press conference jointly organized by the Press Chautari Nepal and Press Centre here on Thursday, chairman Prachanda said that the statement issued by him was politic...