DNA test eases action against smuggler of animal part

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Lalitpur, Feb 17 (RSS|): With the animal DNA test in place, action against the smugglers of different body parts of animals has been made easier. The DNA test of animals initiated by National Forensic Lab since this fiscal year has eased the process to take action against the smugglers. Principle Scientist Dinesh Jha said that the animal DNA test has enabled proper investigation which is also facilitating the justice system. “Earlier, it was not possible to distinguish the flesh and other bodily parts of animals”, he said....

Disappeared Kharel found safe

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nawalparasi, Feb 17 (RSS): Bal Krishna Kharel, a local of Gaindakot municipality, Amarapuri of Nawalpur, who has been out of contact for the past two weeks, was found hiding himself in India safely, police shared. The investigation has revealed that Kharel was not abducted but had moved to India on his own, said Nawalpur Superintendant of Police Dipendra GC. Though Kharel did not use mobile, he sometimes appeared online via facebook account with the geographical location in India, it was found in course of the investigation. It was...

Local health facilities in Dolpa going through acute shortages of medicines

Dunai, Dolpa, Feb 16 (RSS): All five health facilities in Tripurasundari Municipality of Dolpa are facing chronic shortages of medicines. Though shortages have been prevalent since last November, it is yet to draw the attention of authorities concerned. Trirpurakot, Pahada, Liku, Sun and Lhyan health centers are grappling with shortages of medicines even the paracetamol, making the patients/needy to return empty-handed. In the third week of September last year, the District Hospital Dolpa supplied medicines worth Rs 150,000 to these health centers. The supply was sufficient to meet the demand...

Women representatives to play significant role in implementation of gained achievements,

Tulasipur, Dang, Feb 16 (RSS): Women representatives of province no 5 have stressed that they would play significant role in implementation of gained achievements, constitutionally ensured rights and executing fair justice. They said so at a programme jointly organised by Dang chapter of Sancharika Samuha and Group of Active Women Journalists here today where 12 women representatives from 12 district of province no 5 were present. They also drew the attention of bodies concerned to make work execution easier by formulating the clear work procedure soon as they have been facing problems in lack...

Solukhumbu forest fire spiralling out of control

Salleri, Solukhumbu, Feb 16 (RSS): A fire that caught a house of a resident at Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-3 in Solukhumbu on Thursday noon swept through a nearby community forest, and it is going out of control, said the locals. A joint team of the locals, Nepal Army and police is in-vainly involved in dousing the inferno that has engulfed the Thadokoshi Red Panda community forest in the Sagarmatha National Park, said Chairperson of the Lukla community police service centre Namgel Sherpa. “Possibility of the fire spreading through the nearby human settlement is ruled out, but there...

Chief Minister, Minister and Speaker of province no 4 sworn-in

Pokhara, Feb 16 (RSS): Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung, Speaker Netranath Adhikari and Minister Ram Sharan Basnet of province no 4 took oath of office and secrecy today. State Chief Baburam Kunwar administered oath of office and secrecy to them at a programme organised at Pokhara-based official residence of the State Chief. Present on the occasion were senior-most member of Provincial Assembly, Janaklal Shrestha, members of House of Representatives and National Assembly, representatives of political parties, State Chief Secretary Laxman Aryal, high-ranking officials of security bodies...

More 1,049 days demanded to complete Narayangadh-Muglin road project

Chitwan, Feb 16 (RSS):Three years are about to complete despite the deadline of two years given to finish the Narayangadh-Mulgin road widening project, contractors have again demanded more 1,049 days in total to complete it. Contractors have sought more 1,049 days to complete project works. Before this, 10 months in three phases were extended for the project as contractors failed to finish it within the deadline. The road has been divided in to three sections and the contract for constructing each section has been given to different companies. The deadline for the third section of project...

Over 3,000 people benefitted from free free health camp in Dadeldhura

Dadeldhura, Feb 16 (RSS): More than 3,000 people underwent health check-up in an Integrated Health Camp run by Nabadurga rural municipality. The 10-day health camp was organised in five wards if the rural municipality where 3,207people suffering from different diseases including dental, eye and gyno received health treatment. The health camp was organised from February 4. Chairperson of Nabadurga rural municipality, Kabindra Bista, said that some 1,929 people underwent general health check-up while 1,186 people received eye treatment. Similarly, spectacles were provided to 398 people and 115...

Indian PM Modi congratulates Oli, invites for India visit

Bhaktapur, Feb 16 (RSS): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended congratulation and best wishes to Nepal’s newly appointed Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. In a telephone call at 10.30 PM Thursday, Indian PM Modi expressed his best wishes for the successful tenure of Oli’s premiership and also extended invitation to the new PM for India visit, shared Oli’s press coordinator Chetan Adhikari. PM Modi had also expressed his eagerness to welcome Nepal’s Prime Minister Oli in India, shared Adhikari. On the occasion, PM Modi also pledged to provide all possible cooperation...

‘Love your lungs’ a message on Valentine’s Day

Kathmandu, Feb 14 (RSS): While many lovebirds maybe exchanging love and affection on ‘Valentine’s Day’ today, some youths have come out to celebrate this day in a different way. They have held a programme with the slogan of ‘Ma Mero Phoksolai Maya Garchhu’ (I love my lungs) in a bid to create awareness about increasing air pollution in the capital city. The event, which was part of the week-long campaign ‘Maskmandu Haina Hamilai Kathmandu Chahinxa’ (We need Kathmandu, not maskmandu) that concluded today, was attended by more than 1,000 people including...

Suspects behind bars for years awaiting final hearing

Gaushala, Feb 14 (RSS): Ram Ishwar Yadav alias Bechan Yadav of Chorakoyalpur -6 in Dhanusha arrested on a murder charge has been in the Jaleshwor Prison since October 29, 2009, awaiting trial. The Dhanusha District Court had ordered to remand him in police custody for further investigations into the case. But eight years have already passed, but he is still there, awaiting a final hearing and does have no idea how many years he has to still wait for the court’s decision. Yadav is just an example of dozens of people who are behind the bars, awaiting final hearings on the cases they are...

Land administration should be made transparent and technology-friendly: Minister Dahit

Itahari, Feb 14 (RSS): Minister for Land Reforms and Management, Gopal Dahit, has laid emphasis on making land administration smooth, transparent and technology-friendly. Minister Dahit said so after inaugurating the two-day workshop of land reforms and revenue officers of province no 1 and 2 organised by the Department of Land Reforms and Management at Itahari today. He clarified that the campaign of making luck and future of all Nepali people bright would be materialized if land could be utilized as the main resource for making the country prosperous. Minister Dahit drew the attention of...

Traditional resting platforms being displaced with development

Rampur, Feb 14 (RSS): The traditional resting platforms known as ‘chautari’ are out of fashion these days with the building of roads. The chautaris are the raised platforms often constructed beneath a big shady tree beside the rural trails where the travellers can rest after a hard uphill climb. These are also the traditional public spheres where people could meet and talk on issues of their concern. But these chautaris are facing destruction these days as motorable roads are constructed or are in the process of being constructed in growing numbers connecting one village to the...

Scientific research in progress at Shuklaphanta savannah

Kanchanpur, Feb 14 (RSS): The Shuklaphanta National Park has been carrying out a scientific study and research in one of its prime grasslands. The research works have been started with the implementation of the Darwin Project. The savannah covering 20 hectares at Singhapurphanta has been divided into five blocks for conducting separate research studies on each block, said Pradip Raj Joshi, Inspection and Survey Officer at the Zoological Society of London’s Nepal Office. “For three years we have been slashing and burning the reeds, the elephant grass and other vegetation in the grassland,...

RSS Feature News: Nepal in process of coming up with ‘unquestionable’ measurement of world’s highest peak

Kathmandu, Feb 14 (RSS) : Nepal, small but a naturally beautiful country in the Himalayan region takes great pride for being home to the Mount Everest, world’s highest mountain peak which stands at 8848 meters above the sea level. But questions frequently raised regarding its height draw the attention of bodies concerned, trigger discussions and debates and make media headlines. And finally, to make all confusions about the height of the peak called Sagarmatha in Nepali clear, the government has already begun homework to (re) measure its height on its own for the first time, but works are...

Ncell tower torched

Nuwakot, Feb 13 (RSS): The Ncell tower at Gerkhu of Bidur Municipality-11 in the district has been torched by unidentified persons last night. Unidentified people set the tower on fire sprinkling petrol and jute sacks around 12 last night at Dandagaon, Gerlhu, Chief of the Nuwakot District Police Office, Basanta Kunwar, said. The Ncell telephone connection via the tower are cut off following the incident. The call-connection equipment, battery, UPS and other devices installed with the tower have been damaged. According to the Ncell’s district based technicians, equipment worth Rs 1.5 million...

RSS Feature: Collective initiative started for urban disaster risk reduction

Lalitpur (RSS): Bikram Khadka ran away frantically from the house and school as the Gorkha earthquake and its numerous aftershocks rocked the ground on 25 April 2015. He says he will no more run away hysterically like that in case earthquake occured in future because now he knows what to do and stay safe in such situation. Eighth-grader at Mahendra Saraswoti School at Kathmandu Metropolitan City-12, Khadka is now self-confident and learnt safety measures after participating in different drills and disaster management training along with school teachers. He said, “We should keep cool...

Wild cat kills six-year-old child in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, Feb 13 (RSS): Six-year-old Sirish Tamang of Gundu in Suryabinayak Municipality-7, Bhaktapur who had been missing since Monday evening was found killed by a tiger. According to police, the boy was caught by a wild cat and dragged into the nearby forest as he was on the way to home from a shop. His body partially eaten up by the wild animal was found at around 9:00 pm Monday itself at the local Balkumari Community Forest, Metropolitan Police Range Bhaktapur’s spokesperson Krishna Prasai said. A team comprising locals, Nepal Police and Nepalese Army personnel was mobilised to...

Gharti’ sole candidacy for the post of Speaker in Province 5

Butwal, Feb 13 (RSS): Purna Bahadur Gharti of CPN (Maoist Center) has registered his candidacy for the post of Speaker for Province 5. Gharti reached the Province Assembly Secretariat at 10:30 am to register his name as a common candidate of the left alliance of CPN (UML) and CPN (Maoist Center) for the post. CPN (MC) Province 5 chief whip Dadhiram Neupane proposed his candidacy while UML chief whip Bhumishwor Dhakal backed it. It may be noted that the a meeting of the CPN (MC) parliamentary party held two days ago agreed on the name of Gharti who was elected in the State Assembly election from...

Over 118 kilos of illegal gold confiscated from Tatopani point in six years

Melamchi, Feb 12(RSS): Over 118 kilograms of gold was confiscated from the Tatopani point in Sindhupalchowk in the past six years while being imported through an illegal way. A total of 118 kilos and 11 tola ( one tola is equivalent to 11.66 grams) and 93 lal( 100 lal is equivalent to one tola) was seized from the Tatopani point along the Nepal-China border in Sindhupalchowk in the past six years and it was later handed to the Tatopani Customs Office and to the Department of Revenue Investigation. Before the 2015 April earthquake, Tatopani , the major trade point between Nepal and China, was...