4 electrocuted, 7 injured after bus meets high-tension power line

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 21: At least four people were electrocuted to death and seven others severely injured after a high-tension power line touched people riding on hood of a bus here in Baluwa, Baramchi VDC-2 of the district on Sunday afternoon.

According to Ram Chandra Ghimire, an employee at Baramchi VDC, the incident took place at around 1 pm this afternoon. [More]

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Germany doesn't hold any position on religion: German envoy

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: While some European countries are pushing for ensuring rights to change religion in the new statute, Germany, a power member within European Union, has clarified that it does not hold any position

UCPN (Maoist) Chair Dahal accuses Oli for no consensus

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has held UML Chairman KP Sharma responsible for parties’ failure to forge consensus on contentious

Three-party meeting ends inconclusively

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The meeting of the three major political parties held to forge consensus on the contentious issues of the new constitution on Saturday again veered


Nobel Laureate Satyarthi joins Clean Bagmati Campaign ( photo feature)

LALITPUR,Dec 20: Nobel laureate and noted child rights activist of India Kailash Satyarthi joined the clean Bagmati campaign at Teku this morning. He attended the 84th series of the campaign that took

Krishna Adhikari murder case: One more accused nabbed

RATNANAGAR, Dec 21: Police here have arrested a man allegedly involved in the murder of Krishna Adhikari of Phujel in Gorkha. Ram Prasad Adhikari of

Hubby hacks wife to death in Gorkha

GORKHA, Dec 18: A man on Sunday morning hacked her wife to death with an axe here in Chhoprak VDC-7 of the district. Chet Bahadur Bhujel, 35, killed


Govt rejects ADB's pick for Tanahun Hydro consultant

Cites lack of experience KATHMANDU, Dec 19 :The government has refused to appoint the consultant selected by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for project supervision


Aussies win by 4 wickets, take 2-0 series lead

BRISBANE, Australia, Dec 20:  Steve Smith claimed the victory he craved in his first test as Australia´s captain, even though he had to leave it to Mitchell Johnson to complete a nervous run chase in


Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON, Dec 20:  President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea´s leader, and he pledged the U.S.

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

WASHINGTON , Dec 21: It´s one of the biggest challenges facing the Air Force in years: How to fix a troubled nuclear missile corps? The Air Force has taken

Final phase assembly voting underway in India

JAMMU/RANCHI, Dec 20: Polling for the fifth and final phase of assembly elections is taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand on Saturday, reported the Times

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These little beauties teach me to stop and savor life Birds, for me, represent the beauty of Nature. These wonderful creatures remind me that life is meant to be lived


As its name suggests, Kaffeine is all about the energizing flavors of caffeine. Kaffeine serves one of the strongest coffees in town and also stocks the most varieties. Ajay Shrestha and Nishant Pradhan,

Patan escapade :Episode #3

For a city that stretches out to just 15.43 sq kilometers, Patan has a lot to offer – eateries, cultural heritage sites and amazing places where you can just relax and spend a whole day without having


Bikini round now removed from Miss World pageant

LONDON, Dec 20: The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, will no longer feature a swimsuit round in their competition, the organisation’s

Can't host 'Bigg Boss 8' from Jan 2015: Salman Khan

MUMBAI, Dec 20: Superstar Salman Khan, who has been hosting the reality show "Bigg Boss 8" for the past several seasons, has confirmed that he won´t

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Attend KU IT Meet 2014

This Sunday and Monday, the premises of Kathmandu University in Dhulikhel will turn into a platform for individuals to gather and exchange ideas on technology. With the aim to promote research and development of technology, Kathmandu

Culture is our identity: say youth

KATHMANDU, Dec 19:Modernization and westernization have changed the lifestyle of Nepali people in many ways lately. The perspectives toward numerous cultural practices, beliefs, and even the tangible heritages

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