Friday 26th May 2017

Death threat against female journalist condemned

Kathmandu, May 26: Press Chautari Nepal has condemned a life threat made on social media against Kaski-based female journalist and Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) central member, Sushma Poudel. One Basant Karki allegedly threatened to kill journalist Poudel over news Poudel had filed. Karki reportedly living in Canada, threatened Poudel on social media that he would make her see the fate of slain journalist Uma Singh, as per a complaint filed by Poudel at the District Administration Office, Kaski. The complaint has accused Karki, a permanent resident of Gachok of Machhapuchchhre Rural Municipality, Kaski of using harsh and abusive words against the female journalist. In a press note today, Chautari's General Secretary Rajesh Rai demanded an immediate arrest of Karki and stern action against him, and ensuring personal and professional safety and security of journalists. RSS..

पर्यटक डाक्न ‘अतिथि देवो भवः’ अभियान

रत्ननगर (चितवन), २९ चैत । नेपालमा बाह्य पर्यटक भित्र्याउन ‘अतिथि देवो भवः’ अभियान सुरु गरिएको छ । संस्कृति, पर्यटन तथा नागरिक उड्डयन मन्त्रालय, नेपाल पर्यटन बोर्ड, गैरआवासीय नेपाली सङ्घ (एनआरएनए) तथा पर्यटनसँग सम्बन्धित विभिन्न सङ्घ संस्थाको सहकार्यमा यो अभियान सुरु गरिएको हो । नेपालीहरुको आतिथ्यताको शैली र संस्कारलाई व्यवहारमा..

School principal resigns to take part in local polls

Kanchanpur, April 11: As the date for the local level elections closes in, resignation by school principals to take part in the elections continues unabated. Madhu Bohara – principal of Kalika Secondary School in Shuklaphanta Municipality – 4 – has resigned to file candidacy for the post of deputy mayor of the municipality. Bohara said she resigned to impart a message that women too can take leadership and move forward. Bohara has already launched herself into the election campaign with the hope of winning the ticket from Nepali Congress. She plans to streamline the management in the education sector, make health services reliable and facilitate transportation and communications services. The school principal who is running in the election for the first time says she will remain active in the social work even the party does not select her as its candidate. Toya Prasad..
Members of the media examine Google's Pixel phone during an event to introduce Google hardware products on October 4, 2016 in San Francisco, California

Google offers at least $880 million to LG display for OLED investment: Electronic Times

Google Inc has offered to invest at least 1 trillion won ($880.29 million) to help South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd boost output of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for smartphones, the Electronic Times reported on Monday citing unnamed sources. The paper said Google offered the investment to secure a stable supply of flexible OLED screens for its next Pixel smartphones. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy smartphones use the bendable displays, while Apple Inc is expected to start using them in at least some of its next iPhones. LG Display declined to comment, while Google could not be immediately reached for comment...

SC seeks file relating to appointment of High-Court judges

Kathmandu, March 29: The Supreme Court has sought file relating to appointment of judges of the High-Court. A single bench of Judge Dr Ananda Mohan Bhattarai on Wednesday ordered this in course of carrying out hearing on a writ petition filed by Attorney General, Durga Bandhu Pokharel, citing no attention as paid to appoint judges on the basis of seniority and less number of government attorneys was appointed at High-Courts. Pokharel had filed the writ petition on Tuesday naming Judicial Council as defendant. The Judicial Council on January 12 had appointed 80 judges for High Courts. Of them, there was representation of a single government attorney...

Simrik Air start Kathmandu-Bharatpur-Kathmandu flights

Chitwan, March 22: Simrik Air has started Kathmandu-Bharatpur-Kathmandu flights from today. A 9N-AGI aircraft of the Air that took off at 9:55 am from Kathmandu touched down at 10:20 am at Bharatpur airport, said Chief of Bharatpur airport Shiva Sharma Upadhyaya. With this one, the number of airlines companies operating flights on this route has reached three. The 18-seat plane carried 15 passengers while flying from Kathmandu to Bharatpur and returned with eight passengers, said Upadhyaya. The airfare set by the Airlines from Kathmandu to Bharatpur is Rs 3,500 per person, a normal fare being charged by other airlines. So far Buddha Air and Yeti Airlines have been operating three flights between Kathmandu and Bharatpur every day...
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White-rumped vultures on the rise

Chitwan, March 5: Efforts by Chitwan National Park to conserve the IUCN Red Listed critically endangered white-rumped vultures are bearing fruit with nine chicks hatched in three months alone. Earlier last year at the breeding centre in CNP, one chick was hatched only to die later while the figure was put at 2 two years ago. The CNP has been into a drive to conserve the species of vulture and increase its number. The centre has 25 male and 31 female vultures at present, said CNP assistant conservation officer Bed Bahadur Khadka. "Although 15 female vultures laid eggs this year, only nine chicks have been hatched," he said. The vultures are put into separate four cages, two for laying eggs and two for others. Earlier, chicks of this type of vultures were brought from various countries and kept at the centre, he said. It is a big achievement to have nine chicks hatched, said CNP Chief..

UML urges party cadres to join Bagmati cleaning campaign

Kathmandu, March 1: The CPN (UML) has urged the party cadres to participate in the 200th special edition of the Bagmati Cleaning Campaign to be held on coming March 11. In a press statement today, Party General Secretary Ishwor Pokhrel expressed his hope that there would be the representation of party's entire organisations and the participation of cadres in the Bagmati River cleaning campaign, a sacred and social movement...

Woman killed in attack by a buffalo

Lahan, Feb 25: A woman died in an attack by a he-buffalo at Aurahi Pipra VDC of Siraha district last night. The stray animal attacked Musarni Devi Shah,65, of ward no. 1 of the VDC at her home. She succumbed to the injuries on the way to the hospital, District Police Office said. In a similar incident, Anita Chaudhary,40, of Lahan municipality-15 was injured after being attacked by a he-buffalo at the Dhodhana river bank. Chaudhary was returning home from the market when she came under attack of the animal. She is undergoing treatment at the Friends Model Hospital in Lahan, police said...

चैत १९ बाट नेपालमा युरो-४ स्ट्याण्डर्डको तेल

९ फागुन, काठमाडौं । अगामी चैत १९ गतेबाट युरो-४ स्ट्यान्डर्ड डिजेल-पेट्रोलको बिक्री सुरु हुने भएको छ । भारतले आफ्नो देशमा अप्रिलबाट पूर्णरुपमा युरो-फोरको तेल बिक्री सुरु गर्दैछ । भारतले अप्रिलको सुरुवातबाटै नेपालमा सोही गुणस्तरको तेल पठाउने सहमति दिएको हो । हालै मुम्बईमा भएको द्वीपक्षीय बैठकमा नेपाल आयल निगम र भारतीय आयल कर्पोरसनबीच..

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