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Quarantine check post set up in three entry points for bird flu

Kavrepalanchok: The Livestock Office has decided to set up quarantine check post at different entry points to the Kathmandu valley. The decision was taken after bird flu was detected in two poultry farms at Tarkeshwar Municipality in Kathmandu recently. The check posts would be set up at Mangaltar, Sangha and …

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Woman languishes in jail for lack of bail amount

Nuwakot: A woman from Nuwakot district has been languishing behind the bars for more than two months for lack of bail amount. Apsara Panta, 25, of Likhu Rural Municiplaity-6 was arrested on the charge of polygamy. She was arrested after a complaint against her was filed at a local police …

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Bird flu found in Kathmandu

Kathmandu: Bird flu has been detected in two poultry farms at Tarkeshwar Municipality in Kathmandu. The infectious disease, medically known as H5N1 influenza virus, was detected and confirmed in the chicken being reared in the farms belonging to Shyam Sundar Basnet of Basnet Tole in Tarkeshwor-7 and Shayam Kumar Basnet, …

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Little effect of CPN’s banda

Kathmandu: The Kathmandu Valley remained calm barring few untoward incidents as a nationwide banda called by the banned Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal had very little impact. But the protest’s effect was relatively high outside the valley with some incidents of arson attacks and vandalism of vehicles. Traffic …

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Do not give donation to looters: PM Oli

Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has asked people not to give donation to looters. At a programme organised by Municipal Association of Nepal here on Wednesday on the occasion of its 26th anniversary, Prime Minister Oli said, “Looters will threaten you. Ask for donations. But do not give them …

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Youth killed

Butwal: An unidentified gang killed a youth in Devdaha municipality in Rupandehi district on Sunday night. Police said that 20-year-old Anish Puri of Devdaha-5 was attacked by an unidentified group while he was driving his motorbike to Bhaluhi from Khaireni on Sunday night, Deputy Superintendent of Police Dil Bahadur Malla …

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5th Women’s SAFF football from Tuesday

Biratnagar: The 5th South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) women’s football tournament is kicking off in Biratnagar from coming Tuesday. This is the first time that the tournament is taking place outside Kathmandu. Hosts Nepal will play Bhutan in the inaugural match of the tournament to be held at Sahid Stadium. …

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All should accept court verdict

Biratnagar: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel has said no anti-constitutional activities would be allowed. Talking briefly to the media persons at Biratnagar airport Friday, he said all should accept the court verdict. He said the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN)’s threat that it would take to the …

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One injured in Makhan Galli fire

Kathmandu: Fire broke out at Makahan Galli of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-18 this afternoon. Police said the inferno took place at the house of local resident Pramod Tuladhar. The fire which had started at 12:45 pm was brought under control at 3 pm through the joint efforts of the locals and …

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No sound weather in Friday and Saturday

Kathmandu: The weather is going to be partly cloudy with light rain in the hilly region and generally fair in the rest of the country on Friday, the Meteorological Forecasting Division said. Similarly, the weather will be by and large cloudy with chances of light rain accompanied by thunder in …

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