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Decisions aimed at bleeding state coffers unacceptable: OliBy Purna Bk
CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli has said that the decisions made by the incumbent caretaker government aimed at bleeding the state coffers are unacceptable. He said that his party is firmly against the Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government’s populist decisions that would seriously affect the next government’s smooth functioning.
Lekhnath memorial museum under construction in PokharaBy Purna Bk
A museum to commemorate ‘Kavishiromani’ Lekhnath Poudel is being constructed at the poet’s birthplace in Lekhnath Municipality-27, in Pokhara. The construction is carried out under the initiative of Lekhnath Janmasthal Bikash Samiti.
Fish farmer in Pokhara swimming in successBy Purna Bk
Sixteen years ago when Jhalak Jalari of Begnas started to dig a pond to begin a fish hatchery business, everyone laughed at him. But 40-year-old Jalari had the last laugh when he became a successful hatchery owner.
Rural voters unaware of pollsBy Purna Bk
Voters in the rural parts of Kaski gave candidates campaigning for upcoming elections a surprise when they asked: “Are we supposed to vote again?”
Striking gold with floriculture in NepalBy Purna Bk
A few years ago when Manjita Bhandari of Pokhara heard about commercial floriculture, she was taken by surprise as she had no idea that flowers could be farmed like vegetable and other crops.
Grandfather, grandson killed in Baglung landslideBy Purna Bk
Two people died after their house collapsed due to a landslide triggered by incessant rainfall at Badagaun in Galkot Rural Municipality-9 here in the district on Friday.
Four dead in Baglung jeep plunge; six injuredBy Purna Bk
Four people died on the spot and six other have sustained injuries when a jeep they were travelling in met with an accident at Gwalichaur of Bodyguard-5 in Baglung district on Monday.
New highway generates business opportunities in BaglungBy Purna Bk
New hotels and lodges have started sprouting in the vicinity of the western Nepali district of Baglung, as the construction of Mid-Hill Highway has raised movement of people, generating economic opportunities.
Water crisis gives rise to open defecation problemBy Purna Bk
A majority of Dalit families at Kalakol and Pakhare in Bobang VDC, Baglung, are practicing open defecation because of water scarcity.
Teacher detains SLC student over fee rowBy Purna Bk
A student appearing in this year’s School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations from a school in Tanahun district was allegedly detained by his headmaster for 30 minutes for not paying the tuition owing to which he was late for Thursday’s test.
Elderlies rely on allowanceBy Purna Bk
At age 80, Danumaya Thapa Magar lives all by herself at Manpang VDC-2 in Tanahun district.
Teachers join hands to keep school cleanBy Purna Bk
Teachers at Sarada Primary School in Sabung Bhagawatipur-2, Tanahun, have regularly been cleaning their school premises for the past one year.
Commercial farming gains pace in WestBy Prakash Baral, Madhav Aryal & Purna Bk
With commercial farming gaining pace, Animal Resource Development Farm and Milk Producer Cooperative of Baglung, based in Bhimpokhara, has begun operating a cow farm with an investment of Rs50 million.
Building shelters in BandipurBy Purna Bk
Education activist Chij Shrestha and health activist Dr Madan Piya of Bandipur have started building houses for earthquake victims from Dalit and economically deprived communities.
Marriage comes later By Purna Bk
Bishwa Subedi of Bhimad, Tanahun, has collected Rs 3 million from Nepalis residing outside the country for providing relief to the victims of the April 25 earthquake