Man injured during Biratnagar protest demanding renaming of Koshi province diesBy Pradeep Menyangbo
Padam Limbu Lajehang, who had sustained head injuries following a clash with the police during a protest held in Biratnagar on March 19, died while undergoing treatment on Friday.
Hillary’s community school shows the wayBy Bhanubhakta Niraula
Khumjung Secondary School in one of Solukhumbu’s remotest villages conducts classes in English language.
Unidentified group hurl stones at Maoist leader Angbo’s vehicleBy Anand Gautam
Angbo, the former provincial finance minister, was travelling from Phidim to Phungling in Taplejung when an unidentified group pelted stones at the vehicle.
Protest in Biratnagar calling for renaming Koshi ProvinceBy Deo Narayan Sah
Four protesters detained following a clash were later released. Four security personnel of the Armed Police Force and Nepal Police were injured in the clash.
Fourteen houses burnt to a cinder by forest fireBy Chandra Karki
Over 35 houses and sheds were burnt to ashes in Tehrathum in the past month, police say.
Groups demanding renaming of Koshi Province enforce a shutdownBy Post Report
The agitating groups say the new name, Koshi, does not reflect the region’s history and identity.
Two children die as fire engulfs house in UdayapurBy Dilliram Khatiwada
Police say an electrical short circuit caused the fire.
Two killed in Okhaldhunga jeep accidentBy Post Report
Four seriously injured passengers airlifted to Kathmandu for treatment.
Protests staged against the naming of Koshi ProvinceBy Deo Narayan Sah & Dambar Singh Rai
A memorandum has been submitted to the Province Chief Minister Hikmat Karki through Chief District Office by the Kirat Rai Yayokkha committee demanding rejection of the newly adopted name.
It’s Koshi. Province 1 gets its name, finallyBy Deo Narayan Sah
It is the last of Nepal’s seven provinces to be named. The name Kirat-Limbuwan-Sagarmatha was rejected.
Prohibitory order imposed in Biratnagar as provincial assembly prepares to name Province 1By Post Report
The prohibition has been enforced to avoid any kind of protests while the assembly gives a new name to Province-1.
Man found murdered in DhankutaBy Ramesh Chandra Adhikari
Decapitated body of a 70-year-old local of Jyamire was found at his residence, police say.
Human contraceptive jab Sangini found used in dogs for sterilisationBy Laxmi Gautam
Thirteen dogs were found to be infected with pyometra, an infection in the womb. The cause behind the fatal infection was the use of human contraceptives on dogs, according to veterinarians.
4.8 M earthquake with epicentre in Taplejung recordedBy Post Report
The quake with epicentre in Lelep of the district struck at 4:30am, according to National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre.
Teacher arrested for abetment to suicideBy Arjun Rajbanshi
The accused had allegedly repeatedly chastised the victim, causing mental trauma, leading to the victim taking her own life.
Four Bangladeshi nationals arrested while trying to enter Nepal illegallyBy Parbat Portel
They had made a bid to enter Nepal by presenting fake identity cards.
Arun III tunnel collapse kills one worker, injures twoBy Dipendra Shakya
The accident occurred on Tuesday morning after a section of the tunnel located at Pukhuwa in Chichila gave way while project work was ongoing.
Probe panel says medics not guilty in Biratnagar infant’s deathBy Binod Bhandari
The report states that the medical team at the emergency unit at Koshi Hospital did not officially declare the infant dead.
At least 11 injured as chaos ensues in a pop concert in DhankutaBy Ramesh Chandra Adhikari
The venue had an audience of more than twice its capacity of 3,000 people.
Seven injured in Khotang bus accidentBy Post Report
All the injured have returned home after treatment.