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Chitwan records rise in paddy production
Chitwan records rise in paddy production Paddy production this year has increased by more than 13 per cent to 96,482 metric...
Kailali farmers face fertilizer shortage
Kailali farmers face fertilizer shortage This recurring crisis puts farmers through the ordeal before every farming season 
Mustang supplies apples worth Rs 500 million
Mustang supplies apples worth Rs 500 million According to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre in Mustang, the apple production has increased by 18.56...
Ujjwal Bikram Thapa: The backbone of acid and burn violence victims
Ujjwal Bikram Thapa: The backbone of acid and burn violence victims The crusader’s new mission: building specialised hospitals in east and west Nepal
5,500 cases of violence against women, children in three months: Nepal Police
5,500 cases of violence against women, children in three months: Nepal Police Complaints of domestic violence, rape, witchcraft allegations, human trafficking have not ceased, say police
What motivates Nepali women to return to school
What motivates Nepali women to return to school What kind of challenges women face while pursuing secondary education?
Police bust a 10-person gang involved in house robbery
Police bust a 10-person gang involved in house robbery The assailants were arrested from Dolakha and different parts of Kathmandu valley
Police arrest gang members involved in gold robbery
Police arrest gang members involved in gold robbery The gang members had robbed the jewellery factory in Naradevi on November 15
More than 30 people face court cases for cricket betting
More than 30 people face court cases for cricket betting Police arrest them on charge of passing information for gambling from the sidelines of a...
Police detain over 70 in connection with poll violence
Police detain over 70 in connection with poll violence One person died in violence in Bajura in the far-west after police opened fire  
Snickers-maker Mars may not be the only plastic polluter in Nepal
Snickers-maker Mars may not be the only plastic polluter in Nepal Makers of Wai Wai, Coca-Cola, sweets, chips like Lays, and tobacco products like Khaini and...
Indian national arrested with fake ballot papers
Indian national arrested with fake ballot papers A 40-year-old Indian national has been arrested on charges of carrying 15,000 fake ballot papers
Kathmandu Metropolis starts crackdown on open burning of garbage
Kathmandu Metropolis starts crackdown on open burning of garbage In severe cases, repeat offenders can be fined as much as Rs100,000
Nuwakot man arrested in connection with double murder 
Nuwakot man arrested in connection with double murder  Police find bodies of a 20-year-old mother and her three-year-old daughter inside their home  
Kathmandu-based British School’s ex-teacher pleads guilty to child sex abuses in UK court
Kathmandu-based British School’s ex-teacher pleads guilty to child sex abuses in UK court Police arrest Matthew Smith, 34, on Sunday after an extensive investigation, UK media reports say
Two killed in road accident at capital's Basundhara
Two killed in road accident at capital's Basundhara The accident happened when a truck, heading towards Basundhara from Narayan Gopal Chowk, hit the...
Forty-nine people killed, 25 missing in Karnali in October
Forty-nine people killed, 25 missing in Karnali in October The highest casualties were reported in Jumla and Mugu
Rape-accused Lamichhane remanded to judicial custody
Rape-accused Lamichhane remanded to judicial custody The former national cricket team captain has been taken to the capital’s Central Jail
Court ruling in cricketer Lamichhane case possible today
Court ruling in cricketer Lamichhane case possible today The bench of Kathmandu District Court Judge Madhav Prasad Ghimire has heard most of the...
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