Jiri, May 12: Preparations are in full swing to resume the operation of the Dolakha-based Jiri Airport – located in the entry point to the world's highest peak Mount Everest – after three decades. The airport which was completely halted since 2042 BS has not come to operation earlier however discussions were held to that end.
According to Programme Coordinator of Dalit NGO Coordination Committee Rajendra Biswokarma, non-formal classes are being conducted to educate 219 school dropped out children who are involved in various forms of labour.
Kathmandu, May 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the representatives of various diplomatic missions based in Nepal to take stock of post-quake state of Nepal without any doubt.
Biratnagar, May 11: Chairman of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal, Uprendra Yadav, has said that the federal alliance was not in a mood of holding talks with government and so has been making preparation to launch agitation.
Kathmandu, May 11: UCPN (Maoist) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the policies and programmes presented by the government for the fiscal year 2016/17 was positive.
Kathmandu, May 11: The government has invited Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, among other dignitaries to the International Buddhist Conference to be held here on May 19 and 20.
Kathmandu, May 11: The UCPN (Maoist) has decided to unite with different Maoist parties that broke away from it in the past, including the CPN Revolutionary (Maoist).
Kathmandu, May 11: Conflict victims and human rights activists have staged a sit-in demanding scrapping the recently signed nine-point agreement between CPN (UML) and the UCPN (Maoist).
Tulsipur (Dang), May 11: A special squad of the Nepal Army (NA) has left for Syuja VDC of Dang this morning to defuse 14 socket bombs found here on Tuesday.
Dolakha, May 10: Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai, has said the local bodies' election would be held in the month of October/November as mentioned in the government's policies and programmes.
Khotang, May 10: Police here has arrested four people including a hotel proprietor on the charge of sexually abusing a woman and her underage daughter.