NEW DELHI, March 13 (Xinhua) - A day after India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the assembly polls in the politically important northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday described the win as "foundation of a new India" and an opportunity to serve people.
Saptari, March 13: The cadres and leaders of the United Democratic Madhesi Forum (UDMF) have boycotted the celebration of Holi festival in Saptari district that is observed today in various parts of Terai including the district.
Ilam, March 13: Tea entrepreneurs of Ilam district have voiced concern over government's apathy towards addressing the problems facing the tea estate here.
Inaruwa, March 13: Four local youths who sustained bullet injury in the firing of Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) on Nepal-India border in Sunsari last year have voiced their complaint for not getting any compensation.
Kanchanpur (Saptari), March 12: Chairman of the Sadbhavana Party Rajendra Mahato has urged the CPN-UML to participate in the constitution amendment which, he argued, would ensure timely election.
Kanchanpur, March 12: Govinda Gautam of Punarbash Municipality-8 in Kanchanpur district, who had died on March 9 from firing from the India's Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) at Aananda Bazar in the district, was cremated with state honours today in the Dodha River bank in the district.
Rajbiraj (Saptari), March 12: Sanghiya Samajwadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) Chairman Upendra Yadav said the people would retaliate if the government tries to suppress 'peaceful' movement in Madhes.
Jumla, March 12: Snowfalls followed by rains since Thursday continue to affect normal life in Karnali region.
Kathmandu, March 12: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has recommedned to the government to provide Rs 200,000 each to the earthquake affected households to purchase land for the costruction of house in safer areas.
Kathmandu, March 12: President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun and Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Sunday extended their best wishes to all the Nepalis, both in and outside of the country, on the occasion of Fagu Purnima (Holi).
Dhangadhi, March 11: The Ananda bazaar area that remained tensed after the Indian SSB force killed a Nepali national has been declared the prohibited zone from 10 am to 5 pm today.