National News Digest

Writ against PCN appointment

Kathmandu: A writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, challenging the appointment of Bhawani Baral as the chairman of the Press Council Nepal.

RSS, May 24 2017

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Taxi rams 9-yr-old boy to death

A nine–year–old boy has died after getting rammed by a taxi at Galkopakha area near Thamel.

RSS, May 24 2017

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Police constable killed in road accident

A policeman died and 24 others were injured when a mini truck carrying security personnel deployed for local level elections met with an accident at Birendranagar-14 in Surkhet on Tuesday.

Post Report, May 24 2017

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Couple found murdered

A couple was found murdered in Chhatrabas Tole of Dhangadhi Sub-metropolis-7 on Sunday night.

Post Report, May 23 2017

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Tiger number up in Banke reserve

The number of tiger inside the Banke National Park has reached 11, two more than last year, according to the recent census conducted by the park authority.

Post Report, May 23 2017

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Two killed in bus accident

Two persons died and six others sustained critical injuries when a passenger bus overturned at the Pathalaiya-Hetauda road stretch in the district on Saturday.

Post Report, May 21 2017

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Three held with 2.5kg opium in Banke

Police arrested three persons in possession of 2.5kg opium from Kusum Check Post along the East-West Highway in Banke district on Saturday.

Post Report, May 21 2017

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Bharatpur Hospital to be developed as teaching hospital

Bharatpur Hospital, the government hospital in Chitwan, is being upgraded into a state-of-the-art teaching hospital with 1,000 beds. Currently, the hospital is running Proficiency Certificate Level in Nursing and Bachelor’s in Nursing programmes.

RSS, May 21 2017

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Two killed in tractor accident

Two persons died in a tractor accident at Chhandri Khola in Bhadaure, Kaski, on Friday.

Post Report, May 20 2017

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PM: There’ll be high enthusiasm in 2nd phase poll

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Friday claimed that the second phase of local level elections will be see as much public enthusiasm as the first one, held in provinces 3, 4 and 6 on May 14.

Post Report, May 20 2017

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21 hurt in accident

At least 21 people were injured when a bus headed for Birtamod met with an accident at Happukhola in Sirijanga Village Council on Friday.

Post Report, May 20 2017

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12-year-old raped and pregnant

A 40-year-old man is found to have been raping a 12-year-old girl of Belauri Municipality in Kanchanpur district. The victim is 24 weeks pregnant now, said police.

Post Report, May 20 2017

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NC Pokhara prez resigns

Bajirman Shrestha, president of the Nepali Congress Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan Committee, resigned on Friday, taking responsibility for the party’s “unsatisfactory show” in the local level elections.

Post Report, May 20 2017

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