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Fake Bhutanese refugee scam: Patan High Court orders 8 including Top Bahadur Rayamajhi to remain in custody

File photo Kathmandu, December 1 Patan High Court has ordered eight people, including former minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, to be remanded in custody for the connection in the fake Bhutanese refugee scam. A joint bench of judges Janak Pandey and Prakash Kharel, upheld the order of the Kathmandu District Court, to keep eight individuals, including Indrajit Rai, Keshav Dulal, and Angtawa Sherpa, in custody. The opinion of the judges has differed on whether to keep former minister Bal Krishna Khand in custody or release him on bail. However, the Patan High Court has ordered former Home Minister Bal Krishna Khad’s [...]

Wild elephant kills gatekeeper in a community forest in Jhapa

Representational image Jhapa, December 1 The gatekeeper of the Rankali Community Forest in Haldibari Rural Municipality was killed by a wild elephant. The deceased has been identified as Dhan Bahadur Wan, 40. He was trampled by the wild elephant around 9 am on Friday, said Khagendra Rijal, spokesperson at District Police Office, Jhapa. Wan died on the spot, said Rijal. Police were at the incident site and had started legal procedures. Last week, a wild elephant killed Padmalal Tamang, 72, who had been residing in a Bhutanese refugee camp at Beldangi, Damak. The post Wild elephant kills gatekeeper in a [...]

ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 to start in Nepal as hosts take on the Netherlands and Namibia

Kathmandu, December 1 The inaugural series of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 is set to take place in Nepal. The Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) said the tournament will start on February 17 with Nepal taking on the Netherlands and Namibia. This edition marks the second instalment of League 2, with the tournament slated to continue until 2027. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expanded the participating teams to eight for this edition, compared to the previous inaugural series which featured seven teams. Paras Khadka, the secretary of CAN, expressed enthusiasm about the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup League [...]

1 dead in a road accident in Thali

Representational image Kathmandu, December 1 One person died in a road accident in Thali on Thursday night. Sulabh Moktan, 30, died in Kageshwari Manohara Municipality after a car (Province 3-01-00 3 Ka 6488) collided with a motorbike (Bagmati Province 02-032 Pa 3341). Moktan, who was the pillion, died during treatment at Shankharapur Hospital. The motorbike rider, who is injured, is currently undergoing treatment at the hospital. The driver of the car in on the run, said police. The post 1 dead in a road accident in Thali appeared first on OnlineKhabar English News. [...]

2 pedestrians die in separate road accidents

Representational image Banke, December 1 Two pedestrians died in separate road accidents in Banke and Kailali respectively, on Thursday night. The Area Police Office, Kohalpur informed that Keshav Kunwar, 40, of Raptisonari Rural Municipality-8 died when a bus heading towards Kathmandu from Mahendranagar hit him along the East-West highway in Banke district. Injured Kunwar died in the course of treatment. Police have arrested the bus driver Dharma Raj Timilsina for further investigation of the accident. Meanwhile, in Kailali, Damber Bahadur Bista, 37, of Mohonyal Rural Municipality-7 died when a bus travelling from west to east hit him, according to the [...]

Sajjan Raj Vaidya tops Nepali streaming charts on Spotify in 2023

Ever since its launch, Spotify has been a hit among music listeners in Nepal. Photo by Imtiyaz Ali on Unsplash Since making its debut in the Nepali market in 2021, Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming platform, has been gaining popularity. A substantial number of listeners, alongside Nepali singers and songwriters, have embraced the trend, contributing to the platform’s widespread usage in Nepal. Music enthusiasts are now uploading their tracks to a platform that has become a staple on the smartphones of a majority of urban Nepalis. The platform’s attraction is evident as numerous users enthusiastically share their Spotify Wrapped, [...]

Crisis looms as low rice production struggles to meet growing population

The rice terrace of Takukot. Photo: Chandra Bahadur Ale Currently, farmers across the country are out in their fields harvesting their crops. In the scorching sun, they are fully engaged in cutting, drying, and raking the paddy planted in June/July. As that goes on, the government, however, is deliberating whether to import rice that India has set as a quota for export as it is worried about the country’s rice production. India in July imposed a ban on the export of non-basmati white rice. That caused a surge in rice prices in Nepal. As concerns arose regarding a potential shortage, [...]

Clouds hang over Nepali airlines companies as EU blacklist persists

CAAN officials say that Nepal is still on the EU blacklist due to concerns related to the country’s airline companies. Nepal’s aviation sector has been hit with bad news after the European Union decided to continue its ban on Nepali airline companies in its sky. On Thursday, the EU released a revised list of airlines flagged for flight safety concerns, encompassing all carriers registered with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal that are currently in operation. Nepali airline companies have been part of this list since 2013, restricting them from operating in the airspace of European Union member countries. The [...]

NOC decreases fuel prices

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash Kathmandu, December 1 The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has decreased the fuel prices effective from December 1. Issuing a press statement on Thursday, the NOC has said that the price of diesel and kerosene has been reduced by Rs 4 per litre while the price of petrol by Rs 2 per litre. NOC said the price of LP Gas is unchanged even though the NOC bears a loss of Rs 300 per cylinder. The post NOC decreases fuel prices appeared first on OnlineKhabar English News. [...]

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V SE: The popular 160cc is now available in a special edition

TVS Apache RTR 160 4V SE: Photo: TVS Nepal TVS has launched the Special Edition of their well-loved and popular bike, the TVS Apache RTR 160 4V SE in Nepal. The other versions of the bike dominate in the 160cc engine segment with the features and power it provides. The special edition showcases a fresh aesthetic and advanced modes, elevating the bike’s sleekness and overall performance. Let us see what is so special about the special edition. Specifications of TVS Apache RTR 160 4V SE: DimensionsHeight: 1,050 mm1,111 mm (with Visor)Length: 2,035mmWidth: 1,357mmWheelbase1,357mmGround clearance180mmSaddle Height 800mmKerb weight146 kgEngine typeSI, 4-stroke, [...]

Patan High Court to announce the verdict on Friday in the fake Bhutanese refugee case

File Photo Kathmandu, November 30 The Patan High Court has completed the hearing of the appeal petition of the accused in pretrial detention in a fake Bhutanese refugee case. The bench of Justices Prakash Kharel and Janak Pandey completed the hearing on Thursday. According to an official of the High Court, the decision will be announced on Friday. Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand, UML leader Top Bahadur Rayamajhi, Indrajit Rai, and former home secretary Tek Narayan Pandey, who were arrested on charges of being involved in the fraud business of sending Nepali citizens to the United States as fake [...]

A couple died in a road accident in Lubhu

Representation image Kathmandu, November 30Two persons were killed when a vehicle whose number plate is not known hit a motorcycle in Mahalakshmi Municipality-6, Lubhu, Lalitpur. The police said that the couple riding the motorcycle with the number plate Ba 29 Pa 9485 died when a vehicle hit the motorcycle on Wednesday night. The deceased are 43-year-old Dinesh Shrestha and his wife Sangita Shrestha, 37, of Mahalakshmi-8 Lubhu. They died during treatment at KIST Medical College Teaching Hospital, Imadol. The police have seized the suspect vehicle involved in the accident from a field in Lubhu and are currently looking for the absconding [...]

President Ram Chandra Paudel appoints Nepali ambassadors to Mozambique and Italy

File photo Kathmandu, November 30 President Ram Chandra Paudel has appointed two Nepali ambassadors as non-resident representatives to two countries. In accordance with Article 282 of the Constitution of Nepal, President Paudel has designated Ambassador Dan Bahadur Tamang as the non-resident ambassador to the Republic of Mozambique and Ambassador Ram Prasad Subedi as the non-resident ambassador to Italy. Ambassador Tamang currently serves as Nepal’s resident ambassador to South Africa, while Ambassador Subedi holds a similar role in Switzerland. The post President Ram Chandra Paudel appoints Nepali ambassadors to Mozambique and Italy appeared first on OnlineKhabar English News. [...]

8 arrested with rhino horns in Chitwan

Chitwan, November 30 Eight people have been arrested in Chitwan National Park along with two rhino horns. The horns are believed to be of the two rhinos that were killed on November 16. Following their death, the Nepal Army along with the national park administration and Central Investigation Bureau were on the lookout for poachers. The police arrested two people less than 10 days after the rhinos were found dead. Six more people were then arrested from Rapti Municipality in Chitwan on November 25 and November 27. The poachers were trying to sell the rhino horns. A team was formed [...]

Child dies of cold in Jajarkot

File Photo Jajarkot, November 30 A child died of chilling cold at Kushe Rural Municipality in Jajarkot district on Wednesday. The three-year-old daughter of Sunil Badi died of the extreme cold, said the chairperson of the rural municipality, Hari Chandra Basnet. The child was suffering from pneumonia due to a cold and died on the way to hospital. The family of the deceased has been living under tarpaulin after the Jajarkot earthquake that occurred on November 3 damaged their house, added Basnet. The post Child dies of cold in Jajarkot appeared first on OnlineKhabar English News. [...]