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Driver goes missing when truck plunges into Trishuli ७ माघ २०७५, सोमबार ०८:३२

RATNANAGAR : A Nuwakot-bound truck from Chitwan fell into the Trishuli River at Icchakamana rural municipality-4, Fisling along the Prithvi Highway. Truck driver Tul Bahadur Gurung, 28, hailing from Dhading went missing when the truck (Na 3 Kha 183) fell into the river at 11.25 pm last night, informed Sushil Singh Rathor, Chief, District Police Office, Chitwan. Helper Suraj Gurung, 20, had managed to swim across the river and saved his life, the police office said. Search for the missing driver is underway, police..

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Ex-AIGP Rishidev Bhattarai found guilty of corruption १९ पुष २०७५, बिहीबार २२:३६

  Kathmandu : The Special Court has sentenced former Additional Inspector General of Armed Police Rishidev Bhattarai to nine months in prison and fined Rs. 7.9 million after finding him guilty of corruption. The division bench of Justices Chandiraj Dhakal, Pramod Kumar Shrestha and Narayan Prasad Pokharel handed down the verdict today. Of the total 31.7 million rupees worth of property Rs. 12.6 million was found to have no valid source of income. The case of corruption was filed by the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) a year ago, alleging that Bhattarai had amassed property illegally worth Rs. 19.19..

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Man attacks wife with acid

  Bharatpur : A man from Pokhara Metropolitan City has attacked his wife with acid in Bharatpur, Chitwan on Wednesday. Biren Gurung, 47, attacked his wife Dolma Rumba, 20, with acid at the latter’s parental home at Dhrubabazar in Bharatpur Metropolitan City-24. Currently, acid survivor Rumba is receiving treatment at Chitwan Medical College, Bharatpur. According to the police, Rumba’s health is normal. Superintendent of Police of Chitwan District Police Office Sushil Singh Rathor said that Biren travelled to Bharatpur from Pokhara in a reserved vehicle along with his four friends and attacked his wife with acid. Police suspect..

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Chitwan National Park becomes Nepal’s first plastic-free Protected Area १७ पुष २०७५, मंगलवार १७:१२

Chitwan : On the first day of 2019, in a landmark decision the government announced Chitwan National Park, Nepal’s first national park, as the country’s first plastic-free protected area. With effect from today, plastic bags will be banned in Chitwan National Park while every item of single-use plastics including water bottles and food wrappers that are taken inside the national park from any of its eight entry points will need to be brought out. “Chitwan National Park has become a unique identity for Nepal; protecting this World Heritage Site is our collective responsibility,” stated Bishwa Nath Oli,..

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National Poultry Day observed

  Chitwan : The sixth National Poultry Day was celebrated in Chitwan by organizing various programmes. The National Poultry Day is being celebrated since 2070 BS, recalling Poush 17, 2017 BS, the day of beginning of modern poultry in Nepal. On the occasion, eggs were distributed to patients undergoing treatment at BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital and Bharatpur Hospital and to their relatives today. General Secretary at Nepal Poultry Entrepreneurs’ Forum, Dr Rewanta Kumar Bhattarai, said that the eggs were distributed to 2,000 people of the two hospitals. Medical Superintendent at Bharatpur Hospital, Dr Krishna Poudel,..

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Biodiversity loss, a threat to human existence: President Bhandari ११ पुष २०७५, बुधबार १६:४२

  Chitwan : President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said loss of biodiversity would pose a threat to the entire human existence. Inaugurating the 15th Chitwan Elephant Festival amidst a ceremony today, the President called for all-side efforts to save biodiversity from the impact of climate change. "The entire human existence will come under threat if we fail to conserve biodiversity," said the President insisting on the need for keeping the natural resources safe for the future generation.. https://youtu.be/JHOS3MRQLMk   "It will be never justifiable to harm the wildlife and nature, and it will cause a threat to..

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CNP reports rise in tourist arrivals by a whopping 35 per cent ८ पुष २०७५, आईतवार २२:३९

TILAK RIMAL CHITWAN: After the impact of political crisis, earthquakes, road obstructions among others subdued over the years, Chitwan, one of the top travel destinations in Nepal, has witnessed a spike in tourist arrivals when compared to previous years. As per official statistics, in the five months of the current fiscal, 71,720 tourists have visited Chitwan National Park, an increase of 35.10 per cent when compared to the same period in last fiscal when only 53,085 tourists had toured the national park. The CNP saw the highest number of arrivals of 26,264 tourists in October followed by 17,097 in November and 12,796 in September,..

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Flood-swept rhinos brought back to Nepal २ पुष २०७५, सोमबार ०९:५६

Chitwan : The world’s rare wildlife, one-horned rhino, has been brought back to its home on boat. The female rhino aged around 20, which was swept away by flooded Rapti River last year, has been brought back to Chitwan National Park (CNP) from India last night. Earlier, a joint team of National Nature Conservation Fund and CNP had rescued and returned 10 rhinoceros to Nepal as massive flood in Rapati River last year took away the rare beasts to India. It was difficult to rescue some rhinos which were taken far away from Nepali territory. CNP Chief Conservation Officer Bed Kumar Dhakal shared that the effort to rescue the rhino was..

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13 vulture’s eggs at the CNP’s breeding centre १९ मंसिर २०७५, बुधबार २२:१५

  Chitwan : The vulture breeding centre of the Chitwan National Park has witness 13 eggs laid so far this season by vultures, the engendered bird species. A total of 18 eggs were laid last year at the centre, and out of that, only six were hatched. There is likelihood that vultures will lay many eggs in the coming days as vultures start laying eggs from October, said assistant conservation officer at the CNP Bed Bahadur Khadka. Vultures hatch the eggs in 60 to 65 days. The reproduction centre has a total of 51 vultures including their six chicks. The government has introduced various programmes to conserve the endangered..

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Economic policy presented at NC ‘s CC meet

  Kathmandu : Joint General Secretary of the Nepali Congress and coordinator of the draft committee on economic policy, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat, presented the proposed economic policy of the party in the ongoing central committee meeting on Wednesday. In the meeting, the central members put forth their views on the draft of the proposed party statute. Speaking at the Wednesday meeting were Gyanendra Karki, Man Bahadur Bishwokarma, Ambika Basnet, Mahendra Yadav, Gururaj Ghimire, Amrit Aryal and central invitee member Balkrishna Pande. The amended draft of the party statute was presented by draft committee coordinator and General..

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