Ukraine says Russia attacked with 25 drones, missiles overnight

Ukraine said Friday that Russian forces had launched more than two dozen Iranian-designed attack drones and two missiles on the south and east of the country, in Moscow's latest aerial barrage. Officials in Kyiv say Russian forces have been stockpiling drones and missiles for systematic attacks on Ukraine's struggling energy grid over winter months. "In total, the enemy used two X-59 missiles a

Digital platforms responsible for increasing VAWG cases

By Pritam Bhattarai, Kathmandu, Dec 1: Digital platforms are found to have reported increasing number of violence against women and girls, in conflict with the constitution of Nepal that has guaranteed people's right to a life free of violence and coercion. According to police data, the total 4,686 cases of online violence were reported in the fiscal year, 2021/22 with 2,389 cases of VAWG alone

COP-28 kicks off with call to accelerate collective climate action

Kathmandu, Dec 1: The 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-28) has kicked off on Thursday with a call to expedite the collective climate action. Started in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the conference will conclude on December 12. The Loss and Damage Fund has been formally launched on the f irst day of COP-28 followi

Two bridges on Narayangadh – Muglin road section brought into service

Bharatpur, Nov 30: Two new bridges have been brought into service along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section. A bridge each constructed over the Lamo Baluwa and Dumre rivulets on this road section have been opened for vehicular traffic since Wednesday, said Bijaya Darai, an engineer of the Nagdhunga-Muglin Road Project Western Sector (Narayangadh-Muglin). He said five bridges have already been

Sugarcane farmers in Kanchanpur deprived of Rs 320 million subsidies

Kanchanpur, Nov 30: The sugarcane farmers in the district are deprived of government subsidies. They have not yet got the subsidies in due from last year. The government has been providing subsidy to the sugarcane farmers who sell their sugarcane to the domestic sugar industries. The government provides the subsidy amount every year to the Treasury and Comptroller Office in the districts wher

Weather: Light rain and snowfall forecast at few places today

Kathmandu, Nov 30: The Westerly wind along with the low-pressure area that has developed around Rajsthan of India have their general influence in Nepal at present. The weather will be partly to generally cloudy with chances of light rain at some places of the hilly region of the country today. Presently, it is partly cloudy in Madhes, Bagmati, Gandaki and Lumbini provinces, including in the h

PM Dahal in Dubai to attend COP 28

Kathmandu, Nov 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has reached Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, leading Nepal's high-level delegation to the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28). COP 28 is kicking off in Dubai from today and will run till 12 December 2023. He is scheduled to attend the high-level segment o

Kanchanpur sans NSC coaches, but continues to shine in cricket

Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur), Nov 29: Kanchanpur, the district in the Far-west province, has never got a cricket coach from the National Sports Council (NSC), but continues to shine in the national cricket, thanks to the image earned by local players. The district has been producing talented players over the years and the credit for this goes to the former and senior national players, most of t

PM Dahal leaving for Dubai tonight to attend COP28

Kathmandu, Nov 29 (RSS): Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ will be leaving here tonight for Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), leading the Nepali delegation to the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 28). The UN Climate Change Conference is scheduled to take place in Dubai from November 30 to December 12. The Prime Min

NTA seeks replies from internet service providers in regard with TikTok ban

Kathmandu, Nov 29: The Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has directed internet service providers to respond whether they have implemented the government decision to ban TikTok, the social media app. Issuing a public notice today, the NTA has sought the submissions of replies within the next 24 hours, warning that failure to do so may result in the cancellation of their licenses. Accord