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No vehicular movements on Sunday

KATHMANDU — The Election Commission has imposed ban on using public and private vehicles in 32 districts on Sunday where first phase of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly election is taking place. The prohibition will come into effect from Saturday midnight to Sunday 5:00 pm in all 32 districts, …

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7 killed, 4 injured in Rukum jeep accident

RUKUM — At least seven people were killed and four other were injured in a jeep accident in Musikot municipality-6 in the district on Friday night. The deceased have been identified as just married Police Inspector Nabin Shrestha and his wife Police Inspector Anita Pradhan Shrestha of Rukumkot, Janak Sahi, …

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EC bars 2 EU observers from poll monitoring

KATHMANDU — The Election Commission (EC) has barred two European Union observers from monitoring provincial and parliamentary elections until further decision after they were found violating the code of conduct enforced by the EC. Kanchanpur’s Chief Returning Officer Rajendra Kumar Acharya had written to the poll panel on Tuesday, urging …

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CEC Yadav urges all to respect election silent period

KATHMANDU — Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has called on all political parties, candidates, voters, media and stakeholders to fully abide by the election silent period. Speaking at a programme organised by the Reporters’ Club here today, CEC Yadav: “The election silent period is the time given …

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Buddhist spiritual guru arrested on rape charges

KATHMANDU — The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested a ‘Buddhist spiritual guru’ for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting women from his monastery. Police have arreated 56-year-old Tulku Guru Remborchhe Chhulthim Dorje Yontan (Yonjan) aka Tulku Lama of Dumja-9 in Sindhuli district, who, saying his divine power could …

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Rasuwagadhi border to sealed for 72 hours

RASUWA — Nepal-China at the Rasuwagadhi will be closed for 72 hours from Thursday midnight to Sunday midnight, ahead of the first phase of federal parliament and provincial elections scheduled for November 26. The decision comes in line with the mandatory requirement to seal international borders ahead of the elections,according …

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Silent period begins for first round of elections

KATHMANDU — The silent period for the first round of parliamentary and provincial assembly elections began from Thursday mid-night. The plitical parties and independent candidates are now barred from organizing any types of election campaigns, the Election Commission said. However, the parties and candidates can continue election campaigns in the …

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2 arrested with explosive materials

DHANGADHI — Police here have arre3sted two persons with explosives from Satti area of Kailali district on Wednesday. Spokesperson of District Police Office, Kailali, said that Jit Bahadur Ghartimagar and Laxmi Setthi were arrested along with 12 kilograms of explosive materials while importing from India to Nepal. The arrestees are …

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