Nepal | August 31, 2015

Indefinite curfew in Birgunj after clashes

Protesters burned tyres and obstructed the road in Birgunj on Monday, August 31. Photo: Ram Sarraf

Parsa District Administration Office clamped a curfew in Birgunj Sub-Metropoitan City, to be effective from 4 pm this afternoon...


Woman held for fraud

Indira Rimal

A special team deployed from the Metropolitan Police Crime Division nabbed an alleged fraudster....


Air passengers up in Bhojpur

An aircraft landed at Bhojpur airport in Bhojpur district. Photo: Niroj Koirala/File

Airline passengers have increased in Bhojpur district of eastern Nepal...


Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

A combination of photos released on Monday, August 31, 2015, by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) shows Wanna Suansun (left) and an unidentified man, who police said were renting the second apartment, which was raided by authorities in Min Buri, in Bangkok's outskirts, and where police found fertilizer, gun powder, digital clocks and remote-controlled cars whose parts can be used for detonation. Photos: AP

Thai police issued two new arrest warrants and released images Monday of more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago...



‘Disturbance in transport means it will create shortage of goods and hit customers hard’

Arjun Prasad Gautam, Geneal Secretary of Nepal Trans Himalaya Border Commerce Association  PHOTO: BALKRISHNA THAPA CHHETRI/THT

In the aftermath of the April/May earthquakes, Nepal has been facing low supply of Chinese goods for the last four months...



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