KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has decided to shut down health services except for emergency in all public and private hospitals across the country on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Rain is the forecast throughout the country, according to an alert published by the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. According to the alert, major rivers and rivulets are likely to swell and trigger early warnings.

WASHINGTON, July 1: Tens of thousands of protesters marched in cities across the United States on Saturday to demand the Trump administration reverse an immigration crackdown that has separated children from parents at the U.S-Mexico border and led to plans for military-run detention camps.

The defending champions’ departure is featured on front pages all over the world.

KATHMANDU, May 13: More than 21,000 people including children had disappeared from across the country in the past 12 years, according to data with the Children Search Coordination Center (CSCC).

JERUSALEM, May 10: Iranian forces in Syria launched a rocket attack on Israeli army bases in the Golan Heights early on Thursday, Israel said, prompting one of the heaviest Israeli barrages against Syria since the conflict there began in 2011.

MAHOTTARI, May 6: The law enforcement officials in Mahottari last night took under control cows and calves being smuggled across the border to India.

POKHARA, May 5: By arresting entrepreneurs promoting transport cartels and protesting against the government's decision to scrap transport syndicate in various parts of the country, the government on Friday took a bold move against those imposing the transport cartels.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Transport entrepreneurs have halted operation of vehicles across the country today apparently in a bid to press the government to bow down to their monopoly as a syndicate.

BHAKTAPUR, April 27: The Higher School Leaving Certificate Examination of Grade XII has started across the nation from today.

SEOUL, April 26: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a commemorative tree and inspect an honor guard together after Kim walks across the border Friday for their historic summit, Seoul officials said Thursday.

DOTI, April 21: A school was one of the many buildings affected by an unexpected weather and heavy wind. The wind swept roofs of more than a dozen homes and damaged crops in Doti.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Hindu devotees across the country are observing Akshaya Tritiya, a significant date in the Hindu lunar calendar on Wednesday.

WASHINGTON, March 25: They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence.

KATHMANDU, March 3: National Youth Council (NYC) is set to extend its Youth Entrepreneurship Program to all 753 local levels of the country which will allow approximately as many as 7,530 enterprisers across Nepal to start their own venture.

KATHMANDU, March 2: Except for the accidental death of a minor, the Holi festival, which is also known as the festival of colors, was celebrated amidst jubilation across all hill and mountainous districts on Thursday. The festival is being celebrated across tarai districts in the southern plains on Friday.

BUTWAL, Feb 8: As many as 2,000 road projects awarded to contractors on multiyear contracts have hit a stalemate as no budget has been allocated for these projects in the current fiscal year.

As Supreme Court cleared the path for the release of Padmaavat and stayed the ban on the film imposed by Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, protests are already being reported from various parts of India.

WARSAW, Jan 17: Women across Poland are set to protest against attempts by the government to further restrict access to abortion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 1: The 5th National Dhaka Topi Day is being observed across the country Monday with various programs. The theme of the campaign for this year is 'Nepali Topi Nepali Pahichan, Yahi Ho Hamro Rastriya Pahichan' (our national identity.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The percentage of invalid votes in the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system of the election to the member of House of Representatives is 5.18 on an average throughout the country.

Kathmandu, Dec 8: Election Commissioner Ishwari Prasad Poudel has said that vote counting was going ahead smoothly throughout the country.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The second and final phase of federal and provincial elections concluded successfully in the remaining 45 districts of the country on Thursday. Enthusiastic voter turnouts were reported from various districts of all seven provinces.

67 percent turn out across the country

December 7, 2017 20:29 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Election Commission has said that the voter turnout for Thursday's second phase of election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies was more than 67percentt. The highest turnout was recorded in Gulmi with 71 percent.

KATHMANDU, Dec4: The opening ceremony of the 10th Asia For Animals Conference was held on Monday at Hotel Yak & Yeti, Durbar Marg. The Asia for Animals Coalition brought together 23 of the world’s leading animal welfare organizations who shared major focus on improving conditions for animals in Asia.

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: The election of House of Representatives and Provincial assemblies for the first phase is commenced with excitement today in 32 districts.

Weather change across the country

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KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The impact of the westerly low pressure system has led to a change in the weather in major parts of the country today.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Six thousand laptops and other educational materials have been donated to approximately 140 community schools across the country. Provided by Sajha Education E-party Nepal, an NGO, the laptops which will be available in e-libraries of the schools, contain digital books, educational videos on health and agriculture, and more than 5,000 education-related audio materials.

Weather fluctuates across country

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KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Heavy rainfall on Saturday night along with hailstone has led to unpredictable weather conditions in Kathmandu valley.

MISSISSIPPI, Oct 9: Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states as a tropical depression, a day after Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

DHARAN, Sept 24: Jamuna Rai, who has been suffering from the neurological disorder, is originally from Udayapur. Currently, she is living with her brothers in Dharan for the treatment of her ailment. Her illness often knocks her unconscious. In such situation, her brothers take her to the nearby Out Patients Department (OPD) of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) where she gets treatment and medication.

BHUBANESWAR, August 27: The death toll from floods in India, Bangladesh and Nepal has climbed above 1,200, officials said on Friday, as rescue workers scramble to provide aid to millions of people stranded by the worst such disaster in years.

WASHINGTON, August 21: Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.

SURKHET, August 20: The local residents of two villages in Panchapuri municipality located in the western part of Surkhet have fallen ill from a viral fever.

JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives  in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.

KATMANDU, July 13: Nepali speakers in Nepal, India, Bhutan and the rest of the world celebrated the 204th birth anniversary of Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya on Thursday, organizing various programs in their areas.

KATHMAN DU , July 4: With monsoon becoming fully active since the past two days, the entire country has started witnessing rainfalls.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Muslims across the country are celebrating ‘Ramjan Ul-Mubarak' which means ‘Roja’ prem with euphoria and triumph on Monday. Muslims are offering Namaj since the morning today.

KATHMANDU, June 26: Muslims across the country are celebrating Edi-ul-Fitr with zest and zeal today. The great festival of the Islamic community is being observed with great gaiety and gusto by reciting special Namaz, offering prayers in mosque, receiving blessings from the elders and giving blessings to juniors.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Security presence in the Tarai districts has been increased by up to eight times compared to normal in view of the challenges the government could face during the second phase of the local elections.

KATHMANDU, June 2: The drive against people crossing the road haphazardly that has reportedly become effective in just four days of its launch will be expanded across Kathmandu valley soon.

KATHMANDU, May 2:The influence of the Westerly wind spurred cloudy conditions and brought precipitation across the country on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Students from different organizations affiliated to the Unified Students' Organization today have encircled the district education offices across the country citing that the government failed to implement the decision of withdrawing the increased fees by private schools.

Kathmandu, April 4: The extended meeting of the ruling Rastriya Prajatantra Party has been completed in all 75 districts across the country.

Across all barriers

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Sandhya Yonzon was 28 years old when she accepted a ring from her boyfriend. When she did, she had no clue that she was now somebody’s fiancée. She thought he was being cute and showing her that he was serious about her, not actually asking her to marry him, because an engagement in her culture was so different and extensive, and included both the families in the process.

BHAKTAPUR, March 16: The Secondary Education Exam – the transformed examination of School Leaving Certificate – has begun throughout the country since 8.00 am this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The number of girl  students in Grade 10 across the country is higher than boys, indicating a greater dedication among girls to the pursuit of education.

KATHMANDU, March 3: A joint panel has emerged victorious in the Free Student Union (FSU) elections held in two campuses in Bhaktapur.

KATHMANDU, Mar 1: Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi on Tuesday said exodus of youths to overseas job markets can be controlled by encouraging them to start cottage and small industries in the country.