KATHMANDU, August 22: The recent incessant monsoon rains, which triggered massive floods in tarai and landslides in other parts of the country, have added an element of uncertainty to the growth outlook for Fiscal Year 2017/18, according to Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB).

SYANGJA, August 6: Swine flu rumors have affected pig farming in Waling of Syangja.  Many shops selling pork have shut down, while trade of pigs and piglets has come to a halt.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday said that its plan to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the upcoming elections could be affected if the government and the political parties didn't decide immediately whether to use them in the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, July 18: The reconstruction of one-third of earthquake destroyed schools will be halted after a year due to financial crunch.

KATHMANDU, June 1: With the monsoon now just around the corner, concerns have been raised that the second phase of local elections rescheduled for June 28 might be marred by rainfalls and water-induced disasters.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Various organizations working in the family planning sector in Nepal are going to be hit hard by US President Donald Trump’s policy of not supporting various family planning methods anywhere. Especially, the economically disadvantaged people in the remote parts of the country will be affected by the policy, according to the stakeholders.

BIRGUNJ, March 28: Cargo clearance process at the Kolkata port of India is getting delayed as port authorities are thoroughly scanning foreign cargoes coming via the port on the request of Indian intelligence agencies.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development Kamal Thapa who is also the chair of Rastriya Prajatantra Party has urged the Election Commission to correct its decision regarding to remove the portion of Hindu state and monarchy from the party statute.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government's preparations to hold local elections will affect the printing of school textbooks, causing a crisis for millions of students.

JHAPA, Jan 31: Anuja Shivakoti of Dhulabari is a doting mother. She hardly ever refuses to serve food items that her children demand. Additionally, she has her own farm where fresh vegetables and grains are grown. A big joint family is always at the disposal of the children to take care of their needs.

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan 31:  The White House had assured Australia that its passport holders won't be affected by President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Australian prime minister said Tuesday as he resisted pressure to join other Western leaders in publicly denouncing the travel ban.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Although the Indian media and defense strategy community have been raising serious concerns about the proposed first-ever military drill between China and Nepal, Indian State Minister for External Affairs V K Singh on Wednesday said the drill would not create any rift between Nepal and India.

SINDHUPALCHOK, Jan 3: Continuous snowfall, rainfall and the dipping mercury level have largely affected daily life of earthquake victims of Sindhupalchok district, who have been living in temporary shelters since the quake damaged their houses in April 2015.

TV actor Karan Mehra, who became a popular face on the small screen with his role as Naitik in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, says that Hina Khan’s exit from the show will affect its popularity.

DHADING, Oct 21: With 'warm bag' program no more receiving budget from the center, maternal safety has been affected in the district. According to government health officials, the bag that would consist of sanitary pads, medicines and warm clothes for baby and mother is highly in demand whereas the center has not been sending budget for the program.

POKHARA, Oct 3: Nepal's tourism sector has started bearing the brunt of Indo-Pak tensions as international tourists have started cancelling their bookings to Nepal citing safety concerns.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: All Nepal National Independent Student Union-Revolutionary, affiliated to the Maoist party headed by Netra Bikram Chand, a.k.a Biplav, has called a two-day strike in the education sector from August 15, demanding the government to fulfill their 17-point charter.

DOLAKHA, Aug 10: Monsoon rains have affected different works of Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower Project which was already battered by last year's earthquake and Indian blockade.

KATHMANDU, July 18: Nepal's development assistance absorptive capacity is low, project management is weak and delays are common. If early indications are anything to go by, implementation of projects to be funded by Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of US government won't be any different.