KATHMANDU, May 28: Around 8 million students throughout the country missed their classes on Monday due to a general shutdown called by the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand-led Maoist outfit. The outfit had called the strike after one of its members was killed in police action a few days ago.
DANG, Aug 2: Lamahi Hospital, which is visited by dozens of patients from towns and rural villages of Dang, has stopped providing x-ray, ambulance and several other kinds of health services in lack of staffs. The hospital became unable to provide such services after nine of its staff members’ employment contract was not renewed by its development committee. The institution was already struggling with the shortage of doctors and nurses.
DHANUSHA, June 6: The normal life in the central and eastern tarai has been affected due to scorching heat for the past four-five days now. With the rise in temperature, the heat wave has blown affecting the normal life badly.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Millions of students were affected by the transport strike imposed on Friday by various committees of transport entrepreneurs supporting the transport syndicates in the country. The students of Grade 12 who have been taking their final exams were hit the hardest.
GORKHA, May 3: The compensation distribution to the locals of affected area under the Budhigandaki National Pride Project has been at a snail’s pace. The project has deposited the compensation in respective bank accounts four months after the locals of affected area filed applications.
NEW YORK, April 5: Facebook revealed Wednesday that tens of millions more people might have been exposed in the Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal than previously thought and said it will restrict the user data that outsiders can access.
GORKHA, March 7: Fed up by slow work progress and change in project development modality with the change in government, locals of Dhading and Gorkha districts affected by Budhigandaki Hydroelectric have started a sit-in at the project's office located in Ghyalchowk, Siurenitar, of Gorkha.“
NEW YORK, Jan 7: About 100 million people faced a new challenge after the whopping East Coast snowstorm: a gusty deep freeze, topped Saturday by a wind chill close to minus 100 on New Hampshire’s Mount Washington that vied for world’s coldest place.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The United Nation's Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$ 4.8 million additional humanitarian funding to address the urgent needs of the flood-affected communities in the tarai. "The CERF is one of the fastest ways that the UN can support the people affected by crises," UN Resident Coordinator Valerie Julliand said.
KATHMANDU, September 11: The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$4.8 million new humanitarian funding to help address urgent needs amongst flood affected communities in the Terai.
NEW YORK, Sept 9: Demi Lovato says she's reached out to the nonprofit organization Voto Latino to find out how she can help after President Donald Trump said he's rescinding a program that allows young immigrants who were brought to America as children to remain in the US.
KATHMANDU, August 27: The Association of Conflict Affected Family of Security Forces staged a sit in in-front of Truth and Reconciliation Commission office here today, calling for the Commission to incorporate them as well in the transitional justice process.
BIRGUNJ (Parsa), Aug 18: At least 12 people have been affected by dengue, an infectious disease caused by the bite of an infected mosquito in the district, said the District Public Health Office (DPHO).
KATHMANDU, June 21: Qatari ambassador to Nepal Yousuf Mohammad Ahmed Mommad Al-hail has said that Qatar government will not let any Nepali migrant worker face difficulties due to the recent diplomatic tensions seen in the Gulf region.
KATHMANDU, May 30: Central Region and Mid-western Region have shared one point each after their match in 1st Prime Minister Cup One Day National Cricket Tournament was halted due to rain on Tuesday. In the group A match played at TU Cricket Ground, Central Region won the toss and opt for fielding inviting Mid-west to bat.
KAVRE, March 13: Badri Prasad Parajuli of Chandeni - 3 received the first installment of the house grant five months ago. However, he was not able to initiate the construction work with confidence in lack of consultation from government technicians and engineers.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: A street protest was held in local Maitighar Mandala in the capital today, demanding proper compensation to those who are losing their property (house and land) in course of the road- widening drive.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: The District Administration Offices, Dhading, and Gorkha are preparing to distribute compensation amounting to Rs 5.5 billion to the landowners whose land will be acquired by the government to build Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project.
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, also Unicef's global Goodwill Ambassador, says as a global citizen, US President Donald Trump's recent immigration ban -- which she described as a "political witch hunt" -- has deeply affected her.
TAMGHAS (Gulmi), Dec 6: Life in Gulmi district continues to be crippled for the past seven consecutive days due to the indefinite banda called by local people to protest the proposal to take some hilly districts off Province 5.
ARGHAKHANCHI, Nov 30: An indefinite district-wide general strike has been called in Arghakhanchi district in protest against the government's registration of the constitution amendment bill in parliament, with changes to the province borders.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Hundreds of patients, who came for treatement at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), from different parts of the country were affected due to the out-patients department (OPD) boycott by the resident doctors at the hospital. The doctors boycotted OPD duty starting Friday in support of the ongoing hunger strike of Dr Govinda KC, who has been demanding crucial reforms in the medical education sector.