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.

POKHARA, May 5: Pokhara Metropolis allocated Rs 70 million this fiscal year to construct check dams at Harpan area of Fewa Lake as a measure to conserve the lake.

Bajura under snow grip again

February 7, 2019 10:43 am

BAJURA, Feb 7: Snowfall has again gripped Bajura since Wednesday evening. Normal life here has become tougher again with abrupt fall on temperature caused by rain and snow.

Bajura and Humla covered in snow

January 22, 2019 09:30 am

BAJURA: Jan 22: Bajura has seen heavy snowfall for the third time since the third week of December. Normal life has been adversely affected due to recurring and abrupt snowfall.

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.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 1: Incessant rainfall has affected the installation of petroleum pipelines from Motihari of India to Amlekhgunj of Bara.

SARLAHI, June 16: Locals from Harion, Sarlahi are in dismay after the sewage formed during the manufacture of alcohol at Amarwati Distillery entered their homes.

NEW YORK, June 8: Facebook said a software bug led some users to post publicly by default regardless of their previous settings. The bug affected as many as 14 million users over several days in May.

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.

Today Facebook will tell the 87 million users who may have had their information shared with Cambridge Analytica.

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.

MYAGDI, Mar 11: A compensation of Rs 80 million is to be distributed to the households affected by the transmission line of national pride project Kaligandaki Corridor.

Say project becoming uncertain

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.“

NUWAKOT, Mar 3: Chief Minister of the Province No. 3 Dormani Poudel has said that service delivery to the general people, work execution and lawmaking tasks were affected due to lack of officials.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 12: The Nepalese Army Wives Association Thursday distributed blankets to 150 families affected by cold at Dhikuli of Mahadeva Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has urged the government to help the people affected by the cold wave in Tarai.

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.

MAHOTTARi, Dec 30: Relief materials worth one million rupees were distributed to members of the Musahar community in Maharwa of Gaushala municipality-7.

GORKHA, Nov 12: Re-survey of homes destroyed after the earthquake in the district has been hampered after the engineers mobilized for the same returned without completing their work.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: OPDs (outpatient departments) at hospitals across the country remained closed for the fifth day Tuesday, affecting thousands of patients.

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.

Traffic along Araniko Highway affected

September 3, 2017 15:52 pm

CHAUTARA (Sindhupalchok), Sept 3: Traffic has been affected along the Araniko Highway after around 100 meters road has caved in at Mahavir in Bahrabise Municipality-9 in the district, the police said.

Traffic along Araniko Highway affected

September 3, 2017 13:39 pm

SINDHUPALCHOWK, September 3: Traffic has been affected along the Araniko Highway after around 100 meters road has caved in at Mahavir in Bahrabise Municipality-9 in the district, the police said.

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.

KOHALPUR, August 27: Recent floods inundated many parts of the tarai region and left many people utterly helpless. Among them, one of the worst affected communities is the squatters.

DHARAN, August 19: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan has been helping the flood victims in Southern Sunsari through mobile health camp.

12 affected by dengue in Parsa

August 18, 2017 13:40 pm

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, August 14: Over six millions people have been affected by  flooding and landslides as some parts of the western and central tarai continue to see heavy rains for the fourth consecutive day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Domestic airlines have announced that their flights to Biratnagar will be halted for a few more days.

TERHATHUM, July 23: More than Rs 500 million of relief support was distributed to people and survivor families of 10-year armed conflict period in Terhathum district.

DHARAN, July 14:Export of ginger to India from eastern parts of the country remained halted for nearly two weeks.

GORKHA, July 6: Three hundred and fifteen more Budhigandaki Hydropower Project –affected people have been identified in Gorkha district.

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.

KATHMANDU, April 29: An empirical study shows that 28 percent of the population in the country is affected by high blood pressure or hypertension.

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.

BANGKOK, Jan 10: Authorities say at least 25 people have died in severe flooding in southern Thailand since New Year's Day, leaving businesses paralyzed and thousands of tourists stranded.

Efforts to contain HIV spread affected

December 24, 2016 00:40 am

PALPA, Dec 24: HIV patients' failure to take medicine regularly and to follow doctor's prescription has taken its toll on their health and on their families across the district.

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.

Ginger export to India affected yet again

November 30, 2016 10:35 am

JHAPA, Nov 30: Export of Nepali ginger to India has been affected after the Indian government started levying 8 percent duty on the Nepali farm product.

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.