KATHMANDU, August 16: The main opposition party, CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the government to help address demands put forth by the agitating former Gurkha veterans.

Hit South Korean boy band BTS will not be given exemption from mandatory military service, the defense ministry has said, reaffirming its policy of no exceptions for pop stars.

Since the ‘Visit Nepal 2020’ campaign is on the boost and the limelight, various places are advertised to welcome as many tourists as possible. However, as per the links, the representatives haven’t even tried to develop and promote Suke Pokhari.

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's video on social media is receiving much attention as he sent a message for 14-year old Muskan Khatun of Birgunj, who is undergoing treatment after an acid attack, at Kirtipur Hospital.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to make health and education accessible to the people of remote areas.

Winning someone’s attention or getting noticed by a person you admire isn’t easy. It’s true that you can learn to make a good first impression with positive body language and confidence but that takes time and effort.

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Lawmakers have drawn the government's attention towards various issues including increasing tax imposed by the local levels and missing border pillars in Bardiya.

Wetland in Siraha gets attention

July 28, 2018 06:54 am

SIRAHA, July 28: ‘Eco-tourism’ is a buzz word in Golbazar Municipality these days. The wetland around Lamamada forest at the base of a Chure hill have caught the attention of concerned stakeholders. The provincial and local governments, locals, district forest office and the municipality office have jointly been working for eco-tourism by conserving the wetlands.

Dr KC appeals for medical attention

July 17, 2018 06:05 am

JUMLA, July 17: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike in Jumla for the past 17 days, is undergoing severe respiratory problems. The severity of the condition became clear as the man who had refused any medication earlier appealed to doctors Sunday night to help him.

Jumla, July 8: It is already  eight days since he started his latest fast-unto-death, and the pain in the chest and muscles has made it extremely difficult for him to speak or even  breathe. There were two medical helpers around Dr Govinda KC on Saturday, at Karnali Institute of Health Sciences.

KATHMANDU, July 6:Growing pollution in the Narayani River at Gaindakot Municipality of Nawalparasi East has made the locals to call for timely interventions from the government to protect the river.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Lawmakers of the opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), have drawn the attention of the parliament about the deteriorating health condition of medical education crusader Dr Govinda KC, on Monday. The opposition party has also warned the government from altering the medication education related laws against Dr KC's demand.

KATHMANDU, July 2: In a meeting of the National Assembly (NA) today, the upper house members drew the attention of the government to various contemporary issues which also include the problems of monsoon disasters in hills and Tarai.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Lawmakers at the meeting of the House of Representatives today have drawn the attention of the government to difficulties in realizing its goal to attract 2000,000 tourists in next two years due to failure to conserve lakes.

KATHMANDU, June 4: Lawmakers have expressed their views on various matters in a special hour of meeting of House of Representative on Monday.

KHOTANG, April 16: Complaint about the supply of adulterated sugar from a shop based in Diktel has prompted the District Administration Office, Khotang to probe the matter.

BHAKTAPUR, April 12: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has warned against the increasing number of violent activities that are leading to the extremism.

KATHMANDU, March 10: Members of the Rastriya Janata Party presidium have met Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa today and drew his attention towards responding to the demands raised by RJP leader Resham Chaudhary.

ADCCN draws attention to its concerns

February 8, 2018 11:14 am

POKHARA, Feb 8: The Association of District Coordination Committees of Nepal (ADCCN), Province-4 committee has said its serious attention was drawn towards District Coordination Committee officials being barred from voting in the election to the member of National Assembly on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The Nepal Medical Association (NMA) has drawn the attention of the government to implement the four-point agreement reached with it earlier.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: The second edition of BattleBot was held on the sidelines of Subisu CAN Info-Tech 2018 being organized at the Bhrikutimandap Exhibition Ground. BattleBot 2.0 was jointly organized by Online Media Group (OMG) and Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) in support of Khalti on January 27-28.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Nepal Tarun Dal has said its attention was drawn towards the act of encroaching of the Nepali territory by the Indian side.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that the country should focus its attention on building a prosperous Nepal along with sustainable economic development.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: The CPN-UML, which has emerged as the largest political party in the recent parliamentary and provincial assembly polls, has drawn the attention of the Election Commission (EC) over the delay in allocating the proportional representation (PR) seats to the political parties, even weeks after the conclusion of the elections.

UML decides to draw EC's attention

November 30, 2017 15:56 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The meeting of the CPN (UML) Central Election Mobilization Committee today decided to draw the attention of the Election Commission regarding what it said the arbitrary distribution of money from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Prime Minister Relief Fund, and for creating anarchic situation in the bureaucracy.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has said that the security challenge witness as political parties and candidates are busy with peaceful election campaign has drawn the serious attention of all.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Lawmakers have urged the government to pay attention in immediate and effective rescue, relief distribution and rehabilitation of landslide and flood victims.

KATHMANDU, August 2: Taking time in special and zero hour of the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Wednesday, lawmakers drew the attention of the government and House towards various contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, July 20: While speaking in today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament, Nepali Congress lawmaker Bhimsen Das Pradhan urged the concerned authority to improve the roads in the capital as they are in pitiable condition.

KATHMANDU, July 17: CPN (UML) has drawn the attention of the Election Commission to extend the deadline for updating voters name list and to adopt appropriate process for the same.

KATHMANDU, June 14: The major opposition CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the government not to think of deferring the second round of local level election but to hold it on time.

KATHMANDU, June 4:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has drawn attention on ongoing rift among pedestrians and the traffic police.

TAORMINA, May 28: Melania Trump's first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, or several thousand dollars below the median U.S. income in 2015.

KHOTANG, May 10: District Election Office(DEO), Khotang has called on the political parties to abide by the election code of conduct strictly.

KATHMANDU, April 10:   Expressing dissatisfaction over its inability to enforce election code of conduct, the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has drawn attention of the Election Commission (EC) to stop breach of election of code of conduct on the part of the government.

KATHMANDU, April 10: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the parliament and the government on issues as the local level election, constitution amendment and the meeting of the Council of Ministers being hindered due to the row over seniority of two Deputy Prime Ministers.

Kathmandu, March 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the success stories relating to peace process in Nepal failed to get due international recognition, claiming that the big countries themselves don’t want to publicize it.

JHAPPA, March 14:  Unlike other adolescent boys in his locality, lifestyle of Leela Prasad Chamlagain does not reflect exuberance of life. Neither is he active nor agile. Worst of all, tied in chains for 17 years, he has been not only bearing the brunt of mental retardation but also the stigma attached with mental health disorders.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepal Press Union Friday said its attention was drawn to the fast-unto-death staged by Lavdev Dhungana and Prem Adhikari.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: When the government is preparing to announce the local poll date, media experts and senior media people from Japan have insisted on the dissemination of election-related news being based on the election agenda instead of the affairs of any particular political party.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Parliamentarians speaking in the zero hour of today's parliamentary meeting have drawn the attention of the government about various issues related to their respective constituencies, districts and national issues, mostly concerns over the delay on development works.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Lawmakers, speaking in today's special session of the Parliament have drawn the attention of the government and Parliament on contemporary issues.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The members on the Public Account Committee (PAC) of the Legislature-Parliament are to draw the attention of the Speaker towards the need of appointing Committee President at the earliest.

RAUTAHAT, Nov 21: Nepali Congress (NC) leader Ram Chandra Poudel on Sunday said that impeachment motion against CIAA chief Lokman Singh Karki was raised in the parliament to overshadow national agendas.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: CPN (Maoist Center) lawmaker Aman Lal Modi has criticized the government for being reluctant to listen to the demands raised by Dr Govinda KC.

Unwanted attention

July 19, 2016 00:45 am

Political parties must understand that the rights of conflict victims are not things that can be bargained away.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Parliamentarians have drawn the government's attention to the need of providing relief in a prompt manner as various places of the country have been affected by flood and landslide.

KATHMANDU, June 25:United Nations Development Program Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh said that the disaster risk reduction was vital for achieving the 17 new Sustainable Development Goals.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The lawmakers have condemned the terrorist attack in Kabul, the Afghan capital, and appealed for treatment of the injured Nepali nationals and retrieval of the bodies of those who died.