BANEPA, June 28: Even as the cases of syringe attack are not limited to only the Kathmandu Valley, police and other authorities are clueless about the persons involved in the attacks and their motive behind the series of attacks targeted at girls and women.

SARLAHI, Nov 25: Locals of Gairchowk in Sarlahi district obstructed the Nawalpur-Malangwa road section on Saturday demanding the authorities to blacktop the road as soon as possible. The locals took to the street to protest against the dust pollution caused by the poor condition of the major road.

KALIKOT, Sept 7: For years, the people of Karnali have been trying to draw the attention of the authorities concerned to the 'dangerous' condition of the Karnali Highway.

CHITWAN, Aug 6: Chitwan District Court has ordered the authorities to produce Noor Prasad Adhikari before the court for recording his statement in connection with the Krishna Prasad Adhikari murder case. Noor Prasad is the elder brother of Krishna Prasad who was murdered by the Maoists during the insurgency.

KATHMANDU/ NEPALGUNJ, August 1: A week has elapsed since the main canal of Sikta Irrigation Project broke down during testing but the government remains non-responsive on the matter of a project which is meant for making an economic impact in Province 5.

LAHAN, July 25: There are around 40 private health institutes in Siraha district that are operating illegally. However, as the regulatory body of the government is keeping mum on the issue, their illegal functioning continues unhindered.

ILAM, July 18: Locals living in remote areas of Ilam district were delighted to know that they would no longer have to walk to the district headquarters seeking any kind of government service since most government authorities were to be merged with the local units.

KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has directed concerned authorities to upgrade the road condition of the capital.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation has put all its bodies as well as locals in the risky areas on high alert after incessant rainfall that began on Monday increased high risks of landslides and flooding in various parts of the country, especially the western areas.

JHAPA, June 4: The local government here in Jhapa is preparing to construct buildings for 19 vaccination centres.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Nepali officials have made a briefing to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about the country’s preparation and implementation of national anti-money laundering (AML) framework.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Those foreign workers employed at Tiger Palace Resort in Rupandehi without getting work permit are preparing to flee the country as the government authority has shown reluctance to take action against them and their employer.

SIRAHA, Feb 3: After a brief halt, Sunny Crusher Industry, which operates on the eastern bank of the Gagan River in Gol Bazaar Municipality, is back in action. According to the Office of Small and Cottage Industries (OSCI), Lahan, this firm has not renewed its permit which expired in Fiscal Year 2013/14.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: India has rescued seven Nepali girls from Kenya while they were being sold by India-based human traffickers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6:  Amid fears that party cadres from the districts that witnessed the first phase of elections could move to other districts to unduly influence the polls, authorities have taken pre-emptive measures to discourage such unnecessary movement ahead of the second phase polls scheduled for Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued show cause notices to the government authorities asking why the Environment Protection Act, 1997 should not be amended in line with the climate change policies adopted by the government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 3: The Supreme Court has issued show cause notices to the government authorities asking why the Environment Protection Act, 1997 should not be amended in line with the climate change policies adopted by the government.

GORKHA, Oct 24: The face-off between two senior leaders Baburam Bhattarai and Narayankaji Shrestha in Gorkha constituency-2 is considered one of the highly intense contests of the upcoming parliamentary elections. Keeping in mind the possibility of clash and chaos, the authorities concerned have listed nearly 50 polling centers in the constituency as highly sensitive and are preparing to beef up the security there.

KAKARBHITTA (Jhapa), Sept 9: A government monitoring team has come across inedible food products being kept for sale in the marketplaces here.

TIAKPUR, Aug 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the local authorities here not to let any flood survivor stay without food and shelter.

INARUWA, August 14: Sunsari and Saptari's government officials Monday inspected the Koshi Barrage and spurs.

RAJBIRAJ, July 8: Massive floods in the district last Saturday have ravaged many parts of district. As per District Administration Office (DAO) estimates, flood has affected around 1500 houses. So far, many of the victims are still deprived of relief.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Home Minister Janardan Sharma instructed concerned authorities to initiate the process of installing traffic lights at 200 places of Kathmandu valley.

Chinese education authorities have gone high-tech to catch cheaters as millions of high-school students take their “gaokao”, the annual university entrance exam seen as key to landing a lucrative white-collar job.

POKHARA, June 10: Stating that haphazard parking, tangled telecommunications and electricity wires, narrow roads, and stray cattle were taking toll on Lakeside area of Pokhara, stakeholders have called on the newly elected mayor of Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolitan City to get rid of the problems and develop Lakeside as the happening destination in the metropolis.

RASUWA, May 31: The identity of a person who fell to death from a cliff on May 26 is yet to be ascertained.

LAMJUNG, May 13: The expansion of the national transmission line in the trans-Himalayan district of Manang is gaining momentum.

ROLPA, May 7: The tuition centers operating illegally in Rolpa district have come under the scanner after repeatedly brushing off public notices prodding them to seek legal permission.

PARIS, April 22:  The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years in prison, including for attacking other officers, Frances's anti-terrorism prosecutor said Friday — a lengthy criminal history that gave a jolt to an already nail-biting election and fueled growing security concerns.

DOTI, March 27: With less than two months to go before the May 14 local election, authorities in the Far-western region are preparing a security strategy to ensure that the polls are conducted in a safe environment without fear.

CHITWAN, March 26: Authorities in Chitwan are on high alert after detecting avian influenza –H5N1 – in chickens in Kaski and Sunsari districts.

KAVREPALANCHOWK,  March 18: District Agriculture Development Office has started distribution of maize seeds to the farmers with the start of the farming season.

Waling, March 10: The local authorities yesterday made a surprise inspection at the local meat shops in Waling – the prime marketplace of Syangja district.

DHANKUTA, Feb 24: The Dhankuta municipality will be spending an annual five million rupees for promoting tourism at the Chuliban Deurali Danda.

SIRAHA, Feb 16: Aurahi village in Siraha district used to be known for its agricultural prosperity. That is now just a memory. The once arable lands have turned barren and the village resembles a desert location, with most of the farmland covered in sand.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: The Development Committee of parliament has directed the authorities concerned to immediately blacktop road stretches that have been dug up by the Melamchi Water Supply Project for installation of water pipes in various places of the Kathmandu Valley.

DHANKUTA, Jan 28: Three pharmacies including one health clinic were sealed in Pakhribas Municipality during a surprise raid.

GAINGHAT (Udayapur), Jan 19: The local authorities demolished dams built at the Dwara riverside of Beltar Basaha Municipality – 2 with the purpose of encroaching upon public land.

RUKUM, Dec 24: At least 30 roadside wooden stalls known as 'Gumti' shops were evicted on Friday for encroaching upon public land property here.

RUKUM, Dec 24: At least 30 roadside wooden stalls known as 'Gumti' shops were evicted on Friday for encroaching upon public land property here.

JHAPA, Dec 21: Food products prices in the market are ever increasing. Because of soaring prices of rice, pulse and vegetables, managing two meals a day has become a challenge for the poor. On the other hand farmers are forced to sell their produce at cheaper rates. Paddy farmers in Jhapa lament that due to the gross negligence of government bodies, every year they are deprived of returns from their produce.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) drew the attention of medical authorities to maintain rules regarding admission of MBBS/BDS programs.

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has instructed the government bodies to speed up the road expansion drive in the Kathmandu Valley.

KAPILVASTU, Dec 5: The local authorities have designated Taulihawa – the district headquarters of Kapilvastu – as a prohibited zone from 6 am this morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Monitoring teams deployed from the Ministry of Health has on Wednesday sealed seven clinics in the Kathmandu valley.

NEW YORK, Nov 5: Federal officials have warned authorities in New York City, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by al Qaeda militants around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert days before the vote, officials said on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The prime thoroughfares and intersections in Kathmandu are being adorned with the national flags of Nepal and India as part of the preparations for the state visit by Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Legislature-Parliament's Development Committee today redirected the authorities concerned for effective implementation of the past instructions on reforming the information and communications sector and rightful use of rural telecommunications fund.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government has directed the authorities in the districts to cooperate with the district disaster relief committees (DDRCs) to make effective the search, rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood and landslide affected areas across the country.