DAMAULI, June 5: The Yamphaphant-Ghansikuwa section in Tanahun district under the Prithivi Highway will be closed for five hours a day from today as part of the road expansion works under the Mugling-Pokhara road, said the project officials.

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28: Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) has banned vehicular movement along the Tilganga-Guheshwari road section under pressure from the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The UN body had repeatedly written to the PADT not to allow vehicles in the World Heritage Site.

LONDON, April 9: Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child porn.

KATHMANDU, July 29: Prime Minister KP Oli has warned of blocking what he called ‘ill-intended aid’ coming to Nepal. Speaking at a program organized in the capital, the prime minister said he would stop the money coming to Nepal with wrong motives.

SINDHULI, July 15: Transport entrepreneurs on Saturday obstructed vehicular movement on the BP Highway for three hours, in a bid to pressure the government to reverse its decision to ban the movement of large vehicles on the highway.

SHANGHAI, July 14: Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday.

JUMLA, June 6: Locals of Karnali Province have formed a special block in Patarasi Rural Municpality-7 of Jumla for monitoring and conservation of the endangered red panda.

FRIDAY, Feb 7: The Supreme Court on Friday issued an interim order staying a planned demolition of over a dozen houses in Katunje of Bhaktapur district.

BHAKTAPUR, Feb 7: The family members and kin of the victim killed in the road accident have blocked both the main highways in the district, demanding action against the mini-truck driver.

The new voice on the block

December 22, 2017 10:04 am

Between preparations for the Christmas eve performance and New Years’ events, it’s hard to pin Swoopna Suman down for a chat these days. But when we did finally get hold of him, turns out he had even more up his sleeve. If you are a fan of the up and comer, brace yourself, there is a new release headed your way. He has reportedly been busy wrapping up a new music video.

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied.

NAWALPARASI, August 12: Transportation service has been halted as the road section at Bardaghat Municipality-4 in Nawalparasi of East-West Highway has been damaged due to the continuous rain since Friday morning.

CHITWAN, August 3: Over 125 vehicles have left stranded along the Narayangadh-Mugling road section, following landslips at over 10 places. According to District Traffic Police Office, Chitwan, efforts are on to open the road blocked by landslides, one-way.

Rains block roads in Rolpa

July 21, 2017 02:30 am

ROLPA, July 20: Incessant rains have badly damaged the roads in Rolpa district bringing vehicular movement to a halt. This has affected people's movement to and from several remote villages. Motor vehicles have not been able to reach several remote villages since the past one month, according to locals.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Acquiring a piece of forest land of 273 hectares at the project site has become a stumbling block for the 900 MW Upper Karnali Hydropower Project. Providing the forest land to the project is an obligation of the Government of Nepal as per the Project Development Agreement (PDA) signed in 2014.

KATHMANDU: Park Gallery, Pulchowk is adorned with the artworks created by the BFA students of Kathmandu University, School of Arts, Center For Art And Design. The exhibition titled ‘Off the Block’ kicked off on Friday. More than two dozen Kathmandu University students have their work on display at the exhibition.

TAPLEJUNG, June 5: Transportation along the Mechni highway has been disrupted following a landslide near the Khokse river at Dokhu area of Phuling Municipality.

BHAKTAPUR, May 7: A massive fire which broke out at 2 am this morning is continuing to wreak havoc at Tekhapukhu block of Bhaktapur Municipality – 1.

The mysterious Facebook blogger kept dishing up alleged government secrets. One day it was a shadowy faction looting cash from Uganda’s presidential palace with impunity. The next was a claim that the president was suffering from a debilitating illness.

A massive ice block nearly 100 times the area of Manhattan is poised to break off Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf, scientists reported Friday.

MAHOTTARI, Dec 26: Upgrading of the Bhittamod - Jaleshwar - Janakpur road section to four-lane highway has come to a grinding halt after Jaleshwar residents protested the way it was being constructed. Residents have demanded that the contractor stop digging deep trenches on the edge of the road for excavating fills for the expanded lanes. They have claimed that the trenches on the edges of the highway pose long-term risk to vehicles, cattle and pedestrians.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed laid foundation stone of a new block of the Bharatpur Eye Hospital on Wednesday. The new block is being constructed with the financial assistance of the government of Pakistan.

RAMPUR (Palpa), Nov 13: A classroom block has been constructed at the Balkalyan Primary School in Rampur Municipality-8 with the financial assistance provided by three Japanese nationals.

KATHMANDU, July 20: After last year's devastating earthquakes damaged its main office building at Bagdurbar, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office has decided to construct a new multi-storey steel structure at Teku for its main office.

KATHMANDU, July 18: A meeting of the ruling coalition on Sunday decided to block Parliament from holding discussions on the no-confidence motion registered against the prime minister until it first discusses the three remaining bills related to the budget, which were included in House business last Wednesday.

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), June 26: The Narayangadh-Muglin road stretch has been disrupted again following multiple landslides at 3 am this morning.

RAUTAHAT, June 18: Farmers from Rautahat blocked the East-West Highway on Saturday demanding payment of sugarcane.