NGHE AN, Vietnam, Nov 27 : With tears in their eyes and white roses in their hands, friends and relatives of the 39 Vietnamese people who were found dead in the back of a British truck last month sobbed as the first bodies to be repatriated arrived in rural Vietnam on Wednesday.
NGHE AN, Vietnam, Oct 26: Most of the 39 people found dead in the back of a truck near London were likely from Vietnam, a community leader from the rural, rice-growing community where many of the victims are believed to have come from said on Saturday.
TAPLEJUNG, Mar 1: A salvage team led by Major Chiranjivi Chaulagain of the Nepal Army had to spend a cold Wednesday night near the site of the helicopter crash as they were still trying to retrieve three of the bodies when darkness fell.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Although the government formally transferred power of various 18 district bodies following the implementation of federalism to local units from Tuesday, local units have complained that they are still not ready to provide the services of the district bodies due to shortage of manpower and resources.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Various human rights and governance bodies have urged the government to take measures immediately to save the life Dr Govinda KC, who is on a hunger strike demanding reforms in the medical education sector.Dr KC, senior orthopedic surgeon and professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM), started 15th fast-unto-death in Jumla from June 30, demanding passage of the to replace the National Medical Education Ordinance.
KATHMANDU, June 30: Various public sector bodies are continuing to occupy the Khula Manch space, threatening the very existence of the historic grounds with open air theatre for public gatherings in the nation’s capital.
KHOTANG, June 30: The dead bodies of two of the passengers killed in Friday's jeep accident in Solukhumbu are still to be handed over to their families as they could not be transported to their villages by helicopter due to bad weather.
KATHMANDU, June 26: Two government bodies have blamed each other for not publicizing the names of drinking water companies which supplied water contaminated with E-coli, a harmful bacteria found in human excreta.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 20: Even the government authorities lack the exact details of the reconstruction of quake-damaged houses in Sindhupalchowk, the worst-hit district by the catastrophic earthquake of 2015.
KATHMANDU, June 3: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has issued a fresh directive to all district authorities to take necessary legal action against those contractors who have either failed to complete development projects on time or have done substandard work.
DHANGADHI, June 1: Kailari Rural Municipality of Dhangadi has introduced its own code of conduct for meetings of elected people's representatives. They have introduced rules that demand respect for the rural municipality's chairperson akin to the respect shown to the Speaker in parliament. The code of conduct requires other elected representatives to stand up in the honor of the chairperson as he enters the meeting hall and restricts them from leaving the meeting room before the chairperson.
KATHMANDU, May 15: Although the performance of local bodies since their election last year has remained dismal, they should be given more time, say experts.With the local polls, the local bodies, which had been running without elected people's representatives for 15 years, finally got their own officials in line with the new federal setup, raising hopes of local development among the general public.
KATHMANDU, May 5: Student unions protesting against the 'illegal' hike in tuition fees by private schools staged demonstration by blowing whistles in front of the offices of local body chiefs and deputy chiefs on Friday. The unions demand, among other things, revocation of the hiked fees.
KATHMANDU, April 12: A process of transferring power, property and documents of the district bodies that have become irrelevant with the implementation of federalism to respective municipalities and village councils has formally begun from Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, March 20: The federal government is now mulling to stop fiscal transfers to local levels in lump sum in the next fiscal year to cope with the crunch of spendable amount in the government treasury.
KATHMANDU, March 19: Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Sher Bahadur Tamang, has directed all government ministries and bodies to prepare the draft laws and submit them to the ministry within 15 days.
DHANGADHI, March 16: Referring to the recent gun attack on Mayor Mamata Prasad Chaudhary of Ghodaghodi Municipality in Kailali district, Province 7 Chief Minister Trilochan Bhatta has instructed the security bodies to be on alert to maintain security in the province.
KATHMANDU, Feb 27: Many local bodies across the country are still to recruit Information Technology (IT) officers even though it has already been three months since the government directed them to hire technical hands.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Reluctance of government agencies to pursue the case of tax evasion against nine outlets of 'branded' goods in Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, has been putting off the case from being closed.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC)’s acting president Kishore Bahadur Singh has appealed the associated sports governing bodies to co-operate with the NOC as it is recognized by the Supreme Court (SC) as Nepal’s legitimate Olympic body.
DHANGADI, Nov 15: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the chiefs of security bodies to create environment conducive for conducting the elections in a free and impartial atmosphere and without any sense of fear.
NEPALGUNJ, Nov 14 : Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has stressed that the security bodies be extra vigilant henceforth to prevent attacks on the election candidates from repeating, saying the incidents of attacks on candidates comprise a serious lapse on their part.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Concerned over the electioneering extravaganza and massive involvement of money, the Election Commission (EC) has urged corruption oversight bodies to keep close taps on campaign finances so that transparency could be maintained in campaign expenditures.
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Chief Election Commissioner Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has urged the concerned government bodies to monitor the excessive spending by the parties and their candidates in the election campaigning. The election of the House of Representatives and Provincial parliament is being held soon.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has requested rural municipalities and municipalities to stop levying fee on foreign tourists for entering their respective areas.
IOWA, Oct 31: Just after Thanksgiving Day in 1983, James Downey dropped off his older brother, John, at a Houston bus station, then quickly turned away so neither the police nor a motorcycle gang affiliated with his brother could later demand details about where the bus was headed.
CHITWAN, Oct 23: Bodies of siblings Chandraman Shrestha and Raj Kumar Shrestha from Butwal Sub metropolis-15, Rupandehi who had gone missing in course of taking bath at Devghatdham, the confluence of Narayani and Kaligandaki rivers last Thursday, have been retrieved.
ILAM, Aug 4: Much to the delight of the people, the government recently conducted local level elections in two phases in six out of seven provinces of the country. While Province 2 is yet to witness election, people elsewhere have already got their chosen representatives. But the office bearers in Ilam are quite tensed. They are facing enough hassles both due to the lack of polices and infrastructures. This has greatly affected their performance, they lament.
PALPA, Aug 1: The local body offices are yet to get staff though it has already been a month since the local polls were held in Palpa. The District Treasury Controller Office had already sent the required budget to the local bodies including the salaries and allowance of the local body staff on July 2.
PHALEBASH(PARBAT), July 31: The mortal remains of a couple who committed suicide by jumping off the country's highest suspension bridge awaits identification by relatives at the Parbat District Hospital.
KATHMANDU, July 23: In a program organized by the Federation of Community Forest Users, Nepal in the capital on Saturday, stakeholders of various governmental and non-governmental organizations urged the government to form a local body for the management of community forests.
KATHMANDU, July 11: Ten municipalities in the Kathmandu Valley have expressed commitment to help in implementation of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Project which is in the last leg of project development agreement (PDA) negotiations.