KATHMANDU, July 26: Most of the chief ministers of the provinces do not seem to be taking their jobs seriously. Instead of busying themselves with measures for implementing federalism and executing development work in their provinces, they have been found preoccupied either attending petty funtions or visiting Kathmandu, the federal capital.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Due to a spate of road deaths, mainly of motorcyclists, in accidents involving tippers, the government has decided to restrict tippers and other cargo vehicles to ply the Suryabinayak-Koteshwar section of the Arniko Highway during rush hours. The ban has been effected from Wednesday itself.

ACHHAM, July 11: The obligation of women to spend more time in fields and doing household works has deprived infants of rural Accham from having mother's milk.

DHADING, April 16: Farmers in Nalang of Dhading are busy plucking cherries from coffee tree in their farm.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Much-anticipated high-level talks between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) planned for Tuesday was postponed to Wednesday and then postponed again signaling possible delays in likelihood of a final deal on  left unification on the proposed date.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Those elected to top positions in the executive and legislative branches have come under flak for spending too much time  attending formal functions and accepting congratulations from well-wishers.

POKHARA, Feb 25: As it is a compulsion for the provincial assembly members to attend each meeting of the newly formed provincial assembly, many members have started searching for rented rooms and houses for accommodation.

POKHARA, Feb 24: As it is a compulsion for the provincial assembly members to attend each meetings of the newly formed provincial assembly, many members have started searching for rented rooms and houses for accommodation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: The CPN (Maoist Center) has said it is holding internal discussions to conclude the party unification with the CPN (UML).

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: While all top political leaders of Nepal queued to meet Indian External Affairs Minister, Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal caught attention.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The chance of the earthquake victims receiving the second installment of the reconstruction grant hangs in the balance due to the busy schedule of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.

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DAMAK, Jan 1: On Friday, Nagendra Bhandari, the ward chief of Gauradaha Municipality-1, Jhapa was not available at his workplace. Service seekers had to wait for a long time. However, Bhandari managed to arrive before they returned. He informed the locals that he had to spend the day resolving a domestic issue. In fact, that has been his regular routine for the last six months after getting elected in the local elections held last year.

With the election date for the House of Representatives and State Assemblies coming near, the candidates and cadres of Lalitpur constituency-1 are busy in poll publicity to win hearts of voters.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa is actively involved in his poll campaign in various areas of Kathmandu constituency-4 for the upcoming election of House of Representatives.

SINDHULI, Nov 5: These days, candidates of both left and right alliances have geared themselves up for spearheading their campaigns and finding out the best political agendas for wooing more voters to support them in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls scheduled for December 7.

JAJARKOT, Oct 30: Candidates contesting in the upcoming federal and provincial elections are busy making strategies for their poll campaigns in order to draw attention of more number of voters.

Prajapatis busy making clay lamps

October 19, 2017 04:00 am

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 19: The Prajapati community of Bhaktapur is busy making palcha or clay lamps for Tihar.

BHAKTAPUR, Oct 17: People of the Banmala community in Tathali of Bhaktapur are busy these days making garlands of globe amaranth, with the beginning of the Tihar festival.

TATHALI (BHAKTAPUR), Oct 12: Farmers of Banmala settlement in Tathali of Changu Narayan Municipality-9 are busy plucking Globe Amaranth flowers for the upcoming Tihar season.

Young mayor busy impressing voters

October 5, 2017 03:41 am

JANAKPUR, Oct 5: Immediately after the completion of the local level elections, the newly elected people's representatives have been engaged in preparations of the provincial and parliamentary elections scheduled for the second week of December in the tarai.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Dhanyantri Futsal and Busy Futsal registered two straight victories in the National Futsal League in separate matches on Friday.

MAHOTTARI, July 11:Local Development Officer (LDO) Yuwak Raj Paudel of Mahottari District Coordination Committee (DCC) has not attended his office since a week. Although in other days, service seekers and politicians used to fill his office, currently his office desk has gathered dust and the chair always remains empty.

GULMI, June 24: With just four days left before second phase local elections, political leaders and candidates are busy in canvassing voters. Candidates have intensified their door-to-door visits to request for votes.

PANCHTHAR, June 17: With the second phase of local elections approaching nearer, the leading politicians of Panchthar have very tight schedules these days as they are expected to attend almost all mass gatherings, meetings and other promotional programs conducted by their parties.

NEPALGUNJ, June 13: Leaders, cadres and candidates of political parties in Banke district are busy as bees these days canvassing voters in connection with the second-phase local level election scheduled for June 28.

MUGU, May 22: Gamgadi locals have no time to spare ever after the local level election is over now-a-days.

NUWAKOT, May 10: Ahead of Sunday's local polls, candidates of various political parties in Nuwakot are busy in door-to-door campaign to lure voters for securing victory in the elections.

SINDHULI, APRIL 9: As the election date inches closer, locals of Sindhuli are busy holding consolations on whom to elect to crucial posts of municipalities and rural municipalities.

KATHAMNDU, March 8: Hollywood actor Jet Li is busy meeting with Buddhist religious leaders. He met with Yagi Rimpochhe, a religious teacher at Sherchan monastery located in Bauddha, Kathmandu on Friday. During an hour-long meeting, they discussed Buddhism.

Stop glorification of being busy

November 22, 2016 23:15 pm

We all have that phase in our life when we are super busy. The weekdays pass so fast that the weekends are back again, making us feel like it was yesterday. This also happens when we plan our year in January with the list of things to be done throughout, and realize that we are already in the last quarter of the year, finishing only two things from the scroll.

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.