TIA closed for PM Dahal's return home

January 21, 2024 08:58 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Tribhuvan International Airport has been temporarily closed in anticipation of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal's return to Nepal. Prime Minister Dahal, who is arriving in Kathmandu from Doha, is causing a brief halt in the airport's operations, with landings being suspended for half an hour to accommodate his arrival.

KHAJURA (Banke), Jan 18: The institutional and community schools at Nepalgunj have been closed for three days in the wake of increasing cold.

SIRAHA, Jan 11: Teaching and learning activities have been affected due to the cold that has been increasing for the past few days. As a result, community schools in Siraha have started announcing the closure.

MAKAWANPUR, Jan 5: The Bhimphedi-Dakshinkali road linking Hetauda, the capital of Bagmati Province, to the federal capital Kathmandu, has been closed for vehicular traffic from today.

Eiffel Tower closes as staff go on strike

December 28, 2023 08:29 am

PARIS, Dec 28: The Eiffel Tower, one of the world's prime tourist attractions, was closed Wednesday after staff went on strike, the tower's operator said.

CHITWAN, Dec 23: The Narayangadh-Muglin road section will be closed for traffic for four hours a day starting today in order to allow work on chopping off a cliff to build a bridge over the Tuin River. The road will be closed from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

CHITWAN, Dec 17: Vehicular traffic on the Narayanghat-Mugling road section will be closed for four hours daily from December 23. The road will remain closed to chop off a hill on the roadside to build a bridge over the Tuin River along the road.

PARBAT, Sept 10: The Mission Hospital here has remained closed for around two decades. Established in 2050 BS at Paiyu Rural Municipality-4 in the district with the aim of providing health services to the people of rural areas in the district in particular, the health facility was closed citing insecurity during the Maoist insurgency, it has been said.

PHUNGLING, Aug 27: The Tiptala transit at Olangchung Gola in Taplejung district has remained closed for the past four years, affecting the local people in many ways ranging from halting the trade between the local people and neighboring China and limiting their mobility.

MYAGDI, Aug 12: The Beni-Jomsom-Korala section of the Kaligandaki Corridor Highway is to be fully closed for vehicular traffic for five days. This decision has been taken to stop the landslide at Baisari, Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality-2 in Myagdi district.

LAMJUNG, July 13: The Besisahar-Chame road – the only road section linking hilly Lamjung district and mountainous Manang district – is to remain closed for two days from today.

KATHMANDU, May 25: The Line Ministry Budget Information System (LMBIS) has been closed during the preparation of the budget for the upcoming financial year 2023/24.

NEPALGUNJ, May 1: The Jamunaha transit point along the Nepal-India border here will be closed for two days.  The border is being sealed in view of the Nagar Panchayat municipal elections in Bahraich District of India which adjoins Nepal’s Banke district. The election is taking place on May 4.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The road section from Muglin to Madi River in Tanahun will be completely closed on the day of the by-election tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, April 2: The two short distance roads to enter Kathmandu from Hetauda via Kulekhani will be closed for upgrading. Chitlang-Chandragiri-Thankot road and Kulekhani-Sisneri-Chaimale-Dakshinkali road section is also closed for upgrading.

CHITWAN, Feb 16: The Narayangadh-Mugling road section will remain closed for vehicular traffic during the afternoon for another 15 days. The road section is being shut in order to carry out expansion work for construction of bridges along the way.

MYAGDI, Feb 11: The Beni-Galeshwar road, which is part of the Beni-Jomsom-Korla road section connecting India and China, will be closed for six and a half hours daily.

CHITWAN, Jan 18: As the construction of the Narayanghat-Mugling road is incomplete, the road is said to be closed for one more month for the continuation of construction work. From December 20, for 30 days, from 11 AM to 3PM, the road was closed and the work was carried on. From January 19, the road will be closed for 30 more days from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM.

Crusher plants in Dang shut down

January 15, 2023 11:45 am

TULSHIPUR, Jan 15: The crusher plants have been shut down in Dang as the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered the immediate closure of illegal crushers operating against the norms. On January 4, the ministry issued an instruction and on January 5, the District Administration Office, Dang, issued a public notice and instructed to close all the crusher plants in the district.

CHITWAN, Dec 20: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section will be closed for four hours a day starting from Tuesday. Vehicular movement will be halted from 11 am to 3 pm every day for a month to construct bridges on the road section.

GORKHA, Oct 3: The Manakamana Cable Car, which leads to Manakamana Temple, a famous Gorkha religious site, will be closed for two days.

KALIKOT, August 23: Karnali highway has been closed for 36 hours. Two concrete bridges built along the highway have been closed to check their load bearing capacity.

LAMJUNG, August 7: The Dumre-Besisahar and Besisahar-Chame roads have been blocked since last night due to landslides triggered by incessant rainfall.

LAMJUNG, July 6: The 65-km long Besisahar-Chame road will remain closed for a week.

KATHMANDU, May 13: The courts across the country, including the Supreme Court, will be closed till May 16 due to the local level elections.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The Company Registrar's Office has closed all its services except for essential ones from today.

MYAGDI, April 16: Beni-Maldhunga road would remain closed for five hours daily from today.

Air service in Baitadi closed for month

February 3, 2022 13:00 pm

BAITADI, Feb 3: The air service is closed for a month in Baitadi. Although the Baitadi-Dhangadhi flight started on December 31, it remains suspended since then. Summit Air operated the weekly flight on each Friday.

Central Zoo closed for a week

January 24, 2022 11:09 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Central Zoo in Jawalakhel has been closed for a week due to the increasing risk of COVID-19.

The government has decided to close the business related to the entertainment and recreational sector till January 29, citing the increased risk of COVID infection.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Manakamana cable care service has been closed for two days owing to the Dashain vacation.

DOLPA, April 29: The district administration in Dolpa has decided to shut schools after a worker of the Jufal Airport tested positive for the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, April 23: According to the Bagmati Province Transport Infrastructure Directorate, Hetauda, the roadway connecting the Sisneri-Dakshinkali-Kathmandu on the Bhimphedi-Kulekhani road section of Makwanpur has been closed to vehicles from Kathmandu to Hetauda since this morning.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The Pashupatinath Temple has been closed for devotees until further notice starting Friday following a sharp rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, April 21: The renowned Manakamana, Gorakhnath and Gorkhkali temples will remain closed from Wednesday until the end of the Nepali month of Baisakh (mid-May). The District Administration Office, Gorkha, has announced that all monasteries, temples, churches, and mosques in the district will be closed till mid-May.

MYAGDI, March 31: The Beni-Jomsom road, which connects the Himalayan district Mustang with the national highway, will remain closed till Thursday.

Pathivara Temple closed for devotees

October 18, 2020 11:49 am

TAPLEJUNG, Oct 18: Pathivara Temple, one of the famous Hindu shrines in eastern Nepal, has been closed for visitors.

In the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theater chain in the U.S. is temporarily shuttering its locations Thursday due to a lack of blockbusters on the calendar and major domestic markets like New York remaining closed.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The government has decided to continue to close the country’s international borders until August 16 even though it decided to lift the ongoing lockdown from Tuesday midnight, nearly four months after it was enforced to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease(COVID-19).

DHANGADHI, March 17: Nepal-India friendship bus service being operated from Dhangadhi to New Delhi, India, has been closed down as part of the preparedness to a global pandemic, coronavirus.

MELAMCHI, July 27: The road leading to Charikot of Dolakha from Khadichaur of Sindhupalchowk is to be closed for three days for renovation and maintenance.

Upper Dolpa schools closed for six months

November 24, 2018 17:00 pm

DOLPA, Nov 24: The schools in the northern region of Dolpa district have closed for six months with the increase in cold.

JUMLA, Nov 13: Schools in Jumla had announced holiday only till Dashain. However, schools here have not opened even after Tihar. This has left students with no option but to stay at home idle.

JUMLA, Nov 1: Janasari Gharti of Thabang had been undergoing treatment since two weeks at the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) in Jumla for lungs-related ailment.

RASUWA, July 29: Rasuwagadhi border point, the only trade route connecting Nepal to China, has been shut down after a flood in Ghatkhola of Gosaikunda Village Municaplity-2 damaged the bridge there.

KATHMANDU, July 24: As announced earlier in May, India has decided to wind up “unauthorized” camp office in Biratnagar with effect from August 1. This comes after years-long refusal of Indian Embassy in Kathmandu to comply with repeated diplomatic correspondence from Nepali authorities to shut down the office.

DOPLA, July 22: A case of mass hysteria reportedly broke loose in Tripura Sundari Municipality-1 of Dolpa district, causing a school to shut down for two days.

PARSA, June 12: All community and institutional schools at four local-level in Parsa district have been shut from today after students started suffering from different diseases due to scorching heat.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: Janaki Medical College has remained closed since a month after the employees started protests demanding their salary for the last 14 months.

Palpa-Butwal road closed

June 2, 2018 13:48 pm

PALPA, June 2: The Palpa-Butwal section of the Siddhartha highway has been closed.