Pearl Jam is postponing the North American leg of its Gigaton world tour because of concerns over the new coronavirus, the band announced Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The Nepal Army has shown concern over the delayed detailed project report (DPR) of the fast track linking the Kathmandu Valley to Tarai/Madhes.

Amid a backdrop of rising populism and economic and social instability, the 2019 edition of the Reuters Institute Digital News Report was published this week.

Aren’t they worth it?

June 10, 2019 12:00 pm

After 10 hours of tiring bus ride from the capital city to Dhap, I could finally afford to rest my head against the cozy seat of bolero. The dark gloomy clouds hovering above us, racing with the same pace of our vehicle kind of frightened me

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC) has expressed serious concern over the recent bomb attacks targeting Ncell office and telecommunication towers across the country including one in Lalitpur which killed one person and injured two others.

KATHMANDU, July 26: As the government comes up with a slew of measures including declaration of various areas in the capital city as prohibited zones, there are growing concerns within civil society that they are bent on curbing civic space — something very vital in a healthy democracy.

RUPANDEHI, July 10: The number of patients suffering from Visceral Leishmaniasis, locally known as Kala-azar, has increased at an alarming rate in Province 5, according to the details of Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal and Mission Hospital, Palpa.

Concern over tiger conservation

July 1, 2018 15:55 pm

BARDIYA, July 1: The stakeholders participating in an interaction program on the conservation of tiger at Gulariya in Bardia today expressed their serious concern over the conservation of tigers in the country.

KATHMANDU, June 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has expressed his concern over the progress of Kathmandu-Tarai/ Madhes Expressway.

India should examine the relevance of some assumptions of ‘Nehru doctrine’ and build a new paradigm of shared concern and shared prosperity with Nepal

DANG, April 10: On Sunday, the provincial government of Province 5 unveiled its plans and policies in which it focused mostly on the development agricultural and industrial sector as the basis economic development.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the improvement of situation at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is an urgent concern for the government, and his immediate focus would be to see reduction of air traffic congestion and management of traffic flow at the airport.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Finance Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said that increasing import of edible products that could have been produced in Nepal has been a matter of concern for the country.

Security concern

March 25, 2018 01:30 am

PM should appoint an independent National Security Advisor capable of supporting security elements

Local concern

February 6, 2018 08:26 am

The federal government’s focus has to be in strengthening the local units and not weakening their constitutional rights under any pretext. The local units must be provided with adequate infrastructures and needed human resources to run the system.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Photo Journalist Club Nepal has urged Presidential Office to make the environment to cover the photos of programs in office of President.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged CPN     (Maoist Center) chairman Puspa Kamal Dahal to request the President to endorse the National Assembly Election Ordinance. Deuba expressed his views in a meeting with Dahal at the Office of the Prime Minister in Baluwatar today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her concerns over growing trade deficit in the nation.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has said the Election Commission has totally focused on the elections taking place in 32 districts on coming November 26.

Pedestrian safety: a major concern

November 13, 2017 08:57 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Road safety continues to remain a major concern in Nepal, where hundreds of people lose their lives, and many others are injured every year.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) expressed its serious concern over the defamation lawsuit filed against Nagarik daily at Kathmandu District Court saying that it was intended to silence a daily newspaper in Kathmandu.

Principal concern

August 23, 2017 00:30 am

Lack of funds greatly hampers our public primary schools, making the quality of education they deliver great suspect.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Five years ago, twelve years old Rina Dahal (name changed) of Dhading ran away from home and came to Kathmandu along with her friends. Though she used to work in a Thamel-based restaurant, she didn't earn enough to pay the rent of her room. This ultimately pushed her to the street life. The ill-treatment of the hotel owner and other staffs compelled her to quit her job.

Prime concern

July 25, 2017 02:00 am

Road repair works

KATHMANDU, July 21: The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has removed Nepal from its Significant Safety Concern (SSC) list.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Members of a panel formed to work on reforms in the medical education sector have raised serious concerns over the fees charged by private medical colleges for MD/MS courses.

No matter the cause of the diplomatic-earthquake that has struck Qatar, the aftershocks can be felt all the way in Nepal. Of particular concern are the approximately twenty-thousand Nepali migrant workers currently in Qatar employed in various sectors, ranging from agriculture to industry.

No small concern

March 27, 2017 00:25 am

Some Chinese scholars openly claim that Nepal’s strategic location provides an advantage to China

KATHMANDU, March 13: Patriotic People’s Republican Front of Nepal (PPRFN) has expressed its deep concern over country’s deteriorating situation evidenced by the recent political incidents that occurred in Saptari and Kanchanpur.

MICHIGAN, March 9: WikiLeaks documents showing the US Central Intelligence Agency considered a “mission” against connected car technology underscores auto industry concern that the science behind the next generation of vehicles could be turned against them.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: A majority of lawmakers speaking in the 'special hour' in the meeting of the Legislature-Parliament today slammed the report of the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission (LBRC) saying it was impractical and unscientific.

JAJARKOT, Oct 14: One thing that hurts elderly Sher Bahadur Khatri of Khagenkot VDC-6 here is the gradual decline of traditional folk culture and practices during the Dashain festivities in the district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Britain-Nepal Academic Council (BNAC) and more than 90 academics working in the field of social science have expressed their deep concerns over the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority's (CIAA's) action to ask the Social Welfare Council to investigate against Social Science Baha.

KATHMANDU, Nepal,  Sept 26:  A prominent local journalist who helped organize a gathering in Nepal of investigative reporters from throughout Asia was notably absent from the event, exiled to avoid possible arrest.

Capital concern

September 13, 2016 00:15 am

Our agriculture is still by and large subsistence-based. Farmers have limited access to improved seeds, technology and markets

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Political leaders from different parties express 'serious concern' when people lose their lives in road accidents. But people hardly believe that they are serious enough to reform the transport sector.

LONDON, Aug 23: Business activity across the 19-country eurozone grew at a steady but subdued pace in August as the region continued to show little concern about the impact of a British exit from the European Union.

KATHMANDU, July 31: At the deadline given by President Bidya Devi Bhandrai to form a consensus government is expiring on Sunday, the President held consultations with top leaders of major three parties today.