BHADRAPUR, July 25: Hundreds of local farmers in Jhapa district involved in black pepper plantation are concerned as their produces go unsold due to the dominance of imported black pepper in the local markets.
QUITO, July 24: The defense of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is residing in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, is concerned about the Ecuadorian authorities' silence regarding his future, Assange's lawyer Carlos Poveda told Sputnik.
JUMLA, July 9: Health condition of Dr. Govinda KC, who is on his 10th day in his fifteenth fast-unto-death hunger strike, is deteriorating, according to Dr. Prabin Giri. KC’s immunity is decreasing while his heart beat is increasing rapidly. “At the moment, he cannot stand up to walk to the toilet.”
GENEVA, June 19: The United Nations refugee agency is very concerned over the United States separating children of asylum seekers from their families, and has raised the issue with Washington, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The All Nepal Football Players’ Association has expressed serious concern over the ongoing irregularities in Nepali football particularly by the postponement of General Assembly and election of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).
KATHMANDU, April 5: Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has said that its attention has been drawn at the recent bomb blast at the construction site of Kalika Construction in Sindhuli district on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Independent Power Producers’ Association Nepal (IPPAN) has asked the local government units not to impose any new tax on the hydropower projects before the government formulated clear laws of taxation on this sector in the federal setup.
MUGU, Nov 26: Just a day before the first phase of parliamentary and provincial elections, the District Election Office of Mugu has expressed concern that some of the ballot boxes in the polling centers of the district are still exposed to the risk of being captured.
KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Concerned over the series of poll violence incidents during the ongoing campaigning for parliamentary and provincial assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) has called a high-level meeting of security agency chiefs and senior government officials for Sunday. The meeting will discuss how to meet security challenges and ensure that the elections are free of fear, according to senior election officials.
KATHMANDU, September 8: The National Muslim Struggle Alliance (NMSA), Kathmandu has expressed its serious concern over “continuous news of genocides, atrocities, and killing” of Muslim people in Myanmar.
KATHMANDU, August 19: Fiscal federalism experts have raised concerns over the two bills related to formation of a national natural resources and fiscal commission and distribution of sources of revenues to the central, state and local levels, stating that they have taken a centralized approach that may lead to concentration of resources at the central level.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Mahendra Yadav has issued a directive to the officials in the Ministry to ensure clean drinking water in the flood-affected areas in different parts of the country.
KATHMANDU, August 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed the chiefs of the concerned bodies to take the initiative in addresssing the demands set forth by Dr Govinda KC who has been on hunger strike for the last nineteen days.
KATHMANDU, August 9: Human Rights Alliance has demanded action against those responsible for the death of children drowned in ditches in different parts of the country.
Issuing a press statement on Tuesday, the alliance urged the government to punish the contractors as soon as possible. Besides that, the alliance has also urged the government to ensure compensation to the victims' families.
KATHMANDU, August 7: Failure of concerned ministers for Education and Health to be present in today's meeting held by the Social Welfare and Human Rights Committee today to discuss the issues related to Dr Govinda KC has further delayed the possibility of addressing Dr KC's demands.
KATHMANDU, August 4: Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has shown concerns over Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka's intimidation against Nagarik Daily journalist Dilip Paudel.
JHAPA, June 6: Voting is regarded as a secret process however in case of visually-impaired in Nepal, it has been hardly so. With the second round of local elections just around the corner, many such voters in Jhapa are worried about the violation of their privacy.
JHAPA, May 27: In the second Constituent Assembly election, nearly eight percent of the total votes were found invalid in Jhapa. Analysts had then condemned the lack of adequate education for voters. Now, with just 19 days left for the second phase of local elections, which will take place in several parts of the country including in Jhapa, locals are worried over the 'complex' voting process. Voters' education, which is a very essential part of elections, has not been given much attention, they complain.
KATHMANDU, May 6: The Election Commission (EC) has asked joint Mayoral candidate of Federal Socialist Forum-Nepal and Naya Shakti Party-Nepal at Mahalaxmi Municipality, Lalitpur, Janak Thapa, to furnish clarification within 24 hours for organizing motorcycle rally against EC-enforced election code of conduct.
KATHMANDU, April 29: Key international donors and the diplomatic community have expressed their displeasure over the Election Commission (EC)'s refusal to allow international poll observing groups to monitor the May 14 local elections.
KATHMANDU, April 21: Deputy Prime Minister Bimilendra Nidhi has instructed the concerned government bodies to make all arrangement for preempting human loss by clearing the blocked confluence of Arun rive and Barun river with great caution.
KATHMANDU, April 20: A delegation of Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) on Wednesday met the acting governor of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), Chintamani Shiwakoti, and expressed its concern over recent rise on bank lending rates.
KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The National Human Rights Commission has expressed serious concerns over the ongoing fast-unto-death by Bikash Tiwari, who wants overall reforms in the health sector and better management of Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital in Rajbiraj.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: 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, Aug 30: The Development Committee of the Legislature-Parliament today summoned the Chief of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and government secretaries to take stock of hurdles surfaced in carrying out post- earthquake reconstruction works.