KABUL, Sept 6: The Taliban claimed victory on Monday over opposition forces in the Panjshir valley northeast of Kabul, declaring that it completed the Islamist group's takeover of Afghanistan and promising to announce a new government soon.
“It is strange why the number of tests is decreasing as the cases decrease. Instead, the government must conduct as many tests as possible while the cases are decreasing to detect every last case and reduce the rate of transmission.”
The WHO South-East Asia Region is entering a new phase in its pandemic response. In recent weeks the spread of COVID-19 in the Region has slowed, due in large part to the unprecedented physical distancing measures that countries implemented early and aggressively. Several Member States are now preparing to safely transition towards a “new normal” in which social and economic life can function amid low disease transmission. To do that successfully, countries must continue to be bold, decisive and mobilize the full power of their whole-of-government, whole-of-society approaches.
TEHRATHUM, Sept 20: Due to a steep rise in the number of stray dogs in district headquarters of Tehrathum, Myanglung Municipality on Wednesday initiated a campaign to provide free rabies vaccination and spaying of stray dogs.
MALEKHU, July 24:The Dhading Police have arrested 31 people for investigations into the recent incident that ended in the deaths of two people. They were presented before the District Court, Dhading today.
BANEPA, July 12: Green pest management treatment method introduced from China has been found effective in controlling Chinese citrus flies that have been destroying Junar -- a variety of sweet orange -- in Sindhuli among other parts of the country.
KATHMANDU, May 25: Speakers at a program on ‘Legal structure related to non government organizations in Nepal’ opined that rather than setting up measures to control NGOs, the government must regulate its activities.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Police have arrested as many as 14 transport enterpreneurs from Dharan and Itahari, Jhapa following Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa's direction to arrest the office bearers of the transport committees for disrupting vehicular movements.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.
KATHMANDU, April 3: Owing to the rising pollution in the Kathmandu Valley, the government has now taken initiatives to curb dust and smoke in the valley by forming a separate unit under the Ministry of Forest and Environment.
WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.
CHIWAN, March 15:The District Police Office Chitwan has started taking old motor vehicles under control. Till 11:00 am today, the district traffic has taken three two-decades-old vehicles (two trucks and one bus) under its control from Khairhani and Gondra.
FLORIDA, Feb 24: Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting that left 17 people dead last week, but some say they don't go far enough. Talia Rumsky is one of them.
FLORIDA, Feb 19: Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.
SOLUKHUMBU, Feb 16: A fire that caught a house of a resident at Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality-3 in Solukhumbu on Thursday noon swept through a nearby community forest, and it is going out of control, said the locals.
KATHMANDU, Jan 15: The Supreme Court on Sunday issued a mandamus in the name of government authorities to carry out development activities only by controlling dust pollution and managing garbage in the Kathmandu valley.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Irritated by the government's lackluster response to mitigate air pollution which is at an alarming level in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal Student Union (NSU) not only organized a sit-in in front of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City office but also handed over a bag of dust collected from the streets of the capital to Deputy Mayor Hari Prabha Khadgi as part of their symbolic protest.
CHARIKOT, Nov 25: Local administration took control of a vehicle of CPN-Maoist (center) Shyam Kumar Shrestha who was en route to Manthali of Ramechhap. Shrestha is the country’s no-portfolio state minister and candidate for the House of Representatives election.
LOS ANGELES, Oct 4: Singer Ariana Grande, whose concert in Manchester was interrupted by a suicide bomber in May, has pleaded for gun control following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert.
DHADING, Sept 12: As many as 31 passengers were injured when a bus en route to Nawalparasi from Kathmandu fell 100 metres below the road at Bishaltaar of Benighat Rorang rural municipality of Dhading this morning.
LOS ANGELES, Sept 11: Hollywood actor George Clooney opened up about his life with and after his newborn twins -- Alexander and Ella, both three months old, with human rights lawyer Amal. He is surprised that he has little control.
KATHMANDU, Sep 1: In the wake of the exposure of several corruption cases by media, lawmakers have registered a resolution motion in parliament, demanding action against the corrupt and strengthening the anti-corruption bodies.
KATHMANDU, August 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has provided 50 sets of wheel lock to the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) in a bid to support traffic police to put an end to haphazard parking of vehicles in the Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal is not new to flooding and other natural disasters that are brought about by annual monsoon. In fact, if we go down historical records there are instances of flooding almost every year in the tarai, and also mudslides and avalanches in the hills/mountains areas.