KATHMANDU, May 7: Though a huge statue of Manjushree, the ancient Buddhist saint, has been built in the Manjushree Park at Chobhar, Kirtipur Municipality, through local initiatives, confusions have surfaced over its operation due to a dispute between a local consumers' committee and the municipality over the authority to run the park.

Resolve the citizenship dispute

May 2, 2019 02:00 am

Citizenship has become one of the most debated issues of Nepali politics for nearly over five decades.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: A dispute has surfaced between the Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar and Secretary Gajendra Kumar Thakur over whether to assign ongoing Melamchi Drinking Water Project to the Italian CMC Company yet again.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Dec 17: The long-drawn-out dispute between the government and Italian contractor has surfaced after the former seized passports of the contractor involved in the main tunnel construction of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project, putting the fate of Malamchi project on hold.

Provincial Assembly candidate shot dead

November 25, 2018 07:25 am

KAPILVASTU, Nov 25: Dipendra Chaudhary, a youth leader and an independent candidate for the Provincial Assembly from Kapilvastu, was shot dead following a dispute with a local on Friday evening. Dipendra, 35,  of Sudhodhan Rural Municipality-4 was killed near his residence along the Lawani-Hathihawa road.

Police constable attacked

November 16, 2018 18:31 pm

LAMAHI, Nov 16: A Police Constable was attacked by khukuri in Dang on Friday.  Police Constable Chandra Prakash Oli, posted at Area Police Office, Khitalpur, was attacked when he had gone to settle the dispute between the two groups at Shantinagar rural municipality-2.

Curfew lifted in Krishnanagar

October 22, 2018 09:30 am

KAPILVASTU, Oct 22: The district administration in Kapilbastu has imposed a curfew since Sunday in Krishnanagar following a dispute and clash between two sides over the issue of the route for carrying the statue of the goddess Durga Bhawani for immersing it in the river.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The intra-party disputes which surfaced in the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) after senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal vented his ire against the poor performance of the government are likely to escalate further.

BRITISH COLUMBIA, June 3: Finance leaders of the closest U.S. allies vented anger over the Trump administration’s metal import tariffs on Saturday, ending a three-day meeting with a stern rebuke of Washington and setting up a heated fight at a G7 summit next week in Quebec.

ENGLAND, May 24: Former Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho and Lionel Messi are railing against their Barcelona team-mates when it comes to the Reds chances in the Champions League final against Real Madrid.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The government of Province-7 has urged the federal government to immediately resolve the border issues of Kanchanpur.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Deputy Mayor of Godawari Municipality Muna Adhikari has been injured after being thrashed by her husband over a minor dispute.

KANCHANPUR, April 29: The Nepal-India Joint Survey Team is to fix a dispute that emerged while installing electric barbed wire to ward off wild animals entering human settlement.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The CPN-UML and the Maoist Center converged to mark the establishment of Nepal Communist Party and birthday of Lenin at National Hall, Exhibition road.

KATHMANDU, April 17: CPN (UML) general secretary Ishwor Pokhrel has said the party and CPN (Maoist Center) which are in the process of unification have no debate over an idea of taking up 'sun' as the election symbol of 'united' party.

BARDIYA, April 26: Irregularities in valuation of land to be acquired for the Babai Irrigation Project have surfaced.

Escalating U.S.-China trade dispute

April 9, 2018 00:13 am

President Trump has said that the United States will consider slapping tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods, escalating a potentially damaging trade dispute with Beijing that began on January 22.

WASHINGTON, April 7: Unwilling to yield, President Donald Trump and China’s government escalated their trade clash Friday, with Beijing vowing to “counterattack with great strength” if Trump follows through on threats to impose tariffs on an additional $100 billion in Chinese goods.

NAGARKOT, Mar 28: The dispute of Changunarayan Community Forest, taking place for the past 22 years, has been settled after signing six-point agreement.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Efforts to conclude the proposed unification between CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center) have come to an abrupt halt with the two parties driving hard bargain to secure a good deal in the unified left party.

RAMECHHAP, March 20: A 25 years old woman of Khandadevi Rural Municipality-6 of Ramechhap has been accused of killing her two children on Sunday by setting them on fire.

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: A conflict has surfaced within the CPN (Maoist Center) over the nomination of ministers in Province 4, thereby failing to appoint a ministerial candidate.

JANAKPURDHAM, Feb 8: With local youths not ready to accept the use of Hindi  by political leaders of Province 2 during the first provincial assembly meeting  Tuesday,  tensions have worsened. Even though the leaders have defended their use of Hindi, stating that it is the easiest  language medium for connecting the diverse communities in Madhes, the locals are not buying that argument.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Ambassador of Pakistan Mazhar Javed speaking at a talk program in Kathmandu on Monday called for resolving the dispute on Jammu and Kashmir as per the wishes of the people there.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The National Sports Council (NSC) Member Secretary Keshav Kumar Bista on Monday claimed that the long-running dispute in Nepali cricket is likely to be resolved soon saying that their talks with the representatives of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has made significant progress following the ICC members arrival in Kathmandu on Saturday.

Juventus have reportedly identified Matteo Darmian as their ideal new full-back signing but cannot agree the terms of a deal with Manchester United.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The Supreme Court is to deliver its verdict on the case over the appointment of 80 judges in the high court on February 15.

TAPLEJUNG, Dec 28: A dispute between man and his wife prompted the former to burn their house to ashes at Sikaicha of Sirijangha rural municipality in the district on Wednesday, the locals said.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 25: Police have fired shots into the air to take the situation under control after two families people clashed with each other over land dispute in Garuda Municipality-8 in the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Acting on a writ petition, the Supreme Court on Friday directed the Election Commission (EC) and the returning officers to submit votes cast in the elections and other documents in relation to parliamentary elections in Sankhuwasabha.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: The formation of the government is likely to be delayed further as the dispute over ordinance concerning the formation of the National Assembly continues between the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and the left alliance comprising mainly of CPN-UML and the CPN (Maoist Center).

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: The process to endorse law on the formation of the National Assembly (NA) has been stalled in lack of consensus among the political parties.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30 : Tourism Secretary Maheshwar Neupane on Sunday said that he was hopeful that the issue of tax collection from tourists by local bodies would be resolved soon.

BARCELONA, Oct 3: Catalan separatists called for international mediation with the Spanish government as they pushed ahead Monday with plans to declare unilateral independence this week after a violent police crackdown scarred a disputed secession referendum.

MELBOURNE, August 3: Cricket Australia has proposed taking their pay dispute with the nation's elite players to arbitration if there is no resolution by early next week, chief executive James Sutherland said on Thursday.

LONDON, July 29: Charlie Gard, a British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental treatment, has died, local media said on Friday.

MELBOURNE, July 27: Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland wants an independent umpire appointed to arbitrate in the pay dispute with the players’ union if the long-running impasse isn’t resolved next week.

DUNAI (DOLPA), July 27: Locals vandalized health facility on Wednesday in a dispute on the center of Mudkechula rural municipality in Dolpa.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The delayed expansion of the cabinet has been deferred yet again following a dispute between Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and  rival leader Ram Chandra Paudel over the sharing of ministerial portfolios.

BHAKTAPUR, July 27: Dispute is looming large between two factions in the Bhaktapur chapter of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) of late.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Differing views among three ministries-- the ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development, Ministry of Education and Ministry of General Administration -- regarding the management of education service at the local-level and deputation of employees have made lawmakers worried.

Cartographer and scholar on border issues Buddhi Narayan Shrestha brings with him 27 years of experience working in the government’s Department of Survey and 21 years of experience in private land-surveying. Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal caught up with the veteran expert on Nepal’s borders to get his views on the current standoff over Doklam tri-junction between India, China and Bhutan. Are there similar tri-junctions between India, China and Nepal? If yes, how can Nepal forestall a Doklam-like situation?

KATHMANDU, July 16: Dispute regarding the proposed constitution amendment within the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) is likely to resolve as the both sides (protesting party and the establishment) have agreed to be flexible and solve the matter.

MUMBAI, July 14: Leading West Indies cricketers such as Chris Gayle and Sunil Narine could soon return to the national one-day international side as a long-running pay saga appears to be finally showing signs of reaching a conclusion.

SYDNEY, July 13: The chairman of Cricket Australia has heavily criticized the country’s top players for their stance in a long-running pay dispute, and accused their union of a “reckless strategy that can only damage the game.”

DHARAN, JULY 4: Vote count has been halted in Dharan Sub-metropolitan City since Monday midnight over vote miscalculation dispute.

MORANG, June 29: Vote counting has been halted in Urlabari Municipality over disputes related to ballot papers.

KATHMANDU, June 17: A day after the government postponed polls in Province 2, the agitating Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to continue with its protests. However, the decision has triggered serious internal disputes in the party.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Stakeholders have sought role of community for settling dispute related to natural resources at the local levels.

POKHARA, April 12: Top leaders of the Nepali Congress (NC) have stressed on the need for resolving the ongoing dispute over constitutional issues and bridging the widening gap between Madhes and the Hilly Region to make the upcoming local-level elections a success.