KATHMANDU, July 12: Due to a spate of road deaths, mainly of motorcyclists, in accidents involving tippers, the government has decided to restrict tippers and other cargo vehicles to ply the Suryabinayak-Koteshwar section of the Arniko Highway during rush hours. The ban has been effected from Wednesday itself.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Many lanes and major roads in the capital get filled with water up to a foot high. Walking through the streets is irksome as there is a constant risk of stepping on puddles. Much of the roads are covered with mud and dirt, making roads extremely slippery and prone to accidents.
MOSCOW, June 14:Russian women should avoid sex with non-white foreign men during the football World Cup because they could become single mothers to mixed race children, a senior lawmaker in Moscow said on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 11: With just three days to go for the FIFA World Cup to start, the District Administration Office, Kathmandu on Monday issued a notice directing business firms, organizations, clubs and individuals to strictly follow rules while exhibiting football matches.
POKHARA, May 20: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration Lalbabu Pandit has said that the government employees should not be engaged in activities of trade union activities during office hours.
SOLUKHUMBU, May 18: In a bid to manage the waste materials dumped by climbers in the Everest region, the government has made it mandatory for each climber to collect and bring back with them at least eight kg of waste to the Everest Base Camp.
KATHMANDU, May 14: Pampha Bhusal, spokesperson of CPN (Maoist Center) was one of the many parliamentarians who questioned security arrangements and civic felicitation during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on May 11 and 12.
MUSTANG, May 13: Locals of Mustang offered a grand welcome to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visited Muktinath, a renowned shrine in the mountainous district, on Saturday morning. Modi has become the first Indian PM to visit Muktinath, a temple which is very much revered by Indian pilgrims.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Just two days before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Mustang, the district has been hit hard by heavy snowfall. Another mountainous district Manang is also experiencing thick snowfall.
BAJURA, April 6: Kirtichaur Secondary School based in Manakot of Gaumul Rural Municipality-5 in Bajura has presently 250 girl students. But those who have already entered monthly cycle miss schools at least five days in a month.
SURKHET, March 26: As the officials of various ministries of the provincial government seemed too busy using Facebook instead of development works, Karnali Province has announced to ban Facebook during the working hours from Tuesday onward.
KATHMANDU, March 11: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) and Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN), two Madhes-based parties in parliament, have hinted at supporting Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli as he seeks a vote of confidence in the House.
Feb 27: A study led by the Boston University School of Medicine has eased speculative fears after revealing no link between the number or duration of prenatal ultrasounds and a child’s later development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Metropolitan Police Range (MPR), Kathmandu has said that it is deploying 1,500 police personnel across the Kathmandu Valley in order to prevent any untoward incident during Holi.
KATHMANDU, Feb 20: At a time when global focus is shifting to the alarmingly high rates of newborn deaths, UNICEF on Tuesday launched Every Child ALIVE, a worldwide campaign to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns along with a new report on newborn mortality.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Seeking an order to government authorities not to infringe on the rights of the commoners during visits by very important persons (VIPs), a writ petition was filed at the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday.
KHOTANG, Jan 12: A month after the successful completion of the parliamentary and provincial elections, the promotional tools and materials used in the election campaigns are yet to be removed from public places in Khotang.
KHOTANG, Jan 11: A month after the successful completion of the parliamentary and provincial elections, the promotional tools and materials used in the election campaigns are yet to be removed from public places in Khotang.
KHOTANG, Jan 10: A month after the successful completion of the parliamentary and provincial elections, the promotional tools and materials used in the election campaigns are yet to be removed from public places in Khotang.
GULMI, Jan 4: A month ago, Gokarna Bista reached Resunga Municipality-6, Chekmi of Gulmi district as part of his election campaign. When asked about their problems, most locals lamented that they were suffering in lack of proper irrigation facility. Bista had promised that he would immediately go to Kathmandu after the elections and then solve their problem.
ACHHAM, Nov 24: Ramita Saud, 16, was excited when her family recently started constructing a toilet at their house. But a few days after the construction was complete, she had her monthly period and was barred from using the toilet for five days.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Election Commission (EC) has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Education (MoE) to arrange a four-day leave for schools and colleges across the country for the upcoming parliamentary polls.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The government has said it is ready to provide necessary health services at the polling booths in the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.