KABUL, July 31: A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country’s east, setting off gunbattles with Afghan troops, officials said.
KATHMANDU, July 12: Paddy transplantation in eastern tarai districts is lower this season compared to other parts of the country. According to the report, paddy transplantation has been done on 30,625 hectares of land in Jhapa, 13,200 hectares in Morang, 11,000 hectares in Sunsari, 8,100 hectares in Saptari and 10,145 hectares in Siraha so far.
TEHRAN, April 15: The US army set up a new military base in the oil-rich region in Eastern Deir Ezzur and dispatched more equipment to areas near the Syrian Army's defense lines in spite of Washington's claims of imminent pullout from the war-hit country, a militant-affiliated website reported on Sunday.
ILAM, March 16: Two years ago, Ganesh Gurung of Mabu village in Ilam district purchased a second-hand Land Rover for Rs 800,000. He operated the vehicle as public transport on the Majhuwa-Ilam road section. So far, he said he has managed to earn Rs 300,000 from the vehicle.
PANCHTHAR, Mar 5: Infrastructure development projects run by UNNATI-Inclusive Growth Program, a Nepal-Denmark development cooperation, in seven hilly districts of Province 1 are progressing at a very slow pace.
The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted in favor of a ceasefire resolution for Syria on Saturday, but the bombing of the Eastern Ghouta suburb near Damascus continued, with at least 24 more deaths after the resolution was passed.
GENEVA, Feb 26: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for warring sides to implement a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, in line with an appeal by major powers at the weekend.
DHANGADHI, Feb 24: An inspiring performance from national women’s team captain Rubina Chhetri helped Eastern Region secure a semifinal place as it registered a 98-run win over Mid-western Region in the ongoing Prime Minister Cup Women’s Cricket Tournament on Friday. The last four lineup has been completed as Central Region beat Far-western Region by 12 runs on the same day.
ITAHARI, Dec 21: Local residents living nearby Eastern Regional Jail (ERJ), Jhumka often stage protests venting their ire against the polluted water and waste released from the jail. Two weeks ago, locals had staged demonstrations urging the concerned authorities for proper management of garbage and sewage.
RUKUM, Nov 3: Roads, bridges and hospitals are secondary for them. What they desperately wait for is drinking water. For the locals of eastern part of Rukum district, the candidate who can assure them of easy access to drinking water will win in the upcoming provincial and federal elections.
KATHMANDU, September 11: Sandeep Lamichhane registered best bowling figures of his career on route to decimating Thailand in the Group-A opening match of the Asian Cricket Council U19 Eastern Region championships at the Club Aman cricket ground in Malaysia on Monday.
You may be using familiar meats, vegetables, and starches but the taste of your kitchen has the potential of being completely different on any given day. It is indeed surprising what you can do with the same old spices and condiments. As we have learnt all it takes is a little twist in the techniques and a will to try on new recipes. So this time around, The Week is bringing to you some flavors from the Middle East. Jeetendra Rawal, chef at Privé by Level 3, helps introduce as well as break down the essentials for the cuisine.
ILAM, August 26: The ongoing Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling of India has triggered inflation in the Nepali markets in the eastern region bordering India. The rate of everyday necessities such as rice, pulses and oil has soared up, locals informed. Indian consumers have been carrying goods from the Nepali markets. There is general strike in Darjeeling for the last 72 days.
BIRATNAGAR, ITAHARI, JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.
JHAPA, Aug 12: Floods and landslides triggered by excessive rain claimed 20 lives in the eastern districts of the country on Friday and Saturday. As of Saturday evening, eight deaths have been reported from Sunsari, four from Morang, four from Sindhuli, two from Jhapa and one each from Tehrathum and Panchthar districts.
ILAM, July 14: Ethnicity-based fringe parties, which have their stronghold in the eastern hill districts, have lost their election deposits in their own bastion after failing to secure even 10% of the votes in the elections. Such an election result was unexpected as popularity of such parties has been on the rise in the region of late.
ILAM, July 12: Ethnicity-based fringe parties, which have their stronghold in the eastern hill districts, have lost their election deposits in their own bastion after failing to secure even 10% of the votes in the elections.
WARSAW, Poland, July 10: Authorities in eastern Poland say that a second World War II bomb has been found during road works, a day after thousands of people were temporarily evacuated to allow for the removal of the first bomb.
ILAM, July 6: A few days before the second phase of local polls, Nepali Congress' (NC) Ilam district Secretary Khagendra Dewan claimed that his party would sweep all ten local units of the district. His prediction didn't materialize as the result was exactly the opposite of what they were expecting.
ILAM, June 24: Identity politics that held sway in nine hill districts in the eastern part of the country at the time of the first Constituent Assembly (CA) elections in 2008 has now largely faded away.
BEIRUT, May 26: A fresh wave of airstrikes in eastern Syria killed at least 35 civilians including women and children, state media and an observer group reported Friday, and the U.N. human rights chief said civilians are increasingly paying the price of escalating attacks against the Islamic State group in the country.
ITAHARI, March 3: Eastern Region and Western Region have made winning starts to the Prime Minister Cup Women's National T20 Cricket Tournament defeating Central Region and Mid-Western Region respectively in the opening day of the competition on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Departmental team Armed Police Club (APF) and Eastern Region have fixed the final clash of women's T20 cricket tournament under the Seventh National Games winning their respective semifinal matches played at the DVM School ground in Itahari on Monday.