KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Minister for Federation Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has said the government was working untiringly to make civil administration more competent and accountable to the public.

TIKAPUR, July 30: Biplav Raj Shrestha, 23, of Vajani Municipality in Kailali is pursuing master's degree in engineering at a Hyderabad-based college in India.

KATHMANDU, July 24:Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada has spoken of the need of paying attention to the implementation of standards against money laundering.

SANKHUWASABHA, June 16: Attempts to rescue four missing people has been affected after continuous landslide at Nunkofyakisanda dam side of Arun III hydropower plant in Sankhuwasabha. Meanwhile, police have suspected two more to be missing.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) leader Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the government and party leadership should be concentrated on translating the slogan of development and prosperity as after a long effort party unification bid was materialized.

PAANCHTHAR, June 11: mLocal units of Panchthar have started conducting programs for creating awareness among the people regarding the conservation and protection of the endangered red panda.

KATHMANDU, June 11: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is honoring Nepal in recognition of its efforts to remove itself from the Significant Security Concern (SSC) list.

‘Some key issues remained unaddressed’

KATHMANDU, April 26: Prime Minister KP Oli has come down heavily on government officials for their failure to expedite the post-earthquake reconstruction even as individual initiatives have yielded impressive results.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli said there is no point talking about talking about trade deficit as the country does not have anything to sell in the international market.

RUKUM, March 17: After months of affair, Pavitra (name changed) of Sani Bheri Rural Municipality-2, Duli and Dinesh (name changed) of ward no 8 of the same rural municipality decided to turn their young love into marriage when they were still in grade eight. Promising to spend the rest of their lives together, they tied the knot on March 10.

KATHMANDU, March 8: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended her best wishes for gender equality, women rights and empowerment as well as for peace and prosperity to all sisters across the globe.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: At a time when wildlife conservationists worldwide are expressing serious concerns over the declining habitats of tiger population, Nepal's Chitwan National Park (CNP) has been lauded for its exemplary efforts in conservation of the big cats.

NUWAKOT, Feb 28: The Minimum Wage Fixing Committee has been making preparation to increase the minimum wage of working journalists.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Participants in an international conference going on in Kathmandu pointed out the yawning resource gap in the area of women, peace and security issues across the world.

JAJARKOT, Jan 12: Health workers have launched an intense health campaign and awareness programs to contain the viral outbreak in Jajarkot district that has already claimed 12 lives.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: CPN (Maoist Center) chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that intensive efforts are on for the unification between the CPN (Maoist Center) and the CPN-UML before the new government is formed.

SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7:  Nepal has supported Spain's efforts to ensure territorial integrity of the country in the aftermath of Catalonia declaring independence following a controversial referendum. Issuing a press statement on Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said Nepal opposes any attempt to the secession of the country.

KHOTANG, Nov 3: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.

KHOTANG, Nov 2: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.

KHOTANG, Nov 1: The recently forged electoral alliance between CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) has elated a lot of leaders in Khotang but some cadres in both sides are still holding grudges. Some of those unimpressed by the decision say that it is really hard for them to cast votes for the party which was once their rival.

KATHMANDU, Oct 9: CPN (Maoist Center) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said communist parties in Nepal were on the path towards unification for what he said socio-economic development of the nation by establishing a new political culture.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The ruling Nepali Congress's efforts to forge an alliance among right-wing forces saw signs of progress Wednesday with some smaller parties expressing readiness to be part of the proposed "democratic alliance".

PUERTO RICO, Sept 29: The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people.

Efforts on for setup of Kirant University

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KHOTANG, Sept 26: Efforts are underway for the establishment of Province level Kirant University in Khotang.

Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Sandra Bullock is the latest celebrity to lend aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has stepped up efforts to acquire the report prepared by the Ministry of Education (MoE) on the irregularities at the Sajha Prakashan.

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Nearly year-long  efforts to amendment  the constitution a second time came to an end on Monday, with the ruling parties failing to garner the requisite two-thirds majority in the 592-member parliament.

Kathmandu, August 11: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has instructed the authorities concerned to intensify rescue efforts in the flood-affected settlements in Saptari.

The nomination of the Secretary of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Bhim Prasad Upadhyaya, as board director of the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), has brewed fresh controversy in the water utility.

KATHMANDU, June 26: The number of people being arrested for possessing and smuggling of banned drugs is increasing day by day in Nepal.

BIRATNAGAR, June 14: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar today said efforts were on to bring Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJPN) onboard the second phase local level election slated for June 28.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal  has said that economic prosperity and development were not so far if we moved ahead with moral force by setting a goal.

KATHMANDU, June 5: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called on one and all to dedicate themselves to the conservation of the environment, the most essential factor of the sustainability of life of Earth by heart, word and deed.

KATHMANDU, June 2: As the International Labor Organisation's 106th Session of the International Labor Conference is just around the corner, Nepal has intensified preparations at the diplomatic-level to garner support for the post of the deputy member in the ILO Governing Body.

KATHMANDU, May 10: In an effort to get the constitution amendment bill passed before stepping down, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started negotiations with the main opposition CPN-UML and the agitating Madhes-based political parties.

Gaurav Kandel is a paragliding pilot and co-owner of Buddha Paragliding Pvt Ltd. He has been in the field of Tourism for five years. Kandel did his basic paragliding course from Indus Paragliding School, Pune, India, and has been working as a paragliding pilot for the past three years. He was the first runner-up in ‘spot landing’ category in Accuracy Championship organized by Nepal Paragliding and Hand Gliding Association in 2016

KATHMANDU, April 28: Various development partners including the UN, EU and the World Bank have asked the government to continue efforts to forge political agreement to ensure participation of wide sections of people in the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, April 27: International Development Partners Group, including the United Nations in Nepal, nine embassies diplomatic missions in Nepal and World Bank, issued a press release on Thursday and stated that they encourage efforts to continue to forge a political agreement to enable the participation of as wide a section of the population as possible in the upcoming local level elections.

NEW YORK, April 1: The U.N. Security Council called for stepped up efforts Friday to defeat Boko Haram insurgents and Islamic State extremists in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region and tackle the humanitarian crisis that has left millions facing hunger and possible famine.

GORKHA, March 28: As local-level elections inch closer, political parties have boosted their presence in villages in Gorkha. All the big parties have also intensified their hunt for right candidates.

ITAHARI (Jhapa), Feb 5: CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli said his party would retaliate anti-national attempts that may divide the country and affect its sovereignty. He also pledged to stand up against the efforts driving the country to catastrophe.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: As the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is gearing up its effort to distribute the second tranche of reconstruction grants to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected districts, Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries across the country have halted their works from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Deputy Governor Chiranjibi Shiwakoti on Thursday said that the central bank has been keeping an eye on large financial transactions as part of its efforts to fight money laundering and white-collar crimes.

BARDIYA, Dec 24: Although the number of tigers and other wildlife in Bardiya National Park (BNP) has reportedly increased, their conservation still remains the biggest challenge due to threats from man-made infrastructures.

Efforts to contain HIV spread affected

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PALPA, Dec 24: HIV patients' failure to take medicine regularly and to follow doctor's prescription has taken its toll on their health and on their families across the district.

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Fifteen organizations have been rewarded the Adaptation at Scale Prize for their innovative efforts in the field of climate change adaptation.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: A woman, whose name has not been disclosed for privacy reasons, came to the National Women's Commission (NWC) on Sunday to file a case against her husband for marrying a second wife.