SYDNEY, DEC 19: Australia’s most populous state declared its second emergency in as many months on Thursday as extreme heat and strong winds stoked more than 100 bushfires, including three major blazes on Sydney’s doorstep.
GENEVA, July 18: The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people.
COLOMBO, April 23: Sri Lankans woke to emergency law on Tuesday as authorities searched for those behind suicide bomb attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed 290 people at the weekend, with the focus turning to militants with links to foreign groups.
KATHMANDU, March 31: A Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) Airbus 320 bound for Kathmandu from Dubai had to be diverted from its course and make an emergency landing at Indira Ghandi International Airport on Friday.
MALE (Reuters) - Police in the Maldives arrested at least 139 opposition protesters, its spokesman said on Saturday, as they attempted to defy orders under the state of emergency and march into the high-security zone in capital Male.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Judicial Council (JC) has called an emergency meeting following the controversy that cropped up after newly elected Bidya Devi Bhandari was sworn in as President by ‘ousted’ Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli.
COLOMBO, Mar 6: Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy.
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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.
NEW DELHI, Nov 9: The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has called an emergency central work execution committee meeting at 11 am today to discuss its participation in the incumbent government led by the Nepali Congress.
KATHMANDU, September 11: The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has announced US$4.8 million new humanitarian funding to help address urgent needs amongst flood affected communities in the Terai.
NEW YORK , Septmeber 4: The U.N. Security Council is holding its second emergency meeting in a week about North Korea on Monday after a powerful nuclear test explosion added another layer of urgency for diplomats wrestling with what to do about the North’s persistent weapons programs.
KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Chinese government has announced a donation of one million US dollar as emergency fund, expressing its sadness over loss of lives and properties in the floods and landslides in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, May 25: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) and the World Food Program (WFP) on Thursday met at the Humanitarian Staging Area (HSA) to discuss sustainable methods to work together on better preparedness for crises.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 7: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu Tuesday to start of what he calls an emergency visit to Somalia to highlight the country's famine crisis.
HETAUDA, Dec 6: Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Indra Bahadur Baniya has said that a technicians' team would be mobilised to carry out feasibility study for the construction of an emergency landing airport in Makwanpur.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: After the talks between the government and Dr Govinda KC's team ended inconclusively Tuesday, various medical organizations have threatened to launch stringent protests from Wednesday.
ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
GORKHA, Aug 9: Nineteen-year-old nursing mother Preeti Gurung, who lost her life during Monday’s chopper crash in Nuwakot, was receiving treatment at Sirdibas health post in Gorkha since the last three days.
BAITADI, June 6: All services except emergency have been closed at District Hospital, Baitadi, from today for an indefinite period.
Health workers closed all services except emergency for the indefinite period protesting against the smearing soot on the face of Chief at the District Health Office, Baitadi, Dr Gunraj Awasthi, misbehaving to him on Sunday.