DAMAK, July 30: Local people from the northern belt of Damak-3, Jhapa district are facing the crisis of pure drinking water.

PARSA, June 20: Construction of the 27 kilometers Pathalaiya integrated check post is likely to get delayed due to various factors including the negligence of the contractor.

MYAGDI, June 18: The bailey bridge at Galeshwor in the district is facing the risk of collapse as the road nearby has sunk.

ILAM, May 29: The obstruction in export Nepali tea has continued at the border, leading to severe inconvenience to tea farmers and entrepreneurs. They are still unable to export their products from the eastern border at Panityanki, Jhapa forcing them to use alternative border points that incur more expenses.

BAITADI, May 24:  Pregnant women and teenage girls are facing anemia due to lack of nutrition. It is reported that the victims of anemia have been increased in pregnant women and their children, women of reproductive age group, teenage girls. According to the statistics, of the 28 thousand teenage girls in the district 43 per cent of them were victimized by the anemia.

When Raúl Castro steps down as president in April, he will hand his successor the unfinished task of reforming the economy -- Cuba’s most urgent and increasingly controversial challenge.

Deposits grew by Rs 72 billion, while lending saw a rise of Rs 68 billion Q3

BIRGUNJ, April 18: Wheat farmers of Parsa fear that they will not be able to recover even their cost of production this season. Pre-monsoon rains have compounded woes for farmers who were not getting suitable returns on their investment.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has hinted that the nation is facing a critical phase in near future.

KATHMANDU, Mar 5: Mayor of Chautara Sangachowk Gadhi Municipality, Amansing Tamang, has now realized that budget of Rs 650 million allocated for FY 2017/18 will not bring anticipated outcomes.

ZIMBABWE, March 1: Nepal is taking on Hong Kong in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers warm-up match being held in Kwekwe Sports Club on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Women, the poor, and excluded groups face various structural barriers, preventing them from benefiting from Nepal’s energy sector, said a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal has won the toss and invited Kenya to bat first on its fourth match of the ICC World Cricket League Division Two on Monday. The match is played at Wanderers Cricket Stadium, Windhoek of Namibia.

ROLPA, Feb 12: Shanti BK of Rolpa Municipality-1 was thrown out of her house after the death of her husband in course of foreign employment in a Gulf country. Moreover, the family members blamed her for the death of the husband and she was expelled from the house despite eight years of caring for the family.

MYANMAR, Feb 11: Action will be taken against 10 members of Myanmar’s security forces in connection with the killing of captured Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, a government spokesman said on Sunday, adding it was not related to a Reuters report on the incident.

UDAYAPUR, Jan 30: Local level representatives have said that they have been facing difficulties to operate the local bodies in a full-fledged manner due to the lack of the necessary laws and directives required for the operation of the local bodies.

Siraha farmers facing fertilizer crunch

December 28, 2017 16:31 pm

LAHAN, Dec 28: Farmers in Siraha are a worried lot these days due to the shortage of fertilizers at the time of what cultivation.

RASUWA, Dec 22: Victims of the April, 2015 earthquake in Rasuwa district are exposed to a series of disaster risk.

BAITADI, Dec 15: HIV positive children in Baitadi have been left high and dry as they are deprived of basic needs like education, health facilities and nutrition.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 5: Potatoes stored at cold stores in Birgunj have failed to find market, causing losses worth millions to farmers and traders. Potatoes brought from the hilly regions of Nepal and imported from Punjab of India dominated the market during September and October when the potatoes in cold storage facilities were supposed to hit the market.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Hong Kong Woman won the toss and invited Nepal to bat first in the third-place playoff match in the ongoing ICC Woman's World T20 Asia Region Qualifiers at Bangkok.

ZIMBABWE, Nov 23: As Zimbabwe on Thursday prepared to swear in a new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, after 37 years, attention turned to the fate of Robert Mugabe and the wife who just days ago was poised to succeed him.

JAJARKOT, Nov 23: Employees deputed for conducting the elections have been facing problems to reach remote villages of Jajarkot district without road connectivity.

Nepal is facing Afganistan in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament held in Kualalumpur, Malaysia today.

Nepal to open Asian Cup facing Bangladesh

November 10, 2017 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Nepal is beginning its ACC U-19 Youth Asia Cup campaign taking on Bangladesh on Saturday.

LONDON, Sept 28: Champions Chelsea have not enjoyed the best of starts at home this season and face their biggest test yet on Saturday with the visit of free-scoring leaders Manchester City.

CHITWAN, August 12: The Narayangadh-Mugling road section has been blocked by landslides at multiple points. Incessant rainfall throughout the day has increased the risk of landslides in other areas as well, the District Police Office, Chitwan said.

TIKAPUR, Aug 11: The locals of Pahalwapur, Kailali are getting sick due to the rotting carcasses and washed up crops and clothing after floods hit the village on August 4. Around eight wards of Ghodaghodi Municipality were affected by the floods in Kandra river.

CHITWAN, JULY 24: The locals of Madi are frustrated as they have been living without electricity since last Thursday. The underground wiring system, installed in the National Park Area, has not been functioning properly, leading to the power outage.

BIRGUNJ, July 18: People from both Nepal and India are facing trouble for their cross movement due to lack of proper traffic management in Raxaul border point. The locals have complained that they were facing problems in the movement as Raxaul Railway Siding and Integrated Customs Post (ICP) were running in poor management.

KATHMANDU, June 12: As Nepal takes on Yemen at the Halchok-based Armed Police Force (APF) ground for a match to be held under the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification round tomorrow, Nepali team head coach Koji Gyotoku is hopeful that the team would give an 'outstanding' performance.

KOHALPUR, June 3:People involved in the trade of rosin and turpentine raw materials are facing huge losses this year as they are not getting good price for their products.

ITAHARI, May 25: Even as the second round of local level election is just round the corner, too many aspirants have made picking candidates challenging for the major political parties in Sunsari. As a result, they are compelled to conduct their promotional campaigns without the presence of candidates.

KATHMANDU, March 28: Nepal crashed out from the group stage of the ACC Emerging Teams Cup on Tuesday after it succumbed to second defeat in a row. Nepal faced an 83-run defeat to host Bangladesh U-23 team at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.

ILAM, March 18: The national flower rhododendron is seemingly falling into the list of endangered species here in face of negligence and lack of proper conservation effort by the concerned authorities.

Arsenal will have to produce the biggest second leg comeback in a Champions League knockout tie to avoid a seventh successive exit at the last 16 stage when they host Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Rape accused released before facing court

February 13, 2017 17:07 pm

BARA, Feb 13: It has been revealed that a rape accused has been released without producing him before the district court.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 2: Facebook's virtual-reality subsidiary and two of its founders are facing a sobering reality after a jury hit them with a $500 million bill for violating the intellectual property rights of video-game maker ZeniMax Media.

POKHARA, Dec 8: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has said that the government was in a crisis due to constitution amendment bill registered in the parliament.

BHOJPUR, Oct 6: Gupteshwor and Siddheshwor VDC in Bhojpur district are reeling under a shortage of essentials, making the matter worse especially during Dashain festival that started five days ago.

MAHENDRANAGAR, Sept 8: The government has allocated 10 elephants for Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve (SWR) but it has only seven elephants at present.

KATHMANDU, July 27: After exhausting all forms of standard techniques and investigation tools, Nepal Police decided to conduct polygraph test on twenty traffic police personnel who faced bribery allegations.

PM firm on facing no-trust vote

July 19, 2016 02:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba and CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal have suggested to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to resign and pave the way for forming a new government.

HOLIYA, INDIA, July 18: Deep down in heart, Bikaulal Yadav of Taperi village in Holiya-5 feels like he is a Nepali national. However, his residence falls in Indian territory across the border. This makes him wonder whether he is really a Nepali.

KATHMANDU, June 5: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ananda Prasad Pokharel, today said the carbon emission from other countries was affecting Nepal.  At a programme held to launch 'Environmental Law Journal' to coincide with the World Environment Day by Environmental Development and Conservation Legal Forum, Minister Pokharel said Nepal was forced to bear the brunt of carbon emission of western countries.