ST PETERSBURG, June 26: Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli denied reports of divisions between players and management in his squad and said they would finally get their World Cup campaign properly underway in their crucial Group D match against Nigeria on Tuesday.
DOLAKHA, June 3: Of the settlements that were destroyed by the devastating earthquake three years ago, some are yet to reconstructed. Owing to the lethargic reconstruction process, some of the earthquake victims are still living in huts, both in towns and villages.
KATHMANDU, APRIL 10- The much-awaited construction work of the tunnel of the Melamchi Water Supply Project has been completed on Tuesday. The project which began in 1998 has been completed after a span of 20 long years.
KALINCHOWK, March 4: The Himalayan village of Kalinchowk, sitting at an altitude of about 12,000 feet in eastern Nepal and known for its temple to the Hindu goddess Kali, gets snow every year. After a recent storm, the town's young people flock to wooden lodges and dance around campfires.
DARCHULA, Feb 10: The 30 MW Chameliya Hydroelectric Project started generating electricity from Saturday. The project which saw several cost variations, controversies and frustrations over delays has now been connected to the national grid, nearly 11 years after works started in January, 2007. The peaking run of river project, which can generate minimum six hours in full capacity, was supposed to complete in May 2011. The project started for a regional balance in electricity generation is believed to be a landmark in Province 7.
KHOTANG, Jan 8: Work to blacktop Mahure-Phoksingtar section of Gaighat-Diktel road is going on full swing begun. Blacktopping work had begun last year, 23 years after foundation stone for the road project was laid.
DOLPA, Jan 6: There were days when the Dalit people of Dolpa had to walk for three long hours to fetch water from a local river. Despite knowing that the muddy water of the river is harmful to their health, they had no other option but to drink it for survival. However, there days have changed for good after a drinking water tap was installed in their locality for the first time.
ACHHAM, Jan 5: A former bonded laborer, Janak Aaughi of Hattikot, Mallekh-8 of Achham district finally has a home to call his own. The government grant to construct homes, although it came late, has proved a huge respite for a former Haliya (indentured ploughman) like him.
ACCHAM, Jan 2: A former bonded laborer, Janak Aaughi of Hattikot, Mallekh-8 of Accham district finally has a home to call his own. The government grant to construct homes, although it came late, has proved a huge respite for a former Haliya (indentured ploughman) like him.
KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who faced a humiliating dismissal from the then King Gyanendra Shah for being unable to hold the parliamentary polls on the scheduled date back in 2002, has set his record right, by successfully holding the parliamentary and provincial assembly polls in 2017.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Police on Tuesday arrested long-absconding murder convict Balkrishna Dhungel. Soon after the arrest, Dhungel, who is a leader of the CPN (Maoist Center), was produced before the Kathmandu District Court and was sent to Dillibazaar jail.
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: A meeting of Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday passed the bill related to providing health services through insurance to all the citizens. The Health Insurance scheme comes in accordance with Article 296 (1) of the Constitution.
BANEPA, July 17: After years of initiatives to start it, the country’s first and only IT Park in Banepa is finally breathing life. With work station and several other important infrastructures being built at a great pace, the park is seen like a happening place now.
LIWANG, June 19: Thawang, the bastion of the decade-long Maoist insurgency, is finally gearing up for the elections after boycotting several polls in the past. The election constituency is witnessing stiff competitions among parties formed after splitting from the former rebel Maoist party. Other parliamentary parties such as Nepali Congress and CPN-UML which were seen as rivals of the then rebel party are also competing in the historic local elections after a gap of 20 years.
KATHMANDU, May 14: A total of 4,956,925 voters in 34 districts from Province 3, 4 and 6 are looking forward to cast their votes today after 7am in the morning for the first time in the history to elect their local rulers. According to Election Commission, there are 14,054,482 voters across the country.
It’s not normal for a functioning democracy to go without local elections for nearly two decades. But that is exactly what happened in Nepal, as the country came to be held hostage to the protracted constitutional crisis.
BIRGUNJ, Feb 14: The 134 days of protest by the Madhes-based parties about one and a half years ago had not only affected business and enterprise but also left parcels and important paperwork entering Nepal from India and other countries stuck on the other side of the border.
WASHINGTON, Nov 17: Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Wednesday for a renewed fight for a more-inclusive United States despite disappointment over an election loss that laid bare national divisions.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 30: The much awaited first installment of government-promised quake grants is finally starting to reach the victims of Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst-hit districts by the catastrophic earthquake last year.
KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Ending weeks-long wrangling over power sharing between the two rival factions within the party, major ruling coalition partner Nepali Congress (NC) has finalized the choice of 13 new ministers it is sending into the Pushpa Kamal Dahal-led government.
KATHMANDU, Aug 20: "Life has been painful for me. I can neither live a healthy life nor let myself to die." These were the words of Binita Oli, 31, form Ota VDC of Ropla, a hilly district in mid-western Nepal, who has suffered a kidney failure.
KATHMANDU, July 16: The Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) administration on Friday formed a medical team to attend to Dr Govinda KC following pressure from various quarters including medical students, civil society members and human rights activists.