ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey on Thursday suspended all imports and exports to Israel citing the country’s ongoing military action in Gaza and vowed to continue to impose the measures until the Israeli government allows the flow of humanitarian aid to the region.

KATHMANDU, April 24: The Patan High Court has issued a short-term interim order to halt any process related to the selection of the chief executive officer (CEO) of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB).

KATHMANDU, Feb 26: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC)'s Environment Management Department has halted waste collection from four hospitals starting from Sunday following a monitoring inspection of the waste management of the health institutions.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The government has decided to suspend issuing work permits for Russia and Ukraine.

KATHMANDU, July 1: Crusher industries have announced a halt in the supply of stone, gravel, and sand starting today. The decision to suspend operations has been taken by the Federation of Nepal Crusher and Mining Industry Entrepreneurs (FNCMIE).

KAVREPALANCHOK, April 23: Transport entrepreneurs have halted freights along the Araniko, B.P. and Helambu Highways to protest the direction made by the District Administration Office (DAO), Kavrepalanchowk to mandatorily weigh the loads they carry.

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The Nepal Medical Association (NMA) halts the entire health care services except the emergency ones across the country today to protest against police assault against a medical doctor on Friday.

Coronavirus compelled Indian Fashion designers Manish Malhotra and Tarun Tahiliani to halt their services temporarily until further notice.

KATHMANDU, July 20: The import of goats from India has been halted for four months now, after health examination certificates of the livestock was made mandatory for import.

NUWAKOT, Dec 11: Widening and repairing of the Galchhi- Trishuli - Mailung - Rasuwagadhi road, one of the national pride projects has come to a halt due to a controversy on the compensation amount. The project that kicked off on December 16, 2016, was supposed to complete in 22 months. However, due to protests from the locals over the amount of compensation paid to them for the land acquisition it remains in limbo. Concerned officials claim that the project might not meet its present deadline if the ongoing protests are not settled. As per the new deadline, the project should complete before February 17.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) halted both international and domestic flights for more than two hours on Monday morning to clear air traffic for President Bidhya Devi Bhandari’s flight to Qatar.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Delay in amendment of the Vehicle and Transport Management Rules 2054 by the cabinet has resulted in a halt to new registrations of two-wheelers in Bagmati Zone as the registration of such vehicles hit the one million mark on Tuesday.

PARIS, July 25: The Tour de France, one of the cycling's three Grand Tours came to a halt during Stage 16 when a group of cyclists in the race were sprayed during a protest by French farmers. Local farmers brought the Stage 16 of the race to a halt Tuesday after bales of hay were thrown on to the road on the route from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon prompting the police to fire tear gas resulting in obstructing the riders' vision.

NUWAKOT, June 27: District Administration Office (DAO) Nuwakot has directed Siddhi Ganesh Oxygen Gas Industries to stop construction of its office and production plant.The office sent a letter to officials of the industry to stop all construction works, stating that industry was illegally extracting sand from the construction site in the pretext of building office and production plant.

WASHINGTON, June 21: Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.

SINGAPORE, June 12: President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un concluded an extraordinary nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified “security guarantees” to the North and Kim recommitting to the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”

SARLAHI, June 3: The Indu Shankar Sugar Mill has halted the payment to the sugarcane farmers, stating that it needed time to analyze the effects on the industry that the budget for Fiscal Year 2018/19 could make.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Transport entrepreneurs have halted operation of vehicles across the country today apparently in a bid to press the government to bow down to their monopoly as a syndicate.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Birat Jung Shahi, a vice-presidential candidate for the upcoming All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) elections, and some other officials have filed a writ petition at the Kathmandu District Court seeking to halt the elections, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 5.

POKHARA, April 18: While the government is mulling stringent measures to uproot transport syndicates, the cartels are not ready to give up easily.

HUMLA, Jan 21: For the past 10 days, the Biplav led Maoist faction have seized daily food supplies and 300 mules in Humla and Mugu.  The move comes after local administration collected tax during transportation.

LONDON, Jan 11: The form table suggests Liverpool have realistic hopes of disrupting Manchester City’s waltz towards the Premier League title when they meet on Sunday, although they must quickly learn how to cope without Philippe Coutinho.

LONDON, Oct 12: Liverpool and Manchester United’s globe-trotting squads must shake off the effects of international duty for one of English football’s most eagerly-anticipated clashes on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 15: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC is likely to halt his fast-unto-death in view of the loss of lives and property caused by monsoon rains-triggered floods and landslides.

KATHMANDU, August 11: A sub-committee of the parliament's Consumer Welfare Relations Committee (CWRC) has directed Nepal Petroleum Dealers' Association to immediately resume fuel supply.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Government Doctors Association of Nepal (GDAN) has warned that it would bring the medical service to a grinding halt except emergency ward saying that the government paid no heed to Dr Govinda KC’s demands.

MANILA, August 6:  A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new U.N. sanctions received a welcome boost Sunday from China, the North’s economic lifeline, as Beijing called on the pariah nation to halt its missile and nuclear tests.

KATHMANDU, August 5: Nepal Medical Association (NMA), an umbrella organization of medical and dental doctors, on Saturday warned that they would bring health service to a grinding halt nationwide as a last resort to fulfill demands raised by Dr Govinda KC.

KHOTANG, July 30: Construction work on a motorable bridge over Sapsu River along the Sagarmatha Highway has come to a halt.

KHOTANG, July 30: Construction work on a motorable bridge over Sapsu River along the Sagarmatha Highway has come to a halt.

JHAPA, July 14: Officials of Nepal Ginger Producers and Entrepreneurs Association have said they do not know why ginger export to India has come to a halt.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Stock brokers have halted the trading of shares in the stock market to protest against the Inland Revenue Department's order to register themselves for value added tax (VAT).

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the government to halt any types of investigations on DIG Nawaraj Silwal regarding the IGP case until the final verdict.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Import and export of goods via aerial route has come to a grinding halt since Saturday.

GORKHA, April 7: The District Administration Office (DAO), Gorkha, has urged I/NGOs working in the district for post-earthquake reconstruction to pause their work until the local elections were held.  In a meeting organized by DAO, Jitendra Basnet, chief district officer (CDO), Gorkha   informed the chiefs of various organizations not to do anything which obstructs the local level elections.

Govt in mood to halt election: Oli

March 18, 2017 18:10 pm

SURKHET, March 18: Chairman of CPN-UML and former Prime Minster KP Sharma Oli has accused the government of plotting to halt the upcoming election in the name of the constitution amendment.

UNITED NATIONS, March 9: The United States on Wednesday rejected China's proposal for a halt to joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises if North Korea suspends its nuclear and missile activities. It called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un irrational and demanded "positive action" before the U.S. can take his regime seriously.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Madhesi Students Forum has urged Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal to halt the ongoing Free Students Union elections on Tuesday.

RUPANDEHI, Feb 20: Doctors of Lumbini Zonal Hospital have halted regular services in the hospital from early morning Monday seeking their security, protesting against the manhandling of a doctor by the visitors of a patient.

Local body staffers halt work in protest

February 13, 2017 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 13 :The agitating staffers of the local bodies have halted their work across the country on Sunday. They claimed that the government’s plan to integrate local body staffers in the new federal set up is discriminatory against them.

Local body staffers halt work in protest

February 12, 2017 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 12: The agitating staffers of the local bodies have halted their work across the country on Sunday. They claimed that the government's plan to integrate local body staffers in the new federal set up is discriminatory against them.

Liverpool roared back into the mix for a top-four finish with a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday that opened the door for Chelsea to strengthen their vice-like hold on the Premier League title race.

Nabil Bank to halt ATM services for 1 day

February 10, 2017 19:47 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10:  Nabil Bank is going to halt cards related services including Automated Teller Machine (ATM), Point of Sale (PoS) for a day starting Sunday 9 pm until Monday 9 pm.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Commercial banks are literally left without any money to extend new loans, indicating that credit expansion of most of these banks will come to a grinding halt if they do not receive fresh financing facility.

KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 22: Traffic along the Banepa-Panauti road section has been halted from today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: The main opposition CPN-UML has proposed withdrawing the proposal concerning provincial boundary revisions from the constitution amendment bill in order to find a consensus among the major political parties.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: A supplementary application has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a halt on the pay and perks that suspended Chief Commissioner of the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is enjoying.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Amrit Moktan was found waiting for vehicles at Balkhu since 6 am on Wednesday to travel to Hetauda with his family members for celebrating Dashain.

Halt it now

July 30, 2016 00:45 am

New cholera cases have been detected in Kathmandu Valley over the past one week. The Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) under the Department of Health has confirmed cholera in 21 people. But the actual number of infected, the division warns, could be many times more.

DOTI, July 11: Multiple landslides triggered by torrential rain continuing since Sunday have obstructed vehicular movement along the the KI Singh Highway.