In days when even a 12-year-old in an Indian city would be carrying a smartphone and riding to school on a moped, in Baijnath village in UP’s Sonbhadra district, even pregnant women have to be carried to the nearest hospital on cots.

PYUTHAN, July 6: Prasana Nepali of Gothiwanga, Airawati Rural Municipality 5, on May 25, died of snake bite because of the absence of anti-snake venom in the district hospital.

SURKHET, April 23: It has been more than two months since a seven-member cabinet was formed in Karnali province. Six members of the cabinet including the chief minister stay at government provided residence but one of the ministers is still living in a hotel.

LALITPUR, March 6: People of Lalitpur Metropolitan City have been deprived of basic health facilities guaranteed from the state level as the town lacks even a government hospital.

Minister and employees staying in hotels

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government’s monitoring agencies have not been inspecting the expiry date of LPG cylinders -- the household cooking gas cylinders -- in the market, which is an obligatory safety practice for such cylinders, it has been learned.

LAMJUNG, Jan 5: The District Community Hospital is struggling to provide service to patients due to lack of medicines provided by the government for free.

BAJHANG, Dec 31: It might be hard for some to believe that it is very rare for people to find a toilet in Thalara Kholi, the second largest market of Bajhang, which is famous for the palace of Thalari king.

BIRGUNJ, August 1: Visitors are facing problems in lack of sufficient number of public toilets in Birgunj Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, April 21: With most of the lawmakers leaving Kathmandu for election preparations in their respective constituencies, Thursday's House meeting was adjourned for three days due to the lack of quorum.

KATHMANDU, April 14: The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has said the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) lacks capacity to implement its projects to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation works.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepali national volleyball team is flying to Bangladesh without playing a single friendly match as Nepal Volleyball Association (NVA) failed to manage it as a preparation for the Asian Senior Men's Central Zone Volleyball Championship to be held in Dhaka from December 22.