KATHMANDU, Aug 6 Minister for Federal Issues and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit has clarified that government would not grant its employees with study leave if they failed to present justifiable reasons.

Aug 2: New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern returned to work on Thursday just six weeks after delivering her first child. She was the first premier in the nation’s history to take maternity leave while in office.

LONDON, July 28: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a step closer to being evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London after President Lenin Moreno said the whistleblower must "eventually" leave the facility.

To leave or live in Nepal?

July 22, 2018 02:00 am

Nepalis in the US, Europe or Australia desperately like to leave. Love for home lingers in their hearts, but due to many factors they cannot just leave

BONN, July 11: The US-led coalition’s military intervention in Syria is under increasing levels of scrutiny, with critics arguing that the coalition has no mandate to conduct military operations in the Arab Republic as it doesn’t have Damascus’ approval to do so.

Nepathya to leave for Tokyo

July 1, 2018 17:31 pm

KATHMANDU, July 1: After a successful 2 city US tour, Nepal’s premier folk-rock band, Nepathya embarks on a single show tour of Japan.

June 26: Scores are dead after vicious weekend clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim cattle herders and Christian farmers, with one report citing police saying 86 people were killed.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav is leaving for Thailand at 1:30 PM for further treatment after recommendations from Nepali doctors.

Portugal manager Fernando Santos says it "hurts" to leave out several members of the Euro 2016 winning squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

KATHMANDU, May 7: As the rift between the establishment and rival factions of the Nepali Congress (NC) deepens, senior leaders who had extended their support to elect Sher Bahadur Deuba to the post of party president in the last general convention have begun withdrawing their support to him one after another.

KATHMANDU,May 4: Taekwondo players have left for Seoul, South Korea on Thursday for the preparations of the 18th Asian Games which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

PM to leave for Jhapa

May 1, 2018 09:26 am

KATHMANDU, MAY 1: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to leave here for Jhapa, his hometown for the first time of his second tenure.

LONDON, April 20: Arsene Wenger has stunned football by announcing that he will finally step down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season after 22 years in charge.

KATHMANDU, April 5: A six-member Nepali team with four players is set to leave for Chittagong, Bangladesh on Thursday to take part in the Advocate Golam Mostafa Memorial South Asian Table Tennis Club Championship.

Leave us alone

March 25, 2018 02:30 am

EU report on Nepal

KATHMANDU, March 13: Justices of the Supreme Court on Monday asked Chief Justice Gopal Parajuli to take leave from Tuesday after a member of the full bench formed to hear two contempt of court cases said Chief Justice Parajuli should have retired on August 5, 2017 on age ground.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Majority of justices in the Supreme Court on Monday have suggested to Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli to stop working at the apex court and not to assign any cases to justices.

Is menstrual leave necessary?

February 13, 2018 08:13 am

Menstruation, a monthly biological phenomenon that occurs among women, causes mild to severe stomach cramps. Women seek comfort and warmth during their period days because the stomach cramps cannot be alleviated with painkillers. Nevertheless, women go through their everyday schedule like everything is Ok even when they are bleeding from their vaginas.

UAE, Jan 28: Sunita (name changed) of Tanahun district arrived in United Aram Emirates some ten months ago via India after a broker promised her of decent job and lucrative payment.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: In a bid to avoid potential tension and protests over provincial capitals, the government has planned not to fix the provincial capitals and leave the task for the provincial assemblies, said a senior government minister on Saturday.

SOLUKHUMBU, Jan 5: With the mercury dipping, locals from northern part of Solukhumbu district have left for low-lying areas including the capital city Kathmandu to escape biting cold.

Holden says she never wears a full face of make-up around the house but likes to put on a set of false eyelashes in the morning before dropping off her kids to the school.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 26:  Keeping aside their reconstruction works, residents of Sindhupalchowk have turned in to cast their votes in excitement. As of 1:30 PM, around 50% of votes have been cast, the Office of the Chief Election Officer said.

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The Election Commission (EC) has asked the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Education (MoE) to arrange a four-day leave for schools and colleges across the country for the upcoming parliamentary polls.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Leave tourism allowance, a program introduced by the government to support domestic tourism industry, has fallen into uncertainty due to differences between the cabinet and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation (MoCTCA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The house owner Ravi Bhakta Bista has asked former President Dr Ram Baran Yadav to leave after the government failed to pay the rents since several months. The Lalitpur Metropolitan Baagdole's house has been used by the government for President's residence.

KATHMANDU, OCT 26: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued a certiorari order directing the government authorities to avoid the sacred stones, which are known as symbols of wish under Limbu culture while constructing the Taplejung district based North-South Highway.

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 13: Floods and landslides have killed at least 54 people in Vietnam and left another 39 missing since a tropical depression hit the country earlier this week, in one of its worst natural disasters in years, officials said Friday.

GAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR Oct 1: Patients visiting the District Hospital Udaypur based in Bokse, looking for treatment have been deprived of the service as hospital doctors are on the Dashain leave for over a week.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: So far 190 thousand people have left their homes for the Dashain celebrations.

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept 22:  Nearly 10,000 villagers have left their homes around the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali because of a possible eruption.

PM to leave for UNGA Sept 19

September 1, 2017 01:58 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to leave for New York on September 19 to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is scheduled to leave for New York on September 19 to address the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations.

Ongoing Myanmar clashes leave 96 dead

August 28, 2017 12:10 pm

BANGKOK, August 28: Myanmar’s government and advocates for the country’s Muslim Rohingya ethnic minority traded charges Sunday of killing civilians, burning down buildings and planting land mines, as clashes that began last week when insurgents launched attacks against police posts continued.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Some 600,000 passengers have left here for their home districts to use their voting rights in second round of local-level election scheduled for June 28.

To leave or to stay

June 23, 2017 12:44 pm

It’s perhaps the most known conundrum we, as Nepalis face, and the views on the matter too are drastically divided. While some consider staying abroad after completing your education as a no brainer, we also can’t ignore those who are choosing to return home and make a life here. The Week bought two individuals who have made their decision on the matter for The Great Debate.

Compelled to leave

June 5, 2017 00:25 am

Despite having experienced the hardships of labor migration, why is Mina still choosing to leave?

Leicester City's Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez has announced he wants to leave the 2016 Premier League champions, according to a statement reported by British media on Tuesday.

As I leave college

April 28, 2017 23:00 pm

Our first step out of home led us towards the ladder of learning. After all, it was outside our homes where we learnt to communicate with the world. Kindergarten, primary school, school, and high school and life: that’s how we finally become an adult.

NEW YORK,April 11: United Airlines (UAL.N) sparked outrage on Monday for the treatment of a passenger who was physically dragged off a plane the airline had overbooked, and one of the security officers involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an investigation.

MILAN, April 2: Italy could soon become the first Western country to offer paid “menstrual leave” to female workers.

LONDON, March 20: Britain's government will begin the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on the two years in which to complete the most important negotiation for a generation.

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is leaving the Spanish La Liga champions at the end of the season when his contract expires after three trophy-laden seasons at the club.

English Premier League side Liverpool announced plans on Wednesday that will see the first team leave their long-time training base in Melwood and move to a redeveloped site in Kirkby, where their youth academy is located.

MEXICO CITY, Jan 6: Anger over gasoline prices hikes in Mexico fueled more protests and looting Thursday, and officials said the unrest had resulted in the death of a policeman and a bystander, the ransacking of 300 stores and arrests of over 700 people.

BAJURA, Dec 28: Pema Thapa Bhote of Pandusena repatriated after working in Malaysia for three years. When he reached his home in Martadi on December 18 he found only his three children. His wife was missing. He searched for her, but she was nowhere. Neighbors hinted that she might have eloped.

VALLETTA, Malta, Dec 24: The passengers from a hijacked Libyan flight that was diverted to Malta have left the Mediterranean island and are returning home.

KATHMANDU, NOV 23: Chinese ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong has   said that   she will leave no stone unturned to further bolster ties between Nepal and China.

During the pre-election chaos, famous US celebrities vowed to leave the country if Donald Trump ever became president.

WASHINGTON, Nov 7: Even if, as most polls predict, he loses Tuesday's US presidential election, Donald Trump's populist charge will leave its mark on the American body politic.