Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, pressuring aid agencies helping hundreds of thousands of refugees suffering from previous spasms of violence.
COX‘S BAZAR, September 4: Nearly 90,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since violence erupted in Myanmar in August, pressuring scarce resources of aid agencies and communities already helping hundreds of thousands of refugees from previous spasms of violence in Myanmar.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Pressure continues to pile up on the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) leadership to participate in the third phase of local elections even as the party wrapped up a crucial meeting on Tuesday without changing its official stance on poll participation.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Military operations in Yemen are escalating and the humanitarian and economic situation is rapidly deteriorating in the Arab world's poorest nation, which is on the brink of famine, the U.N. special envoy for the country said Wednesday.
RAJBIRAJ, March 5: As the local election nears, incidents of aggression between the pro-election UML and the opposing UDMF are increasing of late. The standoff between UML and the Madhesi alliance has locals in Saptari worried that they will see such clashes in their district also.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: As the Local Bodies Restructuring Commission prepares to submit its report to the government next week, a serious crisis is likely to arise in local governance once the report is submitted.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 24: It’s already afternoon on Wednesday. Ratna Kumari Nepali, 63, stepped out of her room and looked around for a sunny spot to sit. “I do not come out of the room unless the sun warms up. It’s too cold,” said Nepali. “But sometimes it does not remain here for long and sometimes it doesn’t even show up,” she lamented.
SANKHU, Nov 22: After waiting for almost two years after his house was destroyed by the earthquake, Krishna Charan Shrestha of Sankhu in Shankharapur Municipality started rebuilding his house. As he finally started working on the foundation of his new house, the only worry Shrestha now has is whether he will receive the housing grant from the government.
MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (USA), Nov 3: With less than a week left for the United States presidential election on November 8, Democrat Party candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are crisscrossing the battleground states to seal the outcome.
HANOI, (Vietnam), Oct 17: A Floods triggered by heavy rains have killed 24 people and left four others missing in central Vietnam, disaster officials said Monday, as Typhoon Sarika approaches after leaving at least two people dead and displacing more than 150,000 in the Philippines.
KATHMANDU, Sept 5: Despite repeated pledges by the Ministry of Education to deliver school textbooks, it has failed to do so year after year. Unfortunately, there are already signs that schoolchildren may again have to grapple with textbook shortages as they enter a new academic session this year.
KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Former Prime Minister and UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday accused that Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) are in a plan to drive the country toward a political and constitutional vacuum by not holding polls on declared date.
TAPLEJUNG, July 10: Although the water level in the artificial lake formed after the landslide blocked Tamor River at Mitlung in Phurumbu VDC has started to recede, locals are still living in fear as mudslides have continued to hit the area.