RUPANDEHI, July 10: The number of patients suffering from Visceral Leishmaniasis, locally known as Kala-azar, has increased at an alarming rate in Province 5, according to the details of Lumbini Zonal Hospital (LZH), Butwal and Mission Hospital, Palpa.
KATHMANDU, July 8: As per the flood alert measurement, the main rivers of the country seems within average water levels. According to Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, western regions might receive slight rainfall however, some places might receive heavy rainfall as well till Monday.
KHOTANG, MAY 28: During a recent free health camp organized in Diktel of Khotang, an astonishingly high number of women were found struggling with uterine prolapse and other reproductive health problems.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Top officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have said that bureaucratic red tape has continued to hinder the overall post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts even as the country marks the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 on Wednesday.
ILAM, April 6: Even nine months after the formation of the local governments, lack of manpower has still been an unsolved problem. This has not only delayed the development projects at the local level but also deprived the people of government services. It has been a real challenge for the available staffers to do multi-tasking to manage everything.
KATHMANDU, March 31: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari has said that the improvement of situation at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) is an urgent concern for the government, and his immediate focus would be to see reduction of air traffic congestion and management of traffic flow at the airport.
KATHMANDU, Jan 10: Even as the three major political parties have refrained from making formal comments on the arrest of Dr Govinda KC, several individual leaders from across party lines have come forward in support of the orthopedic surgeon, who is facing a contempt of court case.
Amid new hopes and dreams among the people in the country after the successful elections paving the way for the new federal set up, what cannot, however, be ignored is our ground reality that still paints a very grim picture of our villages and towns.
JUMLA, Dec 29: Herbs have been recognized as the fundamentals of economic development in Karnali. All five districts of this zone are rich in natural resources and herbs. As collecting and selling of herbs fetch good income, more and more people are attracted toward this occupation in the recent days.
KATHMANDU, Dec 28: As formal and informal negotiations continue between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) for party unification and formation of the new government, management of second-rung leaders of both the parties has emerged as a major challenge.
KATHMANDU, Dec 24: With the government delaying to fix the temporary provincial capitals in the seven provinces, leaders and cadres from across the political spectrum have started lobbying for making their hometowns as provincial capitals.
The news these days always has cases or incidents of death, migrant workers’ plight, and of their family members being left in the lurch. Despite of the repeated occurrence of these incidents, the number of aspiring migrant workers is increasing every year.
LOS ANGELES, Dec 16: The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.
POKHARA, Nov 16: Kaski district is considered as the center of Province 4. The district also happens to have the highest number of constituencies among all the districts of the province, becoming the biggest electoral battleground of Province 4.
KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Rift in Himalayan Bank has risen on the surface as the Board of Directors (BOD) of the bank has rejected the appointment of the Director representing one of the major shareholders of the bank.
JAJARKOT, Nov 9: In a bid to prove that their candidates are better than that of their rivals, both left and right forces in Jajarkot are indulged in blame game. They have been trying their best to impress number of voters for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections by pointing out the weaknesses of their opponents.
SINDHULI, Nov 8: With the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections drawing closer, electoral discussions have gripped almost every nook and corner of Sindhuli district. While candidates busy charting plans to crush their opponents, voters , on the other hand, re contemplating who they should choose in the elections.
KATHMANDU, Nov 6:The 11th edition of Film Southasia 2017 under the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’ came to a conclusion on Sunday. Having screened altogether 63 documentaries on contentious issues from 2-5 November at Yala Maya Kendra, the grand festival has certainly provided a platform for the creators and admirers of non-fiction films to share and exchange the cultural values of South Asian countries.
BAJHANG, Oct 13: Two brothers of the same family in Bajhang who had left for India in search of employment have returned back with HIV. The virus has not just been transmitted to their wives but also to one of their children. Being horrified by the result of the blood tests, which showed all of them HIV positive, the two brothers along with their wives and an infant ran away to India all over again instead of taking medicines.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: Top leaders of all major political parties including Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have expressed their commitment to holding parliamentary and provincial assembly elections on the scheduled dates.
KATHMANDU, August 30: South Asian states can only address the tens of thousands of cases of enforced disappearances by recognizing enforced disappearance as a serious crime in domestic law, said the ICJ .
KATHMANDU, August 8: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has said the government was busy with homework to establish an 'information centre' in major countries and cities of the world as it wants right dissemination of information about domestic affairs of public interests in foreign countries.
KATHMANDU, August 2: Taking time in special and zero hour of the Legislature-Parliament meeting on Wednesday, lawmakers drew the attention of the government and House towards various contemporary issues.
KATHMANDU, JULY 27: The plan to set up a foreign employment unit under Nepal Police could be a game changer in ending the woes faced by migrant workers but the government looks certain to face multiple hurdles including legal complications.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 24: With the Larcha Bridge over Bhotekoshi River broken and washed away by landslide on Sunday evening, Tatopani area has been isolated from the rest of the country. The bridge, a part of the Araniko Highway, was the connection of Tatopani with the rest of the country. Incessant rain throughout the day and the night earlier had triggered the landslide that broke bridge.
KATHMANDU, June 23: Chandragiri has become an attractive tourist destination within 11 months of the operation of Chandragiri cable car. One can see panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding mountains from Chandragiri hill.
TIKAPUR, June 20: Ujayaram Ghartimagar, 88, is eagerly waiting for June 28 to come so that he could cast vote. He considers it to be a great opportunity for him to be able to elect local representatives after a 20-year haul.
DHANKUTA, June 11: Major political parties like the Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML, CPN (Maoist Center) and Rastriya Prajatanta Party (RPP) have finalize their candidates for all seven local units for the second phase of local polls slated for June 28.
RAUTAHAT, June 3: It has been found that many villages in Rautahat were declared open defecation free areas by the government without confirming whether they meet the requirement. However, the declaration has posed a serious problem for the locals.