KATHMANDU, Aug 3: With the main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) finally submitting a list of its names to the parliamentary committees, the Federal Parliament formed 14 committees on Thursday, six month into the commencement of parliamentary business.

SINDHULI, July 31: Wild elephants have continued terrorizing the residents of various wards of Kamalamai Municipality for the past seven months. The elephants enter human settlements mostly at night, destroy crops and pull down houses.

KATHMANDU, July 28: The problem for the management of Kathmandu Valley's waste is likely to recur in the next three months if an alternative to the existing disposal site was not sought immediately.

COLORADO, July 24: US swimmer Ryan Lochte has been banned for 14 months after posting an image of himself on social media receiving an intravenous infusion. The US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced the sanction against the 12-time Olympic medalist in a statement on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 20: Amid concerns that the government may go back on its decision to end public transport syndicate, the government has decided to initiate the process of scrapping all the organizations and committees set up by transport operators and also bring all the properties owned by such organizations under the ownership of the government.

KATHMANDU, July 20: In the first six months of the year 2018, Nepal welcomed over 520,000 tourists from various parts of the globe.

Twitter Inc suspended more than one million accounts a day in recent months to reduce the flow of misinformation on the platform, the Washington Post reported.

KATHMANDU, July 3: When people in Kathmandu Metropolitan City elected a new leadership in May last year they were very hopeful that  life  in the city would become easier, with toxic pollution brought under control and waste management properly tackled.

KATHMANDU, July 1: The population-based cancer registrations (PBCRs) are taking place in the country.

ROLPA, June 22: Primary Health Center Holeri of Rolpa, a sole large health center of western Rolpa, is deprived of doctors for past two months.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The total 2,318 people have lost their life in road accidents across the country in the Nepali month of Jestha, second last month of the current fiscal year with 168 in the Kathmandu valley alone.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The Department of Immigration says a total of 68,825 international tourists visited Nepal in May 2018, with a healthy increment of 9.6 % as compared to the arrival figures of May 2017.

DHANGADHI, June 20: The provincial parliamentary committees also known as 'mini-parliaments' is operating without leaders in Province 7 since its formation. It has been five months since the provincial assembly started conducting meetings but four committees still do not have chairpersons

SIRAHA, June 18: Health workers working under various local units of Siraha have expressed their disappointment toward the government for depriving them of their salaries and perks since five months.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The United Nations Department of Political Affairs has informed the government that it would wind up its Nepal liaison office within the next three months.

KATHMANDU, June 13: ​Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has expedited internal preparations to hold the party's general convention within six months after receiving nod from the Election Commission (EC).

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) has decided to seek additional six months to hold its general convention after the Election Commission (EC) wrote on Thursday to hold the party's general convention by July 14.

UDAYAPUR, May 26: Transport services will be halted for six months along the Gaighat-Diktel road section to uninstall a Bailey bridge put over the Sun Koshi River.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Nepal’s export to China via Rasuwagadhi customs jumped by nearly two and half times over the first nine months Fiscal Year 2017/18, compared to export figures of the same period a year earlier.

The social network released its Community Standards Enforcement Report for the first time on Tuesday, detailing how many spam posts it's deleted and how many fake accounts it's taken down in the first quarter of 2018.

RAJBIRAJ, May 5: As many as 52 people died in road accidents in Saptari in the last ten months. The details of District Traffic Police Office (DTPO), Saptari, show that there have been a total of 239 accidents in the district in the last 10 months of the current fiscal year.

BHAKTAPUR, May 2: At a time when most of the reconstruction works have been hit by delays, a school in Bhaktapur district took just three months to be fully constructed. Moreover, the building is quake-resilient.

RAJBIRAJ, April 30: The residents of eastern Saptari which borders the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve often have sleepless nights due to the fear of wild elephants entering the settlement.

CHITWAN, April 23: With the death of one more female tiger on Sunday, a total of five tigers have died in Chitwan just in a short span of ten months of the current fiscal year.

BIRGUNJ, April 19: Minister for Education, Science and Technology Giriraj Mani Pokhrel has said a Compulsory Education Act would be brought within five months, thereby ensuring 70 percent of curriculum on technical education and limiting the general education to 30 percent.

BAITADI, April 18: A total of 106 persons have been rescued from Jhulaghat of Nepal-India border in the first nine months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Some 300 thousand tourists arrived by air route to Nepal in the first three months of 2018, the latest figures on tourist arrivals by air route released by the Department of Immigration show.

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, April 5: Rasrtiya Janta Party Nepal’s party parliamentary (PP) meeting has started at the party's parliamentary office, Singha Durbar on Thursday five months after the election results.

BAJURA, April 4: It has been revealed that two teachers of Andradi-based Prabhat Primary School have not turned up at the school since the last six months.

BIRATNAGAR, April 2:  Sabiya Khatun, a six-month pregnant woman of Biratnagar-15 is brutally beaten by her husband almost every day. Her husband Mahaboob Ansari hardly spares her.

KATHMANDU, April 1: A total of 302 industries have been registered at the Department of Industry in the eight months of the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Mar 22:  Following the humiliating defeat in federal, provincial and local level elections three months ago, Nepali Congress met to understand reasons in the party’s central working committee meeting at Sanepa.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Consumer price inflation has accelerated to 5.0 percent in mid-February 2018 from 3.3 percent recorded in mid-February 2017, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank, stated in its report entitled 'Current Macroeconomic and Financial Situation of Nepal' released on Monday.

KATHMANDU, March 19: The price of onions has plummeted over the past week in the Kathmandu Valley. The wholesale price for a kilogram of onion hovered around Rs 33 and Rs 35 last Sunday at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market. This Sunday, the price went down to an average of Rs 30 per kilogram.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Civil Aviation Office (CAO) has given four months to Malaysia carrier AirAsia X to settle its dues.

POKHARA, Feb 28: The construction of Pokhara Regional International Airport, which is considered as a project of national pride, appears to have taken pace.

KATHMANDU, Feb 27: A total of 105 people lost their lives to road accidents in the Kathmandu Valley in the first six months of the current fiscal year 2017-18 AD.

LAHAN, Feb 26: Surya Narayan Satya Narayan Morwaita Yadav Multiple Campus of Siraha padlocked for the past six months, has been opened today.

ROLPA, Feb 22: The second trimester of the current fiscal year is about to end but the locals of four rural municipalities of Rolpa are yet to receive the first tranche of social security allowance.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Distribution of digital driving licenses has been a problem ever since the new system was introduced in December 2015. Over 200,000 people are yet to receive their digital driving licenses from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) due to the shortage of smart cards, according to officials of the department.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 12: After losing their eldest son during the Maoist insurgency period, Sarada Giri and his wife Parbati of Sakhuwa Parsauni Rural Municipality of Parsa had raised their granddaughter with great care.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Three weeks after the expiry of the deadline for the earthquake victims to receive the reconstruction grant, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is all set to extend the deadline for receiving the second tranche of the grant on Friday by three to six months.

MUGU, Feb 8: The government of Nepal has been providing social security allowance to children below five years of age, elderly people above sixty years and also to the disabled. The locals of ward 4 and 5 of Soru Rural Municipality have not yet received their allowance this fiscal year.

RASUWA, Feb 4: Construction work for Rasuwagadhi dry port at Timure, Rasuwa, is set to kick off within the next four months. The port will be located about two kilometers south of the Rasuwagadhi border between Nepal and China.

DADELDHURA, Feb 2: Seven months are about to complete since the beginning of the current fiscal year, but Amargadhi Municipality which is considered the oldest municipality of Dadeldhura district has been operating without a chief executive.

BARDIA, Feb 1: The Geruwa rural municipality in the district is without ambulance service since the last four months after the ambulance of the local Community Health Service Centre broke down.

17 rhinos die in CNP in past six months

January 31, 2018 14:06 pm

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Although the country is celebrating no rhino poaching year for the past three consecutive years, 17 rhinos have died in the Chitwan National Park (CNP) in the past six months, officials said.

TERATHUM, Jan 30: A skeleton of a person, who had gone missing for the past nine month, has been found in Terhathum district.

ROLPA, Jan 13: The current academic year will end soon but students are yet to be taught more than half the course in most schools of Rolpa district. However, this is not the first time that such a situation has arisen. Every year, students in Rolpa are compelled to appear in the final exams without completing their course, showing the sorry state of the education system here.