LAHAN, Aug 4: Speakers at a programme here have underscored the need of launching special campaign to end dowry which has afflicted the Tarai/Madhes people, especially the women.

JUMLA, July 12: Dr Govinda KC's fast-unto-death demanding various reforms on medical education system marked the 12th day on Wednesday. As his health condition started deteriorating, Dharma Raj Shrestha, rector of Karnali Academy of Heath Sciences (KAHS), said there is a need to form a district-level coordination committee for talks with the government.

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, July 1: The leader of Saudi Arabia promised President Donald Trump that he can boost oil production if needed and the country has 2 million barrels per day of spare capacity available, the White House said on Saturday.

BANEPA, June 15: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has said it should be demarcated if the media was industry or service sector based on the changed technology and investment.

PARIS, MAy 1: The world must redouble efforts to halt global warming before it is too late, the UN's climate chief said Monday as nearly 200 nations kicked off talks in Bonn.

DHANGADHI, March 23: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta said that the provincial government has not been able to work in a full-fledged manner due to delay on the part of the federal government to delegate executive powers to the provincial governments.

FLORIDA, Feb 24:  Florida officials have outlined their plans to make schools safer after a shooting that left 17 people dead last week, but some say they don't go far enough. Talia Rumsky is one of them.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) will have to fork out Rs 1 billion to repair one engine of its grounded Airbus A320-200 aircraft.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: The government needs to spend Rs 73 billion for reconstruction and restoration of livelihoods in areas of central and eastern tarai damaged by floods of mid-August, according to a Post-Flood Recovery Needs Assessment Report prepared by the National Planning Commission (NPC).

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A two-day conference on climate change was held in Jumla district with an objective to bring the pressing issues of fragile mountain ecosystems, food insecurity and plights of the marginalized mountain communities to the fore.

DUBAI, May 2: The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday oil exporting countries in the Middle East continue to have the world's largest energy subsidy bill and that additional reforms are still needed to curb government spending.

The United Nations says it will take 40 to 50 years to clear the mines, improvised explosive devices and other unexploded ordnance from Iraq and Syria.

BIRATNAGAR, March 4: Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has said that elections would be held across the nation including Tarai-Madhes as per the aspirations of the people.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki has said that a common psychology among the country people was needed for the nation's development.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: With the passage of the fourth election-related bill in parliament on Thursday, the Election Commission (EC) now has almost all necessary laws required to hold the local poll.

KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The government has said that about 47.9 million cubic feet timbers will be needed for the reconstruction and renovation of the physical infrastructures which were damaged during April 2015 earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Madhes-based parties, which are demanding amendment to the constitution, have said that the argument of the main opposition CPN-UML that Article 274 does not allow the parliament to amend the provincial boundaries has no justification.

BHIMDUTTANAGAR, Jan 2: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) central chairman Kamal Thapa has said that if the constitution amendment bill was forwarded in its existing form then it would be counterproductive.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14:  Education Minister Dhani Ram Paudel has said that the government will need an additional Rs 27 billion per year to implement the new education regulations, which are awaiting approval from the Ministry of Finance.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Although Rs 938 billion has been estimated as the total amount needed for the overall task of post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has signed agreements with various donor agencies for only Rs 272 billion so far, 18 months into the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: New laws are needed to overhaul the education system and bring changes in quality of education, says lawmaker Umesh Shrestha, who is also a member of the Education Committee of the Legislature-Parliament.

KATHMANDU, June 28: Hydropower sector is in need of a more comprehensive policy framework addressing the concerns of all stakeholders in terms of sharing of benefits, a research report unveiled in Kathmandu on Monday states.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Minister for Law Agni Kharel has briefed today's parliament meeting about the latest cabinet decision as it had approved work schedule to implement the constitution.