MANILA, Philippines, May 14: A strong typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Thursday after authorities evacuated tens of thousands of people while trying to avoid the virus risks of overcrowding emergency shelters.

BIRATNAGAR, July 30 : Chief Minister of Province 1 Sherdhan Rai today said the provincial government was all prepared for disaster management during the monsoon.

KATHMANDU, June 18: A draft of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) prepared by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) has drawn flak for proposing to make Mathematics as an optional subject in grades 11 and 12 of the science stream.

Stay prepared

June 11, 2018 02:00 am

Saving lives from monsoon

Before the flood: Are we prepared?

June 10, 2018 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, June 10: Whether we are ready or not, the monsoon is about to burst upon us again. The first gentle rains come as a boon, helping farmers start cultivating the land on which their livelihood largely depends. But shortly thereafter, the monsoon unleashes its fury, bringing death and disaster with scant warning and leaving chaos and confusion in its wake.

Stay prepared

May 10, 2018 01:00 am

Arrival of monsoon should be a moment for celebration as the majority of Nepalis involved in agriculture, which sustains our economy, depend on it for plantation.

WASHINGTON, April 9: North Korea has told the United States for the first time that it is prepared to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets President Donald Trump, a U.S. official said on Sunday.

Are we prepared?

February 12, 2018 01:00 am

If matured federal republic like Canada still faces inter-provincial trade war, how can we be confident we won’t experience the same?

Catalonia’s parliament will defy a Spanish court ban and go ahead with a debate that could lead to a declaration of independence, a regional government official said, as Spain’s worst political crisis in decades looked set to deepen. Secessionist Catalan politicians have pledged to unilaterally declare independence at Monday’s session after staging an independence referendum last Sunday. Madrid had banned the vote and sought to thwart it by sending in riot police who use batons and rubber bullets on voters.

MUMBAI, Sept 5: Bollywood director Abhishek Kapoor, who will begin shooting ‘Kedarnath’ from Tuesday, says the movie's lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput is in far better form than he was during his ‘Kai Po Che!’ debut.

KATHMANDU, May 12: Over 46,000 civil servants have been deployed to the local units in the three provinces where the elections are being held Sunday. Besides the election officers who will conduct the polls, 'adequate security personnel' including Nepal Army have already been mobilized to provide security during elections. Logistics including ballot boxes, voter roll and ballot papers among others have already been transported to the polling centers of provinces--3, 4 and 6.

Be prepared

May 11, 2017 00:25 am

It is most unfortunate that even as half of the country votes in the first phase of local election on May 14, the fate of the second phase poll, initially scheduled for June 14, is still unclear.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has instructed the security agencies to make necessary security arrangements to ensure “free and fair polls”.

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to form a high-level committee under the leadership of Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi to prepare a framework regarding flow of fund for the operation of Reconstruction Fund.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The government has decided to write to the Election Commission (EC) to make necessary logistical preparations to hold election by mid-May.

BIRGUNJ, Jan 16: Acting Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has directed the civil servants to be prepared for election as it might be announced any time.