LONDON, August 7: Problems with British Airways’ IT systems left passengers facing flight delays and long queues at airports on Wednesday in the midst of the peak summer holiday period.

NEPALGUNJ, July 29: Exporters of medicinal herbs in Nepalgunj are facing problem because of 'impractical' rules imposed by the government agencies of Nepal and the mandatory transit permit provision brought by the Uttar Pradesh government of India.

Every problem has a solution

July 10, 2019 13:26 pm

I’m a 13-year-old girl and I live with my mother and aunty, brother and two sisters. As a family consisting primarily of females, my mother has to distribute household works between us, this sometimes means walking outside late at night to get water for the family.

Solving refugee problem

June 10, 2019 01:00 am

If the US really wants to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it should adopt the practical positions that Palestinian negotiators were ready to accept nearly 20 years ago

KATHMANDU, May 16: Service seekers have been facing problems after the government stopped accreditation of 'smart' driving license. The service seekers visiting the office for this purpose have been facing problems as they are unaware of the closure of the service.

Customers facing problem in NTC service

December 2, 2018 18:12 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 2:  Customers of Nepal Telecom are facing problem in the mobile service since Sunday afternoon.

Heart To Heart with Sadichha

Trump’s gambling problem

August 5, 2018 00:05 am

Putin has been running the table on Trump and the US. Though some of his bets have worked out better than others, the net result is that Russia is now a serious player

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the problem on Nepal-India trade issues would be addressed soon.

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.

PYUTHAN, July 23: With the onset of summer, people of Airawati used to face severe problems due to water scarcity until now.

ILAM, July 18: Locals living in remote areas of Ilam district were delighted to know that they would no longer have to walk to the district headquarters seeking any kind of government service since most government authorities were to be merged with the local units.

SURKHET, June 26: Drug abuse is gradually emerging as a formidable problem in Surkhet, the capital of Karnali Province.

DHADING, June 21: Shortage of drinking water used to be a perennial problem for the locals of Nilkantha Municipality ward no 5, Pateni in Dhadhing district. In fact, they had been battling with this problem since years.

No more than 3% of gamers would be considered to have the mental health condition

JUMLA, June 13: Almost all government and non-government organizations in Jumla district do not have disabled-friendly office buildings. Most of the offices are located on the second floor, making it difficult for people with disabilities to get access.

The three-body problem

June 13, 2018 01:30 am

The efforts of Oli government in restoring relations with India should not be taken as obstacle to continued closeness of Nepal with China

Poverty a common problem: CM Gurung

June 10, 2018 16:38 pm

POKHARA, June 10: Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung has said poverty is a common problem of all provinces in the country.

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.

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure. It is a common health problem of Nepal these days, caused due to the unhealthy lifestyle. The force exerted by blood on the blood vessels is called blood pressure.

NUWAKOT, April 13: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lal Babu Pandit, has announced that the scarcity of employees would be addressed in two weeks. "The province and local governments would have adequate mobilization of employees in 15 days," he added.

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, Mar 10: Water samples shows depletion of toxic waste water in connection with Carlsberg’s brewery in Nepal. A village nearby the brewery is exposed to soot pollution, which leads to an increased risk of respiratory diseases and cancer. Carlsberg acknowledges pollution, but claim that the problems have been solved.

SURKHET, Mar 5: The absence of civil servants remains a big problem in Karnali Province, creating hurdles to running the provincial government.

LONDON — Two years ago, the United Nations designated February 11 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. As we approach another commemoration, it is worth reflecting on female scholars’ countless contributions to science and technology.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Nepal has taken a diplomatic initiative to maintain 'status quo' in the use of some pieces of land which are said to have fallen on the Indian side in Parsa district in the course of carrying out maintenance of old border pillars and erecting new ones along the Nepal-India border.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday directed the government authorities to manage the parking problem across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI) has urged the Prime Minister to take initiatives for promptly addressing the problem the industries and business sectors are facing due to the prevailing liquidity in the country's economy.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Three hydropower projects, which are in their final stages to generate power, would face problem in lack of attention of the Nepal Electricity Authority in the construction of Kabeli Corridor Transmission Line.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has clarified that there would be no load-shedding except the technical problem.

ITAHARI, Dec 21: Local residents living nearby Eastern Regional Jail (ERJ), Jhumka often stage protests venting their ire against the polluted water and waste released from the jail. Two weeks ago, locals had staged demonstrations urging the concerned authorities for proper management of garbage and sewage.

System Vs student: Who’s the problem?

December 19, 2017 09:38 am

Problems are vital units of life. Life and problem are inter-related; life is possible because of problems. And it’s the crucial job of humans to get a solution for those problems. What if something vital has problematic backlashes? We address the problem, find the solution but can’t apply it. And we just remain in forlorn and degrade ourselves. Gradually, we end up losing all our confidence and feel useless.

CHITWAN, Nov 26: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has said that the landless squatters' settlement of Badarjhula in the district will not be shifted unless employment was guaranteed to them.

Mulpani is yet to host an international match, Nepal’s only international ground is still owned by Tribhuvan University and Pokhara’s most productive cricket ground is set to be demolished for Government quarters.

Jumla apples face branding problem

August 20, 2017 08:57 am

JUMLA, August 20: Jumla apples are facing the problem of branding as the farmers in the district have been sending them in foreign-made carton boxes because they haven’t yet received carton boxes with ‘Organic Jumli Apples’ imprints that the District Agriculture Development Office (DADO) was supposed to provide them with a subsidy.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 13: The composite fiber LPG cylinders, imported in Nepal after a delay of four years since the government issued a related policy, is now facing problems of distribution.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Cooperation and collaboration among all the stakeholders has been stressed for addressing the traffic problem in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU: If you walk along the streets of Kathmandu, you might no longer see the heaps of waste that used to be a common sight a few years back. The credit largely goes to the fact that Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) started penalizing haphazard waste dumpers.

KATHMANDU, July 8: Home Minister Janardan Sharma has said that only the expansion of the Mugling-Narayanghat section of the Prithvi Highway without first opening an alternative road was a mistake and that it cost lives of so many passengers.

BIRATNAGAR, June 29: The vote counting has not started in Biratnagar Metropolitan City.

DAMAK June 8: The Bhutanese refugees living in different camps in eastern districts of the country have extended congratulations and best wishes to Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba on his election to the post of Prime Minister.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The World Bank has said that the remittances and outmigration at a large-scale is accentuating existing challenges of the country which is in ‘a low growth, high migration trap’.

BAITADI, April 2: With the rise in the mercury, the drinking water problem has resurfaced in Baitadi creating unwarranted difficulties for the locals.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepali Congress ( NC) lawmakers and central members representing the Tarai-Madhes have demanded that the party central committee meeting scheduled for upcoming March 23 should take a substantive decision regarding the matter of constitution amendment .

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Ghost contractors have become a serious problem in executing development projects in Nepal, according to officials of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Bankers have lamented the inaction of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) toward addressing the existing problem of credit crunch.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Public Service Commission’s (PSC) website went down on Monday just a day before the deadline to submit applications for the post of Nayab Subba (NaSu) would expire.

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 23: Samsung Electronics said Monday that tests of more than 200,000 Galaxy Note 7 smartphones found defects in two sets of batteries from two different manufacturers that made the devices prone to catch fire.

Dust problem in Biratnagar turns acute

January 6, 2017 02:59 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 6: On Wednesday, Dinesh Rajbanshi of Birtnagar-6 had to travel back and forth from his home and bordering Indian town of Jogabani twice. Although he wore a facemask and had his whole body covered from top to bottom, he still could not avoid excessive dust while travelling on his motorbike.

Image problem

December 7, 2016 01:18 am

Even in Kathmandu, which is hundreds of kilometers away from the main Indo-Nepal trading points, perhaps nine out of ten shops will (illegally) accept Indian currency notes. In Tarai-Madhesh abutting India, the use of Indian currency for transitional purposes is still more widespread.