DOLPA, July 31: The government has been distributing subsidized rice to the people living in the remote and mountain districts since long. However, the locals of the mountain district Dolpa have stopped buying the rice distributed by the government stating that it is expensive in comparison to the locally available rice.
TAPLEJUNG, May 14: Rupa Limbu of Taplejung's Fungling Municipality ward-10, works as a laborer and earns Rs 200 per day. While male laborers are paid Rs 400 on a daily basis for labor, women are paid only half of the amount. "We should all get paid as per our capabilities not on the basis of our gender," says Limbu.
KALIKOT, April 2: Service seekers from far-flung villages in the district of Kalikot are still forced to come to the district headquarters for basic services as the elected representatives of the local bodies and government employees continue to stay in district headquarters by establishing liaison offices.
BAITADI, Nov 6: The members of the general public in Baitadi district have shown disinclination to the appeal of the District Administration Office to turn in the legal firearms with them in view of the House of Representatives and State Assembly elections taking place in the district on November 26.
KATHMANDU, Nepal, Nov 25: Nepal's banks are refusing to accept new Indian 500 and 2,000 rupee notes because the Indian central bank has not officially informed the neighboring Himalayan nation of their issue, officials said Friday.