KATHMANDU, Sept 11: While hundreds of Nepalis are said to be victims of human trafficking every year, only a handful of them file a police report.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The then All Nepal Football Association President Ganesh Thapa is targeting those lawmakers who took up his corruption scandal at the parliament and subsequently investigated into the matter exposing his involvement in the corruption. This week, Thapa verbally abused Ram Hari Khatiwada, a member of the Public Accounts Committee, the parliamentary committee involved in Thapa’s malpractices while he was heading the organization.

JUMLA, July 9: Health condition of Dr. Govinda KC, who is on his 10th day in his fifteenth fast-unto-death hunger strike, is deteriorating, according to Dr. Prabin Giri. KC’s immunity is decreasing while his heart beat is increasing rapidly.  “At the moment, he cannot stand up to walk to the toilet.”

SINDHUPALCHOWK, May 3: The district authorities found reluctant to control the extraction of river products from Indrawati River. Rampant extraction of sands, pebbles, and stones has diverted the water flow in the river.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Officials at the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have said that a majority of donors and international non-governmental organizations and non-governmental organizations (I/NGOs) involved in post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation have been reluctant to submit their project expenditure details to an online information monitoring system put in place by the authority.

CHITWAN, Feb 1: The earthquake of April 2015 had killed one and injured many in Guchhiwang village. None of the houses survived the disaster. Though some of them were partially damaged, most of the houses were fully damaged.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Even three weeks after the term of parliament expired, some senior lawmakers including the speaker and deputy speaker of the parliament have remained reluctant to return the government vehicles they were using to the parliament secretariat.

BAITADI, Nov 5: 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.

CHITWAN, Oct 6: BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital of Bharatpur, which is a major government-run hospital in the country for treatment of cancer, has been delaying the extended health service (EHS) although the project implementation is long overdue.

CHITWAN, Oct 5: BP Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital of Bharatpur, which is a major government-run hospital in the country for treatment of cancer, has been delaying the Extended Health Service (EHS) although the project implementation is long overdue. ​

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: More than two years have elapsed since FIFA suspended the then All Nepal Football Association President Ganesh Thapa on charge of corruption.

HETAUDA, Aug 3: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) Chair Kamal Thapa has blamed the incumbent government of being indifferent to take Madhesh-centric political party-Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) into its confidence as well as to address their genuine demands.

KATHMANDU, July 12: Most of the political parties had strongly mentioned in their election manifestos that various rights and authorities exercised by the Singha Durbar would be taken to the local levels, suiting the changed context.

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

June 5, 2017 00:20 am

KATHMANDU, June 5: Despite making profit in liquefied petroleum (LP) gas after nearly 18 months, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has said that was not bringing down price in the domestic market anytime soon.

NOC reluctant to cut fuel prices

May 22, 2017 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, May 22: Though price of petroleum products has fallen, the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) seems to be in no mood to cut down its price in the domestic market.

JHAPA, March 21: Government’s continuous efforts to eradicate elephantiasis have not been able to achieve desired results. Health workers share that educated people are the most reluctant to vaccination.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Only 11 industries and companies have sought financial subsidies from the economic revival fund that the government set up to help the private sector hit by the 2015 earthquakes, Tarai turmoil and the unofficial blockade imposed by India.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Tribhuvan University (TU) has shown negligence toward issuing appointment letters to the candidates who passed the exams taken by the TU Service Commission.

KATHMANDU, Dec 24: National Consumer Forum has criticized Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) -- the state-owned oil monopoly -- for increasing petroleum prices. The increase -- effective from December 18 -- was against the spirit and standards of the Auto-pricing Mechanism set up to fix fuel prices.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has not brought the automatic fuel pricing mechanism into use since last year's earthquake.

JANAKPUR, July 15: Outbound migrant workers are yet to benefit from the free visa, free ticket system introduced by the government as authorities have failed to take action against manpower agencies that force them to pay travel as well as visa processing fees.

KATHMANDU, June 21: A sub-committee formed under the Good Governance and Monitoring Committee of Parliament to study the facilities provided to former ranking officials has stated that the former top brass of all the three security agencies--Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army--have been misusing the facilities provided them by the government.