DOLPA, Sept 20: Of late, residents of some parts of Dolpa district are able to use telecommunication service only when there is sunlight. This is because of recent landslides that caused severe damages to the battery of solar panels installed at Nepal Telecom's tower.
LAHAN, Aug 1: Local residents were elated when they got their representatives after two decades. The residents believed that post elections, their villages and cities would transform with expansion of roads, electricity and sanitation.
REDDING, July 27: An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands of terrified residents to flee.
CHITWAN, May 20: Preliminary investigation by a team of five from the Epidemiology and Disease Control Division found that bird flu had not been transmitted to humans yet in Sutarni of Khairbani municipality-9 of east Chitwan.
JUMLA, May 20: Dhanbahadur Rawat, 64, long wished of seeing vehicles in his village. A resident of Tatapani Rural Municipality- 7 however never ever believed that such a wish would come true one day. Two years ago, villagers told him that a road was under construction and that it will pass from near his patio. He recalls telling them ‘they have gone mad’. Now he is awestruck. All big and small size vehicles pass through the road that indeed has touched his patio.
HAWAII, May 5: Many rural residents living on an erupting volcano in Hawaii fled the threat of lava that spewed into the air in bursts of fire and pushed up steam from cracks in roadways Friday, while others tried to get back to their homes.
JUMLA, Mar 5: After waiting for ages, locals of Tatopani Rural Municipality-4, Gidikhola have finally been able to see tractors plying in their village's road. Despite having a road, traveling in vehicles was still a far-fetched dream for the locals here.
GORKHA, Feb 8: Chumnubri Rural Municipality in northern part of Gorkha district bordering Tibet remains isolated from the rest of the district in lack of road networks. Despite repeated calls, locals had failed to draw attention of the government in the past. In case of medical or any other emergency visit, the only option for the residents was to charter a helicopter, which would be not affordable for most of them. However, this is going to change very soon as Nepal Army is constructing road that would connect the area to other parts of the district and nation.
JANAKPUR, Jan 29: Residents of Janakpur have been in a jubilant mood after the government declared it as the temporary capital of Province 2 in the new federal setup. Despite the declaration, they seem to be less open about developing necessary infrastructures needed for the capital.
SARLAHI, Jan 10: Dipping temperature had affected normal life of people across Madhes for the last few days. It had forced them to stay indoors in morning and evening and even during the day, mobility of the public was not as dense as it would otherwise. However, on Monday, they heaved a sigh of relief as the sun was relatively warmer and lasted throughout the day.
NEW YORK, Dec 29: New York City’s deadliest residential fire in decades spread through every floor of a Bronx apartment building within a matter of minutes, city officials said, killing 12 people and sending other residents scrambling outside into the cold and down fire escapes to safety.
BAGLUNG, Dec 3: Residents of upper Dhorpatan have started to travel down to the lower as the temperature is dipping down and the elections over. Around 1,200 families from that the upper Dhorpatan have migrated to lower Dhorpatan.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Nov 26: Keeping aside their reconstruction works, residents of Sindhupalchowk have turned in to cast their votes in excitement. As of 1:30 PM, around 50% of votes have been cast, the Office of the Chief Election Officer said.
BANEPA, Nov 23: With growing number of pedestrians being hit by vehicles plying along the Araniko Highway in Banepa, road safety has become a major concern for the locals. Recently, two pedestrians lost their lives after being by vehicles along the Budol- Janagal section of the highway. The victims were Babu Bista, 57, of Janagal and another elderly man remains unidentified.
PANCHTHAR, Nov 8: Residents of Pallotar-2, Panchthar notified police after discovering a bomb early morning today. The bomb has been diffused by Nepal Army’s bomb disposal squad of Bhairabi Batallion. Nobody has claimed responsibility of the bomb.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Residents of Kalopul and Sifal Chaur urged Nepali Congress’s candidate Gagan Thapa to bring tougher laws against underperforming contractors during Thapa's door-to-door campaign today. Residents expressed the pain that they’ve been facing, especially with delayed road construction in the area and complained of lack of accountability of contractors. Current government provision does not incorporate scrapping contractors in cases of poor performances. As a result, development works get delayed.
BARCELONA, SPAIN, Oct 22: Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia’s separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede.
DARCHULA, Oct 16: Considering the upcoming provincial election, the government recently published a new classification on accessibility of areas. The new classification has upgraded many of the localities to accessible from backward region.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin, September 12: Dominga Tejera picked her way around fallen palm trees rotting in mud as she returned home after a nine-hour work day as a hospital janitor on a Caribbean island that until recently seemed like paradise.
JHAPA, March 14: Highhandedness of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Indian border security forces, was a serious issue for villagers in Jhapa along the Nepal-India border areas. SSB personnel would storm in their house anytime in Prithivinagar, Bahundangi, Kakadbhitta, Kechana, Baniyani, Jyamirgadhi and Khajurigachhi, among other villages and terrify the locals.
BARA, Jan 27: A joint team of entrepreneurs and representatives of various political parties encircled the District Administration Office of Bara on Thursday, demanding to declare Kalaiya Municipality as a sub- metropolitan city.
MAHOTTARI, Dec 26: Upgrading of the Bhittamod - Jaleshwar - Janakpur road section to four-lane highway has come to a grinding halt after Jaleshwar residents protested the way it was being constructed. Residents have demanded that the contractor stop digging deep trenches on the edge of the road for excavating fills for the expanded lanes. They have claimed that the trenches on the edges of the highway pose long-term risk to vehicles, cattle and pedestrians.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Hundreds of patients, who came for treatement at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), from different parts of the country were affected due to the out-patients department (OPD) boycott by the resident doctors at the hospital. The doctors boycotted OPD duty starting Friday in support of the ongoing hunger strike of Dr Govinda KC, who has been demanding crucial reforms in the medical education sector.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Resident doctors at the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) have decided to boycott the out-patient department (OPD) services from Friday in a show of support for the ongoing hunger strike by Dr Govinda KC, a senior professor at the Institute of Medicine (IoM).
JUMLA, Nov 11: Tule Thapa of Malikathata VDC - 6 is full of praise for health facilities provided by the Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS). Thapa, who had earlier been to Nepalgunj hospital twice for treatment following stomachache, was glad to get good treatment at a hospital in his own district. "Now, we also feel like equal citizens with good health services available just here in Khalanga," he said.