KATHMANDU, Dec 17: The government has imposed restrictions on strikes in 25 essential services.

Menstruation still continues to be a taboo in Nepal, despite several ill practices being outlawed by the Supreme Court of Nepal in 2005. In spite of many protests, the ill practices for this moment still remain in the country, more extreme than in the West. Better known in Nepal as, ‘Chhaupadi’ (menstrual shed), this menstrual taboo has caused women and girls to be exposed to health risks, and disengage from family activities, and daily routines. If you may not be aware of the term ‘Chhaupadi’, it originated from the western parts of the country, sprouting through superstitions and myths. People from some Far-West districts believe that menstruation causes women to be impure temporarily.

GANDAKI, April 20: Chief Minister of Gandaki Province Krishna Chandra Nepali Pokhrel has said restrictions imposed by the federal government on exercise of rights guaranteed by constitution resulted in the province's failure to deliver as per expectation of people.

DHAKA, Feb 21: The Bangladeshi government will not extend its COVID-19 restrictions once they expire on Feb. 22 but mask mandates remain as usual.

KATHMANDU, Dec 30: Amid increasing pressure on foreign currency reserves, Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has further tightened the noose on the availability of the foreign currencies on passport facility to the individuals visiting abroad.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: The government has asked an individual returning from foreign visits not to bring in gold jewelry, alcoholic beverages, mobile phones and laptops beyond the limits prescribed by the law.

KATHMANDU, August 12: A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of the Kathmandu Valley Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur—districts have decided to restrict both private and public vehicles from plying the roads after 8 PM starting Thursday.

ZURICH/BENGALARU, July 8: World Health Organization emergencies head Michael Ryan urged countries on Wednesday to use extreme caution when lifting COVID-19 restrictions so as "not to lose the gains you've made".

MUMBAI, April 5: India’s richest state, Maharashtra, announced stringent COVID-19 restrictions from Monday, after a rapid rise in infections now accounting for more than half the country’s daily new cases.

MUMBAI, April 4: India’s richest state, Maharashtra, announced stringent COVID-19 restrictions from Monday, after a rapid rise in infections now accounting for more than half the daily new cases in India.

SYDNEY/TOKYO, July 14: Australian states tightened borders and restricted pub visits on Tuesday, while Disney prepared to close its Hong Kong theme park and Japan stepped up tracing as a jump in novel coronavirus cases across Asia fanned fears of a second wave of infections.

WhatsApp is restricting the ability of users worldwide to forward messages as viral hoaxes on its platform continue to be blamed for a spate of mob violence in India.

UNITED STATES, Mar 23: The President of America Donald Trump administration will impose up to $60 billion in trade restrictions on China to counter a concerted program of Chinese economic aggression against the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday.

WASHINGTON, Sept 25:  President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban.

ABU DHABI, June 7: Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 7 : The Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon) is preparing to introduce restrictive measures on public companies floating further public offering (FPO).