POKHARA, July 9: District Police Office (DPO), Kaski has urged the government to support installing traffic lights in Pokhara for proper traffic management. The office claimed that lack of traffic lights have created difficulties in managing nearly 150,000 vehicles in the city.
DANG, June 12: Assembly member of Province 5, Arjun Kumar Shrestha travelled to and fro Butwal - Dang several times in the last 100 days. From his home situated in Dang to the parliament located in Butwal he had to make frequent trips.
GORKHA, May 28: Many multi-million rupee projects in Gorkha district have remained incomplete even months after crossing the deadline. In fact, there are hardly any projects that could be listed as meeting completed within the deadline. Infrastructure projects including road, drinking water, building construction among others are plagued alike by the same problem.
Thupten Faten has been a monk for over 40 years now, at Samdeling Gumba, which is one of the oldest monasteries in Boudha. At eight years old Faten was instructed by his parents to become a monk and so he became one.
KATHMANDU, May 8: Public transport operators are now demanding ‘unlimited insurance’ to meet the additional cost of treatment for injured passengers or third party damages, on top of coverage by insurance policies.
KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Families living in risky areas in the earthquake-hit districts have been increasingly seeking collective relocation, thanks to the National Reconstruction Authority's offer to help develop basic physical infrastructures like road, sewerage, electricity and drinking water facilities required for the new settlements.
POKHARA, Dec 17: Tourism entrepreneurs have urged the newly elected leaders of the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies to prioritize tourism as the major sector of the country's economy.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: With stiff competition expected from the UML-led left alliance in the upcoming polls, the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and Madhes-based parties are under pressure to forge electoral alliances across the Madhes districts even at the eleventh hour.
ILAM, Nov 11: After registering his candidacy on November 2, former speaker of parliament Subas Chandra Nembang headed straight to ashram of Kirat religious leader Aatma Nanda Lingden in Larumba (Mangsebung Rural Municipality) of Ilam district. He received blessings from the guru, which marked the beginning of his election campaign.
RAJBIRAJ, Nov 8 : Leaders of Saptari district on Tuesday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, saying the government failed to carry out effective treatment of the injured of Trishuli bus accident and compensation to the victims.
JAJARKOT, Oct 24: Locals of Jajarkot have been demanding jobs with leaders of various political parties contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 in return for their votes.
KATHMANDU, Oct 5: The newly-formed alliance of left political parties has decided not to engage in any game of government change until the upcoming elections for parliament and the provincial assemblies take place.
A lonely teenager takes to the road with an aging race horse he has saved from slaughter, in a movie that premiered in Venice on Friday that, according to its star, is about a simple but rare human quality: kindness.
KATMANDU, SEPT 1: The Election Commission (EC) is to seek Rs 10.50 billion from the government to conduct the parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled in two phases for November 26 and December 7.
Continuous landslides prompted by torrential rainfall in Nishikhola Rural Municipality-1, Devisthan, has displaced the whole village of Huldi. Failure to control landslides has been troubling the locals in each year as they get displaced during the monsoon.
KATHMANDU, August 2: Lawmakers have demanded action against all those perpetuating massive financial irregularities while purchasing land plots to build petroleum storage depots of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).
KATHMANDU, August 2: The ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center) have started exploring the possibility of forging electoral alliance among parties supportive of constitution amendment in what many see as the last ditch effort stop the main opposition UML from becoming the largest party.
ROLPA, July 10: On the evening of March 10, 1999, a group of local youths terrorized by the armed Maoist conflict were holding discussions at the house of Bal Bahadur Rokka at Lungri-7, Harjang. Troubled by the Maoist rebels, they had formed a 'retaliation committee' to patrol the village.
KATHMANDU, May 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday held discussion with office bearers of the Election Commission at his official residence in Baluwatar to seek advice on rescheduling the second round of the local level elections.
KATHMANDU, May 24: The Election Commission has urged the government not to seek the alternative to the June 14 election but to cooperate with the EC to hold the second round of local election successfully on the slated day. The election programs have already been published in the gazette, it reminded.
JAJARKOT, May 12: With the local elections just around the corner, youths of Jajarkot are demanding employment opportunities while the elderly are seeking better allowance from poll candidates during their door-to-door visits.
PYONGYANG, North Korea, May 11: Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Thursday.
KATHMANDU, April 26: Hoteliers have sought flexibility in allowing exchange of foreign currencies to foreign tourists. They have also said that the recent tightening of foreign currency exchange policy has 'invited serious problems toward providing service to foreign guests'.
LONDON, April 18: In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union.
KATHMANDU, March 22: While the whereabouts of vehicles purchased during previous elections remain largely unknown, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) and the Election Commission (EC) are lobbying to purchase hundreds of four wheelers for the upcoming local elections.
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, 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 30: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday held consultations with the ruling coalition partners, the Nepali Congress and the Madhesi Front, and the Federal Alliance on constitution amendment and election of the local bodies, among other issues.
KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Former chief election commissioners and experts have suggested to the Election Commission (EC) to decide whether it is possible to hold the polls in May-June based on preparations made by the government and political parties' commitment to election.