JAJARKOT, Feb 7: A group of Raute people from the forests of Surkhet has reached Jajarkot in search of food. Rautes are known as Nepal’s last nomadic tribe.

KATHMANDU, July 11: It has been revealed that a team led by Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai left for a week-long trip to Georgia on Sunday without seeking prior approval from the government. The visit is in violation of the recently introduced Foreign Trips Management Directives-2018.

KATHMANDU, Jun 4: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court seeking a stay order on the decision made by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to allow heavy vehicles to ply the BP Highway.

LALITPUR, May 2: The number of women visiting Lubhu-based Primary Health Center in Lalitpur for safe abortion is on the rise.

KATHMANDU, March 28:  A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court demanding stay order on the President’s activities. The case is being heard tomorrow.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is seeking an alternative to the district education offices once they cease to exist from April 11 in the new federal setup.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Education Ministry is to make a decision to continue the services provided by the erstwhile District Education Office as the Offices have stopped functioning in the new structure.

Seeking comfort

January 26, 2018 09:19 am

In the recent times, beanbags have become an inevitable part of décor in most urban households. These not only make a space look cozy and chic but they are so comfortable that everybody just needs one. The good news is they are now easily available in our market and that too at reasonable prices.

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has said Nepal Police does not have the authority to shoot letters to the editors, seeking to know the source of news that is published or broadcast and requiring the editor to be present at the police station for an explanation over the issue of that news.

KATHMANDU, Nov 56: The Supreme Court on Sunday asked the Nepal Bar Association (NBA) and the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) to send amici curiae to plead in the apex court Monday in relation to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that demands voting rights for public servants and security personnel deployed on election duty.

LAMJUNG, Nov 6: Fields across Lamjung have turned golden with the arrival of the harvesting season. That is why locals these days are seen more in fields instead of their houses.

KATHMANDU, August 28: A proposal seeking Legislature-Parliament's consideration on the Education (Ninth Amendment) Bill-2017 was passed by an overwhelming majority at Parliament meeting on Monday.

KATMANDU, August 19: Veteran leader Pashupati Shumshere Rana, who has recently formed Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Democratic), has moved the Supreme Court (SC) seeking his party's registration with the Election Commission (EC).

Attempt at Seeking

August 17, 2017 12:27 pm

In paper and photos  And pictures and scribbles  But in vain, plan B: She begins Chatting with strangers.

TIKAPUR, July 25: In view of the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections, a large number of people are seeking citizenship in Kailali district.

KATHMANDU, July 11: A writ petition has been filed at the Supreme Court ( SC) Tuesday, demanding the release of Director General of Inland Revenue Department, Chudamani Sharma, who is presently in the custody of Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on corruption charge.

KATHMANDU, May 22: The government health workers, who also work in the private sector, have shown reluctance to seek mandatory permission from the Ministry of Health (MoH) for the extra work.

KAVRE, May 16: Family members of a youth, who was mistakenly shot dead by Armed Police of Force (APF) in Namobuddha Municipality-4, Siddhibinayak during a police patrol, are seeking for justice.

DOTI, March 16: Many women in the farwestern region are living a difficult life because of their reluctance to seek treatment for uterus prolapse, a severe yet increasingly common condition among women who have had one or more vaginal births. Fear of social stigma and discrimination are still the main reasons behind their hesitations.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Commissioners at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) are voicing contradictory views at a time when less than 15 days remain in the TRC’s original tenure of two-years and  57,753 complaints from conflict victims are still pending with it.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Opposition lawmakers on Monday raised serious concerns in the parliament over the reported Indian proposal of seeking shelter for its air marshals in Kathmandu for security of Indian airplanes.

RAUTAHAT, Jan 23: Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress Chairman Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the election of local level will be held by mid-May.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: In the context when reports about Nepali workers aspiring overseas employment becoming the victims of fraud on multiple fronts are common in the media, a Malaysia-based company cheating the Nepali workers entering the Malaysian labour market has come to limelight.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Kali Bahadur Gharti Magar, a conflict victim from Salyan, grieves that he has been knocking at the door of the stakeholders, including Peace Committee and Truth and Reconciliation Committee for justice but to no avail.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 4: Hollywood star Johnny Depp has claimed that Amber Heard is making a "blatant attempt to extend her 15 minutes of fame" through their divorce.

DHADING, Dec 27: Chandri Maya Tamang broke her leg during the devastating earthquake last year. Over one and half years on, her condition has worsened instead of getting better. Tamang, a local of Jharlang village of Dhading, is bedridden and is seeking support for her treatment.

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Dec 21: A tiny young woman crouches just outside the airport, crying softly into her thin shawl. It's cold, but her sleeping toddler is warm in her arms.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Ministry of Energy has issued a public notice, seeking clarifications from three members on the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Board of Directors over their performance in office.

LAHAN, Dec 4: “There is quota, but no doctor. There is income, but no expenditure. There are tools but no use.” This is how Bikash Tiwari, who is on fast-unto-death with a 22-point demand, explains the condition of government health facilities.

Rolpali women seeking justice

December 4, 2016 08:31 am

ROLPA, Dec 3: As the country marks the 16-day nation-wide campaign to end gender-based violence, women in Rolpa district are still struggling to come out of gender-based violence.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Leaders of the Madhes-based parties have said that seeking their commitments for participation in the elections prior to registering the constitution amendment bill could be only an excuse to delay the amendment.

ITAHARI, Nov 15: Notorious Indian criminal Niranjan Hoji, who has been accused of involvement in various terrorist activities,  acquired Nepali citizenship from Dharan in Sunsari district back in 2006. He was given the citizenship on the basis of descent, under the government's mobile citizenship certificate distribution campaign.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: A supplementary application has been filed at the Supreme Court (SC) seeking a halt on the pay and perks that suspended Chief Commissioner of the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is enjoying.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The House meeting today unanimously passed the proposal tabled seeking considerations on three bills relating to the formation of constitutional commissions.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Stakeholders have said that the practice of seeking information from public agencies is still poor in Nepal even a decade after the enactment of the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

LAHORE, Sep 25: A petition was filed today in the Lahore High Court seeking a ban on the exhibition of Indian movies in the country till resolution of the Kashmir issue.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Human rights activists today organised a sit-in in front of the Prime Ministerial official residence, Baluwatar demanding the government save the life of Ganga Maya Adhikari who is on a fast-onto-death at Bir Hospital to get murders of her son killed during the Maoist decade-long insurgency booked.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: A proposal seeking the Legislature-Parliament's approval to send the Judicial Council Bill-2073 to the concerned committee for clause-wise discussion was passed at today's Parliament meeting.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Leaders of Nepal Students Union (NSU) have begun a fast-onto-death, demanding the Union's general convention as per the due process.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Despite the government's introduction of free visa and free ticket policy for Nepalis seeking employment in Malaysia and some countries in the Gulf, many migrant workers going to these countries are still forced to pay more than the required amount as processing fee.

DANG, July 5: They were raped either by the state force or by the rebellions during the decade-long conflict in the country. Hope of getting justice had turned bleak over time due to the political instability in the post conflict era.

Fewer brands seeking NS Mark

July 1, 2016 09:03 am

KATHMANDU, June 30: It has been revealed that very few industries are applying for Nepal Standard (NS) Mark -- the quality assurance certification issued by the government to different products.