KATHMANDU, April 11: Patients coming to the government hospitals in the capital after being referred by hospitals in their districts faced difficulties as doctors have boycotted their duty except for emergency services for the last six days.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Tri-Chandra Military Hospital has resumed medical services from Friday. Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri inaugurated the reconstructed hospital building and started medical services amid a function on Friday.
DANG, Aug 2: Lamahi Hospital, which is visited by dozens of patients from towns and rural villages of Dang, has stopped providing x-ray, ambulance and several other kinds of health services in lack of staffs. The hospital became unable to provide such services after nine of its staff members’ employment contract was not renewed by its development committee. The institution was already struggling with the shortage of doctors and nurses.
KATHMANDU, July 25: The Out Patient Department (OPD) services at hospitals were not shut down but were partially affected Tuesday as doctors and health workers are in protest supporting the agitation staged by Dr Govinda KC.
KATHMANDU, July 18: Although the government formally transferred power of various 18 district bodies following the implementation of federalism to local units from Tuesday, local units have complained that they are still not ready to provide the services of the district bodies due to shortage of manpower and resources.
KATHMANDU, July 15: Former Health Minister and Nepali Congress leader Gagan Thapa has questioned Prime Minister KP Oli’s statement to make the country a medical hub by establishing more medical colleges in the Kathmandu Valley and outside.
Sagar Ghimire of Republica caught up with Sameer Khatiwada, an economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department to understand how Nepal can prepare itself for what lies ahead in terms of technological revolution. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, April 18: It has been revealed that four projects under the Ministry of Agricultural, Land Management and Cooperatives having a combined budget of Rs 18.29 billion spent nearly Rs 2 billion for consultation services.
BAJURA, April 7: Badimalika Municipality has come up with a noble idea in a bid to enforce old-age security. It will deprive those, who are found staying away from their responsibility to look after their old parents, of administrative facilities like birth and death registrations it provides.
ARGHAKHACHI, March 28: Some of the local bodies have allocated very low budget to purchase medicine that is distributed free at public health posts. While some locals are concerned that such low budget would further deteriorate already sorry health scenario in the district, local body representatives are confident that they can address the shortage after analyzing the situation.
KATHMANDU, Mar 16: The 'Hello Sarkar', the hotline public grievances handling service, operated by the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers at five various places of the country has been closed.
SURKHET, March 9: Eight years ago, 72 years old Kalu Giri moved to Beureni of Pokharidanda after being displaced from Simali of Lagaam. He has a single-storey wooden house built in four Katthas of land provided by the then seven political parties. He has been sharing this house with 17 other members of his family. Four of his sons have gone to Kalapahad (India) for employment.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: The functioning of regional office of Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DoFTQ) in Dhangadi in far-western Nepal is sure to be affected as a provincial minister’s quarters will soon move into the office.
KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has directed the Nepal Telecom (NT) employees to do their best to guarantee directs benefits to people, providing quality services to customers.
LALITPUR, Feb 1: The Sajha Yatayat is adding 29 buses to its fleet. The public transport company is bringing this number of buses for operation on new routes in the Kathmandu Valley and other destinations outside the Valley.
BUTWAL, Jan 19: Sadhu Ram Kewat, who reached the District Agricultural Development Office (DADO), Rupandehi, for soil test two months ago, had to return empty-handed.
DADO officials turned Kewat, a resident of Rohini Rural Municipality-3, Dhakdhai, back, stating that the office does not have technicians to carry out the test.
KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Minister of State for Finance, Udaya Shamsher Rana has said the government banks should be able to give the message to the people that they are capable of giving outstanding services and facilities.
ROLPA, Jan 4: Local level elections were held in Rolpa with equal fervor as in any other part of the country. People had eagerly waited for the local level units to be in place with anticipation to get quicker and better service right in their locality.
KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Two dozen international airlines operating in Nepal have yet to pay around Rs 2.5 billion to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) for using various services at Nepal's only international airport.
KATHMANDU, Nov 20: The government has said it is ready to provide necessary health services at the polling booths in the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.
KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Milan Pandey, candidate of Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has expressed the party’s commitment to serve the public with dedication. Pandey has registered his candidacy for the House of Representatives under First-Past-The-Post (FTPT) election from Kathmandu-9.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan’s telecoms regulator wrote to internet service providers this week ordering them to block the messaging services WhatsApp and Telegram but it was not immediately clear whether they had complied.
DHADING, Nov. 4: The Nilkantha Municipality in Dhading has managed free internet connectivity in 20 locations within the municipality including Municipality Office, 14 ward offices and four parks to be constructed by the municipality.
KHOTANG, Nov 4: Telecommunication services in Khotang are in a halt since the last three months. Thousands of Nepal Telecom (NT) users have been affected after both its networks -- Namaste and Sky phones -- were obstructed in the northern and southern parts of the district.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board of Directors has approved a $150 million loan to help improve the delivery of urban services and infrastructure in eight municipalities in the southern parts of Nepal, including in Province 7 in the far west.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The meeting of the Development Committee under the Legislature-Parliament here today has instructed bodies concerned to ensure that all the wards of rural municipalities would have an access to free internet services within October 31, 2018.
BIRATNAGAR, August 19: The Biratnagar airport has resumed its services partly from Saturday, more than a week after it was inundated by flood water. The runaway including the check-in counters were all covered by mud and sand due to inundation caused by incessant rainfall last week.
BIRATNAGAR, Aug 17: Nepal Army personnel have been mobilized to clear the runway of Biratnagar airport as it was completely covered by mud and sand due to inundation caused by incessant rainfall. The Biratnagar Airport has shut down its all air services due to runway inundation.
CHITWAN, August 7: The newly elected Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, Renu Dahal, on Sunday announced a decision on making the tickets to Out – Patient Department (OPD) services at state – run hospitals for women and elderly citizens cost – free
KATHMANDU, August 1: Residential doctors at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital(TUTH) have made a decision to shun the OPD services from Wednesday in protest of the government ’s cavalier attitude toward Dr Govinda KC’s demand for the overhaul of medical education system.