RUPANDEHI, Aug 4: One year after the election of local representatives, most of the local units in rural areas are still operating without full manpower. Though political parties and candidates during the election campaigns pledged to bring the facilities of 'Singha Durbar' to the villages, that has been nothing more than a myth so far.
SAPTARI, Aug 4: It has been more than half a century since India and Nepal signed the agreement to construct the Koshi Barrage. And experts from both countries are saying that the barrage is already old.
KHOTANG, July 29: Two teenage girls of Simapani Rural Municipality-8 of Khotang have been missing since the last 12 days. Thirteen-year-old Anita Shrestha and fifteen-year-old Sapana Tamang had reportedly gone to Kattike of the same rural municipality on July 16 after which they have become contactless.
BOHEMIA, July 12: The Czech Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia has signed a power-sharing agreement with Prime Minister Andrej Babis, meaning the party will hold a say in national political affairs for the first time since the fall of the Soviet bloc.
KATHMANDU, July 3: When people in Kathmandu Metropolitan City elected a new leadership in May last year they were very hopeful that life in the city would become easier, with toxic pollution brought under control and waste management properly tackled.
KATHMANDU, June 23: While civil campaigner Dr Govinda KC, professor at the Institute of Medicine, stages protests or raises his voice with ample publicity, Ganga Maya Adhikari of Gorkha, who has been fighting for justice for years now, has been neglected even by civil society.
KATHMANDU, June 15: Iran has become the first Asian team to win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup since Japan defeated Denmark 3-1 on June 24, 2010, with an own goal from Aziz Bouhaddouz in the fifth minute of the stoppage time.
GORKHA, May 20: A radiologist and a surgeon are two of the many specialists that Gorkha Hospital, the biggest hospital of the district urgently needs to expand its health services. While the Ministry of Health had deployed doctors and specialists six years ago, the latter are yet to arrive, largely due to “geographical remoteness and small coverage area,” according to doctors at the hospital.
HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.
KATHMANDU, April 10: Leaders of the Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) have expressed surprise over what they called "unexplained delays" in putting into writing an understanding reached between their party and the left alliance on the issues of power-sharing and constitution amendment.
KATHMANDU, March 13: Barcelona hosts Chelsea at the Camp Nou on Wednesday looking to book a place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League having held the reigning English champions to a 1-1 draw some three weeks ago in London.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Distribution of digital driving licenses has been a problem ever since the new system was introduced in December 2015. Over 200,000 people are yet to receive their digital driving licenses from the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) due to the shortage of smart cards, according to officials of the department.
UDAYAPUR, Feb 17: It might be hard for some to believe that the life of a 54-year-old man of Udayapur has been confined to a shed since more than 40 years. Tarka Bahadur Khatri, a mentally challenged person of Katari Municipality -1, Kalikhola has been living a miserable life since years. He can neither speak nor hear. Despite living in the same village, not many people are aware about his existence.
BIRGUNJ, Feb 12: After losing their eldest son during the Maoist insurgency period, Sarada Giri and his wife Parbati of Sakhuwa Parsauni Rural Municipality of Parsa had raised their granddaughter with great care.
MUGU, Feb 8: The government of Nepal has been providing social security allowance to children below five years of age, elderly people above sixty years and also to the disabled. The locals of ward 4 and 5 of Soru Rural Municipality have not yet received their allowance this fiscal year.
KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Tribhuvan University (TU), which has unsettled accounts of over Rs 16 billion, has claimed that it will settle these within the next 45 days. Most of the unsettled accounts pertain to the last 17 years.
TOKYO, Feb 6: Asian markets were rattled Tuesday by the miseries on Wall Street, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 index briefly dipping more than 7 percent, but investors seemed to be taking the gyrations in stride.
NEPALGUNJ, Feb 3: In lack of cooperation from the local police and administration, Adarsha Higher Secondary School at Ranjha has not been able to use its own land as it has been encroached by squatters since years back. For more than two decades squatters have held sway over the school land.
KAPILVASTU, Jan 3: Two women have disappeared from Jitpur in Kapilvastu district since over two weeks, their family members said. The missing women have been identified as Gita Gurung, 22, of Baksispur and Radha Nepali Pariyar of Bhalabad.
KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Then prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to award limestone mines to Dangote Cement Nepal Pvt Ltd on January 8 last year. The decision taken at a meeting of the Investment Board Nepal (IBN), was passed on to the Department of Mines and Geology for implementation. But the Nigerian conglomerate with cement plants in 14 countries was not assigned the mines for setting up its plant that would employ over 1,000 people.
RAJBIRAJ, Oct 18: The entire country is in festive mood of Tihar. Preparation for the celebration of the 'festival of lights' is in full swing. However, the family of Rameshwar Yadav of Bishnupur Rural Municipality in Saptari is in despair. Yadav's 11 year-old-son Mahesh has gone missing since the last 22 days.
SEOUL, South Korea, Oct 13; South Korea said it detected an earthquake Friday near North Korea's main nuclear test site, the fourth since the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month. Some experts suggested the area is now too unstable to conduct more bomb tests.
UDAYAPUR, August 20: Twelve years after her son went missing, Januka Khatri, a 62 years old mother, has knocked the doors of the District Police Office (DPO), Udayapur, urging the police to find her son.
ISTANBUL, July 15: Turkish authorities sacked nearly 7,400 civil servants for alleged links to terror groups as the country marked the first anniversary of quashing last summer’s coup attempt on Saturday.