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.

Two girls missing since 12 days

July 29, 2018 04:10 am

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.

BAJHANG, July 26: It's been seven years since a pile of illegal red sandalwood confiscated from the jungles of Bajhang have been lying idle in the warehouse of the District Forest Office (DFO).

"Inflation, the fall in activity and the fiscal adjustment brought about by the agreement with the IMF will deepen this trend in the labor market," said one analyst.

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 9: The government has not made public any information about budget transfer that it made since it came to power in February.

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.

ROLPA, June 22: Primary Health Center Holeri of Rolpa, a sole large health center of western Rolpa, is deprived of doctors for past two months.

RASUWA, June 22: Three students are out of contact since Wednesday from Northpole Boarding School, Jibjibe of Kalika rural municipality-5, Rasuwa.

SIRAHA, June 18: Health workers working under various local units of Siraha have expressed their disappointment toward the government for depriving them of their salaries and perks since five months.

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.

JANAKPURDHAM, June 6: Janaki Medical College has remained closed since a month after the employees started protests demanding their salary for the last 14 months.

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.

RUKUM (EAST), May 17: Children, who had gone to Pipaldhunga to view buses, have gone missing since the last five days.

BUTWAL, May 17: The announcement for the construction of waste processing center in Siddharthanagar, the gateway to Lumbini, under the integrated city development plan in 2012, had elated the locals.

Iraqis vote Saturday in the first parliamentary election since the country declared victory over the Islamic State extremist group.

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.

BAJURA, April 4: It has been revealed that two teachers of Andradi-based Prabhat Primary School have not turned up at the school since the last six months.

ISLAMABAD, March 29: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time she was shot in 2012 by militants angered at her championing of education for girls.

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.

Father-son missing since 7 years

February 28, 2018 03:30 am

ILAM, Feb 28: Since the last seven years, fifty-four-year-old Toran Kumari Chapagain of Deumai Municipality has been constantly searching for her missing husband and son.

Siblings missing since more than a week

February 25, 2018 09:26 am

MYAGDI, Feb 25: The whereabouts of two siblings of Pokhara-Lekhnath Metropolis-25, Hemaja, is still unknown. They have been missing for the past one week.

ROLPA, Feb 22: The second trimester of the current fiscal year is about to end but the locals of four rural municipalities of Rolpa are yet to receive the first tranche of social security allowance.

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.

JAJARKOT, Feb 1: Construction of various bridges along the Mid-hill Highway remains stalled for a long time.

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 3: The KIST Medical College of Lalitpur remains closed for the past 18 days after its employees padlocked the college and its teaching hospital demanding pay raise.

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.

5th grader missing since 22 days

October 18, 2017 04:00 am

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.

At the start of this month, Catalan leaders held an independence referendum deemed illegal by the Spanish government and whose results were labeled invalid by international observers.

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.

ABU DHABI, Oct 1: 22 Nepali workers are stranded in Ajman of UAE since two months. The workers reached UAE in visit visa paying high amount to brokers in Nepal.

PALPA, Sept 23: The Siddhartha Highway has been disrupted since early this morning after landslides at Dovan of Tinau municipality.

Madi in darkness since past week

September 6, 2017 06:52 am

CHITWAN, Sept 6: Tool required for tracking faulty underground power supply cords not available with NEA, being procured from India

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.

A Kenyan human rights group says 24 people have been killed by police gunfire during protests since disputed elections on Tuesday.

LONDON, July 22: Japanese investment in the UK has hit a "record high" since last year's shock Brexit vote, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Friday, during a visit to Tokyo.

BERLIN, July 19:  Swiss police say they’ve formally identified two bodies found on an Alpine glacier as those of a couple missing for nearly 75 years.

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.

RAJBIRAJ, July 1: A youth from Hanumannagar Kankalini Municipality in the eastern part of the Saptari district has been missing for the past seven years.

Workers say management turning a deaf ear to their demands.