DHANGADI, July 20: Terming the government's approach toward Dr Govinda KC as inhuman, the main opposition party Nepali Congress on Friday stalled the provincial assembly meeting in Province 7. No sooner had the assembly meeting begun, the lawmakers rose from their seats and started chanting slogans. They did not pay heed to the Speaker Arjun Thapa's repeated requests to calm down. Thapa then announced that the assembly would not resume before 3 pm Monday. The lawmakers had stalled the assembly proceeding as instructed by their party.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Officials at the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Board are reviewing clarifications submitted by wholesalers and retailers who have rented out their stalls at the Kalimati Vegetables Market to other traders.

UDAYAPUR, June 27:  As a part of the 'President Chure Tarai Madhesh Program', the extraction as well as buying and selling of construction materials has been banned in 12 districts attached with Chure since mid-July.

KATHMANDU, May 17: Plans to endorse new House regulations through the parliament meeting on Wednesday have been deferred due to a serious dispute between the ruling CPN-UML and the main opposition Nepali Congress as well as other political parties over a provision about suspending MPs accused of a criminal offense that can carry a jail sentence of three years or more.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A row over the lottery method to fix the tenure of 59 members of the National Assembly (NA) has stalled the upper house regulation.

JUMLA, Jan 29: The much-hyped Raralihi Drinking Water Project of Tila Rural Municipality-1, which started five years ago, has been stalled halfway due to the negligence of the consumers' committee.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: As the formation of the new government gets delayed over the National Assembly ordinance row and the unity process becomes uncertain,  mistrust between the CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center), which had forged an electoral alliance with an understanding to subsequently unify the two leftist parties, has deepened in recent days.

BIRGUNJ: Brewing and drinking tea started thousands of years ago in China. It came to Nepal only a few hundred years ago but embedded itself quickly into Nepali culture. Nepali tea grown in Illam and Jhapa has become popular in both national and international markets. Many tea bars have started opening up all across the country where people drink tea to a myriad of conversation topics. Birgunj is no different. If you go around Mahabirsthan or Adarswaisthan Mainroad during the early mornings, you can see a cluster of tea shops on footpath catering to the need of their early-rising customers. These tiny shops have become hubs for critical chitchat amongst the locals.

Taxmen monitor paan stalls

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KATHMANDU, May 20: A joint team of Inland Revenue Department and Taxpayers Service Office on Friday monitored paan stalls in different parts of the Kathmandu Valley.

TEHRATHUM, April 22: The unseasonable flooding has swept away the canals of micro hydro power projects here plunging some 550 households in Khamlalung and Samdu into darkness.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been unable to convene a cabinet meeting for three weeks due to a hierarchy row between two of the deputy prime ministers.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 19: The Birgunj Sub Metropolitan City this morning evicted vegetable vendors from a land property it owns near the Ghantaghar area.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Department of Food Technology and Quality Control on Wednesday monitored street food stalls in 20 different places of Kathmandu and Lalitpur districts.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 3: Sarbay Tamang of Chautara-3 in Sindhupalchowk, an earthquake victim, was quite elated when the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone of her house and handed her the letter of agreement, formally declaring the commencement of reconstruction of houses damaged by the earthquakes last year.

KATHMANDU, July 27:The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting for the third consecutive day on Sunday, demanding immediate release of house rebuilding grant assistance to the quake victims in lump sum.

KATHMANDU, June 24:Main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) obstructed the parliament meeting on Thursday, demanding government's answer on the progress on grants distribution to the earthquake victims for the reconstruction of their damaged houses.