KATHMANDU, July 28: As many as 83 Nepali youths who traveled to Kuwait on November 3, 2022, in search of foreign employment have found themselves in dire straits. Their passports were seized by their employers upon arrival, leaving them trapped and unable to return home or work in the foreign land. Adding to their misery, these workers have not received any salary for the past six months.
BANKE, June 23: As many as 44 Nepali workers, including four from Banke, have been stranded in Saudi Arabia. These workers had gone to Saudi Arabia to work in a company, three months ago, from Al Harman HR Company in Sinamangal, Kathmandu. However, after they reached there, they found that there was no such company. They have been stranded there since then.
KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Hong Kong Government has agreed to allow its vaccinated citizens stranded in Nepal to return home. Hong Kong has ceased its regular flights to Nepal since May, enlisting Nepal among the extremely risky nations in terms of COVID-19 transmission.
LONDON, Sept 23: Hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers were stranded on Monday by the collapse of the world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook (TCG.L), sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.
DUBAI, July 31: At least 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them stranded in the sea without food or water for a week, a U.N. migration agency said.
KHOTANG, July 24: Different social organizations joined hands to provide food assistance to 36 Nepalis who remain stranded in Saudi Arabia for the past five days after their company expelled them over a salary row.
KATHMANDU, July 6: The rescue operation of pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar from different parts of India stranded at Hilsa and Simikot is under way since last Monday. Out of more than fifteen hundred pilgrims, 1,225 pilgrims have been airlifted and brought down to Nepalgunj and Surkhet stated Indian Embassy, Kathmandu.
KATHMANDU, July 4: As many as 104 Indian pilgrims stranded on their way to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage have been airlifted to Nepalgunj from Simikot—the headquarters of Humla district, which borders Tibet.
DOLPA, July 4: It's been four days since Rajesh Hamal, one of the most popular actors of the Nepali film industry, has been stuck in Dolpa as his flights got delayed due to bad weather.On June 28, Hamal took a flight to district headquarters Dunai for attending a cultural program.
KATHMANDU, July 3: Efforts to rescue more than 1,500 Indian pilgrims from Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra (through Nepal) has been affected due to inclement weather conditions, according to a press release issued by the Embassy of India.
MYAGDI, June 11: Thirteen youths of Myagdi who had decided to follow middlepersons after paying a huge amount with a hope of entering the United States of America illegally have been reportedly stranded in Nigeria.
KARANGASEM, INDONESIA, Nov 27: Indonesian authorities ordered a mass evacuation of people Monday from an expanded danger zone around an erupting volcano on Bali that has forced the island’s international airport to close, stranding tens of thousands of travelers.
JHAPA, Oct 17: After India implemented Goods and Service Tax (GST) from the first of July this year, illegal trade across the border was expected to be controlled and formal import-export was believed to become easier. But to the contrary, bilateral business between Nepal and India is facing more difficulties.
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct 14: A Texas couple who set out for a day trip to Lake Powell while on vacation in southern Utah ended up narrowly surviving six harrowing days stranded on a rocky, desolate dirt road that was impassable in their rental car, authorities said Friday.
PALPA, Sept 30: The landslide triggered by incessant rainfall on Friday night has obstructed the Sidda Baba road section in Palpa district, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded on the road since Friday night.
GAUR, August 13: Floods have inundated different parts of Rauthat. Gaur Municipality located in the district headquarters is filled with water. According to Rauthat Police, more than 400 houses in the district have been submerged in the floods. Such market places as Garuda Municipality, Katahariya, Shiva Nagar, Samanpur, Bariyapur, Rajpur, Gangapipara, Matsari, Khunkhunwa and Ijaminiya.
NAWALPARASI, August 12: Transportation service has been halted as the road section at Bardaghat Municipality-4 in Nawalparasi of East-West Highway has been damaged due to the continuous rain since Friday morning.
Even as the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) sticks to the demand of constitution amendment before it agrees to take part in the second phase of local election, Upendra Yadav’s Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) not only participated in the first phase but is also campaigning for the second phase. This decision has come under withering criticism of the RJPN and some Madhesi intellectuals. But what made Yadav, until recently one of the staunchest hardliners on constitution amendment, suddenly agree to be part of local election even without the desired amendments? Republica’s Mahabir Paudyal tries to find out in this interview.
KHOTANG, Jan 11: Thousands of commuters have been left stranded in Khotang due to the locals' protest against decision of the commission formed to restructure local bodies to recommend the local government in the district against their proposal.
UAE, Sept 24: Human traffickers, police officers at Tribhuvan International Airport, and immigration staffers have been found working hand in glove to dupe outbound migrant workers. This fact came to light after 10 Nepalis who are stranded in Dubai filed an application seeking early rescue at the Nepali Embassy in Dubai and at the Nepali Society, UAE.