BIRGUNJ, July 14: The Birgunj Metropolitan City is one of the total six metropolitan cities in the country and the only metropolitan in Province 2. The metropolis, however, is still struggling to get the status of open defecation free (ODF) zone as some 4,220 households here still do not have access to toilets.
SANKATIGHAT, (Bardiya) July 8: Janaki Sonaha gave out a long exasperated sigh of disappointment as she hopelessly searched for the last specks of gold in sand with a wooden plate on the bank of Karnali River here one recent afternoon.
KATHMANDU, June 29: Stocks maintained positive bias for most of the Thursday’s session. However, the initial upward movement subdued in the final hours as the stock market capped another sluggish session with a flat finish. By the close, the Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) index stood at 1,198.54 points, posting a marginal decline of 0.88 points.
KATHMANDU, June 28: The high-level committee formed by the home ministry to investigate the smuggling of 33 kg of gold has not been able to trace any political links to the case although some of those accused in this connection have indicated the involvement of politicians.
KATHMANDU, June 20: Formation of parliamentary committees has been delayed because the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has failed to name members and heads of the committees as a number of senior leaders have started intense lobbying to bag the positions of committee heads.
OSLO, May 11: Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental crackdown closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to do with the rest.
April 19: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has suggested his side are well-prepared for their upcoming Champions League semifinal with Bayern Munich despite a series of shaky performances in La Liga, including Wednesday's 1-1 home draw against Atheltic Bilbao.
My mother is in search for an identity. She used to be called by her father’s name before marriage and by my father’s name after getting married. Now everyone recognizes her by my brother’s name. No one even knows her name. When someone asks her name, she tells them: “Why do you need my name that does not bear any meaning?”
KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The search for work stations required for those who will operate the new provincial setups, including offices for governors and provincial ministers and assemblies, has been speeded up at all seven temporary province capitals.
KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) is finding it hard to supply Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) to meet the demand of increasing number of aircrafts operating at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
BAGLUNG, September 10: With the monsoon still showing no sign of retreat, number of patients in Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital has been rising. Patients visit the hospital complaining of viral fever, diarrhea and dysentery.
LAHAN, April 21: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), which has been threatening to obstruct the upcoming local elections unless the constitution is amended to its liking, is now finding it hard to resist the election fever spreading among its own party members. More and more aspirants from the party and associated entities have announced their interest in running for different posts in the election.
ARGHAKHACHI, April 5: They have various difficulties and disabilities: Some with talking, some with walking, and some with perceiving and so on. They need help for going anywhere, even to toilet. Without support, they cannot rescue themselves from an emergency situation.
BADEN, Germany, March 18: Financial officials from the world's biggest economies are struggling to define a common stance on trade in the face of the Trump administration's insistence that cross-border commerce must be "fair" as well as "free."
SALLERI (Solukhumbu), Feb 12: The Solukhumbu branch of the Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) at Salleri is struggling to sell off its subsidized rice for what consumers complained comparatively higher price.
KATHMANDU, Dec 12: Even though almost ten months have elapsed since corruption cases were filed against former Armed Police Force chiefs the Special Court, the court has failed to serve notices to them. The court has claimed non-cooperation from the accused in accepting the notices.