KATHMANDU, July 16: Supply of fruits including mango and pineapple has reduced by around 80% after pesticide residue test has been made mandatory for fruits and vegetables coming from India.
“Nowadays, we supply only 15-20 tons of mangoes every day due to pesticide issues.
RUKUM, May 9: Despite the government's claim of having provided subsidized rice to food deficit areas in Dolpa, the locals are complaining of receiving barely anything as per the government's declaration.
People in Kathmandu are almost in panic. They are standing in long queues in front of petrol pumps to fill their gas tanks. Many on social media have presented it as a reminder of the 2015 blockade when getting few liters of petrol and diesel felt like achieving a great feat.
ARGHAKHACHI, April 4: The family of Sita Tharu of Padini Rural Municipality in Arghakhanchi district was thinking of migrating to the plains due to acute water crisis in the village. Since many others did so, this family also wanted to follow suit. According to Tharu, the greatest problem in her locality has always been that of water.
Article 35 (4) of the Constitution of Nepal, 2072 explicitly states that every citizen shall have an access to clean drinking water and sanitation. However, this constitutional right is far from reach for a majority of the people in the city.
KATHMANDU, Jan 13: The commercial operation of an optical fiber link between China and Nepal has formally begun, paving way for supply of internet bandwidth via Jilong gateway near Kerung along the Nepal-China border.
DOTI, Jan 13: Fuel traders in the district have claimed that the tankers of Nepal Oil Corporation have been delivering less than the said amount of petroleum. The tankers have been supplying them four percent less petroleum in average, the traders have claimed.
KATHMANDU, Nov 30: Supply of domestic oranges to the Kathmandu Valley has plunged by about a half this year compared to the last year, according to the statistics of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market Development Board (KFVMDB).
KATHMANDU, September 3: Supply Minister Shiva Kumar Mandal has said that his ministry will take action against Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Executive Director Gopal Khadka regardless of any political pressure, once there is evidence at hand.
KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Electricity supply to Biratnagar, Anarmani, Duhabi and other cities east of Biratnagar has been disrupted as the Duhabi-based 132 KVA substation has been inundated by floods, cutting off import of electricity from India. Incessant rain for the last two days caused the folds, said a press notice issued by Nepal Electricity Authority.
BHAIRAHAWA, August 5: At a time when Ministry of Energy (MoE) and the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) have launched a campaign to end load-shedding, long power cuts and erratic power supply is affecting daily life of Rupandehi locals.
KATHMANDU, July 28: Residents of Kathmandu who have been enjoying uninterrupted power supply since some months will face power outages again as Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) is set to discontinue power supply to some areas of Kathmandu valley and other parts of the country, citing regular repair and the expansion and construction of transmission line.
KATHMANDU, JULY 22: The reconstruction of Patan Darbar Square is likely to take four more years, according to workers rebuilding and renovating the historical and cultural monuments destroyed during the earthquake of April 2015.
KATHMANDU, June 13: Frequent disruption in power supply system of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has occurred due to poor precaution taken while installing pipelines in the ongoing system distribution of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project.
LONDON, June 13: Oil prices rose slightly on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia said it would make significant export cuts in July amid signs of a draw down in U.S. crude inventories, though increasing U.S. output continues to weigh on the market.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Electricity supply in the Kathmandu Valley as well as in Pokhara, Butwal and Bharatpur was interrupted for about 20 minutes on Thursday evening due to a problem in 132 KVA transmission line, according to officials of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA).
Rampur (Palpa), April 26: There has been no bound of happiness among the local people following supply of electricity to all settlements of Rampur municipality wards 4,5 and 7 after a hiatus of 17 years.