Dr KC threatens 16th hunger strike

September 27, 2018 05:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: ​Dr Govinda KC, who had ended his 15th fast-unto-death on the 27th day on July 26, has threatened to start yet another round of hunger strike citing 'government apathy toward implementing the agreements reached with him' at the time of ending the last strike.

BAJURA, July 28: The locals of the district are in danger of landslide because of the torrential rain for continuous three days. Road sections have been damaged for which there is no vehicular movement. Dozens of villages are under the risk of a landslide as the land structure itself is of slanted type.

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iranian President Hassan Rohani on Twitter to ‘NEVER, EVER THREATEN” the United States again or face consequences “few throughout history have ever suffered before.”

BHAKTAPUR, July 18: The earthquake of April 2015 had rendered Astamaya Manandhar's house fragile. Each monsoon, since then, further affected the integrity of house. This monsoon the house collapsed.

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, July 11: The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China on Tuesday, saying it would slap 10 percent tariffs on an extra $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.

WASHINGTON, July 6: As US tariffs on Chinese imports worth $34 billion kicked in on Friday, President Donald Trump said he would consider imposing additional levies on $500 billion in Chinese goods, should Beijing retaliate.

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies quickly escalated.

Donald Trump has threatened to escalate a global trade war on the EU and Canada, hours before he meets their leaders at the G7 summit in Quebec.

WASHINGTON, May 28: President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

RUSSIA, May 17: ISIS threatened to behead Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the World Cup in chilling mocked-up photos.

SOUTH KOREA, May 16: North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals.

SEOUL, May 16: North Korea on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting with South Korea and threatened to scrap a historic summit next month between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over military exercises between Seoul and Washington that Pyongyang has long claimed are invasion rehearsals.

DHADING, May 6: Locals of Gajuri Rural Municipality ward no 2 have been terrorized due to the leakage of a gas bullet which fell into the Trishuli River about a week ago. The gas bullet with registration number HR 55 Q 8630 had plunged down into the Trishuli River from Prithvi Highway in Dhading on April 27.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Civil rights crusader Dr Govinda KC, who is a professor at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of Tribhuvan University has urged the government on Thursday to address his four-point demand as soon as possible.

PARIS, April 30: World football governing body, FIFA at the weekend warned that it would not consult with any of the parties fighting for the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) before throwing the country out of the game if it found that a third party had been meddling in the nation's football affairs.

POKHARA, April 18: While the government is mulling stringent measures to uproot transport syndicates, the cartels are not ready to give up easily.

WASHINGTON, April 11: Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” in response to Syria’s suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people.

WASHINGTON, April 6: President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had instructed U.S. trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs against China, upping the ante in an already high-stakes trade confrontation between the world’s two biggest economies.

KATHMANDU, Jan 26: A day after the government took decisions to reduce the age for receiving the elderly allowance to 65 and provide an additional Rs 100,000 in housing grant to all earthquake-affected households, the CPN-UML has warned that the new government would revoke all such decisions of the caretaker Deuba government.

AITADI, Nov 10: There used to be a well functioning concrete irrigation canal in Syaltadai village until a decade ago. But a massive landslide took toll on it while it displaced over 50 households in the locality. Since then, the locals have always voiced for a new canal time and again.

LONDON, Sept 26: Brent oil prices hovered near 26-month highs on Tuesday, supported by Turkey’s threat to cut crude exports from Iraq’s Kurdistan region and signs of quicker market rebalancing.

Murky Tamur River threatens livelihood

September 11, 2017 04:00 am

DHANKUTA, September 11: In absence of proper drinking water sources, people residing near the banks of Tamur River are obliged to rely on muddy and murky water for their survival. This has been a common problem for the locals here since years.

KANCHANPUR, August 28: Dr Govinda KC who is currently in Spatari, providing treatment to the flood victims, has said that he will continue his fight against the medical mafia by giving continuity to his hunger strike.

Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories – a key provision of the Paris climate deal – according  to a BBC investigation.

KATHMANDU, August 4: Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who has been accused of misappropriating millions of rupees bleeding state coffer, has threatened Nagarik Daily journalist Dilip Paudel.

CHITWAN, July 26: Tourism entrepreneurs in Chitwan are extremely worried these days. The flow of tourists is declining everyday due to the hassles on the road to reach the city, they say. They have stressed building an alternative route to the Mugling-Narayanghat road section, where landslides are normal during the rainy season, in order to prevent further damage to the city's tourism.

TILATHI, July 3: Sudden floods in the Khando and other rivers on Saturday inundated over a dozen villages in the northern and southern areas of Saptari district. Only on Sunday morning did the floods subside and the locals attempted restoring their lives back to normalcy. However, terror and fear among the locals in those areas still remain.

BEIRUT, June 20: Russia has threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian warplane.

KATHMANDU, June 15: The Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) on Thursday said there will be no change in its plans to disrupt local elections in the other districts of the tarai that are going to  polls in the second phase. RJPN leaders said this in response to the government’s  decision Thursday to postpone polls in Province 2.

TIKAPUR, May 30: Some years ago, Prabhunarayan Chaudhari would not dare to walk alone through the dense jungle near Tikapur. Rampant deforestation in the recent years has helped him overcome his fear. “Now I have a new fear in my heart. I fear if the present trees will be around in the next few years,” he said.

KATHMANDU, May 30: The main opposition CPN-UML has warned that it will launch protests if the Election Commission (EC) decides to go for re-polling in the disputed ward of the Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

ON THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON, Fla. (AP) — The most biologically diverse waterway in America is seriously ill.

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened corrupt government officials with the prospect of being thrown out of a helicopter in mid-air, warning he has done it himself before and had no qualms about doing it again.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has threatened the agitating engineers with legal action if they do not return to their work stations in the earthquake-hit districts immediately.

BAJHANG, Oct 29: Jay Bahadur Bohora of Lataun village used to make good money by selling bamboo made items. Since last few years, his bamboo baskets are not much in demand. People have started to store grains and goods rather in tin boxes and plastic bags are preferred as goods carriers. Bohora laments that the traditional occupation is under threat.

Swollen Fusre threatens nearby settlement

September 20, 2016 10:43 am

POKHARA, Sept 20: An entire settlement at Dobilla locality of Pokhara – 17 is faced with a heightened risk of flooding and landslide after a local engorged Fusre river breached its confines.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 15: Grammy Award winning singer Justin Bieber has threatened to make his Instagram account private because of the abuse directed towards his new girlfriend on the social media platform.

Landslide threatens Khabang village

August 13, 2016 02:50 am

KHABANG,Aug 13: Piles of mud have surrounded their houses. Landslides are regular occurrences every monsoon here. Khabang residents do not dare to live in their houses when the rain and landslides are more intense.

UDAYAPUR, Aug 6: The Koshi River, which flows between the border of Udayapur and Sunsari districts, has been changing its course on a daily basis. This has put thousands of families in various VDCs of Udayapur district at high risk of being displaced.

MUMBAI, July 31: Katrina Kaif prefers to stay away from the media glare and doesn't like if the photojournalists click her pictures without her consent.