Hours long traffic jam irks passengers

September 26, 2019 07:30 am

DHADHING, Sept 26: The mass departure of people from Kathmandu valley with the onset of festive season has left the Prithvi Highway quite congested. The ongoing blacktopping of Naubise–Nagdunga road section has added to the woes of the passengers.

DHADING, August 2: Meen Narayan Shrestha of Siddhalake Rural Municipality-3 of Dhading has abruptly discontinued reconstruction of his house after completing damp-proof course.

MADRID, July 29: Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno stressed the need on Saturday to find a solution to the case of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange which would protect his rights and would not create problems for Ecuador.

After a shocking number of deaths among North Atlantic right whales last year, no new births have been recorded so far this year, moving them ever closer to extinction.

BANEPA, March 30: As many as 14 transport committees have waged a fierce war against Mayur Yatayat transportation service in Banepa, Dhulikhel. As this newly introduced transportation service posed threat to their strong syndicate along the Araniko Highway, the other transport entrepreneurs have united against it. Demanding cancelation of its Kathmandu-Banepa route permit, the entrepreneurs have threatened to bring transportation service to a halt in several areas of Kavre in case their demand is not fulfilled.

JAJARKOT, Jan 9: The dipping temperature compounded by the foggy weather has added to the woes of viral fever patients in Jajarkot. According to the health workers and doctors deployed in various parts of the district, providing service to the patients has really been a challenge due to the increasing cold.

Trouble with a Blank Page

November 29, 2017 09:11 am

The flowers look more comely when they blossom, spread the aroma with a mélange of love, hope, an inspiration to the beings around. So, is with blank paper. Once scribbled, it carries the imaginations, stories, views and expressions of an individual. The same blank page, when Shakespeare found on his table, revolutionized the field of literature while Socrates, Aristotle’s pages revolutionized the field of philosophy. Moreover, here I was staring at a blank page hoping a magic wand would hover around my keyboard and fill it with the best lines, prose, poem, an essay or an equation to solve the unsolvable queries of a lifetime.

SIRAHA, Nov 14: Political analysts and general public are closely following elections in Madhes. One of the factors behind it is that the ‘democratic’ and the left alliances are fielding competent candidates that have the potential to give tough competition to even veteran candidates for Madhes based parties.

Nepali herbs traders are facing more difficulties with the imposition of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) by India. Before this, they had been facing various problems with the levying of 'transit permit' on the export of herbs by the Uttar Pradesh government of India.

BIRGUNJ, July 18: People from both Nepal and India are facing trouble for their cross movement due to lack of proper traffic management in Raxaul border point. The locals have complained that they were facing problems in the movement as Raxaul Railway Siding and Integrated Customs Post (ICP) were running in poor management.

German police braced for trouble at G20 summit

KHAN YUNIS, June 8: One of the few foreign backers of Hamas, faces massive pressure from its Gulf neighbors to cut ties with the Islamic militant group. If it does, the result could be disastrous for Hamas-ruled Gaza.

KATHMANDU, May 27: As consensus between the ruling and opposition parties to lift the ongoing House obstruction remains elusive, the government is facing difficulty in having the policy and programs endorsed by parliament and present the budget for the new fiscal year on time.

PALERMO,  March 25: Italy survived some first-half scares on the way to a 2-0 win over Albania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble caused by away fans on Friday.

Double trouble

March 21, 2017 00:45 am

Our Banks and Financial Institutions (BFIs) seem to be a law unto themselves, openly flouting central bank directives, cheating their customers and bullying those who default on their loans.

HYDERABAD, India, Feb 11: Faced with a mountainous task after India's massive first innings, Bangladesh struggled to 125-4 at lunch on day three of the one-off cricket test in Hyderabad on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: The constitution amendment bill registered by the government is in trouble as more fringe political parties have decided to stand against it.

According to the UN, one in three women is victimized every day, and one in five women will become a victim of rape or attempted rape in her lifetime, according to World Health Organization. Women are considered to stay silent, even when they have to endure rape and violence. A group of app developers from Echo Innovators came up with ‘Namaste Nari’, an app to empower, educate, protect and help every woman.

KAVRE, Nov 16:Rammaiya Bishwokarma of Chipleti village in Karve was more than happy when she received Rs 50,000 as the first installment of housing grant.

Kate Moss's relationship in trouble!

September 19, 2016 14:51 pm

LONDON, Sept 19: Supermodel Kate Moss's relationship with her boyfriend Count Nikolai von Bismarck is reportedly on the rocks.

Julia Roberts's marriage in trouble!

September 11, 2016 19:42 pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept 11: Actress Julia Roberts and Danny Moder's marriage is reportedly in trouble due to actor Owen Wilson.

LOS ANGELES: The much-publicized relationship of singer Taylor Swift and actor Tom Hiddleston has reportedly hit a rough patch with the "Thor" star rumored to be fed up of being a "laughing stock".

Mining for trouble?

July 6, 2016 00:25 am

Will we be mining happiness or will these recently discovered mines add to our collective misery?

MARSEILLE, France, June 18: There are good draws and there are bad draws. Iceland has had one of each.

PARIS,June 13:England manager Roy Hodgson and captain Wayne Rooney have appealed directly to fans to end the violence after UEFA warned the both English FA and Russian FA that a repeat of violence could result expulsion from EURO 2016. Three Lions boss Hodgson and captain Rooney have issued a message about fan behavior in a video posted on England's official Twitter account.