KATHMANDU, May 29: When the country was declared a republic, the people had high hopes that all the ills plaguing the country for centuries will be over once and for all. Although a small section of people remained skeptic about it, a majority of people simply believed in the promises made by the leaders of the then Seven Party Alliance (SPA) and the then CPN (Maoist).

BAITADI, April 15: During the local elections held last year, the candidates in Baitadi district had made various promises, including a promise for employment opportunities at the local level.

SINDHULI, Nov 6: Four people have lost their lives when they were returning home with the second installment of their housing grant after a jeep they were traveling in met with an accident at Tarkibesi in Fikal Rural Municipali-4.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Government Doctors Association of Nepal (GDAN) has warned that it would bring the medical service to a grinding halt except emergency ward saying that the government paid no heed to Dr Govinda KC’s demands.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Before flying to Bangladesh last year to take part in the second edition of the Asian Senior Central Zone Men's Volleyball Championship, Jagdish Bhatta, coach of the national team had said that Nepal's target would be winning its first international medal. However Nepal's hope of bagging the first ever international medal in volleyball was crushed by the Maldives in the third-place playoff.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Ten years after signing the signing the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) since the decade-long civil war came to an end, the former Maoist guerrillas now feel that the agreement was 'a tool for party segregation and compromise on the promises made'.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Nepal’s hope of winning medal in the men’s section of the ongoing 42th Chess Olympiad received a big jolt after losing to Iraq in the final round of the tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday.