Vladimir Putin has earned a reputation for keeping other world leaders waiting. Since 2003, the Russian leader has arrived late for numerous high profile meetings with heads of state, dignitaries and prominent officials.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Sugarcane farmers in the southern belt of the country have been awaiting payments for thousands of tons of canes bought by local sugar mills for the past many months. However, the government has not been able to take firm action against mill operators who have been dilly-dallying on releasing payments to farmers.

Waiting for budget

May 28, 2018 02:00 am

First big test of Oli government

Waiting for Godot!

May 16, 2018 00:57 am

One year after Nepal elected its local governments, progress card of over 740 local units shows mostly disappointing results.

KATHMANDU, Feb 19: Tired of waiting for foreign grants, the government has started reconstructing schools damaged by the 2015 earthquakes on its own.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 20: The poor locals of Khairabani rural municipality are waiting for warm clothes and other urgent essential goods as they are adversely affected by the cold wave.

ROLPA, Nov 26: After months of waiting and anticipation, Rolpa the origin of the decade-long Maoist insurgency, is ready for the parliamentary and provincial polls.

PAANCHTHAR, July 1: On Friday, Sanjay Rai of Phidim, the district headquarters of Paanchthar, was busy noting down the poll updates outside the rural municipality office.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The Election Commission (EC) is waiting for details from returning officer on how to move ahead in completing vote counting of Bharatpur Metropolitan City.

The waiting game

May 19, 2017 23:20 pm

Each moment there is some or the other thought that keeps going on in each one of our minds. We think of many things within during 24 hours of a day. In the middle of our hectic schedule, we are always in a rush hardly have time to concentrate on one thought at one point in time. To think about it, our mind is a multi-tasker. Multi-tasking is an important skill and at the same time it gives an emotional high.

Holeri Bazar waiting for polls

May 6, 2017 07:23 am

ROLPA, May 5: Holeri bazaar of Rolpa has a special connection with the ‘people’s war’. During the decade-long Maoist insurgency, this town never remained at peace. On 13 February of 1996, Maoists attacked the police post in Holeri and went underground officially. While the police were not prepared for the attack, the rebels had bombed with powerful explosives.

Waiting for Godot

April 25, 2017 00:35 am

For people like my father in remote Gorkha there is still uncertainty over whether they will get any help

DOTI, April 6:  An adolescent girl of Gajari in Doti district, who sustained burn injuries about two months ago when her Chhaupadi shed caught fire, is still awaiting treatment. She is forced to endure agonizing pain every day in lack of sufficient funds for her treatment.

Man found dead at waiting lounge

February 24, 2017 10:53 am

RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Feb 24: An unidentified person was found death at Bhanu Chowk of Ratnanagar Municipality – 8, Chitwan on Thursday.

MORANG, Feb 21: More than 100 pairs of gays and lesbians from Morang are deprived of their right to marriage in the absence of the law legalizing their marriage, said Blue Diamond Society.

Elderly dies while waiting for allowance

February 13, 2017 23:30 pm

UDAYAPUR, Feb 14: An elderly man waiting to collect his allowance at a distribution center in Udayapur died on Monday.

MUGU, Jan 19: Tshering Lama, 20, of Pulu, Mugu died on Thursday at the airport of the district while waiting for the plane.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has has said he believes Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will resign as the government under his leadership is already reduced to a minority status.