Me without you

April 23, 2019 09:00 am

The rays of sun are bright But there is no shadows without you The blowing wind is pervasive

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Members of a tripartite plus task force on quality tea have stressed the need to implement the recently announced minimum wage for workers.

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.

KATHMANDU, July 22: A task force formed by the government to hold talks with Dr Govinda KC has urged the physician, who has been on a fast-unto-death for the last three weeks, to accept dialogue without any conditions.

PARBAT, July 14: Services at the District Hospital have suffered for void in leadership.

NRA almost defunct without CEO

July 14, 2018 03:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: As the post of Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) remains vacant since last week, the fate of some of the important administrative works needed to be carried out immediately to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction has become uncertain.

KATHMANDU, July 11: It has been revealed that a team led by Supreme Court (SC) Justice Ananda Mohan Bhattarai left for a week-long trip to Georgia on Sunday without seeking prior approval from the government. The visit is in violation of the recently introduced Foreign Trips Management Directives-2018.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The government's decision to terminate all the appointments made last year by the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after the election code of conduct came into effect has also led to the removal of the chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal among around 300 other political appointees.

JUMLA, June 23: There isn’t a single health post in any of the 30 wards of Jumla district. This district with a total of 60 wards has seven rural municipalities and one municipality. Though the public has lamented the extremely sorry state of health facilities, authorities do not promise a sign of change anytime soon.

LAHAN, June 21: Two Indian quacks arrested on the charge of operating unauthorized health clinic in Lahan Municipality ward no 8 have been released without punishment.

DHANGADHI, June 20: The provincial parliamentary committees also known as 'mini-parliaments' is operating without leaders in Province 7 since its formation. It has been five months since the provincial assembly started conducting meetings but four committees still do not have chairpersons

KATHMANDU, June 6: Softening its previous stance, the Election Commission (EC) has hinted at registering the newly formed Nepal Communist Party (NCP) without 33 percent women representation in the party's central organization as required by the law.

KATHMANDU, May 16: While the country has been declared free from load shedding, 119 out of 460 rural municipalities are without energy facilities, according to Ram Prasad Dhital, executive director of the Alternative Energy Promotion Center.

QUEENS WITHOUT TIARA

May 12, 2018 10:03 am

We ‘men’ often come up with a grandiose view of one’s judgments. Afterwards, the theories are set, be it gender or social apartheid, though, without considering the error of judgments.

Kathmandu, May 11: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has said the base of economic prosperity would be built by increasing the consumption electricity.

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.

MAHOTTARI, April 23 : Dozens of children unable to join schools due to lack of birth certificates have been admitted to community schools under recommendation of the Gaushala municipality here.

MUGU,April 22:  The authorities seems to be silent despite of the construction of maternity hospital that has become lame  due to lack of maternal and child health workers  at the health posts of Karmarong rural municipality of Mugu.

KATHMANDU, April 21: Sher Bahadur Tamang, Minister for Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, has spoken of the need of keeping youth labour force at home.

KATHMANDU, Apr 20: The Special General Assembly (SGA) of the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) held in Kathmandu on Thursday has passed its statute without making any changes in the version earlier amended and endorsed by the advisory group of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

SIRAHA, April 17: A few days ago, Rameshwar Prasad Yadav, the in-charge of Majhaura Health Post of Nawarajpur Rural Municipality, was found checking the health of one and half years old Kritika Yadav by holding her wrist in his hand, trying to examine her pulse rate. He was not using even a stethoscope because the health post doesn't have one. The health post lacks other minor medical tools required for checking blood pressure, cough and other problems.

BAITADI, April 3: Different types of service have been affected in lack of employees at local-level even after nine months of local-level election.

DHANKUTA, April 2: Different multi-year projects running for years in Dhankuta district have faced hardships in the recent times for lack of budget. Stakeholders have complained that the situation emerged after the the Ministry of Peace and Reconstruction did not release the budget as expected.

Queen without King!

March 31, 2018 10:31 am

I know I am beautiful I know I am brave enough to hold myself!

March 30: It has come to light that the United Nations office in Nepal is conducting a detailed study on highly sensitive political issues such as federalism, identity politics and ethnicity without clearing it with the government.

DHANGADHI, March 23: Chief Minister of Province 7 Trilochan Bhatta said that the provincial government has not been able to work in a full-fledged manner due to delay on the part of the federal government to delegate executive powers to the provincial governments.

BIRATNAGAR, Mar 21: Minister for Federal Affairs and General Administration, Lalbabu Pandit, has said civil service employees remaining as the competent human resources could not be given voluntary retirement.

School without roof

March 17, 2018 08:12 am

PYUTHAN, March 16: Imagining a classroom without roof is weird. However, this is how the classes have been running at Bal Bidya Secondary School of Pyuthan Municipality after the wind and storm on Thursday night blew off the roof. As their final examination is underway, students have no choice but to be punctual in such classrooms. They say that they have no choice than to sit for exams in the dilapidated building.

School without roof

March 17, 2018 05:36 am

PYUTHAN, March 17: Imagining a classroom without roof is weird. However, this is how the classes have been running at Bal Bidya Secondary School of Pyuthan Municipality after the wind and storm on Thursday night blew off the roof. As their final examination is underway, students have no choice but to be punctual in such classrooms.

SIRAHA, March 16: Rambilas Yadav of Mirchaiya-8, Phulbariya sustained a deep cut to his hand while collecting fodder on Tuesday. He immediately rushed to a local health post for treatment.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Forty eight out of the 55 LPG industries operating in the country have not yet taken the Nepal Standard certification.

KATHMANDU, Mar 6: The government is going to prohibit the entry of vehicles without green- sticker on the roads of the metropolitan cities from the first day of Nepali calendar, Baishakh (April 14).

ROLPA, Feb 24: The current academic year is about to end and students across the country will be appearing for their final examinations in two weeks.

DADELDHURA, Feb 3: Seven months are about to complete since the beginning of the current fiscal year, but Amargadhi Municipality which is considered the oldest municipality of Dadeldhura district has been operating without a chief executive.

DADELDHURA, Feb 2: Seven months are about to complete since the beginning of the current fiscal year, but Amargadhi Municipality which is considered the oldest municipality of Dadeldhura district has been operating without a chief executive.

NUWAKOT, Feb 1: It is almost two months since ward no 1 of Dupcheswor Rural Municipality has been operating without a ward chief.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Monday arrested as many as 17 foreign doctors and three hospital entrepreneurs from various hospitals in the capital on charge of working without permission.

DHARAN, Jan 22:  The construction of Maternity Child Health (MCH) Center building at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is being carried out without carrying out 'proper' cost estimation.

LONDON, Jan 11: The form table suggests Liverpool have realistic hopes of disrupting Manchester City’s waltz towards the Premier League title when they meet on Sunday, although they must quickly learn how to cope without Philippe Coutinho.

MUGU, Jan 10: Absence of health workers at a local health post of western Khatyad Rural Municipality-10, Hyanglung of Mugu has deprived patients of viral fever from treatment and medicines.

KHOTANG, Jan 5: With the transfer of ward secretaries to other districts, most wards of rural municipalities in Khotang are operating without secretaries.

Holden says she never wears a full face of make-up around the house but likes to put on a set of false eyelashes in the morning before dropping off her kids to the school.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: Nepal has concluded its journey for SAFF U-15 Women’s Football Championship with a 1-1 draw with Bhutan on Thursday.

PARIS, Dec 19:  A total of 65 journalists and media workers were killed in 2017, the lowest toll in 14 years, according to figuresreleased on Tuesday by Reporters Without Borders.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 11: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirala in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.

New PM without parliament formation!

December 11, 2017 01:48 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Should a single political party secure majority seats in parliament, the party's parliamentary leader can be appointed the prime minister even before the formation of parliament.

BIRATNAGAR, Dec 10: Proving wrong the notion that elections cannot be won without money, Lal Babu Pandit of CPN-UML emerged victorious from Morang-6 in the recently concluded parliamentary elections. He defeated Nepali Congress (NC) heavyweight Shekhar Koirla in the polls, and that too, without spending anything.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has called on voters to confidently take part in the tomorrow's elections of the House of Representatives and State Assemblies, stating the government has guaranteed full security for the polls.

You can vote without voting ID cards

December 6, 2017 14:09 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: Registered voters who are awaiting their Voter ID cards can cast their votes by furnishing their government ID cards, passports, citizenships and license ID cards.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) Governor Chiranjibi Nepal has said that most of the local units in the new federal set up have already got a commercial bank. Speaking at the 20th annual day of Society of Economic Journalists-Nepal (Sejon) in the capital on Friday, governor Nepal said that there are now only 120 local units where commercial banks are yet to open their branch offices.