Annual budget, policies presented amid protests in several local units of Province 2
Security personnel lobbed two dozen tear gas canisters to contain the situation after a violent clash ensued between rival political parties in Maulapur Municipality of Rautahat district on Thursday.
Wildlife workers not vaccinated despite being in risk group
Park officials engage with wildlife and local communities, so it is important to protect them as well as animals from infection, conservationists say.
Survivors of Melamchi floods wait to see missing family members
Around 600 people in Melamchi and 300 in Helambu, which lies upstream, have been affected by floods last week.
Siltation in Kaligandaki river affects settlements and arable lands in Mustang
Erosion of the banks and siltation gain momentum during the monsoon, which can lead to floods and inundation.
Lawyers question President’s intent as hearing on House dissolution starts
The way Bhandari acted on May 21 makes it clear that she wanted Oli—and no other person—as prime minister, advocates argue. Hence she rejected Deuba’s claim.
Anti-graft body files Rs1 billion graft case against three for granting illegal tax waivers
Chudamani Sharma, Lumba Dhwaj Mahat and Umesh Dhakal face corruption charges for a second time in nearly four years.
Manang’s Naso Rural Municipality setting up temporary office at Besisahar after flood
Dharapani, the administrative headquarters of the rural municipality, was badly damaged by the flooded Marsyangdi river in the second week of June.
Mahakali embankment fortified at Khalanga
Although the water level in the river has been receding since Sunday evening, the threat of the river breaking its embankment is still high.
Settlements in Chure foothills at high risk of flood, landslide
Conservationists blame exploitation of forest and riverbed materials in the Chure region for the incidents of floods and landslides occurring frequently in recent years.
Economic growth target unchanged for the next three years despite the pandemic
Target of 6.5 percent for 2021-22 may be met if situation normalises given the negative growth last fiscal year, but double digit growth after that is impossible, experts say.
Government allows limited domestic flights to resume
The Cabinet has decided to open up a number of international sectors for the convenience of Nepali migrant workers.
Supreme Court quashes appointment of 20 ministers
Oli had inducted the ministers in two different Cabinet expansions after the government became a caretaker one following May 21 House dissolution.
Nepal resuming and adding more flights to labour destination countries
The decision will bring relief to thousands of Nepali migrant workers stuck at home and abroad, as well as help in the repatriation of bodies of Nepali workers.
Admission campaigns begin in Karnali schools
The majority of schools in the province have launched admission campaigns after publishing results of the last academic session based on internal evaluation.
Nepal’s abstention on Myanmar resolution at UN raises questions
Diplomats, experts and rights defenders say Nepal, despite being a member of the Human Rights Council, failed to show its commitment to human rights and democracy.
Mob vandalises Chitwan park’s office after tiger kills woman
Park officials say Ratnanagar residents were angry for delay in retrieval of victim’s body.
Pandemic-battered foreign recruitment industry seeks government support
An ILO study says Nepal’s foreign employment agencies experienced various obstacles in running their businesses due to the pandemic and have been left to fend for themselves.
Landslides obstruct rural roads in Achham
The construction of roads without carrying out environmental impact assessments has put several parts of the district at high risk of landslides, local residents say.
Swollen Mahakali inundates settlements in Kanchanpur
Floods have displaced more than 35 families in the district and damaged a 100-metre road section and an under-construction bridge.
Nepal to switch to light electric vehicles by 2031 as fossil fuel import balloons
The government wants the world’s 10 electric vehicle manufacturing companies to set up plants in Nepal. There is no reason for them to come, industry insiders say.