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Two killed, 11 injured in road mishap in Bajura access_timeJuly 19

Bajura–Two persons died in a road accident and 11 others were injured at Bhuwakhola of Jagannath rural municipality-5 in Bajura district this morning. The deceased have been identified as Ramesh Bogati and Ram Bahadur Shahi of Mugu district. ...

Mobile health camps for flood survivors in Siraha access_timeJuly 19

Lahan–The Siraha District Health Office Siraha has launched free mobile health camp, targeting the areas largely affected by recent monsoon floods. Basbitta and Sarswor of Siraha municipality-6, and Kalyanpur rural municipality-3 were mostly affe...

27, mostly children, drown to death in Mahottari in FY 2018/19 access_timeJuly 19

Mahottari–The total 27 people were killed after drowning in the district in the fiscal year of 2018/19, and children between the age group of 10 months and 12 years dominate the figure, according to the district police office. Of those who wer...

Govt conducts monitoring in Kathmandu vegetable markets access_timeJuly 19

Kathmandu–The government today morning conducted monitoring in Kalamiti and Balkhu fruits and vegetable markets in the wake of soaring price of vegetables in the Kathmandu Valley lately. Two separate teams from the Department of Commerce, Supp...

Suspension bridges at high risk in Bajura access_timeJuly 19

Martadi–Several bridges over the Karnali and the Budhiganga rivers, the two major rivers in Bajura district, are at high risk due to erosion. The bridge each at Taprisera, Dwari, Tipada and Rapak over the Budhiganga river are at risk. Similarl...

Five injured in bomb explosion in Kailali access_timeJuly 19

Kailali–Five people were injured in the explosion of an improvised explosive device in a local hotel at Chatakpur of Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City in Kailali district on Thursday evening, said the police. The IED was detonated by a person wh...

Two killed in road mishap access_timeJuly 18

Biratnagar–Two persons were killed in a road mishap at Pathari Sanischare municipality-10 along the east-west highway today. The deceased has been identified as Tikaram Thapa, 31, of Kanepokharei rural municipality-3 while identity of another ...

500 flood-hit animals rescued and vaccinated access_timeJuly 18

Kathmandu–More than 500 animals affected by flooding in Rautahat, Bara and Saptari districts have been rescued and vaccinated against possible epidemic. The Snehas Care, an animal care center, and the Nepal Veterinary Association jointly took ...

Ranke-Phidim road obstructed by landslide access_timeJuly 18

Panchthar–A landslide at Pangerbhir of Phalgunanda rural municipality-3 has obstructed Ranke-Phidim road under the Mechi Highway, halting traffic. The disaster caused by rains took place on Wednesday night. Hundreds of vehicles travelling betw...

Buddha statues broken access_timeJuly 18

Butwal–An unidentified group has broken and damaged the Buddha statues installed at various spots along the highway here last night. The unruly group damaged five statues from Nayamill to Shankarnagar section of the highway, Tilottama Municipa...

Proposal of public importance registered in NA access_timeJuly 18

Kathmandu–Lawmakers of the opposition parties have registered a proposal of public importance in the National Assembly, the Upper House of the Federal Parliament, saying the House should acquire information on relief and rescue activities at floo...

Home Minister sees off Haj pilgrims access_timeJuly 18

Kathmandu–Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has bid farewell to the people heading for the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina of Saudi Arabia. He saw off 156 Haj pilgrims at Tribhuvan International Airport today. They comprise the fi...

NC President Deuba urges all to involve in rescue and relief operation access_timeJuly 18

Bardibas–Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged all to involve in rescue and relief operation of the flood and inundation affected people. Addressing party cadres, President Deuba, who arrived Bardibas to carry out onsite visit...

146 killed in one year in road accidents access_timeJuly 18

Chitwan–A total of 146 people died in various road accidents that took place in the district last fiscal year. They died in the 295 traffic accidents that were recorded in the year in the district. This is an increase compared to the previous ...

Farmers to get pension facilities access_timeJuly 18

Bajura– The Budhiganga municipality has decided to grant pension facilities to farmers in the municipality. The third municipal assembly took the decision to begin the provision through development of due procedures from the new fiscal year. ...

35 motorcycles handed over to State police access_timeJuly 18

Pokhara–The Gandaki State government has presented 35 motorcycles worth Rs. 7 million to the State police office. Chief Minister Prithivi Subba Gurung handed over the keys to Chief of State Police Binod Sharma Ghimire at a function held here o...

Peru's ex-president Toledo arrested in U.S. access_timeJuly 17

LIMA– Peru's ex-president Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted in his country on corruption charges, was arrested early Tuesday in the United States, Peruvian judicial officials said. "The attorney general's office ... reports that the...

Death toll rises to 14 in Mumbai building collapse access_timeJuly 17

MUMBAI–The death toll in the collapse of four-storeyed Kesarbhai building in the city's Dongri area rose to 14, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Wednesday. So far, nine people have been injured in the incident. The NDRF ...

IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns as of Sept 12 access_timeJuly 17

WASHINGTON–Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday. Her departure allows the IMF board ...

MEPs narrowly elect von der Leyen to EU top job access_timeJuly 17

STRASBOURG,France– German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on Tuesday after winning over sceptical lawmakers. The 60-year-old conservative was nominated to become the first woman t...