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Multiple landslides block Pasang Lhamu highway access_time2017/7/21

Rasuwa - Multiple landslides triggered by last night's incessant rainfall at different locations have blocked transportation along the Ramche stretch of the Pasang Lhamu highway.  According to social worker, Chamsingh Tamang, landslides hav...

Teenager succumbs to injuries after falling off mini truck access_time2017/7/21

Bhaktapur - A teenager who fell off a mini truck heading towards Bhaktapur from Dhungepati of Changunarayan municipality – 5 succumbed to injuries last night.  Manual worker, Himal Gharti Magar, 18, of Dang breathed his last in course of ...

Manual worker dies of suffocation in 40 feet deep well access_time2017/7/21

Ratnanagar (Chitwan) - A manual worker has died of asphyxiation while cleaning up a well at Gitanagar in eastern Chitwan.  Ram Kumar Rana, 36, was cleaning up a well located within the residence of one Some Bahadur Loko at Naya Basti of Bharatp...

Adolescent and women's education help Muslim women find path to change access_time2017/7/19

Mahottari - Until eight months ago, letters had no meaning for 35 year-old Rajiya Khatun of Samsi Rural Municipality in Mahottari who used to see her existence in just doing household duties.  But, with her entry to the adolescent and women'...

Lightning claims mom and daughter access_time2017/7/19

Urlabari (Morang) - A woman and her daughter were killed after lightning struck them at Letang Municipality-2 of Morang district this morning.  The deceased are Chandra Tamang, 47, and her daughter Sishma Tamang, 19. The incident took place at ...

Udayapur's places in grip of viral fever access_time2017/7/19

Gaighat (Udayapur) - Viral fever has taken its toll in some parts of the district with health institutions including the District Hospital being crammed with patients lately, health workers said.  Places like Triyuga, Belaka and Chaudandi munic...

One goes missing in Marsyangdi river access_time2017/7/19

Besisahar (Lamjung) - A person went missing after a truck plunged into the Marsyangdi river today.  The missing is Rajan, the helper of the truck. The incident took place when the goods-laden truck (Ba 2 Kha 9606) heading towards Manang from Be...

Police Wives Association distribute relief packages to flood – stricken access_time2017/7/19

Rajbiraj - The Nepal Police Wives Association on Tuesday distributed relief to as many as 19 families struck by flooding here.  Centre's Chairperson Sima Aryal distributed the relief packages amidst a function held at the premises of the Ar...

Two dead in separate bike accidents access_time2017/7/19

Chitwan - Two persons were killed and two others injured in separate motorbike accidents in the district.  According to District Police Office, Chitwan, Balram Bhandari 48, of Bhimsennagar died after his bike (Na 42 Pa 281) en route to Parbatip...

Youth arrested for raping girl access_time2017/7/19

Bhojpur - A youth has been taken into custody in accusation of raping an 11 – year – old girl of Yaku area of Arun rural municipality – 5, Bhojpur.  20 – year – old Durga Bahadur Shrestha was arrested based on a co...

Girl drowns in canal, drunken man falls into river access_time2017/7/19

Gulariya (Bardiya) - An 11 – year – old girl drowned in the Dhobi river's canal on Tuesday at Manpur of Thakurbaba municipality – 3, Bardiya.  Sapana Airi, daughter of Panna Airi, was found dead after disappearing in the r...

One dies after a rundown wooden bridge gives way access_time2017/7/18

Jajarkot - A 43 – year – old man was killed after a wooden bridge over a river gave way at Triveni Nalgadh municipality – 3 on Monday.  Hum Bahadur Pariyar, a native of the same locality, fell into the Sankat river after the w...

Beni – Jomsom road to be sealed off during night time access_time2017/7/18

Babiyachaur (Myagdi) - The Beni – Jomsom road stretch will remain shut during the night time due to the risk of landslides.  The local administration took the decision to seal off the route during the night in view of the threat of landsl...

54 – year – old woman murdered access_time2017/7/18

Damauli - A 54 – year – woman has been thrashed to death here at Ghiring rural municipality – 4 of Tanahun.  Dolmaya Ranabhat of Dumriswanra area was killed by 28 – year – old Bhim Bahadur Ranabhat, according to Ta...

Dolpa dist HQ, Dunai, at high risk of floods access_time2017/7/17

Dolpa (Dunai) - Headquarters of the Dolpa District, Dunai, is at high risk of flooding with the onset of monsoon every year.  The water level in the river starts to rise during the rainy season, increasing the chances of bank erosion and floodi...

Chataradham-Pindeshwor Bolbam pilgrimage begins access_time2017/7/17

Itahari - With the commencement of the month of Saun in the Nepali calendar, the Chatradham-Pindeshwor pilgrimage known as 'Bolbam festival' devoted to the Hindu God Shiva has commenced in Sunsari.  Today, the first Monday of the month ...

Over Rs 45 million distributed to conflict victims in Myagdi access_time2017/7/17

Babiyachaur (Myagdi) - Victims of the Maoist insurgency in Myagdi have finally received relief amount 10 years into the government's declaration of relief package.  More than Rs 45 million relief amount has been distributed to those, who lo...

Two picked up for slaughtering cow access_time2017/7/17

Pokhara - Police have arrested two persons on charges of slaughtering cow, national animal of the country, from Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan CITY-24 in Kaski.  Cow slaughter is punishable under the new constitution of the country. Local reside...

84-year-old arrested on charges of raping six-year-old access_time2017/7/17

Dolakha - Police have arrested an elderly man on charges of raping a six-year-old from Bhimeshwor Municipality-7 in the district.  Raghu Nath Subedi, 84, lured the rape survivor by offering mangoes, took her to his home and raped, police said. ...

Body of man swept away recovered access_time2017/7/17

  Surunga (Jhapa)- The body of a man, who was swept away by Kankai river on Sunday, was recovered around 500 meters downstream today.  The deceased has been identified as Kamal Phuyal, 29, of Shivasatachi Municipality-7. Phuyal was wa...