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Flood sweeps away 60 houses and sheds, Bahunepati bridge at risk access_time2021-08-02

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The flooding caused by the swollen Melamchi rivulet since Saturday has so far swept away 60 houses and sheds. Fifty five houses were washed away in Kiul, Chanaute, Gyalthum and other areas while five structures in Talamarang and Melam...

Missing crown of Chhinnamasta temple found access_time2021-08-02

SAPTARI, Aug 2: The silver crown of the Goddess Chhinnamasta that was stolen from the famous Chhinnamasta Temple was found on Monday.  Police took control of Rajesh Kumar Mandal of Bishnupur Rural Municipality-5, Majhau along with the stolen si...

Karnali Highway obstructed access_time2021-08-01

SURKHET, Aug 1: The Karnali Highway has been obstructed after a landslide occurred at Chaukhola of Khandachakra Municipality-10 at 10:00 am today. The District Administration Office said efforts were continued to clear the landslide deposition and rest...

Melamchi flood sweeps away 17 more houses access_time2021-08-01

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 1: Seventeen houses and huts in Helambu and Melamchi of Sindhupalchowk were washed away by the flooded Melamchi River last night. According to the District Police Office, the incessant rains for some days triggered the flood.  ...

Melamchi flood: Chanaute bridge swept away (with photos) access_time2021-08-01

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The flooded Melamchi river has washed away the red bridge over the river in Chanaute. According to local resident Hasta Pandit, the bridge collapsed at 7:45 on Sunday  morning.  The bridge was the only way connecting ...

Marsyangdi River brought back to original course access_time2021-07-31

MANANG, July 31: Marsyangdi River in Manang has been diverted to its original course. The river had changed its regular course following the incessant rains since June 15. A water dam had been created with the river changing its course and it had pu...

Incidents of snakebite on the rise access_time2021-07-31

MAHOTTARI, July 31: The number of incidents of snakebite has increased unprecedentedly, due to rise in the temperature and heat. As a result, the Mahottari district hospital in Jaleswar has reported a rise in the number of people coming for treatment o...

3,611 new COVID-19 cases reported in past 24 hours access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: A total of 3,611 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the country in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.  New cases were detected through 9,783 PCR tests and 4,878 antigen tests conducted...

Police raid Chinese-run liquor factory in Thamel (with photos) access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Police have raided a liquor factory run by a Chinese citizen at Jyatha, Thamel in the capital.  A team of police personnel deployed from the Metropolitan Crime Division, on Friday, raided the factory and seized 10,000 liters...

School gets telescope access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Singer Yogeshwor Amatya has gifted a telescope to the Chhauni-based Panchakanya Secondary School.   The decision to provide the optical instrument to the school was to inspire students to pursue an interest in astronomy an...

Tax-evaded sugar seized access_time2021-07-30

KATHMANDU, July 30: Police in Kanchanpur district seized a huge quantity of sugar imported from India by evading tax on Thursday evening. A joint team of police deployed from Sudurpaschim Province Police and District Police Office seized the sugar...

Sinti waterfall lures more domestic tourists access_time2021-07-30

NARAYANGHAT, July 30: Sinti waterfall located at Kalika Municipality-9 Chitwan district has received more domestic tourists in the recent days.  Chairman of ward no. 9 of the municipality, Hem Bahadur Chhetri, said that increased publicity dr...

COVID-19: 3,365 new cases, 16 deaths access_time2021-07-29

KATHMANDU, July 29: The country reported 3,365 new cases of COVID-19 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.  The new cases were confirmed from 9,555 RT-PCR tests and 4,687 Antigen tests c...

International Tiger Day being observed today access_time2021-07-29

KATHMANDU, July 29: July 29, is the International Tiger Day. It is being observed with the theme- 'Their Survival Is In Our Hands'. Nepal is also observing the day, organizing various programs in the national and sub-national levels on Thurs...

KMC re-launches vaccination drive for people above 50 access_time2021-07-29

KATHMANDU, July 29: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has re-launched the COVID-19 vaccination drive for the remaining people above 50 years of age.  Under the four-day campaign that started today, vaccination centers have been managed at all 32 ...

Massive fire at a factory in Balaju (with photos) access_time2021-07-28

KATHMANDU, July 28: A massive fire broke out at a  sofa manufacturing factory in Balaju in the capital on Wednesday afternoon.  The factory caught the file after a short circuit at 3:45 PM.  Locals and police personnel deploye...

Three killed, seven injured in Gulmi jeep accident access_time2021-07-28

GULMI, July 28: Three persons died and seven others were injured in a jeep accident in Gulmi district this morning. Identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet. The accident took place when the jeep (Lu 1 Ja 4559) heading towards Tamgha...

President Bhandari inaugurates war museum access_time2021-07-28

KATHMANDU, July 28: The Nepal Army-initiated construction of a war museum has come to a final shape.  President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated the museum today. Nepal Army had constructed the museum building at the cost of around Rs 70 mil...

Truck-motorbike collision leaves couple dead access_time2021-07-28

JHAPA, July 28: A couple died when a truck knocked a motorbike they were riding at Damak-4, Chiyadokan of Jhapa along the East-West Highway.  The deceased have been identified as Purna Bahadur Bista, 43, a hotel entrepreneur of Kankai municipal...

Promoting Green Recovery Project (PGRP) kicks off in Waling access_time2021-07-27

WALING, July 27: Waling Municipality has started Promoting Green Recovery Project (PGRP) for management of waste in the Municipality. The PGRP amounting to nearly Rs 50 million budget is implemented by Product Holding Multipurpose Cooperatives in ...