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Child feared drowned, man found dead access_time2021-10-24

BALEWA, October 24: A child has gone missing in Bhuji river in Bobang of Dhorpatan Municipality-7 in Baglung district. Jeevan, five-year-old son of Dil Bahadur BK of Dhorpatan-7 Dharabot, who went to play with a friend in Bhuji river on Saturday evenin...

Moving bus catches fire access_time2021-10-24

DHADING, October 24: A bus caught fire in Gajuri Bazaar of Gajuri rural municipality-1 on the Prithvi Highway this morning. The bus (Na 6 Kha 1471) heading to Kathmandu from Surkhet caught fire all of a sudden as it was in motion, said Deputy Superi...

PM Deuba in eastern Nepal to take stock of floods and landslides victims access_time2021-10-24

KATHMANDU, October 23: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is travelling eastern Nepal to take stocks of victims of recent floods and landslides. PM Deuba is scheduled to visit Sunsari, Morang, Illam and Panchthar districts on Sunday, according to PM&...

Deuba to visit floods, landslides victims of Kailali and Bardiya today access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU, October 22: Taking the stock of victims of recent floods and landslides triggered by unseasonal incessant rainfall, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is paying similar visits to Kailali and Bardiya on Friday, according to Bhanu Deuba, PM&rsq...

Precious Buddha statue brought at Bhairahawa access_time2021-10-22

RUPANDEHI, October 22: A precious Buddha statue to be set up at the Gautam Buddha International Airport, Bhairahawa arrived here on Thursday. The statue made up of white jade has been brought at Bhairahawa Customs Office from Myanmar via Hong Kong and ...

Five climbers rescued from Nepal's Mera Peak, 1 still missing access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU, Oct. 22: Five climbers including four foreigners and a Nepali guide who were stranded on the Mera Peak in eastern Nepal due to bad weather and massive snowfalls were rescued on Thursday but a Nepali climber remains missing, said the Nepal Mo...

UPDATE: Death toll in recent floods and landslides reaches 104 access_time2021-10-22

KATHMANDU, October 22: As many as 104 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by unseasonal incessant rainfall since Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, a total of 62 people have died due to the incident in Province 1 only...

UPDATE: Death toll in recent floods, landslides climbs to 92, 42 still missing access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU, October 21: Number of people dying due to floods and landslides triggered by unseasonal and incessant rainfall in the last few days has climbed to 92 as of Thursday. As many as 42 people are still missing, According to the Nepal Police Headq...

PM Deuba leaves capital to visit flood and landslide hit areas access_time2021-10-21

KATHMANDU, October 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba left for floods and landslide hit areas from the capital city on Thursday morning. A team-led by PM Deuba left Kathmandu at 8 AM on Thursday. PM Deuba has been accompanied by Finance Minister ...

Unseasonal rain claims 30, 31 missing across the country access_time2021-10-20

KATHMANDU, October 20: Incessant rainfall in the past few days claimed the lives of 30 people and 31 others are still missing across the country as of Wednesday morning. According to the spokes[erson of Nepal Police, SSP Basanta Kuwar, as many as 30...

Flood sweeps away Karnali bridge construction materials access_time2021-10-20

KARNALI, October 20: The flood-fed Karnali River swept away materials of under-construction bridge linking Surkhet and Kailali. According to the Province Police Office, Surkhet, the flooding occurred on Tuesday took away construction materials of the c...

Karki couple killed in tuskers attack access_time2021-10-20

MAHENDRANAGAR, October 20: A couple died in wild tuskers' attack at Shuklaphanta municipality-12, Basantapur in Kanchanpur this morning. According to the information shared by the Kanchanpur District Police Office, the deceased have been identified...

23 missing in Bajhang landslide access_time2021-10-19

BAJHANG: The number of people missing in the landslide that occurred at Dikhla of Thalara Rural Municipality-4 in Bajhang district on Tuesday morning has reached 23. Among the missing ones, 18 were from Gagane Sarki's family while five were from...

Rubi Khan breaks hunger strike following deal with govt (with photos) access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU: Rubi Khan broke her fast-unto-death on Tuesday afternoon. Khan,who was on a hunger strike for the past 11 days, agreed to end the strike after the government committed to fulfilling her demands.  She has demanded that the...

PHOTOS: Rains damage paddy crops in Sudur Paschim access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU: Incessant rains since Sunday evening have damaged ready-to-harvest paddy crops in various places in Sudur Paschim Province.  Paddy crops and vegetables in Kailali and Kanchanpur districts have been ruined. The crops have been submerg...

Facilities of doctors working in government hospitals to be increased access_time2021-10-19

CHITWAN, October 19: Minister of State at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Umesh Shrestha has said the government is preparing to increase the facilities of doctors working at the government hospitals so that they would not ha...

Seti River flooded, people in vicinity panicked access_time2021-10-19

DOTI, October 19: After the Seti River has been flooded with heavy rainfall, the motorable bridge over the river is at high risk. The bridge connects district headquarters Silgadhi with Achham and Bajura districts. Transportation along the bridge st...

Rainfall occurs across country, normal weather to restore in few days access_time2021-10-19

KATHMANDU, October 19: The country has witnessed rainfall due to the collective impacts of winds from Bay of Bengal, the low pressure belt shifting to north from middle of India and westerly wind. Currently, the rainfall is occurring in most parts of t...

Construction of cold store intensified access_time2021-10-19

DAMAULI, October 19: Construction of a cold store has been intensified at Sangam Tole of Shuklagandaki Municipality-8 in Tanahu. The construction had begun last April with the conditional grant by federal government and municipality budget. The muni...

Man swept away by river access_time2021-10-19

KAILALI, October 19: A person has gone missing after being swept away by a river in the district. The flooded Khutiya River swept away Ganesh Auji, 30, from Godawari Municipality-8 on Monday, according to Pratik Bista, Sub-Inspector of Police at Distri...