Another 776 infected from corona infection, 13 die

Kathmandu: In the last 24 hours, an additional 776 people have been confirmed infected with the corona virus. In the last 24 hours, 13 people have died and 501 have recovered from the corona infection. With the addition on Monday, the total number of corona infections in Nepal has reached 809,729. At the same time,… Continue reading Another 776 infected from corona infection, 13 die

PM Deuba to inspect flood-affected districts in eastern Nepal

Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who returned after observing the flood damage in the far western region, is going to inspect Eastern Nepal today. A team including the Prime Minister is scheduled to leave for Eastern Nepal from a Nepal Army helicopter at 8 am today. According to the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Prime Minister… Continue reading PM Deuba to inspect flood-affected districts in eastern Nepal

Bus coming from Surkhet to Kathmandu caught fire

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Kathmandu: A passenger bus coming from Surkhet to Kathmandu has caught fire in Gajuri of Dhading. The fire broke out in a passenger bus at around 2 this morning. Dhading police informed that the bus caught fire while it was running in Gajuri Bazaar. The bus is completely damaged. The passengers on the bus are… Continue reading Bus coming from Surkhet to Kathmandu caught fire

353 people die in disaster since mid-April

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Kathmandu (Rashtriya Samachar Samiti): At least 353 people have lost their lives in disaster-related incidents this year. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, 80 people are missing during this period. According to the statistics, 161 people were killed due to landslides. Since then, 52 people have been killed by floods and… Continue reading 353 people die in disaster since mid-April

Govt to distribute relief to flood and landslide victims

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Kathmandu: The government has decided to provide relief to the families of those killed in floods and landslides and provide free treatment to the injured. The cabinet meeting held on Wednesday has decided to provide relief worth Rs 200,000 to the families who lost one person in floods and landslides and an additional Rs 100,000… Continue reading Govt to distribute relief to flood and landslide victims

Biratnagar Airport to remain close till 5 pm tomorrow

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Kathmandu: The Biratnagar Airport, which was affected by the floods, will be closed till 5 pm on Thursday. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has informed the airport will remain closed due to the heavy rainfall. Accordingly, the airline companies have canceled flights scheduled for Thursday. Earlier, flights scheduled for Wednesday have also been canceled.… Continue reading Biratnagar Airport to remain close till 5 pm tomorrow

Flood update: 77 die, 26 missing

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Kathmandu: The death toll from floods, landslides and inundation caused by incessant rains over the past four days has reached 77. The number of missing persons has reached 26 and the number of injured has reached 22. According to the Home Ministry, the landslide has caused the most human damage in Panchthar district. At least… Continue reading Flood update: 77 die, 26 missing

Nine roads including five main highways due to inundated rainfall

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Kathmandu: Main highways and roads have been blocked due to continuous rainfall. Nine main highways and roads in Bagmati, Gandaki, Karnali and Far West provinces have been blocked. Transportation service has been affected in Sindhuli, Myagdi, Dailekh, Jumla, Kailali, Doti, Achham, Bajhang and Bajura districts. Jaya Prithvi Highway, Mahakali Highway, Dhangadhi-Dadeldhura Road, Karnali Highway, VP… Continue reading Nine roads including five main highways due to inundated rainfall

Muslim community celebrating Mohammed Jayanti today

Kathmandu: The Muslim community is celebrating Mohammad Jayanti today. The birthday of Hazrat Mohammad, the promoter of the Muslim religion, is celebrated as Mohammed Day. Expressing his best wishes, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expressed confidence that the day would inspire mutual brotherhood and harmony among all communities. The government has given a public holiday… Continue reading Muslim community celebrating Mohammed Jayanti today