Miscellany


Nepal: Five die in separate incidents across country

KATHMANDU:- Five persons were killed in separate incidents in various districts in the country. A man died after being struck by lightning in Dang district. On Tuesday evening, Ashok Buda of Darling at Badigad rural municipality was found lying unconscious on the road and rescued by the local..

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Nepal: Collective worship performed at Mayadevi temple

RUPANDEHI:- Collective worship has been performed at Mayadevi temple in Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Gautam Buddha, today. According to the Lumbini Development Trust, the monks and nuns performed worship at the Temple by maintaining social distance on the occasion of Purnima (full moon day)...

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Nepal: Lightning claims one, leaves five injured Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

TAPLEJUNG:- A woman was killed when lightning struck her in Taplejung district on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased has been identified as Durga Bhattarai of Fungling municipality-10, Furambu. Critically injured Bhattarai died on the way to the district hospital. Meanwhile, five others including two..

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Nepal: Change in weather, heavy rainfall in some places

KATHMANDU:- The weather of Nepal has changed after two days, leading to rainfall in different parts of the country. The weather will see a change for at least the next three days, starting today, according to the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology. Heavy rainfall has been forecasted in some..

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Tuskers destroy five houses in Saptari, Nepal

SAPTARI:- A herd of wild elephants from Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has demolished five houses in the northern part of the Saptari district last night. The locals said that the parade of nine wild elephants demolished five houses at Badgama in Kanchanrup Municipality-10, Ward Chairman Dilip..

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NSU objects govt’s decision of scrapping CTEVT training

KATHMANDU:- Nepal Students Union (NSU), sister organization of the opposition Nepali Congress, has said that the government’s decision to scrap the training run by Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) was unfortunate. Issuing a press release on Monday, NSU President..

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Office of Ichhakamana rural municipality padlocked Sunday, August 30th, 2020

MUGLIN:- The office of Ichhakamana rural municipality has been padlocked over a row of the transfer of a ward office. Disgruntled locals locked up the rural municipality on Sunday evening following the transfer of ward no. 3 office to Fisling amidst dispute. The ward office had been operational..

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Child dies in Nagma, Nepal in dry landslide

JUMLA:- Three houses collapsed in a dry landslide that occurred at Nagma bazaar where a child died on the spot. The landslide occurred at Nagma bazaar at the border of Jumla and Kalikot district on Sunday morning buried a 5-year-old boy Nirajan Shahi, according to DSP Shyam Oliya in the District..

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Prohibitory order extended in Kailali, Nepal Saturday, August 29th, 2020

SUDURPASCHIM:- The prohibitory order issued by the District Administration Office Kailali to stem the spread of COVID-19 has been extended till September 4. DAO Kailali, through a notice today, stated that the restriction has been extended as its impact has been found positive. The prohibitory..

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President Deuba expresses sorrow over demise of Maharjan

KATHMANDU:- Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba have expressed deep sorrow over the demise of party leader Pannakaji Maharjan. In a condolence message today, President Deuba expressed grief over the passing away of former regional president of constituency-5..

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Nepal: TU’s annual exams only after Dashain festival

KATHMANDU:- The Tribhuvan University (TU) is preparing to conduct its postponed exams only after the Dashain festival. According to Controller of Examinations, Pushparaj Joshi, preparations were made to conduct semester and annual examinations after Dashain. Although the TU was earlier preparing..

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Efforts on to open two-way traffic in Tanahu, Nepal Friday, August 28th, 2020

DAMAULI:- Efforts are being made to resume two-way traffic along the Anbukhaireni-Muglin road section of Tanahu. The road section was obstructed by dry mudslide since Friday morning. One-way traffic resumed yesterday itself with the joint initiative of the Anbukhaireni rural municipality and..

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Neal: Prithvi highway obstructed due to dry landslide Thursday, August 27th, 2020

DAMAULI:- The Prithvi highway has been blocked due to the occurrence of a dry landslide at Aina Pahara of Aanbu Khaireni rural municipality-2, Tanahu district. The highway is obstructed due to the deposition of the landslide debris. The dry landslide took place at 10 am today, the District Police..

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