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From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, July 13, 2018

The most important issue covered on the front pages of major Nepali and English newspapers published from Kathmandu on Friday is the inundation caused by incessant rainfall in Bhaktapur city of Kathmandu Valley. The broadsheet dailies have covered the issue from different perspectives. News reports about the fast-unto-death being stated by medical education reform activist […]

Flooded Hanumante wreaks havoc in Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur, July 12 Incessant rainfall since Wednesday night triggered a flood in Hanumante River of Bhaktapur district, which later entered into various human settlements wreaking havoc. Various places including Radheradhe, Jagati, Madhyapur Thimi, Sallaghari, Sirjananagar and Hanumanghat have been inundated due to the flood. Likewise, floodwater entered houses in Duwakot, Nikosera, Liwali, Changunarayan, Brahmayani, Nayabato […]

Over half dozen Sunsari settlements submerged

Inaruwa, July 6 Over half a dozen villages in Sunsari district have been flooded. Rains have swollen local rivers that have inundated the settlements, displacing scores of families. At least 120 houses have been deluged at Harinagar Rural Municipality-2, 4 and 7, said local resident Abdul Kaiyum Khan. A Dalit settlement has been flooded in […]

Siraha ward chair saves woman from flood

Lahan, July 3 A woman has been successfully rescued by a team led by her ward chairperson in Golbazaar Municipality of Siraha district on Tuesday. The chief of Golbazaar Municipality-3, Dhan Prasad Lama, has received appreciations after he saved the life of Bina Yonjan (40) from the flooded Mainabatti stream in the locality. Lama was […]

Myagdi flood: Government distributes relief materials to victims

Myagdi, May 15 The government has started distributing relief materials to the victims of the ‘unseasonal’ flood in Tatopani area of Annapurna Rural Municipality-2 in Myagdi district. Human settlement and properties worth more than Rs 10 million were destroyed in the flood on Sunday. The flood has also buried some arable land near the human […]

Floodwater inundates Manthali Bazaar, obstructs roads

Manthali, May 14 Incessant rainfall since Sunday midnight has wreaked havoc in Manthali Bazaar, the district headquarters of Ramechhap, as the floodwater inundated the market area. Roads leading to the area have been obstructed whereas one child has gone missing in the flood. Ushma Phuyal, a student at Manthali Secondary School, was on her way […]