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Govt to provide Rs 15,000 in relief to flood victims, just days ahead of elections

  Kathmandu, November 28 With just over a week left for the crucial second round of elections in areas including Madhesh, the government has given responsibility to National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to provide Rs 15,000 in relief to each family affected from floods in this year in the Tarai districts. The government has decided to […]

After three months, government announces relief package for Terai flood victims

Kathmandu, November 6 The government on Monday has announced a relief package for victims of floods that inundated various human settlements in Terai districts around three months ago. After keeping mum over the demand for such package for three months, the government has decided to distribute the package in the run-up to provincial and federal […]

Devastating Himalayan floods are made worse by an international blame game

Devastating floods in Nepal have sparked regional tension, with Nepali politicians and media outlets claiming that Indian infrastructure along their shared border has left Nepal vulnerable. In a visit last week to India, Nepal’s prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba released a joint statement with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi pledging to work together to combat […]

6 killed as jeep carrying pregnant woman to hospital submerges in Rautahat flood

  Rautahat, Augugst 13 Six persons died as a flood inundating a road swept away a jeep carrying a pregnant woman to hospital in Rajpur of Rautahat district on Sunday morning. SP Yagya Binod Pokharel says the jeep with Indian number plate was going to the Rajapur Hospital from Laukaha carrying the pregnant woman for […]

Nepal flood and landslide: Death toll rises to 30

Kathmandu, August 13 At least 30 people have lost their lives and thousands displaced in different parts of Nepal as incessant rain that began on Friday continues on Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, seven people have died in Sunsari, four in Jhapa, three in Morang, one each in Bara, Sarlahi and Dang […]

Flood claims 23 people in different parts of Nepal, four missing

  Kathmandu, August 12 At least 23 people have died after being washed away by flash floods triggered by incessant monsoon rains which began on Friday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, at least four people are reported missing in different parts of the country. Officials say most areas in Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Sarlahi […]