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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 […]

Two killed, three missing as floods sweep away houses in Ramechhap

Kathmandu, July 16 Two persons died while three others went missing as floods swept away two houses at different places of Ramechhap district on Saturday night. Lal Kumari Khatri (75) died as her house was swept away by the flood in Chhatiwan stream. Other members of the Khatri family have managed to save themselves by […]

Over dozen villages inundated in Saptari

Rajbiraj, July 2 Over a dozen villages in Saptari have been inundated after two days of heavy rain flooded the local rivers and streams. An Armed Police Force (APF) head constable has reportedly died in the flooding. According to APF Border Security Office Rajbiraj’s Superintendent of Police (SP), Ram Adhar Yadav, Head Constable Sumar Acharya from […]