Landslide blocks Siddhicharan highway

Published On: September 12, 2016 10:04 AM NPT By: Republica

GAINGHAT, Sept 12: Vehicular movement along Katari – Dhurmi section under the Siddhicharan highway has been obstructed in wake of landslides triggered by torrential downpour at Lekhani VDC – 2 and upper portion of the Ghurmi Bazaar.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week

Published On: September 12, 2016 09:29 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The reconstruction of the Rani Pokhari – located at the heart of the capital city – will resume this week following an agreement between the Department of Archaeology (DoA) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC).

Israel resumes demand for Nepali caregivers

Published On: September 12, 2016 08:04 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Israel is all set to hire more than 60 caregivers from Nepal under the proposed Government-to-Government recruitment system, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.

Locals in landslide prone area fear looming disaster

Published On: September 12, 2016 07:54 AM NPT By: Arjun Bhushal

ARGHAKHANCHI, Sept 11: At least 56 houses in Sandhikharka-9 of Arghakhanchi district are at high risks of being swept away by landslides.

India snubs flood-related issues during secretary-level talks

Published On: September 12, 2016 07:39 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Despite Nepal’s emphasis on ending the prolonged plight of people caused by floods in the Tarai districts due to India-made embankments, the Indian authorities have remained reluctant in addressing the problems.

Police charge US national with pedophilia

Published On: September 12, 2016 02:10 AM NPT By: Kamal Pariyar

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Friday arrested a US citizen along with one of his Nepali aide for their alleged involvement in pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder that involves sexual feeling towards prepubescent children.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Cases of exploitation and abuse as well as poor living condition and insufficient food for Nepali migrant workers in Saudi Arabia are on the rise, according to the Department of Foreign Employment.

Poverty, inflation behind rising suicides

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:30 AM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Sept 12: When women in her village were busy celebrating Teej festival, 17-year-old Goma Oli, a local of Rajpur, wore a gloomy look. There was no celebratory mood in her poverty-stricken family. And being one among the seven sisters made things even more difficult for her.

Scarcity of fertilizer worries farmers

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:20 AM NPT By: Narahari Sapkota

GORKHA, Sept 12: Acute shortage of fertilizers during the peak season of farming has put farmers in Gorkha district in dilemma.

Kidney scourge devastates a family

Published On: September 12, 2016 01:00 AM NPT By: Santosh Pokharel

POKHARA, Sept 12: Tilochan Sharma, 62, was a happy man until 13 years ago. He used to work in Mumbai, India and his family back home in Parbat district was doing quite well.