RAJBIRAJ, June 23: Locals living in an island village in Saptari district have become terrified with the increasing level of water in the Saptakoshi River.

Indian Embassy observes 2nd int'l Yoga Day

Published On: June 23, 2016 01:58 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 23:The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu observed the second International Day of Yoga on Tuesday amid a function in the capital on Tuesday. In the function presided over Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, instructors from Patanjali Yogapeeth demonstrated yoga practices based on the Common Yoga Protocol.

Two people drown

Published On: June 23, 2016 01:55 AM NPT By: Republica

BIRATNAGAR, June 23:Two persons have died after drowning in Teli River in Morang district on Wednesday. The river washed them away while they were attempting to cross it, police said.

KATHMANDU, June 23:The incessant rainfall that has continued for the last three days throughout the country will last for the next couple of days, according to meteorological officials.

KATHMANDU, June23: Yeti Airlines has handed over a check for Rs 306,023 each to four social organizations -- United Mission to Nepal (UMN), Habitat for Humanity, Blinknow Foundation and World Vision International. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the airline said that the assistance has been possible with the help of passengers travelling with Yeti Airlines.

Govt to assess safety of Nepalis working in Afghanistan

Published On: June 23, 2016 12:18 AM NPT By: Republica

The government is sending a Nepal Airlines plane to Kabul to bring back the bodies of Nepali citizens who died in a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital on Monday.

Ministry of Irrigation forms Flood-Landslide monitoring team

Published On: June 22, 2016 07:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June22: Ministry of Irritation has formed a team of 7 members to monitor the flood and landslide that heavy rainfall has started triggering.

Call to scrap Online Media Guidelines

Published On: June 22, 2016 07:22 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 22: Various stakeholders have demanded not to enforce the government-brought Online Media Operation Guidelines-2073 BS as it is.

Killing of innocent Nepalis cowardly and inhuman: PM Oli

Published On: June 22, 2016 07:03 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, June 22: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said the murder of innocent Nepalis who had gone to Afghanistan in course of employment is 'cowardly and inhumane'.

Flood hits Eastern Nepal

Published On: June 22, 2016 06:00 PM NPT By: Ajit Tiwari

BIRATNAGAR, June22: Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have hit Morang, Jhapa and Sunsari, inundating more than 300 houses. Landslides in various places of Mahabharat VDC of Dhankuta have obstructed the Koshi Highway.