It was landslide dam outburst flood: ICIMOD expert

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:40 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: An expert with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has said Tuesday night's flash flood in the Bhotekoshi River was not a glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) rather it was a landslide dam outburst flood.

Several Valley schools operating illegally

Published On: July 8, 2016 12:20 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 8: Several private schools in the Kathmandu Valley are reportedly flouting laws to operate classes, a government committee report has stated.

Wild mushroom claims couple

Published On: July 7, 2016 06:50 PM NPT By: Republica

HUMLA, July 7: A couple died after consuming wild mushroom in the district.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women Children and Social Welfare, CP Mainali has said the government was working out to bring a new Act to ensure the rights of women and children.

Clinic sealed for black marketeering of medicines

Published On: July 7, 2016 04:35 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, July 7: A clinic has been sealed by a market monitoring team on the charge of black marketeering of medicines.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has reached an agreement with the total 223,830 families till Wednesday to provide the grant amount of Rs 200,000 each family to reconstruct their houses damaged by the earthquake on April 25, 2015.

4.3-magnitude aftershock jolts western Nepal

Published On: July 7, 2016 03:15 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, July 7: An aftershock of last year’s Gorkha Earthquake jolted western Nepal on Thursday afternoon.

RAUTAHAT, July 7: At the end of a one-month-long festive season Ramadan, Rautahat-based Muslim community has been celebrating Edi-al-Fitr with much gusto.

12 taken ill due to consumption of wild mushroom

Published On: July 7, 2016 01:37 PM NPT By: Republica

BHOJPUR, July 7: As many as 12 people were taken ill after consuming wild mushroom at Takshar Malbase near the district headquarters on Thursday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 7: Security experts have criticized the act of a cabinet minister and senior government officials spreading news about the presence of Uranium mine in Upper Mustang.