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Home Minister directs to swiftly rescue stranded tourists

Published On: October 21, 2021 10:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed the concerned agencies to promptly rescue foreign tourists stranded in different parts of the country due to flooding, landslide and inundation after the incessant rains in the past few days.

Rains inflict 30 percent loss to paddy crops output in Chitwan

Published On: October 21, 2021 09:38 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Incessant rains have inflicted 30 percent loss to the expected paddy crops output in Chitwan. The rainfall with wind storm caused damages to harvest-ready paddy plantation.

Women Leadership Conference to be held

Published On: October 21, 2021 09:00 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: A two-day Women Leadership Conference (WLC) is being organized by Blinc Ventures with the vision of providing practical tools to promote more equitable representation of women leaders at all career levels. The conference is scheduled to be held on 20th and 21st November, 2021.

Govt decides to provide Rs 200,000 as immediate relief to the family of those killed due to flood and landslide

Published On: October 20, 2021 07:12 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The government has announced to provide Rs 200,000 as immediate relief to the family of those killed due to flood and landslide in the past few days. An emergency meeting of the cabinet held on Wednesday afternoon made a decision to this effect.

Flood, Landslide update: 48 killed, 31 missing

Published On: October 20, 2021 05:58 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: A total of 48 have lost their lives till this afternoon due to landslide, flood and inundation following heavy rainfall at different places of the country. Similarly, 31 persons have gone missing in the incident of natural disaster in various districts.

Chief Minister Shakya to seek trust vote on Thursday

Published On: October 20, 2021 05:37 PM NPT By: Republica

MAKAWANPUR, Oct 20: Chief Minister Ashta Laxmi Shakya is to seek a vote of confidence in the meeting of the Bagmati Province Assembly to be held on Thursday afternoon, according to the Province Assembly Secretariat.

Snowfall leaves 10 tourists including two foreigners stranded in Mera Peak area

Published On: October 20, 2021 05:21 PM NPT By: Republica

SOLUKHUMBU, Oct 20: Ten tourists including two foreign nationals are stranded in the Mera Peak area due to snowfall followed by incessant rains.

Biratnagar Airport waterlogged: Flights cancelled (Photo Feature)

Published On: October 20, 2021 03:25 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Biratnagar Airport has been inundated due to floods triggered by continuous rain. All flights to and from the airport have been affected including the Kathmandu-Biratnagar flight after the airport was submerged, according to Tribhuvan International Airport.

Aryan, Paul and Durgesh in Mika Singh's Nepali song 'Bottle Ko Birko'

Published On: October 20, 2021 02:09 PM NPT By: Republica

Famous Indian singer Mika Singh has sung Nepali song for the first time. The song 'Bottle Ko Birko' was released on October 11. Recorded in a Mumbai studio, the song has music by Yug Bhusal and lyrics by Shekhar Astitwa.

The Chimney restaurant reopened

Published On: October 20, 2021 01:44 PM NPT By: Republica

Hotel Yak & Yeti has reopened The Chimney restaurant and its contemporary terraces. According to a press statement released by the hotel the restaurant serves Western and Asian cuisines in an up-scale and architecturally rich indoor seating yet simultaneously offers casual and comfortable alfresco dining experience on it’s newly built outdoor terraces.

PM Deuba to visit Scotland

Published On: October 20, 2021 12:30 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is visiting Scotland to attend the World Leaders Summit on Climate Change in Glasgow, Scotland.

Tourists stranded in Kanchenjunga area due to continuous rain

Published On: October 20, 2021 12:15 PM NPT By: Republica

Phungling, Oct 20: Foreign and domestic tourists visiting the Kanchenjunga area in Taplejung have been stranded due to the continuous rain for the past three days.

Far Western Province to release Rs 250 million for disaster management

Published On: October 20, 2021 11:45 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: An emergency meeting of the Far-Western Provincial Council of Ministers held on Tuesday decided to provide Rs. 250 million to the Disaster Management Fund.

Climate change to blame for extreme weather

Published On: October 20, 2021 11:25 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Even after the end of the rainy season, the incidence of floods and inundation has increased across the country due to heavy rains in the last few days. Experts say that this type of unseasonal rainfall may be due to climate change. People's lives have been affected by the disasters caused by the change in the traditional patterns of monsoon and climate.

Flood sweeps away a vehicle in Dang

Published On: October 20, 2021 09:44 AM NPT By: Republica

DANG, Oct 20: A swollen rivulet in Dang has swept away a vehicle in Dang on Tuesday.

Couple killed in tuskers attack

Published On: October 20, 2021 08:33 AM NPT By: Republica

MAHENDRANAGAR, Oct 20: A couple died in wild tuskers' attack at Shuklaphanta municipality-12, Basantapur in Kanchanpur this morning.

Stocks end lower as interest rates weigh on the equity market

Published On: October 20, 2021 07:27 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The local bourse remained under pressure since the beginning of Tuesday’s session. After dipping over 60 points in the morning a small recovery ensued. However, buyers quickly lost steam as sellers dominated the trading session thereafter. The benchmark index hit its intraday low at 2,582 before making a small final hour rebound. Eventually, Nepse closed the day with a dip of 77.33 points at 2,510.73.

Mahakali River records highest water level in eight years

Published On: October 19, 2021 06:43 PM NPT By: Republica

KANCHANPUR, Oct 19: The Mahakali River in Sudurpaschim Province has recorded the highest water level in eight years. The water flow in the River bordering Nepal and India was measured to be at 547,224 cusec on Tuesday noon.

China announces to provide an additional two million COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal

Published On: October 19, 2021 06:01 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: China has agreed to provide an additional grant of two million COVID-19 vaccines to Nepal.

Nepal records 1,096 new cases, 1,004 recoveries and 12 deaths on Tuesday

Published On: October 19, 2021 05:20 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: As many as 1,004 people recovered from COVID-19 on Monday, according to the latest information provided by the Ministry of Health and Population. Similarly, Nepal recorded 1,096 new cases of COVID--19 and 12 deaths from the deadly virus on the same day.