The death toll from flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain has risen to 67, Nepal Police says. According to Nepal Police, of the 67 persons killed in flooding and landslides, 41 are male and 26 female.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur has urged people’s representatives at local, provincial and federal levels, different social organizations, political parties, political activists security personnel and general public to contribute to rescue and relief efforts underway in the aftermath of floods and landslides triggered by torrential rain.
The main opposition Nepali Congress has expressed its concerned over the postponement of the meeting of House of Representatives till July 24. Former Prime Minister and party president Sher Bahadur Deuba has strongly expressed his objection over defer of the lower house meeting for 10 days.
Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Baskota has said that the government would not accept foreign investment in media. He clarified that the government would stand against foreign investment in the media of the country.
Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday.
England ended their 44-year wait for a maiden 50-overs World Cup title by beating a gutsy New Zealand side on boundaries after a tied Super Over amidst heart-stopping drama on Sunday. New Zealand also scored 15 runs off Jofra Archer’s over but England won on boundary count, triggering wild celebrations at Lord’s as the hosts capped a stunning turnaround.