SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 4: Melamchi Municipality has drawn its attention to a widespread criticism of the local government for its sheer apathy to the protection of lives and property in the flood-ravaged riverside area.

KATHMANDU, June 21: A man volunteering to build an embankment along the Melamchi River was electrocuted in Melamchi Municipality of Sindhupalchowk on Monday.