NAWALPUR, May 28:The East-West Highway, mainly the Narayanghat-Butwal section, has been blocked due to flooding in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Sustapur).

BELAWA (BAGLUNG), Feb 24: The Baglung-Gulmi road section of the Kaligandaki corridor has been blocked since last night due to dry landslides.

MUGU, Feb 24: Vehicular movement along Nagma-Gamgadhi section of the Karnali Highway resumed after removal of obstruction on Friday. A heavy snowfall had blocked the road at Bulbule, Siptichaur and Satmod Ghuchhilekh for two days.

BARA, Dec 16: Vehicular movement along the East-West highway in Nijgadh was obstructed on Saturday after a youth was killed in police firing in Simraungadh municipality of Bara.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: About a dozen petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court (SC) against the government's decision to ban TikTok. Lawyers and digital rights advocates filed a petition in the SC against the government's decision to ban TikTok as unconstitutional.

Reconsider banning TikTok

November 18, 2023 07:50 am

In a surprising turn of events, the government announced a ban on the popular social media platform, TikTok, on the eve of Tihar-- the second greatest festival of Hindus across the country. This decision taken by the cabinet on November 13 in the name of preserving social harmony has sparked deep concern and disappointment among citizens and various stakeholders, including this newspaper.

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: The government has decided to ban 'TikTok', a social media app, in the country, drawing the conclusion that it is causing deterioration in social harmony.

Jaya Prithvi Highway blocked

September 11, 2023 12:20 pm

BAITADI, Sept 11: Jaya Prithvi Highway has been blocked for traffic after a large rock fell on the road near Bijayapur of Patan Municipality-8, Baitadi. The incident took place following incessant rainfall on Sunday afternoon.

Landslides block Sanfe-Martadi road

September 10, 2023 11:32 am

BAJURA, Sept 10: The Sanfe-Martadi road remains closed for traffic since Saturday after landslides blocked the road in Amkot.

BALEWA (BAGLUNG), Sept 3: The Baglung section of the Kaligandaki corridor road has been blocked by a landslide. The section remains blocked for traffic since this morning following a landslide triggered by heavy rain on Saturday night.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Aug 15: The road leading to the Melamchi Water Supply Project's source in Ambathan has been blocked by flood. The Chairman of Helambu Rural Municipality, Nima Gyalzen Sherpa, informed Republica that the continuous rain has damaged the Helambu Highway at various places.

KATARI, Aug 13: The Katari-Gaighat section of the Madan Bhandari Highway has been blocked due to a landslide triggered by incessant rain. The landslide occurred near the bridge over the Mauwasi rivulet at Udayapurgadhi Rural Municipality-6.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Roads have been blocked at three places across three highways in Nepal due to incessant rainfall.

CHITWAN, July 30: The Narayanghat-Mugling road section has been completely blocked since 9AM today due to landslides. The District Police Office, Chitwan, has said that the road has been blocked due to a landslide in Kalikhola located in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6.

MUGLIN, July 2: The Narayangadh-Muglin road has been blocked since last night. The two-way traffic has come to a halt in the road section after a landslide that occurred last night at Bridge No. 3 located in Ichchakamana Rural Municipality-5 of Chitwan.

BAITADI, June 25: The Jai Prithvi Highway has been blocked since last night due to the landslide triggered by incessant rainfall.

PARBAT, June 24: The Pokhara-Parbat section of Mid-hill highway has been blocked since this morning after boulders fell down from above the hill at Mahabhir located in Modi Rural Municipality-6 in Parbat.

KATHMANDU, August 4: The Besisahar-Chame road connecting Lamjung to Manang has been blocked after an electricity pole fell due to landslides and flood.

SOLU, Feb 6: The Siddhicharan highway remains blocked for the past three days due to heavy snowfall. The highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall in the upper part of Solukhumbu since last Thursday night.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Roads in 31 places across the country have been blocked due to the floods and landslides till Thursday evening. Of them, 15 road sections have been brought into one-way operation.

RASUWA, July 27: A key trade route to China, the Syaphru-Rasuwagadhi road has been blocked for the past five days due to landslides and floods triggered by incessant rainfall.

RASUWA, July 22: The road connecting Rasuwagadhi border point is still disrupted due to landslides along the road.

CHITWAN, July 22: Landslide has again thrown the traffic along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section out of gear. In a couple of hours following the operation of one-way traffic, the road came to a complete halt, shared chief of Division Road Office Bharatpur engineer Krishna Raj Adhikari.

SINDHULI, July 20: The BP Koirala Highway has been disrupted due to heavy rainfall for the last two days.

PARBAT.July 5: The Pokhara-Baglung road has been obstructed since 1 am today due to a landslide that occurred at Bhyaplekhola of Modi rural municipality-5 in Parbat district.

LONDON, June 24: British lorries would be barred from entering Europe under a no-deal Brexit, according to an industry chief, who warned that British firms would be "crucified" by tariffs if Theresa May fails to secure a deal with the European Union.

RASUWA, May 23: Pasang Lhamu Highway that connects Kathmandu and China is going to be halted for two hours today.

CHITWAN, May 20: The Narayangadh – Muglin route that was blocked following a landslide at 5:30 am today resumed.

NUWAKOT, April 8 : Locals of Okharpauwa have blocked the Jitpur-Okharpauwa road in protest against the death of a local woman in a road accident.

SRILANKA, Mar 7: Anti-Muslim rioting flared anew Wednesday in the hills of central Sri Lanka despite a state of emergency, residents said, as the government ordered popular social media networks blocked to stop the violence from spreading.

CHITWAN, July 20: The tourism sector of Chitwan had been showing signs of recovery during the last fiscal year -- that ended last week -- from a slump resulting from the earthquake and border blockade of 2015 and subsequent energy crisis.

CHITWAN, July 1: Hundreds of passengers have been standard as the Narayanghat-Mugling road remains blocked for the past two days due to landslides. No vehicle passed through the road section on Friday and Saturday.

KALIKOT, Aug 8: A massive landslide that occurred near Manma, the district headquarters of Kalikot, has brought transportation along the Karnali Highway to a grinding halt since the past two days.

SOLUKHUMBU, July 20: Khumbu trekking route in Solukhumbu district that had remained obstructed for the past 10 days has now re-opened after locals cleared debris piled up as a result of landslides.

Mahakali Highway blocked

July 15, 2016 12:36 pm

BAITADI, July 15: The Mahakali Highway has been disrupted by landslide caused by incessant rainfall since last night.

BAITADI, July 5: Transportation along the Mahakali Highway has come to a halt as the road was blocked today morning by a landslide caused by incessant rains at Gokuleshwor-1 in Darchula.