MAHOTTARI, July 14: Vehicular movement on the Mahottari stretch of the East-West Highway remains halted after a bridge over the local Bhavsi River collapsed on Friday. Authorities said that thousands of passengers have been affected although traffic movement has been resumed through alternatives routes.
BIRATNAGAR, Jan 4: Since the last two days, westerly winds have caused dense fog in the tarai districts crippling lives of the common people. Schools, shops and markets have been closed in major areas due to the unbearable cold.
NEPALGUNJ, Dec 17: Life continued to be affected on the second consecutive day on Saturday in the mid-western region due to a banda (general shutdown) called by local people to protest the constitution amendment proposal registered in Parliament.
DANG, Dec 7: Life in Dang has been paralyzed today due to a banda called by the All Nepal National Free Students Union and Youth Association Nepal affiliated with the opposition CPN-UML to protest the proposal to split Province 5.