KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Floods and landslides during this monsoon season are estimated to have damaged infrastructure worth Rs 3.33 billion.

Farmers seek Rs 9b in crop damages

December 17, 2018 08:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Last month, Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal reportedly received a report from the National Farmer’s Commission in which the commission had sought Rs 9 billion from the government to pay the farmers in damages for crops failure caused by various natural calamities.

Flood damages bridge in Saptari

July 4, 2018 11:23 am

SAPTARI, July 4: The flooded Mahuli River has damaged the bridge connecting East-West highway at Saptari. The flood has caved nearly 50 meters of the shore and led to cracks on the road.

TEHRATHUM, June 29: The flood along with heavy rainfall damaged infrastructure of Upper Khorunga River Hydroelectric project worth Rs.10.5 million.

SARLAHI, May 17: Recent storms have caused huge damage to mango and litchi gardens in Sarlahi district.

SINDHULIi, April 15: A lightning strike on a transformer has disrupted power supply to various villages in the district for the past three days, forcing the locals to live in dark.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Fire has broken out in 2,303 hectares of forest area across the country with the onset of summer season.

WASHINGTON, March 20:  A law firm representing U.S. President Donald Trump and the corporation that paid porn actress Stormy Daniels $130,000 in what she called hush money over an alleged affair with Trump said in a court filing that it was seeking at least $20 million in damages for multiple violations of a nondisclosure agreement.

Bomb explosion damages Ward Office

December 3, 2017 09:17 am

CHITWAN, Dec 3: A bomb has gone off at the office premises of Bharatpur metropolitan city-5 on Saturday night. The explosion damaged Red Cross society Narayanpur, Sub-section office building.

KATHMANDU, Oct 31: Non-life insurance companies have been too slow to settle insurance claims made for damages incurred in recent floods in several Tarai districts.

BIRATNAGAR, Oct 26: A traffic congestion along the diversion road near Jogbani border has increased after the vehicular movement was banned to pass through the Mirgunj Bridge.

KATHMANDU, September 3: Media law expert Ram Krishna Timalsena has said that the defamation case filed by chief of Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Bahadur Khadka against Nepal Republic Media officials and journalists should have been rejected by the court right at the beginning.

KATHMANDU, September 3: Media law expert Ram Krishna Timalsena has said that the defamation case filed by chief of Nepal Oil Corporation Gopal Bahadur Khadka against Nepal Republic Media officials and journalists should have been rejected by the court right at the beginning.

KATHMANDU, September 1: Unsettled by  Nepal Republic Media’s crusade against rampant corruption, Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Managing Director Gopal Khadka has filed a defamation case against Nagarik Daily, claiming Rs 800 million in damages.

BAGLUNG, August 30: The hasty and poor quality of work done in the name of development has given more troubles than benefits to the locals of Baglung district. A good example of this is the sorry state of many of the roads in Baglung Municipality.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Recent tarai floods have caused damages worth Rs 37 billion to the country’s physical infrastructure and agricultural sector, according to statistics. According to the concerned ministries’ preliminary data, flood damages amount to Rs 37.294 billion.

RASUWA, August 18: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains have damaged cargo containers being parked at the Rasuwa custom yard on Thursday night.

DHANKUTA, August 15: Vegetables farmers and traders in hilly districts of Koshi zone are suffering loss of as much as Rs 10 million on a daily basis as they have not been able to export their vegetables after floods and landslides damaged different sections of Koshi Highway on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, August 13: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to mobilize a central monitoring team to assess the loss it incurred due to floods and landslides triggered by the heavy rainfall across the country.

KOS, July 21: A powerful earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging several buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries, authorities said.

MUGU, July 3: The prolonged drought in Soru rural municipality which lies in the northern part of Mugu has destroyed the crops leaving hundreds of farmers in despair.

BAITADI, June 7: Electric power supply has been severed after seven transformers at different locations were damaged in lightning strikes here in Baitadi district.

GAUSHALA, April 20: The torrential rainfall with strong wind has caused big damages in different villages of the district.

LONDON, April 12: U.S. first lady Melania Trump has accepted an apology and damages from the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper for reporting rumors about her time as a model, the two parties in the lawsuit said Wednesday.

NEW DELHI, July 10: A South Indian rapper is targeting Dow Chemical with rhymes — demanding the U.S. company pay more in victims' compensation and environmental damages stemming from a horrific chemical gas leak that killed thousands of people and sickened countless others.