PANCHTHAR, May 21: A total of 50 police personnel have been mobilized at Miklajung rural municipality of Panchthar where nine people of two families were murdered by masked men last night.

Rana dynasty ruled Nepal from 1846 AD to 1951 AD. They rose into power by making themselves Prime Minister and other government positions. During their ruling period, they made royal family the figurehead.

SALYAN, Aug 31: Amrita Bohara, now 25 years old, remembers vividly the image of her father when they shared their last time together some 17 years ago. "I would bring you some chocolates upon my return," the words from her father just before he had been leaving for Salyan, the district headquarters of Salyan, still reverberate in her mind.

MAKWANPUR, Aug 6: In the name of asset, all he had was a small field. But the landslide triggered by the deadly earthquake of 2015 buried his field. A dilapidated hut, which protected him from heat and rain too was crushed by a rock later, compelling his family of seven to live a miserable life under the open sky.

BAJURA, July 28: The locals of the district are in danger of landslide because of the torrential rain for continuous three days. Road sections have been damaged for which there is no vehicular movement. Dozens of villages are under the risk of a landslide as the land structure itself is of slanted type.

BAITADI, July 24: Monsoon-induced floods have wreaked havoc in the Simar village, leaving as many as 22 families at risk in the district.

MATI,July 24:  A wildfire killed at least 50 people and injured more than 150 as it swept through a small resort town near Athens, with huge flames trapping families with children as they fled.

SURKHET, July 19: It's been three years since an electricity pole was laid in front of the house of Nandakala Badi of Behriganga Municipality-8 in Surkhet district.

PARBAT, July 18: A teenager has gone missing when a landslide triggered by incessant rain swept away a house at Lasti Berneta of Jaljala rural municipality in Parbat district last night.

KHOTANG, July 15: Fifty one families highly vulnerable to landslides at Sawalung, Japla of Majhugadi municipality were shifted to safer locations.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has decided to provide Rs 500,000 cash as relief to the families of those killed in the Upper Mustang tipper accident.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has decided to provide Rs 500,000 in relief cash to the families of those killed in the Upper Mustang tripper accident.

REYNOSA, July 9: Since 2012, Mexican authorities have put 138,000 migrant children in detention centers where they must await deportation, sometimes separated from their parents. 97 percent are from Central America, mainly Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and 65,000 were traveling alone.

NUWAKOT, July 2: Seventeen families from Myagang rural municipality-4 of Nuwakot have been shifted to safer locations after landslides posed threat to their settlements.

WASHINGTON, July 1: Tens of thousands of protesters marched in cities across the United States on Saturday to demand the Trump administration reverse an immigration crackdown that has separated children from parents at the U.S-Mexico border and led to plans for military-run detention camps.

MCALLEN, June 27: A judge in California on Tuesday ordered U.S. border authorities to reunite separated families within 30 days, setting a hard deadline in a process that has so far yielded uncertainty about when children might again see their parents.

TEXAS, June 22: Immigration enforcement on the U.S.-Mexico border was plunged deeper into chaos over President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating immigrant children from parents, causing uncertainty for both migrant families and the federal agencies in charge of prosecuting and detaining them.

SOUTH KOREA, June 22: North and South Korean officials met Friday for talks on resuming reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.

GENEVA, June 19: The United Nations refugee agency is very concerned over the United States separating children of asylum seekers from their families, and has raised the issue with Washington, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said.

YEMEN, June 18: Nearly 5,000 families have been displaced in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeidah province this month, whose capital port city has been under unprecedented attacks by a Saudi-led military coalition and militia loyal to the impoverished country’s former government since June 13. the UN said Sunday.

GUATEMALA, June 5: The death toll from a volcanic eruption in Guatemala rose to 69 on Monday as family members desperately searched for the missing in makeshift morgues and on streets blanketed with ash.

NUWAKOT, May 13: Three years after the devastating Gorkha earthquake, Sitaram Tamang of former Ghyangfedi VDC-6 in Nuwakot district finally got land to build his home.

BAJURA, April 15: There is light in Wards 8, 9 and 10 of Budhiganga Municipality now, as electricity production has commenced from the Jhakadigadh River in far-western Bajura district. Locals have been overjoyed as their houses and neighborhoods have been brightened on Nepali New Year 2075.

KHOTANG, April 10: Four houses were reduced to cinders when a fire broke out in Ratamate of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-5 on Monday.

NUWAKOT, Mar 31: A total of 44,485 families affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have started building houses with the grant provided by the government, said the District Project Implementation Unit.

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 22:  Few days ago, police arrested eighteen-year-old Man Kumar Sambahamfe alias Bhim for raping a minor girl of Tumewa Rural Municipality, Paanchthar.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 4: As many as 900 flood-affected families have been provided with various relief materials at Sakarpura of Tilathi Koiladi rural municipality in Saptari distric on Saturday.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 2: The family members of those killed in the massive fire at Super Gas Industry at Sukchaina, Birgunj-18, in December last yer have received financial help from various stakeholders of late.

MAHOTTARI, Jan 26: Ongoing expansion of the Samsi-Maisthan road has rendered around 200 families residing along the roadside homeless.

POKHARA, Jan 15: Some 65 thousand citizens have registered their names for the Health Security Insurance (HSI) programme in a period of one year in Kaski. The programme was launched by the government last year.

SIRAHA, Jan 14:​ Parmeshwor Paswan of Sitapur, Laxmipur Patari-6, lost his wife to cold after being unable to buy her warm clothes. But he doesn't have the money for her funeral. After the death of his wife, it has been a real challenge for Parmeshwor to collect money for her funeral.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has initiated a survey to identify households in all the 31 earthquake-affected districts that don't have family members of working age and therefore face difficulties with the reconstruction of their houses.  NRA aims to provide additional support to such households for house reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Families living in risky areas in the earthquake-hit districts have been increasingly seeking collective relocation, thanks to the National Reconstruction Authority's offer to help develop basic physical infrastructures like road, sewerage, electricity and drinking water facilities required for the new settlements.

Fire displaces four families in Katari

January 11, 2018 02:14 am

UDAYAPUR, Jan 11: A massive fire in Katari Municipality-8, Udayapur on Tuesday afternoon gutted two houses and displaced four families. The fire which broke out in late afternoon gutted the houses of Dilmaya Rana Magar and her son Purna Bahadur Rana Magar. Dilmaya and her other two sons Buddhibal and Udip were living in the same house by parting ways.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 10 : The local administration has distributed blankets to the cold wave affected people in Saptari district. Normal life in Tarai districts including Saptari has been adversely affected due to cold for the past one week.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated over a billion rupees to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) for the rehabilitation and relief of flood-affected households. The money will be spent to distribute warm clothes and rebuild houses of the people who were rendered homeless due to the devastating floods.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 7: As many as 253 the freed Haliya families have been selected for repairing their houses.

The proposal follows an exodus in recent years of permanent of residents from Albinen, near Leukerbad in Valais. Many of the houses in the idyllic village are used as holiday homes.

Plan International aid to 9,000 families

December 26, 2017 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Plan International Nepal has provided emergency shelters and non-food items for 9,000 most vulnerable households affected by 2017 floods in various tarai districts.

RAUTAHAT, Dec 25: Police have fired shots into the air to take the situation under control after two families people clashed with each other over land dispute in Garuda Municipality-8 in the district.

CHITWAN, Dec 4: On Sunday, leaders of the left alliance, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and KP Sharma Oli jointly addressed a mass gathering at Madi, Chitwan. Oli and Dahal embraced each other to express the alliance’s solidarity.

GAUSHALA, Nov 23: Member of presidium of Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), Rajendra Mahato has announced that Madhesh government will provide Rs 5 million to the families of those killed during the Madhes revolution.

ROLPA, Nov 3: The family members of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the 10-year long Maoist insurgency are not happy with the candidates contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections to be conducted simultaneously on November 26 and December 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The newly-appointed chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Yubaraj Bhusal has announced his plan to take at least 60 percent of the earthquake-hit families to new houses before next monsoon.

ITAHARI, Oct 17:  The devastating floods which struck the country two months ago rendered hundreds of families homeless. In the wake of the flood-wreaked havoc, Itahari Sub-Metropolitan city has decided to manage immediate shelter for 35 displaced families of Itahari ward no-3.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 11: Desperate to find her mother after hearing her say "I'm going to die" over the phone as her mobile home caught fire, Jessica Tunis thought she should put her mom's name and picture on Facebook with a plea for help, a now common and constant move for concerned loved ones in disasters such as the Northern California wildfires

BAJURA, Oct 101: Six houses were destroyed on Monday night after a fire broke out in Dalit community of Swamikartik Rural Municipality-3, Jajarkot.

ITAHARI, Oct 7: Eighteen years ago, while migrating from the hills to the tarai, sixty-two-year-old Harka Bahadur Tamang had never imagined that he would ever have to live a miserable life that he is living now.

TANAHUN, Oct 4: While Hindus across the country are busy celebrating Dashain with their family members and have also started preparing for Tihar, inmates of district prison of Tanahun are having sleepless nights worrying how their loved ones are managing for the occasions in their absence.

PARBAT, September 12: As many as 10 impoverished households at Bachha in Parbat district have been provided financial assistance to help build houses for them.