KATHMANDU, July 15: The Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicted flash floods in the rivers of hilly districts due to incessant rains, urging people living near the river banks and surrounding areas to remain alert to such possibility.
BIRATNAGAR, April 29: Although locals have long been demanding regular air service between hilly districts of Province 1 and provincial capital Biratnagar, not decision has been taken in this direction so far.
KATHMANDU, March 2: Except for the accidental death of a minor, the Holi festival, which is also known as the festival of colors, was celebrated amidst jubilation across all hill and mountainous districts on Thursday. The festival is being celebrated across tarai districts in the southern plains on Friday.
BAITADI, Jan 20: In recent days, the hilly districts of the Far Western Region have emerged as major markets for the expired goods and products. Especially, the products used during festivals like New Year, Gaura among others are sold to markets of Baitadi and other hilly districts after getting expired.
DAILEKH, July 29: The government's failure to implement the Supreme Court (SC) order against the Chhaupadi practice has given continuity to the social evil in Dailekh district where violence against women is highly prevalent. Incidents of women dying in cowsheds while practicing Chhaupadi are on the rise in the district due to the government's failure to implement the apex court's instruction to eradicate the practice.