Monkey menace in Arghakhachi

August 8, 2019 05:00 am

ARGHAKHACHI, Aug 8: Monkeys have become a nuisance for farmers in several villages of Arghakhachi district. Wild monkeys come in troops and destroy their agricultural products, mainly corns.

This monkey menace

June 23, 2018 00:50 am

This monkey menace is quite serious. Once in a while, you get to read reports about people from many villages across Nepal picketing local police posts to demand security from the menacing monkeys. What’s more, these days, controlling monkey menace has become an election agenda.

KATHMANDU, June 19: In view of possible disasters during the monsoon, the government has directed the provincial, local governments and Nepal Army to remain on alert and undertake all the necessary measures to minimize possible loss of life and property.

KHOTANG, June 19: As the monkeys visit their villages and destroy all their crops, farmers of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi-7, of Khotang have sleepless nights protecting their crops.

Snakebite menace in Bardibas

June 17, 2018 14:40 pm

BARDIBAS, June 17: Cases of snakebites have significantly increased in Mahottari district with the start of rainfall amidst scorching heat. The Gauridanda-based Snakebite Treatment Center in Bardibas-3 said that the snakebite cases have suddenly increased in this district.

Menace of rape

April 7, 2018 01:08 am

The new government should make every concerted effort to ensure safety of women and children.

Elephant menace continues in Jhapa

February 25, 2018 09:27 am

DAMAK, Feb 25: Elephant menace has continued unabated in Jhapa and western Ilam, putting lives and property at risk. On Saturday alone, two locals from Birtamod Municipality-7 of Jhapa lost their lives in a wild elephant attack. With this, the elephants have killed three people in just one month.

KANCHANPUR, Feb 23: Wild elephants straying from the Shuklaphanta National Park are wrecking havoc in the adjacent villages, said the locals.

Tusker menace terrorises Jhapa locals

January 28, 2018 08:45 am

JHAPA, Jan 28: Wild elephant menace has taken its toll in the east southern area of Jhapa district throwing the locals into a terror. According to available data, at least 28 people were killed in elephant attacks in the district in the past seven years, and many others injured.

Cold menace continues in tarai

January 8, 2018 08:10 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 8: Foggy weather along with cold wave continues to adversely affect normal life in all tarai districts for a week now. With one after another person dying due to the frosting cold, the death toll has climbed to 15 within a week.

The Hundi menace

November 20, 2017 00:30 am

The preferred method of sending money via the Korea-Nepal remittance corridor is not formal banking channel. It is an informal remittance transfer system called hundi. Central banks of Nepal and Korea do not recognize hundi as an official remittance transfer. So why is it in vogue?

BALI, INDONESIA, Sept 29: Experts say a suddenly active volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali is more likely to erupt than not.

JHAPA, August 26: The government has allocated Rs 20 million in the first phase for controlling the wild elephant menace here in the district.

CHITWAN, August 21:  It has been a tough week for Bir Bahadur Chepang of Rapti Rural Municipality ward-6, Pyaridhap, who is currently mourning the loss of his 74-year-old mother Phulmati Praja Chepang. His mother died in the flood of August 13 on Saturday midnight.

CHITWAN, Aug 20: It has been a tough week for Bir Bahadur Chepang of Rapti Rural Municipality ward-6, Pyaridhap, who is currently mourning the loss of his 74-year-old mother Phulmati Praja Chepang. His mother died in the flood of August 13 on Saturday midnight.

BHADRAPUR (Jhapa), July 19: A perennial occurrence of wild elephant menace has terrified the locals of then Chandragadhi VDC -1, 3 and 9 in the district.

The THAAD menace

May 3, 2017 00:25 am

The crisis in the Korean peninsula as a result of THAAD anti-missile system could even lead to a third world war

Asia’s American menace

April 27, 2017 00:30 am

Trump’s actions have already strengthened Xi’s position though Trump probably didn’t realize it.

Tuskar menace in Bardiya

January 5, 2017 01:40 am

MANAU, Jan 5: It has been a week since Khagendra Gautam, a local of Manau, has been obliged to take shelter at schools and in the house of his relatives due to the terror spread by rampaging elephants. He believes the school building could be safer than his mud-built house but still he has not been able to get a proper sleep because of the fear that his house might get attacked by burglars in his absence.

SURUNGA, Oct 24: As many as 60 persons have fallen ill due to dengue fever in Damak of Jhapa.

Rabid dog menace in Gaighat village

October 18, 2016 15:05 pm

GAIGHAT, Oct 18: Rabid dogs have created menace at Bokse and surrounding areas of Triyuga Municipality-1 in Udayapur, killing a woman.

Jackals’ menace in Rautahat

October 4, 2016 17:59 pm

RAUTAHAT, Oct 4: More than six VDCs in Rautahat are under the attack by jackals and more than three dozen people have been injured after being bitten by jackals in two days.

The Chikungunya menace

September 20, 2016 00:35 am

The 15 deaths reported in India due to complications from Chikungunya infection should be a cause for concern in Nepal

BARDIYA, Sept 18: A deep scary silence has been prevailing in two Tharu villages of Suryapatuwa VDC since Thursday after a child and an elderly were crushed to death by wild elephant.

Wild boar menace in Salyan

August 24, 2016 10:28 am

SALYAN, Aug 24: People of the northern part of Salyan are forced to spend sleepless nights due to wild boar menace.

Wild tuskers' menace

August 23, 2016 13:06 pm

BHADRAPUR, Aug 23: A herd of wild tuskers strayed into a forest office compound in Bhadrapur Municipality – 2 on Monday evening damaging property worth Rs 160,000.

RAJBIRAJ, July 4: A herd of wild elephants that came from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve wrecked havoc in a village in the eastern part of the Saptari district last night.