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JUMLA, September 3: Nar Bahadur Gharti, who was traveling from Nepalgunj on a motorcycle, returned without reaching his destination in Jumla district. He could not move ahead towards his destination due to the massive dry landslide in Dahikhola area of the Karnali Highway's Kalikot section.

CHITWAN, April 19: Dry landslides on the hills along the Narayanghat-Muglin road section which is currently undergoing repair have been a great threat to vehicles as well as pedestrians.

BAJHANG, Jan 19: Snowfall in Bajhang district since the past four days has forced the locals to undertake precarious journey across the Prithivi Highway.

ITAHARI, Oct 17: Landslides triggered by incessant rainfalls have made travelling highly unsafe in Barahakshetra of Sunsari, one of the four most sacred places for the Hindus.

DHADING, Oct 5: Most of the trails that link northern parts of Gorkha to other villages have been destroyed by landslides triggered by last year's devastating earthquake. As a result, locals are forced to make perilous journeys through steep landscapes.

Perilous path

September 24, 2016 00:45 am

The title of a World Bank report on Nepal published back in May said it all.  The report, titled Remittance at Risk, warned that a potential slowdown in remittance poses “a significant near-term risk to Nepal because of its outsized role in the Nepalese economy”.