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.
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.
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”.