KATHMANDU, August 10: Various settlements have been flooded due to heavy rains in Kathmandu last night. Due to the floods triggered by heavy rainfall, the settlements along the Bagmati and other major rivers were inundated.

JHAPA, Aug 8: While prolonged dry spell instills fear of famine among farmers, excessive rainfall too has terrified many settlements in the district. Every monsoon, farmers have deep fear that the floods in rivers might sweep away their farms and houses. That very fear has been plaguing farmers of Jhapa district since the start of this monsoon.

Troubled champions Leicester City were held to a turgid 0-0 draw at Middlesbrough on Monday to edge further clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

MIDDLESBROUGH, Oct 16: Jose Holebas lit up an unspectacular game with an eye-catching goal to give Watford a 1-0 win at Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Sunday.

MELAMCHI, Aug 1: The swollen Indrawati river has entered the dumping site constructed on its bank by Melamchi Municipality in order to do away with waste products.