KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Tri-Chandra College, once the pride of Nepal's education, is in dire straits today, requiring urgent renovation to revive its past glory in academic excellence, innovative logistic facilities and other vibrant academic activities.

SAPTARI, July 6: Up to 16 families in Saptari district have been displaced by flooding on Saturday, according to the District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC). For lack of prompt relief, the displaced flood victims find themselves in dire  straits.