GENEVA, July 20: The United Nations refugee agency appealed to all sides in Syria on Friday to provide safe passage for 140,000 civilians displaced by fighting in the southwest so that they can receive aid and shelter.

Following the torrential rain last night, Bhaktapur area had become waterlogged due to the flooding caused by the swollen Hanumante khola rivulet. Settlements at local area were inundated.

THAM LUANG CAVE, July 8: Thai authorities on Sunday said they plan to evacuate an area around a cave in northern Thailand where a dozen boys and their soccer coach have been trapped so that a “rescue operation” can take place.

THAILAND, July 7: A rescue mission for a young Thai soccer team and their coach trapped for two weeks in a flooded cave is at “war with water and time”, its leader said on Saturday, but was eyeing its best chance yet to free the group before expected heavy rains.

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter to the head of the Football Association of Thailand with an official invitation to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final Match in Moscow - if the boys are rescued in time.

THAILAND, July 7: A Thai rescuer died during an operation to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave complex, the latest setback for a mission fraught with danger as rescue teams brace for more rain that could delay their work.

NEW DELHI, May 16: At least 16 bodies have been recovered from the debris of a flyover that collapsed in the Indian temple town of Varanasi on Tuesday.

CHITWAN, April 26: Process to trap rhinos meant to be gifted to China will begin on Friday.  Upon request of the Chinese government, the government had decided to present two pairs of rhinos to China two years ago.

CHITWAN, Feb 8: The driver of a milk tanker has got trapped and his helper is missing after the tanker plunged into the Trishuli river near Gaighat on the Narayangadh-Muglin road section early morning today.

DUNAI (Dolpa), Sept 5: Three persons, who were trapped in Thulibheri river, have been rescued safely.

UNITED NATIONS, August 19: Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had a message for people everywhere ahead of World Humanitarian Day on Saturday: "Civilians in conflict are not a target."

CHITWAN, August 13: Approximately 600 tourists stranded due to flooding in Sauraha in the district are awaiting rescue operation, authorities said.

MUMBAI, July 25:  A four-storey building housing a nursing home in the suburbs of Mumbai collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least four people with more than 30 feared trapped, fire and police officials said.

PHILIPPINES, June 22: Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town have been cornered and their firepower is flagging, the military said on Thursday, as the five-week battle for control of Marawi City raged on.

BEIJING, Dec 6: A gas explosion has trapped 11 Chinese coal miners underground, in the latest in a string of deadly accidents striking the industry after 53 miners were killed in two similar blasts last week.

BEIJING, Oct 31: Chinese state media say 33 miners are trapped after a gas explosion ripped through the shaft in which they were working.

TAPLEGUNJ, July 18: Police in active participation of the locals have rescued seven families, who were trapped in landslide at Sotlim village in Tapethok-8 VDC in Taplejung district, and relocated them to safer places.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepal Army has rescued seven persons who were trapped by the landslides at Cheprang of Ri VDC-9 in Dading district on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepal Army has rescued seven persons who were trapped by the landslides at Cheprang of Ri VDC-9 in Dhading district on Sunday.