Although floods are not a new phenomenon in the Tarai belt, prevention measures are hardly taken to avert or minimize crisis. In lack of such measures, hundreds of people are affected by floods every year.

Gale-force wind triggers fire

May 15, 2018 08:37 am

KANCHANPUR, May 15: Fire broke out at four different locations from electric short circuits triggered by gale – speed winds in Kanchanpur.

CHITWAN, May 9: In the last 10 months 97 people lost life from 195 road accidents in Chitwan. Some of these accidents occurred along the Naryanghat–Munglin road- one of the busiest highways in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The report on the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies presented last week by the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) triggered hot discourse on the mainstream media and social networking sites.

KATHMANDU, Jan 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari's move to host a dinner party for the entire family of CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal and other leaders of the left alliance has triggered speculations in the political fraternity. Her “dinner policy” has been construed as a strategy of lobbying for a second term as the president.

MONTECITO, Jan 10:  At least 13 people were killed and dozens of homes were swept away or heavily damaged Tuesday as downpours sent mud and boulders roaring down hills stripped of vegetation by a gigantic wildfire that raged in Southern California last month.

CHITWAN, Dec 1: CPN-Maoist Center chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the alliance of the two communist parties in the nation has created a big ripple nationally and internationally.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Prices of vegetables like cauliflower, potatoes, tomatoes, etc have increased in the past few weeks, according to a retail price analysis of Kalimati market by Republica.

JHAPA, August 29: Revenue collection at Kakarvitta custom point in the eastern Nepal border has dropped as traders have tried to evade tax after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect in India.

PANCHKULA, India, Aug 25:  Mobs rampaged across a north Indian town, leaving 12 people dead and buildings in flames, after a court declared a quasi-religious sect leader guilty of raping two of his followers, according to police and a hospital doctor.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Ministerial portfolio-sharing between the establishment faction of Nepali Congress and the rival faction led by Ram Chandra Paudel has triggered intra-party rift within the ruling party.

KATHMAN DU , July 4: With monsoon becoming fully active since the past two days, the entire country has started witnessing rainfalls.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: While the 45th president of the USA, Donald Trump, was delivering his inaugural speech on Friday in Washington DC, Badri Pun, president of a gay organization in Nepal was among those compelled to listen carefully every word he uttered.

POKHARA, Oct 26: With the arrival of Tihar, sale of a traditional cap, popularly known as Dhakatopi in Pokhara is in rise.  ​

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA, June 6: A fire broke out at an army camp near Sri Lanka's capital, setting off explosions and killing one soldier before the flames were put out, officials said Monday.