Rainfall shifts to western Nepal

July 14, 2019 08:15 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: Rainfall has shifted toward the western and mid-western plains of the country from Saturday, according to Min Kumar Aryal, a meteorologist at the Meteorological Forecasting Division.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Rainfall will be continuing till Sunday evening while the alert suggests heavy rainfall towards one-two places in western Nepal.

SANA'A, July 25: Earlier, Yemeni government has provided two ceasefires to the United Nations for the withdrawal of Houthi rebels from the Al Hudaydah port, though, the militants have turned down the initiative. According to the Al Masirah TV, Houthi movement targeted a Saudi Arabian warship off the western coast of Yemen.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Flood Forecasting Section of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) issued a flood alert in settlements around the Mahakali and West Seti River basin on Tuesday as the water level of the river seems to be increasing.

LEEDS, July 5: Over the course of two tumultuous decades, the US government has determinedly endeavored to destabilize, undermine and ultimately depose the democratically-elected government of Venezuela without pause. First they came for Hugo Chavez, then his successor Nicolas Maduro.

KATHMANDU, July 4: The Meteorological Forecasting Division has forecast that the weather will gradually become clear in the western and central parts of the country from Wednesday while the eastern part will continue to witness moderate rainfall.

BARDIYA, June 27: With the temperature soaring across the country, Ramesh Bhujuwa of Gulariya Municipality-6 is having a hard time these days to manage his livelihood. In order to escape the heat waves, he has left his job. He used to earn his living by selling maize.

POKHARA, March 10: Dhan Bahadur Thapa defeated Nepal’s number one professional golfer Shivaram Shrestha in extra hole to win the Surya Nepal Western Open Golf Tournament played at Himalayan Gold Course, Pokhara on Friday.

Tribhuvan Army, Western into final

February 24, 2018 10:02 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) and Western Regional Development Region have set the summit clash scheduled for Saturday in the ongoing third CoAS National Men’s Volleyball Tournament.

Western Nepal in one-room exhibition

January 6, 2018 10:08 am

It is said that a single photograph can express a thousand emotions which would otherwise be difficult to express in words. ACP Nabaraj Silwal, of Nepal Armed Police Force, decided to visit Bhakundey at the earliest after looking at the pictures of Bhakundey Baral Taal.

BARDIYA, Jan 3: Normal life in the districts of western Nepal, including Bardiya has been affected by the increasing cold triggered by thick fog and cold wave.

POKHARA, Jan 2: Cases of human rights infringement have increased in the districts of western development region of late. Over 800 human rights violations were recorded in the western districts in the past six months, a report shows.

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: At least 33 people were killed on Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, police said.

DUNAI, Dolpa, Dec 18: Flights from Nepalgunj airport to western part of the country including Dolpa have become irregular for the past one week due to thick fog with the start of winter season.

Quake felt in far western districts

December 7, 2017 09:27 am

BAITADI, Dec 7: A tremor was felt in far western districts including Baitadi, as a 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook Uttarakhand in India on Wednesday night, said the National Seismological Center (NSC).

BUTWAL, Nov 17: Established politician Brijesh Kumar Gupta had won the previous two Constituent Assembly (CA) elections from the then constituency-3 of Kapilvastu district. At that time, he was representing Tarai-Madhesh Loktantrik Party, which later went on to merge with five other fringes Madhesi parties to form Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) just a few months ago.

SURKHET, August 9: A joint students' union here on Tuesday padlocked the Mid – Western University at Birendranagar protesting the decision to grant affiliation to the private colleges against the instruction of the University Grant Commission.

NEW DELHI, July 26:  At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said Wednesday.

NEW DELHI, July 25: At least 16 people have been killed this week in heavy monsoon rains that have lashed western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground, officials said Tuesday.

SYDNEY, July 15: Arsenal made it two wins in three nights in Sydney with a 3-1 victory on Saturday over the A-League's Western Sydney Wanderers.

ISTANBUL, June 12: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 shook western Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos Monday, scaring residents and damaging buildings.

BEIJING, May 11: A moderate earthquake that struck close to the earth’s surface killed eight people and injured more than 20 others in far western China on Thursday, the region’s earthquake administration said.

Wins for Eastern, Western regions

March 3, 2017 22:00 pm

ITAHARI, March 3: Eastern Region and Western Region have made winning starts to the Prime Minister Cup Women's National T20 Cricket Tournament defeating Central Region and Mid-Western Region respectively in the opening day of the competition on Friday.

POKHARA, Feb 11: Nepal number one pro Shivaram Shrestha won the 17th Surya Nepal Western Open, the third major title of the season, at the par-70 Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Friday.

POKHARA, Feb 11: Western Region claimed third places in the men's and women's event of the ongoing Srijana Invitational International Men's and Women's Volleyball beating departmental sides on Wednesday.

Shrestha wins Western Open Golf

February 10, 2017 19:10 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 10:  Nepal number one professional golfer Shivaram Shrestha clinched the title of the Surya Nepal Western Open at Himalayan Golf Course in Pokhara on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9 - Nepal number one golfer Shiva Ram Shrestha carded three-under 67 on Thursday at the Himalayan Golf Course, Pokhara to remain on the top of the leader board of Surya Nepal Western Open. Shrestha is at three-under 137at the end of the second day.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 1: More than 200 laborers and technicians from Nepal’s southern and more western districts of Banke and Jajarkot have flooded into quake-hit districts to rebuild houses. Some of those laborers interviewed in Sindhupalchowk report that they earn more in Nepal than they would working in the populous state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

Western Region claims third position

January 26, 2017 20:26 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: Western Region has claimed third position in the Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Second National Men’s Volleyball Tournament defeating Armed Police Force (APF) in a third place play-off on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The semifinal line-up of the ongoing Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) second National Men's Volleyball Tournament completed on Tuesday as three departmental teams-- Tribhuvan Army Club, Nepal Police Club, Armed Police Club (APF)-- and the Western Region booked their places in the last four.

KANCHANPUR, Jan 3: The Far Western University has reopened after students withdrew two – week long strike following a seven-point agreement.

Western region gold medal

December 26, 2016 10:09 am

POKHARA, Dec 26: The Western region has won the first gold medal in tennis under the ongoing 7th National Games taking place at the Pokhara stadium.

CHITWAN, Dec 14: Four community forests located in Chitwan's western part have introduced elephant safari with an aim to boost tourism.

TOKYO, Oct 21: A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck western Japan on Friday, but there was no risk of tsunami.

BERLIN, Sept 30: Police say two people have died and 15 have been injured in a hospital fire in western Germany.

DADELDHURA, Sept 19: Though it has already been a decade since the Maoist insurgency ended, 10 out of 13 customs points along country’s western border has yet to be restored

NEW DELHI, Aug 3:  Two buses plunged into a flooded river after an old bridge collapsed in western India, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared dead, an official said Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The incessant rain following the active monsoon activities has gradually started receding.

POKHARA / MYAGDI, July 16: A whole settlement in Saudha village in Parche VDC of Kaski is at high risk of being swept away by the Madi River.

KATHMANDU, July 7: An aftershock of last year’s Gorkha Earthquake jolted western Nepal on Thursday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Butwal-based Paramount English Boarding Higher Secondary School has been declared the champion of the western region in 'Real School of Nepal' contest organized by Dabur Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD) under the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DoHM) has warned that there will be heavy rainfall in the eastern and western regions of the country.

KATHMANDU, June 29:  Two fresh earthquakes with 5 and the other 4.2 on the Richter scale have jolted western Nepal on Wednesday.