Flood takes away under construction bridgeBy RSS
The swollen Baudikhola (rivulet) of Nawalparasi (Bardaghat-Susta East) took away a bridge being constructed in Baudikali. Slab and beam of the under-construction bridge linking ward 1 and 2 of Baudikali rural municipality were swept away by the flood that took place after incessant rain since Monday evening.
Donor organisations provide medical suppliesBy The Rising Nepal
In an effort to help Nepal fight the coronavirus pandemic, three major donor organisations --Shanghai Jade Buddha Temple (China), Shanghai Jue Qun Cultural & Educational Foundation (China), Tan Ngak Buay and Kee Meng Lang Foundation Limited (Singapore) of Shangpa Foundation -- have supported the country with oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment.
Govt calls for clearing tax by July 9By The Rising Nepal
The government has urged one and all to clear the due taxes by July 9. The Inland Revenue Department (IRD) has issued a notice urging to submit the taxes and Value Added Tax (VAT) of Nepali month Chaitra of 2077 BS (mid-March to mid-April) and Baisakh of 2078 BS (mid-April to mid-May). The IRD issued the notice a day after the court verdict that opened the way to collect taxes even during the lockdown period. A court decision last year had barred the government to collect taxes before 30 days after...
Many villages in Lumbini Province flooded, dozens at riskBy RSS
Properties worth thousands of rupees have been damaged, it has been said. Many other settlements at banks of various rivers including Kali Gandaki, Rapti, Badigad and Tinau are vulnerable to flooding. Dozens of settlements at Rapti river banks in Banke and Dang districts are at risk of being flooded.
Seven missing in Melamchi flood identifiedBy The Rising Nepal
Flood in Melamchi River in Sindhupalchowk District of Bagmati Province located at the north-east side from Kathmandu has created havoc in Melamchi Bazaar.
Floods sweep away rural municipality office, police posts, banks and hotels in ManangBy The Rising Nepal
Bishnu Lamichhane, Chief District Officer of Manang, informed that the office building of Naso Rural Municipality was washed away as the flood entered the settlement with the Marsyangadi River swollen due to incessant rains for the last three days.
Private, public houses of flood-hit areas to be insuredBy The Rising Nepal
The government has decided to provide insurance schemes to all the government and private properties located in areas that are at high risk of being affected by rain-induced disasters.
Six Indian, Chinese nationals of Melamchi Drinking Water Project go missingBy The Rising Nepal
A total of six labourers, three Indian and Chinese nationals each, working at Melamchi Drinking Water Project have gone missing in the Melamchi River flood.
NTD directs members to join hands for rescue, relief efforts to flood victimsBy RSS
Nepal Tarun Dal (NTD), the youth wing of the Nepali Congress, has asked all its office bearers and members to join hands for rescue and relief efforts for the people affected by flooding across the country.
UK government's cut in aid budget to affect public health of South Asian countriesBy RSS
The British government has decreased the assistance budget it has been providing to public health sector of South Asian countries including Nepal as well as other countries at a time when the world is facing COVID-19 pandemic.
Flood sweeps away 15 houses in Lamjung, 30 at high riskBy The Rising Nepal
Flooding in Dordi River caused by incessant rainfall since Monday has swept away 15 houses of Dordi Rural Municipality.
Maoist Centre Chair Dahal urges govt to gear up for search and rescueBy RSS
CPN (Maoist Centre) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged the government for the immediate search, rescue and relief of the citizens gone missing in flood and landslides.
Sithi Nakha being celebrated in Bhaktapur (Photo Feature)By The Rising Nepal
A religious and eco-friendly festival ‘Sithi Nakha’ is being celebrated in the Newar community by cleaning the water sources today.
Rapti River crosses danger level, high alert issuedBy The Rising Nepal
Dozens of villages around the Rapti River are at risk of flooding after the river crossed the danger level due to the continuous rainfall from the past few days.
Former Prime Minister Khanal to be flown to New Delhi for treatmentBy The Rising Nepal
Former Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal is being taken to New Delhi for medical treatment.
Narayani River sees highest-ever water levelBy RSS
The surface of the Narayani River has reached the highest-ever point in history. The water level in the River reached 10.46 meters at 10.50 last night. The water current during the time had increased to 16,455,000 liter per second.
Melamchi flood update: Seven dead, two bodies recoveredBy The Rising Nepal
A total of seven casualties have been confirmed in the flood that swept across Melamchi Bazaar and the Helambu area last night. Two bodies were recovered on Wednesday morning while the search and rescue operation is still going on.
Meeting of Disaster Management Executive Committee kicks offBy The Rising Nepal
The meeting of the Disaster Management Executive Committee has begun in Singha Durbar as the rain-induced disasters started taking their toll across the nation.
NC President Deuba directs party leaders and cadres to engage in relief and rescueBy RSS
Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the party leaders and cadres to get engaged in the relief and rescue works in flood-ravaged areas.
Lalitpur Metropolis to restore two pondsBy The Rising Nepal
The Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) has signed an agreement with the Rajdal Batallion of the Nepal Army to reconstruct two historic ponds in Lagankhel currently located on the latter’s premises. The agreement was signed on Sunday by Lalitpur Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan and Rajdal Battalion Commander Sumit Bikram Rana.