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Snakebite cases up in flood-hit areas across Nepal Monday, July 15th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Number of snakebite cases has gone up in the flood affected areas. The flood victims are more anxious after three people were bitten by the snake in Saptari in a day. Ramkisun Sada, 50, of Tiladhi Koiladi Rural Municipality, Kritan Mandal, 62, of Kankalini Municipality and Ram Kumar..

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Monsoon to become active for some more days in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Monsoon will continue to remain active for some more days in the country, as low pressure area still remains in the Tarai, said the Metrological Forecasting Division. The low pressure area may start advancing towards India from coming Wednesday, thus weakening monsoon comparatively, said..

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Nepal’s Weather Alert: Monsoon activities weaken today Sunday, July 14th, 2019

KATHMANDU: The monsoon which had been in full swing since Friday has signaled gradual process of normalization Sunday. Monsoon trough which is presently based in the Tarai territory will be moving back towards the south from tomorrow. According to Meteorological Forecasting Division meteorologist..

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Monsoon flood wreaks havoc in Siraha, Saptari, Southeast Nepal Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Raju Bishwakarma, SIRAHA: Numerous areas of Siraha municipality and Kalyanpur municipality in Siraha district have been inundated as the flooded Kamala River breached the levee at several points and entered various settlements. Over 1,000 population of the affected areas have been shifted to..

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195 MW electricity produced, 915 km road blacktopped in Nepal Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Tirtha Bhattarai, KATHMANDU: Nepal government has been able to produce 195 MW of power and blacktop 915 kms roadway across the country this fiscal year. With the addition, the total installed capacity of country's electricity has reached 1,325 MW. It is the 77 percent increase compared to the..

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More than 50 per cent vehicles fail pollution test in Nepal Saturday, July 6th, 2019

KATHMANDU: More than fifty per cent of the vehicles plying in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu are those who have failed the pollution test. This is because a minor maintenance after paying the fine of one thousand rupees would give such vehicle owners the green sticker to run without any..

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Nepal’s monsoon continues to have a weak impact Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

KATHMANDU: Impact of weaker monsoon phenomena seen across the country is expected to prolong for at least a week, according to meteorologists. “There might be rains across the country, but not of monsoon nature with dense rains that usually last for at least 12, 24 and 36 hours,” senior..

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Sugarcane farmers announce agitation Monday, July 1st, 2019

NAWALPARASI: The sugarcane farmers of west Nawalparasi, who have been launching agitation every year seeking payment of due amount from the sugar industries, have announced yet another agitation movement over the same issue. They have announced the agitation and warned of obstructing the East-West..

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Nepal’s National Economic Census unveiled

KATHMANDU: Vice Chairperson of National Planning Commission Prof Dr Puspa Raj Kadel unveiled the final result of the first-ever National Economic Census 2018 amidst a program organized by the Central Bureau of Statistics here on Monday. The result shows that there are 923,356 establishments out of..

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The Exploitation Time Bomb Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Since reducing inequality became an official goal of the international community, income disparities have widened. This trend, typically blamed on trade liberalization..