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16 injured in bus mishap in Gatthaghar

BHAKTAPUR: Sixteen passengers have been injured in a bus mishap at Gatthaghar of Madhyapurthimi municipality recently. A bus (Ba 4 Kha 5794) heading to Sindhuli from Kathmandu hit three other buses heading to the same direction, resulting in injury to 16 passengers in it. Three other buses hit by..

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10 injured, one serious in road accident

BHOJPUR: Ten passengers were injured when a bus fell into the roadside canal near Champire river in the border of ward no. 3 and 4 of Bhojpur municipality this morning. The bus (Me. 1 Kha. 3164) was carrying passengers from Temkemaiyung rural municipality to Biratnagar. Of the injured seven have..

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Rukum East village reeling without electricity Saturday, August 10th, 2019

RUKUM: The entire village of Sinse rural municipality-3 in the district has been reeling without electricity for the past three days. The 25 kVA transformer set up in the village saw technical glitches that resulted in electricity disruption. But the concerned authorities has remained apathetic to..

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Bodies of woman and child found in Trishuli Friday, August 9th, 2019

DHANDING: The bodies of a woman and a child were found at the Trishuli river in Bhuvantar of Devghat rural municipality-5. The woman is believed to be in the mid-twenties while the child is around six or seven years old. They were found on the river bank on Friday and their identity is not yet..

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Trishuli bus accident: Death toll rises to eight

DHADING: The death toll in the road accident that took place at Benighatrorang rural municipality-3, when a passenger bus plunged into the Trishuli river, has reached eight. However, only two of them have been identified so far. The identity of a woman, a girl child and four men who died in the..

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Trishuli bus plunge, death toll reaches five

DHADING: The number of people killed in a bus accident took place this morning at Salangghat of Benighat Rorang rural municipality-3 in Dhadhing has reached five. The bus fell some 100 meters down from the road and plunged into the Trishuli River as it reached a turning point. Three had died on..

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French national Harting Alfred missing in Rasuwagadhi

RASUWA: A French national heading towards China via Rasugadhi has been reported missing from Ghatte river in Tumre today. She was swept away by the river as she was washing her legs. District police spokesperson Om Prakash Wagle said that Harting Alfred,71, with passport number 11CP00778 is..

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Tiger kills 21 goats in three days in Eastern Nepal

OKHALDHUNGA: Twenty-one goats were killed by a tiger at Palapu of Champadevi rural municipality-1 and 2 in Okhaldhunga district in three days. Nine goats belonging to a local Masali Maya were killed by a tiger on Wednesday morning. Similarly, the tiger killed five goats of Jhalal Bahadur Magar and..

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‘Commission will help govt in defining Madhesi community’ Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Madhesi Commission has floated a list of its plans and programmes to be executed in the current fiscal year. Organising a press meet at its central office in the capital on Monday, the Commission said that it would help the government legally define the Madhesi community. Informing..

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Water level in Mahakali River continues to rise

KANCHANPUR: The water flow in the Mahakali River has shown no sign of receding since the rainfall yesterday night. The Indian side has banned the movement of four-wheeler on the Banbasa Bridge from Tuesday morning. According to the Area Police Office, Gaddachowk, the water level continued to..

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Landslide disrupts mid-hill highway in Nepal Monday, August 5th, 2019

BAGLUNG: Landslide occurred at Galkot municipality-11, Righa, Fendi this morning has disrupted vehicular operation along the Mid-Hill Pushpalal Highway. The landslide has thrown transport services out of gear in the western part of the district. Dambar Shrish, ward-11 chair, said efforts are being..

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