KATHMANDU, August 13: The highways built along the no man's land on the Indian side of the border are the major reasons behind the floods in the tarai, according to Minister for Energy, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi.

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency meeting of the Nepali Congress (NC) Work Performance Committee on Sunday decided to provide a month's salary of its 207 lawmakers to the flood victims.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has requested the Election Commission to provide umbrella as election symbol to the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) as demanded by the party in the third round of local elections.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13 : Chinese Vice Premier of the State Council Wang Yang is arriving in Kathmandu on Monday on an official visit to Nepal at the invitation of the Government of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 each in compensation to the families of those killed in the recent floods and landslides.

Emergency cabinet meeting at 5 pm

August 13, 2017 16:46 pm

KATHMANDU, August 13: An emergency cabinet meeting has been called at 5 this evening.

Attorney general Shrestha resigns

August 13, 2017 15:51 pm

KATHMANDU, August 13: Attorney General Raman Kumar Shrestha has resigned from his office today.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has directed the agencies concerned to relocate the people caught in floods and landslides and to make necessary arrangements to prevent the loss of additional lives and poverty.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: The government has urged the Indian government to open all gates of Sapktakoshi and Laxmanpur barrages as water levels in the two major rivers crossed the mark of danger due to heavy rainfall since Friday.

KATHMANDU, August 12: The Election Commission has on Saturday held discussions with the government chief secretary and the high officials of the ministries concerned focusing on the local level election scheduled to be held in Province 2 on September 18.