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: 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 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.