Thousands rendered homeless KATHMANDU, June 19: Eighteen people have been killed and over 14 missing in floods and landslides in several parts of the western region on Tuesday.
The torrential downpour that lashed the country for the last three days also incurred a huge loss of properties, rendering thousands of people homeless. According to the Home Ministry, 18 people have been confirmed killed. The ministry also said the death toll could increase.
BARDIA, June 18: The District Police Office, Bardiya has said 11 village development committees in the district are at risk of flooding and asked the people to take necessary measures against possible flooding. The office made the request after the water level in the Karnali River in the district rose markedly due to incessant rains.
KATHMANDU, June 18: Thirty-nine child labors rescued from Thankot-based embroidery factory have been sent to their homes on Tuesday.
The Child Development Society (CDS), in coordination with the Kathmandu Child Labor Office and Centre for Child Welfare Board (CCWB), sent the children to their respective districts to repatriate them with their families.
KATHMANDU: Nepal Army personnel have shifted over 1000,000 kilograms of goods of flood victims from Khalanga VDC Ward No, 4 and 5 in Darchula to safer location. A squad of 81 army personnel has been relentlessly working to relocate the goods to the safer sites. The Nepal Army Public Relations Directorate said that the goods included utensils, refrigerators, foodstuffs, furniture and clothes.
KATHMANDU, June 19: Dharma Lal Shrestha, 82, and his wife Indra Keshari, 81, have proved nothing is impossible if one has the will and patience to achieve something. At their age, most people depend on others as grow physically weak.