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Heatwave likely to continue for five days: Meteorologists

Meteorologists have warned that a scorching heatwave is likely to grip the Terai region for the next five days and advised people to take precautions against the extreme heat. Issuing a bulletin today, the Meteorological Forecasting Division (MFD…

Four foreigners rescued from Larke Pass in Manang

Four tourists visiting the Manang district were rescued after they were taken ill due to altitude sickness in Larke Pass. The foreigners coming to trek along the Manaslu trekking route were rescued from Bhimtang of Nason Rural Municipality-7 in t…

Govt advised to explore opportunities during Qatari Amir's State Visit

Former Ministers and experts on foreign affairs have advised the government to give priority to utilizing the visit of Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, to Nepal, to reap maximum benefits.  The Amir from Qatar will be…

21 glacial lakes out of 2,086 are at risk of outburst in Nepal

Birendra Lake, a glacial lake at Samagaun, Chumanubri Rural Municipality-1 in northern Gorkha has gradually started to return to its normal state. The lake was destabilized after a huge avalanche originating in the Mt Manaslu above it hit it on Sund…

Heatwave grips Kathmandu; expected to reach 34 degrees Celsius today

With the onset of spring, the mercury is rising across the country every single day, impacting the daily life of people particularly in the Terai region. The rising temperatures aren't limited to the Terai. Kathmandu has also been experiencin…

Six involved in cooperative theft cases arrested

Police have held six persons allegedly involved in theft cases in Jhapa. They were arrested and made public on Sunday for their alleged involvement in 13 cases of theft, including in various cooperative societies. According to Deputy Superinte…

IGP Kunwar off to France

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Basanta Bahadur Kunwar has left for France. He left for Leon, France last night to participate in the 19th Head of NCB Conference to be held there on April 23-25. As many as 196 countries affiliated to Interpo…

Govt set to celebrate International Everest Day at the foot of Mt Everest

The government is set to observe International Everest Day at the base camp of Sagarmatha, the highest peak of the world. The Day is being observed to mark the 71st anniversary of the historic first ascent of Mt Everest. Tenzing Norg…

Manaslu avalanche: Home Ministry urges people near Budhigandaki to remain vigilant

The Ministry of Home Affairs has urged the people residing in the vicinity of Budhigandaki River in Gorkha to remain vigilant at possible consequences from an increased water flow in the river. A massive avalanche from Mount Manaslu this morning …

Gorkha witnesses floods as Birendra Lake bursts

The Gorkha district has witnessed floods after Birendra Lake formed from the Manaslu Glacier burst in the district on Sunday morning. According to the District Police Office, Gorkha, there was a big flood in the local rivulets after the lake burs…