BEIJING, Aug. 17 : (AFP) - The United States' top general condemned "racism and bigotry" on Thursday, joining other military leaders in their denunciation of deadly violence in Charlottesville.
KUNDUZ, Aug. 17 : (Xinhua) -- At least five Taliban militants were killed after aircraft pounded the insurgents' hideout in the restive Chardara district of northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Thursday, district governor Zalmai Farooqi said.
Nepalgunj, Aug 17: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has arrived today in Banke to take stock of flood-hit areas in the Tarai districts of mid-western Nepal.
Dhanusa, Aug 17: Chairman of CPN (Maoist Centre) Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has urged all political parties to come together and engage in rescue operation and relief distribution in the wake of flooding and landslides that have caused havoc in Tarai districts.
Mahottari, August 17: Mahottari, a Terai district in the central Nepal has so far reported five floods-related deaths.
Biratnagar, Aug 17: Nepal Army personnel have been mobilized to clear the runway of Biratnagar airport as it was completely covered by mud and sand due to inundation caused by incessant rainfall. The Biratnagar Airport has shut down its all air services due to runway inundation.
Parsa, Aug 17: The floods have affected over 9,000 people in Parsa district, police confirmed.
Kathmandu, Aug 16: Visiting Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Wang Yang, has promised full support from the Chinese government to the development and promotion of Ayurved in Nepal.
Kathmandu, Aug 16: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the Chabahil-based Om Hospital this morning to take stock of health condition of Nepali Congress leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Bimalendra Nidhi, who has been hospitalized since Monday after he complained of a sudden stomach pain.
Chitwan, Aug 16: Preparations are underway to bring back the endangered one-horn rhinos that were swept away or dislocated to various places in the country and bordering India by the recent floods.
Biratnagar, Aug 16: A total of 47 people lost their lives and 15 people have gone missing in the flood and landslide in the eastern region till this morning.