Nepal | August 31, 2015

Birgunj tense as protesters clash with security personnel

Police personnel involved in a clash with the agitators in Nagawa of Birgunj, on Monday, August 31, 2015. Photo: Ram Sarraf

Tension continued in Birgunj, the district headquarters of Parsa, as protesters clashed with the security personnel at Nagawa, Birgunj on Monday afternoon....


MoFALD sounds cholera high alert

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has issued a circular toall 19 municipalities of the Valley to maintain high alert to control and prevent the spread of cholera...


Call off prohibitory order: Prabhu Sah

UCPN-M politburo member Prabhu Sah addressing a press meet organised by his party in Gaur, Rautahat, on Sunday. Photo: THT

UCPN-Maoist politburo member and Rautahat constituency No 3 lawmaker Prabhu Sah today argued that the government had imposed prohibitory order and declared the district a riot-hit zone. Hence, it should remove the decree at the earliest...


Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

A combination of photos released on Monday, August 31, 2015, by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) shows Wanna Suansun (left) and an unidentified man, who police said were renting the second apartment, which was raided by authorities in Min Buri, in Bangkok's outskirts, and where police found fertilizer, gun powder, digital clocks and remote-controlled cars whose parts can be used for detonation. Photos: AP

Thai police issued two new arrest warrants and released images Monday of more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago...



‘Disturbance in transport means it will create shortage of goods and hit customers hard’

Arjun Prasad Gautam, Geneal Secretary of Nepal Trans Himalaya Border Commerce Association  PHOTO: BALKRISHNA THAPA CHHETRI/THT

In the aftermath of the April/May earthquakes, Nepal has been facing low supply of Chinese goods for the last four months...



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