Nepal | July 16, 2019

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighbouring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....


Cabinet reshuffle not likely anytime soon

The office of the prime minister and council of ministers, OPMCM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is least likely to reshuffle his Cabinet anytime soon as the top leaders of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) are busy working on concluding the unification process of the two communist parties — the then CPN- UML and CPN-Maoist Centre, according to senior leaders...


Hundreds of families displaced, many villages inundated in Saptari

Saptari flood

Floods triggered by incessant rainfall for the past four days have inundated thousands of houses and displaced hundreds of families in Saptari. ...


Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass US raids

Democratic officials and migrant activists have told immigrants they have the right not to open their doors to ICE agents, unless presented with a warrant signed by a judge....



S Korean business owners call for boycott of Japanese goods

Dozens of South Korean small-business owners rallied in South Korea’s capital on Monday calling for boycotts of Japanese consumer goods to protest Tokyo’s move to tighten high-tech exports to its neighbour....



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