Bajura under snow grip again Reporter
February 07, 2019

Snowfall has again gripped Bajura since Wednesday evening. Normal life here has become tougher again with abrupt fall on temperature caused by rain and snow.

The snowfall that began from hilly and mountainous regions of the district since Wednesday afternoon has also blanketed the southern part as well.

Transportation from northern part of the district to Martadi has come to a halt due to continuous snowfall, shared Baba Gurung, a transport entrepreneur.

The roads are covered with pile-up of snow at Badimalika Rural Municipality and Budhinanda Rural Municipality.

Snowfall had come to an end in Bajura last week only.

Govt. to operate electric rail service, ship: Minister Mahaseth Reporter
February 07, 2019
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Raghubir Mahaseth, has said the government would operate electric rail service and ship in the country. Inaugurating the bridge constructed at Kamala rivulet of Dudhauli municipality in Sindhuli on Wednesday, Minister Mahaseth said around 6,000 to 8,000 km road would be blacktopped within next four years. He shared the information that the government had forwarded activities to operate electric rail service after constructing east-west railway within coming five years. Minister Mahaseth further said that the government had been talking with donor countries for financial assistance to operate electric rail service.

Two held with leopard hides Reporter
February 07, 2019
Police arrested two persons in possession of leopard hides from Kathmandu Metropolitan City-32, Jadibuti. Nepal Police headquarters has confirmed that Indra Kumar Tamang, 16, and Raj Kumar Tamang, 17, hailing from Kavre Bhakundebesi were held with hides of spotted leopard on Wednesday. A police squad from Koteswor-based Metropolitan Police Range arrested the Tamang duo with wild beast body part in course of security screening. Police said that further investigation into the incident was underway.