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.

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.

Snowfall, rainfall affect life in Humla Reporter
February 07, 2019
Heavy snowfall and rain that occurred in the district since 2:00 pm Wednesday has thrown life out of gear. The snowfall occurred after a break of eight days since Wednesday afternoon. According to chief district officer Madhav Prasad Dhungana, the chilling cold and obstruction of airport, only one means of transportation have created hardship to the locals. Regular flights to and from the district have been obstructed due to poor visibility, CDO Dhungana added.