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Hunter Emert Nicorei prepares to search for geese and ducks at the town of Napakiak on the Yukon Delta in Alaska on April 18, 2019. - According to climate change reports from scientists, Alaska has been warming twice as fast as the global average, with temperatures in February and March shattering records. "From 1901 to 2016, average temperatur...

Airstrikes kill 4 militants in S. Afghanistan

Airstrikes kill 4 militants in S. Afghanistan
Afghanistan / At least four militants have been killed and three others injured as the security forces' fighting aircraft targeted Taliban hideouts outside Tirin Kot city, the capital of southern Uruzgan province, said an army statement released here Thursday. The fighting aircraft, according to the statement, have been targeting specific hideou...

Myanmar army kills six ethnic Rakhine detainees as violence worsens

Myanmar army kills six ethnic Rakhine detainees as violence worsens
Myanmar's army said it shot dead six detainees in a village school Thursday while holding 275 men on suspicion of being Rakhine rebels, as fears over military impunity grow in the escalating fighting. Security forces are battling the Arakan Army (AA), a group pushing for more autonomy for the state's ethnic Rakhine Buddhists. Thousands of troop...

Three held with arms

Three held with arms
Dhading / Police on Monday held three persons in possession of arms from Mandali Secondary School premises at Gangajamuna Rural Municipality-5 in northern Dhading.The arrestees are Narayan Thapa Magar, 25, Ashish Thapa Magar, 20, and Bishal Gurung, 23, of Khaniyabas Rural Municipality-5, Satyadevi.Shyam Mahato, DSP, Dhading District Police Office i...

Curfew clamped in Rukumkot

Curfew clamped in Rukumkot
Rukum / curfew order has been imposed at district headquarters, Rukumkot, after dispute on location of headquarters turned a nasty turn.The District Administration Office Rukum (east) issued the curfew order effective from 7.00 pm Sunday until another notice.With the continuous protests from locals of Rukumkot and Golkhadam, the district administra...

Transfer of reading culture to youths stressed

Transfer of reading culture to youths stressed
Lamahi/ Province-5 Minister for Social Development Sudarshan Baral has insisted the need to transfer reading culture to the new generation.Inaugurating the fourth annual general meeting of Deukhuri Community Library and Resource Centre based in Gadhawa, Dang, on Sunday, he stressed the old generation should transfer reading culture to new generatio...

Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money

Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
Mahottari /A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a...

12 gamblers arrested

12 gamblers arrested
Sankhu/ Police here arrested 12 gamblers from the house of a local resident Krishna Bahadur Thing near Chapbot at Nanglebhare of Shankarapur Municipality in the district last night.According to Inspector at Sankhu-based Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Circle Laxmi Khanal, the punters were arrested along with Rs 81,800 in cash from the gambling den. ...

Two missing in Dhading cave found dead

Two missing in Dhading cave found dead
Dhading / Two persons missing in a cave since January 27 following a landslide at Hindung of Ruby Valley Rural Municipality-4 in Dhading district were found dead on Thursday evening. Locals Norbu Tamang, 45, and Dhan Bahadur Tamang, 18, were found trapped in the debris, police confirmed.The two had reportedly taken shelter under the cave after the ...

PM Oli to be busy today in his home district

PM Oli to be busy today in his home district
Bhadrapur / Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has arrived in his home district, Jhapa, today. Prime Minister Oli is scheduled to inaugurate the Child Festival at Damak to be organised from today.Similarly, Prime Minister will also inaugurate golden jubilee of Sahid Dharmabhakta Secondary School at Kamal rural municipality-3, said PM Oli’s Press Coordina...