Nepal Today

Monday, June 17, 2013

RESIDENTS OF KHALANGA TERRORIZED BY MAJAKALI UPDATE Kathmaandu, 17 June: Residents of Khalangaa in Darchula have been terrorized by the rising Makakali river dividing India and the far-West hill district as nearly three dozen government offices and three dozen houses were washed away by river that entered the town. The water entered after two days on continuous rain amid indications Monday rain will continue. The river flow was the highest in four years—440,316 cusecs. India opened all sluices of the river downstream. Dozens of families have been moved to higher ground for shelter in schools and houses of relatives. A mini hydro power plant was damaged, Five villages in Manang have also been hit by landslides, Nnnn FORMER KING IN HETAUDA UPDATE Kathmandu, 17June: Former Kung Gyanendra prayed and worshipped at a gumba and two temples in the central industrial town of Hetauda Monday. He visits Gaur Tuesday on a pilgrimage. nnnn


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