Nepal was hit by a 5.6-magnitude earthquake on November 6, days after 157 people were killed and dozens injured when a strong quake struck the Himalayan country. The tremors were felt in neighboring India. The first earthquake this week occurred with a magnitude of 6.4, Nepal's National Seismological Centre said. The German Research Centre for Geosciences measured the quake at 5.7, downgrading it from 6.2.
The death toll in Nepal due to the powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck late November 3 has reached 128, confirmed reports. Furthermore, over 140 people sustained injuries in the Jajarkot and Rukum districts of Western Nepal. Notablty, the epicentre of the quake was at the Lamidanda area in Jajarkot. PM Narendra Modi expressed grief and said, India stands in solidarity and is ready to extend all possible assistance.
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Asian Games 2023: Team India Storm Into Semi-Finals After Yashasvi Jasiwal's Blazing Ton Against Nepal
Team India overcame a spirited Nepal side to open their Asian Games 2023 campaign with a convincing win, progressing to the semi-finals of the event. Yashasvi Jasiwal's 100 off 48 deliveries set up a 203-run chase, but Nepal couldn't keep up with the run-rate and fell short by 23 runs. With this, team India have progressed to the semi-finals of the Asian Games 2023 after a convincing win over Nepal.
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Nepal men's cricket team made history at the ongoing Asian Games cricket tournament in Hangzhou, China as they smashed the highest-ever total in T20I cricket history. It is the fastest fifty and fastest century by a player in format's history on September 27. They accomplished this during their match against Mongolia. In the match, Nepal smashed 314/3 in their 20 overs, highest-ever total in T20Is, overtaking Afghanistan's 278/3 2019 record… read-more
A massive avalanche occurred at Nepal’s Manaslu base camp, on October 2. Tashi Sharma confirmed the incident, who was attempting to climb the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres. According to Sharma, the avalanche destroyed three dozens of tents in the base camp, however, no casualties were reported. With this, several expedition companies have called off their attempts to climb the mountain for this season.
Following multiple landslides in Nepal’s Achham district, as many as 13 persons have been killed, and 14 others have gone missing, on September 17. Meanwhile, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has ordered to deploy helicopter to carry out search and rescue operations. This has come due to incessant rainfall Nepal has been receiving. Besides, Nepal is also facing flooding and waterlogging in various parts of the country.
Deepak Mundi, suspected to be the main shooter of punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, along with two of his associates were taken to Mansa, said officials on September 11. The arrests were made at the West Bengal- Nepal border by the Nepal police, on September 11. Reportedly, all three will now be taken to the CIA police station in Mansa. Further details are awaited.
Parwati Sunar, a Nepali mother of two, starts attending the same school as her son after fleeing at the age of 15. In the country of 29 million people, roughly 57% of women are literate, and Sunar, 27, said she intended to become "literate enough" to run her household. "I feel good to go to school with mum," her son, Resham, remarked. Parwati Sunar cultivates a field in Punarbas, Kanchanpur.
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Experts have called for a strict surveillance amid the rising number of H1N1 virus cases, also known as Swine Flu. At least 57 new cases of Swine Flu has been reported in the country in the last two months. This has come when the nation is battling the fourth wave of COVID-19. Public health officials have warned of a 'Twindemic' in Nepal, owing to rising Swine Flu and COVID cases.
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Manoj Prabhakar, a former India all-rounder, has been named head coach of Nepal cricket team. Prabhakar takes over for Pubudu Dassanayake, who recently resigned in July to become head coach of Canada. Prabhakar, who played 39 Tests and 130 One-Day Internationals for India from 1984 to 1996, has previously managed the Delhi, Rajasthan, and… read-more