Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepal election phase 2; to reopen on June 29


The SSB has sealed the pull and bridges on the India-Nepal border in order to ensure hassle free elections in the Himalayan nation. The movement for the two countries will be closed on the border for the next few days. In view of the second phase of elections to be held on June 28 in Nepal, international bridges have been ...

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One killed, Army man, civilian injured in cylinder blast in Pithoragarh


Pithoragarh: One person was killed and two others injured, including an Army man, purportedly after a welding gas cylinder went off in Bharkatia Cantt, 7 km from here, on Wednesday. A bomb disposal squad and police forensic team have been investigating the matter. Pithoragarh superintendent of police Ajay Joshi said, “Nirmal Kumar, 45, and his helper Vishal, 22, both residents ...

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Lives of people in 14 villages in Pithoragarh under threat from melting Glaciers


The snow-stricken laden have become a threat to people of 14 villages settled on the border of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. Villagers returning to their native villages after spending the winter in lower areas are facing difficulties, adverse weather and the challenge of breaking glaciers. Large ice slabs are fluttering from the glaciers suddenly to the road, who have to make ...

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