SINDHUPALCHOWK — Flood water from the Bhoteskoshi River has swept away seven more houses at Tatopani of Sindhupalchok on Monday.
Some 145 houses situated in two kilometers of range from Tatopani Bazaar to Liping are at high risk of flooding, according to Border Police Office, Kodari’s Police Inspector Khumlal Bhusal. Similarly, 13 houses at Barhabise area are facing risk from the Bhotekoshi flood waters.
Waters level in the river is increasing due to incessant rainfall in the Tatopani area.
The swollen river has caused rampant soil erosion in the affected areas. A cemented bridge linking Ramche and Barhbise VDCs is too at risk of being washed away.
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost