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Tunnel Business Magazine   10 August 2017   Nepal   Nepal  
<p>Nepal will welcome its first TBM ever this summer, a 5.06 m (16.6 ft) diameter Double Shield machine for the Bheri Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project (BBDMP). The Robbins TBM underwent its Factory Acceptance Testing in July 2017 and is currently being ...
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AGU Blogosphere   11 January 2017   Nepal   Asia  
<p>At 7 am yesterday morning a section of the Bhagwati Bahal-Bal Mandir road in Naxal, Kathmandu collapsed into a deep excavation, closing this busy highway.</p> <p>The site is an excavation for a new 5 star hotel, provisionally planned to be Hilton Doubletree. ...
The Imalayan Times   27 July 2016   Nepal   Kathmandu  
<p>KATHMANDU: More than 70 people lost their life in floods and landslides in several districts of eastern, central and western Nepal since Monday.</p> <p>The Ministry of Home Affairs, however, said on Wednesday evening that 66 people are confirmed dead. The ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Phys Org   26 April 2016   Nepal   Nepal landslides  
<p>With the monsoon fast approaching, the landslide risk in Nepal remains high a year after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that killed more than 8,000 people, according to a University of Michigan-led research team.</p><p>The April 25, 2015, earthquake struck ...
Katmandu Post   24 February 2016   Nepal   Myagdi district  
<p>Feb 24, 2016- Narchyang, Dana, Bhurung-Tatopani, Ghar and Histan villages in Myagdi district were covered in thick plumes of dust following Sunday&rsquo;s night&rsquo;s massive dry landslide, which was triggered by an aftershock. A magnitude 5.5 aftershock ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   23 July 2015   Nepal   Manthali  
<p>MANTHALI, JUL 23 - Landslides at Bokshe along the Manthali-Khurkot road in Ramechhap have posed threat to people and vehicles.</p> <p>Local residents said rocks started falling on the road as a cliff in the area developed cracks during the April 25 earthquake. ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   15 July 2015   Nepal   Kathmandu  
<p>PARBAT, JUL 15 - Landslides triggered by rains buried a house at Naglibang VDC-4 in Parbat district on Wednesday. A police team rescued three people trapped in the house.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards   09 July 2015   Nepal   Sindhupalchowk  
<p>CHAUTARA, JUL 09 - As many as 106 households of six VDCs in Sindhupalchowk district that were at high risk of landside following the April 25 quake have been shifted to a safer place in the district itself.</p>
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e-kantipur   30 June 2015   Nepal   Chyamrangbesi  
<p>KAVRE, JUN 30 - A recent landslide at Chyamrangbesi VDC-1 in Kavre district came dangerously close to the house of Kamal Prasad Dahal. The area is still vulnerable to landslides, but Dahal and his family, knowing about the danger, are still living there.</p ...
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<p>At least 15 people were feared dead and several others were missing after a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall hit six villages in northeastern Nepal on Wednesday night. The Himalayan nation is struggling to recover from the aftermath of two earthquakes ...
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