A teenager died after the epidemic of diarrhoea and vomiting and cholera resurfaced in Gaidatar of Chandrapur municipality-2.

The Nepal Human Report 2014 developed jointly by the National Planning Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) was released in the capital on Thursday.

An outbreak of diarrhoea has been reported in various VDCs and Hetauda Municipality area in Makawanpur district.

As many as nine locals have died and over 6,000 afflicted by hepatitis 'E' in Biratnagar Municipality.

The water treatment plant in Sundarijal which supplies drinking water to the Kathmandu Valley is in a dilapidated condition.

As many as five people have died and 600 others have been taken ill due to jaundice in various parts of Biratnagar sub-metropolis.

Locals of 10 VDCs in the northern belt of Khotang district have faced acute shortage of food grains due to drought for a long time.

Wildfire in different national and community forests in Dang district is yet to come under control.

The government has decided to provide a financial assistance of Rs 500,000 each to the families of those killed in the avalanche at Mount Everest base camp on April 18.

A campaign of cleaning the Dhobikhola stream has begun from Saturday in connection with the ongoing programme of cleaning the different rivers and streams in the Kathmandu Valley.