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Woman dies in acid attack Monday, June 26th, 2017

MAHOTTARI: A middle-aged woman has died in a midnight acid attack while in sleep from an unidentified attacker. Shital Devi Mahato, 65, wife of Gonar Mahato of Gaushala Municipality – 1 died in the attack. She was sleeping at an open space when the attack took place. Mahato died on the spot,..

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Looking for liquor, Bihar tipplers land in Nepal jails Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

KATHMANDU: Tipplers from Bihar have been crossing into adjoining Nepal in thousands for their daily liquor quota ever since the Indian state went dry on April 1. However, scores end up spending the night in Nepal Police lockups and pay hefty fines. Police in Rautahat district of Nepal said at..

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Nepal crisis: solution likely but concerns remain

By Pratim Ranjan Bose, KOLKATA: The good news is the five-month-long anti-constitution Madhesi agitation in the plains of Nepal, bordering the States of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, may be resolved in a month, leading to resumption of normal trade through the Raxaul (Bihar)-Birgunj (Nepal)..

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