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Police tighten screw on Biplav cadres in view of by-poll Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

DANG: In view of the State Assembly by-elections, police have tightened the screw on the cadres of Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'. Police arrested Rana Bahadur Wali, 48, of Babai rural municipality-2, Twangkhola of Dang on Tuesday. Binod Bikram Shah, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) at District..

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Indo-Nepal border security meeting in Pokhara

KASKI: The meeting of the Nepal and India border security forces will begin here from Tuesday. Representatives from Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs from Nepal will be taking part in the three-day meeting while India's Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)'s high-ranking officials will..

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5.7 Richter scale quake recorded in Western Nepal

SURKHET: An earthquake measuring 5.7 in Richter scale has been recorded with the epicenter at Pauwagadhi area of Bajhang district in Far West State this evening. An employee at Seismological Center Surkhet, Shraddha Dhakal, has said the earthquake was felt in various districts in Karnali State...

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12 injured in road accident in Banke

BANKE: Twelve persons were injured when a passenger bus met with an accident at Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality-1 in Banke district today morning. Among the injured ones, Asha Basnet of Dang and Janaki Pun of Kohalpur Municipality as well as assistant driver Bhim Bahadur Basnet of Rapti Sonari..

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Jomsom-Korala road to be closed Saturday, November 16th, 2019

MUSTANG: The Jomsom-Korola road of Mustang under the Kaligandaki Corridor Road Project is to be closed for three days. The road is being shut for three days starting November 21 in order to expand the road section from Samar to Jho river. A decision to this end was taken by a meeting held under..

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Prime Minister Oli undergoes dialysis

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is undergoing medical treatment at the Grande International Hospital at Dhapasi, has returned home today itself as he has had successful dialysis today. The PM underwent haemodialysis for the third time today. According to hospital sources, PM Oli's..

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Surya Thapa Appointed Press Advisor To PM Friday, November 15th, 2019

KATHMANDU: Journalist and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) central member Surya Thapa has been appointed as the press advisor to the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. Thapa is the Deputy Chief of the Publicity Department of the NCP. The meeting of the Council of Ministers on Friday appointed him to the..

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Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid Returns Home

KATHMANDU: Bangladeshi President Md Abdul Hamid returned home on Friday after concluding his four-day official goodwill visit to Nepal. President Bidya Devi Bhandari bid farewell to her Bangladeshi counterpart at the VVIP Lounge of Tribhuvan International Airport. Hamid had come to Nepal at the..

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Suspended lawmaker Aftab Alam sent to jail

RAUTAHAT: Suspended lawmaker Aftab Alam has been sent to jail on Friday. A single bench of district court justice Deepak Dhakal handed down the decision to send him to jail for further investigation. Police had arrested former Minister Alam last month on charge of his involvement in committing..

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President Bhandari, Bangladeshi President Hamid meet

KATHMANDU: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and her Bangladeshi counterpart Md Abdul Hamid held a meeting at the President's Office, Shitalniwas, on Wednesday afternoon. Discussion was held on issues of bilateral interest and various aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries. On the..

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Dr KC breaks hunger strike Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

DADELDHURA: Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has broken his hunger strike on Tuesday. Dr KC who had been staging fast-unto-death in Dadeldhura, demanding reforms in medical sector in the country, broke his strike on the 9th day. It was the 17th hunger strike Dr KC waged. He broke the..

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SRI LANKAN TAMILS SHOULD ENDORSE GOTABAYA GOVERNMENT Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Worldwide, Sri Lankan people are being complimented for exercising their franchise peacefully and with decorum during the recent Presidential election., Indian Prime..