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Five killed, three dozens injured in Saptari bus plunge Sunday, November 25th, 2018

SAPTARI: Five people were killed when a passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged into a pond at Inarwa of Hanumannagar Kankalani Municipality-10 in Saptari along Bharadaha-Rajbiraj road on Friday evening. At least three dozen others were injured, four seriously. The reason of the accident is..

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Upper Dolpa schools closed for six months

DOLPA: The schools in the northern region of Dolpa district have closed for six months with the increase in cold. One secondary school, three basic schools (running classes from grade 6 to 8) and 20 primary schools in Phoksundo, Dolpo Buddha and Chharkatasong rural municipalities have closed with..

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Locals protest murder of Rajababu in Kapilvastu

KAPILVASTU: House of Ajit Pandey in Suddhodhan Rural Municipality-4, Motibhari was set on fire alleging Pandey of involvement in the murder of local politician Rajababu Chaudhary on Friday night. Pandey’s two-storied house, cow shed and warehouse were set on fire by the protestors causing damage..

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Five killed in road mishap Saturday, November 24th, 2018

LAHAN: Five persons died in a bus accident occurred at Hanumannagar Kankalani municipality of Saptari district this evening. Identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet, according to Deputy Superintendent of Police of Saptari, Bhabesh Rimal. The accident took place when a bus (Ko 1..

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16 killed, 35 injured in bus accident

DADELDHURA: A total of 16 passengers were killed while over 35 got injury in a bus accident occurred at Raduwakhola of Amargadhi municipality in Dadeldhura this evening. According to DSP Dambar Bahadur KC of District Police Office, the bus met with an accident while returning from Ugratara Temple..

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Hello Sarkar- 75% grievances addressed in seven years Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

KATHMANDU: The Hello Sarkar, the official portal of the government, launched to listen to public grievances and respond them, addressed 75.26 per cent of the complaints it received in the past seven years. Service was initiated by the then Prime Minister Dr Baburam Bhattarai on November 3,..

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One shot dead at Duhabi

SUNSARI: A person was shot dead nearby Jayababa brick kiln at Duhabi Municiplaity-9 in Sunsari district. Jayababa brick kiln supervisor Fida Hussain, 50, a local, was gunned down, confirmed Sub Inspector Gyanendra Prasad Phuyal. Eyewitness said that two people borne out in a motorbike in black..

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PM pledges no interference to Policy Research Foundation Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that there shall be no interference to the Policy Research Foundation (Think Tank) from the government. Addressing the inception meeting of the Foundation in Singhadurbar today, the PM said that the government would support the Foundation from all..

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‘Efforts on to sign agreement with destination countries’ Monday, November 19th, 2018

KATHMANDU: Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista has pointed out the need for higher level of agreements with the labour receiving countries to make foreign employment decent, systematic and safe. At a programme organized in the capital city on Monday, Minister Bista..

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Prakash Dahal’s first death anniversary commemorated

KATHMANDU: The family of Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ the chair of Communist party of Nepal (CPN) and former Prime Minister, organized a programme today to mark the death anniversary of his son Prakash Dahal. Prakash, the politburo member of the then CPN (Maoist Center) had died of a cardiac..

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Surya Nepal, Siddhartha Shumsher highest taxpayers Sunday, November 18th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The government has honoured the highest taxpayers under different categories on the occasion of the 7th National Tax Day today. The highest taxpayers were honoured also to promote the taxpaying culture. Finance Minister Dr Yuvraj Khatiwada honoured the taxpayers in various 15..

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UN Special Rapporteur, Simonovic, arriving on Nov 19 Friday, November 16th, 2018

KATHMANDU: The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, Dubravka Šimonović, is visiting Nepal from November 19 to 29. “During my visit, I will consider the systemic causes of gender-based violence against women, and the situation faced by those who encounter multiple and..

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CM Rai clarifies about his US visit

BIRATNAGAR: Chief Minister of Province -1, Sherdhan Rai, has thanked all Nepalis in and outside the country wishing him good health and speedy recovery. Chief Minister Rai said that he went to Bangkok on November 2 for treatment at his own cost as per the decision of the cabinet meeting of the..

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Trump, Bolton and the Syrian Confusion Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

It’s a messy, though typical picture. US President Donald Trump wants to pull out forces in Syria. When announced in December, jaws drooped and sharp intakes of breath..