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Landslide obstructs Nepal’s BP and Mid-hills highways

SINDHULI: The BP and the Mid-hills highways have been obstructed since last night due to landslide. The BP highway has been blocked due to deposition of landslide debris at Golanjor and Sunkoshi rural municipality, the District Police Office Sindhuli said. Similarly, the BP highway has been..

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Sajha Bus begins night service in Kathmandu Valley

KATHMANDU: Sajha Yatayat, with an aim to facilitate night shift workers and passengers, has piloted the night bus service in the major roads within the Kathmandu Valley from last week since 9 pm. The Cooperative has begun operating the transport service along three routes: Lagankhel to Kalanki via..

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Student beaten by teacher, dies in Far-west Nepal

KANCHANPUR : A student, who was injured after teachers thrashed him on June 28 in Kanchanpur district, died on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at Bhojipura Hospital, India. He is Madhav Kalauni, ninth grader at Mahakali School located at Bhimdutta municipality-17 in Kanchanpur district, said..

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PM Oli urges TU to produce capable human resources

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has urged the Tribhuvan University to bring educational programmes to produce capable human resources in order to fulfill country's need. Addressing the 60th annual day meeting of the TU Assembly here today, Prime Minister Oli stressed the need of according..

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Chhau Goth still continues to be practiced in Far-west Nepal Monday, July 8th, 2019

DADELDHURA: Chhau Goth – especially animal shed where the women are kept during menstruation has been found in existence in Amargadhi Bazaar, the headquarters of Dadeldhura district. Far-west Nepal. The Chhaudpadi Goths (outdoor sheds) have been detected in dozens of houses in different villages..

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Every Nepali’s house to be illuminated: Energy Minister

KATHMANDU: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun, has said electricity projects would be pursued only by considering the nation's interest. He said so while responding to queries raised by lawmakers during deliberations on the various topics related to the Ministry of..

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