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Dhangadi explosion victim dies

Kathmandu, 19 July: One of the victims of Thursday’s explosion in Dhangadi died in course of treatment in local hospital, district police  said. Ram Singh of Bajhang, who was involved in detonating improvised explosive device at Nilam Hotel in Dhangadhi, died in course treatment last night. People’s News Monitoring service

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Supreme Court to get more judges

Kathmandu, 19 July: As the number of cases registered at the Supreme Court keeps increasing, officials in the judiciary and the government are mulling a doubling of the number of justices at the apex court. According to a highly placed source at the Supreme Court, the officials state  that increasing …

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Nepali Congress demands stern action

Kathmandu, 19 July: The main opposition, Nepali Congress (NC), has called for bringing to book those people involved in smashing Buddha’s statutes installed in the middle of Siddartha Highway at Tilottama Municipality in Rupandehi district. Nearly half a dozen of Lord Buddha’s statues were vandalized by unknown people on Wednesday …

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CIAA nabs red-handed

Kathmandu, 19 July: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Pokhara’s team arrested Prakash Poudel, a computer operator at the Division Road Office at Damauli, and Sumit Shahi of Wild Strong Consultancy while taking bribe. According to CIAA, a team of the anti-graft body caught Poudel red-handed, taking …

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Prachand’s suspicious meeting with foreign envoys

Kathmandu, 18 July: Though it may seem India’s role in Nepal affairs has waned, it is not so in reality and totality. India has always been covertly wanted to have hold on Nepal’s internal affairs and it has been manifested on several instances and it is an ‘open secret.’ According …

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Five Sri Lankans being deported

Kathmandu, 18 July: The government has decided to deport five Sri Lankan nationals who had been staying in Nepal without getting their visa renewed for a long time. A recent cabinet meeting took a decision to this effect, according to  government spokesperson. The cabinet meeting decided to expel the Sri Lankan …

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Monsoon menace: 90 killed, 90 K affected, 20 missing

Kathmandu, 18 July: As many as 90 people so far lost their lives in landside, flood and inundation and about 452 thousand people from 90 thousand families have been affected across the nation due to incessant rainfall that took place last week, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre of …

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Story of a terrorist spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

By Raman Acharya Yesterday, the world celebrated the International Day of Justice — a day celebrated every year on 17 July to commemorate the anniversary of Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court. The coincidence of that date adds a layer of importance to the yesterday’s verdict of the …

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No pension to polygamy

Kathmandu, 18 July: The retired government officials involved in polygamy, sexual harassment, domestic violence, drug-trafficking and corruption will be deprived of pension. Similarly, those who disclose the nation’s classified information to other countries and those who have received DV/PR of other countries will also be barred from receiving pensions, reports …

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Govt. holds MC Bill

Kathmandu, 18 July: The government has decided to hold back its plan to present the Mass Communication Bill at the federal parliament. The Mass Communication Bill, drafted by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, had been sent to the Ministry of Law and Justice for finalisation. Officials at the …

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