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Paying tribute to the departed in a novel way

Dr. Rajendra Bahadur Shrestha, who was bereaved by his father late Amrit Bahadur Shrestha, following the late Shrestha’s instruction, on the occasion of the 13th day of the latter’s demise, paid respect to the departed soul by distributing alms to the poor/needy and praying for eternal peace of the departed …

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Kathmandu becomes unsafe with increasing crimes

Kathmandu, 7 August: Nishan Khadka, a 11 year boy of Kandaghari, Kathmandu, was brutally killed, following his abduction by two kidnappers on Sunday night. The sixth grader, temporarily living in Kandaghari with his mother, was abducted on Sunday evening and was killed in the same night.  His body was recovered …

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Floods, landslides create havoc

Kathmandu, 7 August: Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed scores of people across the country in a week. About two dozen people were killed in Jajarkot, Rasuwa, Bhaktapur and other districts in the landslips and floods caused by heavy rains. The low land areas in Bhaktapur got inundated twice this …

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Government plans to pay unemployment allowance

Kathmandu, 6 August: The government is planning to provide unemployment allowance to those youths who have remained unemployed for 120 days in a year. Those from the age group 18 to 60 will receive such a facility from the government. The draft of the law regarding providing unemployment allowance has …

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Trade deficit up by above 27 percent

Kathmandu, 6 August: The country’s trade deficit in the last fiscal year is recorded at 11 trillion 62 billion 100 million rupees. In fiscal year 2017-18, trade deficit has inclined by 27.5 percent compared to the previous year’s deficit, reports today’s daily newspapers. In fiscal year 2016-17, the country had …

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Om Prakash Mishra acting chief justice

Kathmandu, 5 August: Senior most SC justice Om Prakash Mishra has started to work as the acting chief justice of the Supreme Court from Sunday. After the Parliamentary Hearing Special Committee rejected the name of acting chief justice Dipakraj Joshi to the post of chief justice, on the basis of …

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RPPs ‘ unification process ends

Kathmandu, 5 August: After a shameful defeat in the elections, the three splinter RPPs had initiated unification process, however, due to differences in party’s agendas and leadership, the unification process was failed, reports Ratopati news portal. In August last year, Pashupati Shumsher Rana faction had split the Kamal Thapa led …

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Landslide claims four in a family

Kathmandu, 5 August: Houses of Tirtha Bahadur Bohara and Gopal Sunwar have been swept away from the landslide in nearby Tathi Bazar in Bheri Municipality-3 of Jajarkot, West Nepal. Lal Nahadur Lahor, who was staying at Tirtha Bohara’s house on rent, has been rescued and he is undergoing treatment at …

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Bibeksheel Shajha Party’s programme disturbed

Kayhmandu, 5 August: The Bibeksheel Shajha Party on Saturday had organised announcement of the district coordinators of the No 3 province. When the party leadership announced the names of the district coordinators, a group of dissatisfied party workers disturbed the programme. The dissatisfied group alleged the party leadership for nominating …

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Modi visiting Nepal again

Kathmandu, 5 August: Indian prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Nepal to attend the 4th BIMSTEC summit to be held in Kathmandu. This will be the fourth visit of Modi since he assumed office. The Summit is going to take place on 30 and 31 August in Kathmandu. During his …

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