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Bhiskshu Aswaghos no more

By Our Reporter Bhikshu Aswoghos Mahasthabir passed away on Friday after a prolonged illness. He was 93. He was declared dead while undergoing treatment at Grande International Hospital. He was the 6th Sanghanayak Bhikshu Ashwoghos of Nepal. Late Mahasthabir was former lawmaker to the National Assembly from 2047 to 2049 …

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What doctors want?

By Our Reporter Doctors working in government hospitals have launched a protest for not inserting a provision to transfer them from local or provincial level to the Federal level while adjusting them in three levels of the government. Hundreds of poor patients who cannot afford to receive treatment at the …

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Searching Nepali name for tornado

By Our Reporter Bara and Parsa districts were hit by a tornado, the first recorded wind-induced disaster in the country, killing 28 people and injuring 600 others on March 30. Many people termed the powerful storm that uprooted trees and even water pumps and blew the concrete slabs of the …

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State 2 to mourn on 13th day of Bara storm

By Our Reporter The State 2 Government has decided to mourn the loss of life and property caused by the March 31 tornado that ravaged several parts of Bara and Parsa districts. A meeting of the Council of Ministers of the State held on Sunday decided to observe a provincial …

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Lingden receives death threat

By Our Reporter Two youths were detained for issuing a death threat to Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) leader and the House of Representatives member Rajendra Lingden. Lingden, the only lawmaker of the RPP, who was elected from Jhapa-3, had received the death threat for not providing Rs. 5 million as …

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Pre monsoon begins with unexpected regular rains

By Our Reporter Frequent changes in weather with thunder and light rains are the symptoms of pre-monsoon. But this year, pre-monsoon has been as active as the monsoon with regular rains for days. It rained almost every day, both in the morning and evening, last week. Meteorologist Shanti Kandel said …

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The Message

Former King Gyanendra’s recent pilgrimage to the two eastern hill districts Ilam and Panchthar and earlier pilgrimage to the mid-Tarai districts have given clear message that still the institution of monarchy is the hope among the people. Even after dethronement of the institution above a decade, the image of the …

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Strom kills 27 in poor Bara, Parsa settlements

By Our Reporter A sudden storm that lashed Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday evening killed 27 people and injured 343 others. Half a dozen villages, mostly in Bara, were hit by the storm at 8:30 pm Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, 27 people lost their lives …

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Investment Summit: Low commitment than expectations

By Our ReporterThe two-day ‘Investment Summit 2019’ concluded here on Saturday with the signing of 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and investment commitments to 17 various projects. The government had showcased 77 projects, 27 of them from the private during the poorly managed investment summit. However, only 17 of the …

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