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  • Man of few words but many strengths
KAMAL DEV BHATTARAI, Feb 10 2016
Man of few words but many strengths
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6 silver medals in Wushu for Nepal

Post Report, SHILLIONG, India, Feb 10 2016
Nepali Wushu players Hari Prasad Gole, Sabita Rai, Jharana Gurung, Juni Rai, Bindu Pun Magar and Rajesh Chaudhary have secured silver medal in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games being held in India.

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UN secretary general pays tribute to Koirala

Kathmandu, Feb 10 2016
The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed sorrow over the demise of Nepali Congress President and Former Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.

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Main News

Bhutanese Minister Gyeltshen pays tribute to late Koirala

Post Report, Feb 10 2016
Bhutanese Home and Cultural Affairs Minister Lyonpo Dawa Gyeltshen paid final tributes to late former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sushil Koirala on Wednesday.
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Fuel import highest since Oct end

Post Report, Feb 10 2016
Import of petroleum products through the Birgunj-Raxaul border point on Tuesday surged four times than the consignment on Monday.
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Travel fares slashed

Post Report, Feb 10 2016
With the fall in fuel prices, the customary drop in public transport fares came into effect on Sunday.
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Money

General

Electric fence in place to keep tuskers at bay

Post Report, Feb 10 2016
The National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) in support with the World Bank has stepped up the effort tomitigate the increasing human-elephant conflict at Bahundangi, a village bordering Illam and Jhapa districts, by constructing an 18 km offset electric fence.
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Sports

Nepal on Tuesday won one each silver and bronze medal in the ongoing South Asian Games (SAG), taking its medal tally to 15.

Biswa Budha Magar won Silver in Wushu and Taradevi Pun won bronze in women’s 75 kg weight lifting. The tally soared to 15 with1 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze medals.

Thirteen-year-old Gaurika Singh, who has already won 2 bronze in swimming made another national record today by completing 50-metre backstroke in 31.78 seconds, beating her own record. She has made three national records in the ongoing games.

Health & Style

Saturday Features

No party for young men

SARIN GHIMIRE
With the 13th General Convention of Nepali Congress around the bend, youth leaders are hoping to break the glass ceiling

The tales we tell

Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi
The annual Swasthani Brata Katha commenced on January 31. This festival, based on the holy Hindu book Skandapuran, attracts devotees from across the country to the Sali river—a hub for the festival—in Sankhu, 17km from the Capital.

In exile

Atul K Thakur
Well argued, well attempted—Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is among the most readable works of Salman Rushdie

Desis know best

Guffadi
Let us congratulate our Madhesi netas for running across the border to seek blessings from Bihari politicians regarding their protest programmes. It’s not only the clowns from Madhes but almost everyone except Bijukche who get both moral and financial support from the Desis to enhance their political career.

Nepali patience and heritage conservation

Dipesh Risal
What is being violated is the shared cultural heritage of Kathmandu. Every person that calls Kathmandu his or her home should be outraged

Post-festival dispatch

Pranaya SJB Rana
The Nepal Literature Festival 2016 was an illuminating and ultimately humbling experience for this scribe

The chaos of Ra Mailo

Timothy Aryal
Ra Mailo, a Nepali contexualisation of French playwright Jean Anouilh’s 1967 play, evokes the absurdities of life

A stitch in time saves nine

Lucia de Vries
How is it possible for puppies to survive when they live in neighbourhoods that want to get rid of them?

Congratulations!

Guffadi
Let’s hope that one day, we will learn to honour and respect honest folks instead of bowing down to corrupt clowns. Let’s hope tomorrow will be a better day