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Dr KC in Kathmandu, taken to TUTH

    Post Report, Jul 19 2018
    Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging fast-unto-death since June 30 at the Jumla-based Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), has been brought to Kathmandu on Thursday.
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    Police baton charge protesters soon after Karnali CM, Minister exit KAHS

    • Over dozen students, docs injured; police misbehave, threaten mediapersons
    Post Report, Jul 19 2018
    Police resorted to baton charge soon after Karnali Province Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi and Law Minister Naresh Bhandari exited the Karnali Academy of Health Science premises following intense protests from students and locals on Thursday.
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    Locals, students in Jumla protest govt move to take Dr KC to Kathmandu

    • Karnali CM, Law Minister return back from KAHS following intense protest
    LP DEVKOTA , Jul 19 2018
    Students and locals in Jumla on Thursday have protested the government move to forcefully bring Dr Govinda KC back to Kathmandu for medical treatment.
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    Dr KC agrees to come to Kathmandu

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Jul 19 2018
    Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging his 15th indefinite hunger strike for the past 20 days in Jumla seeking reforms in country’s medical education sector, has agreed to come to Kathmandu.

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    Protest rally organised in Capital in support of Dr KC (In photos & video)

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Jul 19 2018
    A protest rally was organised in the Capital on Thursday in support of Dr Govnda KC, who has been staging his 15th indefinite hunger strike for the past 20 days in Jumla seeking reforms in the country’s medical education sector.

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    Policeman injured by bullet fired by colleague during protest in Jumla

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Jul 19 2018
    A police officer has been injured after being hit by a bullet fired by another police during the baton charge at Karnali Academy of Health Science against the supporters of Dr Govinda KC on Thursday.

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    Big govt hospitals shutdown medical services except emergency

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Jul 19 2018
    All medical services except emergency have been shutdown in hospitals across the country including the Capital on Thursday.

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    Govt will not run away from talks: Minister Banskota

    Post Report, Kathmandu, Jul 19 2018
    Minister of Communications and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Banskota has made it clear that the government would not run away from talks.

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    Main News

    House meeting postponed till July 27

    Post Report, Jul 19 2018
    A meeting of the House of Representatives scheduled for today has been postponed for July 27.
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    Temperature on rise in Kathmandu, heavy rainfall expected in some places

    Jul 19 2018
    The Weather Forecasting Division of the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has predicated a possibility of heavy rainfall in some sections of central and western parts in the country for three the next three days.
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    Dr KC forcefully taken to NA barrack, flown to Capital

    Post Report, Jul 19 2018
    Fasting Dr Govinda KC has been forcefully taken to Nepal Army barrack in Jumla.
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    Something to fight for

    Ajay Mishra, Jul 15 2018
    The clouds gathered in the sky, obscuring the sun and washing everything in grey light. He glanced at the darkening sky, gathered his tools and started walking home. He had shivered all night without a quilt to keep warm in the winter air. This is why he had desperately hoped that it would be a sunny day. In the morning, the sunlight had cut through the mist to reveal a bright and beautiful expanse. But before too long, clouds had gathered and blocked the sun, draining everything of its warmth and colours.
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    Escalate

    Innovation and collaboration

    Jul 16 2018
    Moti Dugar started his corporate journey in 1984 from his father’s oil factory, before moving onto Century Masala under Dugar Spices. He is also the proprietor of two hotels in Biratnagar—Harrison Palace and Fun and Food Village Resort.
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    Saturday Features

    Beyond my bubble

    Baijayabar Pradhan
    I was born and raised in Kathmandu. Over the years, I have been part of its transformation and of its growing urbanisation.

    Heil Oli!

    Guffadi
    You don’t need to give us trains and ships and no, don’t even think about sending Deuba to Mars. Just give us roads without potholes. Give us affordable healthcare and quality education

    A bug’s life

    OBIE SHRESTHA
    The new Ant-Man and the Wasp is in much the same humble, low-key mould as its predecessor—this is a superhero who’s not worrying about the fate of the universe for once, and who’s happy to just crack a few jokes, fight off a few baddies

    In search for justice

    SANDESH GHIMIRE
    In The Girl from Kathmandu, a decade long investigation reveals how Nepali youth are dispensable cogs in the global machinery

    Stand up and be counted

    SANJIT BHAKTA PRADHANANGA
    A teenager in a floral Kimono has been rolling hand-rolled cigarettes in boredom; a man in a knock-off Belgium jersey has been finagling with the overwhelmed, solitary waiter about the beer options. A cloud of smoke hangs heavy over the ceiling, pregnant with expectation.

    The crazy authoritarian doctor

    Guffadi
    I think we are all tired of Dr KC now. Why is only Dr KC worried about the health care system and the quality of medical schools in this great country of ours when the rest of us are happy with the shoddy medical services provided for exorbitant fees and really don’t care if byaparis make billions by opening medical schools and providing substandard education to produce incompetent medical doctors?

    Delhi: A city of two tales

    ASTHA WAGLE
    I do not recall how old I was when I had encountered a giant, black-cover book in my father’s bookshelf titled Delhi: The Emperor’s City. The book, which was full of pictures and descriptions of historical monuments and sites, was perfect for a small child. The pictures of the beautiful forts, havelis, gates and bridges fascinated me.

    Thirteen ways of looking at a city

    PRANAYA SJB RANA
    From the porthole of a moving aircraft, the hills rise languid, undulating like waves on a gently rolling river. Below, in the city, through the stratified squamous smattering of brick and mortar clusters snake asphalt arteries, carrying corpuscles of life.

    A new lease on life

    Jyotsana Simha
    In September 2014, I was diagnosed with left temporal Sub Ependymoma, a low-grade brain tumour. Like all parents, my parents wanted the best possible treatment for me. Overlooking Nepal’s medical institutions, we immediately rushed to India in hopes of a successful treatment. Soon after, I was operated at the All India Institution of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.