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Aug 16 2017

Relief efforts for flood victims have been deployed faster than they were during the 2015 earthquake; the Home Ministry has announced the deployment of more than 26,000 relief personnel, 8,000 of which are trained security forces.
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Acknowledging the special socio-economic and developmental needs of certain countries, the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), a subsidiary advisory body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC),
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The crow of a rooster serves as a wakeup call for Gombu Lama, 62, and his wife Yangchen Tamang, 58, who have been living under a tin roof in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Dhunche, Rasuwa since their home was flattened by the 2015 earthquake.
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Dr Govinda KC decided to call off his 11th fast-unto-death on Tuesday after 23 days “in view of the ongoing crisis due to floods and landslides in different parts of the country”.
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Tilathi, a small village with around 400 households on the south of Saptari district bordering India, has in recent years become synonymous with flooding.
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The Department of Roads is preparing to construct diversions and to install Bailey bridges in places of the East-West highway that were severely hit by massive floods triggered by downpours in the past few days.
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Nepal and China on Tuesday signed three agreements related to economic and technical cooperation, promotion of Chinese investment and economic cooperation, and oil and gas exploration in Nepal.
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The government has extended the tenure of the Constituency Delimitation Commission by 15 days as it failed to submit its report within the given time. The commission received the extension letter on Tuesday following the Cabinet decision of Sunday.
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Stagnant and slow-receding waters pose a substantial disease threat along the southern plains hit by one of the worst floods in decades.
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Dhurmus Suntali Foundation is carrying out relief distribution and medical services in the flood-affected districts in the Tarai with the help of volunteers and health officials.
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Six people of a family are still missing in a landslide that buried their home at Manthali of Bakaiya Rural Municipality-10 in Makwanpur on Saturday.
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Around 2,500 flood-displaced families of Bhajani Municipality in Kailali district are living on the Postal Highway with their cattle for the last four days with little or nothing to eat.
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A Nepal Army lance corporal was shot dead by a fellow soldier in Pokhara on early Tuesday morning.
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Properties worth around Rs 1.3 million were destroyed when a fire that broke out from an eatery spread to three adjacent shops at Naladobato in Banepa-8, Kavre, on Tuesday.
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The board of directors of the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank, is mulling over taking a decision that is expected to be detrimental not only to the institution but other state-owned commercial banks operating in the country as well.
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Prices of some seasonal vegetables in the Kathmandu Valley have swelled following a disruption of shipments caused by floods in the Tarai plains.
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Two financial modalities for the construction of an international airport in Nijgadh have been recommended—build, own, operate and transfer (Boot) and engineering, procurement, construction and finance (EPCF).
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Toronto Nepal Film Festival (TNFF), which is being organised annually by a group of Nepali expats residing in Canada, hosted its 2017 iteration in April this year.
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A Gurung feature film, Mainrimo, was screened for the first time in Nepal amid a function held in Chitwan on Sunday and Monday. The film Mainrimo (which translates to ‘Miss You’ in English) is based on the rampant migration that several districts in the west have in the last decade.
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Archana Thapa, a noted litterateur and columnist, has come up with an anthology of short stories, titled Katputala.
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