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On August 4, a delegation of the Morang Chamber of Industries and Morang Merchant Association met Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to discuss the issues that businesspeople in Province 1 are grappling with.
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A nationwide strike called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal led to sparse violence in parts of the country on Tuesday, including explosions in some cities, while public transportation and businesses operated normally within the Capital after late morning.
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The tiny pharmacy at Dadeldhura Health Office has run out of oral rehydration salts. For months, there’s been a shortage of saline water at the district hospital in Darchula.
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The train wet leased from India for the Janakpur-Jayanagar-Kurtha railway line will start this December, railway department said.
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On behalf of the Government of India, the Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri, on Tuesday presented a cheque of Rs 470 million to Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Secretary Madhusudan Adhikari at Singha Durbar in Kathmandu.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the dharmashala built at Pashupatinath during his upcoming visit to Nepal for the BIMSTEC Summit. Modi will be participating in the fourth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation to be held in Kathmandu on August 30 and 31.
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The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has initiated discussion on transforming the country’s civil service into level-based system to ensure officials fast promotions while easing their readjustment in the three-tier government.
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Malaysia on Tuesday said government-to-government (G2G) system would bring migrant workers from Nepal.
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Two more suspects in the murder case of Armed Police Force officer Thaman BK surrendered to the Mahottari District Court on Tuesday. The court later released them on general date.
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A landslide triggered by heavy rains briefly dammed Bheri River before it burst with a destructive force, wiping out four houses and leaving more than 100 others at risk of collapse at Tallu Bagar area in Nalgadh Municipality of Jajarkot district on Tuesday.
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Panic broke out at Shree Madhyamik Vidyalaya in Letang Municipality-9, Morang, on Tuesday morning after children started falling sick, prompting the school to call the authorities.
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Just days after the authorities declared successful containment of diarrhoea epidemic at Thula Chiudi settlement in Hima Rural Municipality, Jumla, there has been another outbreak in the area which has downed more than 50 people.
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Aug 15 2018

Introduction of the high-tech, low-emission buses could help reduce pollution
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Clearing up four misconceptions about digital connectivity in Nepal
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The proposed Nijgadh Airport infuriated development activists and environmental activists
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The newly-launched Food Truck in Gairidhara is all the rage among Kathmandu’s younger crowd, and for good reason—with three minibuses remodelled as colourful food trucks, the eatery offers a dining experience like no other.
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Nepali physiotherapist Puran Tiruwa is set to work on yet another Bollywood film. After working on the much-awaited Amir Khan starrer Thugs of Hindostan, which is slated for release this November, Tiruwa is currently working on the sets of Salman Khan-starrer Bharat.
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The Beauty of Bangladesh, first solo show of Bangladeshi artist Rashedul Islam is currently on display at the Mithila Yain Gallery in Thamel. The exhibit comprises almost entirely of watercolour landscapes—some of lush pastures and others of the mangrove estuaries that typify the Bengal delta.
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Nepali film awards are a dime-a-dozen. Numerous in number, but short on quality, these awards have even courted controversy in the past with lists of award winners being revealed prior to the shows. Last year, filmmakers such as Deepak Rauniyar, Min Bhadur Bham and Dipendra K Khanal went as far as to boycott award shows altogether. Still the flood of award shows continues unabated.
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Don’t you ever wonder what would happen if the oxygen we breathe in were to vanish from the air? We would suffocate and cease to be. The pollution pumped into our atmosphere is constant and vast in amount. Soon the ozone layer above us is going to be so full of holes we will no longer be protected from carcinogenic UV light.
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