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EC asks govt to ensure safety of commissioners

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday asked the government to ensure safety of the chief election commissioner and commissioners after the house of CEC Ayodhee Prasad Yadav was damaged in bomb blast.

Post Report, Apr 24 2018

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Police apprehend five men for attacking Mayur driver

Police have arrested five workers of Kavre Minibus Sewa Samitee for attacking the driver of a Mayur Yatayat bus in Kavre on Sunday evening.Deputy Superintendent of Police Mahendra Prasad Marasaini said the attackers were apprehended at the scene by the bus passengers and Sanga locals and handed over to the police.

Post Report, Apr 24 2018

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Quake recovery hits new hurdle: Survivors building 1-room homes

Earthquake affected families building one-room houses to grab the government’s private house reconstruction grants has surfaced as another problem as the country marks third anniversary of the Gorkha earthquake.

Post Report, Apr 24 2018

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B’desh-India-Nepal bus trial run

A trial bus service on the Bangladesh-India-Nepal route has been flagged off, in a major development in transport across the three countries.Two buses carrying 80 delegates from the three nations led by Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation Chairman Fariduddin Ahmed left the BRTC international depot in Motijheel, Dhaka, on Monday morning, according to Bangladeshi media.

Post Report, Apr 24 2018

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Trial run of Bangladesh-India-Nepal bus service flagged off

A trial of bus service on Bangladesh-India-Nepal route has been flagged off, what is seen as a major development in cross border transport service among the three nations.

The Daily Star, Apr 23 2018

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1 killed, 1 injured as bike hits parked truck in Kanchanpur

A person died and another sustained critical injuries when a bike they were riding on hit a parked truck in Kanchanpur on Monday.

Apr 23 2018

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Gongabu raids: 34 people held

Metro-politan Police Circle Gongabu has arrested 34 persons involved in sex trade on Saturday. Police on Saturday night raided restaurants running as a cover for sex trade, gambling joints and sale of contraband drugs and arrested 19 men and 15 women.

Post Report, Apr 23 2018

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Doti jeep crash toll reaches five

Two more injured passengers of Saturday’s Doti jeep accident have died, raising the death toll to five. Critically injured Jhankari Bhul, 35, and Dhauli Bhul, 28, died as they were being taken to Nepalgunj for treatment, police said on Sunday.

Post Report, Apr 23 2018

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Police detain Indian man with smuggled textiles

Police arrested an Indian national along with a vehicle loaded with smuggled textiles in Sunsari district on Sunday.

Post Report, Apr 23 2018

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Armed group robs Rs 1.3m

An armed group looted Rs 1.3 million cash from a vehicle belonging to a dealer of Surya Nepal in Mahottari district on Saturday night.

Post Report, Apr 23 2018

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Police rescue two Nepalis from Delhi brothel

Two Nepal women have been rescued from a brothel in Delhi, India. They were rescued at the initiative of Maiti Nepal and the support of Indian police and human rights organisations. Keshav Koirala, the regional coordinator of Maiti Nepal in Nepalgunj, on Sunday said that the two women from Parsa and Nuwakot districts are living in a shelter home. One of the women has a one-year-old daughter.

Post Report, Apr 23 2018

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Study team formed over rising death of rhinos

In view of the rising deaths of rhinoceros, the Department of National Park has launched study and investigation.

Apr 22 2018

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Four dead, 19 injured in jeep accidents

Four people died and 19 others were injured in two separate jeep accidents in Doti and Dolpa districts on Saturday. Two of the injured are reportedly in critical condition. In Doti, a Mahindra Bolero met with an accident at Shikar Municipality-3, killing three persons and injuring 16 others.

Apr 22 2018

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Salyan: Hotbed for herb smugglers

Large quantities of medicinal herbs are being smuggled out of Bangadh Kupinde Municipality in Salyan district, and the authorities have failed to intervene.Herb smuggling is rife in the area, so much so that some plant species are hard to find these days, locals say.

BIPLAV MAHARJAN, Apr 22 2018

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