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The Election Commission (EC) reiterated on Wednesday that there won’t be any changes in dates of the provincial and federal elections scheduled for November 26 and December 7.
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Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Govinda KC ended his hunger strike on the 14th day after signing a 10-point pact with the government on Wednesday.
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Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Wednesday held telephone talks with senior orthopedic surgeon at the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging an indefinite hunger strike demanding reforms in country’s medical profession and education sector.
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Nepal has signed a labour agreement with Jordan.
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CPN (Maoist Centre) leader and minister without portfolio Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has said that his party will quit the government on October 22.
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The Chinese authority has halted the cross border movement from the Rasuwagadi border point, the only trade route currently in operation between Nepal and China, for six days from Tuesday.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy, Kamal Thapa has said the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has joined the government for ensuring the election.
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A person died when he was attacked by his wife's brother in a family scuffle in Thulokimtang village of Meghang Rural Municipality, Nuwakot.
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A man was arrested on rape charges from the district on Tuesday.
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Two children, who were staying in a hostel belonging to the Manakamana Sanskrit Gurukul at Banaganga Municipality-2 in the district, have gone missing since Monday, their families said.
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Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, is being celebrated across the nation to mark the second day of Yamapanchak or Tihar festival on Wednesday. Tihar is the second biggest festival of the Nepali Hindus.
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Sixteen earthquake-affected Dalit families, who had long been living on public land at Kharsa Village in Sertung-8, Dhading, have received land deeds, making them eligible to apply for the housing reconstruction aid.
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Cases of dengue and malaria, the vector-borne diseases more prevalent in the southern plains, have been reported in Baitadi, a hill district in Province 7.
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