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Enrolment in social security scheme remains low as deadline expires for Valley

The Contribution Based Social Security Scheme, which was launched amidst excessive fanfare last year in November that invited both praise and criticism, has failed to attract private firms.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Feb 19 2019

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Stable government has raised hopes for Nepalis living abroad to return

Speakers at a Kantipur Conclave session on Monday unanimously said that political stability-and a stable government-have raised hopes for Nepalis living abroad to return home and do something for themselves and the country.

Post Report, Feb 19 2019

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Kalanki-Koteshwor section undergoes road safety audit

In a bid to control the increasing number of accidents along the eight-lane Kalanki-Koteshwor road section of the Ring Road, the Department of Roads has launched ‘Road Safety Audit’.

ANUP OJHA, Feb 13 2019

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Vaping is on the rise in Nepal, but many don't know about its effects

Desperate to get her son Bibek Pathak to quit his habit of smoking conventional cigarettes, Kalpana Dhungana introduced him to vaping or vapouriser, almost a year ago.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Nov 04 2018

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Doctors put on hold nationwide strike

The Nepal Medical Association has decided to halt protest programmes at hospitals that it had planned to start on Tuesday.

Post Report, Sep 11 2018

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Three suspects held for rape of teenage girl

Police have arrested three suspects in connection to the rape of a 14-year-old girl at a guest house in Damak, Jhapa, on August 14.

ARJUN RAJBANSHI, Sep 04 2018

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Darchula residents use risky Tuin to cross Mahakali River

People from more than six remote villages of Darchula district are forced to cross the Mahakali river through wire bridges or Tuins and risk their lives daily.

MANOJ BADU, Sep 04 2018

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Hayu community faces extinction threat

The endangered Hayu community, who have been living in Udayapur district for generations, are at risk of extinction with no one to conserve their culture and language.

DILLIRAM KHATIWADA, Sep 04 2018

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‘Many Kamaiya families still live in abject poverty’

Around 2,000 former Kamaiya (freed bonded labourers) families in Kailali district are still waiting to be rehabilitated by the government, according to an NGO working for the welfare of former Kamaiyas.

MOHAN BUDHAIR, Jul 18 2018

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Kailali rivers welcome migratory Dolphins

South Asian river dolphins native to Karnali and Ganga rivers have started migrating to Kanda, Pathraiya and Kandra rivers in Kailali.

MOHAN BUDHAIR, Jul 11 2018

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Government tightens noose on public transport committees

The government has started maintaining a record of assets, movable and immovable, owned by public transport committees as the property would go automatically to the state coffers when the entities cease to exist from the new fiscal year.

Post Report, May 20 2018

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Rautahat court jails serial killer for 52 years

Rautahat District Court convicted a ‘serial killer’ of all charges and sentenced him to 52 years in prison, slapped Rs 200,000 fine and ordered confiscation of his properties.

SHIVA PURI, May 20 2018

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