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ICYMI: Here’s a look at today’s top stories

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Dec 14, 2018-

Here is a compilation of some of the top stories from the Post that you might have missed on Friday.

16 confirmed dead in Nuwakot mini-truck accident: Police

At least 16 people were killed after a mini-truck met with an accident in Ghyangphedi of Nuwakot district on Friday evening, police said.

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Seven dead, 12 injured in two separate road accidents

A jeep swerved off the road and fell off over a cliff at Purbakhola Rural Municipality-2 in Palpa, killing five persons and injuring four others.

Similarly in Udayapur, two persons died and six others sustained injuries in a tractor accident at Limchungbung Rural Municipality-4 at around midnight.

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3 children dead in Dang house fire

Three children of a same family died when their house caught fire at Guranse in Bangachuli Rural Municipality of Dang district on Thursday night.

The fire at Nawaraj Pun’s house killed his son Krishna Bahadur Pun, 7, and daughters Asmita Pun, 5, and six-month-old Anju Pun.

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Media persons barred from House committee meeting

The State Affairs Committee of the Federal Parliament on Friday barred journalists from covering its meeting citing it as confidential.

The move to bar access to the journalists came hot on the heels of the media reports that the... Click here to read more

Fake card holders take bus operators for a ride

On Kathmandu’s buses and micro-buses, it can often seem like everyone is a student, from professional-looking men in their 40s to middle-aged housewives, because everyone has a student identity card. It is up to exasperated conductors to peer closely at the ID cards to check if they are genuine.

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Cabinet bans Indian notes above IRN 100

The government has banned Indian currency of all denominations above rupees 100.

The recent meeting of the Council of Ministers has decided to publish a notice not to use the Indian currency of 200, 500 and 2000 denominations in Nepal. This decision makes use of Indian notes of denominations more than 100 illegal.

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Expressway to stay on course despite Khokana protests

Despite opposition from a section of locals from Khokana and Bungamati to the existing alignment of the Katmandu-Tarai Expressway, the government is unwilling to change the track as a majority of land required for the road has been acquired.

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Indian security refuses to return Chitwan rhinos

Indian security personnel have refused to repatriate three one-horned rhinos swept across the border from Chitwan National Park (CNP) during floods six months ago.

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Published: 14-12-2018 18:51

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