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In case you missed: here are some of the news from today’s paper

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Mar 20, 2019-

Take a quick look at some of the important news you may have missed from today’s paper.

Government moves indicate effort to centralise power in prime minister

In March 2016, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli made an announcement at the Kathmandu University senate that he would work to revise legal provisions, which would make the country’s executive head the ex-officio chancellor of all the universities. The commitment made at the senate meeting, held on the occasion of the silver jubilee of the university, was recorded in its minutes.

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Globetrotting Lamichhane itching to cement his place in Delhi Capitals

Nepal's nomadic cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane's globetrotting journey comes full circle when the teen leg spinner begins his second stint in the Indian Premier League on March 24. The event gets under way on March 23.

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Pregnant and new mothers deprived of government-announced incentives

Thousands of women and their newborns are at risk as government-run health centres and hospitals across the country have stopped providing cash incentives for months due to lack of funds and coordination among government officials and ministries.

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Marred for decades by hooliganism and harassment, Holi has turned safer and more fun, thanks to vigilant policing

UP until a few years ago, many in Kathmandu, especially women, were afraid of Holi. Venturing out onto the streets even a week before festival day could invite a barrage of water balloons. No one was spared, neither those going to work nor students. Women, especially, were unwitting targets, often harassed and molested under the guise of throwing balloons or smearing colour. But lately, things have changed.

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Tendering process for remaining portion of Postal Highway starts

The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has started the tendering process to build the remaining 544-km portion of the 1,792-km Postal Highway after the Finance Ministry agreed in principle to release the required funds.

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Published: 20-03-2019 20:20

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