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Tranmission line comes online

The 132 kV Blanch-Attariya transmission line which will connect the electricity produced by Chameliya Hydropower Project to the national grid, has been brought into operation. The timing has coincided with Chameliya Hydropower Project which is also about to start evacuating electricity soon.

MANOJ BADU, Nov 24 2017

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‘Godman’ held on sexual exploitation charges

Police on Thursday made public a spiritual leader, who was arrested from Dakshinkali, Kathmandu, on sexual abuse charges.

Manish Gautam, Nov 24 2017

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DoE to facilitate local govts in holding grade 8 exams

The Department of Education has asked all its subordinate offices to support the local level bodies to conduct the grade eight examinations scheduled for March next year.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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Nepal to have Qatar service centre

Nepal is among the eight countries selected by Qatar for setting up service centres for easing out residential procedures for migrant workers.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Nov 24 2017

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Shops causing reconstruction delay in Lalitpur

The reconstruction works were delayed due to shops run by encroaching upon the public land in Patan Durbar Square.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nov 24 2017

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Licence distribution halted

The Department of Transport Management has suspended the driving licence distribution in Kathmandu Valley as many of its officials have been deployed in various districts for the Federal Parliment and Provincial Assembly elections taking place on Sunday and December 7.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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‘Progress in LDCs hinges on access to modern energy’

Expanding access to adequate, reliable and affordable sources of modern energy is essential if the world’s poorest nations are to escape the poverty trap, says The Least Developed Countries Report 2017: Transformational Energy Access.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nov 24 2017

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NRA move to involve local reps backfires

The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)’s decision to mobilise recently elected local representatives in the ongoing reconstruction drive seems to have backfired with leaders seeking more role and demanding “populist programmes” that could swing votes in the federal parliament and provincial assembly elections.

SANJEEV GIRI, Nov 24 2017

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EC rejects govt request to transfer officials

The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the government request to transfer six under-secretaries.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nov 24 2017

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Livelihood concerns Rajapur locals more than elections

People living in rural parts of Bardiya district say they are more concerned about issues of their daily livelihood rather than the upcoming elections of the federal parliament and provincial assemblies.

KAMAL PANTHI, Nov 24 2017

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Poll officials find it hard to reach villages

Employees deputed to conduct the elections are facing problems reaching remote villages of Jajarkot district in the absence of road link.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Nov 24 2017

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Border with China sealed for 72 hrs

Nepal-China border cro- ssings at Rasuwagadhi and Kimathanka will be closed for 72 hours from Thursday midnight, ahead of the first phase of federal parliament and provincial elections scheduled for November 26.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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Back to district for elections

For Sunday’s vote, people are defying the cold to reach their villages in Manang district in the trans-Himalayan arid zone.

AASH GURUNG, Nov 24 2017

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Rally ban in fear of clash

The Nuwakot District Administration Office has declared Dhikure Bazaar as a prohibited zone for rallies after the left alliance and the democratic bloc scheduled their poll campaigns in the same area on Thursday.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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Silence period for Sunday’s vote begins

Silence period for the first phase of federal parliament and provincial assembly elections being held on Sunday in 32 mountain and upper-hill districts began at midnight Thursday.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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Anti-poll activities continue, election officials attacked

Activities aimed at foiling the scheduled elections were reported from several places on Thursday as well.

Post District Bureau, Nov 24 2017

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Energy-saving LEDs boost light pollution worldwide: Study

They were supposed to bring about an energy revolution--but the popularity of LED lights is driving an increase in light pollution worldwide, with dire consequences for human and animal health, researchers say.

Agence France-Presse, Nov 24 2017

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MoHA orders arrest of top CPN leaders

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has instructed the police administration to arrest top leaders of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) as part of its intensified move to curb anti-election activities.

Post Report, Nov 24 2017

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