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DPM Nidhi provides relief to Gautam’s family

Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi has provided Rs 1 million in relief to the widow of Gobinda Gautam who was killed by India’s Shashastra Seema Bal at Punarbas in the district on March 9.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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Fire destroys property worth Rs100m

Property worth Rs100 million was destroyed when a commercial building in Gongabu, Kathmandu, caught fire on Saturday.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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Ramechhap locals struggle to build houses for lack of timber

Shortage of timber in various parts of Ramechhap, one of the districts most affected by the April 2015 earthquake, has forced quake survivors here to shell out money on expensive iron rods.

TIKA PRASAD BHATTA, Mar 26 2017

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Nine animals killed along East-West Highway

At least nine wild animals were killed after being hit by vehicles in the Barandabhar forest area along the East West Highway in one and a half months, according to the District Forest Office (DFO).

SHIVA PURI, Mar 26 2017

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Roadkill of wild animals in BNP area ‘alarming’

Wildlife deaths due to road collisions inside the Banke National Park (BNP) area are reaching an alarming high levels, with as many as 71 animals being killed in the past 11 months. A dozen of them were killed between mid-February and mid-March alone, according to the BNP authorities.

Krishna Prasad Gautam, Mar 26 2017

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Polls after constitution amendment, says Thakur

Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party Chairman Mahantha Thakur has said the Madhesi Morcha, an alliance of seven Madhes-based parties, will participate in the local level elections only after endorsement of constitution amendment bill.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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One third school books left to print

Three weeks before the commencement of the new academic session, the state-owned Janak Shiksha Samagri Kendra is yet to print one third of the 19.5 million units of school textbooks it is required to churn out this year.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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UML to resume poll campaign in State 2 in a week

The main opposition CPN-UML has decided to hold a gathering of the party’s cadres in Bardibas on March 29 and 30 to discuss ways to resume the stalled publicity campaign in Province 2.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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Chinese defence minister returns, India army chief arriving Tuesday

As Chinese Defence Minister Chang Wanquan wrapped up his three-day Nepal visit on Saturday, chief of the Indian Army Gen Bipin Rawat is arriving in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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President to visit India in April

President Bidya Devi Bhandari will embark on a state visit to India on April 17 at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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Dahal for speeding up implementation of deals with China

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said on Saturday that Nepal and China have agreed to speed up implementation of the agreements reached between the two countries earlier and finalise the instruments under consideration.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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CEC calls for consensus among parties for polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhi Prasad Yadav has underscored the need of consensus among all political forces, including the agitating Madhes-based parties, for the successful conduct of elections.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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Another reason to flip the off switch: Light pollution

For the 11th year running, cities worldwide turned their lights off on Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

Agence France-Presse, Mar 26 2017

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PM stresses inclusive globalisation at Boao

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called on Asian business community to invest in various sectors including hydropower, infrastructure development and tourism in Nepal.

Post Report, Mar 26 2017

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