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4 killed in Palpa truck accident

Four persons, including three members of a family, died in a truck accident at Tinau-3 in Palpa on Sunday.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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Only one house built in two years

Out of 63 earthquake-affected families living in Gaikhura (Manthali Municipality-8), Ramechhap, only one family has constructed a new house within two years of the devastating quake.

TIKA PRASAD BHATTA, Apr 24 2017

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Recovery works far from over

It has been two years since the destructive Gorkha Earthquake that claimed nearly 9,000 lives and destroyed thousands of houses in different parts the country.

ANISH TIWARI, SUDIP KAINIApr 24 2017

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Committee to probe DIG Silwal’s conduct

The Nepal Police headquarters has formed a committee to look into the allegation that Deputy Inspector General of Police Nawaraj Silwal forged the performance evaluation form before submitting it to the Supreme Court in a case of seniority during the inspector general appointment.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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Postpone budget to hold polls in two phases, suggests UML

The main opposition CPN-UML has said it is ready to accept local level elections in two phases given that the government ensures that the annual budget is not presented before holding the polls.

Binod Ghimire, Apr 24 2017

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Gathabandhan rolls back agitation plan

After the Cabinet endorsed Saturday’s agreements, the Sanghiya Gathabandhan, which includes the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, on Sunday decided to roll back all the scheduled protests.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Apr 24 2017

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Norvic unveils upgradation plans

Norvic International Hospital celebrated its 24th anniversary amidst various programmes in the Capital on Saturday unveiling ambitious plans to revive and upgrade the hospital services and infrastructure.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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Polls in 2 phases pose challenges to election body

With the government’s announcement on Sunday to hold the local polls in two phases, eyes are set on the Election Commission (EC) regarding its handling of the logistical and security challenges in conducting the election in two phases.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Apr 24 2017

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President’s Women Empowerment Programme starts in 26 districts

The President’s Women Empowerment Programme, one of the two national level programmes named after the head of state, has officially started in 26 of the total 40 districts where the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare had launched it.

SAMIPA KHANAL, Apr 24 2017

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Nepal condemns terror attack in Afghanistan

Nepal has deplored Friday’s terrorist attack on an army base in Balkh province of Afghanistan that left more than 100 Afghan soldiers dead or injured.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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Govt confirms June 14 as Phase II polling day

The government on Sunday decided to hold the second phase of local level elections on June 14 after consulting with the Election Commission and approved contents of the proposed constitutional amendments.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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PM: Deuba govt to oversee June vote

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the second phase of local elections will be conducted under a government led by Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Post Report, Apr 24 2017

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Banks indulge in one-upmanship

A war has broken out among commercial banks to jack up the interest rate on savings deposit, raising the spectre of migration of considerable amount of funds from bigger financial institutions to smaller ones.

RUPAK D SHARMA, Apr 24 2017

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