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Three Pakistani nationals arrested with millions of Indian currency

Three Pakistani nationals who landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport from the Qatari capital Doha were arrested in Kathmandu on Friday.

NAYAK PAUDEL, May 25 2019

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Limits set on internal loans for provincial and local governments

Provinces and local governments can raise a combined internal loans up to Rs18.33 billion in the next fiscal year 2019-20 under the ceiling fixed by the National Natural Resources and Fiscal Commission.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, May 25 2019

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Employment scheme aims to provide work to over 100k unemployed

Over 100,000 unemployed people are likely to get paid works this fiscal year as part of the Prime Minister Employment Programme (PMEP), the national wage-employment scheme that aims to provide minimum days of work for unemployed citizens.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, May 25 2019

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Three government buildings destroyed in 2015 earthquake built in Ramechhap

The newly constructed buildings of three government offices in Ramechhap district were handed over to their respective offices on Friday.

Post Report, May 25 2019

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Traffic police book over 10,000 errant taxi drivers in five months

The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division has taken actions against more than 10,000 errant taxi drivers for various violations in the past five months.

ANUP OJHA, May 25 2019

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Sudurpaschim Province spends a major chunk of its budget on buying vehicles for people’s representatives

Most of the local units in the Sudurpaschim Province have at least one vehicle for the municipal chief, one bulldozer, one tractor for goods transportation, and motorcycles for ward chairpersons.

SUDURPASCHIM BUREAU, May 25 2019

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10 months after Nirmala rape and murder, rights activists renew call for justice

Friday marked 10 months since 13-year-old Nirmala Pant’s rape and murder in Kanchanpur. This has also been a period of no significant progress in investigating the gruesome incident.

BHAWANI BHATTA, May 25 2019

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State 2 nominated lawmakers warn of stern protest

Lawmakers of Province 2 who were elected under the Proportional Representation (PR) have warned that they would obstruct the Provincial Assembly in light of the discrimination they have faced in budget allocation.

SANTOSH SINGH, May 25 2019

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Oli to visit Switzerland, the United Kingdom and France next month

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is embarking on a weeklong visit to three European countries next month, officials familiar with the prime minister’s plan told the Post on Friday.

ANIL GIRI, May 25 2019

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House committee pledges to revise bill to amend human rights law

Following widespread criticism of the bill to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act-2012, a parliamentary committee has pledged to revise the controversial provisions in accordance with the constitution and international practices.

BINOD GHIMIRE, May 25 2019

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This is how society and state continue to fail rape survivors

She tried to tell her friends several times. But whenever she mustered up the courage to share what had happened, she would instantly remember his words: “Don’t tell anyone, or else...”

Post Report, May 25 2019

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