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Jan 16, 2016-

Two killed in tractor accident

TANAHUN: Two persons died on the spot in a tractor accident at Arunodaya-6 in the district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as 28-year-old Raju Bhatchhetri, a tractor driver of Syangja, and helper Punam Nepali, 19, of Udayapur district. (PR)

PM did as he pleased: DPM

PARBAT: Deputy PM and Energy Minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi said on Friday that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli provided extravagant benefits to his advisers, experts and personal secretaries without discussing it in the Cabinet. Rayamajhi said they will investigate into the unusual perks provided to the staff at the PM’s Office. (PR)

Dhading Admin Office picketed

DHADING: Earthquake survivors of Jiwanpur picketed the District Administration Office in Dhading on Thursday demanding relief cash and other facilities from the state. People displaced from 472 households reached the district headquarters as they were also deprived of their ID cards. They complained that the government had been apathetic to their plight. (PR)

Man dies, swine flu blamed

TANAHUN: A man, who was said to have tested positive for the A (H1N1) virus popularly known as swine flu, died at TU Teaching Hospital in the Capital on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Yusuf Miya from Damauli. He had breathed his last at the TUTH, Maharajgunj. His body was brought to Damauli from Kath-mandu on Friday. (PR)

Published: 16-01-2016 09:33

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