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Veteran cricketer and spin legend Shakti Gauchan has retired from cricket.
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The Mahasamiti meeting of main opposition party Nepali Congress kicked off in Kathmandu on Saturday.
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Death toll in Nuwakot mini-truck accident has reached 20.
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Business for many boutique owners in the Valley has turned gloomy this wedding season. Boutique owners account this decline in business to the fall in the number of auspicious days this wedding season. And this has inadvertently affected business, they say.
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Nepal’s exports to South Asia are far behind its potential, and they can be increased fourfold if manmade barriers to trade--tariff and non-tariff--are removed, said a new report from the World Bank. Currently, shipments to South Asian countries are valued at $0.5 billion, and they can be boosted to $2.1 billion if the hindrances holding back intraregional trade are addressed by the countries in the region.
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The tankers are locked after loading cargo at the Indian Oil Corporation’s depot in India, and are unlocked when they arrive in Nepal
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Kathmandu Kings XI knocked out pre-tournament favourite Pokhara Rhinos from the league stage with a five-wicket victory at the Tribhuvan University Stadium in Kirtipur on Friday.
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A Lalit Singh Bhandari-inspired Chitwan Tigers remained in hunt for the Everest Premier League playoffs on Friday defeating Paras Khadka’s Biratnagar Warriors by five runs.
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Manang Marshyangdi Club took a huge stride towards title after battling to a 1-0 win over one of firm favourite Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) in the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League football tournament on Friday.
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Shradha Ghale is a name familiar to non-fiction readers, as her journalism has appeared in many newspapers and periodicals in Nepal and India.
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Halfway into the middle of his ill-fated mission, in the middle of a nowhere desert, Major Ellie crashes his plane. Momo, a Cherokee-driving, gun-toting, 15-year-old from a nearby refugee camp, stumbles across him. Bringing them both to each other is Mutt, a philosophical dog who once had his ‘brains fried’ due to a mishap.
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The other day I read an article about smoking, written by probably the greatest purveyor of the habit, Christopher Hitchens.
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My conscience sits in a prisonit cannot breathe, cannot make a decisionMy love,she presses her fingers between mine
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As a graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania with the declared intention of qualifying in modern South Asian history, I took several interesting and challenging courses during the two academic years,
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Raising an autistic child is daunting anywhere in the world, but more so in Nepal. Parents make countless sacrifices and some even leave their careers to prepare their children for challenging lives ahead.
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Mrigaja Bajracharya’s art is loud. Pierced eye balls drenched in blood stare at you while a girl with her bleeding third eye looks on imploringly. With pen and ink, Bajracharya details her imagination for the world to see.
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Nepali filmmakers and their audiences have been feeding off the Indian film industry for quite some time. We have been inspired by everything, right and wrong, our neighbours have offered.
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On May 18 earlier this year, Yam Lal Rasaily embarked on a solo cycling trip—journeying from Lamki in Kailali to Rara lake in Mugu district. It was an impressive feat, cycling from sea-level up to 2,990 metres in just 13 days.
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After years of rehabilitation, the freed Kamaiyas (bonded labourers) at the Bani Camp in Kanchanpur are still struggling to earn their living.
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Stake-holders have called upon the government to revoke the Citizenship Bill-2075, arguing that it is against the national interest.
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The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority has filed a case at the Special Court against Kosh Hari Niraula, chief of District Attorney Office, Rupandehi,
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Medical doctors across the country have warned of a protest against the government’s decision to appoint Kedar Bahadur Adhikari as the new health secretary.
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Three children of a family died in a house fire at Bangalachuli Rural Municipality-8 in Dang district on Thursday evening.
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Seven people died and 12 others were injured, some critically, in two separate roadaccidents in Palpa and Udayapur districts on Thursday night.
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Police seized five muskets and 500 kg marijuana from Owang in Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality-2 of Dhading on Friday.
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The International Organiza-tion for Migration and Changu Narayan Municipality in Bhaktapur District have begun work on a multi-purpose evacuation centre to accommodate displaced people in the event of a disaster.
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One year after a major electoral defeat, the grand old party—Nepal Congress—is holding its 12th Mahasamiti meeting from Saturday.
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The government has blacklisted a number of foreign employers in countries that are major destinations for Nepali migrant workers.
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A section of civil society, which is against the attempts being made to form a high-level mechanism to facilitate the transitional justice process, has expressed serious reservations over the Swiss-funded transitional justice interaction held in Bangkok.
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Dec 15 2018

Someone who seems like just a friend, or just an informal teacher/advisor, could become a significant, good bond. This is your last week of pondering, or far travel, legal, cultural and intellectual pursuits.
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At least 18 people died when a mini-truck swerved off the road and fell some 400 metres at Ghyangphedi in Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-1, Nuwakot, on Friday evening. Sixteen others were injured, some critically, in the tragedy.
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On October 27, Shyam Sundar Shrestha left for a midnight bicycle ride to Chobhar, a late night activity that he often enjoyed. When he hadn’t returned in hours, his family called the police.
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