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Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, saying there was "no turning back" from a decision pitching her country into the unknown and triggering years of fraught negotiations.
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The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has expelled under secretary and chief of Transport Management Office, Nepalgunj, Pawan Subedi, for his irregularities while distributing driving licences.
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A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to local police.
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The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has urged Nepal to revise its draft Criminal Code Bill in line with international human rights standards to ensure justice for victims of serious human rights violations.
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Singapore has confirmed two cases of locally transmitted infections of the Zika virus in a northeastern part of the city state, the National Environment Agency said on Wednesday, describing it as the first Zika cluster of 2017.
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India is expected to increase export of power to Nepal by around 145 MW shortly from Katiya-Kusaha and Raxual-Parwanipur cross-border transmission lines.
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The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered the Judicial Council (JC) to submit files relating to the appointment of High Court (HC) judges.
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An outbreak of meningitis in Nigeria has killed 269 people in recent weeks, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said, as Africa's most populous country and aid organisations attempt to tackle the surge in infections.
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Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav has suggested 50 percent women participation in the upcoming local level elections.
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The Ministry of Home Affairs has stated that security arrangements for the local level elections slated for May 14 have been completed.
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President Bidya Devi Bhandari conferred the rank of honorary General of the Nepal Army (NA) on visiting Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat amidst a special ceremony at Sheetal Niwas on Wednesday.
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Bob Dylan will finally accept his Nobel Prize for Literature in Stockholm this weekend, the academy has announced.
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Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova avenged her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni with a 6-3 6-4 win over the 26th-seeded Croatian to secure a spot in the Miami Open semi-finals on Tuesday.
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Barcelona have condemned FIFA's decision to impose a four-match international ban on striker Lionel Messi for verbally abusing a match official in Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Chile last week.
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European Union leaders will pledge on Wednesday to stand united in "constructive" talks with Britain on its exit from the EU to reduce uncertainty for citizens and businesses, a draft document showed just hours before London's formal notification to quit.
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Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal.
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The Nepali Congress (NC) cadres called a general strike in Jajarkot district on Wednesday in protest of NC student leader Rabindra Shah's murder on Tuesday.
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A one-and-a-half year old girl drowned in a water tank near the Cancer Hospital in Lalitpur on Tuesday.
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Two incidents of property crime were reported in the Kathmandu Valley on Tuesday.
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Senior leader Prakash Chandra Lohani, who parted ways with the recently unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), on Wednesday announced the formation a new party under his chairmanship.
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A paralyzed man in Cleveland fed himself mashed potatoes for the first time in eight years, aided by a computer-brain interface that reads his thoughts and sends signals to move muscles in his arm, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
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Tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday she is excited about her return to competition next month, feeling vindicated by the reduction of her doping suspension and empowered by her time away.
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Malaysia briefly prevented a North Korean ship carrying coal from entering its port in Penang because of a suspected breach of United Nations sanctions, a port worker and Malaysian maritime officials told Reuters on Wednesday
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Two inmates were killed and 13 injured during a prison riot in northern Mexico, the government of the state of Nuevo Leon said on Tuesday, the second fatal security breach within a week in the country's troubled prison system.
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Afghanistan plans to double the number of elite special forces from 17,000 troops, officials said, part of a long-term strategy to bolster units stretched and exhausted by persistent attacks from Taliban insurgents and other Islamist militants.
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Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union.
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On account of the local level elections scheduled for May 14, Armed Police Force (APF) has stepped up security at Parsa and Bara districts that share border with India.
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Visiting Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat handed over seven horses to his Nepali counterpart Rajendra Chhetri on Wednesday.
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A literary support committee has been constituted in Great Britain under the Save Sajha Prakashan Campaign.
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A person died of an electric shock last night at Majhare – 2, Morang.
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Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal returned from his weeklong visit to China on Wednesday.
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Brazil have become the first side to seal their place at the World Cup finals in Russia next year.
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A rhino has been found dead in the western belt of Chitwan National Park (CNP) on Tuesday afternoon.
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A 10-year-old boy returning home after attending an exam has drowned in a roadside pit dug up during road construction.
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A police head constable has been arrested in accusation of robbing a businessman here in Dhanusha.
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An unidentified group has set fire to the Rauleshwor Secondary School located at Bijayapur of Purchaudi Municipality – 10, Baitadi.
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All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU), the student wing of main opposition CPN-UML has won the Free Students Union (FSU) election held at the Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus.
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A 1,300km (800 miles) stretch of Australia's north-east coast is at dangerous risk of flooding after a powerful cyclone, authorities warn.
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A new breeding population of the critically endangered Indochinese tiger has been found in a national park in eastern Thailand, conservationists say.
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India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has promised an "impartial" inquiry into attacks on Nigerian students living in Noida, near Delhi.
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Locals have padlocked the warehouse of Annapurna Sugar Mill in Dhankaul after the mill failed to pay farmers who provided the sugarcane.
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Upendra Poudel, former president of the Nepal Bankers’ Association (NBA) and CEO of NMB Bank, recently hung up his boots after a three-decade-long career in the banking industry.
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A total of thirteen new trekking routes along Dhaulagiri and Kanjirowa mountain ranges have been identified.
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The international airport project in Nijgadh, Bara has fixed the compensation amount for the land it will be acquiring to build it.
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Investors laughed all the way to the stock market on Tuesday as local elections looked like a strong possibility.
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Rame Magar fired a sizzling seven-under 61 to open a four-stroke lead over Bhuwan Nagarkoti in the first round of the Surya Nepal Kathmandu Open on Tuesday.
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Nepal opened their AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers with a 4-1 loss against hosts Philippines at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila on Tuesday.
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Nepal crashed out of the ACC Emerging Nations Cup with an 83-run defeat against the hosts Bangladesh U-23 team at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium Academy Ground in Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday.
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We all experience frustration and disappointment at some point in our lives.
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Pitamber Sharma is a noted scholar who has authored various books about the Himalayan region and the different facets of development in Nepal.
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Bukhyancha Mann, a play written and directed by Raj Shah, currently on stage at Sarwanaam Theatre, has entered into the last week of its staging.
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A group of eight Kathmandu-based artists is currently in Dhankuta, painting murals around the city, as part of the Dhankuta Art Project.
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On the occasion of the International Theatre Day, the Theatre Mall, Sundhara, organised a programme to discuss the current footing of Nepali theatre.
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Often a work of genius is also a work of hubris. That said, a work of hubris, doesn’t necessarily make one a work of genius.
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These days, people are constantly questioning the performance of Nepal’s political parties—be it in terms of maintaining internal cohesion or having enough collaborative efforts with other parties to work towards common national interests.
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We are witnessing a kind of reverse trend in progressive development in politics and society, which is clearly against the tenets of modernisation theories.
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The main opposition CPN-UML has drawn the attention of the Election Commission to “increased intimidation” of its leaders and cadres in the Tarai while also complaining about the violation of the election code of conduct by the government.
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The supporters of Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) padlocked the Siraha district election office and picketed the district election offices in Dhanusha, Saptari and Rautahat on Tuesday.
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The ruling Nepali Congress has decided to take the lead to see the constitution amendment proposal through while taking on board the Madhes-centric parties in the upcoming local level elections.
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Police arrested four people and confiscated 565 kg of marijuana and 46 km of hashish following a shootout that took place at Manhari in Makwanpur district on early Tuesday morning.
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Indian Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day official visit.
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More than 45,000 people have applied in the past four days for temporary police posts created to aid security management during the upcoming local level elections.
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
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If ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is arrested this week, she will be sent to a solitary cell where she will be expected to rise at 6:30 a.m. and go to bed by 9 p.m.
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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi has sought India’s support, particularly with vehicles and logistics, for the upcoming local level elections.
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A parliamentary committee says it has found involvement of employees of the Department of Immigration (DoI), an agency under the Ministry of Home Affairs, in sending Nepali women to foreign countries as domestic help through the illegal channel.
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As the date of local polls nears, political parties are expediting their campaigns, working on election manifestos and setting the criteria for selecting candidates.
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Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal is returning home on Wednesday after completing his weeklong visit to China.
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Tension ran high at Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus as rival student unions hurled petrol bombs and threw stones at security personnel on Tuesday morning, hours before the college opened voting for Free Student Union election.
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A central bank provision that provides leeway to banks and financial institutions to extend credit beyond the regulatory lending limit has posed a threat to the financial sector stability and should be withdrawn promptly, the International Monetary Fund has said.
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India captain Virat Kohli says his friendships with Australia players are over after their heated Test series.
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Argentina forward Lionel Messi has been banned from their next four competitive internationals, starting with Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Bolivia, for swearing at a match official, FIFA said on Tuesday.
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Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, had their chances of reaching next year's World Cup finals dealt a blow on Tuesday when they were beaten 2-0 by a spirited Bolivia side in La Paz.
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The govt should make medical education more accessible and ensure fair distribution of doctors
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