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The government has unveiled an ambitious plan of planting 50 million trees in the fiscal year 2019-20 as part of a nationwide campaign dubbed the “Year of Plantation”.
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Even after burning thousands of bodies, it hasn’t gotten any easier for 49-year-old Chandra Dhakal.
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Despite having the highest rates of deaths related to Chhaupadi, not a single police complaint has been filed in Achham and Dailekh districts, a new human rights report says.
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Starting 2016, girls have outnumbered boys in the Secondary Education Examination, in a clear indication that more and more parents are sending their daughters to school. Though female population has always remained higher than men’s in the country, it reflected in the secondary schooling only three years ago.
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Incumbent and former police officials as well as forensic experts have expressed concern over the government’s apathy towards the forensic sector, which they say has been hugely hampering investigations.
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Waling Municipality Mayor Dilip Pratap Khand says his office is ready to take German watchmaker Michael Kobold and his associates to court if the latter don’t fulfill an agreement signed between the two parties last year.
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Take a quick look at some of the important news you may have missed from today’s paper.
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Dhangadhi-based Seti Zonal Hospital remained tense throughout Friday due to the protest over the death of a new mother.
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Rabin Chandra Dhakal, an account officer, is facing corruption cases at the Special Court for swindling government revenue at all three offices he served at since joining civil service in 2015, according to the anti-graft agency.
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The Education Ministry on Thursday directed all medical colleges to return the additional amount—if charged—to students within a month.
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Gandaki provincial government started an initial survey on Thursday following the Supreme Court’s direction to acquire all encroached land around Fewa lake within the next six months.
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Forest fires have destroyed vegetations and affected wildlife habitat across several community forests of the Chure region in Udayapur for the past week, raising concerns among the locals in the district.
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Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale is arriving in Kathmandu on March 28 for a two-day visit during which he will hold delegation level discussions with Nepali officials on a wide range of bilateral issues, including the India-funded projects in Nepal.
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In the first ever case since the provision of parliamentary hearing was introduced in the country a decade ago, Samim Miya Ansari on Thursday became the chief of a constitutional body without being endorsed by the Parliamentary Hearing Committee.
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The government’s decision to crack down on the Communist Party of Nepal, led by Netra Bikram Chand, and its activities is marred by ambiguities and experts say the move was made on the basis of assumptions rather than realistic assessment and that instructions to initiate action against the group lack clarity.
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