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Chan Bista and his brother Narendra Bista from Kotbada in Naraharinath Rural Municipality, Kalikot, attacked Dilli Kami, a 57-year-old Dalit man, citing that he failed to come to their house for work last week.
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The so-called ‘lower-caste Dalits’ of Olani Village in Godavari Municipality, Kailali, cannot use the same water tap or well as that of the ‘upper-caste Dalits’. Separate wells have been constructed for the upper and lower caste Dalits in the village.
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Settlements in various hill districts in Province 1 have been reeling under water shortage in the recent years as natural springs and groundwater are drying up rapidly.
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The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has decided to issue labour permits to the Malaysia-bound workers, provided that the Embassy of Malaysian in Kathmandu directly issues visas to them.
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Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has claimed that the KP Sharma Oli-led government is attempting to muzzle press freedom.
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Buddhist Circuits.com announced starting Buddhist Circuit fixed departure tours from the Full Moon Day on July 16. “Buddhist Circuit tours have been designed for those who want to follow the route taken by the Buddha from his birthplace,” said Bikram Pandey, president of Buddhist Circuits.com.
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Nepal’s new Ambassador to India, Nilamber Acharya, faces steep challenges as he takes up his diplomatic assignment next month as the first envoy to New Delhi since the 2015 blockade.
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The Judicial Council on Monday decided to recall Chief Judge of Biratnagar High-Court Kul Ratna Bhurtel to its secretariat, as part of action against him for his role in releasing suspects of a gold smuggling case on bail. 
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Parliament braces for a showdown over the Medical Education Bill with the ruling party issuing a whip to its lawmakers to be present at the House of Representatives meeting on Tuesday.
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The Department of Money Laundering Investigation says it has sought details through Nepal’s financial intelligence unit on transactions of controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi in foreign countries.
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