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Vaping is on the rise in Nepal, but many don't know about its effects

Desperate to get her son Bibek Pathak to quit his habit of smoking conventional cigarettes, Kalpana Dhungana introduced him to vaping or vapouriser, almost a year ago.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Nov 04 2018

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Doctors put on hold nationwide strike

The Nepal Medical Association has decided to halt protest programmes at hospitals that it had planned to start on Tuesday.

Post Report, Sep 11 2018

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Three suspects held for rape of teenage girl

Police have arrested three suspects in connection to the rape of a 14-year-old girl at a guest house in Damak, Jhapa, on August 14.

ARJUN RAJBANSHI, Sep 04 2018

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Darchula residents use risky Tuin to cross Mahakali River

People from more than six remote villages of Darchula district are forced to cross the Mahakali river through wire bridges or Tuins and risk their lives daily.

MANOJ BADU, Sep 04 2018

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Hayu community faces extinction threat

The endangered Hayu community, who have been living in Udayapur district for generations, are at risk of extinction with no one to conserve their culture and language.

DILLIRAM KHATIWADA, Sep 04 2018

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‘Many Kamaiya families still live in abject poverty’

Around 2,000 former Kamaiya (freed bonded labourers) families in Kailali district are still waiting to be rehabilitated by the government, according to an NGO working for the welfare of former Kamaiyas.

MOHAN BUDHAIR, Jul 18 2018

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Kailali rivers welcome migratory Dolphins

South Asian river dolphins native to Karnali and Ganga rivers have started migrating to Kanda, Pathraiya and Kandra rivers in Kailali.

MOHAN BUDHAIR, Jul 11 2018

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Government tightens noose on public transport committees

The government has started maintaining a record of assets, movable and immovable, owned by public transport committees as the property would go automatically to the state coffers when the entities cease to exist from the new fiscal year.

Post Report, May 20 2018

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Rautahat court jails serial killer for 52 years

Rautahat District Court convicted a ‘serial killer’ of all charges and sentenced him to 52 years in prison, slapped Rs 200,000 fine and ordered confiscation of his properties.

SHIVA PURI, May 20 2018

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NBA divided over Chief Justice controversy

Three Nepal Bar Association (NBA) members, including its Vice President Usha Malla Pathak, have taken a serious exception to the statement issued by the Bar’s General Secretary Khamma Bahadur Khati, condemning Supreme Court Justice Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana’s decision to boycott the full bench headed by Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.

Mar 14 2018

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Labour Ministry announces vacancies for counsellors, attachés in 4 Gulf countries

The government has announced vacancies for labour counsellors and labor attachés in its missions in four Gulf countries.

Post Report, Feb 11 2018

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