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Farmers receive compensation

Fifty-four farmers whose bird flu-infected chickens had been slaughtered in Makwanpur received Rs 44.2 million as compensation on Wednesday.

Jun 27 2019

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Local units fail to present budget

Three local units in Taplejung—Phaktalung, Mikwakho-la and Sidingwa Rural Municipalities—have failed to present their budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Jun 27 2019

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State lawmakers to get laptops

Sudurpaschim assembly has allocated Rs 2.7 million budget to purchase laptops for its 53 lawmakers. The lawmakers will be provided with laptops within a week.

Jun 27 2019

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Illegal bookmaker arrested

Police arrested Mukesh Sah on the charge of running a betting racket in the ongoing ICC World Cup from Bharatpur on Tuesday. Rs 345,000 was seized from Sah.

Jun 27 2019

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Police start awareness drive against drug abuse in Bajhang schools

The District Police Office (DPO) in Bajhang has launched an awareness drive targeting adolescent school students in a bid to check drug abuse.

Basanta Pratap Singh, Jun 27 2019

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Man held on fraud charge

Police have arrested Ramesh Lamsal on fraud charge in Bardibas, Mahottari district.

Jun 27 2019

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Bajhang district impounds bulldozers used illegally on road projects

The District Administration Office in Bajhang has
started taking control of illegally used bulldozers on
road projects of various local units.

Basanta Pratap Singh, Jun 27 2019

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329 earthquake-affected families receive land plots in Gorkha

Among the 526 earthquake-affected families in Gorkha who were included in the housing reconstruction aid list, 329 families have received land plots in safer locations to construct their houses.

HARIRAM UPRETY, Jun 27 2019

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Pupils of a Dailekh school use umbrellas inside their classrooms on rainy days

Monsoon brings about an unusual problem for the students of Malika Secondary School in Gurans Rural Municipality, Dailekh.

JYOTI KATUWAL, Jun 27 2019

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Women in remote areas lack access to health services

Seventy-year-old Belu Chad of Shivanath Rural Municipality-2 in Baitadi is not in the pink of her health.

TRIPTI SHAHI, Jun 27 2019

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Women in remote areas lack access to health services

Seventy-year-old Belu Chad of Shivanath Rural Municipality-2 in Baitadi is not in the pink of her health. She has been living with uterine prolapse for more than four years now, and suffers from severe pain in her lower abdomen. Because of her illness, she spends most of the time on her bed.

TRIPTI SHAHI, Jun 27 2019

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Event organisers are breaking laws while taking Nepali shows abroad

The recent arrest of three Nepali artistes in Malaysia who had gone there to participate in a musical event has exposed how organisers have been taking professional entertainers for a ride, putting them at risk of legal consequences in foreign countries.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Jun 27 2019

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Province 3 health office gets budget 10 months too late and is now in a rush to spend money

Province 3 government’s failure to allocate budget on time has left health facilities-health posts, primary health care centres and urban health clinics-in Kathmandu without essential medicines.

Arjun Poudel, Jun 27 2019

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Local governments across the country are once again caught in budget presentation delay

Balan-Bihul Rural Municipality of Saptari district presented the budget for the current fiscal year in December 2018 which was endorsed by the village assembly only on April 13 this year.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jun 27 2019

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With the start of monsoon, number of snakebite deaths spike

Karuna Kumari Bamjan, a local of Kamalamai Municipality in Sindhuli, has been admitted to the Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital for a week to be treated for snakebite.

Arjun Poudel, Jun 27 2019

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With growing fan base and a regular league, Nepali basketball is finally coming into its own

National basketball team captain Sadish Pradhan was lost for words as he signed autographs for fans on Saturday. He, along with Sri Lankan recruit Praneeth Udumalagala, had just led their team, Times International Club, to a comfortable victory over arch-rivals Tribhuvan Army Club in the Nepal Basketball League.

ADARSHA DHAKAL, Jun 27 2019

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China asked Nepal to ban a Tibetan official from entering the country. Nepali officials got the wrong man.

On Saturday, immigration officials denied an American citizen entry into Nepal, and after holding him in interrogation for several hours, sent him back to the United States the same night.

ANIL GIRI, TSERING D GURUNGJun 27 2019

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Violations of operating procedures led to Air Dynasty crash, report says

The February 27 Air Dynasty crash in Taplejung that killed seven people, including the sitting tourism minister, occurred because it violated standard operating procedures, according to a preliminary report from the government’s investigation commission.

SANGAM PRASAIN, Jun 27 2019

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