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Two dead in separate accidents in Sarlahi

Two people died in separate accidents in Sarlahi district on Monday. Shyam Sundar Thakur, 50, of Sombarsa Gram Panchayat in Sitamrahi district of the Indian State of Bihar died when he fell some 20 feet from a brick kiln chimney,

Dec 18 2018

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Man arrested for killing daughter and wife

Police on Monday arrested a 25-year-old Indian national in connection with the murder of his daughter and wife in Hetauda on December 4.

Dec 18 2018

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Truck knocks down a pedestrian in Chitwan

A pedestrian died after getting hit by a truck at Bhateri in Chitwan district along the Narayangarh-Muglin road section on Monday morning.

Dec 18 2018

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Two people dead in road collision

Two persons died in a motorcycle accident at Jiugaun of Baijanath Rural Municipality in Banke on Monday.

Dec 18 2018

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Two held on rape charge

Police have arrested two persons on charge of raping a 13-year-old girl at Dordi Rural Municipality-3 in Lamjung district.

Dec 18 2018

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Tilathi locals protest over guard’s death

Tilathi area in Saptari district remained tense throughout Monday after a security guard at Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality Office died in a gang assault on Sunday evening.

ABDHESH KUMAR JHA, Dec 18 2018

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Three men found dead of suspected alcohol poisoning

Three persons were found dead in a house at Musikot Municipality-12 of Rukum West on Monday.

HARI GAUTAM, Dec 18 2018

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Nuwakot palace to be restored from March

The reconstruction of the earthquake-damaged Nuwakot Durbar, also known as the seven-storey palace, will commence from March 2019.

Krishna Thapa, Dec 18 2018

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Provincial ministers, mayors not happy with their ranking

Dispute between then chief administrative officer Chakra Pandey and Deputy Mayor Sita Neupane at the Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City over the order of precedence resulted in Pandey leaving the local level a few months ago.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Dec 18 2018

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Parliament meet from next week

The government has written to the President to summon the winter session of federal parliament next week.

Binod Ghimire, Dec 18 2018

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Congress struggles to end charter impasse

The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has failed to reach a consensus on amending the party charter after a series of meetings among top leaders inconclusively on Monday.

ANIL GIRI, SAILENDRA ADHIKARIDec 18 2018

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Foundation stone laid for Hanumante bridge

Nepal Communist Party lawmaker Mahesh Basnet on Monday laid the foundation stone of a bridge at Hanumante River that will connect Madhyapur Thimi Municipality and Suryabinayak Municipality in Bhaktapur.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 18 2018

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Woman murdered in Tokha; police arrest four suspects

Police have arrested four people in connection with the murder of a woman in Tokha Municipality, Kathmandu, on Sunday.

Samuel Chettri, Dec 18 2018

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VICE PRESIDENT extols Nepal’s constitution as world’s best

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that Nepal’s constitution is one of the best in the world in relation to women’s rights.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 18 2018

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Nepal Academy gets full shape

With the appointment of vice-chancellor, member-secretary and academicians, the Nepal Academy has finally got a full shape.

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Dec 18 2018

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Assured by House panel, KC puts off protest plan

Dr Govinda KC has postponed his planned hunger strike by two weeks after the Education and Health Committee of the Parliament assured to endorse the Medical Education Bill at the earliest.

NAYAK PAUDEL, Dec 18 2018

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Mother files case against police for destroying proof

Mother of Nirmala Pant, who was raped and subsequently murdered in Kanchanpur on July 26, filed a complaint at the District Police Office (DPO) on Monday against two sacked police officers and six other suspended officers for destroying evidence of the crime.

BHAWANI BHATTA, Dec 18 2018

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Nepal may lose Indian tourists after currency restriction

In the budget for the current fiscal year, the government announced the 2020 Visit Nepal year with an aim to attract 2 million tourists, a significant chunk of them from India.

Sangam Prasain, Dec 18 2018

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Ruling party leaders tear apart joint political paper

Standing Committee members of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Monday lashed out at the joint political document of their chairmen.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Dec 18 2018

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Italian builder’s staff trying to flee, say police

Contrary to the reports that Melamchi Water Supply Project contractor Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti di Ravenna’s officials were fleeing the country, an official familiar with the Italian group’s work with the Nepal government has denied the allegations, saying there was no such attempt.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Dec 18 2018

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