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Parents of Nirmala Pant, who had been staging an indefinite sit-in for the past 105 days seeking justice to their deceased daughter, called off their protest on Friday owing to their deteriorating health.
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Keeping in view the rising number of crimes against women, 300 teenage girls participated in a self-defence training programme in Tulsipur, Dang, recently.
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An Australian technical institute, which had been enrolling nursing students despite not having official accreditation, has begun forcing the students to change their major course as its chances of receiving approval from the country’s nursing and midwifery council appear slim.
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Despite being outlawed by the Supreme Court in 2005, Chhaupadi is still widely prevalent in the country. More than 70 percent of women in parts of mid-western districts still practise Chhaupadi, according to the 2014 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey findings.
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The Japan government on Friday agreed to provide a grant support of Rs 7.7 million (US $68,185) for the construction of a coffee processing center in Kavrepalanchok district.
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The controversial Information Technology management bill tabled at the parliament last week has raised several concerns about what this means for social media users and freedom of speech online.
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President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday authenticated the National Medical Education Bill. With the authentication, the Bill has changed into the law.
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Parents of Nirmala Pant, who had been staging indefinite Dharna (sit-in protest) for the past 105 days seeking justice to their deceased daughter, have halted their protest from Friday owing to their deteriorating health.
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The ruling Nepal Communist party has scrapped the task force formed to iron out outstanding issues related to its organisational unification.
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Minister for Water Supply Bina Magar has said the completion of Melamchi Water Supply Project was delayed due to the sheer negligence of the Italian contractor CooperativaMuratori e Cementisti di Ravenna.
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Blackbucks (Antilope cervicapra) inside the Khairapur-based Blackbuck Conservation Area in Gulariya-2, Bardiya are at risk after more than 50 of them died in attacks by leopards and hyenas in the past year.
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Khorsor Elephant Breeding Centre’s latest member—an adorable male baby elephant—made its appearance on Thursday morning.
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A police team raided a house in Daandakharka village of Kailash Rural Municipality-1, Makwanpur, and seized  hashish and marijuana dust—also called kief, with an estimated worth of Rs 10 million on Wednesday.
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The persons who sustained bullet injuries last August, when security personnel opened fire during a ‘Justice for Nirmala’ protest in Mahendranagar, have complained that they have been deprived of proper medical treatment by the government.
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