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ICYMI: Here are our top stories from Monday, July 15

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jul 15, 2019-

Here are some of the top stories from The Kathmandu Post (July 15, 2019).

Chure degradation over the years has worsened floods in Tarai districts

Years of unchecked degradation of the fragile Chure range is one of the major causes of massive annual monsoon flooding in the Tarai districts of the country, according to environmentalists and conservationists.

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Both Nepal and India have done little to address flooding along the border, officials say

Every monsoon, when villages along the Nepal-India border get inundated by floods, roads and infrastructure built in the Indian territory become a lightning rod. But as rain recedes, the issue also dies down—until the arrival of next monsoon.

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Bungal declared far-west’s first ‘Chhaupadi free’ municipality

Bungal Municipality in Bajhang was declared ‘Chhaupadi free’ in a function on Friday—making it the first Chhaupadi-free municipality in the far-western region.

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Fees for bachelor level medical courses likely to increase

A government committee formed to study the feasibility of revising the existing fee structure of medical education is preparing to recommend a new fee structure.

Usha Jha, the committee’s member, informed a seminar, organised by the Medical Education Commission, in the Capital on Sunday that a new fee structure will soon be recommended to the government.

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Riverside squatters in Thapathali spend sleepless nights

On Friday night, Tula Bahadur KC, 53, and his six-member family, who live in a shack at the squatter settlement in Thapathali, didn’t sleep as two days of incessant rain had caused the Bagmati floods to swamp their settlement.

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Published: 15-07-2019 19:00

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