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Planning body vice-chair resigns

Khimlal Devkota, the vice-chairman of Policy and Planning Commission of Province 3, has tendered his resignation from the post.

Post Report, Jul 16 2019

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Transportation resumes

Transportation along the Dana-Ghasa stretch of the Beni-Jomsom road resumed after four days on Monday.

Post Report, Jul 16 2019

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Engineer caught with bribe

A team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority caught Mohanbabu Yadav, chief engineer at the Irrigation Development Office in Bhojpur, with a bribe of Rs1.8 lakhs on Monday.

Post Report, Jul 16 2019

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Landless people get plots

Tamakoshi Rural Municipality in Dolakha has distributed land ownership certificates to 11 landless families.

Post Report, Jul 16 2019

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Minister donates to flood victims

Shailendra Prasad Sah, Province 2 minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives, donated Rs 100,000 to the flood victims of Tilathi Koiladi Rural Municipality in Saptari.

Post Report, Jul 16 2019

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Baitadi women await health camps to seek treatment for reproductive health-related ailments

Saru Bhat has been suffering from a range of ailments related to reproductive health for nearly a decade. But she has never visited a hospital.

TRIPTI SHAHI, Jul 16 2019

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Consumer committees gain local units’ trust

Local units in Kailali have granted more development projects to contractors than to consumer committees, locals complain.

Ganesh Chaudhary, Jul 16 2019

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Chitwan National Park builds and restores ponds for rhinos

The Chitwan National Park and its bufferzone areas house 605 one-horned rhinos concentrated in an area of 932 square kilometres, according to official data. In the last fiscal year, 43 rhinos were found dead inside the park and its buffer zone areas.

RAMESH KUMAR PAUDEL, Jul 16 2019

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Medicinal herbs gain ground in Gorkha

The Division Forest Office in Gorkha has expanded medicinal herbs farming in four rural municipalities. Forest officials said that the office has plans to develop Barpak, Sulikot, Ajirkot,

HARIRAM UPRETY, Jul 16 2019

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Ex-vice chancellor of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences among eight charged with corruption

The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority on Monday filed a case at the Special Court against eight individuals, including former vice-chancellor of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, on charges of irregularities during procurement of various equipment for the university.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jul 16 2019

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72 local units failed to present budget in time and half of them are from Province 2

Having been late in presenting the budget for the current fiscal year ending on Tuesday, Kalikamai Rural Municipality, Parsa, has once again failed to present its financial plan for the next fiscal year 2019-20 on time.

PRITHVI MAN SHRESTHA, Jul 16 2019

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After widespread criticism, smart parking fees revised in New Road

After widespread criticism, the Kathmandu Metropolitan City has revised its fees for ‘smart parking’ in New Road.

ANUP OJHA, Jul 16 2019

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Kantipur Television marks 16th anniversary

Kantipur Television, one of Nepal’s first private television stations, has completed 16 years of operation.

POST REPORT, Jul 16 2019

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Teachers and officials of prison schools call for better study environment

A prison is not quite a convenient place for study. And almost all the prisons in Nepal are overcrowded, lack basic amenities like clean water, sanitation, food and health care services.

Arjun Poudel, Jul 16 2019

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Climate scientists gather in Kathmandu as country reels from floods and landslides

At a time when the country is battered by torrential rainfall, which is being linked with effects of climate change, more than 260 climate scientists gathered in Nepal, one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world, to discuss climate change’s impact and assess vulnerability and adaptation measures.

CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Jul 16 2019

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After diplomatic fiasco over Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro’s son visits Nepal

Six months after ruling party Co-chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal’s controversial statement on Venezuela, a team of Venezuelan youths, led by Nicolás Ernesto Maduro Guerra, the son of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, has met with senior political leaders and parliamentarians from the ruling Nepal Communist Party.

ANIL GIRI, Jul 16 2019

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House meeting postponed after dispute arises over who should speak first

As the country continues to reel from floods and landslides that have left at least 70 dead, the House of Representatives meeting has been postponed by nine days following a dispute over who should address the House first.

BINOD GHIMIRE, Jul 16 2019

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Provinces say federal government is in bid to control provincial security operations

The bill on adjustment of police in the provinces, which has been finalised by a parliamentary committee and is expected to be endorsed by the federal parliament soon, has invited criticism from provincial governments.

TIKA R PRADHAN, Jul 16 2019

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