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Ten ICU ventilators gifted to Nepali Army

KATHMANDU: Indian Army has gifted ten ICU ventilators to Nepali Army in order to support its efforts to fight against the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Ambassador of India to Nepal, presented the ventilators to Chief of Army Staff Purna Chnadra Thapa in a ceremony held at..

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Landslide disrupts Mugling-Narayangadh road section in Nepal Saturday, August 8th, 2020

MUGLIN: A landslide that occurred on Friday evening disrupted the Mugling-NaraAyangadh road section at Chorkhola in Ichchhakamna Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district. With this, two-way traffic has come to a halt since last night. According to the Area Police Office Mugling, they were not..

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Three killed in road accident in Rupandehi, Nepal

RUPANDEHI: Three people were killed in a car accident here. The deceased are 26-year-old Devendra Chaudhary of Omsatiya rural municipality-4 and Nasap Darji, 27, of Kotahimai rural municipality-3 of Rupandehi district and 12-year-old Pradip Thakur of Ramgram municipality-12, Nawalparasi, State no..

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Alcohol sale and consumption banned in Baitadi,Nepal Friday, August 7th, 2020

BAITADI: The Puchaundi municipality and Dilasaini rural municipality in the district has imposed a ban on the consumption and marketing of alcohol. A decision to this end was taken by the alcohol control committee citing the various problems that alcoholism has invited to the society at large...

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Elephant kills man in Jhapa, Nepal

DAMAK: A man was killed in an elephant attack here in the wee hours today. The Area Police Office, Damak has identified the deceased as Rohit Regmi,58, of Tukre of Kamal rural municipality-5, Jhapa. According to the inspector of police Bhawan Babu Khadka, a pair of elephants from nearby Ratuwamai..

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Mother, son killed in landslide of Baitadi,Nepal

BAITADI: A woman and her son died when landslide buried them at Dilasaini rural municipality-4 in the district on Thursday night. The deceased have been identified as Pashupati Bohara, 40, of Dilasaini rural municipality-4 and her 12-year-old son Rikesh, according to Spokesperson at the District..

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Two children go missing in Daraudi River, Nepal

GROKHA: Two children went missing in the Daraudi River in Gorkha. The missing are Sabin Shrestha, 16, of Palungtar municipality-1, Khurpajung and Prajjwal Shrestha, 15, informed Deputy Superintendant of Police (DSP) of the District Police Office Gorkha, Basudev Khatiwada. He further shared, "It..

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Lightning claims one in Sindhuli, Nepal Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

SINDHULI: A mid-age man died after he was struck by lightning at Dudhauli Municipality-2 in Sindhuli district today. According to the District Police Office, Sindhuli, Prem Bahadur Ghising, 49, was injured when a bolt of lightning hit him and died while undergoing treatment at a local health..

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Nepal’s Ghorahi to start classes in Tharu language

NARAYANPUR: Santosh Adhikari The schools with majority of Tharu students in Ghorahi Sub-Metropolitan City in Dang district are to run classes in the Tharu language to ensure better learning to the students in their mother tongue. For this to materialise, Tharu Welfare Assembly is assisting the..

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Dead body of missing health worker of Doti,Nepal found

DOTI: Among the two health workers in Doti district who had gone missing in Seti River on August 1, the dead body of one has been retrieved. According to the District Police Office, Doti, Janakraj Pandey, the dead body was of Harish Joshi of Parshuram Municipality in Dadheldhura district. Joshi..

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Traffic resumes in Arniko Highway Nepal

CHAUTARA:  The Arniko Highway where traffic movement had been disrupted has resumed. The Highway that was damaged after landslide and flooding on July 8 came into operation after 26 days. The 39-km road section of the Highway, stretching from Kothe of Balefi Rural Municipality to Liping of..

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Paddy production expected to increase in Banke,Nepal Saturday, August 1st, 2020

NEPALGUNJ: Timely transplantation of paddy saplings along with sufficient rainfall is expected to increase paddy production in Banke this year. The Agriculture Knowledge Centre, Banke has said that 1.4 million quintals of paddy are expected to be produced this year.The center has estimated that..

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Girl injured in attack by cheetah in Tanahu,Nepal

DAMAULI: A girl child was injured in an attack by a Cheetah at Samastipur in ward no. 1 of Anbukhaireni rural municipality. The incident took place on Saturday night when 10-year-old Amisha Thapa was in the courtyard outside her home. Amisha has suffered injuries to her neck and has been taken to..

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