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Begnas Lake boat sinking: six bodies found

Bodies of six people, majority of them minors, who had gone missing in the Begnas Lake following the Saturday's boat capsize, have been retrieved today. Rabi Khanal, 32, Shankar Khanal, 7, Shiba Khanal, 8, Prachin Poudel, 5, Ranjit Gaire, 5, and Manisha Bajgain, 17, of Gaidakot, Nawalparasi have been identified as the remaining victims of the incident.

by RSS | Sep 09
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Bhojpur's sole airport Taksar closed for over a month

Taksar Airport, the only one airport in Bhojpur, the district in Province 1, has not witnessed the flight for over the past one month. Under this situation, hospital patients referred to the outside district, those in need of air travel to reach the central capital for emergency purposes, aged and physically weak people have been affected most.

by RSS | Sep 09
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Foundation stone laid for Madrasa school building

Mayor at the Hetauda Sub-Metropolis Hari Bahadur Mahat laid the foundation stone for the construction of a three-storied Madrasa school building at Lokpath, Ward No-1 in the metropolis on Sunday. The building is going to be constructed at a total cost of Rs 15 million, said the Shekh Jagir, treasurer at the building construction committee.

by RSS | Sep 09
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Gen Thapa appointed as new army chief

President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday appointed Purna Chandra Thapa as the new Chief of Army Staff on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers. The President, who is the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Nepal Army, administered the oath of office and secrecy to Thapa amidst a function held at the President’s Office, Sheetal Niwas today. Vice President Nanda

by RSS | Sep 09
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NC leader Mahat pledges reform in party

Nepali Congress joint general secretary Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has pledged to reform the party's managerial aspect so as to make the party organisation dynamic. Talking to RSS here today, the Congress leader said the party could not go ahead traditionally. "People are still with the Congress," he said, adding that the party faced defeats in the recent elections

by RSS | Sep 09
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IGP Khanal directs for smooth traffic management

Inspector General of Nepal Police, Sarbendra Khanal, has directed the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division to make the traffic management effective and smooth by behaving well with pedestrians, drivers and riders. During his inspection at the Division this morning, IGP asked the Division to devise work plan and implement it accordingly, so that people would not suffer much with the

by RSS | Sep 09
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Devotees throng Gokarneshwor Temple to observe Kushe Aunshi

Devotees have crowded Gokarneshwor Temple in Kathmandu early today morning on the occasion of Kushe Aunshi, a festival celebrated by Hindu. Hundreds of devotees from various parts of the country have reached the temple early morning to observe the festival, the priest Jagadish Bhatta told Rastriya Samachar Samiti.

by RSS | Sep 09
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Contraction of three motorable bridges along Beni-Jomsom at fast pace

Construction of three motorable bridges along Myagdi section under Beni-Jomsom road has been accelerated, said the project officials. The projects are expected to facilitate transportation connecting Beni-Josom-Korola having importance of the inter-national trade. Himm Sagarmatha-Dange-Bajraguri JV has been contracted two of the projects, one at Pokharebagar and another at Mahabhir, at Rs 190 million.

by RSS | Sep 09
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Lightning strikes explode transformers in Ilam

Lightning strikes exploded seven transformers in Suryodaya Municipality and Maijogamai Rural Municipality in the eastern Ilam resulting in power cut to hundreds of the local people. The incident took place on Thursday. It has been four days since the explosion, but the damaged transformers are yet to be repaired. More than 900 families are forced to live in the

by RSS | Sep 09
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Killed Bodies in helicoptercrash being brought to kathmandu

Bodies of those who were killed in the Altitude Air helicopter crash in Nuwakot have been brought to the district headquarters Bidur today morning, said the police. The deceased's bodies were retrieved throughout Saturday night with the help of the local people, and geographical difficulties involved in transporting their bodies, said Chief District Officer Uddhav Bahadur Thapa, adding that

by RSS | Sep 09