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Police's special publicity drive to make Holi festivel decent

Nepal Police has launched a special publicity campaign to sensitize the people on making the Holi, the festival of colours, civilized and an occasion to exchange best wishes among one another. Metropolitan Police Range Kathmandu's spokesperson Hobindra Bogati said the special campaign is run in the Kathmandu valley through every police unit in collaboration with the community since the last

by RSS | Mar 19
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8,000 street lamps to be installed in KMC

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will set up over 8,000 street lights in major road sections in the metropolis. The light installation will start from next month and is expected to be complete in five months, said KMC's spokesperson Ishwor Man Dangol. The lights will be set up along Kalanki-Airport, Tripureshwor-Chakrapath and Thapathali-Kamalpokhari.

by RSS | Mar 19
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'Cosmetic celebration wanes Holi significance'

The traditional importance of and attraction to Holi celebration is waning with the rise in cosmetic cultural practices in rural areas lately. It is often shared indigenous celebration of the festival of colour has almost disappeared in villages. Colleagues used to gather at homes and sing indigenous songs but the peculiar cultural practice is almost not in existence. 

by RSS | Mar 19
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Minister bats for Nepal-China cooperation on tea production, research

Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal has proposed cooperation for production of tea, its research and technology, and socio-economic inter-connection between Nepal and China. Addressing the Third Annual International Tea Conference at Yibin City of Sichuan Province in China on Monday, Minister Khanal said that Nepal is yet to do a lot to develop and promote tea culture

by RSS | Mar 19
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Three killed in separate incidents

Three persons have lost their lives in separate incidents in Chitwan last night. Pillion rider Kumar Adhikari, 34, of Khaireni municipality-13, died in a motorbike accident in Bharatpur at 1.00 am today, confirmed the District Police Office, Chitwan. 

by RSS | Mar 19
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Bird flu checkpoints in Kavrepalanchowk

Kavre-based Veterinary Hospital and Livestock Service Centre has decided to keep checkpoints in three different areas after bird flu was confirmed in federal capital Kathmandu and other adjoining districts. In order to prevent outbreak of bird flu epidemic in the district, the Centre decided to place bird flu epidemic checkpoints at Mangaltar, Sanga and Nala areas, informed Centre

by RSS | Mar 19
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English medium classes in community school attracts students

A community school in Pokhara continues to attract students in a significant number in the past three years when the ‘declining’ quality of education in community schools is the concern of the state, stakeholders concerned as well as parents. But there are also few community schools which are providing

by RSS | Mar 18
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4.1 magnitude aftershock of Gorkha earthquake jolts Kathmandu

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on Richter scale rattled Kathmandu at 9.1 am on Monday. According to the National Seismological Centre, the commotion was an aftershock of the Gorkha Earthquake that struck different parts of the country on 25 April 2015. 

by RSS | Mar 18
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Alcohol banned around Hospital in Okhaldhunga

The sale and distribution of alcohol has been banned in the surrounding areas of Okhaldhunga Community Hospital. The area around 500 meter of the Hospital was declared as alcohol free for the past few years at the initiative of Lalupate Club and District Police Office. The board and banners reading liquor banned zone can been seen here.

by RSS | Mar 17
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Financial aid to ailing journo Subedi

Financial assistance collected at the initiative of Federation of Nepali Journalists, South Korea, for the treatment of ailing journalist Arjun Subedi has been handed over. At a programme organsied at the FNJ central office, Rs 105,113 was handed over to journalist Subedi suffering from liver and bile duct illness.

by RSS | Mar 17
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Forest fire continue to rage in Udayapur

Fire is reportedly taking place in various community forests in the Chure jungle in Triyuga municipality of Udayapur. Fire continues to rage the Triveni community forest and the Mothai community forest since the past few days. A team including representatives from the forest users committee has been mobilized from the district forest office to contain the forest fire.

by RSS | Mar 17
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Question papers along with Sanitary Pad

The girl students appearing this year's Secondary Education Examinations or SEE in Myagdi will receive sanitary pads as well, while they get the question papers for the examinations. The SEE begins from coming March 24. The Social Development Ministry of Gandaki province is to distribute sanitary pads to the girl students.

by RSS | Mar 17
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42 local level yet to get direct bank services

Bank services are yet to reach a total of 42 local levels of the country. According to the latest economic details made public by Nepal Rastra Bank, branches of commercial banks have opened in 711 of the 753 local level units the country. The government plans to reach banking services to all the local levels within this fiscal year.

by RSS | Mar 17
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Woman suffering from excessive bleeding rescued

A woman who was at risk of losing her life after she suffered excessive bleeding was rescued from a remote village in the district. A Nepal Army helicopter rescued her from Nepka village in ward no. 5 of Changkheli rural municipality. Reuli Tamang had a miscarriage on March 12 and since then she was suffering from continuous bleeding.

by RSS | Mar 17
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Over 34,000 vehicles face action for violating 'no horn' rule

The total 34,037 vehicles have faced action for defying the 'no horn' rule in the Kathmandu Valley since the rule is in force. On April 14, 2017, the government declared the valley a 'no horn zone' keeping in view noise pollution affecting the health of the people. "The number of vehicles violating the rule has increased.

by RSS | Mar 15
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Embassy rescues 23 stranded Nepalis in Malaysia

The Nepali Embassy in Malaysia has rescued 23 Nepali nationals from various places in Malaysia and sent them home. The workers stranded in various places were rescued and sent back to Nepal, the embassy said. The embassy even had managed the air fare to them. 

by RSS | Mar 14
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Bus carrying members of wedding party torched

Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led Communist Party of Nepal has torched a bus carrying people attending a marriage ceremony at Rajipur jungle of Kailali district this morning in course of its Nepal banda. Superintendent of Police at the District Police Office, Kailali, Aabhushan Timsina,

by RSS | Mar 14
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Data collection in Budhigandaki inundation area begins

Data collection has begun in and around potential inundation area of the Budhigandaki Hydropower Project which is to be constructed as a national pride project. The project's Resettlement and Rehabilitation Unit has initiated gathering data related to house, sheds, physical structures, fruit plants and other trees situated in inundation-affected areas in Gorkha and Dhading districts from Wednesday.

by RSS | Mar 14
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Inmates facing psychiatric problems

It came to revelation that most of the inmates languishing in prisons across the country have come across psychiatric problems in one or another forms. Lagankhel-based mental hospital sources said number of jailbirds coming to the hospital for treatment from Nakhkhu Prison has seen a growing trend.

by RSS | Mar 14
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Banda affects normal life in Pokhara

Normal life has been affected in Pokhara due to Nepal banda general shutdown called by Netra Bikram Chand 'Biplav'-led Communist Party of Nepal today. Public transport has been disrupted and teaching learning activities affected from early this morning due to the strike. 

by RSS | Mar 14