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Kattik dance begins

Patan's famous Kattik Nach (Kattik dance) has begun from today. The dance of historic and religious importance is performed every day in the evening beginning today at the Kattik Dabali (public stage) in the Patan Durbar Square for the next 12 days. According to Kattik Dance Management Committee, around 100 individuals will be participating in the traditional

by RSS | Nov 12
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Crimes down in Kathmandu during Tihar

The crime rate in the Kathmandu Valley, according to the Metropolitan Police Office, Kathmandu, was downward this Tihar festival compared to the last one. The Office record showed that cases of burglary, gambling, fraud, kidnapping and suicide were less in comparison to Tihar period last year.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Call for uplifting living standard of Dalits within Muslim community

Chief Minister of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut Gaddi today urged the central government to provide reservation quotas for Dalits within the Muslim community. "Like in most community, the Muslim society has Dalits. And it is the responsibility of the government to help uplift their living condition by providing them reservation," he said at a felicitation programme

by RSS | Nov 12
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Three killed, 34 injured in road mishap

Three persons died on the spot while 34 others were injured in a road accident at Rangamahal Koshitappu Area of Belala municipality-9 in Udapur district this evening. The deceased have been identified as Binita Chaudhary, 19, Indra Chaudhary, 20 and Dipika Chaudhary, 20, of Belaka-2.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Fund collected from Deusi-Bhailo in social service

Women of Tulsipur, Dang handed over relief materials and equipment to Tulsipur-based Elderly Service Committee and Senior Citizen Society on Sunday. They handed the support worth amounting to Rs 30,000 out of Rs 509,840 collected from Deusi-Bhailo cultural programme. Warm clothes were provided to five elderly people taking shelter in the society based in Tulsipur sub-metropolis-12

by RSS | Nov 12
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Two gang raped in Siraha, police searching for accused

Siraha, the Tarai district in province 2 has reported a case of gang rape on a teenage girl and a 20-year-old woman on the night of Bhaitika last Friday. The two of Laxmipur Patari rural municipality-2 were allegedly gang raped by a group of seven individuals at Lahan municipality-22.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Discussions underway for Nepalgunj airport expansion

Locals have initiated efforts for the expansion of Nepalgunj-based Ranjha Airport as a regional international airport. They started holding discussion at local level to endorse the decision for up-gradation of existing airport to the regional and international standards and take permit for embarking on flight service to New Delhi from Nepalgunj .

by RSS | Nov 12
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25 injured in bus accident

At least 25 passengers sustained injuries in a bus accident at Gaindakot municipality-14, Amarapuri of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway at 2.00 this morning. According to Ramesh Thapa, Superintendant of Police (SP) at District Police Office, Nawalparasi-east, the Kathmandu-bound bus (Na 6 Kha 3973) from Dang turned over after losing its control.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Unidentified group vandalizes school

An unidentified group has vandalized Latinath higher secondary school at Marma Rural Municipality-3. The group had arbitrarily cut down the lock of computer class and administration chamber before vandalizing the school building. The incident was supposed to be happened on Friday and the details of the loss were known only when the school resumes

by RSS | Nov 12
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Two held on charge of girls trafficking

Police held two persons for their alleged involvement in trafficking five adolescent girls to India. According to District Police Office Chief Basanta Kunwar, a case related to human trafficking was registered against them on Sunday and investigation into the case was expedited from the Nuwakot District Court.

by RSS | Nov 12
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Bagmati Cleanup mega campaign: Eight metric tonnes of garbage managed

The cleanup campaigns of Kathmandu Valley's rivers and ring road continued even during the festivals. On Saturday, eight metric tonnes of waste materials were collected from the rivers and ring road, and was managed, the clean up campaigners shared. The Bagmati River near Guheshwori Temple was cleaned up on the 287th week of the Bagmati Cleanup Mega

by RSS | Nov 11
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Tusker tramples Rai, next killed in road accident

A person was killed after he was trampled by a wild elephant on Saturday morning in Rapti Municipality, Chitwan. According to the Chitwan Police, local resident Sagar Rai, 23, died on his way for farm work at Gadyuli in the attack of the wild elephant. Meanwhile, Ramesh Babu Tripathi of Rapti Municipality-1 died

by RSS | Nov 11
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Chhath festival to begin on Sunday

The main ritual of the four-day Chhath festival will formally begin on Sunday. It is observed for four days, from Kartik Shukla Chaturthi to Kartik Shukla Saptami as per the lunar calendar. The festival observed worshipping and making offerings to the setting sun mostly in Tarai, lowland region in southern parts of the country.

by RSS | Nov 11
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17 injured in bus accident

A total of 17 persons were injured in a bus accident that occurred in Gorkha Muncipality, Gorkha this evening. The bus (Na 3 Kha 7544) en route to Gorkha district headquarters from Anbukhairani of Tanahun district met with the accident at Sorkhakilo area after falling nearly 30 ft off the road, according to the District Traffic Police Office, Gorkha.

by RSS | Nov 11
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Kathmandu-Janakpur tourist bus service begins

Kathmandu to Janakpur direct tourist bus service has been brought into operation from today. The first of its kind along the route was operated by Deepjyoti Tours and Travel Pvt. Ltd. The bus would reach Janakpaur via Kavre, Sindhuli and Bardibas. The direct tourist bus service is expected to connect the nation’s key religious site and province

by RSS | Nov 11
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Over 15 wounded in jackal attack

A jackal that strayed from nearby forest into the human settlement at Likhu rural municipality of Nuwakot bit over 15 people, leaving them injured. The animal entered the settlement and randomly attacked people at Dhikure Bazar and Chaugadha Bazar and surrounding areas Saturday, according to Area Police Office, Dhikure's Assistant Sub Inspector of Police, Purna Bahadur Lama.

by RSS | Nov 11
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Ninth grader dies after falling off cliff

A ninth grader girl died after falling from a cliff while cutting grass in Achham district on Saturday afternoon. Chetana Chalaune, 16, of Panchadeval Binayak Municipality-4 in the district died after she fell off the cliff named Bhandarkhola Majhbate at around 1:00 in the afternoon, according to the deceased’s father Min Bahadur.

by RSS | Nov 11
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Chief Minister Shahi expresses grief over Dolpa jeep accident

Karnali Province Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi has expressed grief over the accident of a jeep in Dolpa on Monday, leaving 10 people dead. Issuing a condolence message today, Chief Minister Shahi said the accident that took place in the festive time has extremely aggrieved him. Expressing tribute to the deceased, he extended condolence

by RSS | Nov 06
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Person shot dead in Bardiya

An unidentified group shot dead a person in bed at Gobrepuruwa, Badhaiyatal rural municipality-3 in the wee hours today. He is 35-year-old Mohan Khatik. Mohan’s relative Ramsishan Sonkar said that five masked persons took Mohan under control at 1am and shot him in his left chest below the armpit.

by RSS | Nov 05
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11 hurt as bus hits parked truck

At least 11 people were injured when a bus collided with a parked truck this morning at Nau Thumsi of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway. Among the injured, two are said to be in critical condition. The passenger bus (Lu 2 Kha 379) en route

by RSS | Nov 05