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Two unidentified persons shoot dead man in Sunsari

A group of two unidentified persons today shot dead a man at Harinagar Rural Municipality in Sunsari. The deceased has been identified as local resident Maulana Khursid Ansari, 56. Two persons on a motorcycle with the Indian number plate from a neighbouring Indian town shot at Ansari in the head and chest and fled the scene shortly, said the police.

by RSS | Today, 05:00 PM
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Jailbird dies in prison

A jailbird died in Jaleswor prison of Mahottari district last night. The deceased has been identified as Ramnaresh Sharma, 40, of Gaushala municipality-12, Laxminiya, shared prison in-charge Shovendra Thalkur. He has been living a caged life in the prison since August 2017. Sharma was rushed to Jaleswor-based Shanti Community Hospital for treatment when he complained of

by RSS | Today, 01:37 PM
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Obstructed Beni-Kavrebhir road opens after a week

Traffic operation has resumed on the road along the Beni-Jomsom road section at Raghuganga rural municipality-3, Rahughat in Myagdi after a week of its disruption. The Beni-Jomsom-Korala road project took the initiative to clear the decks and resume the operation of road. The road stretch remained obstructed after the Raghuganga River on September 12 had swept

by RSS | Today, 01:24 PM
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Identities of Nepali victims of alcohol poisoning in Malaysia ascertained

The identities of six Nepali migrant workers who died of alcohol poisoning in Malaysia have been ascertained. They are Mim Bahadur Ghale of Baseri-3, Dhading; Ram Kumar Yadav of Masina-6, Rupandehi; Bishal Budhathoki of Amargadhi-5, Dadeldhura; Sanjay Uraw of Pashimkusaha-9, Sunsari; Bal Bahadur Kulung of Siddhithumka-9, Ilam and Aaita Sing Gole (whose address has not been ascertained)

by RSS | Sep 19
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Korean Company selected for DPR for Fast-Track

A South Korean Consultancy Company has been selected to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Kathmandu-Terai Madhesh Fast-Track project, a mega project of national pride and strategic importance. The Nepal Army (NA) had earlier assigned an Indian company named IL and FS but it did not agree with the cost of the report prepared

by RSS | Sep 19
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Four held on looting charge

The Mahottari police Tuesday arrested four people on the charge of their involvement in the looting. The arrested are Kumar Lama, 17, of Chandrapur municipality- 8, Rautahat; Bibek Shrestha, 18, and Suresh Mahato, 16, of Gaushala municipality-11, Mahottari and Rambharos Kumar Yadav, 30, of Sonma rural municipality, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Khagendra Bahadur Khadka said.

by RSS | Sep 19
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Land donated to Health Post in Nuwakot

Two Good Samaritans at Gosyang in Tarkeshwor Rural Municipality in Nuwakot district have donated a piece of their land to a local health post. Dal Bahadur Lama and Lalitman Lama each have donated two ropanis land amounting to Rs 2 million in total for the construction of a new building of Gosyang Health Post.

by RSS | Sep 19
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Demand to roll back petro price hike

Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs has demanded rollback of the decision to hike petro product price. Issuing a press release on Tuesday evening, Federation Chairperson Yogendranath Karmacharya called for the government to withdraw price hike in view of festive season. "We have opened prior ticket booking from September 21 to make easier for the passengers

by RSS | Sep 19
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Butwal launches perspective development plan

Butwal Sub-Metropolitan city has launched its 15-year perspective development plan, preparing the base for municipal prosperity. The perspective plan also includes five-year periodic plan. At a press conference held at Butwal sub-metropolitan city on Tuesday, feedback were collected from expert group, thematic expert sub-groups, direction committee and advisory committee along with ward people on the perspective plan

by RSS | Sep 19
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Viral fever grips entire village

Viral fever has gripped entire Hardi village of Gaindakot Municipality-3 in eastern Nawalparasi. A team of municipal health section while undertaking health check-ups found large section of local people suffering from viral fever. In course of blood tests, as many as 78 were found under the grip of viral fever, said municipal health section

by RSS | Sep 19
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Death toll from spurious liquor consumption reaches six in Malaysia

The death toll of Nepali migrant workers after the consumption of toxic liquor has reached six in Malaysia till this morning. Another 17 were seriously sickened following the consumption of the spurious hooch in Selangor State of the Malaysia. According to chargé d'affaires of Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia Kumarraj Kharel, the seriously ill are being treated

by RSS | Sep 19
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Ghising selected for 'Personality of the Year' Award

The Image Channel Nepal has decided to honour Kulman Ghising, the managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), with the 'Personality of The Year' award. Ghising was chosen for the award to be given by a private television channel in recognition of his contribution to the country's energy sector and significant reduction in the power outage.

by RSS | Sep 18
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Three proposed for NAMS vice-chancellor post

Three people have been recommended for appointment to the post of vice chancellor of National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS). As stated by the selection committee member and acting secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population, Sushilnath Pyakurel, Dr DN Shah, Dr Dhundi Poudel and Dr Ajit Rayamajhi have been nominated for the post and one

by RSS | Sep 18
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Comedy actor Shrestha undergoes first successful Parkinson's surgery

Senior comedy actor Madan Krishna Shrestha has successfully undergone first surgery of Parkinson's disease. In a press statement issued by Annapurna Neuro Hospital's Chair, Basanta Panta, here today, it is mentioned that a team of doctors had performed Deep Brain Stimulation surgery in Globus Pallidus part of the brain, the right side of brain.

by RSS | Sep 18
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Prominent democratic fighter Ganeshman Singh remembered

A programme was held here this morning to pay tribute to the late Ganeshman Singh, who is revered as the supreme commander of 1990's democratic movement in Nepal, on the occasion of his 21st memorial day. The Ganeshman Singh Foundation organised the event, marking the death anniversary of the veteran democratic fighter known as an 'iron man'

by RSS | Sep 18
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Two foreigners killed in road accident

Two Australian citizens died in a road accident that took place at Ghurmi of Udayapur on Monday. They were travelling for Solukhumbu from Kathmandu when the incident took place. They have been identified as Husek Rudolph,75,and his wife Husek Aan Sirial,75, according to Sub-inspector at the Police Post in Ghurmi Bindeswar Rawat.

by RSS | Sep 18
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36 Nepalis scale Mount Fuji

Thirty-six Nepalis living in Japan have successfully scaled the highest mountain of Japan, Mount Fuji, on Sunday A Nepali lawyer working in Japan, Balram Shrestha, told Rastriya Samachar Samiti that the Nepalis climbed the 3,776-meters Mount Fuji at the same time. The programme was organised with an objective of further strengthening the relation between Nepal and Japan.

by RSS | Sep 18
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Flood survivors receive relief support

People's representatives here have donated their remuneration as relief support to the flood survivors of Marsyangdi rural municipality. The rural municipality executive committee meeting on Monday decided that the people's representatives would donate their 15-day allowance to the flood survivors. The amount will be deposited in the disaster management fund to be distributed to the flood survivors

by RSS | Sep 18
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Scooter rider dies in accident

A girl has died in a road accident that took place in Gaidakot along the east-west highway last night. Anisha Ranamagar,26, of Gunjanagar-4, Chitwan died when the scooter (Na. 41 Pa. 2675) she was riding collided with another scooter (Na. 18 Pa. 1246) coming from the opposite direction. Seriously injured, Ranamagar died during treatment at the new medical college

by RSS | Sep 18
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Mustang apples rotting in godowns

Transportation of apples has become a problem with the obstruction in the Beni-Jomsom roadway. The Beni-Jomsom roadway remains obstructed since the past week with landslides, inundation and floods in several locations of the 76-kilometer road. As a result, the apples already harvested and packed have started rotting in the godowns, apple farmer Hari Thakali of Tukuche

by RSS | Sep 18