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U.S. spy agency abandons controversial surveillance technique

29 August, Washington: The U.S. National Security Agency said on Friday it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign intelligence target in their messages, marking an unexpected triumph for privacy advocates long critical of the practice. The decision to stop the once-secret activity, which involved messages sent to or received from people believed to be living overseas, came despite the insistence of U.S. officials in recent years that it was both lawful and vital to national security. The halt is among the most...

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Dhaulagiri Hospital starts operation of its own pharmacy

29 April, Baglung: The Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital Baglung has started operation of its own dispensary. Hospital Development Committee Chairman, Manjeshbam Malla, inaugurated the newly introduced pharmacy. The Health Ministry had recently taken a decision that the hospitals must operate pharmacies on their own. The pharmacy will supply 562 different types of medicines for now, Hospital’s Chief Physician, Sagar Kumar Rajbhandari shared. “The pharmacy will operate 24 hours a day,” Rajbhandari added. The patients will now receive 10 to 50 per cent discount on medicines purchased. The Hospital has stated that it plans to add more medicine to the pharmacy’s...

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‘Baahubali 2’ releases to a rousing reception in India

29 April, Hyderabad/ Bengaluru: Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? The question that has been vexing millions of Indian cinemagoers for two years was answered on Friday in thousands of theatres across the country that screened the mega opus “Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.” The long-awaited sequel to the 2015 multilingual drama by director S S Rajamouli received a rousing reception with trade analysts predicting its day one collection at Rs 70 to 75 crore nationwide. “The advance booking is crazy; there are corporate bookings of 100-200 seats. There is a repeat value for this film. The opening day collections should...

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आजको राशिफल

बि.स.२०७४ वैशाख १६ गते । शनिबार । ईश्वी सन् २०१७ अप्रिल २९ तारिख । नेपाल सम्बत् १९३७ । साधारण संवत्सर । उत्तरायण । बसन्त ऋतु । श्रीशाके १९३८ । बैशाख शुक्ल पक्ष । तिथि तृतिया १४ घडी १५ पला, बिहान ११ बजेर १० मिनेट उप्रान्त चतुर्थी । नक्षत्र रोहिणि २४ घडी २७ पला, दिउँसो ३ बजेर १५ मिनेट उप्रान्त मृगशिरा । योग शोभन १७ घडी ४० पला, दिउँसो १२ बजेर ३२ मिनेट उप्रान्त अतिगण्ड । करण गर, बिहान ११ बजेर १० मिनेट उप्रान्त वणिज । बेलुका ९ बजेर ५७ मिनेट उप्रान्त भद्रा । आनन्दादिमा श्रीवत्स योग । चन्द्रराशि बृष...

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US to urge UN to increase pressure on NKorea

29 April, United Nations: The U.S. will urge the U.N. Security Council to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program and to lean on China to turn the screws on its wayward ally. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting with allies Japan and South Korea before chairing a ministerial meeting of the U.N.’s top decision-making body. The U.S. wants to tighten the implementation of sanctions and build international resolve to isolate North Korea so Pyongyang eventually disarms. That’s a goal that has eluded U.S. administrations for two decades, and the threat is intensifying....

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