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Leader Nepal seeks relief, shelter for disaster-hit

19 August, Kathmandu: CPN (UML) leader and former Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has called on the government to ensure relief for the people affected by the recent natural disasters that hit different parts of the country and shelter for those rendered homeless. Talking to media persons Saturday briefly at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) upon arrival from a week-long visit to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea, leader Nepal expressed sorrow over the losses of lives and properties in the floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains in different parts of the country. He insisted on...

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गाडी दुर्घटनामा लोहनी घाइते

३ भदौ, काठमाडौं । एकीकृत राष्ट्रिय प्रजातन्त्र पार्टी (राष्ट्रवादी) का अध्यक्ष डा प्रकाशचन्द्र लोहनी दुर्घटनामा परी आज घाइते भएका छन । नयाँ बानेश्वरस्थित पार्टी निकट राष्ट्रवादी विद्यार्थी संघको कार्यालय उद्घाटन गर्न जानेक्रममा उनको सवारी साधनलाई चावहिलमा भाडाको ट्रकले पछाडिबाट ठक्कर दिएको पार्टीका प्रचार विभाग सदस्य सुन्दर पाण्डेले जानकारी दिए । अध्यक्ष लोहनीको घुँडामा चोट लागेका कारण धुम्रबाराहीस्थित निवासमा आराम गरेका छन । प्रहरीले उनी सवार कारलाई ठक्कर दिने ट्रक नियन्त्रणमा लिई चालकलाई पक्राउ गरेको जनाएको छ...

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संशोधनमा एमालेलाई विश्वासमा लिने प्रयत्न भइरहेको छ : मन्त्री बस्नेत

३ भदौ, रुपन्देही । सूचना तथा सञ्चार मन्त्री मोहनबहादुर बस्नेतले संविधान संशोधनको मुद्दामा प्रमुख प्रतिपक्षि दल नेकपा (एमाले)लाई पनि विश्वासमा लिएर अगाडि बढ्ने प्रयत्न भइरहेको बताएका छन । बुटवलमा सञ्चालित बुद्ध सामुदायिक टेलिभिजनको दशौं वार्षिकोत्सव समारोहलाई आज बुटवलमा सम्बोधन गर्दै सूचना तथा सञ्चार मन्त्री बस्नेतले संविधान संशोधनको विरोध गरिरहेको एमालेलाई मुलुकको राष्ट्रिय आवश्यकताका बारेमा विश्वस्त गराउन सरकार लागिपरेको बताए । उनले मधेशी मोर्चा नआएपनि प्रदेश नं २ मा आगामी असोज २ गते हुने चुनाव नरोकिने बताए । मन्त्री बस्नेतले तेस्रो चरणमा हुन लागेको स्थानीय तहको निर्वाचन तथा प्रदेश र केन्द्रको चुनाव सम्पन्न भएपछि राजनीतिक मुद्दा सकिने र मुलुक आर्थिक...

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Chief minister of Bihar state joins India’s ruling alliance

19 August, New Delhi: Chief Minister of the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Nitish Kumar, on Saturday joined the country’s ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA). The decision to join Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA was taken this morning at the national executive meeting of Kumar’s regional Janata Dal (United) party that governs Bihar, a spokesperson said. The move came nearly a week after BJP chief Amit Shah had invited Bihar’s Chief Minister, who is also the head of Janata Dal (United), to join the NDA in the wake of the two parties’ recent alliance...

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Knife attacker in Russian city wounds 8, shot by police

19 August, Moscow: A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The male attacker “carried out attacks on passers-by, causing stab wounds to eight” while “moving along central streets of the city” at around 11:20 am local time (0620 GMT) said Russia’s Investigative Committee, which probes major crimes. It said that armed police then arrived and used their weapons on the attacker and “liquidated” him. The incident took place in a city some 2,100 kilometres (1,330 miles) northeast of Moscow in the oil-rich...

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