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Two killed in separate incidents

Gulmi: Jeet Bahadur Nepali of Musikot municipality-1 died in a fire-related incident. The 51-year-old was caught by the fire broke out at his cowshed while attempting to douse it, the District Police Office, Gulmi confirmed. In the incident happened on Monday, he was severely injured and taken to Palpa for …

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Tremor in Lamjung

Lamjung, Jan 13 (RSS): The National Seismological Centre (NSC) at the Department of Mines and Geology today recorded a 3.4-magnitude earthquake in Lamjung district Sunday. The tremor was recorded at 4:01 pm with its epicenter at Simpani in the northern belt of the district. Earlier on last January 11, earthquake …

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Case against the ex-DG of DoTM Shrestha

Kathmandu: The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of corruption against former Director General of Department of Transport Management, Chandraman Shrestha, at the Special Court. Shrestha is now joint-secretary at the Ministry of Forest and Environment. According to CIAA, Shrestha was found amassing property …

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Fire incident from heater in KTM Valley Kathmandu: One another incident of fire has taken place in Kathmandu Valley Tuesday. The incident took place at the house of Mukunda Raj Prakash Ghimire of Tokha municipality-11. The fire started after the electric heater went off. Property worth Rs 200,000 was gutted …

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22 injured in a bus accident

Kawaswoti: At least 22 passengers injured when a bus met with an accident at Madhyabindu Municiplaity-11, Bahunekuna in Nawalpur along the East-West Highway last night. One among the injured is said to be in critical condition. The accident took place when the commuter bus (Na 5 Kha 4696) bound to …

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Man admits to killing wife

Parasi: The husband of Kamala Chaudhary of Bardghat municipality-2 in west Nawalparasi has admitted that he had murdered her. The 21-year-old Kamala had been missing since December 19 and her body was found in the jungle on January 1. District Police Office’s Superintendent of Police Rajendra Prasad Bhatta said the …

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Unauthorized pesticide users to face fine up to Rs 150 thousand

Kathmandu: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Chakrapani Khanal has insisted on checking the unauthorized use of and smuggling of pesticides. He said so while presenting the ‘Management of Pesticides Bill, 2075’ in the meeting of the House of Representatives Thursday. Minister Khanal said that the bill has been introduced …

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Motorcyclist killed in an accident, one found dead Kathmandu: A motorcyclist was killed here in an accident. The deceased have been identified as Gibhsan Adhikari, 24, of Naikap. Adhikari who was seriously injured after a truck (Na 3 Kha 241) hit his motorcycle at Chandragiri municipality-15 on Tuesday evening breathed …

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Public holiday on Maghi

Rupandehi: The government of Province-5 has announced two-day public holiday on the occasion of Maghi (maghe sankranti), the first day of Magh month according to Nepali calendar. The Cabinet meeting of the provincial government today took the decision to this effect. With the decision, there would be public holiday on …

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Snowfall affects life in Dolakha

Charikot: The high regions of Dolkha have received the first snowfall of the year. The tourist spot Kalinchowk, Kuribazaar, Kharidhunga, Jiribazaar, Sailungdanda, Chyordung and other parts have experienced heavy snowfall. As a result, the increasing cold has affected daily life in the region. The affected also include the earthquake survivors …

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