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Published On: August 24, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Preservation of public property becoming daunting challenge: DPM Pokharel

Acting Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwar Pokharel on Saturday said that the preservation of the public properties has become a daunting challenge in the present context. 

Minister Bhattarai stresses on healthy competition for development

Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Kumar Bhattarai, has said the strengthening of federalism and republic depended on the success of incumbent government.

Shortage of dengue test kit hampers intervention efforts

The shortage of dengue test kits here has hindered the medical interventions against the disease. According to the District Health Office, Chitwan, it has received 350 kits lately, and only 50 are in stock. Hospitals in the district could not be provided with a required quantity of kits.

13th national day against human trafficking

The Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens has appealed all to organise various programs for a week marking the 13th national day against human trafficking and transportation.

Thousands march in Hong Kong as police in black masks look on
Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in a gritty industrial district of the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday, with some police wearing new black masks looking on, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention helped fuel tension.

Sayed breaks national record
Sayed Hamza Shah set a new record in swimming breaking the record created by Aanand Lepcha twenty years ago. According to Nepal Swimming Organization, Sayed set an unprecedented national record in 100m Butterfly heats with the timing of one minute and 1.22 shattering the record of one minute 3.43 seconds by Aanand Lepcha during Fourth South Asian Games, Pakistan in 1989.

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