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Published On: September 5, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

Three Nepali belonging to same family die in road accident in United States

The accident took place along Highway 44 at Missouri on Tuesday afternoon. Gobinda Khanal died on the spot while his daughter Shraddha and his wife Shanta breathed their last while undergoing treatment in a local hospital. 

Agriculture Minister hospitalized after suffering from Dengue

Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital (STIDH) had confirmed that the minister was suffering from Dengue during the preliminary health check-up on Wednesday. Subsequently, he was referred to Grande Hospital for further treatment.

Deuba vents ire against gov't for dissolving Dalit Development Committee 

Addressing the two-day National Conference entitled ‘Role of People’s Representatives in Guaranteeing Rights of Dalits’ that began on Thursday in the capital, President Deuba said that government should be pressurized to materialize the campaign of social transformation with economic and social security in the existing political system.

Former lawmaker Karki sent to jail

A corruption case had been filed against Karki at the Special Court on the charge of taking a bribe of Rs 100,000 from Raj Kumar Rai on August 30, 2010, alluring the latter of the job to the post of the police inspector.  

Nepal, Singapore agree to set up bilateral consultative mechanism

During the meeting, Gyawali and his Singaporean counterpart expressed satisfaction at the excellent bilateral relationship and agreed to further strengthen it, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  They held the view that the exchange of high-level visits will contribute significantly to this end.

UK government gives up trying to stop Brexit delay bill in parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government abandoned attempts in the upper house of parliament to block a law aimed at stopping the country from leaving the European Union without a deal. The move paved the way for Johnson being required to ask the EU for a three-month extension to the Brexit deadline, if he fails to reach a renegotiated transition deal with the bloc by the middle of October.


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