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Published On: September 6, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

Teenage girl injured in acid attack in Birgunj

The acid attack victim was referred to Kathmandu for further treatment after she underwent primary treatment at Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital in Birgunj. The local youths who hurled the acid on the teenage girl have been identified as Samsad Miya and Makshed Alam. 

PM Oli returns home from Singapore

The prime minister did not speak to media persons upon his arrival at the TIA. This was the prime minister's second visit to Singapore in less than a month. Oli underwent plasmapheresis treatment at National University Hospital in Singapore for the past two weeks.

Ministers vow to curb human trafficking

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa on Friday said that the government has been making legal and institutional efforts to curb various forms of human trafficking.

Govt to operate fair price shops from September 9

Addressing the meeting, the committee members criticized the government for poor market monitoring. Citing her example of being cheated while purchasing Sari during Teej, a committee member Sujata Pariyar argued that government was unable to make the market monitoring effective. 

Gold price declines by Rs 1400 per tola

According to the Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers’ Association, gold is being traded at Rs 72000 in the domestic market today.

Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe dies in Singapore

Mugabe, who ruled the southern African nation for nearly four decades since independence from Britain in 1980, was forced to resign in November 2017 after an army coup.



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