Aug 26: 6 things to know by 6 PM

Published On: August 26, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Sher Bahadur Deuba questions govt's intention in Kanchanpur incident

Chairperson of Nepali Congress, Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged all leaders to rise above politics to save daughters and girls in the country.  Addressing the federal parliament today, Deuba, former prime minister, questioned the motive of the government's delay to initiate an investigation in the Kanchanpur incident. He also accused the government of trying to save the culprit by framing an innocent.

Drivers' carelessness behind 90% of road accidents

Most of the road accidents have occurred due to drivers' carelessness in the Kathmandu Valley. According to the information shared by the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, in more than 90 percent road accidents, drivers' carelessness was blamed. In the last fiscal year (2074/75), the Division recorded a total of 6,381 accidents. Among these, drivers were culpable for 5,961 accidents. 

Rautahat boat capsize: 2 dead, 21 rescued, 3 missing

Two of the five missing have been found dead on Sunday after a boat capsized in the swollen Lalbakaiya River in Rautahat on Saturday evening. Searching operation of those missing has been intensified with the help of security personnel and locals, informed local administration. The boat capsized at around 7:30 pm on Saturday.

Dispute over Susta resurfaced

Efforts made by the Indian side to expand road in the disputed territory of Susta has led to a dispute. The dispute has resurfaced with the Nepali side stopped the Indian side from expanding the road in the area. It may be noted that the two sides had agreed in 2064 B.S. to not carry out any work, including building roads or vegetation in the disputed land in Susta. 

War hero and presidential candidate John McCain dies at 81

Sen. John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81.

Patient Fabinho adapting to 'intense' Premier League

New Liverpool signing Fabinho is eager to make his Premier League debut but the Brazilian midfielder is aware that he must first adapt to the Merseyside club’s robust playing style under manager Juergen Klopp. Fabinho was an unused substitute in Liverpool’s 4-0 home win over West Ham United in their league opener, before the 24-year-old was left out of the squad for the 2-0 win at Crystal Palace and Saturday’s 1-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion.






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