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Published On: December 1, 2017 06:00 PM NPT

Alliance of two communist parties triggers ripple internationally: Chair Dahal

CPN-Maoist Centre chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the alliance of the two communist parties in the nation has created a big ripple nationally and internationally. “This is an unusual thing that has happened,” he said. 

HIV AIDS infection reduced by 40%: UNAIDS

One remarkable success is that new HIV infections in Nepal have reduced by 40% compared to 2010. There were 2,200 new infections in 2010 and less than 1,000 new HIV infections in 2016. Still, around 1,700 people died of AIDS-related causes in 2016.

Online registration of VAW incidents to begin from Dec 11

All types of incidents of Violence Against Women (VAW) can be registered online from December 11, 2017. Secretary at the National Women Commission, Tulsiram Sedhain shared this in the National Women Conference organized in the capital today by the Asmita Women's Publication Group, Action Aid International Nepal, and the National Women Rights Forum. 

Two Indian nationals arrested with explosives

Police have today arrested two Indian nationals along with explosive substances from a bus coming towards Kathmandu from Kakadbhitta. 

Everton name Allardyce as manager
Everton has named former England boss Sam Allardyce as their manager on an 18-month contract, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Allardyce replaces Dutchman Ronald Koeman, who was sacked last month after the Merseyside club dropped into the relegation zone.

 Japan’s Emperor Akihito to abdicate on April 30, 2019

Japan’s much-admired Emperor Akihito is set to abdicate on April 30, 2019, at age 85 in the first such departure from the Chrysanthemum Throne in about 200 years, the government said Friday.


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