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Published On: December 23, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

Deliberation on joint political report at NCP meet concludes

The ongoing standing committee meeting of the ruling Nepal Communist Party has concluded a deliberation on the joint political report presented by party chairs KP Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

Property worth Rs 30 m destroyed as diesel tanker catches fire

Property worth over Rs 30 million was reduced to ashes after a diesel-filled tanker parked near Saurya Cement Industry caught fire in Katari municipality-8 on Saturday night.

4.7-magnitude tremor felt in Kathmandu

An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded on early Sunday morning. The tremor was recorded at 5:06 am with its epicenter at Selang, few kilometers north-east of the district headquarters Chautara in Sindhupalchowk, according to the Department of Mines and Geology, Seismological center, Lainchaur.

Woman expelled from the family after 'failing' to give birth to a son

A woman was reportedly expelled from home in Jumla for not bearing a son. Jhanmaya Rokaya of Ludki of Kanakasundari rural municipality-6 who is just in her mid-20s is the mother of three daughters and has so far been pregnant for the sixth time with one stillbirth.

'Volcano' tsunami death toll climbs to 168 in Indonesia

A tsunami following a volcanic eruption killed at least 168 people when it slammed without warning into popular beaches around Indonesia's Sunda Strait on Saturday night, cutting a swathe of destruction and triggering mass panic as it swept inland.

'A' division league: APF beats Tribhuvan Army

The departmental soccer team Armed Police Force (APF) played 2-1 with Tribhuvan Army Club (TAC) to win the match played today under the ongoing Martyrs' Memorial 'A' division league.  The match was held in the ANFA Complex of Satdobato, Lalitpur. The APF was goalless till the first half of the match and at the 56th minute of the match, Aashish Lama hit the goalpost, taking his team to a lead. It was again Lama who scored the second goal at the 85th minute. 



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