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Published On: February 9, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Nepal seeks two additional seaports with India for third country trade

Nepal has proposed India to allow two more ports to do business with third countries, senior government officials said on Saturday. During the meeting, it was agreed that Nepal will soon propose the draft of the revised trade treaty to the Indian government.

Snow covers hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley

Hill stations around the Kathmandu Valley including Chandragiri, Fulchowki, and Shivapuri have witnessed heavy snowfalls on Saturday morning. The Valley has witnessed a dip in minimum temperature following the rainfall since Wednesday night.

India illegal alcohol toll mounts to 39

The death toll from drinking cheap spurious alcohol in several villages in northern India has risen, with at least 39 people dead and another 27 fallen sick.

Palpa Butwal road section shut intermittently for geological survey

The three-kilometer Palpa Butwal road section along the Siddhartha Highway is to remain sporadically closed for the next four days beginning from today for a geological survey. 

Rs 160 million distributed to Bajura former bonded farm laborers

One hundred sixty million rupees has been distributed to the erstwhile farm bonded laborers in Bajura district. The Haliya Rehabilitation and District Land Revenue Office distributed the amount to the 1,633 erstwhile bonded farm laborers known as Haliyas. The amount was received for the freed-Haliya rehabilitation program.

Beckham to be honored with statue in LA

Former England captain David Beckham will become the first Major League Soccer player honored with a statue, which will be unveiled outside LA Galaxy’s stadium prior to their season opener on March 2.



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