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Published On: January 6, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Influenza claims nine including five children in Jajarkot

Nine people including five children have died due to cough and viral influenza in a week in Jajarkot district.

Chill to continue for some days: Meteorologist​

The Kathmandu Valley is to see a further decline in the temperature. As the minimum temperature is going down, colder days are ahead, said a weather forecaster. For three days, the minimum temperature is standing at one-degree centigrade. Today’s minimum temperature is recorded 1.6-degree centigrade. 

NAC to increase domestic air routes

The National flag carrier Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) is to add (new) destinations toward the domestic flight services. With the decision to expand the domestic air routes, it has geared up for the management of required aircraft and human resources including pilots. 

Myagdi folks working hand in hand for conservation of red panda

As recent a few years back, the sighting of an animal with attractive body and shy nature in a jungle of Gurja of Haulagiri rural municipality used to incite locals for its instant hunting. The Gurja folks used to kill the animal spotted in the jungle in search of food. Now the locals have come up for its conservation, according to Gurja-1 ward chair Jhak Prasad Chhantyal. 

East Coast set for wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps

Brutally cold conditions are expected to envelop the East Coast most of this weekend, prompting wind chill warnings from Virginia to Vermont.

North Korea says likely to join Olympics in South

North Korea's IOC representative on Saturday said his country is likely to compete in figure skating in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, according to Japanese media reports.


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