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Published On: July 17, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

NC announces fresh protest against govt

The main opposition Nepali Congress has announced fresh protest against the KP Sharma Oli-led government. Issuing a press statement by party general secretary Shashanka Koirala on Tuesday, the party has decided to organize a protest rally at all district headquarters on July 31 against the incumbent government accusing it for endorsing policies against public sentiments. The party has urged the local people and party cadres as well members of sister organizations to participate in the protest program against the autocratic activities of the incumbent government.

NA passes condolence motion on demise of ex-lawmaker Alam

Today's meeting of the National Assembly has unanimously passed a condolence motion on the demise of former lawmaker Mohammed Mustaq Alam.  The leader of the Communist Party of Nepal, and former Minister of State died of cardiac arrest in the night of July 13. 

Number of criminal cases soars up in Udayapur: Police

The number of criminal activities has soared up in the last three years in district. According to the data maintained by the District Police Office, the number of criminal activities has climbed to 193 in the Fiscal Year 2074/75 BS. A total of 85 incidents of crimes were recorded last year while its number was put at only 58 in the Fiscal Year 2072/73 BS. The incidents of crimes have risen by four times compared to the Fiscal Year 2072/73, shows the police record.

To treat patients, Tikapur Hospital needs immediate treatment

The Tikapur Hospital is the nearest hospital for residents of two districts to seek health services.  However, the hospital’s condition is bleak, according to a report presented by Ratna Bahadur Khadka, chairperson of Tikapur Hospital Development Committee. According to Khadka, there are 15 major challenges, of which lack of human resources tops the list. It is due to lack of skilled human resources that has barred the hospital to start emergency services. The hospital urgently needs pediatrician, gynecologist, orthopedist and Obstetrician.

Dharan Mayor Tara Subba passes away

Mayor of Dharan Sub Metropolitan City Tara Subba has passed away in the capital on Tuesday. Kidney patient Subba, 52, who was undergoing treatment for kidney ailment at Tokha-based Grande Hospital for the last two weeks, succumbed to the ailment at 1 pm, according to his family sources.

Nowhere to run: Rohingya hunker down as monsoon arrives

The hill on which the young woman’s shelter is being built is so unstable that the earth crumbles under your feet. The threat of landslides is so dire that her neighbors have evacuated. Though living here could spell doom as the monsoon rains fall, she will live here anyway. For Mustawkima, a Rohingya woman who fled Myanmar for the refugee camps of neighboring Bangladesh, there is no other option.




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