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Published On: June 28, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

Sadist and alleged syringe attacker Karki made public

Nepal Police on Friday has made public Santosh Karki who was arrested on Thursday on the charge of syringe attack. According to Spokesperson at Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range Hobindra Bogati,  Karki asserted that he used a pointed thin piece of wood to prick the skin of women in the beginning.

NC President Deuba warns of toppling government

The main opposition party Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba warned the government against their continuous attack on democracy. He stated that his party would overthrow the government if it continuously attacked the country's democracy.

‘Self-proclaimed goddess’ arrested on charge torturing a young girl to exorcise evil spirit

Police on Friday morning has arrested the ‘self-proclaimed goddess’ Bishnu Kunwar from Balaju on the charge of torturing a young girl in the name of exorcising evil spirit from her. The incident has come to the fore after a video that shows Bishnu Kunwar torturing a young girl at Bhadrakali temple located in front of the Singhadurbar went viral on social media.

Sajha Yatayat sells 500 smart travel cards

Sajha Yatayat, a cooperative public transportation organisation, has sold 500 smart travel cards so far since it introduced the smart card payment system on March 14 on its buses plying within and outside the Kathmandu Valley. The service has been bearing fruit as many passengers are getting attracted to it, said Mahendra Raj Pandey, manager for the Sajha Yatayat.

Remaining parts of collapsed Italian bridge are demolished

A spectacular planned explosion on Friday knocked down the remaining spans and supporting pillars of the Italian bridge that collapsed last year with the loss of 43 lives. The blast in Genoa at 9:37 a.m. triggered a huge cloud of grayish dust as the pillars and roadbed leaned inward, then crumbled like a sandcastle.

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay

Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in Porto Alegre ended scoreless. Gabriel got the winning kick for Brazil after Gustavo Gomez and Derlis Gonzalez missed for the visitors. Roberto Firmino pulled his spot kick wide for the hosts.

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