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Published On: June 3, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

14 students injured after teacher thrashes students with cane in Rolpa

Fourteen students were seriously injured in a primary school in Rolpa district after their teacher thrashed them with a cane, police said. The incident occurred at Bhanu Primary School in Runtigadhi rural municipality-8 when teacher Laxmi Pun thrashed her students mercilessly with a cane for not entering the class on time, according to locals. The incident has come to the light only two weeks after the students were referred to Dang as treatment was impossible at the local health facility.

NCP leader terms US Ambassador's social media interaction 'undiplomatic'

Lawmaker of the ruling Nepal Communist Party Bhim Rawal has objected the United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s public interaction on social media. Rawal, who is also the former home minister and defense minister, said that the US ambassador's public interaction on social media is against the international diplomatic norms and values prescribed by the Vienna Convention.

Vacancy announcements for province 2 government in accordance with existing laws, says PSC chairman

Chairman of the Public Service Commission(PSC) Umesh Prasad Mainali has said that the recent vacancy announcements for the province 2 government were not against the existing laws. Speaking at the Parliamentary State Affairs Committee on Monday, PSC Chairman Mainali said that the vacancy announcements made by the commission were in line with the Constitution. The PSC had announced vacancies for over 9,000 posts as demanded by the province 2 government. 

MoHA refutes attempt of capture in Solukhumbu police station

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has dismissed report of an attempt to capture police station in Solukhumbu. It had been reported that the group of 25-30 cadres of the Chand-led outfit tried to capture the police station at Mahakulung rural municipality-03, Chheska on Sunday night. He added that the area was lacking the sufficient number of the police force for which the ministry decided to mobilize the additional force.

Nominees for People’s Choice Award announced

Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) has announced the nominees for People’s Choice Awards for the Pulsar Sports Award 2019. The announcement was made at an event held in Kathmandu on Sunday. Cricket’s Sandeep Lamichhane, badminton’s Prince Dahal, football’s Sabitra Bhandari, volleyball’s Reshma Bhandari, and bodybuilding’s Mahesh Maharjan were nominated for the most coveted sports award in the country.

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, 5 reported killed

Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Protest organizers said at least five people were killed. The military’s move came after a weeks-long standoff with protesters seeking a speedy transition to civilian rule following the April ouster of long-time strongman Omar al-Bashir.


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