March 23: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

Published On: March 23, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Three killed, 16 injured in Sindhupalchowk bus mishap

Three people were killed while 16 others sustained injuries as a bus met with an accident at Charghare of Sindhupalchowk district on Friday afternoon. The bus, Ba 2 Kha 4325 was en-route to Melamchi from Kathmandu when it skidded off the road and fell some 40 meters down the hill.

Weekend Hangout

Every Friday and Saturday, we look into venues around the city to find a suitable place to hang around with our friends and loved ones. Sometimes, it becomes difficult to decide. Republica Online brings weekend hangouts in Kathmandu that you can hop in to for some good music, a bottle of beer and some mouth-watering food.  

Govt boycotts consultation meeting organized by EU poll observation mission

In a clear manifestation of souring relations between the government and the European Union (EU) in Nepal, government officials including those from the Election Commission (EC) have boycotted a stakeholders meeting organized by the EU Poll Observation mission in Kathmandu on Friday.

Six injured in Lahan bomb explosion

Six people were injured in a bomb blast at the Bikas Traders, gold shop, Lahan, today. The proprietor of the shop Bikas Saradaa said, “The bomb exploded after a rebel disguised as the customer left his bag in the shop.” An explosive charge went off in the crowd of the customers gathered for shopping.

Nepali soccer team leaving for Qatar to play Asian Cup Qualifier

The national football squad is leaving for Doha of Qatar to play the Group 'F' final match under the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier. The All Nepal Football Association bade farewell to the team amidst a programme on Friday. The team will play against Yemen at Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium of Doha on March 27. 

Trump to punish China for tariffs, Investment restrictions

The President of America Donald Trump administration will impose up to $60 billion in trade restrictions on China to counter a concerted program of Chinese economic aggression against the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday.

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