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Published On: May 13, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Veteran culture expert Joshi's 100th birthday marked

Lalitpur Metropolitan City organized a cultural rally to mark the 100th birthday of veteran culture expert Satyamohan Joshi. Hundreds of local people joined the cultural rally that started from Mangal Bazar and converged into an assembly on the premises of Lalitpur Metropolitan City.  The culture expert is celebrating his 100th birthday today.

Police arrest five for possessing banned Indian currency notes from Thamel

Police arrested five persons for possessing banned Indian currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination amounting to 1600000 Indian rupees. The police have handed over the five arrested to Department of Revenue Investigation for further investigation. The authorities have launched an investigation into the matter.

Low pressure system in west prompts cloudy weather

The weather has become cloudy throughout the country due to the effect of the low pressure system in the west and there is a possibility of rain accompanied by thunder in some places.The Meteorological Forecasting Division stated that there is a likelihood of gusty wind in few places of the central region and in the eastern Tarai. The cloudy condition has developed with the flow of the clouds from the west as a result of this weather system, causing scattered rainfall.

Eight hurt in lightning

Eight people were injured in a bolt of lightning coupled with hailstorm on Sunday evening in Khotang. All the injured are undergoing treatment at the District Police Office, Khotang. They were rescued Sunday evening itself and brought to the hospital. Of them, condition of Khem Kumari is critical and she is going through breathing difficulties. 

Hughton sacked as Brighton manager

Chris Hughton was sacked as manager of Brighton and Hove Albion after four-and-a-half years at the helm on Monday. Hughton led Brighton into the top flight in 2017, ending a 34-year absence, and they have just survived their second season despite failing to win any of their last nine games. 

Pakistan reaches agreement with IMF for 6 bln USD package over 3 years

The Pakistani government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have reached an agreement on a bailout package for Pakistan. A press release from IMF Mission Chief for Pakistan Ernesto Ramirez Rigo also confirmed the announcement by the Pakistani side as saying that Pakistan's economic policies could be supported by a 39-month Extended Fund Arrangement (EFF) for about 6 billion U.S. dollars. 



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