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Published On: November 14, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

'Chinese tourist arrival to Nepal up by 48%'

Chinese tourist arrival to Nepal has increased by 48% compared to last year, a visiting Chinese minister said here in the capital on Wednesday. Chinese Culture Minister Luo Shugang, who is on a four-day visit to Nepal, said so during his meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma at the latter's official residence in Baluwatar, the prime minister's secretariat said.

Change in education policy necessary, CPN chair Dahal says

CPN chair and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the existing education policy needed change to achieve the goal of socialism mentioned in the constitution. Addressing a program organized by the Myagdi Multiple Campus in Beni today, he said the problem of educated unemployed has increased in the country due to the centralized and unitary policy adopted in the past. 

Police identify murderers of 13-year-old girl in Udayapur

The police have identified the two murderers of a 13-year-old girl Algina Khadka whose half-naked body was found in a forest near her home four days ago, a senior police official in the district said on Wednesday. Senior Superintendent of Police Chandra Dev Rai told Republica Online that they have arrested the two young men of aged 15 and 17 for their involvement in the killing of the girl. The police have refused to reveal the name of those two arrested saying that the investigation into the incident has yet to be completed.

19 monuments renovated in Swoyambhunath area

The Swoyambhu Management and Protection General Committee has completed the renovation of several 19 heritages in the Swoyambhunath area. A chaitya, Bayupur and Basupur situated in front of the Shanti Pond, a pillar in front of the Swoyambhu Chaitya and the roof of the Basundhara temple were renovated. 

Truth serum? New CIA 'torture program' docs shed light on post-9/11 'Project Medication'


CIA report obtained by the ACLU lays bare the details of the agency's "enhanced interrogation" program, including tactics so disturbing even CIA agents were reluctant to implement them. The ACLU fought in court for two years to obtain the report, which constitutes a history of the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" detention program from 2002 to 2007. It was drawn up in response to the Abu Ghraib scandal to counteract the "distorted picture" taking shape in the media and, according to the agency's lawyers, does not represent a "final official history, or assessment, of the program."

Real Madrid appoint Santiago Solari as permanent manager

Argentinian coach Santiago Solari has been appointed Real Madrid manager on a permanent basis until June 30, 2021. Solari took over on an interim arrangement on October 29 following the sacking of former boss Julen Lopetegui, and promptly transformed the club's form, winning four games in a row to register the best start for a manager in the club's history.

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