Nov 28: 6 things to know by 6 PM

Published On: November 28, 2017 05:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

6 things to know by 6 PM

Bomb explodes near school at Lalitpur

A bomb, targeting the Left Alliance gathering, exploded near Namuna Machindra Secondary School, Lalitpur on Tuesday afternoon. However, no one is reported to be injured. The explosion has damaged the windowpane of the school. Police have reached the incident and have started an investigation. 

Powerful IED deactivated in Saptari, two arrested

A bomb disposal squad from the Nepalese Army (NA) successfully deactivated a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) found near the border security office of the Armed Police Force (APF) at Ranjitpur along the Rajbiraj-Kunauli road section this morning. 

Six police personnel suspended for dereliction of duty

District Police Office, Taplejung, suspended six police personnel including Assistant Sub-Inspector accusing of negligence in security during the election. 

Information Commissions of Nepal and Bangladesh agree for mutual cooperation

The National Information Commission (NIC) of Nepal and the Information Commission of Bangladesh have signed an agreement for mutual cooperation. Both commissions will review high level works every year in the field of the right to information.

Nepal finishes third

Nepal women’s cricket team ended its ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Qualifying Series Asia Region journey with a win over Hong Kong by 36 runs in the third-place playoff on Monday. Nepal failed to advance into the qualifying tournament to be held in Netherlands in June next year as it failed to be one of the top two teams.

Ivanka Trump’s India visit raises questions about her brand

Ivanka Trump is making a significant solo outing by headlining a business conference in India, but her trip highlights questions about whether her message of empowering poor women matches her actions.  “Women entrepreneurs help drive innovation and job creation, as well as address the world’s greatest and most critical challenges,” Modi tweeted.

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