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Published On: November 4, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Padma Ratna Tuladhar no more

Tuladhar, born in 1940 AD, breathed his last at Norvic Hospital, Thapathali. On Friday, he was admitted to Annapurna Neuro Hospital. He was later referred to Norvic Hospital. According to family sources, Tuladhar died from the brain hemorrhage. Tuladhar had worked as a mediator to bring the then revolting Maoists into the peace process.    

Gangster's wife arrested for alleged involvement in Sarad Gauchan's murder

Police have arrested Maya Sherchan, wife of gangster Samir Man Singh Basnet for her alleged involvement in the murder of Sharad Gauchan, President of Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal. Sherchan was arrested from Swayambhu. Maya has been accused of providing weapons to Amar Bahadur Thapa and Lopsang Sherpa.

Tourism Minister misses World Tourism Fair to promote Nepal

Rabindra Adhikari, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation will not be attending the World Tourism Fair in London after his visa was canceled due to negligence from VFS Office in Kathmandu. 

CNP lacks male elephants for breeding

The Chitwan National Park (CNP) lacks a male elephant for breeding thus forcing dependence on wild elephants for the purpose. Two wild elephants named Rolando and Dhurbe are currently available in the CNP for mating. Rolando is available in the eastern area, while Dhurbe in the western area. Rolando has been impregnating female elephants in the breeding centre at Khorsor for the past 10 years.

Chitwan Rhinos to play against home team in the finals

Chitwan Rhinos have gained a spot in the finals of the Pokhara Premier League (PPL-2018), The team defeated Kathmandu Royals by 6 wickets to book their spot in the finals.  Chasing the target of only 95 runs, Chitwan Rhinos managed to meet the target at 18.2 over with a loss of 4 wickets. SK Patel, H Shah, and Aarif Sheikh scored 38,26and 20 runs respectively while securing easy victory against Kathmandu Royals.

Asia Bibi pleads for UK asylum after blasphemy conviction overturned

The husband of a Christian Pakistani woman who spent eight years on death row after being accused of blasphemy has asked Theresa May to grant them asylum in Britain. Asia Bibi has faced calls for her life amid widespread protest after she was acquitted of an allegation of insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad.



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