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Published On: October 22, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica


Nepali woman jumps off an apartment naked to save herself from being gang-raped in India

A 23-year-old Nepali woman jumped naked from the third floor of an apartment in Muhana in Jaipur to save herself from being gang-raped by two men, according to Indian media reports by the Times of India and NDTV. The woman is undergoing treatment at Jaipuria Hospital and police have arrested two people, Lokesh Saini, 19 and Kamal Saini, 24 late Saturday night following the woman's complaint, ACP Jaipur South KK Awasthi was quoted by NDTV.

Chopper hits another chopper in Lukla

An Air Dynasty helicopter collided with another helicopter belonging to Mountain Airlines while landing at Tenzing Hilary Airport of Lukla. The en route chopper swayed due to wind speed and hit the tail of another helicopter while landing at 11:30 AM.

Minor rapes three year old in Bhimdutta municipality

A 12 year old boy from Bhimdatta municipality 12, Kanchanpur has been accused of raping a three year old neighbor on Sunday evening. According to Police Spokesperson DSP Krishna Raj Ojha, the boy had allegedly raped the child after luring her aside from her house. The victim has been taken to the hospital for necessary treatment, DSP Ojha added further.

Apples worth millions of rupees rotten due to lack of cartons

Apples worth millions of rupees have been rotten due to lack of carton boxes in the district. Earlier the farmers used to get carton boxes for subsidized prices from the District Agriculture Development Office. Farmers especially those living far from the district headquarters could not get cartons to pack up their apples as a result of which they had to use rotten apples as fodders for their cattle.

Russia fires back at Trump's plan to pull U.S. out of nuclear arms treaty

Russia is firing back at President Trump's new threat to pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. One Russian official warns – breaking the pact would be "a very dangerous step." As worries about a new arms race between the U.S. and Russia intensify, the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty requiring the two countries to eliminate certain missiles could be ending.

 

Saudi Arabia calls Khashoggi killing 'grave mistake,' says prince not aware

Saudi Arabia called the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate a “huge and grave mistake,” but sought to shield its powerful crown prince from the widening crisis, saying Mohammed bin Salman had not been aware.


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