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Published On: October 27, 2018 06:00 PM NPT

Kathmandu Royals defeats Dhangadi Blues by 17 runs 

Kathmandu Royals have won the match against Dhangadi Blues by 17 runs on the ongoing Pokhara Premier League (PPL-2018) at Pokhara Cricket Stadium on Saturday. After winning the toss, Kathmandu Royals elected to bat first and scored 180 runs in 20 overs losing three wickets.

PM misses NCP tea-party, doc prescribes to take rest

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli could not attend the tea party organized by his own party Nepal Communist Party on Saturday. PM and party chairperson Oli missed the event following health issue. According to the source at Baluwatar, the medical team attending Oli prescribed him to take rest.

NC president Deuba calls for booking Nirmala Panta’s killers

Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has called for bringing to book the culprits responsible for the rape and then murder of Nirmala Panta. Addressing the greetings exchange and tea reception organized at the party office in Sanepa, Lalitpur today on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the establishment of Nepal Tarun Dal, he said those responsible for the heinous crime should not be acquitted merely by removing two police officers. 

Two children die from unidentified disease

Two children have died due to an unidentified disease at Kanchanrup municipality of Saptari district. The victims are six-year-old Krishna Jung Katuwal of Kanchanrup municipality-7 and 13-year-old Krishna Sada of Kanchanrupmunicipality-5, a local Raj Kumar Paswan said. 

Man falls into sewage, dies

A man died after falling into sewage drain near the main entrance to the Tribhuvan University Balkhu. The Metropolitan Police Circle, Kirtipur confirmed the death of Shyam Shrestha of Chagal of Kathmandu Metropolis-15 in the incident happened this morning. 

Sri Lanka’s president suspends parliament, deepening crisis

Sri Lanka’s president suspended parliament on Saturday even as the prime minister he fired the previous day claimed he has majority support, adding to a growing political crisis in the island nation. Chaminda Gamage, a spokesman for the parliamentary speaker, confirmed that President Maithripala Sirisena had suspended parliament until Nov. 16.

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