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Published On: October 3, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Govt plans to start new campaign against VAW

The government plans to start a new campaign to end domestic violence,  Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa said. This will succeed previous campaigns the KP Sharma Oli government has initiated over the past couple of months.

Get these four things right to make your EDV 2020 applications valid

The Embassy of the United States has highlighted certain actions that could disqualify applicants from being considered when they apply for EDV 2020. The annual diversity visa program to enter the United States, the EDV 2020 will open at 9:45 pm local time in Nepal from today and close on November 6, 2018 at 10:45.

18 year old arrested with 5 kg of smuggled gold

Police have confiscated five kilograms of illegal gold and arrested one person involved in the smuggling. Security personnel arrested 18-year-old Som Bahadur Tamang during a security check at Tin Piple of Balaju. The gold had made its way into Nepal via Kerung border of Rasuwagadi. The Metropolitan Police Range has initiated an investigation n into the case. With one of the biggest festivals just around the corner, police have beefed up security and check-ins in the Kathmandu valley.

UN orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation. The ruling by the International Court of Justice is legally binding, but it remains to be seen if the administration of President Donald Trump will comply.

ICC World T20: Nepal thrashes Myanmar by 8 wkts

Nepal defeated Myanmar by eights wickets in the World T20 Asia Region Qualifiers B held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Chasing the  30-run target set by Myanmar, Nepal managed to reach the target losing only two wickets with 102 balls to spare.

US global image sinks to all-time low

The global image of the United States around the world has sunk to a historic low, with just a quarter of people saying they have confidence in Donald Trump to do the right thing in world affairs. The annual Pew Research Centre poll of 26,000 respondents found support for the US under Trump falling below that of George W. Bush in 2004, following the invasion of Iraq.

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