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Published On: October 5, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad named winners of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize on Friday was awarded to a Congolese doctor and a Yazidi former captive of the Islamic State group for their work to highlight and eliminate the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.

CIAA files graft-case against Rauniyar  
The Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a corruption case against 12 people incluidng Lawmaker Hari Narayan Rauniyar of Federal Socialist Forum Nepal (FSFN) at the Special Court on Thursday.

NCP to hold its secretariat meeting on Sunday
The meeting between Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal held at the former’s official residence in Baluwatar has decided to hold party’s central secretariat meeting on Sunday.

Japan agrees to provide grant of Rs 308 million
The government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Rs 308 millions for the School Sector Development Programme of Nepal for the fiscal year 2018. 

Sponsors EA and Nike say concerned about Ronaldo rape claims

Sportswear maker Nike Inc and video game maker Electronic Arts Inc and said on Thursday they were concerned about rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s best football players.

South Korea jails former president Lee for 15 years on corruption charges

A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak for 15 years for corruption, making him the latest in a string of high-profile political and business leaders ensnared by graft charges.








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