Sept 1: 6 things to know by 6 PM

Published On: September 1, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal


Three rapes have been reported in two districts, Rolpa and Udayapur today. A six-year child has been raped by a 15-year-old boy in Rolpa. The boy, whose identity was not revealed by the police, had threatened the child “not to tell it to anyone” after raping the minor 12 days ago, police said. Likewise, in Udayapur, police have arrested two people in separate incidents, one of which is a teacher for their alleged involvements in raping two girls.  

High-level committee to be formed investigate into the killing of eight-month-old baby

The provincial government has formed a high-level committee to investigate into the killing of an eight-month-old baby girl at Aurahi of Mahottari. The province's minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Gyanendra Yadav has promised a fair investigation into the incident and stern action against guilty. The infant, Sonali Chaudhary is believed to have been raped before her murder.   

Narcotic drug users increasing in Banke district

The number of narcotics drug users and those involved in its trafficking is found increasing in Banke district over the last few years. The District Police Office, Banke stated that the sheer number of people arrested in connection with drug trafficking and abuse, the number of related cases registered in court and the volume of such drugs confiscated by police vindicated to this trend. 

TIA operates service for 22 hours daily

Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) has come into operation for 22 hours a day from today as it extends its opening hour by an hour. The working hours have been set from 5:00 am to 3:00 am of the next day. Earlier, the government had run the TIA for 21 hours daily from 5:00 am to 3:00 am from May 21. 

 Nicaragua expels UN team after critical report 

The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expelling a United Nations human rights team two days after the body published a report blaming it for the violent repression of opposition protests. Guillermo Fernandez Maldonado, chief of the U.N.’s human rights mission in Nicaragua, said in a news conference Friday that he and his team would leave the country Saturday.

Nepal defeats Malaysia by 19 runs

Nepal defeated Malaysia by 19 runs in its third match in the Asian Cup Qualifiers game. The game was reduced to 30 overs for each side due to rain. In its alotted over, Nepal had scored 188 runs at the loss of seven wickets. Dipendra Singh Airee (54) and Arif Sheikh (64) scored the highest runs to guide Nepal to a bigger total. Remaining batsmen had faltered and scored below 20 runs.




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