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Published On: September 28, 2018 06:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Violence against women in a month: 170

A total of 170 cases of violence against women occurred in the country in a month. The report unveiled by the Women Rehabilitation Center (WOREC) shows that in a period from August 17 to September 16 this year, 48 women were raped, 35 subjected to physical assaults and 18 faced other sorts of violence and discrimination including the deprivations like denial of food and shelter. 

PM Oli talks about global terrorism, climate change and foreign policy in UN General Assembly

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York. PM Oli stressed Nepal's support on control of global terrorism, climate change issues, Nepal's foreign policy, and informed the current government's status.  PM Oli said Nepal government embraces the UN's effort to remove global terrorism. He further said, the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government with the majority of two-third is trying with effort to maintain law and order in the nation.

We won’t allow to cut down trees until DPR prepared: CM Raut

Chief Minister of Province 2 Lal Babu Raut has stated that his government will not allow to cut down trees for the construction of Nijgadh International Airport until the Detailed Project Report (DPR) is prepared.

Meeting of Nepal-China Energy Mechanism begins

The meeting of the Nepal-China Energy Mechanism has started here from today to pursue bilateral partnership and cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector in an effective manner. Secretary at the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Anup Kumar Upadhyaya is leading the Nepali side in the talks while the Chinese side is lead by Deputy General Manager of International Economic Department, Hi Yang. 

Everybody survives plane’s crash-landing in Pacific lagoon

All 47 passengers and crew survived a plane’s crash landing in a Pacific lagoon Friday morning, wading through waist-deep water to the emergency exits and escaping on local boats that came to the rescue in the Micronesia archipelago. Seven people were taken to a hospital, according to officials, including one described as being in critical but stable condition. Passenger Bill Jaynes said the Air Niugini plane came in very low as it was attempting to land at the Chuuk Island airport.

Watford's Kabasele has red card rescinded

Watford defender Christian Kabasele will be available for the Premier League encounter against Arsenal at the weekend after the English Football Association rescinded the red card he received on Wednesday. The 27-year-old was sent off for denying a clear goal-scoring opportunity in a League Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur but the FA said on Friday that Watford’s appeal against his dismissal had been upheld.


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