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Root’s problem: How to stop Smith in the Ashes

After leading England on a failed attempt to regain the Ashes, Joe Root has a familiar headache ahead of the fifth and final test: How to stop Australia’s star batter Steve Smith scoring buckets of runs? The England captain may also be wondering what else is on Smith’s bucket list ...

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Typhoon blows across Tokyo area, killing 1, halting travel

A typhoon blew across the Tokyo metropolitan area Monday morning, killing one person and causing dozens of injuries, while disrupting rush-hour travel and knocking out power. Several railway and subway operators suspended services and flights were cancelled at Tokyo airports as Typhoon Faxai passed over Chiba, a northern suburb of ...

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Sugarcane farming saves settlement land in Kanchanpur

 They say ‘nature’ has its own way of fixing things. This became true for the people of Sita Basti, a village located in ward 9 of Punarwas Municipality, Kanchanpur district. People, who were landless, had resettled in the area under a rehabilitation programme brought into operation in 1971 AD in the ...

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Airstrikes on Iran-backed groups in Syria kill 18: Activists

Unknown warplanes targeted overnight an arms depot and posts of Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border, killing at least 18 fighters, Syrian opposition activists said Monday. The strikes come amid rising tensions in the Middle East and the crisis between Iran and the US in the wake ...

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MPs wonder why govt is letting dengue spread

Lawmakers today lambasted the government for not being serious about preventing the spread of dengue and demanded a concrete action plan to prevent the disease from spreading. They also demanded that the Parliament be briefed about the disease prevention programmes. Lawmaker Pushpa Bhusal of Nepali Congress sought attention of Speaker ...

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Nepal to be declared fully literate in two years, says PM

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today said the government was determined to declare the country fully literate within two years. PM also said education system of the country should focus on knowledge and skill development among students, according to a press statement released to mark the 40th National Education Day ...

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India locates lander lost on final approach to moon

The lander module from India’s moon mission was located on the lunar surface on Sunday, one day after it lost contact with the space station, and efforts are underway to try to establish contact with it, the head of the nation’s space agency said. The Press Trust of India news ...

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‘It: Chapter Two’ floats to No. 1 with $91 million

 Leave it to Pennywise to deliver a much-needed jolt to the domestic box office. Warner Bros and New Line’s “It: Chapter Two” arrived with $91 million, a promising start to fall after a lackluster summer moviegoing season. While those ticket sales are behind the jaw-dropping $123 million launch of its ...

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Apex court paves way for NOC elections

The Supreme Court today paved way for the elective general assembly of Nepal Olympic Committee. The division bench of justices Tej Bahadur KC and Manoj Kumar Sharma vacated the Supreme Court’s interim order to stop the elections after the SC-reinstated NOC executive committee member Kamal Bahadur Chitrakar filed writ petition ...

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No revision in transport fare before Dashain

Though transport entrepreneurs had made a hike in public transportation fare a major condition before announcing the booking of bus tickets for Dashain, the government has clarified that transportation fare will not be reviewed before the festive season. Gogan Bahadur Hamal, director general at Department of Transport Management (DoTM), said ...

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