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Families of Nepali workers who lost their life in abroad now get compensation

Family members and close relatives of expatriate Nepali workers who lost their lives working abroad can now get compensation provided by the federal government from their respective local governments. According to Rajan Prasad Shrestha, executive director at the Foreign Employment Board, Government’s decision is effective from Wednesday, this new scheme, beneficiaries ...

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Hindu Greatest festival Dashain begins with Ghatasthapana

 Dashain, the greatest and longest festival of Nepali Hindus, will officially begin  with Ghatasthapana which also marks the beginning of Navaratri. Ghatasthapana is the first day of Dashain. It is the beginning of Dashain Festival in Nepal. To be translated as Ghat=pot, and sthapana=establish in Sanskrit, its actual meaning illustrates thereby. ...

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DOTM allowed to public vechicles to run any route during dashain

The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) has opened all land routes for all public vehicles across the country from Sunday in a bid to ease commute during the Dashain festival. Intended to facilitate people’s movement during Dashain, the provision will be in place till the festival ends, as per Gogan ...

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Government Hire New Technical Team To Re-test The Sample of Nirmala DNA

The Ministry of Home Affairs has formed a new technical team to study the DNA sample collected from the vaginal swab of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur district, who was raped and murdered on July 26 last year. The new technical team is led by DNA expert Jeevan Rijal, former ...

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More then 1300 rape cases filed within a first seven month of fiscal year

According to National Human Rights commission more than 1300 rape cases filed in seven months. A report made public by the National Human Rights Commission revealed that a total of 1,313 rape cases were filed in the first seven months of fiscal 2018-19 from July 17 to February 15. The report ...

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Pre- Booking of Bus Tickets for Dashain opens

Advance bus ticket booking for the festive season opened for passengers going out of the Valley. The transportation companies opened the booking of bus tickets for long-route destinations from 22 september on the initiative of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM). According to the Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs ...

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DDA preparing to grant special permission to import medicines used in critical care

The Department of Drug Administration is preparing to grant special permission to import medicines used in critical care, as most health facilities across the country are facing an acute shortage of those life-saving drugs. “We are collecting a list of medicines used in critical care,” Santosh KC, spokesperson of the ...

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Constitution Day being marked today

The government is holding a function to mark the fourth anniversary of the Constitution promulgated by an elected body after six decades of political struggle. ‘Constitution Day and National Day-2076’ is being observed throughout the country by organising various programmes today. On the occasion, a special event is being held ...

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Kathmandu declared ODF Zone without any proper preparation

Kathmandu was declared open defecation free (ODF) zone on Tuesday. Kathmandu was one of the 11 districts which were bracing to become an ODF zone. But when the authorities were making the declaration by organising a posh programme at the City Hall, the pedestrians crossing the overhead bridges nearby were ...

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Bus Tickets Booking for Dashain Started From September 22

The meeting between the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), transport entrepreneurs and traffic police  decided to open the booking of bus tickets for Dashain from September 22. Though transport entrepreneurs had been seeking a hike in public transportation fare prior to opening the booking of bus tickets for the festive season, DoTM ...

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