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सिरहा सुखीपुर नगरपालिकाका संघीय समाजवादी फोरम नेपालका मेयर उम्मेदवार लक्ष्मण चौधरी शुक्रबार मत माग्दै कृष्णबहादुर यादवको घर पुगे । यादव परिवारले उनलाई हप्काएर पठाए । साँझ घर फर्केका यादवले चौधरी मत माग्न आएको परिवारले जानकारी दिएपछि आक्रोशयुक्त टिप्पणी गरे, ‘उनलाई (चौधरी) कुट्नुपर्ने थियो हप्काएछौं मात्र ।’ यादवले भने, ‘कुनै बेला..

Large Asteroid to Safely Pass Earth on Sept. 1

Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles, (7.0 million kilometers, or about 18 Earth-Moon distances). Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles in size; measurements from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and NEOWISE mission indicate it’s about 2.7 miles (4.4 kilometers) in size. “While many known asteroids have passed by closer to Earth than Florence will on September 1, all of those were estimated to be smaller,” said Paul Chodas, manager of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “Florence is the largest asteroid to pass by our planet this close since the NASA program to detect and track near-Earth asteroids began.” This relatively close encounter provides an..

One-horned rhino rescued unharmed from Indian village

Aug 18, 2017- The rare one-horned rhino which was swept during the recent Tarai flooding to India has been rescued unharmed. The female rhino, estimated two and a half years, was rescued on Thursday and brought home to Chitwan Naitonal Park (CNP) on Friday, Information Official and Assistant Conservation Official, Nurendra Aryal informed. The rhino was swept away by the flood and transported 42 km south at the Nepal-India border. It was found at the Bagaha area of India and rescued with support of information provided by the Indian officials. The rhino was found in midst of a sugarcane field in a village. Meanwhile, CNP has stated that the recent flooding in the rivers has swept away at least five other rhinos. One of the rhinos was spotted heading towards Nepal-India border near the Balmiki Ashram whereas another was spotted in a forest near the Balmiki town along the..

British royals feted on visit to Poland with their children

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception in Poland on Monday where Prince William read out a letter from Queen Elizabeth II praising good bilateral ties, at the start of a two-country goodwill trip intended to underscore Britain’s intention to maintain friendly relations with the European Union after Brexit. From Warsaw’s airport, the royal couple was driven in a motorcade to meet President Andrzej Duda and the first lady at the Presidential Palace for lunch. They visited the palace gardens and after lunch took a short stroll in front of the palace and were greeted by a huge crowd waving British and Polish flags. “I am so happy that I saw this beautiful couple,” said Helena Wozna, 63, who was in the crowd. “Prince William shook my hand. I’m happy I came here.” William and his wife Kate then met with..

Pokhara High Court sends a rapist teacher for 9 yrs in prison

The Pokhara High Court on Monday has struck out Kaski District Court’s verdict and convicted a school teacher for 9 years in prison and Rs 75,000 fine for raping a minor girl. The victim’s family had accused that Laxman Khawas digitally penetrated the girl often in the pretext of teaching her math skills. A division bench of justices Achyut Bista and Balachanda Sharma had announced the verdict today. Earlier, after the incident, Khawas took advantage of the victim’s humble background and tempted them to sign an agreement in return of financial gain not to disclose the case in public. With this consent, the District Court had given a clean chit to Laxman Khawas on the basis of the document signed by them, before the victim’s family had filed an FIR at the Kaski District Police Office. However, the victim’s family have accused the court of ignoring the medical..

MONSOON BECOMING ACTIVE GRADUALLY

The monsoon which entered Nepal via the eastern region a week back is gradually becoming active. However, it would take some more days to have active monsoon across the country, said the Weather Forecasting Division. The central region including the Kathmandu Valley, and the western region are yet to get heavy rainfall. It is only active in the eastern part now. Meteorologist Bibhuti Pokharel said the torrential rain was not occurring in the country due to the westerly wind. The eastern part witnessed heavy rains during the day time Monday and is to continue in the night spreading towards the central region. The latest record at Weather Forecasting Division said Dhankuta got 47 mm rainfall while Biratnagar 43 on Monday. The rainfall was recorded 12 mm in Dhangadhi, while 34 mm in Lumle. The temperature in Kathmandu vacillated between 19 to 29 degree centigrade on..

Teenager held with controlled drugs in Nagdhunga

A teenager has been arrested in possession of controlled pharmaceutical drugs at Nagdhunga, on the western outskirts of Kathmandu on Wednesday. The arrestee  has been identified as Pappu Kumar Raya (16) of Audhe-3, Saptari.   Raya was travelling on a bus ( Na 6 Kha 1642) en route to Kathmandu from Kakadvitta, when police intercepted the bus and recovered the contraband hidden in his bags. Police have recovered 200 ampoules of Nurofen, Diazepam and Phenergan each from the..

Myanmar plane: Debris and bodies found after search

The Burmese army says wreckage has been found after a military plane went missing with 122 people on board. Both debris and bodies were found in the Andaman Sea, the military said in a statement on its Facebook page. The aircraft, a Y-8 transporter made in China, was carrying 14 crew members as well as 106 military personnel and family members, including children. The plane was flying from Myeik to Yangon and the debris was found in the sea off the coastal town of Dawei. Communication with the flight was lost on Wednesday half an hour into the short routine trip. According to the military, search teams on Thursday morning found the bodies of a man, woman and a child as well as a wheel, several life jackets and some luggage. There has so far been no report of a mayday call. Although it is monsoon season in Myanmar, there were no reports of bad weather at that..

Arab countries’ action may hit Nepali migrants

Gulf carriers operating regular flights to and from Kathmandu, with connecting flights to Qatar like Etihad Airways, Emirates, flyDubai, and Air Arabia have announced suspension of flights to Qatar ‘until further notice’. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted that the government had asked Nepali missions in the Gulf region to assess the situation and report to the ministry. While there were no official figures of the number of Nepalis affected due to this decision, Qatar is one of the most preferred labour destinations for Nepali migrants. Over 10,000 Nepalis had received new labour permit to work in Qatar in the month between mid-December 2016 and mid-January 2017, according to the Department of Foreign Employment website. The airlines have been ‘preparing to manage alternatives or refund tickets to the passengers who purchased tickets on or before Monday’, according..

NSU leader killed by small stones, announced a protest staged against

3 bherimalika of various Congress youth leader has been killed Rabindra Shah. An emergency meeting of the Central Committee of the murder of Kathmandu Valley, the country is against the present government has decided to protest. Shah Jajarkot district headquarters hospital has a group of close to five-night siege was killed by small stones. Two hundred meters down the cliff in the group attack was warplanes. Shah, a member of the NSU purvakendriya. The police investigation of the incident to take control of four-five people said they had received information on the NSU Central Chairman Nainshigh maharale information. Handed over a memorandum to the Prime Minister To discuss the incident on Wednesday morning held an emergency meeting of the Central Committee of NSU was. The meeting, including the strike and submit a memorandum to protest the decision. According to the..

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