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-The Himalayan Times

In line with recommendations forwarded by Nepal Police Headquarters seeking expulsion of former Superintendent of Police Dilli Raj Bista and Inspector Jagdish Bhatta accused of negligence and mishandling of evidence in investigation into Nirmala Panta’s rape and murder, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday has decided to expel them from police service. MoHA’s decision
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After a gap of almost one month, the Department of Transport Management (DoTM) is set to reopen applications for driving licence across the country from Tuesday. Earlier, DoTM had halted the driving licence process (receiving applications, holding written examinations and driving trials) completely from mid-June to mid-July citing that DoTM offices had to prioritise works
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Written clarification from police officers suspended for alleged negligence in the investigation of rape and murder of Nirmala Panta (13) of Kanchanpur has been submitted to the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police Dilli Raj Bista and Police Inspector Jagdish Bhatta’s clarification was submitted by the Nepal Police Headquarters, according to Ministry
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Nepali Congress (NC) General Secretary Shashank Koirala has said that the party’s 14th General Convention should be held on time. Talking to reporters in Biratnagar on Monday, Koirala said the NC should at least conduct the general convention on time if not earlier. The party’s next general convention is due in March 2020. “There is
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In 2012, Ujjwala Maharjan was working as a features writer for The Week, a weekend supplement of Republica newspaper, when she was assigned to interview Keshav Sthapit, the former Kathmandu mayor who had built a strong reputation for getting things done, barging into alleys and streets with bulldozers. After returning from the interview near the
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 Children from a dozen highly motivated community schools in remote villages of the country today gathered in the capital to prepare to participate in a three-day ‘Teach For All Global Conference’. The global conference will be held among 500 participants of 50 various countries starting from tomorrow.  Unlike the privileged urban children who are lucky
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The reconstruction of historical Rani Pokhari — damaged more than three years ago by the earthquake of April 2015 — is expected to be delayed further. Kathmandu Metropolitan City, the authorised body to undertake Rani Pokhari’s reconstruction, for the second time had called for bidding. But both companies that applied for the contract failed to
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The 38th Nepal Bhasa Sahitya conference began here today. Speaking at the inauguration of the conference, Chairman of Nepal Workers and Peasants Party Narayan Man Bijukchhe said each and every individual should protect their culture and tradition. “New generation must be taught about their native language and literature to make them love their country and
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n a bid to curb road fatalities at the main entry route to Kathmandu, Prithvi Highway, authorities from Department of Roads have set up rubber speed breakers along accident prone areas in the road. The highway which serves as a major entry point to Kathmandu from 67 districts in the country witnesses road-traffic deaths almost
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