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Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 11, wounds 20
QUETTA, Pakistan, June 23: A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials said. A breakaway Taliban faction later claimed responsibility for the attack.
18 polling stations highly-sensitive, 40 sensitive in Palpa
RAMPUR (Palpa), June 23: As many as 18 polling stations in the district have been listed as highly-sensitive that might witness violence and other anti-election activities during the second phase of the local level elections taking place on June 28, the local administration said.
ANNFSU begins special election campaign in Tarai
KATHMANDU, June 23: The student union close to the main opposition CPN (UML) - All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) - has launched a special election campaign in Tarai districts.
Talk is not cheap
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Ghost hunting in Dhanusha
Ghost hunting in Dhanusha

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All good things start with an idea. Manish Shrestha and Kreeti Shakya, both of whom are in their 30s now,...
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She entered the court for the first time when she was seven. This young dreamer knew exactly what she wanted...
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Over the past few years, we have all come to know and love Dayahang Rai. Whether it be as Gofle...
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Cheryl Cole pays tribute to Liam Payne on first Father’s Day
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Cheryl Cole took to Instagram on Sunday to wish a happy first Father’s Day to her beau Liam Payne. ...
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Despite all the she-said, she-said in the Taylor Swift/Katy Perry feud, Ed Sheeran said in a recent interview that he thinks the back-and-forth is overblown.
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Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers
Katy Perry makes Twitter history with 100 million followers

WASHINGTON, June 17: Pop superstar Katy Perry has made history by becoming the first user to garner 100 million followers on Twitter, the social media platform...
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China's Great Wall repaired with simple tools, bricks of old
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BEIJING, June 17: At one of the most treacherous and least restored stretches of China's Great Wall, a line of pack mules halted upon emerging from...
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Our pro-Madhesi credentials will be proven by poll results in Province 2
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Going into the second round of local election, the protesting Rastriya Janata Party Nepal has been trying to portray CPN-UML as...

Bharatpur UML candidate Gyawali demands resuming vote count
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CHITWAN, May 31: Faced with imminent defeat, representatives of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) on Sunday midnight tore off ballot papers...

Impact of my work will be seen in a month: Mayor-elect Shakya
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Nepali diaspora honors ambassador Rana

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Thousands protest killings of GJP cadres in Darjeeling

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Darjeeling locals on warpath after Bengali is made a compulsory subject

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NRN Norway elects Thapa as new chief
NRN Norway elects Thapa as new chief

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Change of Guard and OBOR
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Government change is a normal practice in a parliamentary system. Recently Britain and France have...

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For those hoping that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi would more perceptibly shift towards the...

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Recently I had an opportunity to be present at a program in Israel where seasoned...

Gender bias in Nepali education consultancies
Gender bias in Nepali education consultancies

I still remember my initial days when my husband and daughter used to discourage me....

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