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February 23, 2018 18:00 pm

Your daily dose of important missed news of the day.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23 : The US President Donald J. Trump has congratulated KP Sharma Oli on his election as the Prime Minister of Nepal.

SIRAHA, Feb 23: A woman injured in an attack by her son two days ago succumbed on Thursday night in Siraha, the police said.

KAPILVASTU, Feb 23: The latest archaeological excavation carried out under the aegis of the Department of Archaeology has discovered that Kapilvastu has the highest number of archaeological sites in the country. It has identified 136 archaeological sites in the district.

KHOTANG, Feb 22: There was a time when the number of girl students was exceptionally low in community schools of Khotang district, especially in the rural areas.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Japanese ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract in Kathmandu on Thursday to help reconstruct the Sarswati Peace School in Arughat Rural Municipality, Gorkha.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Special Court slapped a seven-year jail term on former chief executive officer of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Subash Niraula on Thursday, for embezzlement at the country's tourism promotional body through the submission of fake bills.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The government has largely failed to protect migrant workers from unlawful and criminal conducts by dishonest recruitment agencies and agents despite the sizeable contribution of remittances in the economy, according to a recently published report of a human rights watchdog.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has shown Nepal making a little progress in curbing corruption in 2017.

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: The Ministry of Education (MoE) is seeking an alternative to the district education offices once they cease to exist from April 11 in the new federal setup.