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Nepali Women Still Going To Iraq Despite Govt Ban Four Turned Back From TIA
KAMAL PARIYAR
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Though the government has banned Iraq as a labor destination for Nepalis and requested all those working there illegally to return, the trend of going to the strife-torn Gulf country seems unabated.

The authorities on Monday turned back four women, who were on their way to Iraq, from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA). They were carying work visas. Acting out of suspecion over the travel documents possessed by the women, police did some investigating and established that the four did not even know they were headed for Iraq.
MoHA Plans Separate Entity To Oversee Natural Disaster-related Issues
SANTOSH GHIMIRE
KATHMANDU Oct 23: Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is planning to establish National Natural Disasters Management Centre (NNDMC) to oversee all issues and activities related to natural disasters.

Officials at the MoHA informed that the NNDMC will be dealing with natural disasters such as landslides, floods, inundation, wildfire, snowstorms, avalanche and cold wave, among others. The centre will remain as a separate entity headed by special-class government officers under the ministry. It will work in close coordination with the home ministry and prime minister´s office during natural disasters.
Big 3 Parties To Meet Again On Oct 26-27
REPUBLICA
Gokarna meeting fails to yield result

KATHMANDU, Oct 23 :
Major three political parties -- Nepali Congress (NC), CPN-UML and the UCPN (Maoist) -- have decided to sit again for next round of talks to forge consensus on various thorny issues of the new statute on October 26-27 as their first attempt failed to bear fruit.

Leaders involved in the residential talks held at Gokarna Forest Resort on Tuesday and Wednesday, however, claimed that they have come much closer on the issues through informal discussions held among the top leaders.
NHRC Officials Meet Ganga Maya
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Newly appointed officials of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) made an inquiry into the health condition of Ganga Maya Adhikari, who was on hunger strike for 360 days demanding action against those involved in the murder of her son Krishna Prasad until she ended it on Saturday.

NHRC Chairman Anup Raj Sharma as well as members Prakash Wasti, Sudeep Pathak and Gobinda Sharma Paudyal had reached Bir Hospital on Wednesday to inquire about her health condition.
NHRC Urges Hunumandhoka Police To Shift Elsewhere
REPUBLICA
KATHMANDU, Oct 22 : National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) made a surprise inspection of custody at Metropolitan Police Range Office, Hunumandhoka and urged concerned authorities to shift the custody elsewhere.

 The NHRC team, including members Prakash Wasti, Gobinda Sharma Paudyal and other staffers, visited the police office on Tuesday and inspected infrastructure of the custody rooms, barracks and canteen.
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