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  Mobile App For Saving Pregnant Women's Lives
       CHANDNI HAMAL  
 
    CHITWAN, July 31: A local community in a rural village of Chitwan district is testing how a simple mobile application could save the lives of mothers.

In remote parts of Chitwan, mostly inhabited by Chepangs, one of Nepal´s highly marginalized communities, poor and illiterate women still hide themselves in bushes to deliver their babies.

 
  Three 'absconding' Accused Show Up At Court
       RAMESH KUMAR POUDEL  
 
    CHITWAN, July 31: Three of the ´absconding´ accused in the murder of Krishna Adhikari have appeared before the Chitwan District Court on Thursday.

Him Lal Adhikari, Bed Nath Poudel and Kali Prasad Poudel, whose names were included in the charge-sheet filed by the police at the court, had long been ´absconding´. On Thursday, all of them appeared in the court to plead not guilty. They have subsequently been released on bail. While Him Lal has deposited Rs 27,000, Bed Nath and Kali Prasad have deposited Rs 20,000 each as bail amount.

 
  14th Shamarpa Cremated In Kathmandu
       SANTOSH GHIMIRE  
 
    17th Karmapa lit funeral pyre

KATHMANDU, July 31:
"I paid homage to my late guru this morning. He was such a fascinating and incredible personality that I cannot describe to you right now," Andrey Toloshnyy from Ukraine recalls his late guru Shamar Rinpoche.

As soon as he came to know about Rinpoche´s last rites taking place in Nepal, he couldn´t stop himself and decided to come here. "I became his disciple in 1990. First, I was very much impressed by his preachings, and second, my mother was also a devotee of the Rinpoche," Toloshnyy said. He became a disciple of Rinpoche although Christianity is the dominant religion in Ukraine.

 
  Indian Assistance For Schools
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 31: The Indian embassy in Kathmandu on Thursday signed MoU to help build two school buildings -- one in Kathmandu and the other in Kachanpur.

 
  NA Man Held For Raping Teenage Girl
       Myrepublica  
 
    BHAIRAHAWA, July 31: Bishwo Raj Khanal, a Nepal Army personnel, has been arrested on the charge of raping a 19-year-old girl in the district.

Police arrested Khanal hailing from Hansapur, Kaski and currently deployed in Butwal after the girl lodged complaint with the police for rape.

 
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