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Third Day Of Tihar: Laxmi Puja Being Marked Today
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: On the third day of Yamapanchak, Laxmi, the Goddess of wealth, is being worshipped with jubilation throughout the country in the evening in accordance with time honored tradition.

Laxmi Puja or worship to the goddess of wealth is being celebrated in every household today to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the five-day Tihar festival.
Govt To Control Use Of TIA VIP Lounge
KATHMANDU, Oct 23:Concerned over possible security lapses at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), the country´s only international airport, due to the entry of large number of people in the VIP lounge, the government has decided to strictly control the use of the VIP lounge.

A high-level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Leela Mani Paudyal made a decision on Tuesday to regulate the TIA´s VIP lounge, which is being hugely misused.
Migrant Workers Deprived Of Justice
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Stakeholders have said that lack of adequate knowledge about legal procedures has deprived migrant workers of justice both in their homeland and destination countries.

“There is a correlation between family income and destination countries. Migrants in countries like USA, UK, Australia and Canada face relatively low violence compared to those working in Gulf countries,” said Ganesh Gurung, founder president of Nepal Institute of Development Studies (NIDS).
Liberia Returnees In Isolation Miss Tihar Festival
KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Dipendra Kunwar, an Armed Police Force (APF) officer, is not receiving bhaitika from his sisters this Tihar festival.

Not that he is away from home. He is not mourning someone´s death either. But, although Kunwar is not very far away from his home, he feels miles apart from his family.
Route Permit Applications To Be Reviewed By Task Force
DHANGADHI, Oct 23 : Plying vehicles without receiving route permits from concerning authorities has surfaced as a major problem in many of the road accidents in different parts of the country lately. However, in the wake of local transport entrepreneurs openly flouting government rules, a three-member task force has been formed in Kailali district to carry out a study on the status of route permit applications and the situation of the roads.

As of now, local transport entrepreneurs have been plying vehicles along all the routes even if they have not received route permits from the authorities.
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