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  Govt Mulls Pvt Mgmt Of Public Schools
       NIRJANA SHARMA  
 
    KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Impressed by the managerial efficiency of private schools with regard to enforcing discipline and providing quality education, the government is planning to introduce public-private partnership concept for management of government schools.

If everything goes as planned, the private sector would be entrusted with managing resources the government allocates to public schools.

 
  4-minute Audio Welcomes Service Seekers At Panchthar DAO
       GIRIRAJ BASKOTA  
 
    PANCHTHAR, Aug 22 : At exactly 9:45 in the morning, a four-minute voice over by Chief District Officer (CDO) Pradeep Raj Kandel blares from a microphone installed at the top corner of Panchthar District Administration Office (DAO) building.

"We welcome you to Panchthar District Administration Office with an open heart and wish to offer you the best of public services like every other day," is the opening line of the paragraph-long voice over just before office hours start.

 
  National Consultation On Beijing +20 Concludes
       SHREEJANA SHRESTHA  
 
    KATHMANDU, August 22: Women have urged the government to bring enough security provisions for preventing and controlling all forms of violence against women and providing social security to the victimized women.

They have also demanded that women be provided with appropriate opportunities for livelihood and the decrees issued by the Supreme Court with regard to identity and rights of women be fully implemented.

 
  Rapti Now Flows Where Tepari Once Stood
       ARJUN OLI  
 
    HOLIYA (BANKE), Aug22 : “It still seems improbable that the Rapti now flows where our houses once stood,” says Prem Lal Bahun, who has been displaced following a massive flood at Tepari village in Holiya VDC-5 of Banke district on August 14.

A tiny, vibrant village of 115 households by the Rapti, Tepari is now a sandy bank dotted by few broken roofs and wooden frames of the houses.

 
  No Right To Walk?
       NIRJANA SHARMA  
 
    Pedestrians find it harder to wend their ways across the capital

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Bhawani Uprety, a woman in her 60s, steps out of Civil Service Hospital at Min Bhawan and stands on the sidewalk overlooking a busy road.

She has to cross the six-lane road, including service roads on either side of the thoroughfare, to reach the other side to catch a bus to Sinamangal.

 
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