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Casinos' turn to fold

RUDRA PANGENI
KATHMANDU, April 24: After about five decades  of operations, the curtains fell on the gambling and entertainment business this month after the government declared casinos illegal on April 20 for not complying with the law and not paying their dues even after repeated warnings and an extended nine-month deadline.

The government endorsed the Casino Rules 2013 to regulate and bring the gambling business into the ambit of law and administration and operate gaming in a systematic way. But none of 10 casinos applied for new licenses even when the deadline was extended by nine-months. [More]

  Take care of that motorbike!  
  BY THE WEEK BUREAU  
 
Today, Kathmandu has turned into a city of motorbikes. People whiz past you all the time on the way to work, home, school or market. Over the years, motorbikes have become more of a necessity than a fashion icon or a status symbol.

Keeping this in mind, The Week met up with Ritesh Shrestha, a mechanic who works at an automobile garage in Lalitpur to find out how to take care of one’s bikes. He claims that by paying attention to a few essential details, it is possible to keep your motorbike in a top notch condition.

 
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