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  BP Museum Finds Rare Gems At Koirala Niwas
       AJIT TIWARI  
 
    BIRATNAGAR, July 24: A man, flanked by a few Nepali Congress (NC) cadres, entered into Koirala Niwas in Biratnagar early Thursday morning.

After exchanging pleasantries with NC leader Shekhar Koirala, the man, completely clad in white clothes, entered into a room on the ground floor of the two-storied house. He started rummaging through old and partially worn-out books.

 
  Banke Locals Seek End To Annual Flooding Woes
       ARJUN OLI  
 
    NEPALGUNJ, July 25: Locals of Laxmanpur VDC in Banke, who are affected by annual flooding in the Rapti River, have demanded a lasting solution to their woes.

They have complained that a dam constructed by India on the border in Banke district inundates nearly half a dozen villages including Holiya, Bethani, Fatepur, Matehiya, Gangapur and Bankatti annually after India constructed the dam on the border.

 
  WWF Radio-collars Same Snow Leopard
       OM ASTHA RAI  
 
    KATHMANDU, July 24: All money, time and efforts spent in the radio-collaring of a snow leopard late last year in Nepal´s eastern mountain have almost gone to waste, with a technical team deployed by the government and its development partners ´mistakenly´ fitting a satellite-based tracking device on the same elusive cat.

In November last year, a team of technicians from the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Reserve (DNPWC), the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC) had ensnared a snow leopard in Kanchanjunga Conservation Area (KCA). The trapped leopard was fitted with a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) collar and released in Khambache of Kanchanjunga area.

 
  43 Double Driving-license Holders Under Probe
       REPUBLICA  
 
    Motorists using data bank loopholes

KATHMANDU, July 24: Metropolitan police have intensified investigations against 43 drink-driving offenders who hold double licenses in order to avoid drink-driving charges.

According to Metropolitan Police Traffic Division, Kathmandu, seizures of double licenses have exposed a rapidly increasing trend in the past few months of seeking double licenses to avoid drink-driving charges. Division chief DIG Keshav Adhikari said motorists have been found seeking licenses from two separate outlets inside and outside the Valley, taking advantage of loopholes in the data bank on driving licenses.

 
  China Rail To Reach Nepal In 6 Yrs
       PURNA BASNET  
 
    HONG KONG, July 24: A website of the Chinese government states that the continuing expansion of the Chinese railway from Sigaste of Tibet would link Nepal, India and Bhutan by 2020.

The update posted Tuesday on gov.cn after 14th track test of the Lhasa-Sigaste railway line says 253 km of railway line has already been completed.

 
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