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    At least 19 killed, 250 rescued after trains derail in India

    NEW DELHI, Aug 5: Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 19 people, officials said Wednesday. At least 250 people have been rescued.The Kamayani Express was on its way to Mumbai when it derailed late Tuesday night near the town of Harda in Madhya Pradesh state, while the Janata Express was traveling in the opposite direction when it derailed soon after.
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Taxi protest

Taxi drivers stage protest at New Baneshwor against the government decision to introduce new taxis in the capital. (Pratik Rayamajhi/Republica) ...

Student life

Students of Ganga Primary School at Saune gaun, Jaganath in Bajura district studying outside the class. There are nine students, two teaches and one staff in th ...

Parliamentary meeting

Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat speaks at parliamentary finance committee meeting on Kathmandu-Nijgadh fast track in Singhadurbar, Kathmandu. (Dipesh Shres ...

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Students take selfie at a botanical garden in Godavari, Lalitpur. (RSS)  ...

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Budget discussion disrupted after Maoists boycott

Budget discussion disrupted after Maoists boycott

KATHMANDU, Aug 4: Ministry-wise discussion of the budget has been affected after the main opposition UCPN (Maoist) boycotted the parliament meeting for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, venting its ire over the allocation of budget.Though the parliament secretariat planned...

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Constitution makingNearly after two months of the 16-point deal that paved a way for constitution, 35 days after the Constituent Assembly unveiled draft constitution and two weeks after nationwide public feedback collection on the draft, constitution making process seems to have gone back to square one. This is troubling. While the four parties to the deal do not seem serious enough, rift has surfaced between the ruling Nepali Congress and CPN-UML. NC and UML are disputing whether draft constitution should be improved based on public...

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CIB gears up probe into racket 'trafficking' girls to Gulf

CIB gears up probe into racket 'trafficking' girls to Gulf

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police has geared up its investigations into a racket involved in 'trafficking' Nepali girls who were jointly rescued by Indian police and Nepal's embassy in New Delhi two weeks back.Twenty-seven...

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Flawed document

Without check and balance against executive...

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Religious tolerance

Upcoming constitution must have equal respect...

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Fat’s heavy burden

Though being overweight or obese is...

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Infographics: Life’s ladder

A new infographic reveals exactly when...

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