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Three die of cold in Rautahat RAUTAHAT: Three persons died due to freezing cold in Sangrampur VDC of Rautahat district on Friday night. The deceased have been identified as Ramnath Paswan ( ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-20 4:54 PM] 

Fringe parties call for voting to endorse statute KATHMANDU: Representatives of fringe political parties have demanded that the Constituent Assembly (CA) begin a voting process to promulgate the new constitutio ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-20 4:48 PM] 

Khotang in dark for last 3 days KHOTANG: Khotang district is in dark for last three days as electricity supply was obstructed. Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Diktel distribution centre, s ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-20 4:35 PM] 

Saptari hunger strikers in critical condition RAJBIRAJ: Health condition of two among five persons, who are staging fast-unto-death demanding provident fund, has been critical, health professionals said. ...Full story[Updated: 2014-12-20 3:03 PM] 

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RPP-N's chariot procession from Dec 24 KATHMANDU: Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) is going to organise a chariot procession in a bid to put pressure on the concerned bodies to promulgate the ...Full story

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Rs 60‚000 collected to set up fund for journos MYAGDI: The Revolutionary Journalists' Association, Myagdi chapter, has collected Rs 60,000 by organising a premier show of the film 'Bhimdutta' for the establishment of a journali ... Full story

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Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island: USGS SINGAPORE: A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but local media said there was no tsunami warning. ...Full story

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Paddy production increases in Eastern region PATHARI: Production of paddy has increased in the eastern region this year. Despite low rainfall, the production of paddy was able to increase as the pad ...Full story

 

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SOM PRASAI from KANKAI MUNICIPILITY 3 JHAPA wrote:
This is one of the iconic example of rife corruption. Once considerable lucrative business with scanty risk has now become havoc to corrupt business person. As the oil price seems be down over months, it seems inhabitable for the Nepali customer to waste their precious time in queue if government did not make firm decision on petroleum product distribution. It will be better for government to revoke the licence of petrol pump who are playing with customers.
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