Nepal | October 23, 2018

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  • Art & Culture

    Nepalaya launches former IGP Kharel’s autobiography

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  • Opinion

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  • Health

    caesarean section birth

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  • People

    EgyptAir stands by purported interview with Drew Barrymore

    CAIRO: EgyptAir is standing by a writer for its in-flight magazine who penned a bizarre article purportedly based on an interview with American actress Drew Barrymore. The article led with a description of her as “being unstable in her relationships” and quoted her as saying that motherho...

  • World

    China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

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  • Environment

    UN warns world must take “unprecedented” steps to avert worst effects of global warming

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