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Seven-year-old Guatemalan girl dies in US custody: report access_timeDecember 14

WASHINGTON– A seven-year-old Guatemalan girl died in American custody after being detained by US border police in the state of New Mexico, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.  The girl -- who illegally crossed the border from Mexi...

Despite Trump's appeals, executions declining in the US access_timeDecember 14

WASHINGTON– Despite President Donald Trump's appeals for increased use of the death penalty, its application has declined in the United States, with executions and sentences at historically low levels.  Twenty-five people were execu...

7 killed in Jammu road accident access_timeDecember 14

Jammu and Kashmir– Seven people were killed and three were injured in a road accident in Sujandhar village of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.  The accident took place in mountainous Reasi district, about 210 km south of Srinagar city after...

13 feared dead in flooded Indian 'rat hole' mine access_timeDecember 14

NEW DELHI–At least 13 miners were feared dead after being trapped by flooding in an illegal "rat hole" coal mine site in remote northeastern India, police said Friday.  Dozens of emergency workers were pumping water out of a l...

Kamal Nath- Anandiben Patel-Madhya Pradesh-Oath access_timeDecember 14

bhopal ,Madhya Pradesh–Chief Minister-elect of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath, is slated to meet Governor Anandiben Patel on Friday at 10.30 am to discuss his oath-taking ceremony, among other things.  “I will meet Governor at 10.30 am ...

Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division Football: Police trounce Friends Club access_timeDecember 14

Kathmandu– The departmental team, Nepal Police Club, thrashed Friends Club, five goals to nil, in the first game held under the ongoing Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League Football Tournament.  The match was held at the All...

EPL cricket championship: Chitwan hits first win access_timeDecember 14

Kathmandu– Chitwan Tigers has registered its first win in the ongoing Everest Premier League (EPL) T-20 Cricket Championship by defeating Biratnagar Warriors, the defending champions, today.  Chitwan, under the captaincy of Prithu Bansk...

Women SAFF Championship's schedule unveiled access_timeDecember 14

Kathmandu–A schedule of the fifth edition of Women SAFF Championship taking place in Nepal from upcoming March 12 to 22 has been unveiled.  As per the schedule published today by the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Nepal is in th...

NC Mahasamiti meeting kicks off from today, to dwell on five key documents access_timeDecember 14

Kathmandu –The Mahasamiti meeting of Nepali Congress (NC), the major opposition party in parliament, has kicked off in Kathmandu from today. Mahasamiti is the party's highest policy-making body.  The meeting that was supposed to be ...

Luxury resort ready to welcome guests at Bhumahi access_timeDecember 14

Parasi– A luxury resort has come into operation at Bhumahi, Sunawal-12 in west Nawalparasi.  The Nature Ray River View Resort was constructed by local entrepreneur Krishna Narayan Shrestha at a cost of Rs 70 million.  Considered t...

Minister Pun inspects irrigation projects access_timeDecember 14

Kalaiya–Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has conducted a monitoring inspection of various irrigation and embankment projects in Bara district today.  On e of the embankment projects the minister inspect...

Two dead, six seriously injured in tractor accident access_timeDecember 14

Gaighat–Two persons were killed and six others have sustained serious injuries in a tractor accident that occurred at Balamta of Lingpinggud Rural Municipality-4 in Udayapur district last night.  According to local resident Chudamani Ra...

Call to revoke Citizenship Bill-2075 access_timeDecember 14

Bharatpur– Stakeholders have called upon the government to revoke the Citizenship Bill-2075 arguing that it is against the national interest. At an interaction programme organized in Chitwan on Thursday, they said that the bill brought to amend t...

Three minor siblings dead in Dang fire access_timeDecember 14

  Lamahi ,Dang–Three minors of a same family died in a fire that occurred in the house of Nabaraj Pun at Banglachuli Rural Municipality-8, Dang. Pun’s seven-year-old son Krishna Kumar, five-year-old daughter Asmita and two-year-old ...

Palpa road accident: Identities of killed ascertained access_timeDecember 14

  Bejhad ,Palpa–Police have confirmed the identities of all five persons killed in a jeep accident occurred on Thursday evening at Argidanda on its route to Bahadurpur from Tansen. Those killed in the accident are Birendra Rana, 20, Yanis...

Freed Kamaiya await better livelihood access_timeDecember 14

Bhimduttanagar– The freed Kamaiya (bonded labourers) members living in Bani freed Kamaiya camp in Kanchanpur district are still struggling to earn their living though they have been rehabilitated.  Bipti Chaudhary, who arrived at Bani c...

Tulsipur to have better road connectivity access_timeDecember 14

Narayanpur ,Dang– The remote areas in Tulsipur Sub-Metropolitan City would have now easy access to road connectivity with the sub-metropolitan's plan to develop new tracks and widen the narrow road stretch.  Mayor of the city, Ghan ...

CPN at work to realise dreams of martyrs: Chair Dahal access_timeDecember 13

Kathmandu–Communist Party of Nepal Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' today said his party was effortful to realise the dreams of martyrs of the people's movements.  "Some of the dreams of martyrs and the people...

Flood kills 13 in central Vietnam access_timeDecember 13

HANOI–A flood caused by heavy rain in Vietnam's central region since the weekend has claimed 13 lives and left one person missing, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Thursday. ...

Ex-lawyer blames Trump 'dirty deeds' as he gets 3 years access_timeDecember 13

NEW YORK– Donald Trump's former lawyer apologized Wednesday for covering up the "dirty deeds" of his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years for multiple crimes including hush money payments implicating the US president.  ...