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16 killed in landslide in India’s Arunachal Pradesh

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ITANAGAR — At least 16 people were killed in a landslide in Tawang area of India’s Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.

The landslide occurred near Phamla village in Tawang.

According to ANI news agecny, rescue operations have now completed and 16 bodies have been recuperated.

Police officer Nabin Payeng said the mudslide cleared through a a labor camp at a construction site in Tawang, a tourist spot in Arunachal Pradesh early Friday.

Three workers escaped from the camp at an altitude of more than 3,000 meters (7,500 feet), Payeng said.

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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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