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2 student killed, 17 hurt as wall collapses in Lalitpur

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LALITPUR — At least two students lost their life and 17 others were injured after their classroom  wall at Pushpanjali Boarding School in Taukhel of Lalitpur, collapsed due to heavy rainfall on Friday.

The deceased students have been identified as Kripa Rai and Anima Magar of grade three. One of the victims died on the spot while another was announced dead at the Gwark0-based B&B Hospital, according to the Metropolitan Police Range.

Of the injured, 5 are undergoing treatment at Patan Hospital and 12 at B&B Hospital.

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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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