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5 Nepalis held for using fake Indian Currency notes

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NAUTANUWA — Indian police have detained five Nepali teachers on Wednesday at Nautanuwa in India on suspicion of having fake Indian cash with a face value of IRs 4,000.

It is learnt that, Ambika Prasad Ghimire, Krishna Chandra Sapkota,Jibakhar Dhakal, Achyut Ghimire and Shivabhakta Pandit, teachers at Yuba Secondary School in Chitwan Municipality-12, were arrested while they were purchasing gifts for their family at the town in Uttar Pradesh town bordering Nepal on April 11.

They had exchanged the Indian notes with a local agent in Chitwan, as it is learnt.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated

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POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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