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8 medical doctors arrested from Birgunj

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BIRGUNJ — Police have arrested eight medical doctors from Birguinj on Friday as a part of the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police (CIB)’ s Operation Quack, according to police, launched some months ago to crack down on fake medical professionals working in various parts of the region.

The arrestees are Saroj Singh, Kush Raj Giri and Panna Lal Patel from the Narayani Sub-Regional Hospital; Nimesh Raman Pal, Ishad and Mohammad Rahulla from the National Medical College and Dinesh Sah and Arun Kumar Gupta, who had private facilities in the city.

A special team of police sent from the CIB arrested them from different health facilities of Birgunj on the charge of using fake credentials to obtain professional licences.

The team led by DSP Phiroj Basnet had reached Birgunj yesterday after receiving a tip-off about the practice of quacks in the region.

The detainees are currently kept at the Parsa District Police Office and preparations are underway to send them to the Capital for further investigation.

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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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