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Around 200,000 locals affected due to water supply disruption in Kathmandu

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KATHMANDU — Water supply to various parts of Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14 Balkhu has been disrupted after distribution pipes were damaged.

Locals at Balkhu, Kuleshwar, Kalimati, Bhimsensthan, Kalanki and Baphal were facing hardship not getting drinking water for few days.

The water supply pipes were damaged and cut off in the area in course of expanding the road section last week.

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Around 200,000 locals were directly affected due to supply disruption. Metropolitan Police Range Balkhu chief Arun Chaudhary, police, Water Supply Corporation among other locals was making coordination to solve the problem.

However, local Kumari Club chair Mohan Basnet has urged the government to address the problems soon.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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