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Asmi Shrestha wins Miss Nepal 2016 title

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KATHMANDU – Asmi Shrestha won the title of Miss Nepal 2016 overcoming 18 different contenders at the grand finale held in Kathmandu on Friday.

Evana Manandhar, Miss Nepal 2015, handed the crown to the new Miss Nepal Asmi Shrestha at the beauty pageant’s finale event held at the DurbarMarg-based hotel de l’Annapurna by The Hidden Treasure.

Shrestha won the title by giving an answer of the question : Do you agree witha quota reservation for women? Is it good, bad and you do not have any reservation?

The top five finalists who made it to the last round were asked a common question by the jury. The contestants were required to write down the answer on a paper in a given time, which was later read out.

Likewise, Roshani Khatri  won the first runner-up title and also was crowned with the title Miss Nepal Earth 2016 while Barsha Lekhi won second runner-up title and  bagged the Miss Nepal International 2016 too.

Shrestha will w nrepresent Nepal in the Miss World Contest this year. Similarly, the first and second runners-up will represent Nepal in the Miss Earth and the Miss International respectively.

Ashma KC bagged the title of Miss Fascino and Miss Athletic where as the winner Shrestha won the titles of Miss Photogenic and Miss Intellectual as well.

Likewise, Ayshma Shrestha won the Bubbly Popular choice award.

The final 19 finalists had auditioned for the beauty pageant, from various cities of Nepal, including Dharan, Biratnagar, Chitwan, Butwal and Pokhara.

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One killed, two injured in jeep accident

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BAJURA— A jeep driver lost his life while two passengers sustained injuries in a jeep accident at Budhiganga Municipality in Bajura on Thursday.

The jeep (Se 1 Ja 543) en route to Martadi from Khaptad Chhededaha Rural Municipality met accident after the jeep lost balance and fell some 100 meters off the road.

According to the Bajura District Police Office, driver Dhan Bahadur Saud, 40, of Tribeni Municipality died on the spot while Saud’s son Nawaraj, 22, and Kumbha Budha of Khaptad Chhededaha Rural Municipality were injured in the incident.

The injured are receiving treatment at Bayalpata Hospital, Achham.

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