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Bheri municipality bans Facebook use during office hour

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JAJARKOT — The Bheri municipality in Jajarkot has banned Facebook use during office hour.

A meeting of municipality held on Friday banned the use of social networking site, Facebook, saying that more engagement on facebook during office time would affect daily performance of employees, shared Deputy Chief of municipality’s Information Section Bhawana Bhandari.

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With this, the use of Facebook has been restricted from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm and action will be taken if the decision is ignored, said the municipality source.

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Indian truck driver held with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium

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KATHMANDU — The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested an Indian truck driver with 213 kg hashish and 2.250 kg opium from Kalanki on Sunday.

NCB, acting on a tip-off, intercepted the Indian truck with registration number WB 23 B 5885 and assrested Meraz Alam, 25, of Bihar. The truck, which entered Nepal from India yesterday offloaded a consignment of maize in Hetauda of Makwanpur and headed to Dhading to load the hashish and opium provided by local racketeers, according to police.

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The drugs were concealed in two false compartment made in cargo space of the truck.

Police said that, Alam allegedly used the truck to smuggle drugs to India for long time.

Meanwhile, the narco police had launched an investigation to ascertain the racketeer who supplied the hard drugs to Indian smugglers.

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