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Bomb goes off in Gauriganga




DHANGADHI — An improvised explosive bomb (IED) explosion took place near the Gauriganga municipality ward no. 10 office this morning.

The explosion however did not cause any kind of damage, according to District Police Office spokesperson Bir Bahadur Budhamagar.

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Likewise, a suspected object found near the Purwar Oil Store of Dhangadi sub-metropolitan city was defused by the Nepali Army. The incidents reportedly took place during the band called by Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN-Maoist.

On Friday evening, police had arrested the party member Manu Nepal for taking out a torch rally. As a result of the band, public transportation as well as industries remain shut.

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Maha Astami being observed today

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.

On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.

People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.

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Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.

On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.

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