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Cabinet approves PM’s India visit

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KATHMANDU — A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday has approved Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s official state visit to India scheduled for April 6-8, according to government spokesperson and State Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota.

Baskota said that the Cabinet meetin has also finalised the names of three ministers who will accompany Prime Minister during his visit.

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The cabinet meeting has also decided to table the ordinances related to Health Profession Education, Truth and Reconciliation Commission and ordinance on the election of members of National Assembly at the Parliament.

Likewise, the meeting also decided to extend the deadline of District Education Office to mid-July until the District Education Coordination Committee is formed.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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