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Candle light vigil in memory of US-Bangla plane crash victims

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A candle light vigil at Maitighar Mandala on Tuesday evening in memory of those killed in the US-Bangla plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday that killed 52 people. RSS photo

KATHMANDU — A candle light vigil has been observed at Maitighar Mandala on Tuesday evening in memory of those killed in the US-Bangla plane crash at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday.

An organization of health practitioners, Sakshyam Foundation Nepal, observed the vigil; expressed condolences to the bereaved family members, and wished eternal peace to the departed souls. Doctors, nurses and health workers gathered at the vigil.

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Foundation Chairman Dr CK Singh said the deaths of many students returning home with the completion of medical studies from Bangladesh was an irreparable loss to the country.

The Foundation demanded that the government provide proper treatment to the injured ones.

Fifty persons travelling by the plane died after the crash, while 21 others are receiving treatments at different hospital.

Similarly, the students from Nepal Law Campus mourned the deaths by lighting the candle.

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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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