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Charred body of woman found in Kanchanpur

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BHIMDUTTANAGAR — A woman’s charred body was found in a field at Purnabas Municipality–14 of Kanchanpur by police on Saturday.

The woman identified as Basmati Rana, 22, was found at a field close to her home, Area Police Office, Tribhuvanbasti said.

In a statement made to the police, Basmati’s husband, Raj Kumar Rana, has claimed that he had burned the body of his wife at the field after she committed suicide by consuming poison.

The police have launched an investigation after taking the husband into custody in suspicion of a foul play.

“Raj Kumar was taken into custody on Saturday to launch an investigation into the incident,” said Inspector, Pratik Bista, at the Area Police Office.

The woman’s body has been sent to Seti Zonal Hospital in Dhangadhi for a post-mortem examination.


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NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs





KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.

A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.

The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.

Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.

NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.

Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.

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