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Curfew clamped in Dhangadhi

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Local Administration has braced curfew here in Dhangadhi, district headquarters of the Kailali district, effecting from 11 pm Tuesday.

Chief District Officer of Kailali, Rajkumar Shrestha said that curfew was imposed inside of the diatrict headquarters Dhangadi district, Attariya municipality and Urma VDC. The curfew is clamped from 11 am to 7 pm, according to Shrestha.

Meanwhile, Nepal Army (NA) personnel had been deployed to prevent any further untoward incident in Tikapur area after at least eight persons, including a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), two inspectors of the Nepal Police, and a two-year-old child were killed and 42 other policemen were injured in the clash between police and demonstrators in Shankarpur area of Tikapur Municipality on Monday.

Around 20,000 Tharuhat activists had arrived in Tikapur from different parts of the area to set up signboards of Autonomous Tharuhat in government offices.

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2018 to be marked as high-level visit year : Minister Gyawali





KATHMANDU — Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradip Gyawali has said that the year 2018 would be made the high-level visit year to solicit assistance for economic development.

Minister Gyawali, at an interaction programme in the capital city today, said that the high-level visit would be helpful to collect assistance for Nepal’s development and prosperity.

“Homework to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping would begin very soon. Chinese President Xi Jinping was invited in 2016 but his visit could not happen due to change in government. This time, high-level visits from the USA, the UK, Japan and other countries would be arranged,” Minister Gyawali said.

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He also added that the visit from Prime Minister of Pakistan held last month increased goodwill and was concentrated on holding the stalled SAARC Summit.

On the occasion, the Foreign Affairs Minister said that truce in Syria should be held as the children are falling victims to the war.

He also pledged to work to increase Nepal’s access to UN adding that our approach is not established in comparison to Nepal’s contribution to peace keeping mission. Minister Gyawali reiterated his commitment to not allow Nepal’s soil to be used against any nation.

The Foreign Affairs Minister said that Nepal’s relations with China and India would be based on our necessity instead of an alternative to one another.

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