BANEPA — Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has said that development and prosperity are the necessity of the nation.
Home Minister Thapa, at the 51st establishment day and 37th annual general meeting organised by District Cooperative Association in Banepa, expressed the belief that the activities of the cooperatives would play significant role in the campaign of development and prosperity of the country.
“Development and prosperity is socialism, which can bring economic changes in the country,” he said.
On the occasion, various personalities and organizations were honoured for their significant contribution to the District Cooperative Association since its establishment.
Similarly, Home Minister Thapa released second edition of ‘Juino’, a special issue published by the Association.
Meanwhile, talking briefly to media persons, he said that investigation was underway regarding resignation of Birendra Bahadur KC, a member of a probe committee formed to carry out investigation into the Nirmala Panta murder case.
Home Minister Thapa further said that reshuffle in the cabinet was only a rumor.
176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border
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.
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.