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First migrant ferry leaves Greece for Turkey under EU deal

Gorkha Post



LESBOS — A Turkish ship carrying  scores of migrants left Greece early Monday, launching a controversial EU expulsion deal criticised by rights groups, an AFP reporter said.

The small ferry, Lesvos, set sail from the Greek island of Lesbos, with the larger catamaran Nezli Jale scheduled to follow suit with hundreds more on board.


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Bakar-Eid being celebrated





POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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