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Girl killed after gang rape in Rukum

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RUKUM — A high school girl was killed after a gang rape in Kholagaun town of Rukum district, a posthumous report revealed on Wednesday.

The victim identified as Susmita Shah (16) from Sarkena, Kholagaun-5, was gang raped before her murder on Monday, according to Dr Deepak Pun of the Jajarkot District Hospital.  The victim was an 11th grader at the local Himalaya Higher Secondary School.

Her body was recovered in a forest nearby her house by locals on Monday night and brought to the Hospital for autopsy on Tuesday, informed police.

According to the police, the girl had left for the forest at around 4 pm on Monday to collect firewood. The family members had launched a search after she did not return home till the late night.

Police have launched an investigation into the case.

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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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