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Head constable injured in clash in Bardia dies

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A head constable of Nepal Police who sustained serious wounds during a clash with demonstrators in Mainapokhar of Bardiaya district on Friday, has died while experiencing treatment.

Constable Dev Bahadur Pandey was seriously injured to his knee and died on his way to Nepalgunj for medical treatment on Friday.

Constable Pandey was attacked by a sharp weapon and was being taken to a medical facility in Nepalgunj after a huge loss of blood, according to Banke DSP Basanta Panta.

Constable Pandey’s body is being kept in Nepalgunj medical college.

The incident occurred when the demonstrators including cadres of the parties demanding Tharuhat province obstructed and attempted to set two long-distance passenger buses that were on police escort to their destinations on fire.

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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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