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Man arrested for raping 10-year-old girl

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NEPALHUNJ — Police have arrested a 30-year-old man for raping a 10-year-old girl from Kohalpur in Banke district.

A case was filed against the accused at Banke District Court on charge of raping the minor girl last Saturday, according to police. Police said that the suspect had allegedly tried to negotiate a financial settlement with the victim’s family after committing the crime.

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Incidents of sexual violence have increased in the district recently. District Police Office registered 19 rape cases and 11 attempted rape cases in the past nine months.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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