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Narayangadh–Muglin road opened for two-way traffic

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CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road has been opened for two-way traffic after the landslide debris deposited at Charkilo was cleared after 34 hours of its occurrence. Thelandslide had occurred at Charkilo at 1.30 pm on Tuesday, blocking the road.

The road was opened for one-way traffic at 6.30 pm on Tuesday and it has been opened for two-way traffic since 11.45 today, the District Police Office, Chitwan stated.

Smaller landslides had also occurred at Satra Kilo, Gaighat, Ghumaune, Naukilo, among other places along the road. The landslide debris at these places had been cleared off on Tuesday itself.

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Engineer at the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, Shiva Khanal, said that a huge landslide had occurred at Charkilo and it took long time to remove the landslide debris.

According to him, soil and big boulders dropped from 100 metres above the road and deposited on 100 metres stretch of the highway.

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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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