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NC obstruct house meeting

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KATHMANDU — The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has obstructed the Parliament meeting on Thursday against the government’s inefficiency and failure to address the concerns of the earthquake victims.

Speaking at the meeting, NC leader Prakash Sharan Mahat said that the government had failed to distribute relief to the earthquake victims and expedite reconstruction works.

Accusing the government for not taking addressing address the concerns of the earthquake victims, the main opposition and the largest political force in the legislative body had decided to obstruct the house proceedings

NC will not let the House proceed with its business unless the government addresses the concerns of the quake victims, Mahat further said.

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2 Nepalis in Lhasa jail for smuggling gold





RASUWA — Two Nepali youths are reported to be in a jail in Lhasa of China, on the charge of their involvement in gold smuggling.

Gyal Dorje Tamang of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality-5 in Rasuwa and Bikash Waiba of Hakubesi of Aamachhodongmo Rural Municipality were detained in Chinese territory by the customs department informers of the Tibet government around a month ago as they were about to enter Nepal on a truck bearing the Nepali number plate.

The Chinese side confiscated nine pieces of precious yellow metal from the two, Rasuwa District Police Office quoted the Nepal Consulate General Office in Lhasa as saying.

According to Rasuwa DPO’s Inspector of Police Dhruba Silwal, further details regarding the case are awaited.

It may be noted that the Chinese side has already started implementing the proposal floated by the Nepali side during the past border-security meetings to increase its surveillance in such illegal affairs bearing in mind increasing smuggling of gold into Nepali territory via China, as Silwal said.

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