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New constitution today, security tighten for constitution promulgation

Gorkha Post

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KATHMANDU —

The CA Secretariat has completed all preparations including cleanliness and embellishment of the CA building to promulgate the country’s new constitution 2072. The government has also announced public holiday today and tomorrow, urging one and all to celebrate the new constitution by taking out rallies and other programs.

The long awaited constitution will be released by President Dr Ram Baran Yadav at 5:00 pm in the midst of a special program at CA Building this evening.

A preparation has been completed at CA building for the special ceremony to be organized to promulgate the Constitution of Nepal-2072.

The government has put in place special security arrangements for the celebration that would take place after promulgation of the new constitution.
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An official at the Ministry of Home Affairs said security personnel from the Nepal Police, the Armed Police Force and the National Investigation Department, both in civil and uniform, have fanned out across the country.

Security agencies have beefed up security in and around the Constitutional Assembly and other vital installations, transits of the Valley and other sensitive areas.

More than 10,000 cops from the Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force have been deployed in the Valley and restricted areas on the basis of threat analysis.
New constitution today, security tighten for constitution promulgation

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Regular bedtime beneficial for heart and metabolic health among older adults

Raghu Kshitiz

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KATHMANDU — Sufficient sleep has been proven to help keep the body healthy and the mind sharp. But a new study on sleep patterns has suggested that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults too.

Researchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute, in a study of 1,978 older adults, have found that people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, had higher blood sugar, higher blood pressure, and a higher projected risk of having a heart attack or stroke within 10 years than those who slept and woke at the same times every day.

The study  was published Sept 21 in the journal Scientific Reports.

“From our study, we can’t conclude that sleep irregularity results in health risks, or whether health conditions affect sleep,” said study’s lead author Jessica Lunsford-Avery.

“Perhaps all of these things are impacting each other.”

African-Americans had the most irregular sleep patterns compared to participants who were white, Chinese-American or Hispanic, the data showed.

Still, the data suggest tracking sleep regularity could help identify people at risk of disease, and where health disparities may impact specific groups.

Irregular sleepers were also more likely to report depression and stress than regular sleepers, both of which are tied to heart health.

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