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No betrayal takes place in party unification: PM Oli

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister and CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli today said no betrayal would take place in the unification of the UML and CPN (Maoist Centre).

The UML is committed to the party unification as it led various communist movements and has been working actively for years for the prosperity of the country, he said speaking at a memorial assembly organised in the UML Central Office in Dhumbarahi on the 45th memorial day of the five martyrs who were killed during Jhapa movement.

He also pledged to embrace the idea of social justice and equality through a democratic way, while acknowledging sacrifice of martyrs that he said led to the present federal democratic republic of Nepal.

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Four communist leaders—Ram Nath Dhakal, Netra Ghimire, Biren Singh Rajbamshi, Krishna Kuinkel and Narayan Shrestha—were killed in Sukhani forest bordering Jhapa and Ilam by the then Panchayat government on March 4, 2029 for their voices against Panchayat rule.

On the occasion, UML leaders Jhala Nath Khanal, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Bam Dev Gautam, Radha Krishna Mainali and families of the four martyrs were present.

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Massive fire guts property worth millions in Itahari

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ITAHARI- Goods, raw materials and equipments worth over Rs 20 million were gutted when a fire broke out at the Laxmi Foam Industry at Khanar of Itahari Sub-metropolitan City-10 in Sunsari district this morning.

It is said the fire suddenly broke out from the warehouse area of the industry where the ready-made goods are stored. Police have speculated that the fire started at 4 am when the industry had already closed and there were no workers inside.

The industry is owned by Bhanu Tibadewala. According the Shankar Thakur, the manager at the industry, the raw materials of doormat and important machinery at the industry have also been damaged in the inferno.

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Nepal Army, the Armed Police Force and the Nepal Police personnel as well as the Itahari fire brigade made attempts to douse the fire after some time it started.

Fire trucks from Dharan, Inaruwa, Biratnagar, Duhabi and Sundarharaincha were immediately called into service thereby bringing the huge inferno under control and preventing further damage, said Shiva Kumar Shrestha, Deputy Superintendent of Police at the Area Police Office Itahari.

He said the cause of the fire is not yet ascertained and the extent of damage is being assessed.

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