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PM Oli returns home after India visit

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has returned home on Sunday after completing his three-day official visit to neighbouring India.

Upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu,PM Oli was received by House of Representatives Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara along with other officials.

Speaking to reporters after arrival, Oli said Nepal’s relation with India has improved following his visit. He said Nepal had always wanted to maintain good ties with India and relation between the two sides won’t turn sour until someone spoils it.

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Oli said the two sides had agreed to implement the past pacts signed between the two countries.

PM Oli,after assuming office, had embarked on his first foreign state visit to India leading a 45-member delegation team, on the invitation of Indian PM Narendra Modi.

Oli held meeting with senior Indian political figures including the Indian president, PM and other political leaders.

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Dozen injured as police baton charge protesters

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JUMLA — Police resorted to baton charge after intense protests from students and locals on Thursday in suuport od agitating Dr Govind KC at Karnali Academy of Health Science premises.

The government has prewpared to airlift Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a hunger strike at Karnali Academy of Health Sciences in Jumla, adn sent a speicial team anf Nepal Army helicopter from Nepalgunf.

Protests then have erupted at the vicinity of the institution.

The Karnali province government official’s team had reached KAHS to make preparation to send Dr Govinda KC to Kathmandu for medical treatment, forcefully, if necessary.

Karnali CM and Law Minister were barred from seeing the agitating doctor by the students inside the hospital premises and were met with protest outside as they were exiting the academy.

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Meanwhile, over a dozen students and doctors have been injured in the police lathicharge. Students as well as locals are protesting against the government’s move to airlift Dr KC to Kathmandu demanding the government to carry out talks and fulfil Dr KC’s demand in Jumla itself, before taking him to Kathmandu.

The security personnel have also misbehaved with the members of media and threatened to vandalise their equipment if they took photographs of the incident.

After dozens being injured, Dr KC has agreed to come to Kathmandu.

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