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PM Oli returns home

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KATHMANDU – Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has returned home wrapping up his week-long official visit to northern neighbor China on Sunday.

PM Oli arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from Chengdu, China at around 3: 47 pm.

Deputy Prime Minister Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar welcomed him at Tribhuvan International Airport. PM Oli had embarked to China visit on March 20.

Nepal and China had sealed 10 agreements and Memorandums of Understanding on using the northern neighbor’s sea port facility, building a regional international airport in Pokhara and exploring the possibilities of signing a bilateral free trade agreement and finding oil and gas reserves in Nepal among others during his China visit.

PM Oli also met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Chinese counterpart Prime Minister Li Keqiang among others during his visit.

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Nirmala Panta’s murder accused held after 24 days

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KANCHANPUR — Police in Kanchanpur have made public an accused arrested in connection with the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Panta of Kanchanpur’s Bhimdatta Municipality.

Dilip Singh Bista, 41, of Baghphanta, Bhimdatta Municipality was made public at a press conference at the DPO. Bista was arrested on Saturday,according to the District Police Office Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyan Bahadur Sethi.

Nirmala was found dead in a sugarcane field on July 27, a day after she had gone to her friend’s home to get a notebook.

Bista,who was released from prison last year after serving nine years for murdering his brother-in-law Narayansingh Thapa, works as a daily-wage labourer.

According to Bista’s statement to police, he helped Nirmala fix her bicycle chain before raping and killing her on July 26. He told police that killed her to avoid being arrested again.

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