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Prime Minister Oli returning home today

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU—Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is returning home today after participating in the 73rd United General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Prime Minister Oli was accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Gyawali and other senior Government Officials.

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According to the sources of the Office of the Prime Minister Oli, the team will land on Tribhuvan International Airport around 3:00 pm.

After addressing the UN Assembly the Prime Minister Oli had left for Costa Rica where he observed the Pirris hydroelectricity plant and was awarded the degree of ‘doctor honoris causa’ by The University for Peace in San Jose.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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