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Private schools should be controlled: Prachand




CHITWAN — CPN-Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said the private schools should be controlled and education quality of the community schools must be improved.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee celebration of Basic School at Sundarbasti in west Chitwan Thursday, the former prime minister Dahal said that community schools’ infrastructure and educational quality should be uplifted.

“We should advance to control the private schools gradually. Government’s focus would be to increase the attraction towards community schools,” the Maoist Chairman opined.

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He observed that massive changes in education policy was needed and stated that education policy producing unemployed graduates should be changed.

Dahal also suggested that the proportion of technical and general subjects should be 70 and 30 per cent respectively in the education policy.

He was of the view that education policy should be creating employment for development.

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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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