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Rhino counting begins in Shuklaphanta

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The rhino counting has started Shuklaphanta natural life store of Kanchanpur on Friday.

As per the data gave by the Reserve Office, the counting will begin from Malubela Post Area of Shuklaphanta toward the beginning of today.

Chief Conservation Officer of the Shuklaphanta Reserve Office, Bed Kumar Dhakal said nearly eight one-horned rhinos were found in the Reserve last year.

“We would finish the tallying within maximum 10 days”, Dhakal said, adding that a team of local workers of the Reserve would be mobilized for the purpose.

The National Nature Conservation Trust, World Wildlife Fund and Terai Arc Landscape Program have held hands for the rhino counting, said the Reserve office sources.

The rhino counting has been taking place in Nepal in every four years.


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DPM Pokharel gets responsibility of Officiating PM





KATHMANDU — Ahead of his visit to the People’s Republic of China, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has given the responsibility of the Officiating PM to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Ishwar Pokharel.

PM Oli, who is also the chairman of Nepal Communist Party (CPN), is leaving here for China today.

Similarly, Oli has appointed party’s senior leader Madhav Kumar Nepal as the officiating chairman of CPN, according to CPN central committee member Bishnu Rijal. Currently, another chairman of CPN Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is out of the country.

Likewise, deputy parliamentary party leader of CPN Subas Chandra Nembang has got the responsibility of officiating parliamentary party leader in the absence of parliamentary party leader and PM Oli.

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