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Tremor felt in Dhading

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KATHMANDU — An aftershock of the April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake was felt again today in Dhading district.

The National Seismological Centre stated that the 4.1 magnitude aftershock was recorded at 7.21 am today and its epicentre was around Jharlang of Dhading.

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Before this, an aftershock measuring 5 on the Richter scale and its epicentre around Sunaulo Bazaar of Dhading was recorded on June 28.

According to Lok Bijaya Adhikari, chief of the National Seismological Centre, 500 aftershocks of the Gorkha Earthquake measuring 4 or above on the Richter scale have been recorded so far since April 25, 2015.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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