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Two arrested with tiger skin, bone

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Police arrested two people with a tiger skin and 20 kilograms of bones on a tip-off on Friday night from Punarbas Municipality-8 in Kanchanpur area.

Local people Ram Bahadur Rokaya and Khadak Khadka were arrested while carrying the skin and bone of the big cat from Nepal-India border area, Police Sub-Inspector Birendra Johari said.

Police said that the skin and bones were transported in from Sampurnanagar of India. Three Indian smugglers are learnt to have carried the things up to Nepal-India border from the Indian city.

The accused would be presented to the District Police Office today itself, Johari said.


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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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