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Woman missing in Mahakali River found dead

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DARCHULA — A woman who had jumped into the Mahakali River was found dead on Thursday, in Darchula.

According to District Police Office (DPO), Darchula, the deceased has been identified as Dropati Koli (45) of Dhap in Mahakali Municipality-7, who had jumped into the river after leaving home at 9:00 am on Thursday.

Her body was found at ward no 8 of the same municipality, around two kilometres downstream from where she took the plunge, informed Inspector Lal Bahadur Saud of DPO, Darchula.

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A family source informed that the woman, who is married with two children, had been ill for a few days and was receiving treatment. Following an autopsy, her body was handed over to the family members by a team led by Police Inspector Saud.

Meanwhile, further investigation into the incident is underway, informed police.

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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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