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Ex-King discharged from hospital

  Former monarch Gyanendra Shah, who was admitted to the Thapathali-based Norvic Hospital after he complained of chest pain on Wednesday, has been discharged on Friday. Later, Shah underwent an angioplasty procedure at the hospital the same day to reopen his blocked blood vessels. Angioplasty was performed after his cardiac vein was found blocked while undergoing coronary angiogram. The hospital discharged him after he saw improvement in his...

China and India border dispute

India has expressed concern over the road construction near the trijunction, fearing it may allow Chinese troops to cut its access to its northeastern states. China has launched a high-stakes propaganda blitz, painting India as the aggressor and holding out the threat of a full-scale confrontation as the two countries face off on the Bhutanese Doklam plateau. While none of the reports said that the transfer of equipment was to support military...

Russia lobbyist confirms attendance

Presidents Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron just didn’t want to let one another go. The young, globalist French leader and the “America First” commander-in-chief, who are opposites in many ways, put on an extravagant show of friendship Friday on Bastille Day on the Champs-Élysées. The highlight of a chummy two-day visit was an extraordinary, on-the-walk handshake across the cobblestones, that included multiple mutual pats on...

Trump Jr. releases emails on Russia meeting

Donald Trump Jr emails show Russia communication Publicist Rob Goldstone tells Donald Trump Jr that there is information that is “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr Trump”. Mr Trump Jr replies: “If it’s what you say, I love it.” The emails led to a meeting in New York with a Russian lawyer. It appears to be the first confirmation that a Trump associate attended a meeting in the expectation of being...

Former King appeals for national unity, prosperity on his 71th birthday

  Former King Gyanendra Shah celebrated his 71st birthday amidst a gathering of pro-monarchs at Nirmal Niwas on Friday. king the birthday, ex-king appealed the fellow countrymen to show their belief towards national unity instead of heading towards disintegration and disputes. He also urged all people and people’s representative to keep the country’s interest at the fore front. “May our country, made and protected by our ancestors,...

No vehicular movement along Muglin-Narayangadh road at night from July 9

The under-maintenance section of Narayanghat-Mugling road is set to be closed at night from Sunday, July 9. The local administration of the district took the decision in all-party meeting on Thursday as per the direction of the Development Committee under Legislature-Parliament to avoid the increasing death tally due to landslides and debris during night. According to the Chief District Officer of Chitwan, Narayan Prasad Bhatta, the vehicles from...

Lionel Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentinian

Lionel Messi marries The name Lucas Scaglia may not mean much to most people but without him, Lionel Messi’s marriage to childhood sweetheart Antonela Roccuzzo may never have happened. While playing for Newell’s Old Boys as kids, so the story goes, Scaglia and Messi became friends off the pitch. A young Messi soon began spending an increasing amount of time at the Scaglia family home after laying eyes on his friend’s cousin,...

Ex-employee opens fire in Bronx :New York hospital

New York hospital A doctor opened fire with an assault rifle Friday inside a New York City hospital where he used to work, killing a woman and wounding six people before turning the gun on himself, law enforcement officials said. The shooting started a little before 3 p.m. ET at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital. The 972-bed facility is one of the largest providers of outpatient services in New York. Police said somebody called 911 to report a man with...

Businessman Raj Kumar Shrestha found dead in Salyan

Raj Kumar Shrestha, an entrepreneur in Dang district who was kidnapped 21 days ago, has been found dead in a jungle on Friday. Shrestha was on his way to Salyan district when he was kidnapped on the night of June 9 by an armed gang. Shrestha was the owner of Butwal Cloth Store in Tulsipur. His body was found in the Jhimpe Renje Jungle of Chatreshwow Village Council in Salyan district. According to SSP Gyan Bikram Shah, Chief at the Rapti Zonal Police...

NC panel elected in Melauli Municipality-1 of Baitadi

June 30: Just like in the first phase of local elections, the electoral alliance of the ruling parties, Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (Maoist Center), has demanded re-polling. This time though, they have demanded re-polling at Chauparti Rural Municipality-4 and Sanphebagar Municipality-6 of Achham district. Claiming that the main opposition CPN-UML captured the polling center and chased away representatives of other parties in collaboration with security...