Nepali teen dies from snake bite in ‘menstruation hut’

Nepali teen dies from snake bite in ‘menstruation hut’

An 18-year-old girl has died in Nepal after she was bitten by a snake while banished to a shed because she was menstruating, under an ancient practice that has been banned for more than a decade, officials said. Tulasi Shahi was bitten twice by a venomous snake and died on Friday morning in western Dailekh district, according to local officials. “She survived for seven hours after the snake bite but died because medical treatment was…

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Darjeeling boarding schools extend vacation for indefinite period

Darjeeling boarding schools extend vacation for indefinite period

Darjeeling: The boarding schools of Darjeeling, which were scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, have extended their vacation due to the indefinite shutdown in the Hills. The vacation had begun on 23 June. “We have decided to extend the vacation as the shutdown is going on. We have not given any time-frame as to when the schools will reopen. As soon as normalcy returns in the hills, we will inform parents and reopen schools,” principal of…

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Trump posts mock video of him body-slamming CNN

Trump posts mock video of him body-slamming CNN

President Trump on Sunday tweeted a video of him body-slamming World Wrestling Entertainment Chairman Vince McMahon whose face was replaced by the CNN logo. The tweet, which said, “#FraudNewsCNN #FNN,” linked to a video of the president decking, pummeling and then shaving off McMahon’s hair during a “Battle of the Billionaires” stunt at WrestleMania XXIII in 2007. McMahon is the husband of Linda McMahon, who heads Trump’s Small Business Administration. In a statement on Twitter,…

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Afghan all-girl robotics team denied US visas for competition

Afghan all-girl robotics team denied US visas for competition

An Afghan teenage robotics team will not be able to compete in person at an international competition in Washington, DC, because the girls were denied visas to enter the United States. They had hoped to travel to the nation’s capital to test their mettle against other young engineers from across the globe in the FIRST Global Challenge this month, but the State Department denied their travel papers. When they found out, the girls were “crying…

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No Facebook, No School: Children Are Having A Hard Time In Darjeeling

No Facebook, No School: Children Are Having A Hard Time In Darjeeling

DARJEELING: With schools closed, Internet suspended and playgrounds off-limits due to the indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling since June 15, the children have nowhere to go. Malls, cinema halls, the zoo also remained out of bounds for them. “Our parents don’t allow us to go outside and play. The police uncles are not allowing us to play on the road. Inside the house, there is no Internet. We cannot play online games,” said Vivek Giri, 13,…

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German man arrested for paedophilia

German man arrested for paedophilia

The Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police has arrested a German national on charge of paedophilia. Albert Fred Klinice, 63, was arrested from a Thamel-based hotel in the Capital, police said on Friday. A child was also rescued from the scene. Klinice will be booked for attempted rape and child molestation. it’s only fair to share.. follow admin Twitter:@khumbule_nima

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Doctor and gunman dead, 6 others wounded in hospital shooting

Doctor and gunman dead, 6 others wounded in hospital shooting

The doctor who opened fire at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Friday was searching for a former co-worker who he had promised to return and kill when he resigned in 2015 — but the employee had the day off. Henry Bello, 45 — who resigned amid a sexual-harassment scandal — fatally shot a physician and wounded six other people with an assault rifle before killing himself, officials said. “When he left he promised to come back and shoot…

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Trump’s travel ban comes into effect today

Trump’s travel ban comes into effect today

A limited version of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban will go into effect Thursday at 8 p.m. (ET), after a Supreme Court ruling gave the administration a limited victory on the issue. The State Department issued instructions in a cable to consular officials late Wednesday that clarified how the government is interpreting the “bona fide relationship” standard set out by the court ruling that decides which new applicants from Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Iran…

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Nepal drug administration reject six Patanjali products after tests, contain pathogenic bacteria

Nepal drug administration reject six Patanjali products after tests, contain pathogenic bacteria

Kathmandu: Nepal’s drugs watchdog has asked Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurveda to recall six Ayurvedic medicines after they were found to be of “substandard quality” following microbial tests. The Department of Drug Administration, in a public notice, said six Ayurvedic medical products made by Divya Pharmacy in Uttarakhand, were found to be substandard during inspections at various outlets and tests on specimens. The medicines which failed the microbial tests are Patanjali’s Amla Churna, Divya Gashar Churna,…

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Delay in solar lamp installation causes inconvenience to public

Delay in solar lamp installation causes inconvenience to public

The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has started the second phase of installing 1,285 solar street lamps from last week. But the works are not progressing smoothly, as evidenced by the lamp posts laid along the footpaths beside freshly dug pits in different parts of the city these days. While pedestrians are having to skirt these lamp posts and holes in the pavements to get to their destinations, the metropolis has said that BK Traders and Suppliers…

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