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CBSE Class 12 result 2018: Noida girls overcome odds to score over 96%

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Two girls of Noida are proof that academic excellence is a result of sheer hard work and determination. When the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results came on Saturday, Nidhi Upadhyay and Srishti Singh, both government school students, scored over 96% to do their alma maters proud. Upadhyay, a humanities student of […]

Modi launches Eastern Peripheral and Delhi-Meerut expressways, takes a dig at Congress

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PM Narendra Modi’s government has made road construction its priority: between 2014-15 and 2018-19, the overall budgetary allocation for the highways sector was increased from Rs 32,000 crore to Rs 71,000 crore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated two highways connecting Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, and Delhi and its satellite cities, moving to achieve his […]

Reliance Jio plans to raise USD 500 million from Japanese banks

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NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Reliance Jio is learnt to be in talks with three Japanese banks to raise USD 500 million (around Rs 3,250 crore) in debt. “Reliance Jio is in discussion with MUFG (formerly The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ) , Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation to raise USD 500 million,” sources in […]

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Government to classify land into three categories: Minister Khanal

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KATHMANDU: Minister for Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives Chakrapani Khanal stated that preparation was underway to implement land classification plan. Addressing an interaction jointly organsied by Nepal Agriculture Journalists Academy (JONAA) and National Farmers Group Federation (NFGF) in Kathmandu on Tuesday, Minister Khanal said that land owner certificate would be distributed after classifying land into […]

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CBSE Class 12 result 2018: Noida girls overcome odds to score over 96%

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Two girls of Noida are proof that academic excellence is a result of sheer hard work and determination. When the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results came on Saturday, Nidhi Upadhyay and Srishti Singh, both government school students, scored over 96% to do their alma maters proud. Upadhyay, a humanities student of […]

Business

Amazon is defined by billions; median salary is $28,446

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The big numerical reveal on Wednesday was Amazon.com Inc. finally spilling the beans on the number of Prime members (more than 100 million). It also disclosed another number that shows how much it relies on an army of people moving physical merchandise around the world: $28,446. That’s the median annual compensation of Amazon employees. Amazon […]

Sports

Babar Azam hits 26-ball hundred, Shoaib Malik 6 sixes in an over in T10 charity match

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Batting first SAF Reds scored 210 runs in 10 overs, and SAF Green’s strong response was powered by a magnificent hundred by Babar Azam in 26 balls. New Delhi: While the whole world is praising Rohit Sharma for his 35-ball T20I century, Babar Azam got there in nine fewer deliveries – while playing for SAF […]

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28 injured in Nawalparasi bus accident

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As many as 28 persons were injured when a bus they were travelling in met with an accident at Binayi Triveni Rural Municipality in Nawalparasi district along the East-West Highway on Saturday. The incident occurred when the bus (Na 5 Kha 3964) heading towards Kathmandu from Nepalgunj skidded off the road and fell some 30 […]

Two killed, one injured in knife attack in Bajura

BAJURA, Oct 14: Two youths were killed and another one was injured from a knife attack at Triveni Municiplaity-8 in the district on Saturday. The deceased are Naule Giri-27, and Arjun Giri-32, while injured one is Naresh Giri of the same place. Police have stated that the injured Giri has been rushed to Budhiganga Municipality […]

SSFN leader Yadav locked inside her house in Saptari

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Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal (SSFN) cadres locked party central vice-chairperson and coordinator of Madesh Pradhes Renu Kumari Yadav inside her house in Rajbiraj of Saptari on Monday. The party cadres locked Yadav after she made unnecessary intervention while picking candidates for the last leg of elections slated for September 18 in Province 2, it has […]

INGOs spent Rs 23b in 22 tarai districts in a year

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KATHMANDU, July 17: Over Rs 23 billion was spent through various INGOs in the 22 tarai districts of the country during fiscal year 2016/017, it is learnt. A total of 74 INGOs had channelled Rs 23.85 billion through 745 projects in the tarai, which includes the country’s southern plans from Jhapa district in the east […]

Flood alert for east and central regions issued

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The Flood Forecasting Section at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology today issued flood alert for the eastern and central regions of the country. According to the section, eastern Tarai, particularly from Saptari to Bara district that lie within the Chure-based river system comprising Triyuga, Khando, Ratu and Gagan rivers is at high risk of […]