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November 26, 2017

Prez Bhandari unveils statue of Phalgunanda

President Bidya Devi Bhandari today unveiled the newly installed statue of national luminary Mahaguru Phalgunanda. The statue of Phalgunanda has been installed at Chulachuli rural municipality-1 marking the second anniversary of Phalgunanda Laphayan Multi-Lingual School.

Two polling centers in Dolpa out of contact

Two polling centers in upper Dolpa continue to remain out of contact. Contact with the Gherang polling center in Charkatangsong rural municipality and Kalang polling center of Dolpo Buddha rural municipality has not been established.

Sabnam Rai hat-trick propels Nepal to second win, missed qualification

Player of the match Sabnam Rai dismissed Zhang Chan in the last ball of the second over and came back to pick two wickets in first two deliveries of fourth over to complete a hat-trick and set the match for Nepal women in the fifth and final match of the Asia Region qualifiers. China lost all their matches in the group as they were all out of paltry 52 runs in 19th overs chasing the target of 102.

Explosion in Chinese port city kills 2, injures 30

An explosion in a port city south of Shanghai on Sunday killed two people and injured at least 30 others, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, the government and news reports said.

MMC defeats Rupandehi to reach last four

Laxmi Hyundai Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing Kakarbhitta Gold Cup Football Tournament on Saturday after defeating Rupandehi XI 7-6 on sudden death. 

People go to vote, excitement across the country
 
The election of House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies for the first phase is commenced with excitement today in 32 districts. Voters armed with their identity cards started streaming into polling stations from early in the morning as the country started voting at 7 am.

They are seen queuing up with visible eagerness to elect their representatives.  Polling officers have been told to manage special arrangements for physically disabled people, senior citizens, pregnant women, nursing mothers and sick people.