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Prime Minister Modi’s will & determination to resolve Naga issue seems eroding: KG Kenye

Rajya Sabha MP and Secretary General of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), KG Kenye said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “will and determination” to resolve the Naga political issue seemed to be eroding as the years passed by. He said this while talking to NEPS here at his private residence on Sunday.

KG Kenye - Rajya Sabha MP and Secretary General of the Naga People’s Front
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WW II unexploded 500 kg bomb discovered, defused in Germany

A World War II bomb, thought to have been dropped by American forces, was discovered during construction work in the city of Ludwigshafen, near here, earlier in the week.

 Bomb discovered in the western city of Ludwigshafen
WW II unexploded 500 kg bomb discovered, defused in Germany
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Nepal bans woman to exile during menstruation Period

Radha Paudel was 9 years old when she ran away from home wanting to kill herself. Paudel said she was traumatized that her mother and three sisters were banished to a dingy hut whenever they had their periods. Now, more than three decades later, Paudel, an activist for “dignified menstruation,” is cautiously hopeful that a new law will make her work easier.

Nepalese Hindu women bathe in the Bagmati River on Rishi Panchami, a day when rituals are performed to wash away sins committed during menstruation, a period considered impure, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 10, 2013. Nepal's Parliament has passed a bill that went into effect in August 2018 and aims to make women safer by stopping the custom of exiling women who are menstruating. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Community health workers, right, perform a skit that portrays the experience of women during chhaupadi in an educational session about the practice in Achham, Nepal, in 2012. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Nepal in central Asia, highlighted in red. Map courtesy of Google Maps
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