Passengers rescued from stricken Indonesia ferry; 31 dead

In this Tuesday, July 3, 2018, photo, residents attempt to rescue victims of the sinking ferry Lestari Maju, seen at right in the background, off Selayar island, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Passengers trapped for a night on the stricken ferry were rescued early Wednesday, an official said, (AP Photo/Mustafa Syahril) Passengers trapped for a night on
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The Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve has collected revenue worth over Rs 4.6 million in the current fiscal year. According to the reserve office, it earned millions of rupees in permits granted to foreigners for hunting at various blocks of the reserve. A total of 19 Himalayan Blue Sheep and 10 Himalayan Tahrs were hunted in the
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This computer graphics image provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows an asteroid and asteroid explorer Hayabusa2. The Japanese space explorer that will try to blow a crater in an asteroid and bring back samples from inside is nearing its destination after a 3 1/2 -year journey. The unmanned Hayabusa2 has arrived at
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The quake-hit historical palace Gaddi Baithak was inaugurated by PM KP Sharma Oli after completing the reconstruction. Photo: Narayan Maharjan/Setopati The reconstruction of historical Gaddi Baithak palace, damaged during the Gorkha earthquake in 2015, has been completed. The reconstruction of the 110-year-old palace that carries the historical and archeological significance of Nepal was completed with
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Five people have been killed and at least five others injured when landslides triggered by continuous rains buried seven houses at Satyadevi and Marpak in Dhading on Wednesday night. “A landslip swept away the house of Raju Gole of Khaniyabas rural municipality-5, killing three members of Gole’s family—Gole’s wife Basodha Gurung, 36 and his two
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FILE – In this June, 20, 2018, file photo, Indonesian rescuers scan the horizon from the deck of a rescue ship as they search for a ferry which sank in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake
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