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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Minister plants paddy in flowerpot!

By Our Reporter For an agrarian country like Nepal national rice day holds much importance. About 80 per cent people in Nepal are farmers and paddy has the biggest share in the GDP of the country. Of course, the GDP goes up if the paddy production increases and it drops …

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Nepal-India EPG meetings held

By Our Reporter The first meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) of Nepal-India concluded here Wednesday. The two-day meeting inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Kamal Thapa on Monday discussed various issues of Nepal-India relations which went sour following the promulgation of new constitution in Nepal …

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Lessons for Nepal from Dhaka attacks

By Our Reporter The terrorists’ attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week, in which 20 foreigners were killed should serve a big lesson to Nepal. No one had expected that IS would target Bangladesh, as the small Islamist state had no big role in irritating or pleasing any terrorist group. It …

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Nepal Airlines marks 58th anniversary

By Our Reporter Nepal Airlines that was established as Royal Nepal Airlines in 1958 marked its 58th anniversary last week. However, in 58 years of its establishment the national flag career failed to make any meaningful progress. It had no adequate aircraft to cater international services. The NA’s situation that …

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Electricity tariff increases by 20 per cent

By Our Reporter The government has decided to increase the electricity tariff by 20 per cent effective from July 16. The increase was made at the recommendation of Commission for Fixing the Electricity Tariff. Earlier, the government had increased the tariff in 2012. The Nepal Electrify Authority now onward will …

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Poudel’s cook book launched

Damodar Poudel a professional cook has come up with the second edition of his cook book ‘easy cooking’. During the launch of his book the chief guest Krishna Yogi Shrestha, secretary of central committee of UML opined that the book contained 129 menus and pertinent information related to 20 different …

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Level of corruption

The dam structure of the newly constructed Sikta Irrigation Project, considered as a project of national pride, has been collapsed even before its test operation. Understandably, the construction didn’t meet the standards and and also understandable that it has happened it’s clear that this incident is as a result of …

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Rayamajhi’s “patriotic” stance!

Energy Minister Top Bahadur Rayamajhi is running behind commission rather than looking after nation’;s interests. In his recent efforts, Rayamajhi has planned to reward an American company by endorsing power purchase agreement (PPA) in the US dollar. Until now, such deals in US dollar have caused a heavy loss to …

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A wake up call

By PR Pradhan Bangladesh is not a country not far away from Nepal. The Indian chicken-neck has stood as a barrier in between the two countries, Nepal and Bangladesh. We would have enjoyed common international borders if there was no Indian chicken-neck. Before the independence of India got its independence, …

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