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MoFA bars US envoy’s undiplomatic plan

Kathmandu, 22 May: The United States Ambassador to Nepal Randy Berry’s planned public interaction on social media has drawn a negative reaction from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). According to Kantipur daily,  the Secretary at the MoFA Shanker Das Bairagi said that a diplomat like Berry couldn’t hold such …

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Government to bring traditional budget

By Our Reporter The government will be tabling the budget for the next fiscal year next week. Although Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and other ministers of the two-thirds majority government have been claiming that the next year would be a year of development, the budget will not be different …

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NCP gives reposibility to 3500, 22 sister organsiations formed

By Our Reporter In its unification process that has been still incomplete a year after the announcement of unification between the then CPN-UML and the Maoist-Centre, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has given responsibility to some 3500 leaders and cadres in different committees Last week, it gave a final …

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Conflict displaced yet to be rehabilitated

By Our Reporter Many families displaced in the decade long Maoist conflict are still unable to return to their villages, even though the government has claimed that peace process has concluded. A pathetic tale of a couple, which the official English daily, The Rising Nepal, published this week, showed that …

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American concerns in Nepal

By Our Reporter David J Ranz, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, recently visited Kathmandu. During his short stay here, he had called on Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa Badal on 15 May. Besides, on 14 May, he had addressed an interaction programme organised by the Institute for …

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President’s meddling into state affairs

Kathmandu, 22 May: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has shown unnecessary interest about three controversial bills that have been tabled in the Federal Parliament. According to Annapurna Post, she has been meeting MPs and holding discussions about the Media Council Bill, Passport Bill, and National Human Right Commission Act. The Passport …

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TU Service Commission: Daughter candidate, dad examiner

By Our Reporter Examination taken for officers in Tribhuvan University was disturbed on Thursday after one of the commision members objected to the irregularities in the examination. Represenattive member of TU Service Commision and member of Public Service Commisision Brahmadev Raya refuted to involve in the examination were not held …

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ADB likely to quit Bagmati River Basin Improvement project

By Our Reporter The Asian Development Bank is likley to withdraw its hand from the Bagmati Basin Improvement Project owing to dispute over compemsation to the land owners. With the quitting of the project by the ADB, the Bagmati beutification project will be affected. When the governmnet failed to sort …

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Former King Gyanedra leaves for Thailand with families for month

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra, who has been taking rest after visiting east Nepal and central Tarai, left Bangkok with family on Sunday. He is accompanied by former Queen Komal and other members of the former Royal family. It was said that former crown princess Himani has already reached …

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Nine of two families murdered in Panchthar

  By Our Reporter It seems Nepali society is yet to overcome violence sowed by the Maoists in the past. It is evident from the killing of nine members of the two families in Panchthar on Monday night. Police said that nine people of two families at Miklangjung Rural Municipality-3 …

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