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Japan provides cancer diagnostic devices

By Our Reporter Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract to provide the latest diagnostic devices to the International Concern Center (ICC), for installation at the Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Centre. The agreement was signed between the Embassy of Japan and Dr. Anjan Shakya, Chairperson of ICC, …

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Demise of National Trading Limited

By PR Pradhan Very sad! Yet one another government trading house is going to be shut down. The government has decided to close down the National Trading Limited, a government undertaking, which was running in profit until the last days of the panchayat system but became victim of multiparty democracy …

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UML and Maoist Centre reach final stage of unification

By Our Reporter It has been almost three months since the first phase elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies concluded. But the country is yet to get a new government of the left alliance that clinched absolute majority, short by a few seats for a two-thirds majority, …

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All provinces get CM, speaker, NC represents nowhere

By Our Reporter Chief Ministers have been appointed in all seven provinces, with Province No 3 becoming the first province to appoint its chief minister. Dor Mani Poudel, who had earlier served as speaker of the province in the capacity of the senior-most assembly members, also became the first chief …

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Deuba government’s decision to nominate three NA members irks President

By Our Reporter The Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government has been making important appointments even after the ruling Nepali Congress faced a humiliating defeat in the recent elections. The latest decision of the government to recommend the names of three persons to be appointed in the National Assembly has irked President …

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Five political parties choose kin of leaders, business tycoon in PR seats

By Our Reporter The political parties, which had drawn flak for nominating their kin in the Constituent Assemblies under the proportionate representation (PR) electoral system, did not correct themselves while selecting the lawmakers to the House of Representatives under the PR election system. The powerful leaders succeeded to send their …

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Belt and Road Initiative benefits Nepal

By Our Reporter The Nepal¬-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCCI) organized a seminar on ‘Strengthening Cooperation to Promote the Construction of the Belt and Road between Nepal and China’ in Kathmandu on Monday. The chief guest of the seminar, Foreign Secretary Shankar Das Bairagi, highlighted the importance of Belt …

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IME pay announces the introduction of its B2B services

By Our Reporter IME pay, a mobile financial service platform developed and operated by IME Digital Solution Limited, Nepal’s first licensed Payment Service Provider (PSP) has announced the launch of its B2B services. Though it is a mobile financial services platform that aims at facilitating various payments through agent assisted …

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Indian Army Chief Rawat chief guest of the Nepal Army Day

By Our Reporter Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat was the chief guest of the Nepal Army Day this year. Rawat had arrived in Kathmandu on a three-day official visit to Nepal on Monday at the invitation of the Nepal Army to attend the ceremony held the Army Pavilion. Nepal Army …

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Three smugglers of rhino horns nabbed

By Our Reporter Police detained three alleged traders, including two Nepal Army personnel, involved in smuggling of rhino horns from Kathmandu. A special squad of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CIB) detained them from Lainchour of Kathmandu while they were looking for customers to sell the animal parts on Saturday. …

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