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IME Insurance introduces bee insurance scheme

By Our Reporter IME General Insurance Ltd. has introduced a new scheme of bee insurance. IME Insurance Ltd has signed an agreement with the Nepal Bee Farming Central Cooperatives Ltd for insurance of bees. Deputy general manager of the IME General Insurance Ltd, Sri Sharan Regmi and Cooperatives’ chairman Arjun …

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Oli’s India visit, Kim’s diplomacy and Trump’s Pyongyang moment

BY M. R. JOSSE NEW YORK, NY: On the eve of Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli’s official India visit one encounters the shop-worn argument about Nepali prime ministers ‘always’ visiting India ‘first’. While this bit of diplomatic hokum is freely bandied about, notably the myth-spinners fail to explain why Prime …

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Chinese president to address 2018 Boao Forum

BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday. The forum, scheduled for April 8 to 11 in Boao, a coastal town in …

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KP Oli’s Delhi sojourn

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli is leaving for New Delhi, India on a three-day official visit at the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Before, Indian Foreign Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj visited Nepal immediately after the Oli-led left alliance swept parliamentary and provincial elections, paving …

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Oli-Modi to read each other’s mind in one-on-one meeting

By Our Reporter Following the political tradition of visiting Delhi first once becoming the prime minister of Nepal established since introduction of multiparty system in 1990, our PM KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Delhi tomorrow (6 April) at the invitation of his Indian counterpart NarendraModi. PM Oli has said …

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UML-Maoist unification still uncertain!

By Our Reporter Uncertainty over the unification of the CPN-UML and the CPN-Maoist Centre has increased as the two parties have been divided over certain issues when the unification process has reached the final stage. When CPN-Maoist Centre boss Pushpa Kamal Dahal claimed that he would not be ready to …

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Finance minister presents bleak picture of economy

By Our Reporter Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has presented a bleak picture of Nepal’s economy and has blamed the distribution -oriented programmes for the poor economic status. Unveiling whitepaper on Friday, Dr Khatiwad pointed out economic challenges facing the country due to various causes. He identified lack of proper …

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Economic health of the nation

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Finance minister Yubraj Khatiwada has presented miserable picture of our economy. It is not a surprise that we all were aware about the down-trading economic indicators presented by the Nepal Rastra Bank. Our foreign trade was negative by many folds, remittance revenue was declining and more …

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PM’s India visit only goodwill visit

By Our Reporter When there have been various speculations regarding Prime Minister K P Oli’s India visit, especially the issues he would discuss with his Indian counterpart, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali had made it clear that the visit would be only a goodwill visit and there would be no formal …

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Who will be with PM during his India visit

By Our Reporter Although there were reports that Prime Minister K P Oli was taking a jumbo team with him, it was not clear who would be included in his team by Tuesday evening. The government had booked 55 seats of the RA for April 6 and 8, hinting that …

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