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Commission to grill ex-IGP

Kathmandu, 27 April: The Special Enquiry Commission constituted to probe the smuggling of 33.5 Kilogram gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport last year, is all set to grill former Inspector General of Police Prakash Aryal, reports Nayapatrika daily. Ex-IGP Aryal is allegedly reported to have involved in smuggling.  People’s News …

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‘Sentiment of cadres must be addressed’

Kathmandu, 27 April: Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Center) leader Top Bahadur Rayamaji has underscored on addressing the sentiment of grass-root level party cadres before taking any concrete decision before the announcement of party unification. In an interview with Online Khabar, a news portal, leader Rayamaji has laid emphasis on intensive …

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Nepal closely monitoring Modi

Kathmandu, 27 April: High ranking officials of Nepal government, members of civil society, academia and intellectuals including the serving and retired diplomats are closely observing Indian Prime Minister’s China sojourn. According to Kantipur daily, officials at the China and India Desk of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and diplomats posted at Beijing …

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Bhutanese refugees push for resolution

Kathmandu, 27 April: A delegation of the Bhutanese refugees has met with Nepal Government officials seeking a resolution to the long-standing problems faced by the refugees. They met with the officials at the concerned ministry and the representatives of the political parties and drew their attention towards the refugees’ issues, …

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Two vie for NC VP

Kathmandu, 27April: Two leaders of Nepali Congress—Bijaya Kumar Gachchhadar and Gopal Man Shrestha—have applied for a position of party Vice President, reports Gorkhapatra daily. They demanded the position at on-going Central Working Committee meeting on election review that is underway since March 23. Speaking at the meeting, Gachchhadar claimed he is …

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Post quake construction

Kathmandu, 27 April: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has built a total of 142,000 houses in 31 districts. During a programme organized jointly by NRA and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Thursday, it was informed that some 450,000 were under construction currently, almost all print media of Friday have …

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Constitutional court decelerates

Kathmandu, 26 April: The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court has settled 50 cases so far. According to the Supreme Court only 50 out of the 265 disputes related to provisions in the constitution and registered with the bench have been cleared so far. These cases date back to nine …

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KFW withdraws support

Kathmandu, 26 April: German Development Bank (KfW) has pulled out from heritages reconstruction task. The Bank withdrew from the commitment to provide support in reconstruction of heritages of Bhaktapur district, damaged by Gorkha earthquake, as understanding was not reached between the municipality and donor agency regarding the process for the …

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CDOs transferred

Kathmandu, 26 April: The government has transferred Chief District Officers (CDOs) en mass. According to Ratopati, a digital news portal, the CDOs of 37 districts have been transferred today. The assigned officers among whom are 23 Joint Secretaries and 14 Under Secretaries. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Per capita increases

Kathmandu, 26 April: Per capita income of Nepalis has grown to more than one hundred thousand rupees. According to the Department of statistics, the relative growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has resulted in per capita income augment, reports Kantipur daily. The income of Nepalis has increased by 135 US$ …

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