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Korea to conduct feasibility study

Kathmandu, 24 April: The government is all set to award a feasibility study contract to a Koran company for the construction of Kathmandu-Birgunj electric railway. According to Dristi vernacular weekly, a South Korean company has been selected to conduct the feasibility study. The company was selected through international bidding. People’s …

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Endemic in United Academy

Kathmandu, 24 April: The Lalitpur-based United Academy, a private institute has experienced a severe health problem. According to Dristi vernacular weekly, more than 55 residential students fell ill owing to carelessness of management in supplying pure drinking water. Some students are reported to have infected by hepatitis and other serious …

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Nepal elected as Chair in the UN

Kathmandu, 24 April: Nepal has been elected by acclamation as Chair of the Committee on Conferences, a permanent subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), for the year 2018. According to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, Nepal was appointed by the President of the General …

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Be aware doctors ! 

Kathmandu, 24 April:  If you are a practicing medic and your handwriting is impossible to read, you may land in problem. According to Kantipur daily, the doctors will be suspended if their prescription is illegible. The Ethical Committee of Nepal Medical Council has issued a notice that in case the …

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‘People remain the same, leaders enjoy gain’

Kathmandu, 24 April:  Today is twelfth Loktantra Diwas (Democracy Day). On this special day, Kantipur daily has devoted its editorial and opinion pages in highlighting the plight of Nepal, the selfish leaders and weak Nepalis in every walk of life. It has also published a front page news story where …

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International Buddhist Conference

Kathmandu, 23 April: Buddhist intellectuals of 38 countries are set to participate in the International Buddhist Conference  to take place in, Lumbini, the birthplace of Gautam Buddha on 28-29 April 2018. According to  Vice-Chairperson of Lumbini Development Trust Abadhesh Kumar Tripathi , Minister for Culture and Religion from 15 countries …

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Nepal for early convening of SAARC Summit

Kathmandu, 23 April: Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Amjad Hussian B. Sial called on Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali on Monday. While felicitating the Minister on his assumption of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Nepal, the Secretary General …

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Per capita debt augments

Kathmandu, 23April: Per capita debt of Nepalis has increased by Rs 2,114 in the fiscal year 2016/17. Now it has reached to Rs 24,276 against Rs 22,129. A report submitted by the Financial Comptroller General’s Office stated that the total debt of the government was Rs 696.69 billion till 2016/17. …

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Manager arrested for taking bribe

Kathmandu, 23April: Assistant manager of the Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) Bardibas branch, Jagadish Prasad Kafle, has been arrested red-handed while accepting bribe money from a client. A team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Bardibas office held Kafle while taking Rs 50,000 as commission from …

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Joint efforts and rightly implementation: Key success to development projects

By Sharachchandra Bhandary Kathmandu, 23April: With an objective of taking stock of  current situation and understand the on-going federal reform implications to the overall governance structure, to effective service delivery and to the Finnish funded programmes in Nepa, a Finnish Development Policy Committee (DPC) visited Nepal from 15-20 April. The …

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