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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Budget: No more than traditional


By Our Reporter Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada Tuesday unveiled the Federal Budget of Rs. 1,315 billion, focusing on  basic and modern physical infrastructure such as road, railways, irrigation and electricity projects, employment generation, reconstruction of the structures damaged in the 2015 earthquake, good governance and investment in agriculture, …

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Minister introducing syndicate in manpower sector


By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is repeatedly saying that his government is going to end syndicate in all sectors but his own ministers are trying to introduce syndicate in different ways. Minister Gokarna Bista is planning to increase deposit by making it 400 million rupees for the …

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Oli government unveils 100 days’ achievements


By Our Reporter The government formed under Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in February has completed 100 days in office. In 100 days, the powerful government has not produced the expected results, yet it did something important to end a few malpractices prevalent in public administration, transportation, foreign employment and …

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Republic Day marked without enthusiasm

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By Our Reporter Kathmandu, May 29: The government marked the Republic Day on Tuesday by organising a formal programme in Kathmandu. However, the people showed no interest in marking the day. Even the private sector newspapers did not carry out special supplement on the occasion of the Republic Day. Only …

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Sushma Swaraj admits her mistake on Janakpur comment


By Our Reporter In response to queries on the statement made by Minister for External Affairs of India SushmaSwaraj, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA),has said thatthe attention of the Government of Nepal had been drawn to the statement made by her during her annual press conference. …

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Who will take action against Sharada Adhikari?

By Our Reporter Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has given strict instructions to the district administrators to arrest the construction contractors who have delayed construction works and also those who have used inferior quality materials in the construction works. Some district administrators have taken action against such wrong doers, but …

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Conducive investment environment, positive impact on the economy

BY SHARACHCHANDRA BHANDARY Kathmandu, 28 May: Environment for investment is gradually becoming favourable as the country is headed towards political stability following the three tiers’ election as per the new constitution. Improving in the supply system, availability of energy, expansion of the trade sector, and acceleration of construction and reconstruction …

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The dog that didn’t bark and more


BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: Many readers of this column must be familiar with the Shylock Holmes story where a dog that didn’t bark provided a vital clue to unraveling a baffling murder mystery. Yours faithfully was reminded of it, interestingly enough, when mulling over some intriguing aspects of Nepal-China relations, …

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When Gantantra Diwas becomes Balkrishna Dhungel Diwas


By Our Reporter Early in the morning on the Republic Day this year Balkrishna Dhungel was released from jail. The strong government led by Communist Party of Nepal, after the unification, has made the first decision to give impunity to Dhungel, a criminal accused for murder by the Court. Morning …

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