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PM Oli embarking on China visit from June 19

Kathmandu, 13 June : Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to China on coming June 19, Tuesday, at the invitation of Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the of the People’s Republic of China. During the visit to the northern neighbour, the Prime Minister …

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Economy signals bad signs

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By Our Reporter The overall balance of payment (BoP) of the country has widened further during the first 10 months of current fiscal year to Rs. 18.93 billion. The BoP deficit was Rs. 14.93 in the first nine months of the current fiscal year while it was in surplus of …

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Dahal again floats his desire to become executive president

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By Our Reporter Pushpa Kamal Dahal, who was nicknamed by the cadres of the Nepali Congress and the UML during the 2008 Constituent Assembly elections as Bhitte Rastrapati (wall president), has again exhibited his deep desire to become the executive president after he merged his party with the UML. Although …

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NAC to receive two aircrafts with different production numbers

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By Our Reporter In the commission game, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has violated its own pre-conditions it had issued while calling a tender for the purchase of two wide-body aircrafts. NAC has claimed that by 27 June it will receive its first wide-body Airbus 330-200 series aircraft and will …

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NC district presidents’ assembly likely to pose thereat to Deuba

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By Our Reporter District presidents of Nepali Congress are gathering in Hetauda next week. The gathering, first after the party’s humiliating defeat in the central and provincial parliaments, is likely to be tough for party president Sher Bahadur Deuba, as he is blamed for the party’s defeat in elections. The …

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Lessons from Qatar

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By Our Reporter A small Gulf country like Qatar efficiently dealt with the one year of economic blockade imposed on it by a much larger country Saudi Arabia and its allies. After the blockade, Qatar, an import based country, got a great lesson and gave special focus on becoming self …

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Government to make public names of the non-performing contractors

By Our Reporter Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa, who was lauded by public for ending syndicate in public transportation sector, has now tried to crack down on the construction contractors who do not complete the construction of projects in time. He has already instructed the authorities to collect the list …

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Former King’s Birthday to be celebrated

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By Our Reporter To observe the 72nd auspicious birthday of former King Gyanenda, a 3572-member civic birthday celebration committee has been formed under the chair of Yagya Prasad Acharya. 5 July is the birthday of the former King. The birthday celebration committee is comprised of noted personalities who have made …

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Airport politics

By Our Reporter The newly elected people’s representatives have given priority on construction of airports in their electoral constituencies. They have not conducted any cost-benefit analysis and other logistics in the operation of such airports. There is a kind of competition in constructing airports in different districts. With the political …

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CSC chair in Kunming

By Our Reporter Sundar Nath Bhattarai, officiating Chairman of China Study Centre, attend the 6th China – South & South-East Asian Think Tank Forum (CSSA-TTF), organized by The People’s Government of Yunnan Province of the People’s Republic of China and Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences, in Kunming from 13-15 June. …

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