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PM Oli’s China visit under Indian shadow?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli left for Beijing on an official visit to China on Tuesday leading a 111-member jumbo delegation. However, his visit seemed to be influenced by Indian shadow as he omitted a number of agendas he had floated during the elections. Oli who …

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Where is a petro-products deal? Testing time for Oli

By Our Reporter During his first visit to Beijing in the capacity of the prime minister of Nepal two years ago, KP Sharma Oli and his Chinese counterpart had agreed to import 30 percent out of the total imports of our petro-products from China. This time, we have not seen …

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Deuba losing grip in NC

By Our Reporter The national assembly of the Nepali Congress district presidents held in Hetauda became the venue for demonstrating strength for both establishment fiction and opposition fiction in the Nepali Congress. Different factions in the party were seen united against party president Sher Bahadur Deuba. They had put pressure …

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Why India denies international air routes via western Nepal?

By Our Reporter India has agreed to allow the operating of international flights via Janakpur and Biratnagar besides from the in existence only international air route via Simara. This is an achievement. But Nepal is constructing an international airport in Pokhara and Bhairahawa as well and for operation of these …

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Nepal-India agree to open three new air routes

By Our Reporter A meeting of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Airport Authority of India (AAI)  agreed to make the Kathmandu-Biratnagar and Kathmandu-Janakpur air routes two-way. Both the parties also agreed to make Janakpur-Patna air-route two-way. Similarly, the meeting held on Saturday decided that the existing Kathmandu-Mahendranagar-New Delhi …

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All 7 provinces present ambitious budget

By Our Reporter Provincial governments of all seven provinces presented the budget for next fiscal year 2018-19 in their respective provincial assemblies on Friday. Except for Province 4, others have presented budgets of an inflated size. Of Rs. 24.02 billion budget presented by Province 4, about 66 per cent of …

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Oli receives memorandum before his Beijing sojourn

By Our Reporter Rastriya Jagaran Parishad has submitted a memorandum letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli drawing his attention on Nepal’s priority agendas before his departure to Beijing. Sadhya Bahadur Bhandari, coordinator of the Parishad, handed over the memorandum to PM Oli. It is stated in the memorandum letter, …

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Prices hike after the budget

By Our Reporter Businessmen of Nepal are expert in showing their profit-oriented nature by hiking the prices of essential commodities immediately after the tabulation of the budget. Although the budget comes into effect only from July 17, the scrupulous businessmen, shopkeepers and middlemen have increased the prices of food and …

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Valley receives muddy rains

By Our Reporter The Kathmandu Valley and many parts of Nepal received mud-mixed rains on Friday night. The denizens were shocked when they saw their roofs and flower plants covered with mud.  It was the first time they had seen mud falling from the sky with rainwater. However, meteorologists said …

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Strained India-China relations after SCO meet, game changer CPEC

BY N. P. UPADHYAYA Kathmandu: As was expected and believed, the Indian lobby in Kathmandu have suddenly become active and has begun talking, sorry to say, nonsense and absurd. Vilifying China has begun under instructions from above perhaps. Their target this time is definitely Nepal-China relations which is about to …

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