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Oli dissatisfied with his ministers

Kathmandu, 30 July: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has become dissatisfied with some ministers in his cabinet, reports Sanghu vernacular weekly. Currently, Oli is strongly unhappy with the performance of Physical Infrastructure and Transportation minister Raghubir Mahaseth, Forest minister Shakti Basnet, Agriculture minister Chakrapani Khanal, Industry, Commerce and Supplies minister …

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English loving finance minister

Kathmandu, 30 July: Finance minister Dr Yubraj Khatiwada is fond of speaking English, reports Tarun vernacular weekly. When members of the No 7 province parliament had the opportunity to call on finance minister Khatiwada, the latter spoke in English. Khatiwada is found speaking English with others also. When PM Oli …

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NAC’s inefficient management

Kathmandu, July 28: The recent addition of two wide-body aircraft to Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC)’s fleet may do little to recover the national flag carrier’s long-tarnished image, as lack of efficient management could result in the two new long-range planes remaining grounded for a while, reports The Himalayan Times daily. …

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Purnachandra Thapa acting CoAS

Kathmandu, 27 July: Chief of General Staff Gen Purnachandra Thapa has been assigned as the acting Chief of Army Staff by the cabinet meeting held on 26 July. CoAS Gen Rajendra Chhetri is going to be retired on 9 September. There is a tradition for taking leave by the CoAS …

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NC’s hard efforts to fail Govt-KC talks

Kathmandu, 27 July: Finally, the government talks team and the talks team of Dr Gobinda KC have inked nine-point agreement on Thursday late night. Gobinda KC ended fast onto death the same evening by drinking juice offered by CPN’s parliamentarian party deputy leader, Subhas Nembang. According to Ratopati Online news …

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Nilkantha Upreti’s Delhi connection

Kathmandu, 27 July: The government has recommended Nilkantha Upreti as the new ambassador to India. Upreti, who was migrated to Parbat from Dhading, had passed SLC examination from Arunodaya Middle High School, Gitanagar, Chitwan, at second division in 2025 BS. Then after, he had entered Kathmandu for his further education. …

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Security guard for Deuba’s wife

Kathmandu, 27 July: After a shameful defeat in the election, the then prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was counting his days in office. Before quitting the office, Deuba took a decision to deploy a large number of security personnel for himself. As a former prime minister, he can get security …

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Indian investment in Kantipur Media

Kathmandu, 27 July: The Kantipur Media Group has decided to provide its 30 percent share to India’s Times of India (TOI). According to sources, Kailash Shirohiya, managing director of the Kantipur Media Group has endorsed an agreement with TOI’s Rajnish, reports Drishti vernacular weekly. When Shirohiya agreed to bring the …

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Foreigners’ united front against Oli government?

Kathmandu, 27 July: The present government led by PM KP Sharma Oli has just completed five months. The government, ensuring two-thirds majority is believed to be a permanent government which is expected to complete full term of five years. However, against such an expectation from all sectors, an united front …

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