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Protest against prohibited zone

Kathmandu, 5 July : The Nepal Students’ Union staged a demonstration in the newly prohibited zone at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday. NC central member and former NSU President Pradip Paudel led the demonstration involving students affiliated to the Union. The demonstrators clashed with police on the occasion, during which some were …

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Machhapuchchhre Bank partners with SMA International

Kathmandu, 5 July : Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited  (MBL)has partnered with Hong Kong-based SMA International for providing customers around the globe with quick, easy and hassle free remittance payment service. SMA International Ltd, Hong Kong is fully regulated by Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department will provide remittance service using WorkerAppz …

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EPG meeting prepares final report

By Our Reporter The Eminent Persons Group (EPG) on Nepal-India Relations has prepared the final joint report. The ninth meeting of the EPG held in Kathmandu on Friday and Saturday finalised the report and announced that it completed its responsibilities assigned by Nepal and India. The EPG was formed in …

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EPG recommendations without referendum?

By Our Reporter The Eminent Persons’ Group from both Nepal and India has compiled a final recommendation to be submitted to the concerned governments to review all bilateral treaties including the treaty of 1950. From the beginning, we have been lauding for scrapping the 1950 treaty and scrapping the provision …

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Dr KC launches fast onto death again

By Our Reporter Senior orthopedic surgeon Dr. Govinda KC has been staging indefinite hunger strike at the District Police Office in Jumla since Saturday. He had reached to Jumla to protest alterations in the Medical Education Ordinance with the Replacement Bill registered in the Parliament Secretariat on Friday. He has …

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A glance at Oli’s prosperous Nepal

By Our Reporter In every speech he gives to the people and his cadres, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli doesn’t miss to repeat the word “prosperous Nepal”. But how we are becoming prosperous, no one has any idea. The Commission for Abuse of Authority (CIAA) is taken as a …

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Illegally imported cloth dominates Nepal’s market

By Our Reporter A bizarre fact has been revealed about cloth being used by Nepalis. According to a new report published by The Rising Nepal, 80 per cent cloth in Nepal is brought illegally, which has not only affected domestic textile industries but also the government revenues. Every year about …

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Government bans demonstration at Maitighar Mandala

By Our Reporter The government has imposed a ban on demonstrations at Maitighar Mandala citing that protest staged at the place caused inconveniences to people and vehicular movements. The government decision has drawn criticism from Nepali Congress and Bibeksheel Sajha Party while Dr. Govinda KC, who has been staging a …

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Agro sector GDP contribution declining

By Our Reporter The contribution of the agriculture sector to the Gross Domestic Products (GDP) has been declining annually, thanks to the growth of other sectors. Agriculture sector’s contribution to the GDP has declined by around 4 per cent in the last three years. The contribution of the agriculture sector …

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