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Curfew lifted in Kanchanpur

Kathmandu, 28 August: Since situation becomes normal in Kanchanpur, the local administration has lifted curfew from 5 am today. The local authority had imposed curfew after locals were agitated when the Police presented a mentally disabled person on the suspect of Nirmala Pant’s murder one month ago. After lifting of …

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Court orders to present Bishwakarma within 24 hours

Kathmandu, 27 August: The Supreme Court on Sunday ordered to present Khadga Bahadur Bishwakarma at the Supreme Court within 24 hours. Bishwakarma’s brother Birendra Bishwakarma had filed a writ petition claiming Bishwakarma’s arrest was illegal. Responding Birendra’s petition, the Court has asked to present Bishwakarma at the court within 24 …

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Kerung-Kathmandu railway possible

Kathmandu, 26 August: Recently conducted feasibility study has confirmed that the Rasuwagari-Kathmandu railway line is technically possible. According to Madhusudan Adhikari, secretary at the Transportation and Physical Infrastructure Ministry, who has just returned after attending the bilateral meeting held in China on construction of the railway line, the Chinese side …

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NAC to face “iron gate” before flying to South Korea

Kathmandu, 25 August: Nepal Airlines Corporation has to clear air safety provisions (safety audit) to acquire permission to start air service to South Korea. EU has blacklisted Nepali airlines, therefore, South Korea has wanted to conduct safety audit, reports Onlinekhabar news portal. Nepali civil aviation officials have taken it as …

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Nirmala Pant murder episode: two sisters under arrest

Kathmandu, 25 August: Of late, agitation is continue in Bhimdutta Municipality, Kanchanpur demanding arrest of the real culprit on rape and murder case of Nirmala Pant, 13 on 30 July in Bhimdutta Municipality, Kanchanpur. The government is under attack from all sides after death of 14 year old Sani Khuna …

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History has lessons from tariff war

Five years after Rana Mitter (Mitter), professor of the history and politics of modern China at Oxford University, published his book Forgotten Ally: China’s World War II 1937-1945, he admitted receiving good reviews and believed that the West is slowly beginning to realize that China’s role in WWII was important …

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South Asian countries miffed by Indian hegemony

By Kiran: RECENTLY, the Economic Times quoting Chinese state media stated: “The Maldives asking India to take back its military helicopters and personnel deployed there reflects the country’s increasing desire to rid itself of the excessive Indian influence.” Global Times also in its editorial highlighted Indian anxieties with regard to …

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Biplav warns to launch armed struggle

Kathmandu, 24 August: Biplab has warned that if the government will not stop series-wise arrest of the Nepal Communist Party workers, the party will launch armed struggle. In a statement issued on Thursday evening, it is stated that if the government will not stop arrest of the party leaders and …

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Mishra’s name recommended to the post of chief justice

Kathmandu, 24 August: The meeting of the Constitutional Council held on Thursday has recommended Om Prakash Mishra to the post of the chief justice of the Supreme Court. Currently, Mishra is working at the capacity of action chief justice since Deepak Raj Joshi’s name was rejected by the Parliamentary Hearing …

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NAC didn’t get new destinations

Kathmandu, 24 August: Nepal Airlines Corporation’s plan to fly in new destinations with its wide body aircraft has been failed due to the ban imposed by European Union, reports Annapurnapost daily. Now, the newly introduced wide body aircrafts are also flying to the same destinations where narrow body aircrafts are …

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