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Surya Nepal, Siddhartha Shumsher highest taxpayers

By Our Reporter The Government of Nepal has honoured the highest taxpayers under different categories on the occasion of the 7th National Tax Day recently. The highest taxpayers were honoured also to promote the taxpaying culture. Finance Minister Dr Yuvraj Khatiwada honoured the top companies in 15 categories amidst a …

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RPP leaders stress for party unity

By Our Reporter Twenty leaders of the three Rastriya Prajatantra Parties (RPPs) recently urged their leadership to unify the parties at the earliest. Issuing a joint statement on Sunday, they said that the leaders and workers of all level of the parties were committed to creating a single party by …

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WB pledges support to Nepal

By Our Reporter World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer reiterated the World Bank’s commitment to supporting Nepal in its ambitious transition to federalis. Schafer was in Nepal for a five-day visit last week. During his meeting with Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Schafer congratulated the government’s …

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Textile manufacturers open industries after two days’ shut down

By Our Reporter Nepal Textile Association (NTA) withdrew its decision to shut down all industries across the country for a week. The textile manufacturers on Sunday agreed to open their industries following an assurance from Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada to find an amicable solution to their problem. Finance …

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President becomes expensive

By Our Reporter President Bidya Devi Bhandari is now drawing flak from public, including the cadres of the CPN, for her greed for luxurious cars and more space for her Sheetal Niwas palace. When the media published two news relating to the President, first allocation of additional 140 million rupees …

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Police seek semi-judicial rights

By Our Reporter Senior police officers have demanded semi-judicial rights to the Metropolitan Police Commissioner’s Office (MPCO). Speaking at a function organised on the occasion of the 13th anniversary of the establishment of Metropolitan Police on Sunday, they said that the police have felt difficulty to go to action in …

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All together now?

By Maila Baje If a single garland strung across the necks of our three preeminent Koiralas is what it takes to start talking about reviving the Nepali Congress, we’ll take it. The individual ambitions of Shashank, Shekhar and Sujata Koirala to don the dynastic crown Girija Prasad Koirala left behind …

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Economy under deathtrap

By PR Pradhan The country’s balance of payment scenario has become negative and the negative situation is further increasing. This is the indication that our economy is heading towards a negative path. Also, this is an indication that the foreign currency reserve ratio is declining as we are spending very …

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Reminiscences

Congress stalwart Subarna Shumshere rescinded his armed revolt against king Mahendra’s 1960 ‘coup’ and launched his first ‘national reconciliation’ campaign which saw more political participants into Mahendra’s panchayat system. An outcry among the original grass roots for proper evaluation of workers who felt superseded by the new entrants prompted Mahendra’s …

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