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Mayors demand scrapping of KVDA

Kathmandu, 9 May: The 18 mayors of various municipalities of the Kathmandu Valley  including two metropolitan cities have demanded that the Kathmandu Valley Development Authority (KVDA) ‘s dissolution as it has created impediments and interfering with the jurisdiction of local units. According to Kantipur daily,  KVDA  is  not abiding by …

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Wide- body probe committee submits report

Kathmandu, 9 May: The probe sub-committee to investigate into the irregularities and misappropriation of funds relating to purchase of two wide- body air crafts formed by the International Relations Committee of the Federal Parliament has submitted its report on Wednesday. The coordinator of the committee Deepak Prakash Bhatta submitted the …

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Indo-US backing for Yadav-Bhattarai unification

By Our Reporter The Upendra Yadav led Federal Socialist Forum and Baburam Bhattarai led Naya Shakti Party have been merged into a new party, Socialist Party Nepal. Yadav is known as a pro-West leader, whereas, Bhattarai is known as close to the Indian Congress and RAW. Furthermore, Yadav is very …

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Policy and programmes: No more but an easy imagination

By Our Economic Observer “Steamers have already started to run in our rivers, soon, we will operate ships”, this is no more than the imagination of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. The government policy and programmes presented by President Bidya Devi Bhandari in the Federal Parliament on 3 May is …

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PM Oli leaving for Vietnam today

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Vietnam today (9 May) in an eight-day official visit to Vietnam and Cambodia. Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Minister for Foreign Affairs, informed that the visit will focus on how the war-torn country, Vietnam, became an economic powerhouse in the East …

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Russia simplifies citizenship for Ukraine citizens

By Our Reporter On 24 April Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the introduction of simplified citizenship of Russia for persons permanently residing in certain areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. This decree was adopted in accordance with articles 14 and 29 of the Federal law …

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H5N1 avian influenza in Kathmandu.

The Ministry of Health and Population confirmed the first human death in Nepal. by organising a press meet at the ministry on Thursday. According to the ministry, the patient died on March 29 while undergoing treatment. The patient was admitted in a hospital on 24 March.

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Easter Sunday Sri Lankan bombings: external underpinnings

By MR Josse GAITHERSBURG, MD: This column focuses on South and Northeast Asia spurred by a number of revealing write-ups, in the aftermath of the horrendous carnage that befell Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, courtesy indigenous Sri Lankan Islamic suicide bombers linked to their notorious Islamic partners-in-crime. INDIAN NEXUS After …

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Transit and transportation agreement with China a milestone: Minsiter Baskota

By Our Reporter Gokul Baskota, Minister for Communications and Information Technology, addressing the weekly press conference on last Thursday said that Nepal’s desire to create its own international image and presence was fulfilled after Nepal signed a protocol with China to implement the Transit and Transport Agreement inked earlier. The …

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Machhapuchre Bank adds 14 branchless banking service centers

By Our Reporter Machhapuchre Benk Lts has brought into operation additional 13 branchless banking service centers in Jhapa and 1 in Letang, Morang of No 1 Province. Those people from village area, who are deprived from the banking service, can receive modern banking service from such centers. Along with the …

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