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Unidentified group loots 463 thousand rupees

Kathmandu, 2 July: An unidentified group on motorbike has looted 463 thousand rupees by opening fire in Gaidhawaha, Rupandehi. Reshamkumari Malla of Gaidhawaha village municipality was looted by the group. She had withdrawn the money from the Agriculture Development Bank in Lumbini. People’s News Monitoring Service  

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4,35,200 applications for 9,162 posts

Kathmandu, 2 July: The Public Service Commission (PSC)  is all set to move forward with the recruitment process for  9,162 local level staffers.According to the PSC 4,35,200 job seekers have applied for the post so far. The PSC  is mulling  hold examinations in August, September and October. Interviews are scheduled …

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33 Kg gold smuggle case: High court Judge fired

Kathmandu,2 July: The Judicial Council has dismissed justice of the Biratnagar High Court Umesh Kumar Singh. According to the council  Singh has been removed from the position for not acting in accordance to the law and decorum while hearing the application of those accused of smuggling 33 kilograms of gold …

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Nepal: Safe heaven for foreigners

Kathmandu,2 July:A Russian national who was found staying illegally in Nepal has been arrested from Pokhara. A team from the Tourist Police Office arrested Nikckolay Olegovich Voronov from Khahare of Pokhara-6. He failed to produce official documents concerning him such as citizenship and passport before the police. He owns a …

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Protest in front of Sriankan embassy

Kathmandu, 2 July: Various organizations including the Amnesty International Nepal have launched peaceful protest against Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s signing on June 26 a decree for executing death sentence to four people convicted of drug offense. Along with AI Nepal, Advocacy Forum, Accountability Watch Group, Jury Nepal and Common …

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Supreme Court paves way for recruitment

Kathmandu, 1 July:The Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order on the petition to halt the process of recruiting 9,161 staffers at the local units, announced by the Public Service Commission (PSC). The session bench of Justices Hari Krishna Karki and Ananda Mohan Bhattarai has refused to issue …

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Bribed money in others bank account

Kathmandu, 1 July:The former commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Raj Narayan Pathak, deposited the money he earned by misusing his position, into a bank account of a junior staffer of the Tribhuwan International Airport Immigration Office. Pathak had resigned earlier this year after he …

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Over 5,000 bank accounts freezed

Kathmandu, 1 July: Tax authorities have frozen the bank accounts of around 5,000 firms and individual tax payers and prevented a number of them from travelling overseas for not clearing their tax liabilities. According to The Kathmandu Post, it is the first time that tax payers, individuals and firms have …

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NTB clarifies on IIFA controversy

Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) has made it clear that no agreement has been reached yet on the amount to be paid to the organizers of Indian International Film Awards (IIFA). According to  NTB,  the government is not paying organizers of the IIFA nearly Rs 1 billion to host the awards …

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Upendra Yadav quitting government

Kathmandu,1 July: The Samajwadi Party Nepal is mulling of quitting the government so that it can raise its voice for constitution amendment more strongly. Leaders of the party say they have waited too long, but the incumbent government led by Khagda  Oli has not taken any step to address their …

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