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Former ambassador Keshab Jha found dead

Kathmandu, 20 August: Former ambassador to France Keshab Raj Jha was found dead at his house in Thapathali this morning. According to DSP Mohan Thapa, spokesperson at the Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, Jha, 80, was found dead at his house this morning. Jha was found deep knife wound on his …

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BRI is the economic revolutionary design for region

By Muhammad THE Chinese government calls the Belt and Road initiative “a bid to enhance regional connectivity and embrace a brighter future”. Others see it as a push by China to take a larger role in global affairs with a China-centered trading network.In concrete terms, the Belt and Road initiative …

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China constructed underpass partially in operation

Kathmandu, 19 August: China constructed underpass at Kalanki has partially been operated in a trial basis from 17 August. The underpass will come into full operation soon. After opening of the underpass, traffic jam at Kalanki will be reduced significantly. Now, vehicles operating in Ringroa and also operating in Kalanki-Thankot …

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Kerung-Kathmandu railway estimated cost Rs. 257 Billion

Kathmandu, 19 August: The tentative cost for construction of Kerung-Kathmandu railway will be 257 billion rupees and it will take nine years to complete the construction works, reports Ratopati online portal. According to Prakash Upadhaya, senior engineer of the Railway Department the railway will be 72.25 kms long and per …

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India’s Maoists still posing a major threat

By Bertil Lintner India’s Maoist insurgents have suffered some setbacks recently, but remain a significant security problem, especially in the country’s tribal heartland, according to the Indian website South Asia Intelligence Review (SATP). At least 15 insurgents from the Communist Party of India (Maoist), or CPI (M), were killed and …

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Former King expresses deep sorrow on Vajpayee’s demise

Kathmandu, 17 August: Former King Gyanendra has expressed deep sorrow on sad demise of Indian ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Former King Gyanendra, in a condolence message on Vajpayee’s demise, has stated that Nepal has lost a well-wisher and outstanding friend and the world has lost a respectful statesman, according …

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Independence Day of Pakistan Special

Message from Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Independence Day of Pakistan on 14 August, 2018 I felicitate fellow Pakistanis on the auspicious occasion of our 71nd Independence Day. This day refreshes our enthusiasm and rejuvenates our resolve to work for the progress and prosperity of …

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New Criminal Code act from August 18

By Our Reporter At a time when the government has made all preparations to implement the New Criminal Code from Friday, a section of the society has objected to some provisions inserted in the new code. Similarly, the parliament is mulling over for changing its name to ‘Samhita’. The Nepal …

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World Bank to lend fund to implement federalism

By Our Reporter Finance Minister Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada has returned home after attending the meeting of the Word Bank with a hope that the WB would provide needed support for the effective implementation of federalism in Nepal. The government of Nepal is now in need of more international support and …

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