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Japanese grant for educational development

Kathmandu, 22 July: Government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant assistance of Japanese Yen (JPY) 628 million (equivalent to approximately Rs 639.9 million) to Nepal under the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) first and second phase and JPY 300 million (equivalent to approximately Rs 305.7 million) …

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Deuba warns of stir

Kathmandu, 22 July: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has warned of street protests if the government does not amend some of the bills tabled in the parliament. The main opposition leader reiterated the stand that bills including Media Council Bill, National Human Rights Commission Bill and others should …

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Billions of rupees taken away

Kathmandu, 22 July: Twenty-six foreign companies operating in Nepal have taken over Rs 28 billion from the country in the last fiscal year. The amount being taking out of the country ranged from Rs 500,000 to Rs 12 billion.  According to Nepal Rastra Bank, the company which took out the …

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Egyptian national day observed in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, July 22 (RSS): Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a reception organised on the occasion of the National Day of Egypt here today. The special ceremony was hosted by Egypt’s Ambassador to Nepal, Iman Mostafa, at her residence in Lalitpur on the National Day of Egypt and 62nd anniversary …

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Thses are the lucky new leaders of NCP

Kathmandu, 22 July: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has appointed in-charges and joint in-charges in 77 districts and six metropolitan cities.  The NCP has also given recognition to metropolitan city as a district. There are six metropolitan cities in the country. There are more than one in -charge in …

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Gold smugglers using new routes

Kathmandu, 22 July: The smugglers of  precious yellow metal are found using new smuggling routes lately. Police have arrested a person with two kilogrammes of gold from Nagdhunga.Police nabbed Bhim Bahadur Tamang of Gosainkunda rural municipality-5 of Rasuwa district in course of checking the passenegr bus en route to Kathmandu …

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NCP names district heads

Kathmandu, 22 July: The Nepal Communist Party (NC) has finalised the names of in-charge and joint in-charge of 77 district committees and six metropolitan cities. The NCP has recognized metropolitan city as the district committee.  The NCP Secretariat meeting finalized the names in this regard in the discussion held for …

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Lalita Niwas land scam: Bijay Gachhedar absconding

Kathmandu, 21 July: As the Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) and Central Investigation Bureau  (CIB) of Nepal Police are minutely investigating into the Lalita Niwas land grab scam and illegal transfer of state’s property to private ownership,  people responsible for such unlawful acts are in wanted list …

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Series of anti-Deuba camp meetings

Kathmandu, 21 July: As the 14th General Convention of the main opposition party Nepali Congress is approaching, the anti-establishment or Deuba group has intensified its meeting in a bid to corner him. According to Nayapatrika daily, the Koirala family, Ram Chandra Poudel and Krishna Sitaula groups and their subgroups have …

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Biplav’s right hand in police net

Kathmandu, 21 July: Police have arrested Maila Lama, one of the influential leaders of the rebellious group, Netra Bikram Chand  aka Biplav-led Nepal Communist Party (NCP), from Kathmandu. A team of Metropolitan Police Crime Division (MPCD) arrested Lama from Kadaghari last night. Lama is the in-charge of Kathmandu Valley Bureau …

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