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Kashmir suicide bomber radicalized after beating by troops, parents say

A suicide bomber who killed 44 paramilitary policemen in Indian-controlled Kashmir joined a militant group after having been beaten by troops three years ago, his parents told Reuters on Friday. Relatives of Adil Ahmad Dar, who according to police carried out the suicide attack on the Central Reserve Police Force …

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NMB Bank becomes the first bank to secure debt investment

By Our Reporter NMB Bank becomes the first bank in Nepal to secure USD 15 million debt investment from CDC Group. CDC Group plc is the UK’s development finance institution. Owned by the UK government, it invests in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the aim of supporting economic development …

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Mega Bank clients to get special discount from Blue Cross Hospital

By Our Reporter Blue Cross Hospital located in Thapathali is to provide special discount upto 20 percent to the Mega Bank clients. Bank’s CEO Anupama Khunjeli and Hospital’s board director Rajat Shrestha inked an agreement for providing special discount to the Bank clients. Considering good health of its clients, the …

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BRI conference to be held in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, 17 February: The second conference of the Belt and Road International Transportation Alliance (BRITA), comprise of 33 nations from the globe is going to be held from 25 to 27 February in Kathmandu. The first conference was held in Beijing. BRITA’s board members NASHA Foundation and Nepal Automobiles Association …

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Tamasa in “new Nepal”

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Our leaders of the day are entertaining to all of us with their funny performance. Word slips After the statement on Venezuela by Pushpkamal Dahal Prachanda, American ambassador Randy Berry called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the other day. It is learnt that Oli had …

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One year of Oli government: No sign of prosperity

By Our Reporter The present government led by KP Sharma Oli of the Communist Party of Nepal is marking its first anniversary tomorrow (Friday). Prime Minister Oli, ministers of his cabinet, a few leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and the media close to the party and …

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Government announces PMEP

By Our Reporter The government announced the ‘Prime Minister Employment Programme’ (PMEP) on Wednesday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the ambitious programme to provide employment to all citizens aged 18 to 59 years in the country for at least 100 days a year. The PMEP aims at improving living …

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Will investment summit be successful?

By Our Economic Analyst The government is preparing for organizing investment summit in Nepal. However, economic observers question that how far the summit will be effective. As in the past also, Nepal had hosted similar summits in Kathmandu but such summits could not attract foreign direct investment. The World Bank …

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Venezuela issue causes rift in the ruling CPN

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal has been in a difficult situation after the immature statement issued by one of its chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Venezuela issue. Dahal had issued the statement when Prime Minister Oli was in Switzerland prompting the US government to seek explanation …

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Video campaign against nuclear arms

By Our Reporter International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the wider International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have launched a global video campaign. The video campaign launched on Monday aimed at drawing further attention of the public …

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