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Kathmandu becomes unsafe with increasing crimes

By Our Reporter Nishan Khadka, a 11 year boy of Kandaghari, Kathmandu, was brutally killed, following his abduction by two kidnappers on Sunday night. The sixth grader, temporarily living in Kandaghari with his mother, was abducted on Sunday evening and was killed in the same night. His body was recovered …

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Nepal makes history in ODI cricket

By Our Reporter Nepali cricket team that made a history by playing the first ODI with a win against the Netherland returned home from London on Monday. It was the first time that the Nepali team not only played the ODI but also produced a win and returned home drawing …

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BIMSTEC Summit next month, SAARC under shadow


By Our Reporter Nepal is hosting the fourth Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Kathmandu from August 30 to 31. The government has intensified preparations for the Summit. Heads of State or Government from all six member states , including Indian …

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Where is protocol on Transit with China?

Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speak during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China June 21, 2018. Greg Baker/Pool via REUTERS

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli had claimed that during his visit to China, the protocol on transit and transportation will be signed. He returned empty handed. Upon his arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Oli informed that due to the lack of necessary homework, the protocol was …

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“Implement minimum wage in tea sector without delay”


By Our Reporter Members of a tripartite plus task force on quality tea have stressed the urgency to implement the recently announced minimum wage for workers. Trade union representatives said the minimum wage was announced in consensus among workers, employers and the government and any delay in its implementation would …

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Two Chinese kids help orphan students in Kathmandu


By Our Reporter Fan Shuxuan and Ms Chen Yiwei, both 16, Chinese national currently studying in the United States have sponsored tuition fee of six orphan students studying in the Kamana International School in Sanobharayang, Kathmandu. By saving their personal expenditure they are receiving from their parents, the Chinese kids …

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Paying tribute to the departed in a novel way

Dr. Rajendra Bahadur Shrestha, who was bereaved by his father late Amrit Bahadur Shrestha, following the late Shrestha’s instruction, on the occasion of the 13th day of the latter’s demise, paid respect to the departed soul by distributing alms to the poor/needy and praying for eternal peace of the departed …

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From Strait of Hormuz to South China Sea and Assam


BY M.R. JOSSE KATHMANDU: Seminal, if yet incipient, geopolitical developments are taking shape on the America-Iran chessboard, with the strategic waterway – the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian/Arab Gulf – constituting a key element of that narrative. Though attention to the fraught Washington-Tehran relationship had been directed in this …

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