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Former King underwent angioplasty treatment

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra Shah had been admitted to Norvic International Hospital in Kathmandu on Wednesday morning for treatment of his heart ailment. The same morning, the former King underwent angioplasty treatment successfully, according to a press release issued by DrPhaniPathak, former King’s Press Secretary. Earlier, Dr Yadav …

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Promotion of Police officers not fair

By Our Reporter The decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs to  recommend 11 deputy inspectors general (DIGs) for the post of additional inspector general smells rat as some DIGs, including Nawaraj Silwal and Pankaj Shrestha were excluded in the list. Although Home Minister Janardan Shrama claimed that the promotion …

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Japanese state minister in town

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By Our Reporter State Minister of Environment of Japan, Tadahiko Ito visited Kathmandu from July 18 to 19 on an official visit. Ito is also the Vice President of Japan-Nepal Parliamentarian Friendship League. During his stay here, he held meetings with Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, senior leader of the …

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CIAA files cases against the largest corruption crime

By Our Reporter The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Sunday filed charge-sheets against the suspended Director General of Inland Revenue Department, Chudamani Sharma and two others at the Special Court claiming that they had embezzled nearly Rs 11 billion when they were office bearers of …

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Octogenarian arrested on charge of raping six-year girl

By Our Reporter Police have arrested an elderly man on charges of raping a six-year-old from Bhimeshwor Municipality-7 in the district. Raghu Nath Subedi, 84, lured the rape survivor by offering mangoes, took her to his home and raped, police said. Subedi was arrested acting on the complaint filed by …

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Sikkim’s ex-chief minister Bhandari dies

By Our Reporter Former Chief Minister of Sikkim Nar Bahadur Bhandari died on Sunday at the age of 77. Bhandari, who served as the second chief minister of Sikkim after the tiny Himalayan Kingdom was annexed into India in 1975, remained in the office for three terms from 1979 to …

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Baburam behind Budhigandaki

By Our Reporter Former prime minister Baburam Bhattarai has asked the government for not awarding the Budhigandaki hydropower project to a “controversial” Chinese company, Gezhouba Group International Engineering Co., Ltd. When Bhattarai showed profound concern against a Chinese company, it makes clear that he is serving some vested interests of …

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Yet another surrender

By Our Reporter At the last hours, the government has postponed its decision of introducing a clean feed on foreign television channels. The Ministry for Information and Communications had announced implementation of clean feed on foreign television channels effective from 16 July. But on 15 July midnight, the government took …

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Kathmandu roads proved deathtraps

By Our Reporter The poorly managed roads of the capital city finally turned into deathtraps on Friday when Binita Phuyel, a three grader of Nepaltar, died when she was swept away by a drain. Likewise, another girl,  Satya Sapkota, an eight-grader,  fell into a potholes and went missing for a …

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Gen (retd.) Pradeep PB Malla passes away

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By Our Reporter We regret to inform our esteemed readers and well-wishers that our respected columnist Maj.-Gen. (retd.) Pradip Pratap Bom Malla passed away after a brief illness in New Delhi on Monday. Late Malla was undergoing treatment in Delhi. Gen. Malla had a distinguished career in the Royal Nepalese …

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