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Finance minister presents bleak picture of economy

By Our Reporter Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has presented a bleak picture of Nepal’s economy and has blamed the distribution -oriented programmes for the poor economic status. Unveiling whitepaper on Friday, Dr Khatiwad pointed out economic challenges facing the country due to various causes. He identified lack of proper …

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PM’s India visit only goodwill visit

By Our Reporter When there have been various speculations regarding Prime Minister K P Oli’s India visit, especially the issues he would discuss with his Indian counterpart, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali had made it clear that the visit would be only a goodwill visit and there would be no formal …

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Who will be with PM during his India visit

By Our Reporter Although there were reports that Prime Minister K P Oli was taking a jumbo team with him, it was not clear who would be included in his team by Tuesday evening. The government had booked 55 seats of the RA for April 6 and 8, hinting that …

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After slamming EU PM briefs diplomats

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli briefed ambassadors, chiefs of foreign diplomatic missions and development partners about government’s future plans and policies at his official residence in Baluwatar last week. He threw a luncheon to the representatives of the diplomatic missions two days after he slammed EU for …

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Tibet’s development in new era is unstoppable: official

LHASA, March 27 (Xinhua) — A senior official of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region on Tuesday said Tibetan people are confident to live a happier life under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC). Qizhala, chairman of the regional government, made the remarks in a televised speech on the …

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President Bhandari to address joint meeting of parliament today

By Our Reporter The first joint meeting of House of Representatives and the National Assembly has been scheduled for Thursday.  In the meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday, Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara apprised the house members that President Bidya Devi Bhandari would address the joint session to take …

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PM Oli chose to visit India first

By Our Reporter The left alliance won the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies with overwhelming majority due to anti-Indian stance of UML chair K P Oli.  The people impressed by his patriotic stance during his first stint as Prime Minister wanted to see him as Prime …

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EU election monitoring reports draw flake

By Our Reporter The final report of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) for Nepal’s House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly elections submitted to the government had drawn severe criticism from the government, political parties, media and others as the EU in the report included some suggestions which …

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Leaders express ire against party boss Deuba in NC’s CWC meet

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress leaders have been sharply divided over the defeat of the party in the elections, with the Ram Chandra Poudel-led faction blaming party president Deuba for the humiliating defeat of the party and the Deuba-led group blaming the left alliance as the only cause for the …

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Former King in Biratnagar

By Our Reporter On the occasion of Ramnavami festival on Sunday former King Gyanendra visited different Hindu shrines including Kalp Temple, Panchamukhi Hanuman Temple and Ram-Janaki Temple in Biratnagar and performed pooja. A large crowd gathered from different places had welcomed the former King upon his arrival in the city. …

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