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NETSUKE exhibition held

By Our Reporter Japanese Embassy and Japan Foundation held an exhibition entitled “NETSUKE: Contemporary Wood-Carved Craft” at the Embassy Hall, Panipokhari, Kathmandu. The exhibition, started on from 19 January, will be concluding today, is open for general public. The exhibits called “Netsuke” aresmall art pieces which were developed and flourished …

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NC disrupts House meeting

By Our Reporter Lawmakers of the Nepal Congress (NC) obstructed the meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday, demanding an immediate decision to continue the operation of the hospitals opened in the name of late NC chairmen and former Prime Ministers Girija Prasad Koirala and Sushil Koirala. The House …

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PM Oli in Davos

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed as a panelist, two separate sessions on ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’ and ‘Shaping the Future of Democracy’ held on January 22 and 23 respectively in Davos, Switzeland. He reached Davos on Monday leading a Nepali delegation to the 49th annual …

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Melamchi Project in limbo

By Our Reporter With the Melamchi Water Supply Development Board (MWSDB) preparing to terminate the contract with the Italian contractor company CMC, the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) is likely to face the time and cost overrun. The board is planning to cancel the contract after issuing the ‘Notice …

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Dr. KC to continue his fast onto death

By Our Reporter Dr Govinda KC who was brought to Kathmandu from Ilam where he was staging his 16th round of hunger strike reiterated that he would continue his hunger strike if his demands were not met. The government, which has been claiming that all of his demands were met, …

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Former King, Queen visiting Simara and Damak

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal are scheduled to go to Simara this week on a private visit. Later, the former Royal couple is going to Damak, informed former King’s press secretary Dr Phani Pathak. The former King will stay at a private residence of his friend …

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Money laundering and Nepali citizens’ deposit in Swiss banks

By Our Reporter A latest report of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) team said that it found that 55 Nepalis have invested in several foreign countries. In a year-long study conducted in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the CIJ claimed it found that 55 Nepalis …

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Oli faces Parliament

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli on Friday faced the questions from the lawmakers at a meeting of the House of Representatives. He answered all the queries raised by the lawmakers. He said that he would respect the supremacy of the Parliament in terms of formulating laws. …

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Government presents its progress report, 29 works in 11 months

By Our Reporter The powerful communist government has been presenting one progress report after another although the people have not yet felt the presence of a powerful government. They are facing the same problems which they were facing a year ago. Criminal activities have increased and the government has failed …

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Chinese businessmen in Nepal

By Our Reporter Representatives of Nepal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a delegation of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Headquarters held an interaction on Trade and Investment in Nepal on Sunday. A 30-member delegation led by Vice-president of CCPIT Zhang Shenfeng arrived in Kathmandu for …

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