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India stops importing Nepali ginger

By Our Reporter Ginger farmer of Ilam and other districts have been affected badly after India stopped importing their ginger. The decision of the India customs office not to import Nepali ginger, citing the product is substandard has made ginger farmers of Ilam and Panchthar districts worried. Hundreds of trucks …

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Elizabeth Hewley passes away

By Our Reporter Elizabeth Hawley, the encyclopedia of mountaineering, died of pneumonia in Kathmandu on Friday. According to the officials at the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hawley, the founder of the Himalayan Database, breathed her last at the CIWEC Hospital — a travel medicine centre to treat …

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Muglin-Narayangarh road remains shut in the afternoon

By Our Reporter The Muglin-Narayangarh road section, where the road widening work is going on, has again closed for the afternoon from Saturday. The Local Administration, Narayangarh-Muglin Road Project, Consultant and Contractor Company jointly decided to shut the road in the afternoon from Saturday to expedite the construction works. The …

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Security guard insecure in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter A security guard was murdered at Machchhebahal of Kathmandu Sunday night, signaling that Kathmandu is becoming insecure in the night time. Tul Bahadur Tamang of Mawapauwa-2 of Dolakha district who worked as a security guard at East West Securities was found lying unconscious at Machchhebahal. He was …

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Japanese contribution for Nepal’s air space safety

By Our Reporter 1992 saw two catastrophic air accidents, in which a Thai Airways plane and a Pakistan International Airlines plane clashed in a very short interval. Responding toastrong desire of the Nepal government that such accidents shall not be repeated, the Japan government, since 1994, has been implementing various …

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Japanese assistance for reconstruction of school

By Our Reporter Japan embassy has signed a grant assistance contract for the reconstruction of the Shree Akala Secondary School in Gorkha district. Ambassador of Japan Masashi Ogawa and Tara Nath Upreti, the principal, signed the contract. The support comes from the Japanese Government’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security …

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Japan assists food assistance programme to Nepal

By Our Reporter Japan government has agreed to extend a grant assistance of about NRs. 324.8 million, to the Nepal government for implementing the food assistance program. Japanese ambassador Masashi Ogawa and Shankar Prasad Adhikari, Secretary of the Ministry of Finance signed and exchanged notes to this effect of behalf …

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UML-Maoist unification process in dilemma

By Our Reporter Although the supreme leaders of UML and Maoist Center have been giving top priority to the UML-Maoist unification of the two left parties, there is no further development in such a unification. Immediately after KP Sharma Oli’s return from Bangkok, the two supreme leaders held talks but …

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NC CWC meeting ends without discussing the poll defeats

By Our Reporter Against the expectations, the meeting of the Central Working Committee of the Nepali Congress concluded without debating on the humiliating defeat of the party in the recent elections. Instead, party president and Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba intended to suppress the voices of those who challenged his …

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Local’s land lies in India!

By Our Reporter …land owner certificate should be taken as the evidence. People in Birgunj have worried greatly when the lands they were tilling for centuries reached India after a joint team of Nepal and India marked the position of the boundary pillars in Chhapkaiya area. They said 50 bighas …

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