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Venezuela issue causes rift in the ruling CPN

By Our Reporter The ruling Communist Party of Nepal has been in a difficult situation after the immature statement issued by one of its chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Venezuela issue. Dahal had issued the statement when Prime Minister Oli was in Switzerland prompting the US government to seek explanation …

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Video campaign against nuclear arms

By Our Reporter International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the wider International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement have launched a global video campaign. The video campaign launched on Monday aimed at drawing further attention of the public …

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Japan provides Braille printers to visually impaired students

By Our Reporter Charge d’Affaires Japan, Yuzo Yoshioka, handed over Braille printers to the Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind, a Nepali NGO in Kathmandu. The Project for the Installation of Braille Printers for the Visually Impaired Students in Nepal is funded under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots …

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Do leaders drink fuel?

By Our Reporter The lawmakers of the federal parliament are found to have received money more than the fixed ceiling for fuel. The fuel expenditure of the Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Chairman of the National Assembly and vice-chair looked unbelievable, especially when they reached the districts via air. They have claimed …

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CPN chairs pour budget in their constituencies

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and CPN chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal are found to have poured a big chunk of development budget in their home districts in a bid to influence their voters. Including Oli and Dahal, other CPN leaders have also diverted more budget in their …

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Uniting for the Betterment

By Our Reporter Following the saying, “the heart of a volunteer is not measured in size, but by the depth of the commitment to make the difference in the lives of others,” the Embassy of Israel in cooperation with Shalom Club Nepal organized Volunteers’ Day on 6 February at Shanti …

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NMB Bank becomes the first bank to secure debt investment

Kathmandu, 14 February: NMB Bank becomes the first bank in Nepal to secure USD 15 million debt investment from CDC Group. CDC Group plc is the UK’s development finance institution. Owned by the UK government, it invests in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the aim of supporting economic development …

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Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit on Thursday

By Our Reporter The Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), in association with various government agencies and the private sector, is hosting the Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 in the Capital on February 14. At a press conference held on Sunday, CNI informed that necessary preparations have been completed to host the …

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CNI to organize Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit

By Our Reporter Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI), in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Supplies along with Bishal Media Group is organizing Nepal Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 from 14th February. The summit is going to be hosted with the theme of “Federal Nepal: Opportunities …

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Venezuela episode angers the US

By Our Reporter The controversial statement issued by NCP chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal on the issue of Venezuela has pushed the government and the NCP to a defensive position. The US sought clarification from Nepal’s ambassador to US Arjun Karki on the statement whereas the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had …

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