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Electricity tariff increases by 20 per cent

By Our Reporter The government has decided to increase the electricity tariff by 20 per cent effective from July 16. The increase was made at the recommendation of Commission for Fixing the Electricity Tariff. Earlier, the government had increased the tariff in 2012. The Nepal Electrify Authority now onward will …

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Nepal-Japan political dialogue between the Ministries of foreign affairs

The 2nd meeting of the Nepal-JapanPolitical Dialogue between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries was held in Kathmandu on 29th June. Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, and Mr. Jhabindra Prasad Aryal, Joint Secretary, North East Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, co-chaired the …

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NC lost its democratic path?

By Our Reporter It seems the Nepali Congress, the main opposition party in the parliament, has lost its democratic path following the failure of its plan to topple the present government two months back. Party president SherBahadurDeuba’s plan to topple the government by provoking Maoist boss Pushpa Kamal Dahal had …

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“Constitution faces crisis”

By Our Reporter Khilaraj Regmi, former chief justice and former chairman of the interim cabinet, who successfully conducted the 2nd CA elections, said that as the constitution was promulgated against the aspirations and agendas of the People’s Movement 2 in 2006, the constitution is facing crisis in its implementation. The …

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Time to raise national flag!

Senate Shrestha, a young patriotic political leader, who has not associated himself with any of the political parties, has urged for rising Nepal’s national flag rather than carrying the parties flags. Issuing a statement he has stated that we the Nepalese have been so much involved with the political parties …

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“Nepal cannot sustain the burden of federalism”

By Our Reporter Senior politician Kamal Rana, 88, believes that country like Nepal cannot sustain the burden of federalism. Rana, who enjoyed high-ranking positions during King Birendra’s era, said that if federalism is imposed, the country may split. In an interview to Annapurna Post daily, Rana said that after the …

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Oli in search of ambassador to India

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has started initiatives to find out proper ambassadorial candidate to India. Oli’s first choice is his closed confidant and political aide Pradeep Gyawali, however, he is doubtful whether India will accept Gyawali as the ambassador or not. According to Jana Asstha vernacular …

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Journalist Shakya bereaved of his wife

By Our Reporter Noted journalist, editor and publisher of Rajmati Newari weekly newspaper and the first president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Lalitpur Branch, Dharmaratna Shakya has been bereaved of his wife Nucshemaya Shakya. Late Shakya, 83, passed away on 19th June. People’s Review family extends heartfelt condolences to …

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Nepal and Tibet reach 16-point tourism promotion agreement

By Sharachchandra Bhandary Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China have signed a 16-point memorandum of understanding along with a commitment of collaboration for bilateral tourism. The agreement was reached at the end of the 9th meeting of the Joint Tourism Coordination Committee between Tibet …

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Lamshal bargains Rs 50 M with NIBL, Press Council interrogates

By Our Reporter On the issue of Vibor Bank’s investment on New Business Age Pvt Ltd, the Nepal Rastra Bank and Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of the Nepal Police have drawn their attention. Vibor Bank through the Vibor Capital Ltd, had purchased the share worth 24 million two hundred thousand …

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