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Former King not to offer Tika to general public

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev is not going to offer Bada Dasain Tika to the general public this year. The former King, by maintaining the tradition, was offering Tika to general public in every Bada Dasain on the tenth day of the festival. This year, …

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Indian design to keep UML out of power

By Our Reporter As the UML took a patriotic stance in recent years, India has decided to punish the UML by keeping it out from power at least for the next ten years so that the party’s existence will be finished. In the local elections in No 2 province, India …

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Corrupt ministers harass competent, honest employees

By Our Reporter Corrupt ministers in the present jumbo-cabinet resort to any immoral and illegal activities to relieve the honest and competent boss of the government entities was once again exposed when Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Dev sought clarification from Sanjeev Gautam, director general of the Civil …

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Deuba meets SAARC leaders, but not Modi

By Our Reporter Kathmandu, Sept. 22: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba held separate bilateral meetings with the Heads of State/Government of SAARC countries. However, he did not hold any meeting with Indian Prime Minister Naredra Modi. On Thursday the Prime Minister held meetings with the leaders of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan …

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Israel supports beekeeping project

By Our Reporter The “Launching Ceremony of Beekeeping Project” of the Israeli INGO, Tevel b’Tzedek, was held on 20 September. The project is being supported by MASHAV-Israel’s Agency for Development Cooperation through the Embassy of Israel in Nepal. The proposal submitted by a MASHAV Alumni, Pradeep Neupane, who attended the …

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Chinese Embassy observes founding day of China

By Our Reporter Chinese ambassador Ms Yu Hong hosted a reception on Sunday, 24 September, on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Chief gust at the ceremony was DPM BijayaGachhadar, who is also looking after the Prime Minister’s portfolio. On the …

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Journalist Shrish Rana bereaved of his father

By Our Reporter Purusottom S JB Rana, 93, father of former minister and senior journalist and contributing editor of the People’s Review weekly ShrishShumsherRana passed away on 22 September while undergoing treatment at the Grande International Hospital, Kathmandu. Late Rana is survived by wife, two sons and two daughters. The …

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Deuba completes desperate 100 days in office

By Our Reporter  Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has completed his 100 days in the office. However, except for holding the second and the third phases of local polls and announcing dates of the federal and provincial elections, his government failed to do any appreciative work. Instead, his first 100 …

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American gesture

By Our Reporter Nepal is going to receive 500 million US support under the Millennium Challenge Cooperation programme. The State Department has remarked, “This is the first compact for the Trump administration, the first compact in South Asia, and includes the largest upfront contribution by any partner country.” Nepal received …

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