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Tension between Oli and Prachand heightening

Kathmandu, 29 June: The growing tensions between the ruling Nepal Communist Party Co-chairmen Khagda Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal has heightened as Dahal meets opposition leader Sher Bahadur Duba and discusses about the current political situation and toppling Oli-led government. A close aide to  Deuba told People’s Review that both …

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Yesteryear heroine Karishma to study in Govt. college

Kathmandu, 28 June:Actress-turned-politician Karishma Manandhar, who sat for SEE this year, says she plans to continue her studies at a government high school. Manandhar, who came to Tribeni Community School to congratulate her classmates, said she wants to study at a government school to dispel the myth that only children …

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Syringe attacker on women arrested

Kathmandu, 28 June:Police have arrested a man involved in terrorizing women by attacking with sharply pointed objects from Maharajgunj early Friday morning. According to Police, Santosh Karki, 30, of Ramechhap currently staying in Maharajgunj has been arrested after investigating CCTV footage of the places where syringe attacks were reported. Attacks …

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No SAARC Summit but Agriculture Ministers meet

Kathmandu, 28 June: The Fourth Meeting of the SAARC Agriculture Ministers held in Thimphu, Bhutan on Thursday reaffirmed their commitments to further strengthen regional cooperation by promoting cooperation in Agriculture and Rural Development for enhancing food, nutrition and livelihood security of the Region. The Inaugural Session of the Meeting was …

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Chinese experts begin exploration of petroleum

Kathmandu, 28 June: Kathmandu, 28 June: A team of Chinese experts has started  to examine the potential of petroleum extraction in Dailekh district of Karnali province. According to the Department of Mines and Geology,  the experts will divide themselves into three groups and conduct the study at different places. Earlier …

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Immediate cabinet reshuffle unlikely

Kathmandu, 28 July: There is less chance of reshuffle the cabinet, reports Ratopati Online portal. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, his advisor and NCP’s senior leaders have confirmed that there will be no immediate reshuffle of the cabinet. In response to the reports appeared in local media on immediate reshuffle …

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2.5 billion rupees spent on VIPs’ visits

Kathmandu, 28 July: In 17 months of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s tenure, one billion 480 million rupees have been spent from the government fund in foreign trips, reports Jana Aastha vernacular weekly. In ten months of the current fiscal year, the ministers have spent 223 million three hundred thousand …

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PM Oli preparing for “emergency rule”?

Kathmandu, 28 July: Jana Aastha vernacular weekly has reported that the President can even impose emergency rule. Citing on the recent talks between PM Oli and RJP leader Laxamanlal Karna, the weekly has quoted PM Oli’s remarks, “They (Opposition parties in the Federal Parliament) have not understood the power of …

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Foreign Minister invites his Indian counterpart

Kathmandu, 27June:  Nepal has called a meeting of Nepal India Joint Commission. A letter was sent by Foreign Minister Pradeep Gnawali to Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. The meeting, according to officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), will aim to further develop Nepal-India relations Minister Gnawali  had …

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Immigration officials deport wrong man

Kathmandu, 27June:   Immigration officials at the Tribuwan Internatioanl Airprot have deported a wrong Tibetan man. According to Kantipour daily, Nepal barred an American citizen, Penpa Tsering, from entering Nepal after officials at Tribhuvan International Airport suspected him of being an agent of the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. But …

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