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Oli government faces strong criticism from opposition, public

By Our Reporter Popularity of Prime Minister K. P. Sharma has eroded significantly over the months although he leads a government of a two-thirds majority. The criticism he has been facing in the parliament and the streets are testimony to this. However, he seems to be little bothered by his …

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Trade, transit protocol between Nepal and China soon

By Our Reporter The second consultative meeting between Nepal and the People’s Republic of China on finalizing the Protocol to the Transit Transport Agreement held in Beijing from 10-11 July. According to the Embassy of Nepal to China, the Nepali delegation in the meeting was led by Chandra Kumar Ghimire, …

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NRB unveils monetary policy, aims to reduce interest rate

By Our Reporter The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has introduced its Monetary Policy of the Fiscal Year 2018/19, slashing the spread rate from 5 per cent to 4.5 per cent in an attempt to give relief to the private sector investors. This move will contribute to slightly reducing profits on …

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2 million tourist possible?

By Our Reporter Noted media persons, tourism entrepreneurs, political leaders gathered at Chandragiri Hill in Thankot, held an interaction on making success the government’s plan to bring 2 million tourists in the country by 2020. Infrastructure development minister of No 3 province Keshab Sthapit, informed about his plan for transforming …

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Anwesh Thulung Rai bags Jasuda Memorial Award

By Our Reporter On the occasion of the 205th Bhanu Anniversary on 13 July, the Bhanu Talent Preservation and Literary Committee, Ilam has awarded Anwesh Thulung Rai, a youth creative writer from Ilam, with Jasuda Memorial Youth Creative Writer Award. The award consist a purse of Rs. 10,101 with a …

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Nepal gifts one pair of rhinos to China

By Our Reporter Nepal gifted two rhinos to China last week. Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli handed over the two rhinos – Bhadra, a male, and Rupasi, a female, to Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yu Hong at a ceremony held at the Office of the National Trust for Nature …

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Dr Govinda KC’s condition critical, talks team formed

By Our Reporter The health condition of Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging hunger strike in Jumla since July 30, has further deteriorated since Saturday night. Medics involved in his treatment at the Jumla based-Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS), where the anti-corruption crusader has been on a hunger …

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Japan extends scholarships to government officers

By Our Reporter Japanese ambassador Masamichi Saigo, and Dr. Rajan Khanal, secretary of the Ministry of Finance have signed and exchanged a set to notes for extending Japan’s grant assistance up to about 274.1 million Nepali Rupees to Nepal for the implementation of the Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship …

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BRB seeks Oli’s resignation

Kathmandu, 18 July : Former Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai-led Naya Shakti Party Nepal has demanded that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resign immediately as his government was involved in various activities against the constitution and people, reports Nepal Samacharpatra daily. Meanwhile, the party also staged a demonstration against the government …

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Nepali Congress protesting nationwide

Kathmandu, 17 July: Major opposition Nepali Congress has decided to organize protests in all the district headquarters on July 31 against the anti-people activities of the central and provincial governments. Issuing a press release today, NC General Secretary Dr Sashank Koirala directed the district committees of the party and all sister …

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