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BRI conference to be held in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, 17 February: The second conference of the Belt and Road International Transportation Alliance (BRITA), comprise of 33 nations from the globe is going to be held from 25 to 27 February in Kathmandu. The first conference was held in Beijing. BRITA’s board members NASHA Foundation and Nepal Automobiles Association …

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Tamasa in “new Nepal”

By Pushpa Raj Pradhan Our leaders of the day are entertaining to all of us with their funny performance. Word slips After the statement on Venezuela by Pushpkamal Dahal Prachanda, American ambassador Randy Berry called on Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli the other day. It is learnt that Oli had …

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One year of Oli government: No sign of prosperity

By Our Reporter The present government led by KP Sharma Oli of the Communist Party of Nepal is marking its first anniversary tomorrow (Friday). Prime Minister Oli, ministers of his cabinet, a few leaders of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) and the media close to the party and …

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Government announces PMEP

By Our Reporter The government announced the ‘Prime Minister Employment Programme’ (PMEP) on Wednesday. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli inaugurated the ambitious programme to provide employment to all citizens aged 18 to 59 years in the country for at least 100 days a year. The PMEP aims at improving living …

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Will investment summit be successful?

By Our Economic Analyst The government is preparing for organizing investment summit in Nepal. However, economic observers question that how far the summit will be effective. As in the past also, Nepal had hosted similar summits in Kathmandu but such summits could not attract foreign direct investment. The World Bank …

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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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