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Ex-King’s health sound

Kathmandu, 17 June:Former King Gyanendra Shah has visited the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital on Sunday morning. The former monarch visited the hospital for a regular heart checkup. He had survived a heart attack on September 21, 2014. Shah has been doing regular health checkup at the hospital since then. According …

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Special committee’s term extended

Kathmandu, 17 June: The term of a special committee formed to investigate into the 33.5-kilogram gold smuggling case has been extended its term for the second time, reports Online Khabar. The Cabinet decided to extend the term by one month and sent a letter in this regard to the Ministry …

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Govt recalls Subedi

Kathmandu, 15 June:  The  meeting of  the Council of Ministers held on Thursday has decided to recall former Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi from his assignment as Alternative Director of the Asian Development Bank, reports Radhani daily. Earlier, Subedi was criticised for giving up the country’s top bureaucratic position for the …

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Commissions sans Chief Commissioners !

Kathmandu, 15 June : The constitution has a provision for 12 constitutional commissions for different assignments. Of them, five are yet to be formed. Among seven existing commissions, four do not have chief commissioners for last few months, reports Nepal Samacharpatra  daily. The  constitutional bodies awaiting the leadership are Commission for …

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Fin Min criticized by his party MPs

Kathmandu, 15 June : As discussions on the  annual budget statement announced by Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada for the next fiscal year are underway in House of Representatives, a significant number of ruling party lawmakers have accused ministers of allocating more budget for projects and programmes of their districts and constituencies …

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Nepali congress makes valid demand

Kathmandu, 14 June: The main opposition party Nepali Congress has warned of leaving the Federal Parliament if either the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker does not resign, reports Online Khabar. The constitution has it that the two top officials of the House of Representatives must belong to different parties. Earlier, …

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‘Tatopani trading point will open in May’

Kathmandu, 14 June : The Tatopani Customs Point at the Nepal-China border will resume its operation from May next year. According to Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali, the northern neighbour will open the point once Nepal completes constructing the road from its side.The customs clearance of Tatopani will probably be done …

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Raid at Bajeko Sekuwa

Kathmandu, 13 June : The special investigation committee probing the 33 kg gold scam raided the outlets of Bajeko Sekuwa, a restaurant chain in the capital. The committee today screened through the outlets in Anamnagar, Sorhakhutte, Samakhushi, Battisputali, Kamalpokhari and Gairidhara. Following the raid, the committee sealed off the outlets. The …

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PM Oli embarking on China visit from June 19

Kathmandu, 13 June : Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli is paying an official visit to China on coming June 19, Tuesday, at the invitation of Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the of the People’s Republic of China. During the visit to the northern neighbour, the Prime Minister …

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Economy signals bad signs

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By Our Reporter The overall balance of payment (BoP) of the country has widened further during the first 10 months of current fiscal year to Rs. 18.93 billion. The BoP deficit was Rs. 14.93 in the first nine months of the current fiscal year while it was in surplus of …

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