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Stinking capital inviting epidemic

Kathmandu, 16 June: Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s shortsightedness on the issue of garbage collection has resulted in disruption of collection of waste in the Valley. Republica daily reports that it will take more than a week for landslide debris on the roads leading to the Sisdole landfill to be cleared. The …

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Irregularities in Nepal Army

Kathmandu, 16 July: Irregularities and unfairness in Nepal Army has heightened. The Recruitment Directorate has become the most notorious entity of national army. The suitable and capable candidates have been sidelined while bribing applicants have been selected. According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, over ten million rupees has been collected illegally …

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…They become doctors

Kathmandu, 16 July: Some 88% of the doctors who studied abroad have failed the Nepal Medical Council exams held on December 2, 2017. Nayapatrika daily trying to uncover the reasons for this fiasco stats that students who can’t compete for a place in medical colleges in Nepal and go to …

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Tourism promotion programme in Phuket

Kathmandu, 15 July: The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok and the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Phuket jointly organised a Business/Tourism promotion programme in Phuket on Thursday, under the theme of ‘Business Opportunities in Nepal’. Thai Government officials from Phuket and a large number of travel agents/tour operators, businessmen, media persons …

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French National Day marked

Kathmandu, 15 July: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a reception hosted on the occasion of the National Day of France Saturday evening. Heads of the constitutional bodies, chiefs and representatives of various diplomatic missions, high-ranking officials of Nepal government, entrepreneurs, traders, French nationals based in Nepal and representatives of different …

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Third gender population growing

Kathmandu, 15 July: Blue Diamond Society, an NGO established to advocate for rights of sexual minorities, has claimed that the total population of third-gendered people or those belonging to various minority sexual groups is around 900,000. However, only 167 persons have acquired citizenship by mentioning their ‘other’ gender, reports Nepal Samacharpatra daily …

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Speaker defies constitution

Kathmandu, 15 July: Kantipur daily has reported that Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara and Deputy Speaker Shiva Maya Tumbahamphe have violated the constitution as one between them has not resigned even after the merger of their parties. The constitution has it that the two positions should be held by lawmakers of different …

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Traffic police turning tough

Kathmandu, 15 July: In a bid to reduce the number of road accidents s, traffic police say they have tightened implementation of road rules, reports Online Khabar. Now onwards, the law enforcers will detain people crossing roads haphazardly, ignoring zebra crossings and overhead bridges, and force them to attend a …

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Ganesh Thapa threatens Khatiwada

Kathmandu, 13 July: The former President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA)Ganesh Thapa has  threatened former lawmaker Ram Hari Khatiwada at a social gathering this week claiming Khatiwada was decisive in recommending action against him from the Public Accounts Committee of  the then Legislature-Parliament. According to Nagarik daily, Thapa was …

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Incessant rain creates havoc, roads blocked

Kathmandu, 13 July: The shortest route linking Hetaunda to Kathmandu has been obstructed following landslides due to heavy rainfall since last night. Passengers travelling from eastern Nepal including Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara and Parsa have been stranded after landslides obstructed the Hetaunda-Phakhel road section in Hetaunda, reports OnlineKhabar. According to police …

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