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Strike badly affects life

Kathmandu, 25 June:A nationwide general strike called by Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Nepal Communist Party has  badly affected life throughout the country. The working class as well as daily wage earners are affected the worst. The outlawed Maoist outfit   called a strike today to protest the killing of its Sarlahi …

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CIAA’s sheer negligence

Kathmandu, 25 June: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)  officials still haven’t found the original files and various other documents concerning Gobindra Raj Joshi case. According to Rajdhani daily, after the Supreme Court warned of action against CIAA officials for not submitting the documents related to …

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Extreme noise pollution in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, 25 June: A latest report by Environment Statistics of Nepal 2019 has revealed that the capital city is over polluted by noise. Noise pollution is increasing at an alarming rate with the pollution limits exceeding in most of the places in Kathmandu valley. According to the areas that are …

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Army’s chopper for political purpose

Kathmandu, 25 June: Nepal Army’s choppers are being misused by the Nepal Communist Party leaders. According to Naya Patrika daily, the Chief Minister of Karnali Province Mahindra Bahadur Shahi and Social Development Minister Dal Rawal used Nepal Army’s helicopter to attend party’s political programmes in Humla and Kalikot  district on …

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Cable TV Operators delude viewers, halt broadcast

Kathmandu, 25 June: Cable television operators have duped the viewers by halting the broadcast of foreign channels despite advance payment from the subscribers. Almost all print media have raised grave concern over the cessation  of broadcast of international  TV channels in a protest against the Advertisement Bill that seeks to …

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Lawmakers call for dismantling Laxmanpur dam

Kathmandu, 24 June:  speaking in the ‘zero hour’ of the meeting of the House of Representatives today, lawmakers have demanded for dismantling Laxmanpur dam constructed by India. Purna Kumari Subedi demanded that the government construct a concrete dam on the Raptiriver, saying 10,000 bighs land on Nepal side in Banke …

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Poudel was involved in crime: IGP

Kathmandu, 24 June: Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal has claimed that Sarlahi in-charge of rebellious Netra Bikram Chand -led CPN Kumar Paudel was also involved in other criminal activities. Speaking in the meeting of State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the parliament on Monday, he added that Paudel …

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Ilam shutting down 52 tea factories

Kathmandu, 24 June: Tea industrialists in the Suryodaya municipality in Ilam have decided to close down tea factories, citing that the price of green tea leaves fixed by the local government is unaffordable. The Suryodaya Tea Association, an alliance of tea industrialists, has decided to cease the operations of 52 …

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cops intensify action against overspeed

Kathmandu, 24 June:The Traffic Police have booked 940 drivers for over speeding. The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has stepped up campaign to reduce over speeding . According to  MTPD, it  has set the speed limit and started taking action under this law since June 11.C People’s News Monitoring Service …

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NA flying to three Chinese cities

Kathmandu, 24 June: Nepal Airlines Corporation is about to  receive Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) within a week’s time allowing Nepal’s national flag carrier to fly to its northern neighbour. According to Aarthik Abhiyan daily, NAC has sought permission from the Civil Aviation Administration of China to start flights to China. …

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