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TIA closed for 14 hour

By Our Reporter Tribhuvan International Airport, the only international airport in Nepal, has become congested for the smooth landing and taking off of planes. A minor incident on the runway will result in the complete closure of services for hours. The airport remained closed for 14 hours on Thursday and …

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Import of petroleum products soars

By Our Reporter Fuel import to Nepal increased by 37.3 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period last year. According to NOC sources, the country imported petroleum products worth Rs. 101.01 billion during the first eight months. Petroleum products worth …

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Neither Dharahara erected, nor Ranipokhari filled with water

Dharahara

Kathmandu, 25 April: Today, 12 Baisakh, is the unforgettable day that Nepalis experienced a horrible jolt of devastating earthquake which caused heavy loss of lives and property in Nepal three years ago. All the newspapers have expressed serious dissatisfaction for delayed reconstruction works carried out by the government as well …

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Nepal elected as Chair in the UN

By Our Reporter Nepal has been elected by acclamation as Chair of the Committee on Conferences, a permanent subsidiary organ of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), for the year 2018. According to Permanent Mission of Nepal to the United Nations, Nepal was appointed by the President of the General …

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NC youth leaders demand change of guard

Kathmandu, 25 April : The youth leaders of Nepali Congress have demanded immediate convening of party’s general convention and change of leadership. NC youth leaders Gagan Kumar Thapa, Chandra Bhandari, Ram Krishna Yadav, Pradeep Paudel, Jeewan Pariyar, Guru Ghimire and DhanRaj Gurung have demanded that the party must be converted …

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Joint patrol to curb crime

Kathmandu, 25 April: The border security forces of Nepal and India have initiated joint patrol along the border area for the prevention of cross-border crimes. A panel consisting personnel from Armed Police Form (APF), Nepal Police, Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB)and Bihar Police has put in place a joint patrol …

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Judiciary requires two thousand employees

Kathmandu, 25 April: The shortage of adequate human resources in the judiciary has affected the execution of justice. Presently, additional 2,000 human resources are needed in judiciary to operate it in full-fledged. Lack of sufficient employees has barred the judiciary from using its full potentiality. According to Supreme Court (SC) …

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Procedural complexities hinder reconstruction

Kathmandu, 25 April: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has acknowledged that post earthquake reconstruction task could not take a pace due to policy-level and procedural complexities. The reconstruction task of private and government structures, damaged by the April 25, 2015 Gorkha earthquake, failed to take expected pace, the NRA said …

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Prachand announces new date

Kathmandu, 24 April: CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday said efforts were on to announce the unification of Maoist Centre and CPN (UML) likely on April 27. Saying there is a delay in the unification due to business of both party chairs, he said, “Mr Prime Minister …

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Protest against fees hike

Kathmandu, 24 April: A joint student unions’ meeting has announced programmes of fresh protests against the decision of private schools to increase fees in the academic session. A meeting of the union held in capital  on Tuesday the All Nepal National Free Students Union (ANNFSU) accused private schools of augmenting …

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