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Parliamentary committee orders for probe

Kathmandu, 24 June: State Affairs and Good Governance Committee of the Federal Parliament has directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to investigate into the death of Kumar Paudel, a leader of the Netra Bikram Chand ‘Biplav’-led Maoist party in Sarlahi district of State 2 last week, and submit a report …

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Hubby burns wife to death

Kathmandu, 23 June: A woman in Darchula has been burnt to death while trying to retrieve valuables from her home set on fire by her husband under influence of alcohol. The incident took place last night at Sundumundu of Naugad rural municipality-2. Bimala Badal,30, died in the incident of fire …

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Happiness of Nepalis being gauged

Kathmandu, 23 June: The government has decided to survey the happiness of Nepali citizens.In oreder to gauge the happiness of Nepalis and find out the status of present Government’s vision ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali,’the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) is conducting the survey. According to CBS, sufficient budget has been …

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Contract to controversial company

Kathmandu, 23 June: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA)has awarded Mobile Device Management System contract to controversial Malaysian company, Nuemera. The Mobile Device Management System tracks and blocks unregistered mobiles from entering the country through grey channels. However, Nuemera has been accused by the Malaysian public of not being able to keep …

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Nepal and China reviewing trade pact

Kathmandu, 23 June:  Nepal and China are reviewing bilateral trade agreement and even making some adjustment with new provisions. According to Rajdhani daily, the new trade agreement will make it easier for the goods manufactured in Nepal to be exported to China. Chinese buyers will not have to pay tax …

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Date expired medicine being supplied

Kathmandu, 23 June: The District Health Office (DHO) in Pyuthan has been found supplying consumption date expired medicines to heath posts within its jurisdiction. According to Binod Shahi of Naubahini Rural Municipality health post says that Oxytocin which is given to women post pregnancy was expired when it arrived at …

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Deep factional feud in NCP

Kathmandu, 23 June: The much hyped meeting of Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Central Secretariat failed to name district in-charges and co-in-charges, department heads of the party and to entrust with responsibilities to the party’s central committee members due to a deep factional feud. According to a senior NCP leader, Saturday’s …

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Nepal-B’desh synergy in energy

Kathmandu, 22 June: Nepal and Bangladesh have agreed to jointly invest in the feasible hydropower projects in Nepal. They have also conceded to collaborate and cooperate on alternative energy and electricity export to Bangladesh. A meeting of the Energy Secretaries of both countries held in Dhaka deceided to jointly invest …

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‘BRI a boon for all’

Kathmandu, 22 June: Experts from South Asia and South East Asia have highlighted the various opportunities and challenges associated with the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative during a two-day international conference that concluded yesterday. Participants from Nepal, China and other Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Laos, Malaysia and the …

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Disaster death doubles

Kathmandu, 22 June: A total of 69 people have died while 343 were injured in various incidents of disaster in the previous two months. The casualties were reported in the month of Baisakh and Jestha of the lunar calendar across the country. According to Nepal Police, Disaster Management Division, of …

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