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Oli’s oligarchy in Singh Durbar

Kathmandu, 16 June: The Khagda  Oli administration is now in a bid to make Singha Durbar out of bounds to the general public. In recent days, entering Singha Durbar has become quite difficult for visitors and journalists, which officials at the Ministry of Home Affairs say is due to a …

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Ruling party MPs demand Baskota’s resignation

Kathmandu, 16 June: The ruling party lawmakers have demanded minister Minister for Communication and Information Technology Gokul  Baskota’s resignation and warned of toppling the government if it does not withdraw the bill and the minister doesn’t correct his controversial remark over Guthi. Pro-Guthi supporters are annoyed following the minister’s controversial …

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No text books being imported

Kathmandu, 16 June: Book traders have said they are not going to import textbooks published in India and other countries. The book traders are taking this action to protest the imposition of customs duty on textbooks published in and imported from India and third countries. For the first time, 10 …

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Kathmandu records hottest days

Kathmandu, 16 June: The Kathmandu Valley witnessed the highest temperatures of the year in the last couple of days. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, the Valley’s maximum temperature on Friday was measured at 33.5 degree Celsius and the minimum was measured at 19 degree Celsius.  On Saturday, mercury hit …

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Two Indians held

Kathmandu, 16 June: Two Indians were held in possession of Rs. 2 million unaccounted cash from Nepalgunj-based Indian border Jamunaha. According to Nepal Police Central News Section, the border-based Area Police Office, Jamunaha arrested two Indians with the cash in course of security screening. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Fund ascertained for 78 MW Sanjen Khola Hydel Project

Kathmandu, 15 June: NIBL and the member banks have signed a syndicated facilities agreement of Sanjen Khola Hydroelectric Project (78 MW). Sanjen Khola Hydroelectric Project is being developed by Salasungi Power Limited, a company promoted mainly by China Harbour Engineering Company Limited, China. CHEC, one of the fortune 500 companies, …

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Alarming air pollution

Kathmandu, 15 June: : Recent advances in the field of air pollution research, specifically in the Hindu Kush Himalaya highlights the fact that the problem extends beyond local concerns to transboundary issues. This is the conclusion drawn at a two-day regional workshop on air pollution and public health, primarily in …

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Tibet looks towards South Asian

LHASA, June 14 (Xinhua) — Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region will further open itself up and intensify international exchanges and cooperation, chairman of the regional government Qizhala said Friday. While delivering a keynote speech at the 2019 Forum on the Development of Tibet, Qizhala said the region will pursue international …

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American arrested with cannabis

Kathmandu, 15 June: : Police have arrested an American national with five kg of hashish.The team of police deployed by the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Office arrested William Heron on Friday. He was going to the USA, boarding Nepal Airline’s flight via Bangkok, according to Metropolitan Police Office. Police arrested …

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Laptop MPs

Kathmandu, 15 June: The MPs who receive attractive amount of salary and allowances, are found eying on just one laptop. The Federal Parliament Secretariat has allotted 30 million rupees to purchase laptop for the MPs. One laptop costs around 30 thousand rupees in the local market, however, the Secretariat has …

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