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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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Doctors resort to strike en masse

Kathmandu, 13 July:Resident doctors of the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital say they will shut down all regular services of the hospital except the emergency unit in solidarity with the Hospital professor Dr Govinda KC, who has been staging a fast-unto-death in Jumla of Karnali, from Friday. The veteran medical surgeon …

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How strong is Oli?

By Our Reporter Today, KP Sharma Oli is a strong Prime Minister enjoying two-thirds majority in the parliament. In provinces also, except from No 2 province, all the provinces are under the leadership and domination of the Communist Party of Nepal (CPN). Therefore, Oli is the most powerful executive chief …

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Minister’s decision troubles manpower business

By Our Reporter Four thousand workers have been stalled even after receiving working visa for Malaysia. Minister Gokarna Bista, on the charge of taking money illegally for medical report, fingerprint, etc. from the workers, has stopped sending workers to Malaysia. The Labour Ministry has taken stance that if Malaysia will …

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Oli aggressive against Dr. Govinda KC

By Our Reporter Dr Govinda KC has been staging fast-unto-death in Jumla for the past few days. Nepali Congress, the main opposition in the parliament, and the civil society have been demanding that the government should save Dr. KC’s life. But Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli has not heard …

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Government annuls Deuba’s appointments

By Our Reporter As expected by public, the government has finally annulled all political appointments made by the previous caretaker government led by Sher Bahadur Deuba. A Cabinet meeting last week had decided to revoke all political appointments citing that the appointments were made when the election code of conduct …

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Nepalis’ deposit in Swiss Bank increases surprisingly

By Our Reporter Nepal is one of the least developed countries in the world and the poorest nation in South Asia. But a recent revelation by the Swiss National Bank — the central bank of Switzerland — shows otherwise–funds parked by Nepalis increased by four times in a decade from …

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Nepali rupee to further devaluated

By Our Reporter This July, the Nepali Rupee reached an all time high of 110.37 last Friday against US dollars.  The value of US dollars set a record low of 69.16 in October of 2010. Continuous depreciation of Indian rupee vis-à-vis the US dollar has been blamed for dragging the …

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Former King celebrates birthday in Nepalgunj

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra has observed his 72nd birthday on 7 July in Nepalgunj. Different daily newspapers publishing from Kathmandu and Online portals have given coverage to the former King’s birthday celebrations. According to Annapurna Post daily, at 8 am on Saturday morning, the former King visited Bageshwori …

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