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Post quake construction

Kathmandu, 27 April: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has built a total of 142,000 houses in 31 districts. During a programme organized jointly by NRA and Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Thursday, it was informed that some 450,000 were under construction currently, almost all print media of Friday have …

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Constitutional court decelerates

Kathmandu, 26 April: The constitutional bench of the Supreme Court has settled 50 cases so far. According to the Supreme Court only 50 out of the 265 disputes related to provisions in the constitution and registered with the bench have been cleared so far. These cases date back to nine …

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KFW withdraws support

Kathmandu, 26 April: German Development Bank (KfW) has pulled out from heritages reconstruction task. The Bank withdrew from the commitment to provide support in reconstruction of heritages of Bhaktapur district, damaged by Gorkha earthquake, as understanding was not reached between the municipality and donor agency regarding the process for the …

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CDOs transferred

Kathmandu, 26 April: The government has transferred Chief District Officers (CDOs) en mass. According to Ratopati, a digital news portal, the CDOs of 37 districts have been transferred today. The assigned officers among whom are 23 Joint Secretaries and 14 Under Secretaries. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Per capita increases

Kathmandu, 26 April: Per capita income of Nepalis has grown to more than one hundred thousand rupees. According to the Department of statistics, the relative growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has resulted in per capita income augment, reports Kantipur daily. The income of Nepalis has increased by 135 US$ …

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Nexus of gold smugglers..

Kathmandu, 26 April: As the nexus of gold smugglers is being unveiled with the involvement of two senior sitting police officers in an organized manner, a question arises to one and all that this may lead to the highest authorities. Kantipur daily in its today’s edition writes that the arrest …

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Less than one-third of classrooms reconstructed

Kathmandu, 26 April: Three years have passed by since the Gorkha earthquake. However, only one-third of the total classrooms damaged due to the disaster have been reconstructed. Around 39,000 rooms of 7,923 schools of 31 districts suffered partial and complete damages due to the earthquake occurred on April 25, 2015 …

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Growth rate estimated to be 5.89 %

Kathmandu, 25 April: The economic growth rate is projected to be 5.89 per cent in the current fiscal year. The projection has been made based on economic indicators and data from six to nine months of the current fiscal year 2017/18 The national accounts statistics of the fiscal 2017/18 launched …

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Modi to visit Nepal in May


By Our Reporter Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Nepal on May 11 on a two day state visit to Nepal.  It will be his third visit to Nepal after assuming the high office in 2014. According to media reports both in Nepal and India, the Indian Prime …

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