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Oil prices go down

Kathmandu, 18 May:  Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the prices of petroleum products. According to NOC, the corporation has reduced Rs 2 per litre in petrol and Rs 1 per litre in diesel and kerosene each, as per the new price index sent by the Indian Oil Corporation. People’s …

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An IED detonated

Kathmandu, 18 May: An unidentified group carried out a bomb blast in the house of Chair of Balan Bihul municipality Dayananda Goti of saptrai district last night. The improvised explosive device (IED) went off at the waiting room in the house premises.  Shyam Goit, the uncle of chief Goit was …

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U Thant’s statue in Lumbini

Kathmandu, 18 May:  A statue of former UN Secretary-General, U Thant, has been erected in Lumbini which was unveiled amid a function on Friday. U Thant, a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations serving from 1961 to 1971, had played a significant role on the negotiation …

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Swet Chaitya to be translated into Chinese

Kathmandu, 18 May:  Chinese ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi, held a meeting with noted expert on culture, Satya Mohan Joshi, at the latter’s residence in Patan on Friday. Joshi was feted on his 100th birthday four days ago. Joshi, sharing his connection with China, informed the visiting Chinese envoy about …

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‘We quit free-Tibet event’

Kathmandu, 17 May:Following controversy over their participation in a function linked to free-Tibet movement in Latvia, Parliament Secretariat on Thursday summoned lawmakers Pradip Yadav and Iqbal Miya for questioning. According to an official at the Parliament Secretariat, the lawmakers in their clarification said they had reached Latvia to participate in …

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Hostility erupts in Nepal-India border

Kathmandu, 17 May : Tensions have flared up along the Nepal-India border in western Thori of Birgunj, Parsa; the district in state 2, after an incident in which Nepalis being subjected to physical assault at the hands of Indians was made public, reports RSS. According to the Area Police Office, …

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Scores of companies blacklisted

Kathmandu, 17 May: Nepal has blacklisted 67 companies of various countries, barring Nepali migrant workers from working for them, and 52 of them are in Malaysia, one of the most popular destinations for Nepali workers. According to Karobar daily, they have been blacklisted for breaching the labour agreement signed with …

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Corruption -hit TU cancels interview

Kathmandu, 17 May: Tribhuvan University Service Commission has published the interview cancellation notice for the post of Section Officer. The interview has been cancelled after many relatives of the Tribhuvan University Service Commission Chairman Chaitanya Sharma, Chief Parashu Ram Koirala, Central Campus Principal Krishna Acharya, former Registrar Chandra Mani Paudel, …

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‘Experience Nepal’ campaign launched

Kathmandu, 17 May: Tourism Board, Himalayan Bank Limited and American Express have jointly launched ‘Experience Nepal’ campaign targeting the Visit Nepal Year 2020.  The main objective of the campaign is to inform the American Express Card users about Nepal’s natural beauty, uniqueness and diversity, thereby encouraging them to visit Nepal. …

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NMB Bank acquires Om Development Bank

Kathmandu, 17 May: The NMB Bank Limited has acquied OM Development Bank. An agreement relating to merger was signed in capital on Thursday . NMB bank that stands today was established 23 years ago and has become what it is today from the merger of different banks 4 years ago …

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