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‘Wheelchairs of Hope’ donated to disable children

Kathmandu, 17 July: The Embassy of Israel in Kathmandu observed Independence Day of Israel here today by making children with disabilities mobility accessible and thereby increasing their independence. Specially designed for Children, 40 ‘Wheelchairs of Hope’ from Israel were distributed to children with disabilities at a special programme organised to observe …

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Complaints against media rising

Kathmandu, 16 July: The number of complaints filed at Press Council Nepal against the incidents of violation of journalist code of conduct and media ethics is on the rise as of late. Complaints of misleading news and character assassination by all kinds of media including print and broadcast media, online …

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Upreti and Pandey named new envoys

Kathmandu, 16 July: The meeting of the Council of Ministers today has decided to recommend Neelkantha Upreti as the Nepali Ambassador to India. Upreti is former chief election commissioner. Similarly, Udayaraj Pandey has been recommended as the Ambassador of Nepal to Malaysia. Pandey had earlier served as Nepali ambassador to Saudi …

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No entry to Kanak Dixit

Kathmandu, 16 July: The Prime Minister has instructed the concerned quarters not to let in Kanakmani Dixit, the owner of Himal Media  to his official residence Baluwatar, reports Sanghy vernacular weekly. Irritated by his dubious role and backing Gangamaya on the grounds of human rights and Dr Govinda KC on …

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Stinking capital inviting epidemic

Kathmandu, 16 June: Kathmandu Metropolitan City’s shortsightedness on the issue of garbage collection has resulted in disruption of collection of waste in the Valley. Republica daily reports that it will take more than a week for landslide debris on the roads leading to the Sisdole landfill to be cleared. The …

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Irregularities in Nepal Army

Kathmandu, 16 July: Irregularities and unfairness in Nepal Army has heightened. The Recruitment Directorate has become the most notorious entity of national army. The suitable and capable candidates have been sidelined while bribing applicants have been selected. According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, over ten million rupees has been collected illegally …

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…They become doctors

Kathmandu, 16 July: Some 88% of the doctors who studied abroad have failed the Nepal Medical Council exams held on December 2, 2017. Nayapatrika daily trying to uncover the reasons for this fiasco stats that students who can’t compete for a place in medical colleges in Nepal and go to …

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Tourism promotion programme in Phuket

Kathmandu, 15 July: The Embassy of Nepal, Bangkok and the Honorary Consulate of Nepal in Phuket jointly organised a Business/Tourism promotion programme in Phuket on Thursday, under the theme of ‘Business Opportunities in Nepal’. Thai Government officials from Phuket and a large number of travel agents/tour operators, businessmen, media persons …

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French National Day marked

Kathmandu, 15 July: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun attended a reception hosted on the occasion of the National Day of France Saturday evening. Heads of the constitutional bodies, chiefs and representatives of various diplomatic missions, high-ranking officials of Nepal government, entrepreneurs, traders, French nationals based in Nepal and representatives of different …

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Third gender population growing

Kathmandu, 15 July: Blue Diamond Society, an NGO established to advocate for rights of sexual minorities, has claimed that the total population of third-gendered people or those belonging to various minority sexual groups is around 900,000. However, only 167 persons have acquired citizenship by mentioning their ‘other’ gender, reports Nepal Samacharpatra daily …

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