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Former King observes his birthday in Nepalgunj

Kathmandu, 8 July: 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 on former King’s birthday celebration. According to Annapurna Post daily, at 8 am on Saturday morning, the former King visited Bageshwori Temple …

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BP Highway becoming smuggling route

Kathmandu, 8 July: The BP Highway has become a safe haven for the smugglers. The police have become the sole source and protection for the hassle free ferrying of commodities illegally, reports Annapurna Post daily. The fodder for the cattle and textile items brought with paying tax was confiscated by …

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Mustang accident claims 15

Kathmandu, 6 July : A total of 15 workers died when a tipper met with an accident at Syangboche of Lo Ghekar Damodarkunda rural municipality of Mustang district today, states official news agency, RSS. According to Chief District Officer of Mustang, Shishir Poudel, the accident took place when the tipper carrying …

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UNHCR’s concern

Kathmandu, 6 July: The United Nations agency for rights of refugees, UNHCR, has expressed concerns over rights of Tibetan refugees staying in Nepal as its Nepal chief Bushra Halepota has requested Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa to register the refugees living in Nepal. According to  Nagarik daily,  the official, however, did …

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DoR urges JICA for approval

Kathmandu, 6 July : The Department of Roads (DoR) has urged the Japan International Cooperation Agency  (JICA)to consent to the Department’s plan to move ahead with the Naagdhunga-Naubise road tunnel project. JICA is extending a loan of Rs 15 billion at the subsidised rate of 0.01 per cent interest rate for …

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Supreme Court obstructs road expansion

Kathmandu, 6 July: The chief of Kathmandu Valley Development Authority, the government agency which has been carrying out a massive road expansion drive in the capital city, says a recent order of the Supreme Court has pushed the movement into uncertainty. According to Online Khabar, the Authority’s Commissioner Bhaikaji Tiwari says …

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Opposition’s role well played

Kathamandu, 6 July : The main opposition Nepali Congress on Friday obstructed the meeting of House of Representatives demanding that the government take initiatives to save the life of medical education reform activist Dr Govinda KC. Dr KC has been staging an indefinite hunger strike since last week. People’s News Monitoring …

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Seeta’s Singapore treatment

Kathmandu, 5 July: Now-a-days whenever our leaders catch common cold or a seasonal flu, they immediately fly to Singapore or Bangkok for treatment. Earlier they used to travel to New Delhi for the same. The Indian government used to make all the arrangement including the cost incurred during the treatment. …

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Political appointments scrapped

Kathmandu, 5 July : The government has decided to scrap all political appointments made by previous Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after August 30, 2017 when the code of conduct for elections of House of Representatives and National Assembly came into effect, reports Gorkhapatra daily. The then  Deuba government appointees at …

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