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Why Prez met top leaders?

Kathmandu, 5 June : President Bidya  Devi Bhandari on Monday night held a meeting with top leaders of ruling Nepal Communist Party and main opposition Nepali Congress, during which she called on the parties to stand together to lead the country toward prosperity, reports Naya Patrika daily. Prime Minister KP …

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Nepal and China inking energy pacts

Kathmandu, 5 June: Nepal and China are likely to ink an agreement on energy coordination later this month when Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will pay a state visit to the northern neighbour, reports Online Khabar. Likewise, the Nepal Government is also preparing to sign another agreement to prepare the …

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Nepal-China signing a new deal

Kathmandu, 4 June : Nepal and China are likely to sign an agreement to carry out a feasibility study for the construction of a railway connecting Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, with the Nepal-Tiber border point in Rasuwagadhi, near Kyirong, according to Online Khabar. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to embark …

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Former Princess defies court order

Kathmandu, 4 June : Despite the Supreme Court order to hand over Bijaya Ghar of Chhauni to Nepal Trust, former Princess Prerana Rajya Laxmi Singh, the only daughter of former King Gyanendra Shah, is reluctant to leave the luxurious house that she claims her father gifted her as dowry, reports  Nepal …

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Shakya alleged of encroachment

Kathmandu, 4 June :  Tourism entrepreneur Karna Shakya has been alleged of  encroaching the Phewa Lake in country’s tourism capital Pokhara. According to Nagarik daily, a committee has been commissioned  to investigate into reports that Shakya’s involvement in encroachment. Earlier, the Supreme Court had ordered the government to investigate and find …

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Gold smuggling suspect surrenders

Kathmandu, 3 June : Chhering Wangel Ghale known as Dr David accused of involving in the 33 kg gold scam has surrendered before the Morang District Court today, reports RSS. The court started recording his statement. Hearing on whether to send the accused to jail or not will start following the …

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BIMSTEC Summit date proposed

Kathmandu, 3 June :  Nepal is to propose to hold the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation or BIMSTEC summit on coming August end or early September. The meeting today of the Council of Ministers held at Singha Durbar decided to propose to BIMSTEC member-states to hold …

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Corruption probe at Bir Hospital

Kathmandu, 3 June : The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, has launched a probe into reports that officials of Bir Hospital embezzled as much as Rs 2 billion from the state coffers in past few years. National Vigilance Centre  too has launched another investigation, reports Online Khabar. The two …

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CIAA at slow pace

Kathmandu, 3 May : Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has failed to carry out investigations into major corruption scams at present. The anti-corruption body has not filed any big corruption charges and failed to catch any big fish, reports Republica daily. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Former minister Shahi no more

Kathmandu, 3 June : Former minister for Home Affairs Dan Bahadur Shahi has passed away this morning at the age of 76, resports Online Khabar. He breathed last at the Grande Hospital where he was undergoing treatment of multiple ailments. People’s News Monitoring Service

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