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Japanese support for Women’s Cooperatives in Udayapur District


By Our Reporter The Japan government has decided to support US Dollar 80,532 to the Nepal Social Development and People Empowerment Centre (NESPEC) under the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme of the Japan government. NESPEC, a local NGO in Udayapur district, will work with Small Farmer …

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OBOR to benefit Nepal: Chinese envoy


By Our Reporter Chinese Ambassador Mrs. Yu Hongsaid that Nepal can be benefited from the OBOR (One Belt One Road) initiatives which have five main important aspects besides physical infrastructural connectivity. She made such a remark last week at a meeting with the office bearers of the China Study Center, …

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Internal rift widens in NC


By Our Reporter Internal rift within the ruling Nepali Congress has widened further following the recommendation of controversial individuals for the post of ambassadors in the party’s quota. Although the faction led by senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel has been unhappy with party president Sher Bahadur Deuba after  the latter’s …

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Two journalists end fast-unto death

By Our Reporter The staging of fast-unto-death by two journalists- Lava Dev Dhungana and Prem Adhikari – at the central office of Federation of Nepali Journalist has ended on Monday after striking an agreement. Reasoning that the FNJ elections in Panchthar and Ilam districts were not transparent and given priority …

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Pakistani scholarship to 200 Nepali students

The Government of Pakistan has provided scholarship to 200 students. The students getting scholarship are from nursery to grade 12. Speaking at the programme organized to handover the cheque in this connection, Minister for Education Dhaniram Poudel praised the support of Pakistan government for the enhancement of education in Nepal. …

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Kamal Thapa emerges as powerful leader in RPP


By Our Reporter As assumed, Kamal Thapa has been elected to the post of party chairman with a huge majority. Thapa bagged 2804 votes out of total 3136 votes. His rival PradeepBikramRana bagged only 251 votes. In the beginning, PashupatiShumsherRana and PrakashchandraLohani were also in the race. However, by viewing …

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Govt recommends 14 persons for ambassadorial posts

By Our Reporter The Cabinet  Monday recommended the names of 14 persons for appointment as Nepali ambassadors in various diplomatic missions abroad. The ruling parties – Nepali Congress, CPN Maoist Centre and Rastriya Prajatantra Party — resorted to a quota system based on their size in the Parliament.  A nominee …

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BP Highway caves in

By Our Reporter A strip of the BP Highway along the Shitalpati section in Sindhuli caved in and fallen into the Sunkoshi river below disrupting vehicular movement in the 158-km road. The road built I the assistance of the Japanese Government was brought into operation in July 2015. . But …

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RPP adopts Monarchy agenda


By Our Reporter The unified Rastriya Prajatantra Party has decided to adopt Hindu Kingdom through its unity national convention to be taken place in Kathmandu this week. Also, present party chairman Kamal Thapa is likely to bag a sweeping majority in the party election after the convention of the two …

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