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Nepal and Burundi establish diplomatic ties

Kathmandu, 7 June : Ambassadors  Durga Prasad Bhattarai and Albert Shingiro, the Permanent Representatives of Nepal and Burundi to the United Nations (UN) respectively, signed a Joint Communiqué establishing formal bilateral diplomatic relations between the two countries in New York, on Wednesday. They also signed a joint letter informing the …

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US Ambassador lands in controversy

Kathmandu, 7 June:  American Ambassador to Nepal Alaina B. Teplitz whose tenure here has almost come to an end has landed in controversy for breaching the diplomatic code of conduct. According to the latest edition of Sanghu vernacular weekly, ambassador Teplitz paid a surprise visit to Rasuwa Custom Office situated …

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Government proposes to host BIMSTEC summit

By Our Reporter The government has decided to propose for hosting the 14th Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Forum (BIMSTEC) Summit in Kathmandu to its member nations either in August or September, 2018. A meeting of the Council of Ministers held on Monday, took the decision …

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Oli paying five-day visit to China

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is paying five-day state visit to China beginning from 19 June, according to sources. Besides Beijing, Oli is visiting Lhasa and another province capital, it is learnt. According to sources closed to Baluatar, Oli, is going to demand reopening of the Khasha …

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Oli appoints two DPMs against his promises

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has reshuffled the Council of Minister formed in February by adding two members from the Federal Socialist Forum. With the induction of the FSF in the Council of Ministers, the present government has become a government of a two-thirds majority. However, …

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Promotion of cops not based on merit

Kathmandu, 5 June: Nagarik daily of today has reported that Nepal Police Headquarters prioritised personnel who worked or are working as bodyguards for top leaders in recent decisions of promotions. Panels formed to decide names for promotions to the positions of Superintendent of Police (SP) and Deputy Superintendent of Police …

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No heavy vehicles in BP Highway

Kathmandu, 5 June: All media of today have reported that a single bench of Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla on Monday ordered the government not to implement the Ministry of Transport Management’s decision to let big buses ply BP Highway, a Japanese gift. Earlier, Minister Raghubir Mahaseth had decided to lift …

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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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