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Zero tolerance or cover-up for corruption?

By Our Reporter Rampant corruption has become almost a compulsory phenomenon in this “new” Nepal. If one is innocent and honest, he or she will be declared as an incapable person. There is corruption everywhere and the political parties are not unaware from such a practice. One good example could …

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Nirmala Pant murder episode becoming more suspicious

By Our Reporter Resignation of Birendra KC, member of the high-level probe committee has made the murder case of Nirmala Pant more suspicious. KC, under secretary in the internal affairs and law ministry of the No 7 province, expressing his dissatisfaction on extension of the tenure of the committee for …

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BRI a landmark initiative: Mahara

Speaking at the 4th China-Tibet Tourism and Culture Expo held at Lhasa on the theme ‘Incorporating Nepal into Belt and Road International Cooperation’, Speaker of the House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara asserted that advancing the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network under the BRI was a common vision reached between the …

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China to reconstruct buildings, bridges

Kathmandu, 10 September: Krishna Bahadur Mahara, speaker, House of Representatives, who is in Lhasa,  and Luosang Jiangcun, chairman of the People’s Congress of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), China jointly launched the reconstruction project of the Consulate General of Nepal buildings in Lhasa and also the reconstruction project of the …

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Omprakash Sharma approved to become the CJ

Kathmandu, 10 September: The Parliamentary Special Hearing Committee meeting held today has approved Omprakash Mishra as the chief justice of the Supreme Court. Committee member Surendra Pandey informed that Mishra’s name has been approved by the committee. Now, the government can appoint Mishra as the new chief justice. Mishra, attending …

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CoAS Gen Purnachandra Thapa commands Nepal Army

Kathmandu, 9 September: President Vidya Bhandari conferred insignia and administered oath of office to new Chief of Army Staff Gen Purnachandra Thapa amidst a function organised at the President’s Office this morning. Vice President Nandabahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, among others were present at the oath taking ceremony. …

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Helicopter crashed, six dead, one survives

Kathmandu, 8 September: The missing helicopter of the High Altitude Air flying to Kathmandu from Gotkha missing since this morning found crashed in Satyabati Forest in Dhading district. According to Pratapbabu Tiwari, spokesman, Tribhuvan International Airport, six boarded in the helicopter have been dead and one is injured. Altogether seven …

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Nepal not to participate in BIMSTEC Military Exercise

Kathmandu, 8 September: Nepal is not going to participate in the BIMSTEC Military Exercise to be held in India, reports Annapurna Post daily. As controversy was surfaced at home on participation of Nepal, PM KP Sharma Oli has given instruction to the Nepal Army for not taking part at the …

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Nepal and China finalize protocol on trade and transit

Kathmandu, 8 September: Nepal and China finalised the much-hyped protocol of Nepal-China Transit and Transportation Agreement on Thursday, 7 September, ending the country’s sole dependence on Indian ports for overseas trade, reports Annapurna Post vernacular daily. China has given access in all her seaports to Nepal. The two-day long third …

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Bangladesh to purchase electricity from Upper Karnali

Kathmandu, 8 September: Bangladesh is to buy electricity produced from Upper Karnali. The recently held cabinet meeting of Bangladesh has decided to buy 500 MW energy produced by Indian company GMR from Upper Karnali, reports Ratopati news portal. Nashrul Hamid, state minister for Electricity, Energy and Mining informed the decision …

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