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Indian nationals nabbed with cash

Kathmandu, 20 May: Police have arrested eight Indian nationals for their alleged involvement in networking business. According to police, they were detained on the basis tip off information on Sunday afternoon with Rs. 4.2million. People’s News Monitoring Service

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US expresses grave concern over airport security

Kathmandu, 20 May: The government of the United States of America has shown concern over Nepal’s immigration and airport security. According to Annapurna Post daily, the US officials have expressed serious concerns after recent attack in Sri Lanka. The US says that Nepal, as it has an open border with …

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Visa fee hiked

Kathmandu, 20 May: The government of Nepal has increased the visa fee for the foreign nationals visiting Nepal. For the past 11 years no visa fee was reviewed, reports Rajdhani daily. The revised new visa fee for 15 days has been augmented to US$ 30. Earlier it was US$ 25. …

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Balance of Payment at deficit

Kathmandu, 20 May: The outflow of money from the country surpassed inflows by Rs. 64.68 billion as the value of imports exceeded Rs one trillion mark, which is over 31 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, in the first nine months of fiscal 2018-19, according to Central Bank’s statistics. …

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Media Council Bill to be amended

Kathmnadu, 20 May: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP)is all set to amend the controversial aspects of the Media Council Bill after widespread criticism of it. According to Kantipur daily, the senior leaders of NCP have assured  to register amendments to the clauses of the bill in the parliament instead …

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Koshi corridor power line facing problem

Kathmandu, 20 May: The Koshi Corridor Transmission line Project has again faced a severe setback as the project has been barred from extracting construction materials from local rivers for the construction of substations. The national pride project, being built to evacuate around 550 MW of energy in the initial phase …

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Sheer negligence in Mahakali Irrigation Project

Kathmandu, 20 May: The Mahakali Irrigation Project that was supposed to be completed within 16 years has been lingered for years owing to very slow pace of work.  The 152 kilometre -long irrigation project’s only 13 kilometre work so far has been completed in 10 years time and the initial …

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Two Chinese firms blacklisted

Kathmandu, 20 May: Eight contractors including two Chinese firms  have been blacklisted by the Public Procurement and Monitoring Office for non-compliance of agreement. According to Rajdhani daily, two Chinese companies  including six other supplying firms have been boycotted by the office for breaching the agreement. People’s News Monitoring Service

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Hyatt Hotel, Dwarika’s pay peanuts

Kathmandu, 19 May: The owner of a huge chunk of land is Lord Pashupatinath and the user of it is the Hyyatt hotel situated at Tudal Bauddha. Seventeen ropani land of Lord Shiva fetches just Rs. 34 thousand per annum only. The rent of the land is so low that …

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Be aware of Traffic Cops!

Kathmandu, 19 May: The traffic police have been calling traffic rule violators after going through CCTV footage. In the past one month, Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) took action against 165 traffic rule violators. MTPD officers have started calling people violating traffic rules on their mobile phones and slapping fines …

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