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Oli receives memorandum before his Beijing sojourn

By Our Reporter Rastriya Jagaran Parishad has submitted a memorandum letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli drawing his attention on Nepal’s priority agendas before his departure to Beijing. Sadhya Bahadur Bhandari, coordinator of the Parishad, handed over the memorandum to PM Oli. It is stated in the memorandum letter, …

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Prices hike after the budget

By Our Reporter Businessmen of Nepal are expert in showing their profit-oriented nature by hiking the prices of essential commodities immediately after the tabulation of the budget. Although the budget comes into effect only from July 17, the scrupulous businessmen, shopkeepers and middlemen have increased the prices of food and …

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Valley receives muddy rains

By Our Reporter The Kathmandu Valley and many parts of Nepal received mud-mixed rains on Friday night. The denizens were shocked when they saw their roofs and flower plants covered with mud.  It was the first time they had seen mud falling from the sky with rainwater. However, meteorologists said …

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Neurosurgeon Devkota passes away

Kathmandu, 19 June: Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife, Dr Madhu Dixit Devkota, and three daughters, Medha, Vasudha and Manjari. Dr Devkota was suffering from bile duct cancer. Dr Devkota breathed his last at the Bansbari-based …

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Indian Patanjali brand ghee begins price war with Nepali products

Kathmandu, 19 June: Indian Patanjali brand is competing with the Nepali dairy products by selling its Patanjali brand ghee at low price, according to Sumit Kedia, local industrialist producing milk products. Talking to Drishti vernacular weekly Kedia said that retail price of the same ghee in Indian market is 570 …

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Journalist Sharachchandra Bhandary bereaved of his father

Kathmandu, 19 June: Deputy Chief Reporter of Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Sharachchandra Bhandary has been bereaved of his father on Sunday, 17 June. Bhandary’ father Pundit Laxmi Prasad Bhandary passed away at his residence at Dharan Submetropolis-16. He was ailing from kidney-related complications since a long time. He was 73. Last …

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Four more air routes

Kathmandu, 17 June:Nepal’s dependence on only one air routes for international flights operating from and to various countries of the world except China and Bhutan has now ended as India has agreed to open four more gateways, according to Kantipur daily. According to the news report, the new routes will …

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Ex-King’s health sound

Kathmandu, 17 June:Former King Gyanendra Shah has visited the Thapathali-based Norvic International Hospital on Sunday morning. The former monarch visited the hospital for a regular heart checkup. He had survived a heart attack on September 21, 2014. Shah has been doing regular health checkup at the hospital since then. According …

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Special committee’s term extended

Kathmandu, 17 June: The term of a special committee formed to investigate into the 33.5-kilogram gold smuggling case has been extended its term for the second time, reports Online Khabar. The Cabinet decided to extend the term by one month and sent a letter in this regard to the Ministry …

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Govt recalls Subedi

Kathmandu, 15 June:  The  meeting of  the Council of Ministers held on Thursday has decided to recall former Chief Secretary Som Lal Subedi from his assignment as Alternative Director of the Asian Development Bank, reports Radhani daily. Earlier, Subedi was criticised for giving up the country’s top bureaucratic position for the …

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