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Strom kills 27 in poor Bara, Parsa settlements

By Our Reporter A sudden storm that lashed Bara and Parsa districts on Sunday evening killed 27 people and injured 343 others. Half a dozen villages, mostly in Bara, were hit by the storm at 8:30 pm Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, 27 people lost their lives …

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Investment Summit: Low commitment than expectations

By Our ReporterThe two-day ‘Investment Summit 2019’ concluded here on Saturday with the signing of 15 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) and investment commitments to 17 various projects. The government had showcased 77 projects, 27 of them from the private during the poorly managed investment summit. However, only 17 of the …

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Former king in eastern hill districts

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra, who is staying in the Himalayan Tea Garden, private property of the former king in Damak, Jhapa, went Ilam, eastern hill district on 31 March. After one night halt in Ilam, the former King went to Panchthar on 1 April and spent one night …

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DPR of Kathmandu-Kerung railway in six months

By Our Reporter The government has said that a detailed project report of the much talked about Kathmandu-Kerung Railway project would be completed in the next six months. Addressing the session titled ‘Transport Infrastructure: Building Sustainable Transport Infrastructure, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth said the government would …

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SEE cancelled in State 2 due to leakage of questions

By Our Reporter The government decided to hold the postponed SEE in State 2 from April 5. The examination in State 2 was postponed after the leakage of question papers for two consecutive days. The inability of the State Government to provide security to the SEE papers showed how poor …

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Widebody aircrfat faces loss of Rs.1.66 billion

By Our Reporter The newly purchased wide body aircraft of Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) have incurred loss of Rs 1.6 billion in the first six months of operation. It has been almost nine months since NAC received delivery of its two new wide-body aircraft named Annapurna and Makalu. The two …

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Dahal returns home from the USA

By Our Reporter Chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Pushpa Kamal Dahal returned to Nepal from US on March 28. Dahal had been to US accompanying his wife Sita for her treatment there. Sita has been unwell since she lost her son Prakash in 2017. Reports had it that …

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CPN unification process in dilemma due to groupism

By Our Reporter The unification process of the ruling Communist Party of Nepal has been in dilemma due to groupism in the party. The unification process that should have completed months back, has been moving at snail’s pace. Although Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said a few days ago that …

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Israeli diplomats in Nepal vote

By Our Reporter Israeli Ambassador Benny Omer along with his deputy and other Israeli diplomats living in Nepal casted their ballots in the elections for the 21st Knesset on 28 March here in Kathmandu. While Israel awaits to cast their vote on 9 April, the Israeli representatives in 96 embassies …

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