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Nation gets new IGPs

Sarbendra Sailendra New IGP

By Our Reporter The government appointed new Inspector Generals (IGs) in the Nepal Police and the Armed Police Force (APF) last week Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sarbendra Khanal has been appointed to the post of Inspector General of the Nepal Police and AIG Shailendra Khanal to the IGP post of …

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Seeking a permanent solution on Kashmir issue

By Our Reporter Last week, noted scholars, foreign affairs experts, senior journalists, among others, gathered for a discussion on the Kashmir dispute that has existed for above seven decades between our two neighbours India and Pakistan. In recent months, the Indian security forces have performed brutality by violating internationally established …

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Last Wake-up Call

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BY P. KHAREL Nepalis have suffered a hemorrhage of confidence in party leaders and a catalogue of 10 governments these past 11 years, without really much difference for all practical purpose. Many of the nation’s problems seen three decades ago remain exactly the same even now. Hunger invites anger that …

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Nepal elected in two UN bodies

By Our Reporter Nepal has been elected as a member of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women) for the term 2019-2021. Nepal will be serving in that capacity for the first time since its creation in 2010. Together, Bangladesh, India, …

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UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs completes Nepal Visit

By Our Reporter United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča completed his visit to Nepal on April 16. He met with the Speaker of House of Representatives Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali, the Chief of Army Staff General Rajendra Chhetri, former Prime Ministers Pushpa Kamal Dahal …

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Police launches campaign against rape

By Our Reporter Police in Siraha have launched a three- month-long public awareness campaign against rape bearing in mind the growing cases of rape in the district for the past few years Training to school students (class 8-10), public interaction on the issues with the participation of women, rally, street …

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HBL and IFC ink a pact

HBL and IFC ink a pact

By Our Reporter Himalayan Bank Limited (HBL), a leading private sector commercial bank of Nepal and International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group, have entered into a Mandate Letter agreement last week in which IFC would be providing financial resources to provide financial access to ‘Banking on Women Program’ …

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China for trilateral economic corridor

Kathmandu, 18 April: China has said that Nepal needed both China and India’s support for her development. China has also stated that there must be common consensus between Beijing and New Delhi in assisting Nepal’s developmental endeavors. Online Khabar has just reported that Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Yi, in course …

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Transportation workers not to join entrepreneurs’ agitation

Kathmandu, 18 April: At a time when transportation entrepreneurs have announced nationwide agitation programme against the government decision to end syndicate system in transportation sector, drivers, helpers and transportation labours have said that they are not going to take part in the agitation launched by vehicle owners. In the past, …

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