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CIAA grills its former boss

Kathmandu, 14 July: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has interrogated its former Chief Deep Basnyat in connection with his alleged involvement in the Lalita Niwas land scam. It is the first time that the anti-corruption constitutional body summoned a former chief of a constitutional body …

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Ambassador Pyakuryel steps down

Kathmandu, 14 July: Nepal’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Bishwambher Pyakuryal, has resigned from his position. According to Annapurna Post daily, the senior economist, considered to be loyal to the main opposition Nepali Congress, decided to quit, expressing dissatisfaction over officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Pyakuryal has accused the …

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Oli irked by team members

Kathmandu, 14 July: Prime Minister Khadga Oli has expressed his serious dissatisfaction over the performance of his ministers. Speaking at a meeting organised to review the performance of various ministries in the current fiscal year, which is ending this Tuesday, the Prime Minister warned that the ministers and bureaucrats cannot …

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All gates of Koshi Barrage opened

Kathmandu, 14 July: Keeping in view the rising  level of water at the Saptikoshi river due to incessant rains in the eastern region of the country, concerned authorities of Nepal and India have opened all 56 floodgates of Koshi Barrage. People’s News Monitoring Service  

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Nepal beats Malaysia

Kathmandu, 14 July: Nepal has turned out to be triumphant in n both matches of a T20 series they played against Malaysia. In the second match played in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, the Rhinos defeated their hosts by six runs. Nepal had posted a 174 run target for Malaysia, but …

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Nabil Bank observes 35th anniversary

Kathmandu, 14 July:  On the occasion of Nabil Bank’s 35th anniversary, the Bank felicitated its staff members and ex-staff members who have continuously contributed their service in the bank for more than 25 years. Bank’s Chairman Shambhu Prasad Poudel presented a memento to commemorate the staffs contribution in an event …

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Floods, landslides kill 43, other 24 missing

Kathmandu, 14 July: At least 43 people have been killed and 24 others are missing following landslides and flooding triggered by incessant monsoon rain in the central and eastern parts of the country. Daily life has been badly affected across the country with at least 10,000 people said to be …

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Indian embankment inundates scores of villages

Kathmandu, 14 July: More than a dozen villages in Rautahat have been inundated by flood bringing people’s normal life to a standstill. The embankment built unilaterally by India along the border in Bairgania blocks the natural flow of water resulting in the inundation of villages of  Nepal. According to Media …

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Roads connecting Kathmandu blocked

Kathmandu, 13 July: With the major roads connecting the Kathmandu Valley obstructed due to landslide and flash floods, tens of thousands of passengers have been stranded since yesterday. All major roads linking Kathmandu Valley with the outer districts remain obstructed either partially or fully at multiple places since Thursday night …

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