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Former King’s Birthday to be celebrated

By Our Reporter To observe the 72nd auspicious birthday of former King Gyanenda, a 3572-member civic birthday celebration committee has been formed under the chair of Yagya Prasad Acharya. 5 July is the birthday of the former King. The birthday celebration committee is comprised of noted personalities who have made …

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Airport politics

By Our Reporter The newly elected people’s representatives have given priority on construction of airports in their electoral constituencies. They have not conducted any cost-benefit analysis and other logistics in the operation of such airports. There is a kind of competition in constructing airports in different districts. With the political …

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HoR regulations endorsed MPs with criminal charge not to be suspended

By Our Reporter House of Representatives Regulations, 2075 BS was endorsed with majority votes in the Lower House of the Federal Parliament. Chairman of the Regulations Drafting Committee Krishna Bhakta Pokharel had tabled the draft proposal of the House of Representatives Regulations in the House. The regulations were made to …

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PM Oli preparing for his China visit

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Oli is now preparing homework for his upcoming China visit. He is likely to leave for Beijing next week although the government has not yet made public the visit schedule. Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali has been in Beijing  in course of his visit …

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Gore jailed in Kathmandu

By Our Reporter Chuna Mani Upreti (Gore) considered as the main agent in the 33-kg gold smuggling case, has been sent to Central Jail, Sundhara. He was brought to Kathmandu from Morang citing security reasons. Along with Gore, three other gold racketeers — Bhujung Gurung, a leader of the Rastriya …

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South Asian university observes 3rd convention

By Our Reporter Amjad Hussain B. Sial, Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), addressed the third convocation of the South Asian University in New Delhi this morning. Visitor’s nominee Giriraj Mani Pokharel, Minister for Education, Science and Technology of Nepal, and chief guest Dr. Vinay …

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Dispute over Ram Dev’s Patanjali

Kathmandu, 12 June: The internal dispute between Ram Dev, the Indian Yog Teacher and his Nepali business partner Upendra Mahto has adversely affected the future course of Patanjali Ayurved Pvt Ltd that was established a few years ago in Prasuni of Bara district. According to a news report published by …

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New norms afoot for ambassadorial appointment

Kathmandu, 12 June: The Government is amending existing Diplomatic Code of Conduct that it issued seven years ago in a bid to introduce new criteria for the appointment of ambassadors and other diplomatic officials, reports Nayapatrika daily. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preparing to amend the old Code of …

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MBL CEO Sharma assumes office

Kathmandu, 12 June:  Suman Sharma of Machhapuchchhre Bank Limited (MBL) has taken the rein of the bank as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from yesterday. Sharma brings with him a 21-year-long experience in Nepal’s banking sector. Sharma had started his banking career from Nepal SBI Bank Ltd. Earlier he served …

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Ambassador Bhattarai off to China

Kathmandu, 12 June : Ambassador Sundar Nath Bhattarai, officiating Chairman of China Study Centre, left Kathmandu today to attend the 6th China – South & South-east Asian Think Tank Forum (CSSA-TTF), organized by The People’s Government of Yunnan Province of the People’s Republic of China and Yunnan Academy of Social …

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