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Birds continue to pose threat to safety of TIA

By Our Reporter Birds have been a big nuisance at the congested Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu for years. The birds flying in the sky above the TIA field not only disrupt the flights but also cause a damage to the aircraft. Of late, an aircraft of Nepal Airlines have …

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Dr Shanshanka Koirala recovers

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress General Secretary Dr Shashank Koirala has recovered from serious illness. Koirala, who reached  the Chabahil-based Om Hospital last Tuesday (July 5) evening after feeling unwell, was found fainted Wednesday morning in the hospital. After a check-up on Tuesday night, Dr. Koirala stayed in hospital. But …

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Oli’s countdown begins again

By Our Reporter The move to pull down the present government that had failed about two months ago, has again surfaced with the leaders of main opposition NC and the ruling CPN-Maoist Centre engaging in meetings to topple the government. The last attempt to pull down the government that had …

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Former King to receive B’day greetings


By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra is observing his 70th birthday today (7 July). On this auspicious occasion the former King will be receiving birthday greetings by the commoners today at Nirmal Niwasr, Maharajgunj. A Nirmal Niwas source informed that the gate will be opened at 11 am for the …

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Minister plants paddy in flowerpot!


By Our Reporter For an agrarian country like Nepal national rice day holds much importance. About 80 per cent people in Nepal are farmers and paddy has the biggest share in the GDP of the country. Of course, the GDP goes up if the paddy production increases and it drops …

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Nepal-India EPG meetings held

Members of the Eminent Persons Group on Nepal-India Relations pose for a photograph with Nepal's Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa during their first meeting in Kathmandu, on Monday, July 4, 2016. Photo: RSS

By Our Reporter The first meeting of the Eminent Persons’ Group (EPG) of Nepal-India concluded here Wednesday. The two-day meeting inaugurated by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Kamal Thapa on Monday discussed various issues of Nepal-India relations which went sour following the promulgation of new constitution in Nepal …

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Lessons for Nepal from Dhaka attacks

By Our Reporter The terrorists’ attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, last week, in which 20 foreigners were killed should serve a big lesson to Nepal. No one had expected that IS would target Bangladesh, as the small Islamist state had no big role in irritating or pleasing any terrorist group. It …

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Nepal Airlines marks 58th anniversary

By Our Reporter Nepal Airlines that was established as Royal Nepal Airlines in 1958 marked its 58th anniversary last week. However, in 58 years of its establishment the national flag career failed to make any meaningful progress. It had no adequate aircraft to cater international services. The NA’s situation that …

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Electricity tariff increases by 20 per cent

By Our Reporter The government has decided to increase the electricity tariff by 20 per cent effective from July 16. The increase was made at the recommendation of Commission for Fixing the Electricity Tariff. Earlier, the government had increased the tariff in 2012. The Nepal Electrify Authority now onward will …

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Nepal-Japan political dialogue between the Ministries of foreign affairs

The 2nd meeting of the Nepal-JapanPolitical Dialogue between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of both countries was held in Kathmandu on 29th June. Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department, and Mr. Jhabindra Prasad Aryal, Joint Secretary, North East Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, co-chaired the …

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