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Nepal expects visit of Chinese Presidents Xi

By Our Reporter When Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli was on a visit to China, President Xi Jinping had given the gesture that he had the wish to visit Nepal. From this diplomatic message, Nepal became confident that President Xi would visit Nepal soon. Meanwhile, when the South China Morning …

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Former King’s birthday to be celebrated

By Our Reporter A 3570-member Main Civic Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of Professor Balbhadra Bharati to celebrate the 70th auspicious birthday of former King His Majesty Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev which falls on 5 July this year. The committee is going to observe one-week long programmes, …

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Feasibility study on railway line construction completed

By Our Reporter China CAMC Engineering has submitted the feasibility study report on Rasuwagadhi–Kathmandu, Kathmandu–Pokhara, Pokhara–Lumbini Railway Line to the Nepal government. This report was submitted by CAMCE two weeks ago to the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport. It is learnt that the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the …

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Government fails to mobilize party workers in reconstruction works

By Our Reporter The government has failed to convince the political parties to mobiles their cadres in the reconstruction works. Even the ruling parties have been unable to send their activists in the reconstruction works. Prime Minister K. P. Sharma Oli, who urged the political parties to mobilize their activists …

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‘Iron Gate’ no more

By Our Reporter The government has finally scrapped the practice of taking the School Leaving Certificate (SLC) exams for the 10 graders from this year. With the endorsement of the Education Act (Amendment Bill) 2072 by the Legislature Parliament, the practice of taking the SLC exams has ended in 72 …

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The plight of Kathmanduites

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By Our Reporter On 5 June, the concerned ministers and government officials observed world environment day with great fanfare. On the other hand, the Kathmandu youths were organizing a rally by covering their mouth with masks. They named polluted Kathmandu as Mask Mandu. The fact is that the environment of …

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Seminar on “Newahs in Contemporary British Society” held

By Our Reporter Pasa Puchah Guthi UK (PPGUK) organised its third Guthi Seminar at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London on 28 May under the theme of ‘Newahs in Contemporary British Society’. The programme commenced with PPGUK’s Joint Secretary, Preetie Kachipati welcoming the audience and then PPGUK’s President …

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SAARC chief secretary level meet from today

By Our Reporter The fourth SAARC Chief Secretary level meeting is to take place in the capital from Thursday. The third meeting held in Islamabad of Pakistan had ended with the commitments of holding the fourth meeting in Nepal. SAARC Chief Secretaries, ambassadors from the SAARC member states and observer …

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Drishti launches Online service

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By Our Reporter Drishti vernacular weekly, which has completed 33 years of publication, has launched its Online service with the motto “Not only in seven days but now every time”’ The Online service, www.drishtinews.com was launched by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli amidst a function. In his welcome speech, Shambhu …

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Israel Embassy observes Independence Day

By Our Reporter Israel Embassy in Kathmandu hosted a reception on the occasion of the 68th Independence Day of Israel on 6th June. In his keynote speech, ambassador Neichu Mayer shed light on excellent bilateral relations between the two countries Nepal and Israel. Vice President Nandakishor Pun was the chief …

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