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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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Obituary on Barbara Adams

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By Pushpa Raj Pradhan  It is sad to inform that our senior colleague and columnist for many years in People’s Review weekly, Barbara Adams passed away on Friday evening (22 April) at around 8 pm at the Grande International Hospital where she was undergoing treatment. 24 April was her birthday …

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SK National Assembly Speaker calls on President

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Kathmandu, April 25: Visiting South Korean National Assembly Speaker Chung Ui-hwa Monday called on President Bidya Devi Bhandari at Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas. During the meeting, matters relating to bilateral relations existing between the two countries, mutual interests and bilateral cooperation were discussed, the Office of the President said. On …

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Private school drivers to receive RS 12,000 as basic salary

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Kakadvitta (Jhapa), The school drivers at private schools across Jhapa district are now entitled to Rs 12,000 as a basic salary. An understanding reached between the agitating school drivers and PABSON (Private and Boarding School’s Organization) in a meeting held at the PABSON’s office at Birtamode on Monday decided on …

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JICA’s seamless assistance for earthquake recovery and reconstruction

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To illustrate the overview of activities for reconstruction and rehabilitation after Nepal Earthquake by Government of Nepal with support from Japan and discuss on expediting the reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized ” Build Back Better and Resilience Workshop on 1 Year Memorial of …

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