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Tabei passes away


Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Mount Everest, has died at the age of 77. Tabei was suffering from cancer for the past four years and died in the course of treatment at a cancer centre in a Japanese town of Saita, according Japanese Mountaineering Association. Born in Japan on …

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India intends to make SAARC dysfunctional


By Our Reporter The 19th SAARC Summit scheduled to be held in Pakistan on November 9-10 has been postponed after India and three other nations—Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka said they would not attend the summit in Pakistan. Of course, Bhutan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have decided to …

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Birthday celebration for a good cause


By Our Reporter Former Crown Princesses Himani hosted a dinner reception at the Soaltee Hotel on the occasion of her 40th birthday. Around 300 Royal relatives were invited at the dinner reception. According to Dr Phani Pathak, the press secretary of the former King, the dinner reception was organised to …

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MPs’ demand for increasing facilities draw public flake

By Our Reporter The lawmakers’ demand for increase in their facilities including a provision to exempt customs while importing their motors has drawn public flak. The lawmakers, who remain divided on important national issues, forged consensus when forwarding their demand for increasing their facilities. The lawmakers in Nepal had earned …

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20 years jail to those involved in black marketing: Minister Bohara

Kathmandu, Oct 3: Minister for Supplies Dipak Bohara has said that the government was planning to introduce a stringent law against those fomenting black marketing. At an interaction organized by Reporters’ Club in the capital city on Monday, Minister Bohara said the traders adulterating food items and posing risk to …

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Ex-King told to preserve culture and tradition


By Our Reporter When the republic government neglected to preserve culture and tradition, locals have urged former King Gyanendra to maintain the tradition. This year, the organisers of the Pachali Bhairab Festival have invited former King to grace the festival, offer pooja and exchange Khadga, Annapurna Post daily has reported. …

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Former home minister is still missing


By Our Reporter From last Sunday nobody knows whereabouts of former home and foreign minister Madhab Sharma after the vehicle he was raiding plunged into the Trishuli River near Kurintar in the Prithivi Highway. Until writing of this report on Tuesday afternoon, the search team was unable to know about …

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President Xi not to visit in foreseeable future

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28, 2014. Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a landmark visit to fellow export powerhouse Germany Friday, the third leg of his European tour, expected to cement flourishing trade ties and focus on the Crimea crisis.
AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE        (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

By Our Reporter Immediately after his election to the post of the PM, Pushpakamal Dahal, in an interview to a broadsheet daily, had said that the visit of Chinese supreme leader President Xi had not been fixed, whereas, the then prime minister KP Sharma Oli was confident that President Xi …

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Political parties violate constitutional provisions


By Our Reporter Although the new constitution has a provision that the members of the Council of Ministers should be limited to 25, both the government formed after the promulgation of the new constitution last year have violated this. Former Prime Minister K.P. Oli had formed a 41-member cabinet, the …

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Dahal-Karki settle corruption row!


By Our Reporter Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal and chairman of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Lokman Singh Karki, who were in a row regarding a writ filed against Karki in the Supreme Court had reportedly reach an understanding. This was revealed by Prime Minsiter …

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