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Where is 33 Kg gold? Who is the main smuggler?

By Our Reporter Despite arresting several senior police officers and others for their alleged involvement in the smuggling of 33 kg gold in February this year, it is still not known about the whereabouts of the gold. The smuggling case was revealed only after Sanam Shakay, one of the gold …

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New WB CM takes up position

Kathmandu, 8 May: Faris Hadad-Zervos, the World Bank’s new Country Manager for Nepal, arrived in Kathmandu today to take up his position. Mr. Hadad-Zervos, an American national, joined the Bank in 2001 in the Middle East and North Africa Region. He has since held various management positions, his most recent …

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World Bank lending huge amount

Kathmandu, 8 May: The World bank (IDA) is providing first programmatic fiscal and public financial management under Development Policy Credit amount US$ 200 million to the government of Nepal for budgetary support. According to Ministry of Finance, it is also lending Nepal US$ 66 million loan to promote improved farming …

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Commitment to end syndicate in petro sector

Kathmandu, 8 May:Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Yadav has vowed to end syndicates in petroleum products supply by amending existing policies in the sector and creating a favourable environment for potential new investors to invest the sector, reports Kantipur daily. According to Naya Patrika daily there are many …

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Kamini being sacked

Kathmandu, 8 May: The government is preparing to terminate the service of Managing Director of Nepal Telecom Kamini Rajbhandari and Nepal Telecommunications Authority Chief Digambar Jha expressing dissatisfaction over their performance. According to Karobar daily, the government has ordered them to continue their regular work, but not take any important …

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Agreements being upgraded

Kathmandu, 8 May:  Nepal and India will upgrade some of mutual understandings into the status of treaties during the visit of Modi to Nepal scheduled for May 11 and 12. According to Kantipur daily, the agreements that will get the status of treaties will also include an agreement that the …

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Mafia regaining  public land

Kathmandu, 8 May: Land mafia have been highly awarded by the Kathmandu District Court (KDC) for their bribes. Sanghu vernacular weekly of Monday has raised a serious issue relating to verdict of KDC and the entire judicary. Land mafia Meen Bahadur Gurung and his five associates had registered 112 ropani …

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“Rana rule was more responsible than republic government”

Kathmandu,7 May: Senior citizen from Chilankha, Bigu VDC, Dolakha, Hari Bahadur Khulal, 95, has experienced the mega earthquake of 1990 BS and also the earthquake of 2072 BS. However, compared to the present government the then Rana rulers were more responsible towards the citizen, he shared the relief support and …

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Guerillas of Dalai Lama active in mountain region

Kathmandu, 7 May: The followers of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have mobilized some six thousand activists  for campaigning ‘free Tibet’ in the mountain region, reports Sanghu vernacular weekly. The Nepali Buddhist youths allured by ‘free Tibet’ campaigners under the banner Tibetan Youth Congress have been convinced to join …

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India reluctant to dismantle embankment

Kathmandu, 7 May:  India has shown its sheer reluctance in dismantling the Laxmanpur embankment that has been creating havoc during rainy season every year. The embankment was constructed unilaterally by India defying international law. Chief Minister of Province 5 Shankar Pokhrel and other local leaders, in course of   taking stock …

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