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‘NC eulogizes BP during the day and Biplab at night’

Kathmandu, 12 July: The government has urged the major opposition, Nepali Congress to be clear on its position on violence. It has questioned the NC’s conduct in view of the obstruction of parliament over the Sarlahi incident. At a weekly press meet to share the government’s decision on Thursday , …

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Air service agreement with China

Kathmandu, 12 July:  The government has stated that it is to review aviation agreement with neighbouring China in order to increase the number of flights to various Chinese cities. According to the decision of the Council of Ministers held on June 30, the cabinet has decided to form a five-member …

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Visit Nepal 2020: Visa fee revised

Kathmandu, 11 July: The government has revised its tourist visa fees for foreign tourists. The new tariff will come into effect from July 17, the first day of the new fiscal year. The government on May 26 had made a decision to increase the visa fees.The Department of Immigration informs …

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Secret meeting between Prachanda and Shyam Saran shakes Baluwatar

Kathmandu, 11 July: Baluwatar has shaken badly after former Indian foreign secretary Shyam Saran quietly came to Kathmandu and met CPN Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal at his Bajisepati residence very recently. According to Setopati, an online news portal, erstwhile secretary Saran, who keeps keen interest in Nepal affairs, came to …

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ABC Television’s license expired, Shubhashankar Kandel above the law?

Kathmandu, 11 July: Some media houses are found running their media without following the country’s existing laws, without paying revenue to the government and even without renewing license. Subhashankar Kandel, who was able to release his book from NCP co-chairmen KP Oli and Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda, in which, NCP leaders …

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Prabhu Bank starts operation from Humla

Kathmandu, 11 July: Prabhu Bank Limited has opened its new branch in Kharpunath Rural Municipality Ward 5 of Humla district. “We are glad that Prabhu Bank has reached our village. We request all the people here to take the benefit of banking services provided by the bank,” said Karna Bahadur …

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Teachers beat student to death

Kathmandu, 11 July: A student, who was injured after teachers thrashed him on June 28 in Kanchanpur district, died on Tuesday while undergoing treatment at Bhojipura Hospital, India. Madhav Kalauni, a ninth grader at Mahakali School located at Bhimdutta municipality-17 in Kanchanpur district, said Police Inspector at the District Police …

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Erstwhile Maoist leader Sapkota faces conflict era case

Kathmandu, 11 July: The Supreme Court has issued an order today seeking  a copy of the documents relating to a murder case lodged against former Minister and erstwhile CPN-Maoist (Centre) leader Agni Prasad Sapkota at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The murder had taken place during the insurgency. According to …

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NC urges to seek peaceful solution

Kathmandu, 11 July: The major opposition Nepali Congress has wxpressed serious concern over the killing of a police person Sanjiv Rai on duty and cadres of Netra Bikram Chanda-led group, Nir Kumar Rai, in Bhojpur district on Wednesday. Issuing a statement, NC Spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma said the country which …

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Supreme Court orders to testing pesticides

Kathmandu, 11 July: The Supreme Court has issued an interlocutory order not to implement the government’s decision of importing vegetables and fruits from India without testing pesticides on them. The single bench of Justice Anandamohan Bhattarai issued the order on the first hearing on one among three writ petitions filed …

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