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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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‘No more syndicate’

Kathmandu, 7 May:  Transport entrepreneurs and government held a meeting on Sunday evening, during which the entrepreneurs agreed to abide by the government decision that they have to get registered as private companies to run the business, thereby ending the existing syndicate system, Nagarik daily has reported. People’s News Monitoring …

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NC dissidents raising voice against authoritarianism

Kathmandu, 7 May: According to Nepal Samacharpatra daily of today, district presidents of the main opposition Nepali Congress are holding a meeting soon, in which they are expected to raise their voices against authoritarianism imposed by the party’s central committee on their jurisdiction. The meeting will also prepare a draft …

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Nepali engineers off to China for training

Kathmandu7 May: Nepal is sending 12 engineers to China for a training programme on development and operation of railway network as a preliminary study to construct a Kathmandu-Tibet railway is beginning soon, reports  Abhiyan daily. Quoting spokesperson at the Department of Railways, Prakash Bhakta Upadhyaya, the news states that the …

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Tri-national project gathers much dust

Kathmandu, 3 May: It has already been 10 years since a road network connecting Nepal, India and China via Darchula district of northwestern Nepal was perceived. Discussions about the project itself make the locals happy. However, no significant progress has been made in the project, according to Rajdhani daily. Parties …

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