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DFID provides 1.5 million pounds to WFP for post-earthquake reconstruction


By Our Reporter The Department for International Development (DFID) has contributed GBP 1.5 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for post-earthquake reconstruction work. Through the donation, WFP will be able to support the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) efforts to rebuild critical infrastructure such as trails in remote …

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Bad signs are ahead in Nepal’s economy

By Our Reporter All is not well with Nepal’s national economy. Widening trade deficit and negative growth witnessed in the balance of payment of Nepal in the last two months are testimony to this. If immediate measures were not taken to correct these negative trends, the risk of Nepal becoming …

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Dengue menace in Jhapa and Chitwan


By Our Reporter The locals of Chitwan and Jhapa have been worried greatly due to the increasing cases of dengue fever in the two districts. In Chitwan 119 people were found suffering from dengue while in Jhapa 96 dengue patients have been identified in Damak alone. The locals have criticised …

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Historical documents disappear

By Our Reporter The “loktantrik” governments having incapable and non-visionary leadership have not even been able to protect our historical documents. According to the Annapurna Post report, the then King Gyanendra had handed-over important and valuable documents to the Nepal government before he quit the Narayanhitty Royal Palace. But the …

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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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