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Outer Ring Road project in limbo

By Our Reporter The Development and Technology Committee (DTC) of the Federal Parliament recently directed the Ministry of Urban Development to continue the Outer Ring Road Project proposed in 2005. The project was almost shelved after the government could not find ways to acquire the land in the way of …

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Price hike before budget: Tomato prices double

By Our Reporter Signs have it that the people will be marred by the price rise this year even before the tabling of the new fiscal budget. Generally, price hike used to occur only after the tabulation of the budget. But this year, market price has skyrocketed even before the …

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Stern measures to curb drug smuggling

Kathmandu, 22 May : The government has prepared a guideline giving the responsibility of preparing the policy and plans on narcotic drug control to the local level. The Narcotic Drug Control Guidelines prepared by the government provides this responsibility to the local level as per its policy of delegating the …

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Manpower companies’ transactions ceased

Kathmandu, 22 May: The government has ceased the online transactions of 48 manpower companies for not updating the company details on time.  The Department of Foreign Employment decided to close the online transactions of those companies that failed to abide by its direction to update all details on its (Department’s)   …

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Nine die in Dhading road accident

By Our Reporter Nine passengers were killed and 25 others were injured in a bus road accident at Gajuri Rural Municipality-6 in Dhading district on Sunday morning. The bus with registration number Na 7 Kha 4387 heading to Kathmandu from Kakarbhitta, Jhapa, plunged into the Trishuli River at 6:00 am. …

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A plea to the Development Partners of Nepal

Kathmandu, 21May: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the development partners to collaborate and coordinate with it while carrying out any development work. It has also written to the partner agencies asking them to submit to it within May 29 the particulars of the development works they have been …

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Mass massacre in a rural hamlet

Kathmandu, 21 May :A group of masked people murdered nine members of two families at Miklajung rural municipality- 3 on Monday night, said the police. Sharp weapons were used to kill the families of local Dhanraj Sherma and his father-in-law Bam Bahadur Phiya, said the locals. Only a member of …

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Oli and Prachanda undervalue others

Kathmandu, 21May: The senior leaders of Nepal Communist Party (CPN) have expressed grave concerns on how major decisions are being taken by party co-chairs Pushpa Kamal Dahal and PM KP Sharma Oli without having a proper discussion with other leaders. Madhav Kumar Nepal, Jhalanath Khanal, Ashtalaxmi Shakya and Agni Sapkota …

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Free Tibet MPs apologize

Kathmandu, 21 May:  The two members of the Federal Parliament House of Representatives (HoR) embroiled in controversy for their participation at the World Parliamentarian Convention on Tibet, have stated that they were unaware of the intention of the event and that they are filled with repentance s for attending it. …

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Sumargi denies to pay tax

Kathmandu, 21May: Controversial businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi has refused to pay Rs 4.31 billion in capital gains tax in relation to a seven-year-old deal in which Telia Sonera bought 75 percent shares in Sumargi’s Nepal Satellite Telecom. After discovering that 75 percent of shares in Nepal Satellite Telecom, operating under …

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