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WB’s substantial assistance

Kathmandu, 11 May:The World Bank (WB) has agreed to provide concessional loan of 200 million US dollar under the First Programmatic Fiscal and Public Financial Management Development Policy Credit (DPC) in budgetary support and 66 million US dollar for Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme. At a programme organised at Finance …

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Japanese Ambassador calls on Prez

Kathmandu, 11 May: Japanese Ambassador to Nepal, Masashi Ogawa, paid a farewell  to call President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Thursday. They discussed on matters of mutual interests and Nepal-Japan relations, according to the Office of the President. High-ranking officials of the government of Nepal and officials at Kathmandu-based Japanese Embassy were …

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Kathmanduities drinking impure water

Kathmandu, 10 May: According to today’s Naya Patrika Daily, the domiciles of the Kathmandu Valley are compelled to drink impure water. The Health Ministry has found most sources of drinking water in the Kathmandu Valley contaminated. The Ministry found that 70 per cent of the water was contaminated after examining …

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Deep division between Oli and Prachand

Kathmandu, 10 May: Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal has expressed his dissatisfaction with the Communist Party of Nepal-UML Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, accusing him of highhandedness in the formulation of fiscal plans and policies as the two leaders, Republica daily reports. According to …

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Budget Session of the parliament begins

By Our Reporter The budget session of the federal parliament began on Sunday. It is the second session of the parliament formed as per the new constitution. The elections to the parliament were held in November and December of 2017. On the first day of the meeting, altogether four ordinances, …

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Deuba’s syndicate irks NC leaders and supporters

By Our Reporter Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba has nominated officer bearers almost 25 months after he was elected party president. However, his nominations drew flak from the rival faction as well as public as his nominations are not likely to give a new lease of life to the …

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Lawmakers accused of crime not to be suspended

By Our Reporter The committees formed to prepare business rules for the House of Representatives and National Assembly finalised rules provisioning that lawmakers accused of crime carrying jail term of three years or more would not be suspended. Chairman of House of Representatives Business Rules Drafting Committee Krishna Bhakta Pokharel …

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Government announces end of syndicate in public transport

By Our Reporter The government has finally succeeded to end syndicate in the public transportation sector. A minor incident in which a few persons working in other buses or hired by pro-syndicate bus entrepreneurs pelted stones at the buses of the Mayur Yatayat along the Banepa-Kathmandu route a few weeks …

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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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