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Media Society president tenders resignation

Kathmandu, 21 June: Pushkarlal Shrestha, president, Media Society Nepal, has tender resignation from the post effective from 19 June. Shrestha, issuing a statement on Tuesday, 19 June, has stated that even after political change in the country, media sector has been strongly dominated by political syndicate and the government too …

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PM Oli’s China visit under Indian shadow?

By Our Reporter Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli left for Beijing on an official visit to China on Tuesday leading a 111-member jumbo delegation. However, his visit seemed to be influenced by Indian shadow as he omitted a number of agendas he had floated during the elections. Oli who …

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Deuba losing grip in NC

By Our Reporter The national assembly of the Nepali Congress district presidents held in Hetauda became the venue for demonstrating strength for both establishment fiction and opposition fiction in the Nepali Congress. Different factions in the party were seen united against party president Sher Bahadur Deuba. They had put pressure …

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Nepal-India agree to open three new air routes

By Our Reporter A meeting of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and Airport Authority of India (AAI)  agreed to make the Kathmandu-Biratnagar and Kathmandu-Janakpur air routes two-way. Both the parties also agreed to make Janakpur-Patna air-route two-way. Similarly, the meeting held on Saturday decided that the existing Kathmandu-Mahendranagar-New Delhi …

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Oli receives memorandum before his Beijing sojourn

By Our Reporter Rastriya Jagaran Parishad has submitted a memorandum letter to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli drawing his attention on Nepal’s priority agendas before his departure to Beijing. Sadhya Bahadur Bhandari, coordinator of the Parishad, handed over the memorandum to PM Oli. It is stated in the memorandum letter, …

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Prices hike after the budget

By Our Reporter Businessmen of Nepal are expert in showing their profit-oriented nature by hiking the prices of essential commodities immediately after the tabulation of the budget. Although the budget comes into effect only from July 17, the scrupulous businessmen, shopkeepers and middlemen have increased the prices of food and …

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Valley receives muddy rains

By Our Reporter The Kathmandu Valley and many parts of Nepal received mud-mixed rains on Friday night. The denizens were shocked when they saw their roofs and flower plants covered with mud.  It was the first time they had seen mud falling from the sky with rainwater. However, meteorologists said …

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Neurosurgeon Devkota passes away

Kathmandu, 19 June: Renowned neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 64. He is survived by his wife, Dr Madhu Dixit Devkota, and three daughters, Medha, Vasudha and Manjari. Dr Devkota was suffering from bile duct cancer. Dr Devkota breathed his last at the Bansbari-based …

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Indian Patanjali brand ghee begins price war with Nepali products

Kathmandu, 19 June: Indian Patanjali brand is competing with the Nepali dairy products by selling its Patanjali brand ghee at low price, according to Sumit Kedia, local industrialist producing milk products. Talking to Drishti vernacular weekly Kedia said that retail price of the same ghee in Indian market is 570 …

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Journalist Sharachchandra Bhandary bereaved of his father

Kathmandu, 19 June: Deputy Chief Reporter of Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Sharachchandra Bhandary has been bereaved of his father on Sunday, 17 June. Bhandary’ father Pundit Laxmi Prasad Bhandary passed away at his residence at Dharan Submetropolis-16. He was ailing from kidney-related complications since a long time. He was 73. Last …

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