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Pilot blamed for the US Bangla Airlines crash

By Our Reporter The US Bangla Airlines that crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) killing 51 on 12 March 2018 had met with the accident due to disorientation and complete loss of situational awareness by crew members, the Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission (AAIC) said in its report. “Contributing to …

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China hands over widened Ring Road

By Our Reporter The government of China has handed over the Kalanki-Koteshwor section of the Ring Road to Nepal on Monday. The 10.39 kilometres section of the Ring Road was widened by the Chinese government at the cost of Rs. 3.75 billion rupees. The construction work on the road section …

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Have Dr KC’s demands addressed by the medical bill?

By Our Reporter The government, its ministers and CPN lawmakers have been claiming that the recently endorsed National Medical Education Bill has addressed all the demands of agitating Dr. KC. They also argued that the Bill incorporated more progressive provisions than those raised by Dr KC. However, they still said …

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NETSUKE exhibition held

By Our Reporter Japanese Embassy and Japan Foundation held an exhibition entitled “NETSUKE: Contemporary Wood-Carved Craft” at the Embassy Hall, Panipokhari, Kathmandu. The exhibition, started on from 19 January, will be concluding today, is open for general public. The exhibits called “Netsuke” aresmall art pieces which were developed and flourished …

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NC disrupts House meeting

By Our Reporter Lawmakers of the Nepal Congress (NC) obstructed the meeting of the House of Representatives on Monday, demanding an immediate decision to continue the operation of the hospitals opened in the name of late NC chairmen and former Prime Ministers Girija Prasad Koirala and Sushil Koirala. The House …

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PM Oli in Davos

By Our Reporter Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli addressed as a panelist, two separate sessions on ‘Strategic Outlook on South Asia’ and ‘Shaping the Future of Democracy’ held on January 22 and 23 respectively in Davos, Switzeland. He reached Davos on Monday leading a Nepali delegation to the 49th annual …

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Melamchi Project in limbo

By Our Reporter With the Melamchi Water Supply Development Board (MWSDB) preparing to terminate the contract with the Italian contractor company CMC, the much-awaited Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) is likely to face the time and cost overrun. The board is planning to cancel the contract after issuing the ‘Notice …

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Dr. KC to continue his fast onto death

By Our Reporter Dr Govinda KC who was brought to Kathmandu from Ilam where he was staging his 16th round of hunger strike reiterated that he would continue his hunger strike if his demands were not met. The government, which has been claiming that all of his demands were met, …

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Former King, Queen visiting Simara and Damak

By Our Reporter Former King Gyanendra and Queen Komal are scheduled to go to Simara this week on a private visit. Later, the former Royal couple is going to Damak, informed former King’s press secretary Dr Phani Pathak. The former King will stay at a private residence of his friend …

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Money laundering and Nepali citizens’ deposit in Swiss banks

By Our Reporter A latest report of the Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) team said that it found that 55 Nepalis have invested in several foreign countries. In a year-long study conducted in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), the CIJ claimed it found that 55 Nepalis …

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