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Transport entrepreneurs facing stern action

Kathmandu, 6 May: A day after the Federation of Nepali National Transport Entrepreneurs imposed a public transport strike, the government on Saturday arrested its President among some other key leaders on the charge of blocking essential services. According to Nagarik daily, police arrested President Yogendra Nath Karmacharya, Senior Vice-President Bijaya Bahadur …

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MPs to enjoy immunity

Kathmandu, 6 May: As an all-party panel in the House of Representatives has finalised the draft of the House of Representatives Regulations, it has been proposed that lawmakers do not get suspended from their position even if they are accused of criminal cases and sent to judicial custody. All print …

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Transport entrepreneurs surrender; end strike

Kathmandu, 5 May: After the government came up aggressively against the transport entrepreneurs’ public transportation strike on Friday, the transport entrepreneurs have called off the ongoing strike. According to today’s dailies, coordinator of the joint movement main committee of the transport entrepreneurs, Yogendranath Karmacharya has issued a statement urging all …

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Former King acquires information about Dr Upendra Devkota’s health

Kathmandu, 5 May: Former King Gyanendra has acquired information about senior neurosurgeon Dr Upendra Devkota’s health condition. Former King Gyanendra has made a phone call to Dr Devkota, who is undergoing treatment at the Neuro Hospital Bansbari, Kathmandu, according to Ghatana Ra Bichar online portal on 4 May. King Gyanendra …

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Former royal family’s gathering at Trisaara Restaurant

Kathmandu, 5 May: Former Royal Family members gathered at the Trisara Restaurant in King’s Way Thursday evening. Around 35 Royal Family members and relatives had spent 3 hours at the Restaurant, reports Online Khabar news portal. Grand daughter of the former King was absent at the gathering. Currently, she is …

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Tatopani Dry Port within a year

Kathmandu, 4 May: The Tatopani Dry Port will come into operation within a year. According to an agreement inked between the Nepal government and Chinese side in Kathmandu, reconstruction of the dry port will be completed by 30 April, 2019, agencies report. As the Chinese side has taken initiative for …

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SC orders to investigate on Water Front Resort

Kathmandu, 4 May: The Supreme Court has ordered to carry out investigation on construction of Water Front Resort in Phewa Lake by tourism entrepreneur Karna Sakya in Pokhara. The joint bench of SC justices Om Prakash Mishra and Sapana Malla have asked the government to constitute a probe committee represented …

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UTL didn’t pay 250 M to NTC

Kathmandu, 4 April: United Telecom Ltd (UTL) an Indian government undertaking is yet to pay 250 million rupees to the Nepal Telecom Corporation (NTC), according to Annapurna Post daily. For years, UTL has not cleared dues to NTC. According to Pratibha Vaidya, spokesperson of NTC, UTL has not paid the …

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Gold smuggling record from TIA

Kathmandu, 4 May: According to the statement given by the smugglers to the probe committee, in five years, they had smuggled gold via the Tribhuvan International Port for 421 times. Within five years, gold worth 17 billion 180 million rupees was smuggled, reports Annapurna Post daily. Some other newspapers have …

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Again Indian bullying in Kanchanpur

Kathmandu, 3 May: Again, Indian bullying was witnessed in Punarbas Municipality in Kanchanpur. At a time when broad-sheet dailies, television networks and FM radios are heavily loaded with reports on Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming Nepal visit, the report on Indian bullying in Kanchanpur didn’t get small space in …

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