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Manager arrested for taking bribe

Kathmandu, 23April: Assistant manager of the Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) Bardibas branch, Jagadish Prasad Kafle, has been arrested red-handed while accepting bribe money from a client. A team from the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Bardibas office held Kafle while taking Rs 50,000 as commission from …

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Joint efforts and rightly implementation: Key success to development projects

By Sharachchandra Bhandary Kathmandu, 23April: With an objective of taking stock of  current situation and understand the on-going federal reform implications to the overall governance structure, to effective service delivery and to the Finnish funded programmes in Nepa, a Finnish Development Policy Committee (DPC) visited Nepal from 15-20 April. The …

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CIAA favours Home Secretary

Kathmandu, 23 April: The anti-graft constitutional body –Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has put the land purchase scam of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on ‘pending’. According to Tarun vernacular weekly of today, the CIAA has not filed a case against those involved in land purchase scam in …

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When Prachand granted refuse….

Kathmandu, 23 April: The innumerable corruption cases of the Election Commission are found to be excluded in the latest report of Auditor General. According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, several cases of embezzlement of fund were excluded in the report at the command of Maoist leader Prachand. Naya Patrika daily had …

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Scam in Central Bank

Kathmandu, 23 April: Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank Chirnjivi Nepal has relieved Deputy Governor Shiv Raj Shrestha from the responsibility of General Administration and Financial Management Department. According to Sanghu vernacular weekly, deputy governor Sharestha, influenced by banks and financial institutions, served their interests in extending the tenure of the …

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Minister Pun protecting the corrupt

Kathmandu, 23 April: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigaion Barsha Man Pun has transferred the heads of projects of national pride breaching all the norms of bureaucracy. He has chosen the most corrupted Under Secretaries to head the projects breaching the established rule that only Joint Secretaries are entitled …

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Revival of SAARC

Kathmandu, 23 April: Nepal, as the current Chair of an eight member regional bloc- South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), has tried to infuse energy to revive the stalled SAARC process. Prime Minister KP Sharam Oli has said that he had held parleys with his Indian and Pakistani counterparts …

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Government backed syndicate

Kathmandu, 22 April: It has been found that the government stood by the side of transport syndication. Kantipur daily of today has reported that there was strong backing by the government. The government supported the transport syndicators by hiding an act drafted by Ministry of Supplies and Nepal Law Commission …

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Former DIG Niroula detained

Kathmandu, 23 April: Former Deputy Inspector General of Police Govinda Niroula has been arrested in relation to the ongoing investigation over the smuggling of 33 kilograms of gold from the Tribhuvan International Airport. Ex-DIG Niroula was nabbed by the investigation team formed by the Home Ministry to probe into the …

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EIB to support in Nepal’s development

Kathmandu, 23 April: The European Investment Bank has expressed commitment to support alternative energy and rural road expansion projects in Nepal. Angela Marcarino, Head of Lending Division, Asia Pacific, European Investment Bank, who is on a week-long visit to Nepal, expressed this commitment during a meeting with Chief of International …

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