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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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Meet on Pancheswar from tomorrow

Kathmandu, 22 April : A joint meeting of water resources officials from Nepal and India begins here tomorrow with the goal of speeding up the much-awaited Pancheswar Multi-purpose Project. The meeting of the Energy Secretary-level governing board and join-secretary level Joint Committee is taking place to move the project ahead …

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Kalanki Underpass Way at final stage

Kathmandu, 22 April: Construction works of the Underpass-way at Kalanki is at the final stage, according to Kathmandu Ring-road Improvement Project, reports Nepal Samacharpatra daily. Niranjan Sharma, project Engineer has informed that 95 percent physical progress has achieved and works are on with the aim of completing the underpass way …

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Construction works of Melamchi Project stopped

Kathmandu, 22 April: Italian construction company CMC Rivena has stopped all construction works of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project for last two weeks. According to Senior Divisional Engineer Rajendra Prasad Pant, the construction company, the sole contractor of the Melamchi Project, is saying that due to lack of money to …

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“Not Nepal-India relations but Oli-Modi relations have improved”

Kathmandu, 22 April: Former prime minister and coordinator of the Naya Shakti Party, has said that PM Oli’s recent visit to India has improved relations between Oli and his Indian counterpart Modi. In an interview to Annapurna Post daily correspondent in Delhi, Aasha Thapaliya, explained: “Nepal-India relations are problematic in …

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